A relic from the days before Jordan Brand. The recent tie-ins between subculture artifacts and mainstream consumerism may just be the start. Genres like comic books and trading cards, once thought as “has-been” might be for a comeback. Thus making this “unboxing sequence” all the more intriguing. Before there was the http://nike.com” target=”_blank”>Nike subsidiary known to all as http://jumpman23.com” target=”_blank”>Jordan Brand, there was just Nike. Before http://40acres.com/” target=”_blank”>Spike Lee became the starker/fan at MSG court side, he was Mars Blackmon. And Michael Jordan was still… http://jumpman23.com” target=”_blank”>Michael Jordan. In direct collation to the popularity of trading cards at the time, Nike, perhaps wrongly, put out a series of trading card. Featuring Michael Jordan, Mars Blackmon, and those memorable commercials. 6 graphics/cards to select from, along with a point-of-purchase case for in-store display, all are available on eBay. In the meantime, check out these images as http://jordansdaily.com/2011/05/05/michael-jordan-x-nike-trading-cards-circa-1991/?g=gallery_full&photoid=0″ target=”_blank”>JordansDaily unwrapped one of these collectable circa 1991.