Keepsake Collections

The Keepsake Collection series by Comic Images consist of sealed packs containing seven or eight cards:

Each set is individually numbered and limited to, in Boris' case, 2500 packs.

There are four Boris sets in the series:

Beasts (1993)

Issued: 1993
Publisher: Comic Images
No. Issued: 2500
Size (inches): 6 x 9
  Keepsake Collection: Beasts, coverCover: The Magnificent

In addition to the standard seven cards, this set also includes a Spectroscope Bonus Card. This is a 2.5 x 3.5 inch card printed with a circular Fresnel-pattern refractive backdrop on cloth stock. The background appears to float some distance behind the image, and although it is an attractive effect, it doesn't scan well.

The MagnificentConan the Magnificent, Boris Vallejo Hesperides and LadonHesperides and Ladon the Dragon, Boris Vallejo MahrMahr, Boris Vallejo
Two-Headed BeastOld Style Beer (revised), Boris Vallejo Wings of WorWings of Wor, Boris Vallejo The CreatureThe Gates of Creation, Boris Vallejo
Space Guardian bonus cardThe Space Guardian, Boris Vallejo

Buns (1993)

Issued: 1993
Publisher: Comic Images
No. Issued: 2500
Size (inches): 6 x 9
  Keepsake Collection: Buns, coverCover: Curl

This set included a bonus card printed on a holographic, prismatic stock.

Haesel The SlaveHaesel the Slave, Boris Vallejo AngelAngel (1989), Boris Vallejo Pygmalion and GalateaPygmalion and Galatea, Boris Vallejo
Vampire's KissVampire's Kiss, Boris Vallejo Soap (Counterfeit Lover)Counterfeit Lover, Boris Vallejo AxAx - preliminary art, Boris Vallejo
Curl bonus cardCurl, Boris Vallejo

Beauties and Beasts (1995)

Issued: 1995
Publisher: Comic Images
No. Issued: 2500
Size (inches): 6 x 9
  Keepsake Collection: Beauties and Beasts, cover

Unlike the other sets featured here, this cover has a transparent panel in the centre so that you can see whichever card happens to be in the front (in this case, Camunda.)

Time Is A DreamTime is a Dream, Boris Vallejo The SleeperThe Sleeper, Boris Vallejo LoriaLoria, Boris Vallejo
TinirauTinirau, Boris Vallejo CamundaCamunda, Boris Vallejo BasiliskBasilisk, Boris Vallejo

Future Worlds (1997)

Issued: 1997
Publisher: Comic Images
No. Issued: 2500
Size (inches): 6 x 9
  Keepsake Collection: Future Worlds, coverCover: Title unknown

Given that the theme of this set is Future Worlds I must say that I find the choice of cover image a bit odd but there is no reason why you should agree with me!

The only other thing I'll say is that I (and here I'll admit to having a smug grin) own set '0005'.

Big BangBerserker Base, Boris Vallejo Robotic CombatMain Event (1992), Boris Vallejo Hard DriveThe Shattered Sphere, Boris Vallejo
GatewayGateway, Boris Vallejo Arriving In The Big CityUnwillingly to Earth, Boris Vallejo SpheresEmpire Builders, Boris Vallejo


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