Tag Archives: Panini America

Second Chance Contest: The Year of DBZ!

Since its re-release, the momentum of Dragon Ball Z has been nothing short of phenomenal. We’ve had a few successful giveaways and we aren’t stopping. Our most recent giveaway was a Facebook exclusive in which we served up five booster boxes and two starter decks to seven lucky winners. Now, we are having a second […]

What will 2015 bring? Hobby Predictions: Part III

What will the hobby hold for 2015? We’ve asked a few industry insiders and other notable collectors. Here’s what they have boldly predicted to see in the coming year.

Beckett 20 Questions: Retro sets & vintage cards

With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.

Panini America’s busy year gets a highlight reel

Panini has had a busy year — and here’s its highlight reel to prove it.

First Look: 2014 Panini Spectra football cards

One of Panini America’s high-end football card lines is back for a sophomore season.

Preview Gallery: 2014 National Treasures baseball

A hobby heavyweight returns to the baseball field this week with the arrival of 2014 National Treasures from Panini America.

Beckett Baseball Best of 2014 Awards: Vote now!

  By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor It’s time for us to make our selections for the best baseball cards of the year, and we want your help. While we’ll continue to argue about the highlights of 2014 — with a couple brands still to come in the next week or so¬†— we want […]

Give 2014 a grade for its baseball cards

We’re presently preparing The Awards Issue of Beckett Baseball and we simply want to know one thing while we prepare our selections and the Fans’ Vote ballots.

Top 10: Alabama football fans who need an auto

Here’s my list of 10 Alabama superfans or famous grads who would be cool certified autographs to find in packs.

Box Busters: 2014 Select football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Select in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini Boxing Day Autograph Content Revealed

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor With participating Canadian stores giving out their special 2014 Panini Boxing Day packs with qualifying purchases this week, Panini America has revealed images of the strong autograph content that will be found inside. With a roster of carefully-selected athletes from the big four sports, collectors pulling them are […]

Panini’s Boxing Day Promo Continues With Checkerboard Cards

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor The slow reveal for Panini America‘s 2014 Boxing Day promotion continued on today as the company revealed some big hits that will be found inside packs in the form of a special Checkerboard design exclusive cards to with prime pieces of memorabilia. Exclusive to Canadian Panini Roundtable dealers, […]

First Look: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Coming back to store shelves after a five-year absence, Donruss returns to the basketball game in 2014-15 courtesy of Panini America and it is set to deliver some serious value in each box. Releasing on February 11, this product will bring back many of the concepts that made […]

Panini Announces Two Staff Promotions

Earlier today, Panini America announced two promotions within their sales team. One of the staff members given an expanded role within the company is Kevin Haake, a former editor of Beckett Baseball who had previously worked for Topps before joining Panini back in 2009. Now the company’s Director of Hobby Sales, Haake will be in […]

Panini Previews More Boxing Day Images

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Yesterday, Panini America gave collectors a preliminary look at its 2014 Boxing Day promotion and they have shown off even more cards from this product today in advance of next week’s release that is targeted to authorized Canadian Panini Roundtable stores. Today, the company shared images from the […]

Panini Details 2014 Immaculate Collection FB

Following the high-end football debut of 2014 Flawless, Panini released more details, and more images, for its Immaculate Collection football brand. Boxes will include six cards and will deliver five autograph or memorabilia cards. On-card autograph memorabilia cards include Premium Patches Autographs and Premium Patches Rookie Autographs. Large patch swatches appear in Team Logo, Jersey […]

Top 5: Wil Myers Rookie Cards to chase

Former top prospect and 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers is on the trading block with a few scenarios in play that would likely send him to the San Diego Padres sometime soon — one potentially being a multi-team deal including plenty of potential big-leaguers.

Panini Reveals Boxing Day Promo Details

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor In the wake of a successful Boxing Day promotion last year, Canadian collectors may have been wondering if Panini America would be bringing it back again in 2014 – especially without the presence of NHL and NHLPA licensing. Today, they received some excellent news as the company will […]

First Look: 2014 Absolute Football

By David Lee Editor | Beckett Football Absolute continues its long run with a new release that celebrates the brand’s 20th anniversary. It promises to bring a lot of memorabilia variety. Each hobby box has two autographed cards, three memorabilia cards plus other inserts and parallels. The base set includes 100 veterans and 50 rookies, […]

Panini adds Oregon Ducks to college lineup

Panini America revealed its latest deal with a major university on Monday with the University of Oregon, which saw quarterback Marcus Mariota pick up college football’s highest honor on Saturday night.

Panini Teases 2014 Immaculate Football

Panini teased it’s upcoming debut release of 2014 Immaculate Football with 11 autographed card images that arrived this week. No other information was given for the product. From the looks of the cards, it will be pretty high-end in the league, at least in quality, with Flawless and National Treasures. More information will be posted […]

Panini, Pop Warner extend sponsorship

One of Panini America’s biggest youth sports initiatives will continue into the coming years as the company announced on Thursday its exclusive deal with Pop warner will continue under a new multi-year agreement.

Contest: Win more Dragon Ball Z!

Buckle up, gamers, because we are giving away more Dragon Ball Z. The relaunch of this product by Panini America has been a huge hit and to celebrate this wonderful occasion, we are going to select two more lucky winners to each receive a booster box and a pre-constructed starter deck of 2014 Dragon Ball […]

First Look: 2014 Panini Contenders Football

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media Few products in the trading card world have as dedicated a following as the annual Contenders offering from Panini America. Each year, it delivers some of the most coveted rookie cards to football collectors and it is set to hit store shelves on January 7. With an average of […]

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard Basketball

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor It’s back – and it looks like it might be even better than ever. Preliminary details about 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard were released today and basketball collectors are in for a treat with all of the improvements that Panini America has implemented this season. Releasing on January 21, […]

Beckett 20 Questions on … group breaks & rookies

In the issue, we’ll take a look at 10 of the hottest rookies of the past year in a few sports — and we’ll also take a look at 50 notable group-breakers as well as the trend itself. As part of this package, we have another edition of 20 Questions where we want your input on it all.

What’s your best haul from a group break?

In the comments below, show us an image (link) of your best pull, what it might have cost you (if you remember) and where you got it from.

First Look: 2014 Elite Extra Edition baseball

A prospecting staple returns in January.

Panini teams with Broncos for stadium set

Fans who attend the Bills-Broncos game Sunday in Denver will receive a set of Panini America cards featuring the stars of the home team.

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Prizm basketball

Join Beckett Basketball’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Panini Prizm in this latest edition of Box Busters.
What will they find inside? Watch and find out …

Panini’s Black Friday impact estimated at $1.5M

We all know Black Friday is a day that packs a punch for both retailers and consumers — but how big?

Box Busters & Gallery: 2014 Panini USA Baseball

Join Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds as he rips into a 2014 Panini USA Baseball box set in this edition of Box Busters. What will he find inside? Watch and find out … After the jump, you can see a full gallery of card images — front and back — from the set. It’s literally everything […]

Panini adds Ichiro Suzuki to autograph roster

Panini America officially detailed its plans for buyback autographs of the Japanese baseball legend on Thursday — his autographs are the first he’s ever signed for the company.

Sunday Conversation: Panini’s Jason Howarth

Jason Howarth is the Vice President of Marketing for Panini America. We caught up with him for a brief Q&A about the industry its challenges, his New England Patriots and plenty more.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Crown Royale football

Join Beckett Football’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Crown Royale in this latest edition of Box Busters.