Tag Archives: Marvel

2015 Upper Deck Marvel Vibranium Trading Cards First Look

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor If you haven’t heard of vibranium yet, you likely will by the time the Black Panther movie arrives in 2018. It’s an important metal in the Marvel Universe, kind of like Kryptonite in the DC realm. It has been mentioned in several recent Marvel blockbusters, but it’s likely to […]

Month of Marvel Giveaway No. 2

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst Last Monday, Beckett’s Month of Marvel started off with a huge bang. This week is no different as we have a new question and a new prize — 2015 Upper Deck Legendary Marvel Secret Wars deck building expansion kit.

Month of Marvel Giveaway No. 1

The Month of Marvel has begun.

Beckett Radio Presents: Ultimate Box Breaks with Bryan Gavin

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host This week on Beckett Radio we talk to Bryan Gavin of Ultimate Box Breaks (23:53) about his NSCC experience, the Panini VIP party, and much more! We also bring on Beckett Media’s new Hobby Editor, Ryan Cracknell (11:38), as we talk new products and some topical hobby news. […]

Beckett’s Month of Marvel Giveaways

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst Summertime is nearing its end. But, the fun is just beginning in Beckett non-sports land. In fact, you could say we have a Marvel-ous month ahead of us. From Aug. 17 to Sept. 18, Beckett non-sports will be promoting the Month of Marvel. During this time, everyday […]

Beckett readies new non-sports book

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst For the past five years, Beckett Media has produced its annual Gaming Almanac, which provides detailed checklists and pricing of collectible card games and non-sports cards for collectors and dealers alike. This year, Beckett is producing gaming and non-sports books as their own standalone releases. The non-sports book is […]

First Look: Rittenhouse Marvel Avengers Silver Age

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Millions of comic book movie fans flocked to see Avengers: Age Of Ultron and while it was one of this summer’s hottest releases, it should not be forgotten that the original comics have become increasingly valuable and coveted in recent years. While it is cost prohibitive for many to […]

Win a 2015 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron box from Beckett Radio

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host Beckett Radio is pleased to announce it is giving away a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron on the latest episode. Be sure to listen in to see how you can win this box from them. Send your answers in to radio@beckett.com or on their Twitter page […]

Beckett Non-Sport Profile: Vision

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst The list is powerful. Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Wolverine, and Spider-Man. All of these Marvel heroes at one time have belonged to the superhero fraternity known as The Avengers. However, there are many other heroes in this club who sometimes get overlooked. One of […]

Box Busters: 2015 Upper Deck Marvel 3D

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel 3D in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: Rittenhouse Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season One

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media One of last season’s most-anticipated television shows, Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. took fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond what they saw at the movies and tied in its stories seamlessly to other comic book-themed projects. Now, Rittenhouse Archives has attempted to recapture the magic of this series on […]

Contest: Legendary Fear Itself

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst The only thing we have to fear… Upper Deck‘s newest Marvel deck-building game is an expansion of the current Legendary series, which has included titles devoted to such franchises such as Guardians of the Galaxy and The Fantastic 4. However, Fear Itself follows the Marvel story […]

Marvel Films and Spider-Man together at last

- – By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary It’s official. Spidey is coming home. Late yesterday, Marvel.com announced that they have reached an agreement with Sony Films to bring Spider-Man to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is a momentous merger that will greatly impact superhero films for years to come. […]

Inside this year’s Gaming Almanac + Zoe Saldana contest

The latest Beckett Gaming Almanac is here. Released on Oct. 24, this edition has more info and more pricing — and this was my first crack at editing and developing the content for Beckett’s 5th almanac and I’m happy to give you an inside look.

Female comic characters get the focus in upcoming releases

And over the next several weeks, the women in the two big comic companies are getting their own place in the trading card world.

First look: 2013 Marvel Fleer Retro trading cards

Superheroes. Old School designs. Popular sports releases.

Marvel’s Guardians of Galaxy to release with comic

Comic book fans are readying for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy when it comes out in March.

Box Busters: 2012 Marvel Beginnings II

Watch to see two grown men nerd out over the Marvel Universe. Oh, and the cards are awesome, too.

Cryptozoic celebrates Tarzan’s 100th anniversary

Tarzan is remembered for his unique pets and hearty yell while banging on his chest. We still remember him and can mimic his mannerisms.

It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s Tim Tebow?

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Tim Tebow as a super hero? You knew it was going to happen. Marvel and ESPN have teamed up to create pieces of artwork depicting Tebow as only comic book artists can. The Denver Broncos quarterback has been heralded since he took over because while he has been at […]

Comic Card Q&A: UD’s Bubby Johanson on ‘The Avengers: Kree-Skrull War’ Set

Upper Deck’s Marvel Product Manager Bubby Johanson talks about ‘The Avengers: Kree-Skrull War’ set.

‘The Avengers: Kree-Skrull War’ set hits stores today

Riding the wave of recently released (and soon to release) Marvel blockbusters, Upper Deck is causing a collision between comic books and trading cards.

Weekly Highlights (July 4 – July 8)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for July 4 – July 8.

If the star fits: Captain America, other Marvel superheroes team up with the Dallas Cowboys

In a recent Dallascowboys.com report, America’s team announced a partnership with Marvel Entertainment that should add some depth to the 2011 roster.