This week marks the official publication of Abrams’ Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One. This deluxe 548-page hardcover, by The Topps Company, Gary Gerani and Robert V. Conte showcases all five of the original Topps Star Wars series. Readers will see all 330 of the classic blue, red, yellow, green, and orange starfield series from 1977 and 1978. Both the fronts, backs, and stickers are here. Look for movie facts, story summaries, actor profiles, and puzzle cards all depicted in the pages of the book.
Many collectors will now be familiar with previous Abrams/Topps hardcovers such as their Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages, Mars Attacks, and Star Trek books. The books are of excellent quality. This one includes over 500 pages. A collector favorite feature is the inclusion of exclusive trading cards. And on that front, Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One is here to please! Included are four bonus trading cards.
Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One includes an introduction and commentary by the world’s most prolific trading card back writer, Gary Gerani. Gerani was the original editor of all five series. A special afterword by Robert V. Conte spotlights Star Wars Wonder Bread trading cards, which are also reprinted inside. The book’s cover price is $24.95 and more information can be found on Abrams’ website: abramsbooks.com.
Three lucky fans will win a New York Comic Comic exclusive edition of Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One signed by Gary Gerani. To enter, complete the Rafflecopter box below. While you may only enter once, our plug-in gives you an opportunity to multiply your chances up to four times by entering your email address, visiting and liking the NSU Facebook page, visiting and liking the ABRAMS Books Facebook page, and/or posting a tweet. Or you may simply enter your email address. See the plug-in below for details as well as the official contest rules. The contest will end November 27, 2015 at Midnight. Sorry but contest open to U.S. residents only.
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