1993 SkyBox DC Bloodlines Checklist

1993 SkyBox DC Bloodlines trading cards were released to commemorate a massive DC Comics crossover event, Bloodlines. The comic series introduced many new heroes into the DC Universe, many of whom appear in this collection

Most of the characters introduced in this story arc went on to be killed in future comic books making this set a strange photo album of forgotten superheroes.

This collection is widely considered one of the ugliest comic based sets of the era if not all time. The artwork is busy with a limited color palette and the borders include bright reds and blues with “blood splatter” designs.

The reverse of the first 54 cards combine to create a puzzle that is every bit as overdrawn as the card fronts. Cards 55-72 are hero profiles with a shot of the superhero on the front and a bio on the back. The remainder of the set is comprised of front and back alter-egos and more blood splatter backgrounds.

It is not uncommon to find sealed boxes in local card shops and eBay often has complete sets priced around $5. Due to the relative obscurity of most the card subjects, this set is probably only interesting to completists and die-hard DC collectors.

SkyBox released several comic-inspired sets over the years. A better example of their work from the same year would be 1993 Return Superman cards which feature much better artwork.

1993 SkyBox DC Bloodlines Checklist

Base Set – 81 Cards
Embossed Foil (S) – 4 Cards
Promos (P) – 4 Cards

#Card Title
1Deadly Genesis!
2Lobo Out for Blood!
3Lobo and Layla – Bad to the Bone!
4The Demonseed’s Arrival!
5The Man of Steel!
6Battle on the Edge!
7Glonth’s Abattoir!
8Flash & Argus – Race to Action!
9Linked in Blood!
10Blood Magic!
11Assault on the Innocent!
12Titans Clash!
13Gemir’s Primal Hunger!
14The Man of Tomorrow!
15To Save Her Soul!
16Lissik’s Blood Passion!
17Green Lantern & Nightblade!
18Nightblade’s Retribution!
19Lionheart – Battleground Zero!
20Cry for Blood!
21Knights and Warriors!
22Loose Cannon Rages!
23The Last Son of Krypton!
24Against Cannon Fire!
25Storm of Blood and Anger!
26Valor in a Jamm!
27Jamm Jams!
28Lust’s Deadly Arrow!
29The Hook & Green Arrow!
30Lissik Is Hooked!
31The Ray Unleashed!
32Plague of the Terrorsmith!
33Amazon Fury!
34In Blood’s Rapture!
35Superboy!
36Sparx Fly!
37The Sky Rains Blood!
38Mongrel’s Frenzy!
39Hawkman versus Mongrel!
40Lock and Load!
41The Heat of Gunfire!
42Deathstroke & Gunfire!
43Devils Face Off!
44The Rage King!
45Prism’s Light!
46Slay the Beast!
47Hitman versus The Demon!
48Demon’s Ire!
49Experience Chimera!
50Warriors United!
51A New Horror Is Born!
52Pax Brings the War Home!
53Parasites from the Stars!
54Death World!
55Layla
56Edge
57Argus
58Anima
59Myriad
60Nightblade
61Lionheart
62Loose Cannon
63Jamm
64The Hook
65Terrorsmith
66Sparx
67Mongrel
68Gunfire
69Prism
70Hitman
71Chimera
72Pax
73Pritor
74Angon
75Lissik
76Glonth
77Gemir
78Venev
79Slodd
80Checklist A
81Checklist B
P1The Man of Steel!
P2The Man of Tomorrow!
P3The Last Son of Krypton!
P4Superboy!
S1The Man of Steel!
S2The Man of Tomorrow!
S3The Last Son of Krypton!
S4Superboy!