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Published June 10, 2022 Updated May 14, 2023

Avengers Playing Cards by Theory11

Marvel’s Avengers: The Infinity Saga Premium Playing Cards produced by Theory11 and designed by Mattson Creative, 2021.

2021 USA Studio on Fire Theory11 United States Playing Card Co. Marvel Mattson Creative Advertising Luxury Movies & Film Pop Culture Superheroes Add to Collection

Above: red foil seal which says The Infinity Saga • Marvel • Playing Cards. See the seal on the box.

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Avengers Playing Cards from Theory11 is one of their movie tie-in merchandise decks. Targeted at luxury deck collectors as well as fans of the Marvel movie franchise the Avengers; which features superheroes such as Iron-Man, Captain America and Spider-man.

Theory11 have produced luxury decks for pop-culture franchises such as James Bond, Star Wars and Harry Potter.

There are 56 cards in the deck: 52 playing cards, 2 jokers, 2 gaff cards. The deck features custom designed courts, each depicting superheroes from the film. The pips also include gold ornamentation on each card; with the pips on the aces featuring easy-to-miss details from characters in the film. The jokers illustrate villains from the film, Loki and Thanos. The back's design includes intricate details and symbols from the film's narrative.

The two gaff cards are almost identical except for the faces of characters are different on the fronts and backs; these extra cards also note that “Theory11 produces the world's finest playing cards. The ultimate high-end luxury playing cards.

Theory11 describes the box as “simply jaw-dropping”; with its gold foil accented embossing. And that the deck is a "stunning celebration" which will help fans of the franchise experience the iconic moments from the storyline as they hold the deck in their hands.

Theory11 commissioned Ty Mattson of Mattson Creative to design the pack. Mattson works as a creative director for clients such as Coca-Cola and Hasbro.

Above: the front of the box.

Above: the back of the box.

The tuck box was printed by Studio On Fire, and used gold foil and a shimmery red foil that shifts hue at different angles.

First Card: one of the two gaff cards. Second Card: Back design. Third & Fourth Cards: Jokers illustrating villans Thanos and Loki from the Avenger's movie.

Theory11 produces the world's finest playing cards. The ultimate high-end luxury playing cards.

First Row: Courts stylised to resembel characters from the film, Star-Lord, Black Widow and Thor.
Second Row: The Hulk, Scarlett Witch and Black Panther.

First Row: Spider-Man, Miss Marvel and Iron Man, with a variation of the Suicide King design where the king is firing a laser beam behind his head rather than a sword.
Second Row: Hawkeye, Shiri amd Captain America.

Above: bottom of the Box. Premium Playing Cards by Theory11.

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