The Sopranos®: Season One Ultra-Premium Trading Cards from Inkworks
Inkworks has announced the release of a new ultra-premium trading card product featuring the
critically acclaimed and award-winning HBO® hit television series THE SOPRANOS®. THE SOPRANOS®:
SEASON ONE ULTRA-PREMIUM TRADING CARDS are now available in trading card retail outlets. Inkworks
brings all the drama, seduction and action of the Season One episodes to this limited 72-trading
card series. This extraordinary ultra-premium release is printed on premium foil board, giving
every card a "chase card" look and feel.
In addition to the base cards, collectors can find randomly inserted bonus cards that add to this
- Autograph Cards - ONE PER BOX! Eight different autographers: Jamie-Lynn DiScala (Meadow Soprano),
Jerry Adler (Herman "Hesh" Rabkin), Kathrine Narducci (Charmaine Bucco), Sharon Angela
(Rosalie Aprile), Matt Servitto (Agent Dwight Harris), Paul Schulze (Father Phil Intintola), Frank
Pellegrino (Frank Cubitoso), and Aida Turturro (Janice Soprano). (8 cards - Inserted approximately
- "Family Matters" - A nine-card foil puzzle. (9 cards - Inserted approximately 1:11 packs).
- "Le Belle Donne" - Six cards featuring the women in Tony's life. (6 cards - Inserted
approximately 1:14 packs).
- Box Loader Cards - Three different "Business is Business" cards. (3 cards - One per display
- Case Loader Card - One "David Chase Chase Card." This special card salutes creator/director
David Chase. (1 card - One per shipping case).
LATE ADDITION - NEW AUTOGRAPH CARD!
Dominic Chianese (Junior Soprano) is a fabulous last minute addition to The Sopranos®: Season One
autograph line-up. "We are very excited to let our customers and collectors know that we have just added
a Dominic Chianese autograph card for The Sopranos®: Season One," said Allan Caplan, president
of Inkworks. "Junior Soprano IS the patriarch of the Sopranos family and a key member of the cast."
After the Dominic Chianese autograph cards have been signed and returned to Inkworks, they will be allocated at
a rate of one per case and shipped to Inkworks customers based on previous orders as well as future orders of
The Sopranos®: Season One. Retailers should contact their Inkworks distributor or the Inkworks sales
office with any questions.
Packs of THE SOPRANOS®: SEASON ONE Ultra-Premium Trading Cards have a suggested retail price of $3.49.
Each pack contains seven cards with 24 packs in each sealed display box. A collector album has been especially
developed for THE SOPRANOS®: SEASON ONE release that will coordinate with all planned six season releases
(SRP $19.95). Also, 199 individually numbered "Family Matters" puzzles have been left uncut and are
available at a suggested retail price of $69.95.
Last September, THE SOPRANOS® received four Emmys® including Drama Series; Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
(Michael Imperioli); Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Drea de Matteo); and Writing for a Drama Series
(Terence Winter, "Long Term Parking"). THE SOPRANOS® is a production of HBO Original Programming,
Brad Grey Television and Chase Films.
Inkworks is an award-winning entertainment trading card manufacturer based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
Current Inkworks licenses include ANGEL, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, THE X-FILES, SMALLVILLE, ALIAS, ROBOTS,
CHARMED, FAMILY GUY, SERENITY, and others. For a complete product release schedule, more information on
Inkworks products or to find out how to get free collector cards, please visit the Inkworks web site at www.inkworks.com.
HBO® and THE SOPRANOS® are service marks of Home Box Office, Inc.
Date: July 22, 2005
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