Fans will light up with this deluxe, collectible notecard set featuring 24 black-light images of celebrated Marvel Comics characters, including Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, Thor, and the Hulk, illustrated by legendary artists Jack Kirby, John Romita Sr., Gene Colan, and others.
The origins of this remarkable notecard series date back to the year 1971 when Marvel Comics joined forces with the famed novelty publisher, the Third Eye, Inc. This collaboration resulted in the creation of a groundbreaking series that combined the allure of Marvel’s beloved characters with the mesmerizing appeal of black-light imagery. For years, enthusiasts have held onto the memory of these original Marvel black light notecards, cherishing them as treasures of pop culture history. Now, after all this time, the long-awaited moment has arrived, as this deluxe collector’s set presents an unrivaled opportunity to relive the magic.
Prepare to be captivated as fans of Marvel Comics are in for an exhilarating treat with the introduction of this exquisite deluxe notecard collection. This carefully curated set boasts a stunning array of 24 black-light images that showcase the iconic characters from the Marvel Universe. Among these celebrated figures are the legendary Spider-Man, the empowering Captain Marvel, the mighty Thor, and the unstoppable Hulk. What makes this collection truly exceptional is that these captivating illustrations are the creations of renowned artists such as the venerable Jack Kirby, the illustrious John Romita Sr., the visionary Gene Colan, and other artistic luminaries.
Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, each notecard in this set is an authentic reproduction of the originals. The vivid black-light images are meticulously printed using fluorescent inks that come to life on high-quality paper, ensuring that every detail and nuance of the original artwork is faithfully captured. The notecards, presented at their full scale, radiate the same day-glow splendor that enchanted fans decades ago.
Adding an enriching layer to this already extraordinary collection is a compelling commentary by the esteemed historian Roy Thomas. This commentary delves into the intriguing history of the collaboration between Third Eye and Marvel Comics, shedding light on the cultural significance of these black-light masterpieces. Accompanying the commentary are captivating images of the original comic book art that graced the notecards, providing a deeper appreciation for the artistic ingenuity that gave birth to these timeless visuals.
This deluxe notecard set is not just a mere collection; it’s a journey through time and artistry. It revives the nostalgia of a bygone era while introducing these captivating creations to a new generation of fans. As each notecard is unveiled, the room is sure to be filled with the same sense of wonder and awe that captivated enthusiasts when these images were first introduced. Marvel aficionados, art enthusiasts, and collectors alike will find themselves irresistibly drawn to this limited opportunity to own a piece of history and to revel in the resplendent allure of the Marvel Universe’s most iconic characters.
- 24 high-quality reproduction notecards + envelopes
- Each card measures 6″ wide x 9.25″ high
- Printed in fluorescent inks for viewing in black light
- Packaged in a fully designed archival box for safe storing
- A brief history of the notecards and the original comic book art by historian and former Marvel editor-in-chief Roy Thomas