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Rare sight: Two Superfractors, one box

You don’t see this every day but Blowout Cards did — two Superfractors in one box of 2013 Bowman Sterling baseball cards.

Beckett Radio Episode 8 — Talking collecting, licensing and more with Thomas Fish

The latest episode of Beckett Radio is here. Join hosts Derek Ficken and Justin Grunert as they talk to Blowout Cards’ Thomas Fish with the topics this week including licensing, his collection of original comic art and more.

Companies prepare for Black Friday — where the industry’s creativity continues to show

These aren’t your mother’s or father’s approaches to buying sports cards. Heck, they aren’t even your way of buying cards a few years ago.

Behind the Scenes: Where the magic happens in the sports card industry — outtakes & more

The reality is that in many instances the locations that help sports cards come to life — or come to your door — look a lot like everywhere else but with hints and touches that there might be something unique, something creative, going on at times. Here’s an inside look at some of these places.

Box Busters: 2013 World Stars Toreka Edition + win our 24K gold autograph

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2013 World Stars Toreka Edition — a high-end autograph brand from Brothers Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, in this latest edition of Box Busters.

A helping hand: Collectors come to the aid of one of their own

Dustin Smith turned to fellow collectors to vent his frustrations as his son suffers from SMA and received all types of help in return.

Major dealers already readying for Black Friday

It’s one part competition, one part promotion, one part entertainment. It’s Black Friday — and its’ coming in roughly two weeks.

Blowout Cards settles court case with Upper Deck

Blowout Cards has settled its lawsuit against Upper Deck that alleged that the Carlsbad, Calif.-based card company’s distribution policies introduced last year were illegal under antitrust laws and “manipulated the pricing of its products.”

Online giant Blowout Cards opens a shop

While countless hobby shops have closed their doors in recent years to focus on selling inventory online, one of the industry’s leading online sellers is doing the exact opposite. Blowout Cards is opening a card shop.

In hobby, Black Friday isn’t just about prices

Some retailers — those known for low prices and high volume — will make Black Friday, the No. 1 sales day of the year, not only one about deals — but also one about luck and added promotion.

Blowout Cards’ parent company sues Upper Deck over distribution policy

Blowout Cards’ parent company, Frontline Collectibles, counter-sued Upper Deck in a U.S. District Court on Wednesday, alleging that the Carlsbad, Calif.-based card company’s distribution policies introduced earlier this year are illegal under antitrust laws and have “manipulated the pricing of its products” and “have harmed and continue to harm competition for the sale of hobby sports trading cards.”

Onyx Authenticated readies two more Preferred Players Collection baseball products

Onyx Authenticated’s debut release of Preferred Players Collection, a boxed memorabilia product, has been well-received — so much so it’s now getting the Ernie Banks treatment. As in “let’s play two.”