Category Archives: Pop Culture News

Kickstarter Spotlight: 2017 Sidekick Labs Creeping Flesh Trading Cards

Posted on Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 – 09:45 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Sidekick Labs Creeping Flesh trading cards details. The Kickstarter-funded project includes monster art by Dan Brereton.

2017 Rittenhouse James Bond Archives: Final Edition Trading Cards Include Big-Name Signatures

Posted on Tuesday March 21st, 2017 – 02:48 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Rittenhouse James Bond Archives Final Edition trading cards checklist includes several marquee autographs from the franchise’s history. Get details, release date and more.

2017 Topps Mars Attacks: The Revenge! Trading Cards Strike in Factory Set Form

Posted on Tuesday March 21st, 2017 – 01:08 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Mars Attacks: The Revenge! brings back the iconic Martians for more pulp mayhem. Get full checklist details, box set breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Topps Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trading Cards Lay Groundwork for Episode VIII

Posted on Monday March 20th, 2017 – 03:58 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi checklist lays the groundwork for Episode VIII. Get details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2017 Upper Deck Goon: Last of the Enforcers Trading Cards Offer Up a Doug Glatt “Rookie Card”

Posted on Friday March 17th, 2017 – 08:24 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Upper Deck Goon: Last of the Enforcers trading cards checklist, gallery and details. Find out how the promo set was handed out and more.

Who’s Signing for 2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series?

Posted on Thursday March 9th, 2017 – 05:20 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the 2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series autographs checklist. More than 60 actors, including David Tennant, Jenna Coleman and James Corden, are featured.

2017 Topps Twitster Trading Cards Let Loose on a Certain Twitter Account

Posted on Wednesday March 8th, 2017 – 01:49 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Twitster is an online-exclusive set of trading cards spoofing Donald Trump’s Twitter account. Get the checklist, print runs and more.

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.

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Trumpocracy Trading Cards Are Politics Unusual

Posted on Sunday March 5th, 2017 – 06:19 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Trumpocracy trading cards satirize Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the White House. Get details, checklist, print runs and more.

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

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, it […]

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 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6 Trading Cards See Winter Draw Near

Posted on Wednesday February 15th, 2017 – 01:15 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Season 6 checklist has autographs, costume, sketch cards and more. Get details, box breakdown, release date and more.

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.

2017 Topps Star Wars Galactic Files Reborn Trading Card Details

Posted on Wednesday February 8th, 2017 – 10:40 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Star Wars Galactic Files Reborn delves deep into the characters with a massive checklist. Get details, release date, hobby box breakdown and more.

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 Doctor Who Signature Series Is Show’s First Autograph-Per-Pack Product

Posted on Tuesday January 31st, 2017 – 06:53 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series features an autograph in every pack. Get checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

Is That a Gene Hackman Hoosiers Autograph in 2017 Topps Series 1?

Posted on Thursday January 26th, 2017 – 06:09 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Gene Hackman Hoosiers autographs appearing in 2017 Topps Series 1 Baseball.

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 Star Wars: Rogue One Series 2 Trading Cards Finish the Story

Posted on Tuesday January 24th, 2017 – 11:16 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Star Wars: Rogue One Series 2 checklist fills in the story gaps from the largely spoiler-free first set. Get full details, box breakdown, release date and more.

2016 Topps Now Election Trading Cards Cover the Election in Real-Time

Posted on Tuesday January 24th, 2017 – 09:48 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Topps Now Election is a set of print-on-demand trading cards. Get details, the checklist, print runs and everything else you’ll want to know about the set.

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.