Mark Spears Classic Monsters Trading Cards – Spooky New Kickstarter

This looks awesome! Fun card set coming our way from Spears Art LLC and artist Mark Spears. Designed with all classic monster fans in mind, film land’s famous monsters are all represented in this cool new card set: Frankenstein’s Monster, Dracula, Wolf-man, The Mummy, The Gill-Man, and many more. Check it out!

Now On Kickstarter, A Spooky New Retro-Inspired Trading Cards Series! 

Now seeking community support via Kickstarter, a monstrous new trading card series with a retro art style.

Spears Art LLC, a creative arts company based in Huntsville, AL, has announced an exciting new crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its latest retro-style trading cards series. The collection, titled “Mark Spears Monsters Trading Cards,” features 72 monster art cards total with an additional 27 sticker cards. Each “Hobby Box” will contain 20 packs, with packs including six randomized cards and one sticker card. To complete the collection’s retro feel, each pack of cards comes with a piece of 80s-inspired classic bubble gum.  

Mark Spears Monsters Trading Cards is inspired by the trading cards of old and aims to transport users back in time to their childhood. The collection boasts a variety of different card styles, from holo-foil material to chrome. Some classic monsters that buyers can expect to see include Frankenstein, Wolfman, Zombies, Dracula, and many more.   

With a total goal of $19,000, funds gathered through the campaign will help the company finish production of the cards and expand its capabilities. Early backers can secure their own Hot Box for $39 or receive a fuller offering with a Hobby Box for $99, which includes a trading card exclusive to Kickstarter.  There is even an option for a complete set of this Monster Series.  Much like many other trading card series, this collection is expected to increase in value over time.   

Individuals interested in the creative monster card series can visit the campaign’s Kickstarter page at:


Spears Art LLC is a company created and led by Mark Spears, who is based in Huntsville, AL. The artist, who has over 20 years in the comics industry, has worked with Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Warner Bros, Paramount, and more. Spears’ productions have earned him 3 Rondo Hatton Horror Awards to date.

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Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.