Monthly Archives: August 2013

First look: 2013 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks

The third Panini Prizm baseball card set to arrive in less than six months is in the preparation stages.

Friday Hot List: Precious Metal Gems come out blazing

The Precious Metal Games and sketch cards from Fleer Retro Marvel are some of the top cards on the non-sports market right now.

NHL prospects ready for cards at the Rookie Showcase

More than 20 players appeared at the NHL Players Association Rookie Showcase to take pictures and sign autographs that will appear on future cards from Upper Deck and Panini America.

Upper Deck celebrating College Colors Days with collectors

Since Upper Deck has the CLC license, the company is celebrating College Colors Days in a special way.

First look: 2013 Topps Magic Football

After bringing Magic Football back from the online-only world, Topps is putting 2013 Magic Football on the hobby shelves once again.

First Look: 2014 Topps Museum Collection baseball

The Museum Collection is back once again — and there just might be a masterpiece or two for you to chase among the new inclusions.

Box Busters: 2013 Marvel Fleer Retro

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013 Marvel Fleer Retro cards from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Qubi baseball stampers

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into packs of 2013 Topps Qubi in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Rittenhouse True Blood

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013 Rittenhouse True Blood cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Buyer beware: I bought a fake card on eBay

Part of me still hoped they this was just a bad joke so I asked how they knew. I got an education on cards that day.

Box Busters: 2013 Rittenhouse Falling Skies Season 2

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a premium pack of 2013 Falling Skies Season 2 cards from Rittenhouse Archives in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: In The Game’s Decade the 1990s

  Beckett Hockey’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens Decade The 1990s from In The Game.

One Ruthian redemption card arrives from Topps

You know how we all love redemption cards? Well, for one collector, Stacy, there was one redemption card’s arrival yesterday that was worth documenting.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Elite Series Basketball

Beckett Basketball’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2012-13 Elite Series Basketball.

Topps brings back NFL Kickoff hobby shop promo

Topps is bringing its football kickoff promotion back, but the rules have changed from last year.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Panini Signatures Basketball

Beckett Basketball’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2012-13 Panini Signatures Basketball.

Beckett 20 Questions on … redemptions

For an upcoming issue of Beckett Baseball, we’ve decided that we want to hear your take on redemptions.

Even Chicago Cubs fans can build a winner with Oyo Sportstoys Field Sets

New Oyo MLB Field Sets that, along with some extra building blocks, will let kids build their own teams on the field — and even the stadium to go with it.

Chatter Up with Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds … Wednesday night on our Facebook page

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for this week’s Chatter Up over on the Beckett Media Facebook page on Wednesday night at 8:30 Central.

Box Busters: 2013 Momentum Football

Beckett Football’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Momentum from Panini America.

First look: 2013 Absolute Football

Panini America will include shoes, facemasks and more into its Tools of the Trade subset in 2013 Absolute Football, which is scheduled for a late-October release.

Photo Guide: 2013 Topps Football SP variations

Topps included short-printed variations of 55 different cards in 2013 Topps Football.

Ripping Retail: A Fairfield WWE Wrestling Cube

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a WWE Wrestling Cube — a retail repackage product from The Fairfield Company — in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball cards in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

RATED ROOKIES: Five NFL rooks needing auto help

Would you write the check for them to do this?

Friday Hot List: baseball prospects, GPK Chrome and rookie autos

Football cards look like they are really beginning to heat up this week. With the regular season a couple short weeks away, collectors are hitting their collecting stride.

Box Busters: 2013 Rookies & Stars Football

Beckett Football Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Rookies & Stars from Panin

Topps offers autograph set and Rookie Premiere trip in chase contest

Collect all 110 cards and mail in the collection to Topps to get an entire vintage-style Topps autographed card set of the 40 rookies,

Leaf offering Metal Draft Matrix football cards direct to collectors

Collectors can get parallels of Leaf Metal Matrix cards for several top 2013 football prospects.

NHLPA announces list of players to appear at the Rookie Showcase

The NHLPA Rookie Showcase will feature 27 players this year including Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin and AleksanderBarkov.

Upper Deck announces plans for 2013 Fan Expo Canada

Upper Deck will have a strong presence at the 2013 Fan Expo Canada.

Topps adds Twitter handles to football card backs

Topps has made it even easier to interact with football players and teams by adding Twitter handles to card backs for each player.

First look: 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball

Panini is creating a jumbo hobby box version of 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball when it releases in late October.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Garbage Pail Kids Chrome

Beckett’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens retail packs of 2013 Garbage Pail Kids Chrome.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps Football

Beckett Football Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens retail packs of 2013 Topps Football.