By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor
Don’t worry, this card set doesn’t bite.
Rittenhouse Archives is preparing for the release of 2013 True Blood Archives Trading Cards, a set based on the HBO show on vampires. True Blood stars Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse and focuses on the world surrounding her filled with vampires, werewolves and shapeshifters.
True Blood Archives releases on August 7. There will be 24 five-card packs in each box featuring two autographs and one relic card. The autograph checklist includes many of the show’s top stars including Paquin, Ryan Kwanten (Jason Stackhouse), Alexander Skarsgard (Eric Northman) and Rutina Wesley (Tara Thornton).
The base set will consist of 72 cards: bios for 48 characters and plot cards for 12 episodes in Season 5.
Collectors will also have chase cards of base parallels (1 in 3 packs), True Blood Romance (1:8), Quotable True Blood (1:12) and Gallery Character cards (1:24) that are plastic.
This set will be limited to just 4,000 boxes.
Alexander Skarsgard as Eric Northman Extremely Limited
Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse Extremely Limited
Ryan Kwanten as Jason Stackhouse Extremely Limited
Rutina Wesley as Tara Thornton Extremely Limited
Michelle Forbes as Maryann Forrester Extremely Limited
Kelly Overton as Rikki Extremely Limited
Anna Camp as Sarah Newlin Extremely Limited
Valentina Cervi as Salome Extremely Limited
William Sanderson as Sheriff Bud Dearborne Extremely Limited
Janina Gavankar as Luna Garza Extremely Limited
James Frain as Franklin Mott Extremely Limited
Chris Bauer as Sheriff Andy Bellefleur Extremely Limited
Denis O’Hare as Russell Edgington Very Limited
Grant Bowler as Cooter Very Limited
Mehcad Brooks as Eggs Very Limited
Todd Lowe as Terry Bellefleur Very Limited
J. Smith-Cameron as Melinda Mickens Limited
Kevin Alejandro as Jesus Velasquez Limited
Jim Parrack as Hoyt Fortenberry Limited
Dale Raoul as Maxine Fortenberry Limited
Jessica Tuck as Nan Flanigan Limited
Nelson Ellis as Lafayette Reynolds Limited
Kristin Bauer as Pam De Beaufort Limited
Allan Hyde as Godric Limited
Lauren Bowles as Holly Cleary Limited