Category Archives: Non-Sports

2016 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Series 2 Autographs checklist taking shape

Posted on March 4, 2016 – 5:21 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Series 2 Autographs checklist details. Find out who is signing for the set.

Box Busters: 1992 Decision ’92

Posted on March 3, 2016 – 4:34 pm Author: Justin Grunert

Join Beckett analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 1992 Decision ’92. What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Topps LEGO Star Wars promos exclusive to Droid Tales DVD

Posted on March 3, 2016 – 3:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales promo cards details, checklist and gallery. Cards came with the Droid Tales DVD.

Beckett Gaming Profile: 2016 DBZ Perfection

Posted on March 2, 2016 – 2:14 am Author: Matt Bible

By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Cell is here! Dragon Ball Z Perfection is upon us. This  new DBZ set includes 142 cards with an additional 15 Dragon Rares that are all based off of Cell’s personalities. Here are a few of the cards to watch out for…

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Super Tuesday Edition adds to list of online exclusives

Posted on March 1, 2016 – 2:38 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Super Tuesday Edition details and checklist. This is another set of online-exclusive cards spoofing Presidential candidates.

Daisy Ridley autographs confirmed for 2016 Leaf Pop Century

Posted on March 1, 2016 – 10:58 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get details on Daisy Ridley of Star Wars: The Force Awakens signing an autograph deal with Leaf Trading Cards as well as the latest on Topps trying to sign her.

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Not-Scars target Academy Award nominees

Posted on February 29, 2016 – 7:57 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Not-Scars trading cards spoof the Academy Award nominees. The online set pokes fun at Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Rock and more.

Cryptozoic has exclusive Gotham, Flash, Orphan Black promo cards at 2016 Industry Summit

Posted on February 21, 2016 – 12:58 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on the promo cards handed out by Cryptozoic at the 2016 Industry Summit. Attendees received exclusive cards for The Flash, Gotham and Orphan Black.

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Shammys take it to Kanye West, Justin Bieber and others

Posted on February 15, 2016 – 6:01 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details and checklist for the online-exclusive 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids The Shammys trading cards that spoof some of music’s biggest names like Kanye West, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga.

Yu-gi-oh! News and Notes

Posted on February 15, 2016 – 10:25 am Author: Matt Bible

By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary This week we saw a few crazy and exciting things happen with the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game. Take a peek inside for more details.

Top Five: Daniel Bryan Cards

Posted on February 9, 2016 – 12:32 pm Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! That was the reaction of millions of wrestling fans worldwide yesterday as they received the news — WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan is retiring. Bryan, also known throughout the wrestling community as Bryan Danielson, had been suffering from continuous injuries […]

Retro Busters: 1996 Independence Day

Posted on February 4, 2016 – 9:17 pm Author: Justin Grunert

Join Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 1996 Independence Day.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Emperor of Darkness has arrived

Posted on February 2, 2016 – 6:29 pm Author: Matt Bible

By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Greetings fellow duelists! On January 29, we saw the release of the new Yu-Gi-Oh! Structure Deck, Emperor of Darkness. This deck caters to all players who are fans of the Monarch card types. The deck comes with 41 Cards broken down as follows: 2 Ultra Rares, 3 Super Rares, 36 Commons and 1 Token card. Today we will […]

Tentative 2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless Autographs Checklist

Posted on February 1, 2016 – 6:55 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a full list of confirmed 2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless Autographs. Signers on the checklist include David Tennant, Billie Piper, Alex Kingston and more.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Celebrity Apprentice: What’s in the cards?

Posted on January 29, 2016 – 2:29 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The hobby presence is strong with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Celebrity Apprentice. Take a look at which athletes, actors and personalities have trading cards.

2016 Upper Deck Captain America: Civil War Trading Card Details

Posted on January 27, 2016 – 7:13 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Upper Deck Captain America: Civil War trading cards pit Avenger versus Avenger. Hobby boxes have three premium inserts including 2 memorabilia cards.

Ripley lives with 2016 Upper Deck Alien Anthology trading cards

Posted on January 27, 2016 – 8:32 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Upper Deck Alien Anthology trading cards delve into all four films with an art-based approach. Actor autographs and sketch cards are among the inserts.

