Category Archives: Non-Sports

Wacky Packages, Underground Comix Pioneer Jay Lynch Passes Away

Posted on Monday March 6th, 2017 – 04:41 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Artist Jay Lynch has passed away. His trading card worked included Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids. Lynch was also an important figure in underground comix.

Holy, Snikt! 18 Awesome Wolverine Trading Cards

Posted on Friday March 3rd, 2017 – 07:09 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Take a look at some of the coolest Wolverine trading cards ever produced including some with elaborate art, holograms and Hugh Jackman autographs.

2017 Fright-Rags Re-Animator Trading Cards Tackle the ’80s Horror Classic

Posted on Friday March 3rd, 2017 – 02:36 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor After making a name for themselves primarily through horror T-shirts and clothing, Fright-Rags has gotten into the card business. 2017 Fright-Rags Re-Animator trading cards delve into the 1985 horror film in a way that mixes both the classic and modern versions of the hobby. On the one hand, […]

2017 Topps Star Wars Sugar-Free Gum Offers Cards Based on 1978 Candy Wrappers

Posted on Thursday March 2nd, 2017 – 04:44 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Star Wars Sugar-Free Gum put a trading card spin on the 1978 wrappers. Get the full checklist, details, autograph info, release date and more.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Network Spews Make Light of What’s Happening in the News

Posted on Thursday March 2nd, 2017 – 07:43 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Network Spews is an on-going set spoofing the year’s news and pop culture stories. Get the checklist, print runs and more.

2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 Box Busters

Posted on Wednesday March 1st, 2017 – 03:03 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Not-Scars Head to LOL Land

Posted on Monday February 27th, 2017 – 04:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Not-Scars checklist, details and print run info. The limited edition online-exclusive pokes fun at the 2017 Academy Awards.

Bill Paxton 2016 Upper Deck Alien Anthology Autograph Giveaway

Posted on Monday February 27th, 2017 – 03:49 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Enter to win a 2016 Upper Deck Alien Anthology Bill Paxton autograph card.

2017 Welcome to the Show Series 1 Box Busters

Posted on Monday February 27th, 2017 – 11:44 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Welcome to the Show Series 1 set? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

Could These Autograph Cards Get a Boost with a 2017 Academy Award?

Posted on Friday February 24th, 2017 – 05:05 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a breakdown of the 2017 Academy Award nominees with autograph cards including Jeff Bridges, Andrew Garfield, Ruth Negga and Mahershala Ali.

2016 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 Trading Cards Checklist

Posted on Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 – 02:22 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 trading cards checklist, details, box breakdown and release date. The set includes autographs, costume cards and other inserts.

2017 Rittenhouse Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ultimate Collectors Set Series 2 Has First Alyson Hannigan Autographs in Almost 20 Years

Posted on Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 – 10:30 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Rittenhouse Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ultimate Collectors Set Series 2 checklist, details and release date. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan autographs highlight the product.

Topps Comics Imprint Returns with Online-Exclusive Garbage Pail Kids Series

Posted on Tuesday February 21st, 2017 – 11:47 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Topps Comics Garbage Pail Kids is an online-exclusive series that includes books and cards. Get full details, comic and card lists and more.

2017 Upper Deck Marvel Annual Box Busters

Posted on Thursday February 16th, 2017 – 05:00 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017 Upper Deck Marvel Annual box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017 Topps Jay Lynch Tribute Set to Help a GPK, Wacky Packages Legend

Posted on Thursday February 16th, 2017 – 03:54 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Jay Lynch Tribute set features other artists taking on some of the hobby legend’s Garbage Pail Kid and Wacky Packages gags. Get details on the set, checklist and thoughts from some of the artists.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Shammys Highlight the Best and Worst of Music

Posted on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 – 11:31 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Shammys poke fun at the music industry’s biggest night. Get a full checklist, gallery, print runs and other details for the online exclusive.

Beckett Auctions Selling 2016 Topps Star Wars Masterwork Daisy Ridley Autograph for Charity

Posted on Wednesday February 1st, 2017 – 04:47 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on an auction for a 2016 Topps Star Wars Masterwork Daisy Ridley autograph with all proceeds going to St. Judes Children’s Cancer Research.

