The Wrapper on-line Index of Non-sports card articles Chronological

Note: This chronological list has the newest articles at the bottom of each section (there are 3 sections).

For the same list in ALPHABETICAL order, go here.

All articles copyright © 2020 by Kurt Kuersteiner of

For the complete Wrapper article index (including the hundreds of articles by different authors found only in the magazine) go here.


Oddball Monster Articles...

The Oddball Monster Card Article Index (from 1994 & up).



Misc. Non-sports card Articles...


The Bubble Gum Gallery of Art (Collecting Battle, Civil War News, Mars Attacks, & Outer Limits)

Universal Monster Stamps and Toys

Semi-recent Lost In Space sets

Older BIG (game) cards!

Girls on Covers & Card sets.

Dig-in for Dinosaurs (Dino food premiums).

Hammer Horror vs. Universal Monster sets.

The Mars Attacks Interview with Len Brown.

Mars Attacks (profile from

(Various) Flying Saucer Sets Circle the Planet!

The updated Jets-Rockets-Spacemen set.

Valentine cards of Non-sports collector interest

best card backs (overlooked and under appreciated card stories)

The WORST cards of all time

Rip-off scams of dishonest dealers,

Common forms of eBay abuse.

Mars Attacks reprints and toys.

UFO sets.

Prisoner & Patrick MaGoohan cards.

Why we collect (not just cards!)

Sick of jap-crap gamer cards? Read Why I Hate Pokemon cards!

A Nostalic look at Yesteryear's too-good-2-B-True comic book ads.

Review of Odd Rods cards.

David Lynch cards.

Non-sports Nazi-bashing cards.

Monster Kard Quiz.

The passing of Col. Clink from Hogan's Heroes. (updated 6.25.06)

An interview about with the creator of Package Parodies.

Looking at, click here.

Vintage Dark Shadows cards.

Vintage Scoop cards.

Various Dinosaur cards.

Bowman's Wild Man (1950).

A condemned Haunted House and its future card set.

Bowman's Wild West cards (1949).

Common problems w/ dealers and return policies.

A 2nd article on The Prisoner (a new set on the 60's show).

The classic Dinosaurs Attack!

Monster Sequel sets.

More from Dinosaurs Attack creator, Gary Gerani.

The new, bloody series of Don't Let It Happen Here.

All three series of You'll Die Laughing.

How to prevent Paypal Pain.

Collecting controversial card-sized comics! (Chick tracts)

Wings aircraft cards.

Vintage Batman cards.

A look back at Mark Macaluso, a King of Cardboard.

Grossing Out on Garbage Pail Kid Cards.

Check out the 1960s Horror Monster vs. Monster Cards (blue).

Interview with Kuersteiner about War Of The Worlds cards.

The Life & Times of Hector Oesterheld, the Nostradamus of Cards.

Collecting 8mm Monster Movie Box art. (And also The Monster Box Vol. 2.)

The Amazing history of Amazing!

The World In Arms cards.

JFK/LBJ & Goldwater sets by Topps (an article by Joel Bevan)

The prophetic set of Terrorists Attack!

UFO (Gerry Anderson's TV show set by Cards, Inc.)

Monsterfaces (Frank Russo's art cards by Monsterwax, reviewed by Mike Fitzpatrick)

Spook Stories Stickers (Leaf, 1963-65)

Cataloging Your Collection (How & Why to do it)

Uranus Strikes cards (the Mars Attacks parody by Bob Ting)

Jets-Rockets-Spacemen (A look back at)

Toxic High (series by Topps)

Collecting UK cards: Easy as A&BC!

Classic Card Backs! (The other side of the cards!)

Price Guides (A guide to them!)

Mego Museum Cards (The story & checklist)

Flash Gordon TEST cards by Topps

The Prisoner/ Patrick McGoohan: A Life In Full (McGoohan's death and new card series)

Saunders, Norm (The Norman Saunders Book by David Saunders)

Movie Poster cards by Breygent (Stars*Monsters*Comedy)

The Making of a Monster Set (Shock Stories & Urban Legends by Monsterwax)

Garijo, Ricardo: 1953 - 2009

Weird Wheels by Topps

More Paypal Pain (More changes from Ebay, 2010)

Monster Tatoos by Topps

Shock Theater/ Theatre ("Shocking Laffs" with Hammer Horror and Topps)

Civil War News by Topps.

Freaky Monsters cards (from former Famous Monsters of FilmlandEditor, Ray Ferry).

Mars Attacks- A Nitpicker's Guide (to the Topps series)

Star Trek 1967 Leaf Card Controversies

Wacky Packages Postcards by Topps

Superman by Gum, Inc.

Superman In The Jungle & Land of the Giants (Topps Test & UK's A&BC)

Odd Rods Architect, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth

War Gum (Bowman, 1941)

Weird Tales (the magazine and the cards about it)

War News Pictures & The Dirty Dozen (Bowman, 1939)

Fright Flicks vs. Terror Tales (Topps)

Star Trek 1969 (AB&C)

Topps 75th Anniversary Cards (by Topps)

Lost In Space, The Art of Ron Gross (Monsterwax)

Monsters From Hell (the making of a monster set)

Horrible Ugly Monsters (The Kickstarter series by Monsterwax)

Mark Spears Monsters (The many monster sets of Mark Spears)

Reviews of modern Non-sport sets like....


Sabrina, The Teen-Aged Witch release.

Starship Troopers, Outer Limits (Duotone) and Lost in Space Archives, go here.

Godzilla Superview, Small Soldiers, and X-files Fight The Future, go here.

