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.
While the bulk of Thorzul's collection is comprised of legit baseball cards, he's also introduced several series of horror-themed cards.
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.
There are even mockup cards for literary figures like Edgar Allan Poe, and all-star filmmakers like George Romero.
Of course the flipsides of many of these cards feature clever character stats, which often include “kill counts,” preferred weapons & tactics, and trivia.
One of the most creative entries in the collection is this 3D Carrie card, with a dripping layer of blood: