The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack holding a jack-o-lantern

Front of deck and card back design

This is a standard poker size 52 card deck with two jokers. The face cards and aces, as well as the jokers are characters from the movie. The jack and queen cards of all four suits are Jack and Sally, and the king cards are the Mayor. Each one is slightly different pose/facial expression. The ace of spades is Jack, and the ace of diamonds, hearts, and clubs are Lock, Shock, and Barrel respectively. The jokers are Scary Teddy. They are unsealed, but still in the original plastic case. These were only available at Disneyland New Orleans Square during the holiday makeover of the Haunted Mansion in 2003. 

This is a 43 card match pairs card game. There are 21 matching pairs of cards and one “Old Hag” card. Deck includes instruction card. The side of the box declares “Let’s Scare Up Some Spooky Fun!” The game is created by Bethany Lowe Designs.

Old Hag Card Game

Front of deck

Spooky fun for all ages! by Bethany Lowe Designs

Back of deck

Sample cards

Rules, Old Hag, and sample playing card

These Monty Python playing cards are one deck from a two deck gift set. The original set comes with two decks of cards and poker chips. Each card has a different image from Monty Python’s many television and movie productions. This deck is unopened, in shrink wrap. I only have one of two decks, and I do not have the original box they came in.

Monty Python Playing Cards

Front of deck and card back style

Copyright information

Back of deck showing info card

Deadwood HBO

Front of deck

This is a deck of playing cards featuring characters from the HBO original show, Deadwood. This is a 52 card deck, with two joker cards. The jokers, jack, queen, king, and ace cards all feature characters from the show. Number cards are standard, but feature only one large pip of the suit in the center, instead of the corresponding number. The deck also contains two cards stating “For promotional use only. Not for resale,” with the HBO logo. The deck is unsealed, and the tuck box has wear damage, but the cards unused, still in numerical order.

Angel Ukiyoe Playing Cards

Front of deck

Ukiyo-e is Japanese art of woodblock printing which was popular from the 17th through the 19th centuries. This deck of playing cards is marked Angel Ukiyoe Playing cards, UK-1000, made in Japan. It is a poker sized, 56 card deck; 52 standard cards, two jokers, and two extra unsuited cards. Each card has a full-color artwork reprinted from famous ukiyo-e prints, with the artist’s name. Each card is different and the deck is packaged in a yellow-gold plastic box inserted into the original cardboard retail box. The cards are unused and cards, and packaging, are in excellent condition.