The Marvel Universe Unpacked with Robert Wilson IV

Our video series where comic creators open old Marvel Universe trading cards and chat about them kicks off here

Remember those old Marvel Universe trading cards from the early 90s? The ones with the power ratings and the great art? I loved those, as did many of the people who ended up making the comics we love today. Some of those people joined me at this year’s Emerald City Comic Con, as we opened packs of Marvel Universe Series II trading cards – the well-agreed upon peak of those cards – to talk about their memories of these cards, characters and creators who worked on them.

And up first, we have Heartthrob artist Robert Wilson IV, who talks about the part those cards played in his growth as a comic fan, his love of Jim Lee and Wildstorm, and more. Give it a watch, and look for another one of these videos next week.

Also, a quick shout out to Mike Oz and his brilliant “Old Baseball Cards” video series over at Yahoo! It was definitely my inspiration for this, and if you like baseball and old cards, you’d probably love Mike’s series.