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Tag Archives: Non-Sports

First Look: 2013 Topps 75th anniversary (with preliminary checklist)

Topps is celebrating an anniversary this December — its 75th anniversary of making cardboard of any kind — and it’s all culminating in a single take-a-look back product that’s all about pop culture and Topps’ place in it documenting it via cardboard.

Non-sports cards provide innocent, sentimental fun – and sometimes value, too

It’s easier to describe what non-sports cards aren’t – cards depicting mainstream athletics – than what they entail. Movies. Scenery. Bugs. Art. TV. World leaders. Lingerie models. Pop music. Broadcasters. Historical figures. Superheroes.

Beckett 20 Questions: Collecting game-used

Here, we present 20 questions — some serious, some fun — that we want to know your answers for.

Preview of multi-panel sketch cards in Upper Deck’s Marvel Premier

The time is almost here for Upper Deck’s Marvel Premier.

First look: 2012 Americana Heroes & Legends

Panini America’s latest chapter of its popular Americana line of non-sport cards arrives this summer with 2012 Americana Heroes & Legends, a product that will return to a more traditional format, too.

Philly Non-Sports Card Show set for April 21-22

Non-sports cards are having a major show of their own this month with new products, Bench Warmer models and bigwigs from the card companies.

Box Busters: 2012 Star Trek Complete TNG Ser. 2

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into a box of 2012 Star Trek Complete The Next Generation Series 2 cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Rittenhouse Brady Bunch

Join Beckett Media’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into a set of 2012 Rittenhouse Brady Bunch cards from Rittenhouse Archives in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Davy Jones’ career can be remembered via music, television … and trading cards

Davy Jones, one of the four members of the 1960s band The Monkees, died on Wednesday at age 66, leaving a career chronicled via music, television shows and, of course, trading cards.

Ripping Retail: 1991 Pro Set SuperStars MusiCards (UK edition)

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1991 Pro Set SuperStars MusiCards (UK edition) in search of a Whitney Houston card or two in this latest episode of Box Busters.

Ripping off Ripping Retail: 2011 Topps American Pie … and bonus Bieber!

We know you guys love some of the stuff that Chris Olds rips into in his Ripping Retail videos … now, Beckett Media contributing editor Susan Lulgjuraj gets into the act.

Moneyball is almost here … and collecting the movie’s memorabilia won’t be too tough

The newest piece of Moneyball memorabilia is this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated, which features Brad Pitt on the cover. This is sure to be a popular item for sports-minded autograph seekers to get signed.

At The National: Ripping Panini wrapper redemption packs & more …

Beckett Media’s Chris Olds caught up with another collector, Chris Gilmore, to rip a couple of boxes of Panini America products and get his hands on what were arguably the hottest wrapper redemption packs at the show.