Sets Based on Third Season of Arrow and Second Seasons of Gotham, The Flash, and Outlander Among Those to Be Shown at Annual Trade Conference



Lake Forest, CA – April 2, 2017 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and collectibles, today announced that it will be attending Industry Summit, the annual trade conference for professionals in the trading cards and collectibles industries that will be held April 2-5 at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Cryptozoic will be in GTS Distribution’s lounge showing several of its recent and upcoming trading cards sets, including:
Trading Cards Season 3: The set captures all the drama from the third season of the popular CW show Arrow, as Oliver Queen (a.k.a., The Arrow) is joined by several new allies and tries to stop Ra’s al Ghul and the League of Assassins. The release features a 72-card Base Set, three different Chase Sets, and randomly inserted authentic Autograph, Prop, Wardrobe, and Redemption Cards. Fan-favorite actors like Caity Lotz (who plays Sara Lance), Katie Cassidy (Laurel Lance), and Emily Bett Rickards (Felicity Smoak) are among the signers for the set. Redemption Cards include items used by characters on the show in Season 3, such as the sword and two rings belonging to Ra’s al Ghul and the quiver .
The Flash Trading Cards Season 2: The set showcases the high-speed action from the second season of the CW’s runaway hit TV series The Flash, as Barry Allen (a.k.a., The Flash) takes on the evil speedster Zoom and numerous other meta-humans from his Earth and Earth-2 while aided by his family and friends at S.T.A.R. Labs. It features a 72-card Base Set; three Chase Sets; randomly inserted Autograph, Wardrobe, and Prop Cards; and a one-of-a-kind randomly inserted Redemption Card. Signers for the set include stars Wentworth Miller (Leonard Snart), Teddy Sears (Jay Garrick), Victor Garber (Dr. Martin Stein), Shantel VanSanten (Patty Spivot), Violett Beane (Jesse Wells), and John Wesley Shipp (Henry Allen). The single Redemption Card can be sent in by a lucky fan in exchange for the actual Key to the City prop used in the Season 2 episode “The Man Who Saved Central City.”
Gotham Trading Cards Season 2: The set depicts all the drama and complex characters in the second season of Fox’s acclaimed TV series Gotham, as Detective Jim Gordon faces a rising tide of villains in Gotham City and young Bruce Wayne searches for his parents’ killer in the years before becoming Batman. The release features a 72-card Base Set, four Chase Sets, and randomly inserted authentic Autograph and Wardrobe Cards. Signers for the set include popular actors David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne), Camren Bicondova (Selina Kyle), Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot), James Frain (Theo Galavan/Azrael), and Cameron Monaghan (Jerome Valeska). Some of the Wardrobe Cards include portions of items worn by Ben McKenzie (James Gordon).
Outlander Trading Cards Season 2: The set highlights the best moments in the second season of Starz’s hit historical time-travel drama Outlander, as Claire and Jamie arrive in 18th century France to prevent the doomed Scottish rebellion in one timeline and a pregnant Claire reunites with husband Frank in the 20th century in the other timeline. It includes a 72-card Base Set, four Chase Sets, and randomly inserted Autograph Cards and Wardrobe Cards, which contain pieces of fabric used to make the lavish costumes in the show. Signers for the set include stars Sam Heughan (James Fraser), Duncan Lacroix (Murtagh Fraser) and Graham McTavish (Dougal MacKenzie).
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DC Bombshells Trading Cards: The set is based on DC’s popular line of statues and comic books that is inspired by 1940s pinup art and reimagines DC’s history by placing its powerful female characters (and even a few male ones) at the center of World War II. The 63-card Base Set and Chase Sets feature art from the DC Bombshells comics and variant covers—including drawings by Ant Lucia—as well as the sketches and illustrations used to create Cryptozoic’s DC Bombshells and Lil Bombshells figures. Inserts include hand-drawn Sketch Cards from some of today’s hottest artists and rare variants, such as Foil Boards and Printing Plates. Each hobby box contains a rare Golden Goddess variant of a DC Lil Bombshells vinyl figure.
In addition, Cryptozoic will be giving away two different Promo Cards at its table: The Flash Trading Cards Season 2 Promo Card P3 (showing the villainous Zoom) and Outlander Trading Cards Season 2 Promo Card P3 (showing Jamie and Claire in a loving embrace).
Source :  Cryptozoic’s Entertainment 
SDCC: "Flash" Cast Reveals Spoiler-Filled Secrets Of Flashpoint Timeline !!!!

