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08 March

THE WONDERLAND and LOOKING GLASS Playing Cards. Classical illustrations from a classic of literature

After successfully producing his Halloween deck, the imaginative creator Stephen W. Brandt (Swabbed Decks) has decided to launch a project inspired by one of the most popular classics: THE WONDERLAND and LOOKING GLASS. This project stems from Stephen’s admiration for the illustrations of Lewis Carrol‘s classic books made by the well-known British cartoonist John Tenniel. Specifically, these two decks are based on two of these works: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass”, made in the mid-nineteenth century….

22 June

A Victorian Adventure Bicycle deck. An interesting mix of classic novels

  Alex Willis (Man Made Games), creator of the Bicycle 1616 Silver deck, presents his last work I already talked about some days ago: A Victorian Adventure Bicycle deck.     The design of this deck is based on his favorite classic novels: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (spades), Around the World in 80 Days (clubs), A Princess of Mars (diamonds), Tarzan (hearts) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (jokers).     With this deck, Alex also pays tribute to…