Author Archives: Susan Lulgjuraj

Upper Deck to have interactive show and giveaway tonight

Using Breakers.TV, Upper Deck is holding a discussion on 2014 football rookies at 7 p.m. ET.

Collectors go on a mad dash for John Gibson cards

Gibson doesn’t have as many cards as a number of the other rookies, but the few he does have could be worth chasing.

Rittenhouse previews Buffy autograph card

How much do you think that card is going to cost on the secondary market?

First look: 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP Hockey cards

Upper Deck’s first product for the 2014-15 season features a return of a former mainstay.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Prime Hockey

Each box will hold seven cards with one Prime Rookies Quad Autograph and four more hits.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Five Star Football cards

Beckett Football editor Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Topps Five Star Football.

Who are the most valuable 2014 NFL prospects so far?

The most collectible player so far has been Johnny Manziel by far.

Unmarked checklists could be hidden gems

It’s difficult to find cards that weren’t defaced since so many collectors used the checklists for their intended purpose.

Leaf and In The Game announce new partnership to create trading cards

Leaf Trading Cards and In The Game Trading Cards have formed a partnership.

First look: 2014 Bowman Sterling Football cards

2014 Bowman Sterling Football will celebrate the upcoming season’s rookies.

Autographs, cards and more available at the 2014 Spring Expo

Here’s a look what each company is doing and how you can get your hands on all the swag.

What is the best football Rookie Card of all-time?

Here’s a list of some of the most iconic football Rookie Cards through the decades.

First look: 2013-14 Upper Deck Quantum Football cards

2013-14 Upper Deck Quantum Football is scheduled to come out in time for the NFL Draft featuring this year’s and last year’s NFL prospects.

First look: 2014 Topps Platinum Football cards

The upcoming football rookie autographs get into full swing with the release of 2014 Topps Platinum in November.

Panini signs Johnny Manziel to autograph, memorabilia deal

Johnny Manziel has signed an exclusive autograph and memorabilia deal with Panini Authentic, the company announced on Monday.

New Orleans’ Anthony Davis becoming one of the hobby’s top stars

000000 By Dan Good | Contributing Writer When Anthony Davis is playing, you can’t look away. His facial hair draws you in first, the most famous unibrow since Bert of “Sesame Street” fame. You keep watching because of his talent, a unique blend of tough interior play with a shooter’s finesse. He carries a bit […]

Love of 1980s humor generates new card ideas for artist Joe Simko

“My joke-writing mind goes there naturally,” Simko said.

First look: 2014 Topps Prime Football cards

When it comes finding unique memorabilia from football players, 2014 Topps Prime Football should be a place to look.

First look: 2014 Topps Star Wars Wacky Packages

Topps is adding a twist to the Star Wars universe.

Nathan MacKinnon already a star with hockey collectors

When it comes to hockey cards, MacKinnon is already a star.

Michael Sam’s first trading cards hit the market

His autographs from Press, Sage and Upper Deck are slowly making their way on to eBay.

Next season’s basketball cards look even better with the addition of Jabari Parker

Duke freshman Jabari Parker declared for the NBA Draft on Thursday.

First look: 2014 Topps Finest Football

With the focus on quarterbacks heading into the 2014 football draft, it’s no surprise companies will highlight the gunslingers as much as possible.

Cryptozoic releases Downton Abbey trading cards

Cryptozoic released trading cards for the first two seasons today.

Box Busters: 2013-14 In the Game’s Between the Pipes

Join Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj as she opens a box of 2013-14 In The Game’s Between the Pipes.

Leaf creates Johnny Manziel predictor cards

Leaf Trading Cards is making contest out of Manziel’s NFL destination with Predictor Packs.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Signatures Basketball cards

Each box will include a 2014 NBA Draft Exchange Card good for an XRC of a rookie from the 2014 draft.

First look: 2013-14 In The Game’s Lord Stanley’s Mug hockey cards

In The Game is celebrating hockey’s championship with 2013-14 Lord Stanley’s Mug.

Panini hosts World Cup party with soccer star Cobi Jones

Brazilian music. Shimmying dancers. Martial artists.

First look: 2014 Leaf Bettie Page Collection

The hits will include cut autographs (one or two per case) to Hair cards, Wardrobe cards, and 1-of-1 Sketch cards.

Panini entertains Dallas crowd with college basketball favorites

Panini America got sports fans ready for the national title game with Panini March Memories Brunch, a roundtable discussion with six college basketball favorites.

Panini discloses short-prints for 2013 Contenders Football

Panini released the exact production numbers for base Rookie Cards in 2013 Contenders Football.

Gallery: Upper Deck shows off newest cards from 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey

Check out the gallery to see the latest additions to 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey.

Cryptozoic previews Breaking Bad autograph cards

Cryptozoic previewed several of the autograph cards it has received so far with actors such as Giancarlo Esposito and Betsy Brandt.

Leaf Originals Football recalls 1948, 1960 designs

Leaf’s football products seem to be a hit with collectors with its early 2014 offerings.