Lost In Space Movie set, James Bond set, and TVs Coolest Classics, click here.

Sailor Moon Prismatic, Mr. Bean, Gilligan's Island and The Munsters (all from Dart), click here.

Titanic Sets,The Marvel Silver Age set, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Voyager Profiles sets, click here.

Star Trek Insurrection sets, Star Trek TOS 3 sets, Babylon 5 season 5 set and Alien Legacy set, click here.

Wild Wild West card sets and Austin Powers click here.

The Blair Witch Project, Sleepy Hollow, Twilight Zone and Hammer Horror 40th card sets, click here.

Buffy: Reflection of the High School Years, Battlefield Earth, Titan A.E., and Farscape, click here.

Twilight Zone Next Dimension, and Wild Wild West (from Rittenhouse) and Charmed, click here.

X-files Seasons 4/5 and The Mummy Returns (both by Inkworks), click here.

Jurassic Park 3, (new) Planet of the Apes & Tomb Raider, go here.

Pranky Products and Lucy 50th Anniversary cards, go here.

Xena Season 6 and X-files Season 6 & 7, go here.

Outer Limits series 1 from Rittenhouse, go here.

Scooby-Doo cards from Inkworks, go here.

Rittenhouse Outer Limits (Sex & Cyborgs) and Fantasy World of Irwin Allen, go here.

Comic Images Van Helsing and Inkworks Hellboy, go here.

Read about The Chronicles of Riddick cards by Rittenhouse.

Read about The Twilight Zone and its newest series (#4) from Rittenhouse.

More Monster Movie sets (Frankenstein by Artbox, Godzilla by Comic Images, and volume II of The Monster Box.

Sci-Fi & Horror Movie Poster Cards (from Breygent)

AVP vs The Golden Compass (from Inkworks)


Podcasts on Card Sets by Kuersteiner:


Shock Stories Podcast: UK Cardcast #19 (2nd interview, about 15 minutes in)

Spook Show Podcast: UK Cardcast #42 (1st interview, 45 minutes long)

Monsters & Maniacs Podcast: UK Cardcast #61 (1st interview, 38 minutes long)

Lovecraft (Legendary H.P. Lovecraft) Podcast: UK Cardcast #56 (2nd interview, about 20 minutes in)

Lost In Space, The Art of Ron Gross Podcast: The Outer Limits Podcast (Entire 1 hour episode.)

Pincelled In Podcast interview about Monsterwax cards w/ Ingrid & Lindsey. 1 hour audio version or YouTube video version.


Podcasts on other subjects by Kuersteiner:


The Outer Limits Podcast with Victor Gamboa. Kuersteiner remembers classic sci-fi TV shows, as well as trading cards and old radio horror shows.

Old Time Radio Shows discussed by Kuersteiner about 5 minutes into Spooky South Coast Radio (podcast of the 7/26/2008 broadcast).

Jack T. Chick tracts discussed by Kuersteiner on Fascinating Nouns with Daniel J. Glenn (June 2023).

Haunted Houses, Monster cards, and OTR horror shows discussed with Kuersteiner on Fascinating Nouns with Daniel J. Glenn (October 2023)

Jack T. Chick tracts discussed by Kuersteiner (and others) on 99% Invisible with Roman Mars. (July 2023).

Reading The Parricides Tale on episode 800 of Pseudopod.

Lost In Space - Fun reviews and in-depth analysis of the original Lost In Space series with Laen August & Kurt Kuersteiner in the orignal broadcast order. You can hear it in reverse broadcast order (along with special interview episodes) on iTunes as Alpha Control: A Lost In Space podcast.

Welcome to Sunland: Tallahassee's Hospital of Horrors (filmed interview with Kuersteiner about Tallahassee's infamous haunted hospital).

Church of the Subgenius spoof of I Was A Cultist for the A.T.F. (30 min. radio drama.)

Papa Prell radio comedy spoofs: The Atomic Test Tape (12 min. H-Bomb cover-up), Wise Acres (15 min. career recreation), The UFO Controversy (28 min. EBE expose).

The part II conclusion (includes 15 min. John Lear testimony).


Other articles, writings, and websites by Kurt Kuersteiner:


Books by Kuersteiner on a variety of subjects (Urban Legends, OTR, Chick tracts, etc.)

Monsterwax Monster Trading Cards is the oldest Nonsports-only card manufacture (in the USA). It specializes in producing sci-fi & horror cards in the classic style, with real wrappers and low print runs. It's at

The Wrapper Magazine profile on Kurt Kuersteiner by Jeffrey Copeland (from issue #340, March 2022). Visit:

The Monsterwax Monster Card Museum is a free on-line resource that catalogs every known monster set ever made. It's at

SMR magazine Non-sports card articles with commentary by Kuersteiner:

Radio Horror Hosts .com - profiles all the radio horror hosts of yesterday and today, with photos, bios and career notes. It's at

The Terror or Tallahassee Haunted House is North Florida's largest haunted house, with illusions, magic and horror at ever turn. It's at

The Jack Chick Museum of Fine Art is the web's largest on-line resource about the world's most published living author... the cartoonist Jack Chick. It's at

Jack Chick Flick. com is a site with a trailer to the documentary on Jack Chick directed by Kuersteiner. Visit

Kurt's Comedy Clips - A site archiving various radio comedy by Kuersteiner & company, including Mystery Playhouse and The Stanford Chaparral.

The Monsterwax Parody Ad Index: A wild and weird assortment of the old comic book and public service announcement parody ads. Wax nostalgic and chuckle at the same time! Visit:

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