2019 Iconic Creations Iconic Literature Makes Trading Card Art Out of the Classics
2019 Iconic Creations Iconic Literature trading cards highlight original artistic interpretations of the classics. The checklist includes a mix of base, chase and sketch cards created by many notable names in the industry.
This is a premium-style product that promises at least one sketch card per pack. There’s also one of three other cards: a metal chase card, wooden chase card or wooden sketch card. These take the sketch card concept only with the original art done on wood.
2019 Iconic Creations Iconic Literature will likely have five or six base cards per pack.
Also in the works are box toppers that have original art.
The subject matter is as diverse as the artists. Shakespeare, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells and Edgar Allan Poe are among the greats to have their bodies of work highlighted. As for specific books, there’s:
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
- The Count of Monte Cristo
- Don Quixote
- The Jungle Book
- Moby Dick
- Oliver Twist
- Picture of Dorian Grey
- Pride and Prejudice
- Robinson Crusoe
- Sherlock Holmes (early stories released before 1923)
- Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
- The Three Musketeers
- Treasure Island
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Iconic Literature is the first set for Iconic Creations, a company started by artist Achilleas Kokkinakis. This is a limited edition product with a production run of approximately 800 packs.
The Iconic Creations Facebook page has several previews of final art, sketch cards and works in progress.
2019 Iconic Creations Iconic Literature trading cards at a glance:
Cards per pack: TBA
Set size: TBA
Release date: February, 2019
2019 Iconic Creations Iconic Literature Artist List
The following is a list of artists contributing to the set.
* notes artists with just one sketch card available.
Soni Alcorn Hender – base art only
Juri Hayasaka Chinchilla
Amy Clark Anderson
David Desbois *
Mick and Matt Glebe *
Mike James Horgan
Athina P. Konstantinidou
Natasa (Tansa) Kourti
Eric Mael *
Veronica O’Connell *
Walter D. Rice Jr.