SDCC: "Flash" Cast Reveals Spoiler-Filled Secrets Of Flashpoint Timeline !!!!


SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for "The Flash" Season 3. Read at your own risk!

In the Season 2 finale of "The Flash," Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) did something drastic: he traveled back in time to the moment that his mother was murdered and prevented her death. That one moment, the moment that sent his father to jail and put Allen in the care of Joe West, was averted, thus completely changing the timeline around him.

We didn’t get to see how the effects of that impulsive decision played out in the finale, but -- as revealed during a press event for the show at Comic-Con International in San Diego -- it will result in plenty of changes to the CW series when it returns this October.


A new timeline has been created, referred to as Flashpoint. Barry Allen will remember his old life, but everyone around him will have changed. Pretty much every character will find themselves exploring new dynamics and emotional arcs -- and there will even be a new Flash, played by Keiynan Lonsdale. Here’s a quick list of some of the big changes in store for "The Flash" as they enter Flashpoint.

  • The fallout of "Flash’s" second season finale, referred to as Flashpoint, will have an effect on the other shared universe CW/DC shows. "Flash" lead Grant Gustin even said that he knows of a Flashpoint change in "Arrow," which he said was a subtle one.



  • When we pick up with "The Flash" in the season three premiere, a year will have passed since Barry altered the timeline and he will be loving his new life. Both of his parents are alive, Wally West is the Flash, and Barry works for the CCPD. But Barry will also get advice from another speedster about navigating the new timeline, Gustin said.



  • Keiynan Lonsdale spoke about his role as the Flash of the Flashpoint timeline, saying that he’s confident in the part -- maybe too confident. But, as Jesse L. Martin revealed, his identity won’t be known to his father, Joe West.



  • Joe West will be on the outs with his daughter Iris West (Candice Patton) because of unrevealed reasons. Patton confirmed that Iris is still a reporter in the Flashpoint timeline, which is a job that she loves portraying on screen. Martin said that his character will be at a low point, and Barry will have to work hard to get Joe out of his rut. Lonsdale and Patton both weren’t sure if Joe West was still married in the Flashpoint timeline, as that hasn’t come up yet in the scripts they’ve received. Overall, though, the West family dynamic will have changed.



  • Joe West’s relationship with the rest of the cast will have changed as well. While he will interact with Kid Flash, he won’t know that the hero is his son, Wally. And since he didn’t raise Barry Allen, the two won't be terribly close -- therefore, Joe won’t know who Cisco (Carlos Valdes) or Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) are.



  • Carlos Valdes spoke about Cisco’s arc in the upcoming season, saying that Flashpoint will affect the entire dynamic of the show. And while he remained mum about exactly how his Vibe powers will factor into his new Flashpoint role, he did tease that powers have a tendency to grow alongside characters.



  • New cast addition Tom Felton spoke about his character, fellow Central City Police CSI Julian Dorn, saying that he will be suspicious of Barry Allen and will have a "slightly abrasive" relationship with him. He also said that while Julian will know Barry through years of working together, Barry will not be familiar with Julian due to his newness in the Flashpoint timeline.



  • With "Supergirl" now on the CW, Grant Gustin expressed great excitement at the thought of Superman coming to the series (played by Tyler Hoechlin). But don’t expect to see a Flash and Superman team-up anytime soon. Gustin revealed that he has not yet shared a scene with Hoechlin, and doesn’t know if he actually will. "The Flash" is in production on the second episode of Season 3 right now, and "Supergirl" begins production on its second season next week.



  • And while it’s been established that all four of the CW’s DC shows ("Arrow," "Flash," "Supergirl" and "Legends of Tomorrow") will have a weeklong crossover this season, none of the cast members yet know what it will entail. When asked what he would like to see happen in the crossover, Keiynan Lonsdale laughed and said he just hopes he’s in it.

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