2017 Topps Wacky Packages Alternative Facts Trading Cards Are Reality

Posted on Thursday January 26th, 2017 – 12:19 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Wacky Packages Alternative Facts trading cards spoof some of the claims coming from the White House. Get the checklist, print runs, details and more.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Inaug-Hurl Ceremony Details

Posted on Tuesday January 24th, 2017 – 11:44 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Inaug-Hurl Ceremony checklist and details. The online-exclusive mini set spoofs the inauguration of Donald Trump.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Adam-geddon Checklist Offers Little Hope for the Future

Posted on Wednesday January 18th, 2017 – 04:18 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1 Adam-geddon imagines the GPK gang at the world’s end. Get details, checklist info, hobby box breakdown and the release date.

2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek 50th Anniversary Includes Autographs from All 5 TV Captains

Posted on Wednesday January 18th, 2017 – 02:38 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek 50th Anniversary trading cards chart all five shows. Get full details, hobby box breakdown and its release date.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Golden Groan Awards Give Meryl Streep’s Speech a Trading Card

Posted on Monday January 9th, 2017 – 04:46 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Golden Groan Awards are a set of ten online-exclusive trading cards making light of the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. Yes, Meryl Streep’s speech is featured.

2016 Topps Star Wars Card Trader Box Busters

Posted on Friday December 30th, 2016 – 05:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Topps Star Wars Card Trader box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Upper Deck Marvel Gems Box Busters

Posted on Friday December 23rd, 2016 – 10:06 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Upper Deck Marvel Gems box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps Doctor Who Extraterrestrial Encounters Box Busters

Posted on Thursday December 22nd, 2016 – 05:22 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016 Topps Doctor Who Extraterrestrial Encounters box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

Win a 2016 Upper Deck Marvel Gems 1/1 Sketch Card and a Topaz Parallel /10

Posted on Wednesday December 21st, 2016 – 03:52 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Enter to win a 2016 Upper Deck Marvel Gems sketch card and a Topaz parallel numbered to 10.

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Christmas Cards Have a Side of Wacky Packages

Posted on Tuesday December 20th, 2016 – 01:20 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids spoof several modern holiday traditions. Get full details on the online-exclusive mini set, checklist, print runs and more.

Triple Autographs Coming to 2017 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2

Posted on Monday December 19th, 2016 – 04:43 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on a Triple Autograph in 2017 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2 trading cards. It features Natalie Alyn Lind, Jessica Lucas and James Frain.

Collecting Star Wars: Rogue One Autograph Cards Without Actually Buying Rogue One Cards

Posted on Friday December 16th, 2016 – 03:03 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Here’s a breakdown of actors from Star Wars: Rogue One who have autograph cards in other products not directly connected to the movie.

2016 Topps Star Wars: Rogue One Series 1 Trading Cards Checklist

Posted on Friday December 16th, 2016 – 12:53 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Topps Star Wars: Rogue One Series 1 cards checklist delves into the characters and story of the film. Get hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 Topps Star Wars High Tek Variation Short Prints Gallery

Posted on Wednesday December 14th, 2016 – 02:47 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

See the 2016 Topps Star Wars High Tek Short Print Variations and what exactly makes them different. Includes detailed gallery, checklist and insertion rates.

2016 Topps Star Wars Masterwork Box Busters

Posted on Wednesday December 14th, 2016 – 01:33 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a box of 2016 Topps Star Wars Masterwork trading cards? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2016 Topps Star Wars High Tek Pattern Variations Gallery and Cheat Sheet

Posted on Wednesday December 14th, 2016 – 04:05 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a detailed guide to all of the 2016 Topps Star Wars High Tek pattern variations and their rarity with a full gallery, checklist and plenty more.

2016 Topps Walking Dead Survival Box Trading Cards Skewer to the High End — Now with More Negan

Posted on Tuesday December 13th, 2016 – 11:12 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Walking Dead Survival Box checklist, release date and hobby box breakdown. This is the first premium set of trading cards for the show.

2016 Upper Deck Marvel Gems Checklist Pays Tribute to Female Heroes

Posted on Friday December 9th, 2016 – 04:42 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2016 Upper Deck Marvel Gems checklist is dedicated to the females of the comic universe. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more for the insert-heavy release.