Marvel Top Trumps downthetubes competition – we have a winner!

Thanks to Winning Moves, we recently ran a competition to win a set of Marvel Top Trumps cards here on downthetubes, and goodness me, a lot of comic creators entered!

The lucky winner was comic creator Martin Hand. Congratulations to him, commiserations to the those who entered – better luck next time!

Martin wins a a copy of each of Winning Moves Marvel Cinematic UniverseMarvel UniverseMarvel Avengers Assemble and Marvel Comics Retro packs – correctly answering the question posed… “In the original Iron Man comics and Iron Man film (2008), who was Iron Man?

The answer of course, is Tony Stark.

Here’s my quick video of the draw, witnessed by the office cat!

Top Trumps is the entertaining card game loved for bringing your favourite Marvel characters to life. Offering entertaining game play, you can play Top Trumps anytime, anywhere, in any galaxy, with as many people as you like. As the packs come in an easy-to-carry plastic case, there are no limits on gameplay – so prepare to outsmart your opponents, discover new and exciting superhero facts and duel your way to becoming the Top Trump!

• Check out the full Marvel Top Trumps range here on Winning Moves

Tops Trumps - Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is one of the most thrilling, intricate and sprawling franchises in movie history, featuring a plethora of inspirational superheroes from across the globe. The team at Winning Moves have hand-picked thirty of their favourite heroes and villains and pitted them against each other in this brand new edition of Top Trumps: Marvel Cinematic Universe.

With stars like Black Widow and Star-Lord, Doctor Strange, Shuri and Black Panther, plus villains like Thanos, Ultron and Loki, choose from categories including strength, technology and wisecracks and battle to see which of these superpowered icons is the greatest! Each card features a unique bio and official artwork, and combined with the classic competitive gameplay that Top Trumps is known for, this pack is guaranteed to please film fanatics and players alike. 

Stark technology won’t win this battle for you – you’ll need to rely on your skills and your knowledge of the MCU to succeed!

Marvel Universe Top Trumps

All the greatest Marvel characters, and some lesser known heroes and villains, make up the Marvel Universe Top Trumps pack. Great heroes from stories like Guardians of the Galaxy, the Avengers, Ant-Man and Spiderman as well as their nemeses are together at last!

Marvel Avengers Assemble Top Trumps

Based on the hot Marvel animated series, the Marvel Avengers Assemble Top Trumps pack features Earth’s mightiest heroes and their adversaries, together for the first time! Who’s the strongest? The brainiest? And who, if anyone, can defeat Ultron?

 Marvel Comics Retro Top Trumps

Finally, how about trying the Marvel Comics Retro Top Trumps game? No need to call on Iron Man, Spider-Man or Captain America to help you win these retro style, Marvel Comics Top Trumps – they’re all already in the pack! Discover who is the strongest. Who has the best powers? Who’s the bravest? But watch out, Loki and Galactus might pop up to trump your mightiest hero!

• Check out the full Marvel Top Trumps range here on Winning Moves

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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