1994 SkyBox Master Series: DC Comics Edition

1994 SkyBox Master Series : DC Comics Edition Pack Wrapper

The SkyBox Master Series: DC Comics Edition was released on June 22, 1994. It was the first fully-painted set to showcase DC heroes and villains. Each box contains 36 packs and there are 6 cards in each pack. Packs originally retailed for $1.49 each. SkyBox International produced 10,000 individually numbered cases, each containing 20 boxes.

Each card features original painted artwork created exclusively for this series. The base cards are UV coated and stamped with gold-colored foil. Each case contains 20 boxes and an uncut four-panel sheet of foil inserts S1–S4. The odds of finding one of four foil inserts are 1:18 packs. The featured characters are Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Arrow, and Hawkman.

Superman headlines the base set on card #1. The painting by John Estes was reprinted in the DC Comics Pepsi Cards series.

Superman and Doomsday are featured on a "Double-Sided Spectra" insert. The odds of finding one of the six etched-foil cards are approximately 1:36 packs. The Superman and Doomsday images were painted by Tom Fleming. Both paintings were reprinted in the DC Comics Pepsi Cards series.

1994 SkyBox DC Master Series - Double-Sided Spectra DS3 - Superman & Doomsday

The odds of finding the "Superman SkyDisc Redemption Card" are 1:240 packs, or about 3 per case. The "Superman SkyDisc" hologram card was available through a mail-away redemption that expired on December 31, 1994. 

1994 SkyBox DC Master Series - #SD2 - Superman Skydisc Redemption 1994 SkyBox DC Master Series - #SD2 - Superman Skydisc
1994 SkyBox DC Master Series - #SD2 - Superman Skydisc

Six different promo cards were distributed through dealers, magazines, and comic conventions. Four-panel 8 x 10 inch promo sheets were issued with white borders, or blue borders numbered to 1,000. Uncut sheets and test proofs were released to the public by Fleer/SkyBox International.

1994 SkyBox DC Master Series - DS3 - Superman & Doomsday Test Proof 1994 SkyBox DC Master Series - DS3 - Superman & Doomsday Test Proof

Many artworks from Master Series: DC Comics Edition were later used in the 1995 DC Comics Pepsi Cards collection released in Mexico.

Like many other releases of the mid-1990s, the front of the cards contain a UV coating. It is common for the base cards to become "bricked," or stuck together if improperly stored.

1994 SkyBox Master Series: DC Comics Edition
1 Superman John Estes
2 Supergirl John Estes
3 Superboy John Estes
4 Steel John Estes
5 Cyborg John Estes
6 Lex Luthor II John Estes
7 The Eradicator John Estes
8 Mongul John Estes
9 Doomsday John Estes
10 Glorith & Mordru Nelson
11 Valor Juda Tverski
12 Emerald Dragon Nelson
13 Live Wire Juda Tverski
14 Saturn Girl Juda Tverski
15 Cosmic Boy Juda Tverski
16 Virus & Pulse Nelson
17 Andromeda Nelson
18 Polestar Nelson
19 Vril Dox Thom Ang
20 Captain Atom Julie Bell
21 Mirage Paul Lee
22 Martian Manhunter Bruce Jensen
23 Nightwing Bruce Jensen
24 Geo-Force Bruce Jensen
25 Battalion Lou Harrison
26 Arsenal Lou Harrison
27 Ferrin Colos Lou Harrison
28 Batman Dave Dorman
29 Robin Dave Dorman
30 Azreal - Batman Dave Dorman
31 Bane Dave Dorman
32 Oracle Dave Dorman
33 The Joker Dave Dorman
34 Ra's Al Ghul Dave Dorman
35 Catwoman Dave Dorman
36 Two-Face Dave Dorman
37 Monarch John Higgins
38 Vandal Savage John Higgins
39 Raven John Higgins
40 Poison Ivy John Higgins
41 Black Adam John Higgins
42 Darkseid John Higgins
43 Brimstone John Higgins
44 Doctor Polaris John Higgins
45 Blaze John Higgins
46 Green Lantern Tony Harris
47 Alan Scott Tony Harris
48 Guy Gardner: Warrior
49 Sinestro Tony Harris
50 Hal Jordon Tony Harris
51 Guardians of the Universe Tony Harris
52 Impulse Hector Gomez
53 The Flash Hector Gomez
54 Max Mercury Hector Gomez
55 The Spectre Tom Mandrake
56 The Demon Tristan Schane
57 Phantom Stranger Scott Hampton
58 Deadman Kent Williams
59 Eclipso Duncan Fegredo
60 Dr. Fate Jon J. Muth
61 Orion Dave Devries
62 Lobo Dave Devries
63 Deathstroke, The Terminator Dave Devries
64 Green Arrow Ray Logo
65 Gypsy Hector Gomez
66 Changeling Ray Logo
67 Crimson Fox Hector Gomez
68 Metamorpho Ray Logo
69 Maxima Hector Gomez
70 Aquaman Hector Gomez
71 Huntress Hector Gomez
72 The Atom Hector Gomez
73 Damage Joe Phillips
74 Anima Joe Phillips
75 Argus Joe Phillips
76 Triumph Joe Phillips
77 Technocrat & Wylde Joe Phillips
78 The Ray Joe Phillips
79 Starman Joe Phillips
80 Gunfire Joe Phillips
81 Faust Joe Phillips
82 Hawkman John Bolton
83 Hawkwoman John Bolton
84 The Guardian Steve Rude
85 Wonder Woman Bolton
86 Blue Beetle & Booster Gold Cathleen A. Thole
87 Black Canary John Bolton
88 Power Girl John Bolton
89 Shazam! Steve Rude
90 Checklist
Foil Insert (1:18 packs)
F1 Wonder Woman Cathleen A. Thole
F2 Aquaman Duncan Fegredo
F3 Green Arrow Alexander Gregory
F4 Hawkman Nick Choles
Double-Sided Spectra (1:36 packs)
S1 Green Lantern / Hal Jordon Joe Devito
DS2 Batman / The Joker Simon Bisley
DS3 Superman / Doomsday Tom Fleming
DS4 Flash / Reverse Flash Boris Vallejo
DS5 Lobo / Lobo Bill Sienkiewicz
SkyDisc Exchange (1:240 packs)
SD2 Superman SkyDisc Redemption Card
SD2 Superman SkyDisc
Four-Panel Cards
S1–S4 Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Arrow, Hawkman Foil Insert Case Topper
Deathstroke, Batman, Hawkman, Poison Ivy white border
Maxima, Joker, Lobo, Captain Atom white border
Deathstroke, Batman, Hawkman, Poison Ivy blue border, #/1,000
Maxima, Joker, Lobo, Captain Atom blue border, #/1,000
Promo Cards
C1 Doomsday Capitol City Comic Con
Ci1 Maxima Cards Illustrated
D1 Doomsday Diamond Conference
H1 Doomsday Heroes Comic Convention
N1 Aquaman Non-Sport Update
P1 Doomsday Triton

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