Calling all Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars fans! For the week of November 16-20, D23 Fantastic Worlds is hosting their first virtual event, due to the pandemic. To help with all the week-long fun is The Topps Company through their Topps Digital Apps of Disney Collect!, Marvel Collect!, and Star Wars: Card Trader apps. D23 Fantastic World also matches with the first anniversary of the Disney Collect! app and the 80th anniversary of Captain America.
The VP & Global General Manager of Topps Digital, Tobin Lent, had this to say regarding the event.
“Since launching Disney Collect! one year ago, we’ve delivered the world’s most timeless characters and properties straight into the palm of collectors’ hands. D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration has a unique daily schedule planned to celebrate many of their iconic IPs, and we plan to mirror that celebration with brand-new content being released in our apps each day. Whether you love Mickey Mouse, The Mandalorian, or Mysterio, the new digital collectibles coming this week explore unforgettable locations, debut original artwork and highlight iconic moments and characters any Disney fan will love.”
Each day on the three apps, new digital collectibles will be released from fan-favorite characters and films, including Toy Story and Fantasia. Some of the app-specific releases include an exclusive Fantastic Worlds Adventure Series that features Mickey Mouse and friends, collectibles for Captain America’s 80th anniversary, and a new Star Wars collection featuring the universe’s most fantastic worlds. Captain America fans, don’t miss the Captain America: Civil War watch party taking place on Saturday, November 21.
Find a preview of some of the cards may look like and the full schedule of events below.
Monday, November 16:
Celebrate Disney’s “Fantastic Worlds” across each of these three apps featuring iconic locations in their respective universes:
- Disney Collect!: From the bustling metropolis of Zootopia to the small-town charms of Radiator Springs, this collection highlights unforgettable settings from classic Disney and Pixar films.
- Marvel Collect!: From the homes of the X-Men and Avengers to entire worlds of Asgardians and the denizens of the Savage Land, Marvel’s diverse and marvelous worlds can be collected.
- Star Wars™: Card Trader: Journey to Fantastic Worlds as seen in the Star Wars galaxy and planet-hop across 11 unique alien locations!
Tuesday, November 17:
- Disney Collect!: A fan-favorite original art series returns with Derek Laufman – Villains – Series 2 featuring six new Disney Villains, including Captain Hook, Madam Mim, and more. A new collectible will be available each day!
- Marvel Collect!: Celebrate Steve Rogers with Captain America 80 Years Collection featuring a wide range of classic covers and characters in a vintage style.
Wednesday, November 18:
- Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday with collectibles featuring Mickey Mouse as he’s appeared through the years!
- Preview the 2021 Base Set featuring returning favorites and new faces alike to celebrate the first anniversary of Disney Collect!
Thursday, November 19:
- Celebrate the anniversary of a classic with the Fantasia 80th Anniversary Collection, featuring iconic scenes and more from the classic animated musical masterpiece!
Friday, November 20:
- Take your collection to “infinity and beyond!” with the Toy Story 25th Anniversary Collection featuring Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of their playtime friends. This set will include special collectibles featuring Visual Development from the 1995 classic, as well as special videos featuring the legendary John Ratzenberger, the voice of Hamm!
Saturday, November 21:
- Captain America: Civil War Watch Party (1 p.m. ET) – Marvel fans are encouraged to watch along via Disney+ and then head in-app to join a live chat with the Marvel Collect! app team and community. Participants can expect to claim free in-app currency, movie-related profile avatars, and collectibles and get their digital fingers on new content in the Pack Store.
You can go to their official website for more information about the virtual D23 Fantastic Worlds celebration event.