Order 66 Toys To Discuss Star Wars Publication on KVCE Radio

Posted on January 26, 2016 – 4:21 pm Author: Matt Bible

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst Attention Star Wars fans! Tomorrow from 7:00 to 9:00 am CT, Order 66 Toys will be appearing on the KVCE radio program, DFW Business Today, to discuss the Complete Guide to Star Wars Collectibles, as well as Beckett’s plans for future publications devoted to collectibles of characters […]

2016 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stickers info

Posted on January 22, 2016 – 7:34 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stickers take an old-school approach to the seventh Star Wars film with 292 stickers and a 64-page album.

Gross Bears and Bathroom Buddies make a comeback in 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids

Posted on January 22, 2016 – 6:48 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

If you’re into obscure sets, 2016 Garbage Pail Kids Apple Pie has brought back a couple of them as retail-exclusive inserts, Gross Bears and Bathroom Buddies.

Beckett Gaming Preview: Magic The Gathering Oath of the Gatewatch

Posted on January 22, 2016 – 2:38 pm Author: Matt Bible

By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Hey all you Magic the Gathering Fans! Today is the day Oath of the Gatewatch hits stores. Oath is the 2nd set to release in the Battle for Zendikar block, and it brings 184 cards into the Magic the Gathering universe. The set brings on an onslaught of new Eldrazi, […]

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aren’t the only politicians made into Garbage Pail Kids

Posted on January 20, 2016 – 6:45 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

US Presidents and a few other politicians have been featured on several Garbage Pail Kids over the years. Find out and and see their satirical cards.

Dinosaurs were harmed in the making of Mars Attacks: Occupation

Posted on January 18, 2016 – 2:34 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

A handful of Dinosaurs Attack Letter-Press inserts in 2016 Topps Mars Attacks: Occupation have special material mixed in with their ink — dinosaur fossils.

15 Most Valuable Star Trek Autographs

Posted on January 15, 2016 – 5:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Countdown and details of the top Star Trek autographs when it comes to trading cards. Names include William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Benedict Cumberbatch.

2016 Academy Award nominees with autograph cards

Posted on January 14, 2016 – 2:44 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Several of the 2016 Academy Award nominees have autograph cards. Get a full list including Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hardy.

2016 Breygent Bates Motel Seasons 1 and 2 Comic Con Special Edition trading cards info

Posted on January 13, 2016 – 1:09 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Breygent Bates Motel Seasons 1 and 2 Comic Con Special Edition trading cards feature an all-hits checklist of autographs, costume and prop cards.

Original Garbage Pail Kids wrappers are the best kind of gross

Posted on January 11, 2016 – 2:47 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Travel back to the 1980s and see all of the original Garbage Pail Kids wrappers in one place.

Hobby Oddity: David Bowie Autograph Cards Exist

Posted on January 8, 2016 – 1:48 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

It might be surprising to some, but David Bowie has a couple of certified autograph cards. Find out about the rare cards and what you might expect to have to pay to get one.

Gotham trading cards coming from Cryptozoic

Posted on December 30, 2015 – 11:59 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Cryptozoic has let it slip that they’re producing Gotham trading cards. Expect the first cards to release sometime in 2016.

10 Stan Lee trading cards that are simply marvelous

Posted on December 29, 2015 – 5:34 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Stan Lee is a comics icon. And what better way to honor an icon with cards? Here’s a list of 10 of the best Stan Lee trading cards.

Box Busters: 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Vibranium

Posted on December 28, 2015 – 2:13 pm Author: Justin Grunert

Join Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Vibranium.  

2015 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens base set grows with three Target promo cards

Posted on December 28, 2015 – 12:55 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on three promo cards handed out at Target that expand the 2015 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Series 1 base set.

2016 Upper Deck Finding Dory sticker cards are simple, like you remember movie cards being

Posted on December 24, 2015 – 11:59 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Upper Deck Finding Dory sticker cards bask in their simplicity. The set has 40 cards with Rainbow Foil stickers acting as the only inserts.

John Boyega, Daisy Ridley Force Awakens, Star Wars High Tek autographs are fetching how much?

Posted on December 23, 2015 – 1:55 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out how much some of the first John Boyega and Daisy Ridley autographed Star Wars cards have sold for.

2016 Rittenhouse Star Trek TOS 50th Anniversary Trading Cards Info

Posted on December 22, 2015 – 2:23 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Rittenhouse Star Trek TOS 50th Anniversary trading cards highlight all of the shows from the original series. Boxes come with a pair of autographs. There are several tough inserts in the product as well.