2008 Inkworks Twilight Trading Cards

The popularity of the 2008 Inkworks Twilight trading cards were a shock to many. But maybe it shouldn't have been. The product was a hobby rarity that crossed over into the mainstream, capturing the interest of a ton of traditional non-collectors. In particular, it was the teenage girls with crushes on Edward and others in the film's cast that drove things to unheard of levels.

The base set has 72 cards, recapping the movie, its characters and its themes. As an example of how crazy things got for this set at one point, single cards of the main characters were selling for several dollars. It was like what you'd expect with hot rookie cards in a sports card set. Needless to say, the 2008 Inkworks Twilight base sets trade for much more than most modern entertainment sets.

2008 Inkworks Twilight doesn't have any autographs but it does have Pieceworks costume cards. These have swatches from screen-worn costumes embedded in them. Each character only appears once on the 12-card checklist. This has likely helped key cards of Bella and Edward to hold strong values over the long-term.

2008 Inkworks Twilight has three additional insert sets: Always (nine cards, 1:11 packs), Different (six cards, 1:17 packs) and In Pursuit (three cards, 1:23 packs).

Inkworks went out of business not long after the set released. In an odd turn of events, which also signaled the set's huge appeal, it was actually reprinted by NECA after they picked up the franchise license. The base set and basic inserts were all re-released, this time without the Inkworks copyright on the back. In the UK, Topps made their own set with the same assets. These reprints are not nearly as valuable as the original cards.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Trading Cards Checklist

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Cards per pack: 6
Packs per box: 24
Boxes per case: 10
Release Date: November, 2008

Base Set

72 cards.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Base

1 Title Card
2 Bella Swan
3 Edward Cullen
4 Jacob Black
5 Dr. Carlisle Cullen
6 Esme Cullen
7 Rosalie Hale
8 Jasper Hale
9 Alice Cullen
10 Emmett Cullen
11 Charlie Swan
12 James
13 Victoria
14 Laurent
15 Billy Black
16 Mike Newton
17 Mr. Molina
18 Waylon Forge
19 A New Beginning
20 Welcome Home Present
21 Not Daddy's Little Girl
22 The Black Family
23 First Day of School
24 Lunchtime Gossip
25 The Cullen Family
26 Biology Class
27 Mysterious Lab Partner
28 Dinner with Charlie
29 The People of Forks
30 Forman Introduction
31 Dealing with Biology
32 A Chance to Talk
33 Saved
34 A Family's Concern
35 Field Trip
36 Making Up
37 La Push Beach
38 Legends
39 Drawing First Blood
40 Prom Shopping
41 Closer to the Truth
42 Haunted
43 Answers
44 Transformation
45 The Real Me
46 In Love with Him
47 Since 1918
48 Stick With Me
49 The Cullen Home
50 Meeting the Parents
51 Rosalie's Fears
52 Flying through the Trees
53 What Alice Sees
54 Hunter becomes the Prey
55 Forks in Fear
56 Midnight Visitor
57 Baseball with the Cullens
58 Evil Arrives
59 Going into Hiding
60 An Enemy's Warning
61 Preparing for a Fight
62 Alice's Nightmarish Vision
63 Home Invasion
64 Captured!
65 Stopping James
66 Venom
67 The Battle for Bella
68 Saving Bella's Life
69 Repairing Relationships
70 Prom Night
71 Forever
72 Checklist

Pieceworks Costume Cards

12 cards, 1:24 packs.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Pieceworks PW-1 Kristen Stewart as Bella

PW-1 Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan - Jeans
PW-2 Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen - T-Shirt
PW-3 Ashley Greene as Alice Cullen - Jacket
PW-4 Jackson Rathbone as Jasper Cullen - Jacket
PW-5 Kellan Lutz as Emmett Cullen - Jacket
PW-6 Nikki Reed as Rosalie Hale - Vest
PW-7 Taylor Lautner as Jacob Black - Jeans
PW-8 Elizabeth Reaser as Esme Cullen - Jacket
PW-9 Peter Facinelli as Carlisle Cullen - Shirt
PW-10 Rachelle Lefevre as Victoria - T-Shirt
PW-11 Edi Gathegi as Laurent - Pants
PW-12 Cam Gigandet as James - Jeans

Always

9 cards, 1:11 packs.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Always

Cards form a foil puzzle.

AL-1
AL-2
AL-3
AL-4
AL-5
AL-6
AL-7
AL-8
AL-9

Different

6 cards, 1:17 packs.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Different

D-1 The Cullens
D-2 Bella Alone
D-3 Edward Alone
D-4 Friends?
D-5 Bella's Boys
D-6 No One More Different

In Pursuit

3 cards, 1:23 packs.

2008 Inkworks Twilight In Pursuit

IP-1 The Hunter
IP-2 Hunters and Lovers
IP-3 Hunter and Prey

Hot Topic

1 card, exclusive to packs sold at Hot Topic.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Hot Topic

HT-1 Who Is Bella?

Case Loader

1 card, 1 per case.

2008 Inkworks Twilight Case Loader

CL-1 Protector

Promo Cards

2008 Inkworks Twilight Promo P-PS

P-1 Bella, Edward - General Distribution
P-i Bella, Billy, Charlie - Inkworks Website
P-MS Bella, Edward - Memorabilia Show
P-PS Bella, Edward - Philly Show
P-UK Bella - UK

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