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The Jedi are extinct, their fire has gone out of the universe. You, my friend, are all that’s left of their religion.

“The Jedi are extinct, their fire has gone out of the universe. You, my friend, are all that’s left of their religion.” – Grand Moff Tarkin

Here is another small sneak peek at a few of the cards I’ve completed for the upcoming Star Wars Galactic Files trading card set due out later this year from Topps.

Each is individually hand painted.  No digital reproductions on these cards.

Thanks for stopping by and looking, and please be sure to head over to the shop for more hand painted Star Wars art.

Hand Painted Star Wars Galactic Files sketch cards

Release Date: 09/26/12

Topps Star Wars Galactic Files celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the original Star Wars film.

Hobby Exclusive – 2 hits per box!
* 1 Sketch Card Featuring Hobby Exclusive Artists
* 1 Autograph – Including: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Ray Park, Peter Mayhew, Amy Allen and More!
* 1 Embroidered Patch Relic

350 base cards – the largest Star Wars card set ever produced!

Each card is a stunning visual masterpiece with multiple finishes and premium foil-stamping on heavy 24 pt. stock.

Expansive coverage of characters, vehicles and creatures from all 6 films, The Clone Wars and the Expanded Universe (comics, novels, etc.) in one massive set!

Multiple themed inserts take a deep dive into the Star Wars mythology!

* Duels of Fate: 10 cards explore the most intense Lightsaber duels from the movies. 1:6 packs.
* “I Have a Bad Feeling About This”: 8 cards document each time this famous phrase is uttered throughout the theatrical saga. 1:4 packs.
* Classic Lines: 10 cards capture the most memorable quotes from the films. 1:4 packs.
* Heroes on Both Sides: 10 cards feature key battles with winner on the front side and the loser on the back. 1:6 packs.
* Foil Cards: 20 cards unveil rarely seen beautiful black and white photos from the Star Wars set. 1:6 packs.

Look for 3 levels of rare sequentially numbered base card parallels: Blue (350 per subject), Red (35 per subject) and 1/1 Gold!

24 packs per box, 12 cards per pack

Why, you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking Nerf herder.

Why, you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking Nerf herder. – Princess Leia

Star Wars is turning 35.  Topps is celebrating by issuing a new trading card release.

I’m on board as a sketchcard artist for this release.  Here is a small preview of what I am contributing.

Boba Fett sketch cards

Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of A New Hope, Topps is releasing its most ambitious Star Wars card set to date! This massive 350-card collector’s set covers the characters, creatures and vehicles from all 6 films as well as the Expanded Universe and The Clone Wars. Each super-premium 24 pt. foil-stamped card is full of intriguing details and includes a set of icons that cross-reference other cards in the series that relate to it. Plus each base card has 4 sets of rare parallels: Blue (350 each), Red (35 each) and  Gold (35 each). Special inserts complement this in-depth retrospective: “I Have a Bad Feeling About This,” Duels of Fate, Heroes on Both Sides, and Classic Lines. Additionally a set of 20 Foil insert cards showcase rarely seen black and white photography from the original trilogy. Each Hobby Box includes 1 Sketch Card and either 1 Autograph (Hobby Only) or 1 Embroidered Patch “relic” card (Hobby Only). 12 cards per pack, 24 packs per box.