Black Ink Playing Cards

Black Ink Playing Cards

Black Ink Playing Cards is the creator of over a half dozen successful playing card projects on Kickstarter. The owner and creator, Jody Eklund combines a historical emphasis and a unique style that reflects a real eye for great design. Every creation has the magician, cardist and collector in mind.

Jody's talent has led Black Ink playing cards to be highly collectable and respected by the playing card community. If you have never witnessed his work for yourself, we highly recommend them.


Introducing TITANS, THE Robber Baron Edition

Titans are defined as "one that is gigantic in size or power: one that stands out for greatness of achievement." The men in this deck of cards were referred to as "Titans of Industry".  For over three decades, the rise of new industries and technologies revolutionized the entire world. This made many men very wealthy and with their great achievements, came ruthless behavior an abuse of power. The capitalists of the late 19th century became know as "Robber Barons".

The kings and jacks depict those that build empires through ruthless means and the queens are women that spent their life's energy to liberate those oppressed in many ways. It's a story of juxtaposition; misuse of power and strength from weakness, oppression and liberation..


The Kodiak 2020 Edition is a new standards deck of playing cards that has been made for the poker player and the collector in mind. 


Playing Cards

  • Printed by the Legends Playing Card Co.
  • Metallic Inks
  • 54 custom playing cards. All courts and numbered cards are a new standards for Black Ink Playing Cards
  • The Cards will be printed on the Classic Finish

Tuck Case

  • Hot Stamp Foiling
  • Embossed

The Stone Garden Playing Cards are intricate in detail, and elegant in execution. Inspired by the beautiful gargoyle stone work from medieval times. Their two main purposes were to scare off evil, and to divert rainwater.

It is believed the Catholic Church originally used gargoyle statues as a visual reminder to their Pagan converts, many of whom were illiterate. They were something of a "sermon in stone", or a warning of sorts to teach the people how to behave in a non-written way.

These playing cards are Intricately designed by Jody Eklund and printed with precision by Legends Playing Card Co. 54 custom playing cards. 

The Tuck Case has Gold Hot Foil Stamping