Comic book collectors are now wrestling with the same concept that’s driven a wedge between sports card fans. Memorabilia cards have come to the non-sports card world with the release of Marvel Beginnings Series One.
Falling at a rate of one per case, the special insert cards have ignited a small but not contentious debate among fans of books like Amazing Spiderman 2. Some feel it’s sacrilege, while others say it’s a way to ignite interest in comic books of new and old vintage.
Upper Deck says it expected both good and bad reaction to the idea, but in this blog post, they offer a defense…and plenty of sample images of the Marvel Beginnings Ultimate Panel Focus cards.