Monthly Archives: July 2012

Infographic Friday: 2012 Prestige by the numbers

The fantastic design team here at Beckett just filed away this by-the-numbers take on 2012 Prestige for the coming issue of Beckett Football. And we thought you might get a kick out of the informational sneak peek.

Topps offers MLB All-Star FanFest exclusives

Topps has set up shop at the MLB All-Star FanFest in Kansas City and that means it has some show-exclusive cards for collectors at the event.

The Fleer Jericho mystery: A bad cut? A prank?

Sometimes, memorabilia cards can go wrong — and this Chris Jericho card from Fleer shows a potential example of how that can happen.

First look: 2012 Topps Triple Threads football

Topps released information and pictures one of its most popular products, 2012 Topps Triple Threads, on Thursday. It’s back with a couple different designs and plenty of autograph and Relics.

Topps offers limited product for UFC Fan Expo

UFC fans are getting a treat this weekend. Not only is there another match with UFC 148, but the UFC Fan Expo is taking place at the same time.

First Look: 2012 TRISTAR TNA TENacious

TRISTAR’s newest TNA IMPACT Wrestling card set will make its debut on Aug. 1 at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Upper Deck’s SPx lets fans make their own cards

When opening 2012 SPx Football from Upper Deck, collectors may have found a little surprise within their packs.

Simplicity and greatness all with a click

They’re as simple as it gets when it comes to a Hall of Fame collectible, they have been around for years and are heavily chased as autograph items.

Cooperstown showcases military + auto updates

Panini America’s next baseball-focused brand, Cooperstown, will showcase not only the greatest in the game but more.

Box Busters: 2012 SP Signature Edition + contest

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Upper Deck SP Signature Edition boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2011-12 Limited basketball

Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds and Rob Springs as they rip into a pair of 2011-12 Limited boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Press Pass Redline

Join Beckett Media’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Press Pass Redline boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 SPx football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2012 SPx from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Game of Thrones & NCIS

Join Beckett Media’s Andrew Tolentino and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into a box of 2012 Game of Thrones and a premium pack of 2012 NCIS from Rittenhouse in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Would you pay more for Yu Darvish’s other auto?

It’s no secret that Yu Darvish’s autographs are among the hottest cards for this year’s rookie class in MLB, but Topps has teased a different twist for the Japanese star’s latest autographs arrving via redemptions in the recently released Tier One.

Upper Deck readies NSCC wrapper redemption

Upper Deck’s wrapper redemption program for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention set will include autographs from the company’s biggest stars.

Andy Griffith dead at 86

Today we pay hobby homage to the lovable, deliberate southern lead on The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock.

Topps gives quick peek of Triple Threads football

Even though Topps Triple Threads Football is still several months away, Topps teased a few photos from the product on Monday.

Panini releases auto SPs in 2011-12 Titanium hockey

Panini is giving you another reason to go back through your cards.

ESPN’s Mint Condition: Charlie Sheen & King James

ESPN’s weekly sports card and memorabilia segment, “Mint Condition,” has talked with noted collector Charlie Sheen and Upper Deck about LeBron James.

Press Pass celebrates Richard Petty’s 75th

Press Pass has put together Richard Petty Birthday Tribute cards that will be in 2012 Press Pass Showcase.

The Walking Dead trading cards continues with a tribute to the comics

The Walking Dead Comic Book Trading Cards will arrive later this month.