While we’re sitting around waiting for the latest Firefly Cargo Crate, we noticed a new set of high-end but reasonably priced playing cards was sporting some of the best artwork we’ve seen on a classic card deck. It turns out the official Firefly licensed collectible company Quantum Mechanix (QmX) has teamed up with graphic artist Ben Mund to create an exceptional new release.
Mund is known for his work on Serenity blueprints and the Serenity Atlas of the ‘Verse. With his new deck of playing cards he has created imagery inspired from the series and film, including Jayne’s rifle Vera on the Jack of Clubs, the Serenity on the Ace of Spades, and Inara adorning the Queen of Diamonds.
Note that this isn’t the game of Tall Card, the card game with round cards played in the episode “Shindig.” But if that’s what you’re after you can pick that up here at Amazon. This is a traditional 54-card poker deck, good for “Earth-That-Was” card games. These are Bicycle’s quality playing cards, the real deal from the United States Playing Card Company. And you’ll want to keep an eye out for Easter eggs from the series throughout the deck courtesy of Ben Mund.
Pick up a deck of Quantum Mechanix Firefly playing cards now, currently inexpensively priced at less than $10 per deck here at Amazon.