1993 WCM : Starlog: The Science Fiction Universe


In 1993, World Class Marketing (WCM) released a trading card set reprinting covers of Starlog: The Science Fiction Universe. The series had a limited production of only 2,500 cases of 10 boxes. Boxes contain 36 foil packs of 9 nine cards. Boxes contain a misprint indicating that there are only 55 cards in the series. The base set is comprised of 100 glossy base cards, a hologram, and 6 checklists. Packs may contain randomly inserted "Space Art Fantastic" promo cards or a Star Trek hologram. The back of each card features a "Space Art Fantastic" puzzle piece.

Christopher Reeve appears as Superman on cards #6, #23, #32, and #39.
1993 Starlog - #6 - Superman Arrives1993 Starlog - #23 - Superman II
1993 Starlog - #32 - Superman III Special Sneak Preview1993 Starlog - #39 - The Scripting of Superman III
The Star Trek hologram comes in a silver or gold variant. The odds of finding a silver hologram are about 1:18 packs. Gold holograms were available through mail order for five wrappers and $3.00. There is one gold hologram card included in the Commemorative Set. The Commemorative Set was limited to 25,000 numbered sets and foil-stamped binders. Five additional cards featuring images from the Star Trek franchise were available for free by mail.

Starlog originally began as a magazine focused on Star Trek content, but later expanded into science-fiction culture. The magazine published 374 issues from August 1976 to April 2009. Issues are available for free in digital format on the Internet Archive.

No. Issue Date Title
1 006 June
2 005 May
3 004 March
4 003 January
5 002 November
6 020 March 1979 Superman Arrives
7 017 October
8 016 September
9 010 December
10 007 August
11 071 June
12 029 October
13 148 November
14 022 May
15 021 April
16 040 November
17 039 October
18 038 September
19 035 June
20 034 May
21 052 November
22 049 August
23 047 June 1981 Superman III
24 160 November
25 041 December
26 062 September
27 059 June
28 058 May
29 056 March
30 054 January
31 068 March
32 067 February 1983 Superman III Special Sneak Preview
33 065 December
34 064 November
35 063 October
36 081 April
37 079 February
38 077 December
39 073 August 1983 The Scripting of Superman III
40 069 April
41 090 January
42 087 October
43 085 August
44 083 June
45 132 July
46 099 October
47 097 August
48 095 June
49 093 April
50 051 February
51 102 January
52 094 May
53 123 October
54 134 September
55 142 May
56 104 March
57 117 April
58 050 September
59 136 November
60 146 September
61 109 August
62 118 May
63 125 December
64 192 July
65 121 August
66 110 September
67 120 July
68 106 May
69 191 June
70 149 December
71 044 March
72 122 September
73 128 March
74 141 April
75 150 January
76 151 February
77 158 September
78 166 May
79 172 November
80 179 June
81 153 April
82 086 September
83 168 July
84 174 January
85 180 July
86 154 May
87 161 December
88 169 August
89 155 June
90 181 August
91 156 July
92 103 February
93 170 September
94 176 March
95 186 January
96 157 August
97 165 April
98 105 April
99 178 May
100 089 December
Checklists
CK1 Checklist #1
CK2 Checklist #2
CK3 Checklist #3
CK4 Checklist #4
CK5 Checklist #5
CK6 Checklist #6
Silver Hologram (1:18 packs)
1 001 August 1977 Star Trek
Gold Hologram
1 001 August 1977 Star Trek
Space Art Fantastic Promos
Promo 1 Space Art Fantastic
Promo 2 Space Art Fantastic
Promo 3 Space Art Fantastic
Promo 4 Space Art Fantastic
Star Trek Covers (Mail-In)
025 August Original Enterprise
032 March Star Trek The Movie
112 November Kirk, McCoy, & Spock
124 November Star Trek: The Next Generation
187 February Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
5x7 Promo Card
001 August 1977 Star Trek




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