1992 Eclipse Enterprises : Famous Comic Book Creators


In 1992 and 1993, Eclipse Enterprises released a trading card set that honored figures in the comic book industry. The Famous Comic Book Creators series features artists, writers, and editors from over 50 years of publishing.
1992 Eclipse - Famous Comic Book Creators
The First Series is comprised of 110 cards. Packs contains 12 cards and there are 36 packs in a box. The series was followed by a 1993 Update expansion of 36 cards. The card backs contain selected credits and a brief biography for each person. The package design and art is by Larry Marder. The card text was written by David Allen. Color photo retouching was done by Ed Rachles.

Superman contributors showcased in the First Series include Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson, Jack Kirby, Julius Schwartz, Kurt Schaffenberger, George Pérez, and Wayne Boring.

1992 Eclipse Famous Comic Book Creators - #31 - Curt Swan1992 Eclipse Famous Comic Book Creators - #28 - Murphy Anderson1992 Eclipse Famous Comic Book Creators - #53 - Julius Schwartz1992 Eclipse Famous Comic Book Creators - #35 - George Perez1992 Eclipse Famous Comic Book Creators - #98 - Wayne Boring

The set exists in a yellow or blue backed variation. The less common blue back promo cards were sent to artists and distributed in giveaways. A custom imprinted vinyl 3-ring binder was sold through mail for $6.95. Complete factory sets and uncut sheets were also released. A folding promo sheet contains two uncut samples of the George Pérez and Sergio Aragones cards.

A complete 1992 First Series set is comprised of 110 base cards. The 1993 Update expansion contains 36 cards.

1992 Eclipse Enterprises : Famous Comic Book Creators
1 Will Eisner
2 Wally Wood
3 Gary Kwapisz
4 Walt Kelly
5 Keno Don Rosa
6 Mark Gruenwald
7 Norm Breyfogle
8 Jim Shooter
9 Steve Rude
10 Bob McLeod
11 John Buscema
12 Dan Brereton
13 Rick Geary
14 Jim Starlin
15 Joe Simon
16 John Romita Sr.
17 Kate Worley
18 Reed Waller
19 Howard Cruse
20 Eddie Campbell
21 Martin Nodell
22 Larry Marder
23 Doug Moench
24 Dick Ayers
25 Michael T. Gilbert
26 Bob Burden
27 Brent Anderson
28 Murphy Anderson
29 Mike Baron
30 Kurt Schaffenberger
31 Curt Swan
32 Neil Gaiman
33 Marv Wolfman
34 Len Wein
35 George Perez
36 Sergio Aragones
37 Bob Kane
38 Al Williamson
39 David Boswell
40 Jim Engel
41 Matt Wagner
42 Gerard Jones
43 Erik Larsen
44 Steve Leialoha
45 Trina Robbins
46 Scott McCloud
47 William Messner-Loebs
48 Carl Potts
49 Moebius
50 Bill Sienkiewicz
51 Stan Sakai
52 Wayne Vansant
53 Julius Schwartz
54 Larry Hama
55 Steve Englehart
56 Sam Glanzman
57 Todd McFarlane
58 Charles Vess
59 Timothy Truman
60 Paul Chadwick
61 Mark Verheiden
62 Ken Steacy
63 Tom Lyle
64 Bryan Talbot
65 Mike W. Barr
66 Frank Springer
67 Timothy Bradstreet
68 Ron Frenz
69 Klaus Janson
70 Al Gordon
71 Ann Nocenti
72 Tom Yeates
73 Marie Severin
74 Marc Hempel
75 Roy Thomas
76 Paul Mavrides
77 Don McGregor
78 Joe Staton
79 Fred Kida
80 Gray Morrow
81 Mark Wheatley
82 Mike Ploog
83 Marc Silvestri
84 Mark Nelson
85 Mark Evanier
86 Paul Gulacy
87 Sam Kieth
88 Mark Schultz
89 Ken Macklin
90 Lela Dowling
91 Beau Smith
92 Bill Reinhold
93 Gilbert Shelton
94 Dan Spiegle
95 Bill Finger
96 Bill Everett
97 Reed Crandall
98 Wayne Boring
99 Milton Caniff
100 Jack Kirby
101 Chuck Dixon
102 Clive Barker
103 John Bolton
104 George Herriman
105 Harvey Pekar
106 David Wenzel
107 Sal Buscema
108 Lou Fine
109 P. Craig Russell
110 Checklist
1993 Update
111 Jim Valentino
112 Ernie Chan
113 Stan Woch
114 John Romita Jr.
115 Dave Cockrum
116 Kurt Busiek
117 Brett Ewins
118 William M. Gaines
119 Ian Gibson
120 Basil Wolverton
121 Bill Griffith
122 Scott Hampton
123 David Lloyd
124 Sheldon Moldoff
125 Bruce Jones
126 Jerry Robinson
127 Luke McDonnell
128 Frank Thorne
129 Paul Levitz
130 Doug Wildey
131 Ron Lim
132 Fred Burke
133 Alfredo Alcala
134 Roberta Gregory
135 Irwin Hasen
136 Kerry Gammill
137 Alex Raymond
138 David Chelsea
139 James Hudnall
140 Diane Noomin
141 Matt Feazell
142 Frank Cirocco
143 Harvey Kurtzman
144 Robert Crumb
145 Don Simpson
146 Checklist



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