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Fan-Made Horror Trading Cards: Collect 'Em All!

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Okay, so maybe we're fibbing a little bit; you probably can't collect or trade most of the horror-themed cards in the “Nightmares on Cardboard” collection at the blog Thorzul Will Rule – because for the most part they're fan creations made just for fun. But that doesn't make them any less cool.
 
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While the bulk of Thorzul's collection is comprised of legit baseball cards, he's also introduced several series of horror-themed cards.
 
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In addition to movie monsters and screen slashers, Thorzul's macabre galleries also include “monsterized” versions of real sports stars and movie monsters depicted as ball players.
 
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There are even mockup cards for literary figures like Edgar Allan Poe, and all-star filmmakers like George Romero.
 
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Of course the flipsides of many of these cards feature clever character stats, which often include “kill counts,” preferred weapons & tactics, and trivia.
 
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One of the most creative entries in the collection is this 3D Carrie card, with a dripping layer of blood:
 
 
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