2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Details


2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers is part modern and part nostalgia. Drawing a lot of its inspiration from days of SkyBox’s past, some designs have been updated. The sheer level of chase levels and technology also brings it more to the present.

Past and present also plays out in the art as well with cards mixing classic interpretations of Avengers heroes and foe alongside modern takes.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Checklist Overview

The base set is all about characters. This includes a high numbers subset. Parallels come in a variety of levels including Grandiose and multiple FX colors.

In additional to the base set, there are Metal Retro cards that have a similar design as 1995 Fleer Marvel Metal.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Metal Retro Beast

In addition to Gold FX parallels, these have multiple levels of Precious Metal Gems.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Precious Metal Gems Ruby Namor

Planet Metal – Iron Armor cards are done on metal with each of the 20 cards highlighting a different Iron Man suit. Numbered Bronze, Platinum and Gold parallels are also available.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Planet Metal Iron Man

Intimidation Nation is a ’90s-inspired set. To give it an Avengers theme, all 25 cards here feature different members of the Thunderbolts team.

A-Force cards are based on late ’90s SkyBox Z-Force. This carries over to their Rave parallels. Here they’re Mighty Rave, Super Rave and Gold Rave.

For those who grew up during the concurrent card and comic booms of the early 1990s, gimmick covers are probably high in the nostalgia realm. Metalheads not only takes on one of the popular cover gimmicks, embossed foil, but also uses ’90s versions of characters. Black parallels are also available.

Like other recent SkyBox Metal Universe sets, Metal-X ranks as one of the tougher chases in the product.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Metal-X Falcon

The checklist has a pair of shadowbox-style insert sets. Geodes casts characters inside the rock formations while A Soldier’s Metal looks at famous battles. Both include short prints that make building a set more challenging.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers Geodes Squirrel Girl

Platinum Portrait, Purely Periodic, which is based on the Table of Elements, and die-cut acetate Palladium inserts both return.

Traditional hits include Comic Cuts and Autographed Comic Cuts that have panels taken from books embedded in them.

2024 SkyBox Metal Universe Avengers at a glance:

Cards per pack: Hobby – 6
Packs per box: Hobby – 12
Boxes per case: Hobby – 12
Set size: 100 cards
Release date (subject to change): TBA

What to expect in a hobby box:

The full checklist will be up as soon as it’s available, likely shortly before the product comes out.

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