Konami will become the exclusive distributor of Cryptozoic’s World of Warcraft TCG in Japan. (source)

Speaking of Konami, Yu-gi-oh has now sold over 25 billion cards. (source) OK, now it’s kind of a letdown to tell you that Cricket Attax has sold over 3 million cards in India. (source) Go team.

Yu-gi-oh’s upcoming release this month, Gold Series 4: Pyramids Edition, will include foil cards and player mats. (source) The cards in Pokemon’s Black and White Emerging Powers will give access to additional online theme decks and boosters. (source)

Mark Puvis steps us through the design process of a Magic card. (source) Two cards – Jace, the Mind Sculptor and Stoneforge Mystic – have just been banned in standard … with a catch. Aaron Forsythe explains the catch, and the reasoning. (source)

Panini responds to Upper Deck’s Evolution video trading card with their own Panini HRX (Highlight Reel Xperience) video trading card, which it dubs the “world’s first”. (source)

Matthew Hess, who is leading the anti-circumcision campaign in San Diego, is apparently not helping his campaign with a comic book and trading card series depicting Jews as hook-nosed, cunning, demonic, and conniving villains. The hero of the comic is “Foreskin Man”. (source)

Moshi Monsters  and other trading cards banned at some UK schools. (source, source)

Remember The Spoils? It’s still around, and it’s about to go into 2nd edition. (source)