Upper Deck Launches Marvel ‘The Avengers Assemble’ Movie Trading Card
Sketch Cards, Costume Cards, Autographs Cards and ‘Ultimate Panel’ Cards
Bring the Movie to Life for Fans of the Popular Franchise!
Carlsbad, CA (March 23, 2012) – Upper Deck, in collaboration with
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, is excited to announce the release of its “The
Avengers Assemble” trading cards which chronicle the events that lead up to
Marvel’s “The Avengers” and also offer fans a first look at the
highly anticipated movie prior to its May 4 release. Only Upper Deck can bring fans
collectible cards of their favorite Marvel characters such as Iron Man, Thor, Captain
America, and Hulk.
“In anticipation to the film’s popularity, we are pulling out all the
stops to unsure Upper Deck’s ‘The Avengers Assemble’ release is
chock-full of compelling content Marvel fans will covet,” said Jason Masherah,
Upper Deck’s vice president of Marketing and Business Development. “With
amazing sketch cards from top Marvel artists, movie-worn memorabilia cards and autograph
cards of actors from the film; each pack will be a thrill for fans to open.”
Each 7-card pack will have one hobby exclusive insert. On average, every 24-pack
box will deliver a hand drawn one-of-a-kind sketch card, one single or dual memorabilia
card, and one printing plate or triple or quad memorabilia card. The series also
includes autograph cards from the film’s cast including Cobie Smolders, Jeremy
Renner and Chris Hemsworth, as well as an additional chase card set with the “Ultimate
Panel” cards that feature panels cut from an actual Marvel “The Avengers
No. 1” comic book. Autograph and “Ultimate Panel” cards
will fall two per case on average.
Upper Deck’s “The Avengers Assemble” trading cards are available
in stores now!
About Upper Deck
Upper Deck is the leading sports and entertainment trading card and collectibles
company. For more information on Upper Deck and its products please visit
About Marvel’s The Avengers
Marvel Studios presents “Marvel’s The Avengers”—the Super Hero team up of a lifetime,
featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain
America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens
global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping
agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world
back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett
Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L.
Jackson as Nick Fury, directed by Joss Whedon, from a story by Zak Penn and Joss
Whedon with screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular
Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution
ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and
spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012.
“Marvel’s The Avengers” is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount
Pictures. The film is being produced by Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige and
executive produced by Alan Fine, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Louis D’Esposito, Patricia
Whitcher, Victoria Alonso and Jeremy Latcham. The film releases May 4, 2012, and
is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company,
is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built
on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over
seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing
and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com.