Spike: The Complete Story Premium Trading Cards from Inkworks
Fox Licensing & Merchandising and Inkworks announce the first ever BUFFY THE VAMPIRE
SLAYER/ANGEL cross-over trading card series: SPIKE: THE COMPLETE STORY Premium Trading
Cards. For the first time, Inkworks tells the complete story of how "William the
Bloody" evolved into fan-favorite "Spike."
The new 72-card series features subsets including: "Becoming Spike," the sequential
story as told throughout the seasons of BUFFY & ANGEL; "Ladies' Man," "Bloody
Pains" and "Spike Speak." Also look for randomly inserted bonus cards
Autograph Cards - One per box! Ten different autograph cards: James Marsters (Spike), Juliet
Landau (Drusilla), Julie Benz (Darla), Mercedes McNab (Harmony), K.D. Aubert (Slayer Nikki Wood),
Kali Rocha (Cecily Adams), George Hertzberg (Adam), Steven W. Bailey (Soul Demon), James Leary
(Clem), Simon Templeman (Pavayne). (10 Cards - Inserted appx. 1:36 packs).
Heart & Soul Cards - A nine-card foil puzzle featuring original painted artwork by renowned
fantasy artist Boris Vallejo. (9 Cards - Inserted appx. 1:11 packs).
Spike + Buffy Cards - Six foil and embossed cards featuring the love/hate/love story of Spike
and Buffy that fans crave! (6 Cards - Inserted appx. 1:17 packs).
Pieceworks® Cards - Four cards featuring actual pieces of the infamous leather coat Spike wore
throughout BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and ANGEL. Two of these are autographed Pieceworks® cards
signed by James Marsters (Spike). Each autographed card will have an "A" as part of
the card number for authentication. (4 Cards - 2 from BUFFY and 2 from ANGEL).
Artist's Autograph Card - A special card featuring the painting, Heart & Soul. Each card is
individually autographed by renowned fantasy artist, Boris Vallejo. These cards will be
randomly inserted into the packs at a rate of one per case. (1 Card - Inserted appx. 1:432
Box Loader Cards - Three "Hero's Journey" cards. (3 Cards - 1 per sealed display box).
Case Loader Card - A special foil case loader card, Bloodlines, that traces Spike's vampire
bloodlines. (1 Card - 1 per sealed case).
Spike PALz Figure - A Spike PALz action figure has been created by Palisades Toys exclusively
for Inkworks. Redemption cards for the special Spike figure from the BUFFY Season Four episode,
"Harsh Light of Day," will be inserted into packs of SPIKE: THE COMPLETE STORY at a
rate of one per case. (1 Card - Inserted appx. 1:432 packs).
Packs of SPIKE: THE COMPLETE STORY have a suggested retail price of $2.29. Each pack contains
six cards with 36 packs in each sealed display box. A SPIKE: THE COMPLETE STORY collector
album (SRP $19.95) has been created for this set. 299 sequentially numbered uncut mini-press
sheets of the "Heart & Soul" puzzle are available for a suggested retail price of
$69.95 per sheet.
ABOUT BUFFY AND ANGEL
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, which concluded its seventh and final season in May, 2003, is an
action-packed thriller/comedy created by Joss Whedon. Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Buffy,
a quick-witted heroine whose birthright as the Slayer, the Chosen One of her generation with
the ability to hunt and destroy vampires, conflicts with her desire to lead a normal life.
Armed with a wooden stake, martial arts skills and the help of her friends, Buffy battles
against evil and protects the world from total destruction.
ANGEL was a spin-off of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER that starred David Boreanaz as Angel, a
200+ year old vampire. After years of suffering under the effects of a gypsy curse, he left
Sunnydale and Buffy to move to Los Angeles where he sought to regain his humanity by saving
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and ANGEL were produced by Mutant Enemy, Inc., Kuzui Enterprises, and
Sandollar Productions, in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television.
ABOUT FOX LICENSING & MERCHANDISING
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markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth
Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned
with Twentieth Century Fox Television, one of the top suppliers of primetime entertainment
programming to the broadcast networks.
Date: February 9, 2005
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