"The patented metal card set you are holding is an official Star Wars product made under license by Metallic Impressions. Inside are full color reproductions of the cover artwork shown on the six comics published by Dark Horse Comics. On the back of each card are narrations of the story line from that issue and a reproduction of an actual panel from inside the comic. We have made every effort to create a unique metal card set, manufactured to the most exacting standards, that will endure as a treasured collectible of these illustrations."
―Metallic Impressions[src]

The Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire Embossed Metal Collector Cards were a limited edition set of six trading cards released by Metallic Impressions in 1997 as part of the larger Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire multimedia project. Each of the set's six cards respectively featured on their front sides color reproductions of the cover artwork used for the six issues of the Shadows of the Empire comic series. The cards' backs featured narrative storyline from the respective comic issue along with a reproduction of a panel from the comic.

Card list[edit | edit source]

  • ISSUE 1: Xizor's Plan Revealed
  • ISSUE 2: Rescue Attempt on Gall
  • ISSUE 3: Wanted: Luke Skywalker
  • ISSUE 4: Leia Meets Xizor
  • ISSUE 5: The Trap is Set
  • ISSUE 6: Han Delivered

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External links[edit | edit source]

Novel · Junior novelization
Audiobooks: Bantam Doubleday Dell · Talking Book Publishers
Shadows of the Empire: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
Trade paperback · Omnibus
Kenner Special: 1, 2 · Galoob · Ertl · Battle of the Bounty Hunters
Evolution: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · Trade paperback
Reference material
The Secrets of Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire · Sourcebook · Planets Guide
The Official Strategy Guide · Game Secrets · Limited Collector's Edition
Video game · Soundtrack · Trading cards · Toy line
Micro Machines · Embossed Metal Collector Cards
Related material
Assignment: Decoy · Secrets of the Sisar Run · Shadow Stalker
The Art of the Brothers Hildebrandt · Star Wars Omnibus: Wild Space Volume 1
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The New Republic Vol. 1
Return of the Jedi radio drama · Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance
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