SOURCE: Bench Warmer Trading Cards

October 21, 2008 11:48 ET

Bench Warmer Trading Cards Salute 2008 Presidential Race With Limited Edition Political Satire Cards

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - Bench Warmer trading cards, ( one of the nation's leading manufacturers and distributors of collectible specialty trading cards, salute the 2008 Presidential race with the addition of collectible political satire cards to its already vastly popular 2008 product line.

Taking satirical liberties with both parties, the cards feature original caricature art and bold caption lines:

"Politics Make Strange Bedfellows"
"Campaign Finance Reform?"

Bench Warmer trading cards' two-card set of limited-edition satire cards debut today and are now available online and immediately shipping to dealers across the country.

During this absolutely historic Presidential race, Bench Warmer follows up the two-card salute with Decision 2008 -- a limited-edition, five card set available on Election Day.

Bench Warmer Trading Cards feature full-color crisp photography, high-quality white card stock, front and back UV coating and tamper-proof foil packaging, five cards per pack, retailing at $2.49-$2.99. Bench Warmer Trading Cards are available now at trading card shops, hobby shops, comic book stores, convenience outlets and novelty shops worldwide.

Founded by entrepreneur and trading card expert Brian Wallos, Bench Warmer International, is a brand-driven, multi-media entertainment company that created a new category in 1992 with the slogan, "Trading Cards Never Looked So Good!" In its first year, Bench Warmer Trading Cards sold $1 million worth of product and in its 10th year of operation has exceeded the $10 million mark.

Bench Warmer's specialty cards are currently at such a high premium that single cards are selling on eBay for close to $1,000 for an autographed limited-edition card!

MEDIA OUTLETS: EMAIL YOUR INTERVIEW REQUESTS OR YOUR REQUESTS FOR THE POLITICAL SATIRE TWO-CARD SALUTE TO: Because these are limited collectibles, requests granted only to media on assignment and on a first-request, first-serve basis. Supplies are indeed very limited.

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