EPHEMERA KABINETT: AIDS Trading Cards

ICI ACCESSION #: ICI 21317

TITLE: AIDS Trading Cards

ACQUIRED/DONOR: 1993/James Weschler

DISCUSSION: The AIDS trading cards were produced by Eclipse Enterprise, distributor of collectible comics, graphic novels, and trading cards. The set includes cards dedicated to famous people who have died of AIDS along with informational cards like AIDS in Latin America that explains the shift to heterosexual transmission in South America. The visuals were created by Charles Hiscock, et al.,  and the text is by William Livingstone et al. The cards were released in 1993.

You can read more about the project in this article in The Atlantic.

COLLECTIONS AT THE ICI: AIDS; Trading Cards

 

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