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Published May 15, 2023 Updated May 15, 2023

Jeu des 7 Familles Spider-Man

Colourful card game featuring the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man and some of his fearsome adversaries.

1996 France Cartamundi Marvel Americana Comic Books Superheroes Card Games Add to Collection

Spider-Man made his first appearance in an American comic book in 1962. Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, Spider-Man has been featured in comic books, television shows, films, video games, novels, plays, and of course playing cards and card games. This version of the 7 Familles game has the usual 7 sets of 6 cards. The sets have titles in French – Menace de la Toile, Le Mur, La Nuit, Spider-Man, Menace d’Araignée, La Ville, and La Toile. The character Spider-Man is seen in action on each of the borderless cards. The back design is a pattern of black spiders against a red background. Game rules are printed on the back of the box. See the box

Jeu des 7 Familles Spider-Man printed and published by Carta Mundi, Turnhout, Belgium, 1996 Jeu des 7 Familles Spider-Man printed and published by Carta Mundi, Turnhout, Belgium, 1996

Above: Jeu des 7 Familles Spider-Man printed and published by Carta Mundi, Turnhout, Belgium, 1996. 42 cards in tuck box. Size: 56 x 87 mm. ™ + © 1996 Marvel Characters, Inc.

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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