If the Create the World cards aren’t your thing, maybe some from a galaxy, far, far away will be more your thing. The official LEGO® Star Wars Trading Card has arrived in stores. If you’re collected past LEGO Trading Cards such has the LEGO NINJAGO or NEXO KNIGHTS collection, then you’ll be familiar with the set. There’s a Starter Pack, Multipack, single packs of cards and a series of Limited Edition cards to track down. Unlike past series, the LEGO Star Wars series is published by Immediate Media, who published the various LEGO Magazines. So you should be able find the cards in a wider range of retailers.
LEGO Star Wars Trading Card Collection Starter Pack
Price: £4.99 | Contains: Collectors Binder, Poster, Pack of Cards & Limited Edition Yoda Cards
LEGO Star Wars Multipacks
Price: £3.99 | Contains: 4 packs of cards and 2 Limited Edition Cards | 4 to collect
There are four different Multipacks to collect, each contain 2 of 8 different Limited Edition cards including Obi-Wan & Luke, Anakin & Rey, Poe & Finn, Han & Chewie. Unlike past mulitpacks you’ll find the LEGO Star Wars one in a number of retailers including WHSmith, most Supermarkets and independent newsagents.
LEGO Star Wars Booster Packs
Price: £1.00 | Contains: 5 cards including one special card guaranteed
LEGO Star Wars Limited Edition Cards
There are 20 Limited Edition Cards to collect, many of which will once again be included on various issues of LEGO NINJAGO, LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS, LEGO Specials, LEGO Comic Specials and MEGA magazine. We’ll have full details of which issues to look out for very soon.
Completing Your Collection
You’ll be able to order various cards to complete your collection in December. Until then, swap with friends and get free packs on upcoming LEGO Magazines.
IMMEDIATE LAUNCHES NEW COLLECTABLE LEGO® Star Wars™ TRADING CARD SERIES
Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, announces the launch of an exciting new collectable series in the UK: LEGO® Star Wars™ trading cards.
Based on the epic film/TV sci-fi franchise, the cards depict characters, vehicles, planets, classic scenes and more from “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”. The popular franchises, LEGO and Star Wars, look set to have produced a collectable hit for the Youth and Children’s market.
The launch is an extension to Immediate Media Co’s Youth and Children portfolio, which has already seen success with six other LEGO magazines, including LEGO® NINJAGO® and LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS™. It’s also an opportunity for Immediate to work even closer with Blue Ocean to launch this collectable card range into the market.
As part of this new collection, there will be Starter Packs, Multi-Packs, Limited Edition cards and collectable tins to help boost the experience for fans.
Assistant Publisher Alex Coates-Newman says: “We are thrilled to be working with two of the most iconic franchises for boys in LEGO® and Star Wars™. LEGO® has grown rapidly over the last 5 years to become the biggest boys brand in magazines, and the longevity of Star Wars is unparalleled. This collection has been the perfect opportunity for us to expand our portfolio and move into the collectables sector. We see LEGO® Star Wars™ trading cards being hot property for primary boys and super-fans.”
The first LEGO® Star Wars™ trading card series is on sale from 29 August, priced at £1 a packet, from all major magazine retailers.
About the LEGO Group
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK, Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: “Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.
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