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Bēhance: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Adam Mordecai

These a little bit crazy but symmetrical playing cards were designed by the American artist, Adam Mordecai, and are dedicated to Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. This theme is quite popular for playing cards. These are a working project, so they can be produced some day… in colour.

© Adam Mordecai 2014

Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards: Spades


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Playing Cards and Art: Posters #3

The third portion of posters inspired by playing cards.

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1. Theatre poster by Tanguy Ginter de Parseval

This poster was created to promote a play in France.


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Posted by on 16.11.2014 in Playing Cards and Art


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Playing Card Art: Playing Cards by Tom Whalen

These are several playing cards designed by the American artist, Tom Whalen, as posters dedicated to different monsters in cinema.

The Queen of Spades is represented by the Queen from the Alien(s) franchise. The franchise was started by the eponymous science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott (1974). The film tells the story about a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature that stalks and kills the crew of a spaceship. The Alien and its accompanying elements were designed by Swiss surrealist artist H. R. Giger. This film got such a high success that it gave birth to the series of sequels.

The second film in the series was Aliens (1986). It was directed by James Cameron and was focused more on action. With the help of marines, the main heroine of the series, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), confronts hordes of Aliens on a planetoid. Aliens was the first film in this series which represented the Queen of Aliens.

© Tom Whalen 2013

The Queen of Spades – The Queen of Aliens


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Bēhance: AISM Playing Cards by Simone Bianchetti

These playing cards were designed by the Italian artist, Simone Bianchetti, for AISM (Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla – The Italian Multiple Sclerosis Association).

© Simone Bianchetti 2013

AISM Playing Cards: Jokers


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Preview: Run Playing Cards by Jason Brumbalow

The director of New Product Development at Murphy’s Magic Supplies*, Jason Brumbalow, decided to create his own series of playing cards which should be interesting for magicians, cardists and playing card collectors.


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Posted by on 06.11.2014 in USPCC


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