1983 Parker Brothers : Superman III Card Game

1983 Parker Brothers : Superman III Card Game

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1983 Parker Brothers : Superman III Card Game

Parker Brothers released the Superman III Card Game in 1983. Superman III, starring Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor, was released  in the United States on June 17, 1983. 

Each box contains 25 Adventure Cards, 52 number cards, and 32 playing chips. The Superman image on the box is from the 1982 DC Comics Style Guide penciled by José Luis García-López and inked by Dick Giordano. The Adventure Cards contain movie scenes illustrated by Neal Adams.

The Adventure Card images appear in the Superman III Board Game from Parker Brothers. The board game cards are copyrighted 1944. A variation of the board game released in Argentina by Cromy. The Argentina version does not contain any DC branding or references to Superman III.

Topps Chewing Gum issued a card and sticker series for Superman III in 1983. Promotional images from Superman III appear in a series of stickers released by Ziploc. Superman III Action Replay Game cards were released by Nabisco in the UK.


Superman III Card Game Rules

Ages: 6 to 12

Number of players: 2 to 4

Equipment: 25 Adventure cards 52 Number cards 32 SUPERMAN playing chips: 8 red, 8 blue, 8 green, 8 yellow

Approximate playing time: 5 to 15 minutes

Object: Be a hero - just like SUPERMAN - by competing in this fast-moving numbers game full of risk and strategy.

Try to get number cards that total 11-or as close to 11 as possible without going over. You'll need nerves of steel to decide whether to add another card to your hand-and risk going over 11- or play it safe with the cards you have. Win the round, and you can be a hero by turning over Adventure cards. Be the first to turn over 5 cards in a row, and you've won the game!

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