Tim Burton is bringing Through the Looking Glass to the big screen this week with a new surreal installment of the Alice in Wonderland tale and Upper Deck will revisit the story as well in an upcoming trading card set.
Goodwin Champions has been known for its unusual inclusions in its run with Upper Deck, which began back in 2009. This year’s edition will include hand-painted booklets that revisit the Alice story chapter by chapter when it arrives in July.
So, yes, the card seen above is a hand-painted creation.
Beginning this month, Funko has several waves of new Pop! vinyl figures coming for some big franchises in film and TV from the past and the present.
The new Ghostbusters, Aliens, Flash Gordon, Mean Girls, Willy Wonka, DragonBallZ, Through the Looking Glass and Harry Potter are just some of the properties with figures coming between now and August.
Oh, and it’s also got the likes of UFC stars Ronda Rousey and Connor McGregor on the way along with the fighters in the political world — Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — scheduled to become toys, too.
What: 2016 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions trading cards
Arrives: July 6 (and also later via e-Pack)
Box basics: three hits per 20-pack box, 16 boxes per case (two eight-box inner cases)
What’s buzz-worthy: Upper Deck’s eclectic mix of everything goes in heavy on MMA stars this year with the first certified autographs of Holly Holm along with other notables such as Miesha Tate, CM Punk and Paige VanZant, while also including an impressive array of the unusual and the historic.
See a gallery and more … below.