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Video Game Trading Cards to Premier at 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show
Twin Galaxies International will unveil the first set of trading cards for the video game industry to the non-sport trading card industry at the 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show in Allentown, Penn., April 21-22, 2012.
By: Grace Snoke
Twin Galaxies will display more than 200 published trading cards - including the completed "Superstars of 2011" set. Card samples from the upcoming "Superstars of 2012" set will be on hand as well. In addition to honoring video game champions who hold world records, these sets will commemorate the history of the worldwide video game industry by honoring iconic industry pioneers, historic events, landmark milestones and noted video game personalities.
A number of gaming celebrities on the cards are planning to attend the event to sign their cards for the public. Celebrities already confirmed to attend include Billy Mitchell and Walter Day as well as CEO of Twin Galaxies International Pete Bouvier. More appearances will be announced upon confirmation.
The Philly Non-Sports Card Show is the premier event for non-sport and entertainment card collectors. The “Philly Show” is one of the country's only exclusive non-sport only trading card shows and is the largest of its kind.
Collectors will find a diverse array of trading cards depicting The Walking Dead to Wacky Packages and Star Wars to Marvel Comics. The show boasts card dealers, artists, publishers, manufacturers, free exclusive promotional card give-aways and more. Exhibiting manufacturers include Breygent Marketing, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Famous Fabrics, Non-Sport Update, Rittenhouse Archives, SideKick and shopTopps.com.
The artist line-up for the 56th Philly Non-Sports Show is outstanding and features the top sketch card artists in the field of trading cards. Those artists include: Axebone, David Gross, Rhiannon Owens, Sean Pence, Elaine Perna and Tony Perna. Top artists from Ireland Trev Murphy and Veronica O’Connell will be exhibiting at their first-ever U.S. card show. Together, these artists have worked on Marvel, Star Wars, Dexter, Vampirella, Bettie Page, DC Comics and many, many other trading card titles.
Admission to the Philly Non-Sports Card Show is just $8 daily. A two-day pass may be purchased for $12. Show hours are Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, 10 AM to 3 PM.
The 56th Philly Non-Sports Card Show will take place at the Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S 12th Street, Allentown, PA, 18103.
Complete show details can be found on Non-Sport Update’s website at: http://nonsportupdate.com/
Or contact Harris D. Toser, Production Manager, at 717-238-1936 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information on the Twin Galaxies Video Game Trading Cards is available on the website: http://www.videogametradingcards.com or by contacting Grace Snoke at grace.snoke@
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About Twin Galaxies International
Twin Galaxies International is the world's official authority on player rankings, gaming statistics and championship tournaments. Home to over 120,000 verified scores from over 52,000 members around the world, TGI has been featured in 2007's King of Kong' and 'Chasing Ghosts' documentaries, TVs 'Big Bang Theory', 'Chuck' and multiple print publications and as official adjudicators during E3 2009. For more information, visit www.twingalaxies.com