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Non-Sport Update
Volume 12, Number 4

Cover Date: August-September 2001.
Originally Issued: 07/01.

NSU Vol. 12, No. 4

Variant Cover[1]:
NSU Vol. 12, No. 4 Variant Eric Carr Cover

Variant Cover[2]:
San Diego Comic Con 2001 Exclusive (Limited to 777 copies)
NSU Vol. 12, No. 4 Variant Buffy/Angel  Flip Cover

Articles in this Issue:

  • Editorial: A Day in the Life
    How is a cell phone like a holo-foil card? Only our editor knows for sure.
  • A Chimp Off the Old Block
    Topps isn't monkeying around with their new Planet of the Apes card set!
  • Why Can't We All Just Get Along?
    Rittenhouse Archives presents four lessons in how humans and aliens can co-exist in our ever-shrinking galaxy.
  • Pearl Harbor Remembered
    Real history is captured on cardboard with Dart Flipcards' upcoming tribute to the event that threw America into WWII.
  • Only Available in Canada? Pity!
    Read about some rare and unusual sets produced by our neighbors to the north.
  • Topps 53rd Anniversary
    We congratulate Topps on 53 years of memories by recalling their real first baseball cards. They weren't what you might expect.
  • Drumming Up Memories of KISS
    Eric Carr, late drummer for the rock band KISS, finally gets the remembrance he deserves, courtesy of Studio Chikara.
  • Star Wars Evolution
    Topps, our resident Star Wars storytellers, brings us the next chapter of the space saga with Star Wars Evolution cards.
  • X-Men History On Cards
    OK, mutants, here is the lowdown on your favorite Marvel characters on cards. Included is a chronology of the X-ers from 1976 to the present.
  • Breaker 1-9, You Got Your Ears On?
    Trading cards have something for everyone—even for gear-jammin' road hogs!
  • From Coffee to Coffins
    An interview with Anthony Head (Giles of Buffy the Vampire Slayer) sheds some exclusive light on Inkworks' new Buffy 5 and Angel 2 card sets.
  • Your Promo Want List
    Got promos? If so, you'll drink in this pictorial listing of some of the tastiest promo cards we could find!

Free Promos:

LEXX Hercules The Complete Journeys Planet of the Apes
(Dynamic Forces)

Hercules The Complete Journeys

Planet of the Apes
2 of 4

Star Wars Evolution Thunderbirds
Star Wars Evolution
P1 and P2 are randomly inserted at a 50-50 rate
(Cards Inc.)

Variant Buffy Issue Promo:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 5
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 5
NSU Exclusive Inkworks Embossed

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