Category Archives: Non-Sports

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

000000Join 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.

Beckett Gaming Profile: Force of Will The Twilight Wanderer

Posted on December 22, 2015 – 12:47 am Author: Matt Bible

000000 By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary This past Friday, the latest expansion for the Force of Will was released — The Twilight Wanderer. Today we are going to look over some of the impactful cards in the set and how they may change the meta-game.

2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless trading card details

Posted on December 21, 2015 – 4:24 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless trading cards go to all corners of time and space. The follow-up release takes a comprehensive approach and has two autographs, relics or medallion cards per hobby box.

Box Busters: 1992 Home Alone 2

Posted on December 21, 2015 – 3:23 pm Author: Justin Grunert

000000Join Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 1992 Home Alone 2.

2016 Topps Warcraft Movie trading cards feature all the beasts you’d expect

Posted on December 21, 2015 – 12:41 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Warcraft Movie trading cards go in-depth into the epic fantasy film. Autographs and production-used memorabilia cards are among the highlights.

5 Shades of Rey: 2015 Topps Star Wars High Tek Pattern Variations Gallery

Posted on December 21, 2015 – 9:34 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2015 Topps Star Wars High Tek Pattern Variations gallery, rarity and other important details. See all the different patterns in the set, who has which ones & more.

2015 Topps Star Wars High Tek Variation Short Prints Gallery

Posted on December 21, 2015 – 7:08 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

In case the many patterns weren’t enough, 2015 Topps Star Wars High Tek variation short prints add even morecards. Get a checklist, images and more.

2015 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Series 1 Checklist

Posted on December 18, 2015 – 7:33 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the 2015 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Series 1 checklist including the 100-card base set, autographs and more. John Boyega and Daisy Ridley are among the set’s signers.

The story of the most infamous Star Wars card ever made – 1977 Topps Star Wars #207

Posted on December 17, 2015 – 4:11 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 1977 Topps Star Wars #207 C-3PO is one of the most notorious trading cards of all-time. Get the story behind the card and what made it so controversial.

2015 Topps Star Wars High Tek Autographs checklist announced

Posted on December 16, 2015 – 5:25 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2015 Topps Star Wars High Tek Autographs checklist has been announced. John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are among those signing.

2015 Topps Star Wars Galactic Connexions Series 2 details and checklist

Posted on December 15, 2015 – 1:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2015 Topps Star Wars Galactic Connexions Series 2 checklist, disc rarity info and details. The product mixes a collectible configuration like trading cards with a game.

2016 Breygent Dexter Seasons 7 and 8 trading cards include a couple of major first-time signers

Posted on December 14, 2015 – 12:38 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Breygent Dexter Seasons 7 and 8 trading cards wrap up the series with a premium factory set. Each has 72 base cards, 6 autographs or memorabilia cards and more. Michael C. Hall, Yvonne Strahovski and Charlotte Rampling are among the signers.

Remembering Fleer Ultra X-Men, the greatest line of mutant trading cards ever

Posted on December 11, 2015 – 6:00 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The Fleer Ultra X-Men line didn’t last a lot of years but it produced some of the most attractive trading cards the franchise has ever had. Find out about the various sets and see why they’re so beautiful.

Holiday Retro Busters: 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Posted on December 11, 2015 – 2:10 pm Author: Justin Grunert

000000Join Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they take a trip to Whoville and open 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Will they pull the elusive Ron Howard autograph? Click the video and find out…  

If you’ve been waiting for a Marilyn Manson autograph card, your wish has been granted

Posted on December 10, 2015 – 7:51 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Marilyn Manson is getting his first certified autograph card in 2015 Cryptozoic Sons of Anarchy Seasons 6 and 7.

2016 Cryptozoic Vampire Diaries Season 4 trading cards info

Posted on December 10, 2015 – 2:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Cryptozoic Vampire Diaries Season 4 cover all the season’s events and conflicts. Each box comes with an autograph, Wardrobe costume card and several inserts.

Box Busters: Yu-Gi-Oh Dimension of Chaos

Posted on December 10, 2015 – 9:26 am Author: Justin Grunert

000000Join Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and guest commentator/gaming expert Ian McDaries as they open 2015 Yu-Gi-Oh Dimension of Chaos.

2016 Cryptozoic Fringe Season 5 trading cards info

Posted on December 8, 2015 – 2:46 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Cryptozoic Fringe Season 5 trading cards take a premium approach with 2 autographs and 4 wardrobe cards per 7-card box. The product is limited to 299 boxes.

A Little Help from the Super Friends: 2016 Cryptozoic Justice League Trading Cards

Posted on December 7, 2015 – 12:50 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Cryptozoic Justice League trading cards delve into the world of the DC Comics super team. Hobby boxes come with one sketch card and other inserts.

2016 Cryptozoic Walking Dead Season 4 Part 2 trading card details

Posted on December 7, 2015 – 12:14 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Cryptozoic Walking Dead Season 4 Part 2 trading card details. Picking up where the first set left off, boxes have an autograph and a costume card.

Paint It Black: 2016 Cryptozoic Orphan Black Season 1 trading cards

Posted on December 7, 2015 – 10:44 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Cryptozoic Orphan Black Season 1 trading cards recap the debut season with autographs, costume cards and more. Boxes deliver one signed card.

2015 Marvel Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Autographs Checklist

Posted on December 5, 2015 – 9:15 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a full checklist and details for all of the 2015 Marvel Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Autographs. Signers include Chloe Bennet, Clark Gregg, Hayley Atwell and Jaimie Alexander.

2015 DBZ World Championship

Posted on December 4, 2015 – 8:40 pm Author: Matt Bible

000000 By Ian McDaries | Guest Commentary Attention DBZ fans! With the final DBZ TCG regional coming to an end, December is bringing us the DBZ World Championship. 32 of the world’s greatest players will battle it out for glory and prize money! What surprising and new decks will we see?

Breygent offers exclusive over-sized Bates Motel autographed costume cards

Posted on December 4, 2015 – 5:04 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Breygent is selling a pair of over-sized Bates Motel Autographed Costume cards on their website. Freddie Highmore and Mike Vogel are the signers.

6 sets of overlooked Star Wars cards worthy of a second look

Posted on December 4, 2015 – 3:05 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Some sets of Star Wars trading cards are considered classics. Some are largely ignored. Here are six Star Wars card sets worthy of a second look.

Box Busters: Funko Mystery Box

Posted on December 2, 2015 – 2:53 pm Author: Justin Grunert

000000Join Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open Black Friday Funko Mystery Boxes.

2016 Topps Star Wars Evolution transforms a long-standing line

Posted on December 1, 2015 – 5:36 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Star Wars Evolution sees the return of a brand known for charting transformations in a galaxy far, far away. Boxes come with two total autographs, sketch cards and patch cards.

Good luck finishing your 2015 IDW Star Wars Micro Comic trading card set

Posted on November 27, 2015 – 6:30 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2015 IDW Star Wars Micro Comic trading cards set is difficult to complete. Find out why and get a full checklist and details for the set.

Every Who has its Rose: Billie Piper autographs in 2015 Topps Doctor Who

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

Billie Piper autographs have been added to the 2015 Topps Doctor Who trading cards set. She played companion Rose Tyler.

Beckett Non-Sports: Holiday Retro Busters Preview

Posted on November 22, 2015 – 11:27 pm Author: Matt Bible

000000 By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst It is once again that time of year. A time to spread good tidings and cheer to our fellow man and what better way to do that here at Beckett than have special holiday editions of Retro Busters? While there aren’t many holiday releases from […]