1962 Topps Civil War News takes a bloody and, many would argue, sensationalized look at one of the defining events in American history. The set remains one of the most collected trading card sets of all-time, commanding continued attention on the secondary market. The 88-card set features highly detailed artwork. It was a collaborative effort that had contributions from several artists, most notably of which was Norman Saunders. The images hold back very little, portraying lots of blood and gore.
Controversial even today, it took a similar tone to the equally popular 1938 Gum Inc. 1962 Topps Civil War News card fronts are dominated by the detailed painting.A caption is in a white rectangular box at the bottom of the card. Backs are designed like a newspaper, telling the story of the Civil War (or at least one take on it) with detailed write-ups. The item "1962 Topps Civil War News COMPLETE Set Lot 86/88 VG-EX Nice! Checklist" is in sale since Monday, March 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Non-Sport Trading Cards\Trading Card Singles". The seller is "rare_stock101" and is located in Rockford, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.