Published during the short-lived trading card boom of the early 1990s the first Frazetta Trading Cards series comprised of 90 cards featuring the work of popular fantasy artist Frank Frazetta.
Released in 1991 by Comic Images this series featured 2.5 x 3.5 inch glossy cards featuring a Frazetta painting on one side and a short caption and pencil drawing on the other. The cards were randomly shuffled and shipped in packs of 10 in a sealed two-colour packet. Unusually for trading cards published at that time there were no chase cards in this first collection.
There are a few notable paintings in this batch of cards, the most famous being Indomitable from card #69 which was used on the cover of Lancer Books‘ Conan The Warrior. His interpretation of Gollum (#71) from Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings infuses the character with just the right amount of slimy creepiness, while The Huntress from card #65 is just downright sultry.
Here are the front and backs to cards #61–75 –click on the images to enlarge. Links to the previous 60 cards are at the bottom of this post. Please note: some of the paintings feature mild nudity.