box toppers

Posted in Arcana on July 23, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Each display box of Eighth Edition will contain a special collectible "box topper" card. There are 34 different box toppers, each picturing a card in Eighth Edition that had never before been reprinted in the Core Set. The cards are larger than normal Magic cards—approximately 4.25" x 6".

On the front is the card image as it appears in Eighth Edition. On the back is a blow-up of the art, plus the original expansion logo and date.

There are no rarity differences between the different box toppers; they are distrubuted in the displays equally. Six of them are being used as giveaways at shows and conventions over the summer (Two-Headed Dragon, Avatar of Hope, Savannah Lions, Phyrexian Plaguelord, Lord of the Undead, and Obliterate).

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