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Published December 13, 2015 Updated June 11, 2022

DC Comic Bombshells

Stylish playing cards featuring the glamorous, superpowered female stars of the alternate reality world of DC Comics, published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015

2015 United Kingdom DC Comics Forbidden Planet Ant Lucia Batman Cartoon Comic Books Fantasy Pin-up Add to Collection

Stylish playing cards featuring the glamorous, superpowered female stars of the alternate reality world of DC Comics in a retro pin up look by US artist Ant Lucia, published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015. See the box

Glamorous female stars of DC Comics published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015. ™ & © DC Comics

Above: stylish and high quality cards featuring the glamorous female stars of DC Comics published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015, ™ & © DC Comics.

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    Quite a clever concept to produce glamour or 'pin-up' cards from comic book characters!

    DC Comics Bombshells published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015. ™ & © DC Comics

    Above: all the pips feature the same image in each suit, both jokers have the same image, whereas the aces and courts are all different.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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