Browse by Tag - Wild West

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11 May
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WILD WEST Playing Cards. Decks with authentic Far West flavor

Although he has not stopped working and collaborating in playing cards design, it’s been a year since Randy Butterfield (Midnight Card Company) launched his latest solo campaign. He’s back with a fabulous success: WILD WEST. A good friend of Max Playing Cards for years, I have always recognized my weakness for Randy and his personal style. Inspired by the Wild West, Randy has used a traditional pencil-on-paper technique to capture a historical vision of one of the many episodes of late-nineteenth-century…

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06 March
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Wild West Playing Cards. The decks that will cross the Mississippi

The nineteenth century was a particularly convulsive time during the expansion of the border of the United States of America towards the Pacific Ocean coast. The colonization meant an big technological advance and a fundamental historical fact in the development of the United States but, at the same time, a bloody exploitation and oppression of ethnic minorities. This historical process has been the inspiration of all kinds of artistic expressions, headed by the Western movies genre. Playing cards design could not be…

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06 November
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Bicycle WILD WEST Playing Cards. I would get them if I were you, stranger.

Justin Froyd (Jamm Pakd Cards) is one of those tenacious and energetic artists. Since I know him, and that’s when he started designing cards in 2014, he has not stopped working to make his decks a reality. After his success with the Bicycle Coat of Arms decks, Justin has relaunched what he considers his best work: BICYCLE WILD WEST. For this project Justin has counted again on his old friend, the designer J. Gonzo, and with his own experiences in Arizona…

29 September
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Bicycle Wanted Dead or Alive deck. Playing cards with reward!

  From the Wild West, a group of legendary characters inspire the Bicycle Wanted Dead or Alive deck. There is a story behind each of the characters present in these cards. Wyatt Earp, Annie Oakley, Doc Holliday or General Custer appear in some of the court cards of these 52 cards completely customized by the Canadian graphic artist Vincent Tran. Vincent said to me: “Growing up, I think most people have seen one or more wild west films, tv shows…