1996 Fleer/SkyBox : Kingdom Come Xtra


Fleer/SkyBox released the Kingdom Come Xtra trading card set on August 14, 1996. The cards reprint artwork from the award-winning Kingdom Come miniseries by Mark Waid and Alex Ross. The complete series is comprised of 50 base cards and 4 insert sets. There were 12,000 numbered boxes produced. Each box contains 36 packs and there are 6 cards in each pack. Superman of Earth-22 is prominently featured in this card series.

Two parallel base sets have been hand-numbered to 40 and signed by writer Mark Waid or artist Alex Ross. The odds of finding an autographed base card are approximately 1:180 packs.
1996 SkyBox - Kingdom Come Xtra #29 - Superman (#/40)
"Countdown" cards #1-29 feature story scenes and a synopsis on the back. The "Crossroads" subset portrays individual characters on cards #30-50. Superman is showcased on three "Crossroads" cards.
1996 SkyBox - Kingdom Come Xtra - Crossroads #48 - Superman
One of sixteen "Sketchboard" cards are inserted into every pack. The "Sketchboard" cards contain reproductions of Alex Ross pencil sketches. Superman images appear on two "Sketchboard" cards, including the checklist.
1996 SkyBox - Kingdom Come Xtra - Sketchboard One - Superman
There is one "Creator Collection" insert found in every 9 packs. The inserts feature exclusive artwork of Superman and five other main characters.

"Kingdom Come Classics" showcase Alex Ross paintings of Action Comics #1, Detective Comics #27, and Wonder Woman #1. The odds of finding a classic cover art card are 1:9 packs.
1996 SkyBox - Kingdom Come Xtra - Classics #1 - Superman in Action Comics #1
One of three "Unfolded" mini-posters are inserted into every nine packs. The "Unfolded" cards contain cover art from the first three issues of Kingdom Come. The large cast of characters are identified on the backs on the foldouts.

Promo cards are unnumbered and contain the same Superman artwork from card #20.

The complete set is comprised of 50 base cards and 4 insert sets.
No. Subset Title
1 Countdown The minister had dreamt terrible dreams. 
2 Countdown For Norman McCay, the appearance of The Spectre
3 Countdown Like the rest of the world, America had long 
4 Countdown In the face of the new world disorder, many old
5 Countdown The new superhumans stood for little, and belie
6 Countdown For ten years, Superman had turned his back on
7 Countdown Commanding the nation's attention, Superman 
8 Countdown Wonder Woman has always been a creature of 
9 Countdown Von Bach was among the most powerful and vicious
10 Countdown The resurrected Justice League expanded its numbers
11 Countdown Once he prowled Gotham City in person, but his
12 Countdown They called themselves the Mankind Liberation Front
13 Countdown Pretending to be sympathetic to their cause
14 Countdown Lex Luthor's obvious authority over the mighty
15 Countdown Using skill and cunning undimmed by age, Batman
16 Countdown There are two laws of nature that villains like
17 Countdown Hidden from normal sight by The Spectre
18 Countdown Surrounded by a pantheon of great heroes
19 Countdown The time for talking was at an end. 
20 Countdown A gulag built to control the uncontrollable
21 Countdown As a battle between metahumans raged out
22 Countdown Batman and Wonder Woman fought together
23 Countdown The Amazons judged that Wonder Woman had failed
24 Countdown Though it began as a clash between whole 
25 Countdown Blasting Captain marvel with his heat vision 
26 Countdown Again and again, Captain Marvel called down 
27 Countdown Superman had tried desperately to reach Captain
28 Countdown Using all the might of Shazam, Captain Marvel 
29 Countdown In the smoldering aftermath, the Earth was safe
30 Crossroads Green Lantern
31 Crossroads Hawkman
32 Crossroads Flash
33 Crossroads Batman
34 Crossroads Bat-Knight
35 Crossroads The Dark Knight
36 Crossroads Wonder Woman
37 Crossroads Amazing Amazon
38 Crossroads Amazon Warrior
39 Crossroads Magog
40 Crossroads The Joker
41 Crossroads Lex Luthor
42 Crossroads The Spectre
43 Crossroads Red Robin
44 Crossroads Deadman
45 Crossroads Billy Batson
46 Crossroads Captain Marvel
47 Crossroads The Power of Shazam
48 Crossroads Superman
49 Crossroads The Man of Steel
50 Crossroads The Man of Tomorrow

No. Title
Sketchboard (1:1 pack)
one Superman
two Wonder Woman
three Captain Marvel
four Superboy
five Nightstar
six Arthur & Dolphin
seven Black Canary III
eight Atom-Smasher
nine The Ray
ten Red Arrow
eleven Blue Beetle
twelve Flash IV
thirteen Jade
fourteen Hourman II
fifteen Starman VII
S-16 Superman - Checklist
Creator Collection (1:9 packs)
one Superman
two Batman
three Wonder Woman
four Captain Marvel
five Norman McCay
six The Spectre
Kingdom Come Classics (1:9 cards)
one Action Comics #1
two Detective Comics #27
three Wonder Woman #1
Unfolded (1:9 packs)
one Kingdom Come #1
two Kingdom Come #2
three Kingdom Come #3
Autographed Base Cards (1:180 packs)
1-50 Alex Ross (#/40)
1-50 Mark Waid (#/40)
Promo Cards
Superman (image from #20)



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