For those of you with your fingers on the pulse… sorry… <ZAPP!> “Fingers On The Pulse”, you will remember my post a couple of months ago about the <BOOM!> ‘Mighty Super Heroes Playing Cards’, and you may even be thinking (or at least, you should be thinking) “hasn’t she covered this before…?” And dawg nabbit you’d be right!!!! I did!!!! But <POW!!!> (ok, enough of all that…) due to a certain small company called ‘Marvel’ they had to pull the last campaign and totally re-evaluate the artwork on the whole deck…. I’ll get back to that in a moment… But for now….by
“Roll up! Roll up!! Enter if you dare! Be prepared for some spine chilling sights in the Pit of Curiosities! The Greatest Show on Earth is here for your entertainment. Roll up!!”
“Children with candyfloss, and prizes of goldfish.
Young men kill tin ducks, in sharp shooter poses.
The laughter of the lovers, on the rickety stairs.
The rumble of the diesel, and the sounds of the fair…”
The opening bars of the song “Fairground Attraction” by the Scottish band of the same name started playing in my head when I first saw this Slideshow Playing Cards deck by Str8Games. These take you back to an era gone by where fairgrounds were bustling gatherings of all walks of society getting together to be entertained, amazed, enthralled and yes, even horrified. Continue readingby
This 2D, Harlequin-esque, minimalist, basically-designed deck of playing cards is an absolute must-have for the serious collector. Or even the not so serious collector. Or for you, even. Look at it. It’s beautiful. What would YOU do differently……? Can’t think of anything? No wonder.by