Tag Archives: Topps

Tweeting Retail: 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania

Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds picked up another 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania blaster box … here are the results.

Stephen Strasburg Superfractor sale to benefit former 49ers player’s charity helping kids

The sale of a notable card via Beckett Auctions later this month will now benefit a children’s charity supported by a former NFL player.

2015 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Dog Tags Details

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor The history between Topps and Star Wars goes all the way back to the franchise’s earliest days. And while it’s been a relationship focused largely on trading cards, there have been some spinoffs as well. The 2015 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Dog Tags are one such line. […]

Seeing all the 1977 Topps Star Wars Stickers bring the memories rushing back

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor When it comes to Star Wars trading cards, for most it goes all the way back to where it began. Even if you didn’t collect them when they first came out, 1977 Topps Star Wars is still a landmark release. When it comes to movie cards, it ranks […]

2015 Topps Star Wars Galactic Connexions Details

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps Star Wars Galactic Connexions pack several elements into one. They’re definitely not trading cards, but they’re certainly structured that way with blind packaging, a set to build and plenty of chase elements. To that end, it brings them in line with Topps’ Chipz line. But they […]

2015 Topps Heritage Football brings brand back to gridiron as a Target-exclusive

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps Heritage Football resurrects the brand on the gridiron after nearly a decade’s absence. But there’s a bit of a twist — the product is exclusive to retail giant, Target. Similar to 2014 Topps Turkey Red Football, each single-pack box promises one autograph.

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids American as Apple Pie in Your Face Info

2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids American as Apple Pie in Your Face details. The set targets Americana with a GPK twist. Cards include satirical take on 2016 Presidential hopefuls and more.

Topps readies 2015 Ginter X online-only baseball set

Topps teased 2015 Allen & Ginter X online on Wednesday, and it’s an online exclusive edition of the brand printed with a black background and the 10th anniversary stamp.

Gallery: 60 Years of Topps football cards

000000 The 60th-consecutive release of Topps football came out last week. Since 1956, the American icon has marked the times for generations of fans and card collectors. There certainly have been some legendary players, dynasties and countless memories made over the last six decades. Here is a 60-card tribute to the brand, from 1956 to 2015. […]

Tweeting Retail: 2015 Topps Chrome hanger box

Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds busted a hanger box of 2015 Topps Chrome … and here are the results.

New batch of Will Ferrell MLB auctions give fans all the cowbell they need — and much more

000000 By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor With Will Ferrell‘s Ferrell Takes the Field special less than two weeks away, there’s a whole new selection of signed items available via MLB Auctions on MLB.com — and there’s one thing that it won’t need. More cowbell. A series of 10 fully licensed and autographed MLB […]

Topps addresses 2015 Allen & Ginter Code Breaker Autographs

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Shortly after 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball was released, a handful of Code Breaker Autographs popped up. These were inserted accidentally and now Topps has addressed how they’re going to rectify the matter.

Yep, that’s a 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. homage in Macklemore’s music video

Yep, that’s a 45-year-old Ken Griffey Jr. dressed as seen in his iconic 1989 Upper Deck Rookie Card in the video for “Downtown” by Macklemore.

2015 Topps Football Road to Victory entry details

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Remember those Stadium Club Super Team cards from the 1990s? They were an insert set that had a card for each team. If the team you pulled won the championship, you’d get some exclusive cards. The concept returns to the gridiron with 2015 Topps Football Road to Victory. […]

Carlos Correa signs exclusive auto deal with Topps

Shortstop Carlos Correa signed an exclusive autograph and memorabilia deal with Topps, the company announced Wednesday.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Chrome baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Auction Diary: Wahoo McDaniel’s Rookie Card & Joe Willie Namath come my way

I know nice cards when I see them. I know nice cards when I want them. I know that, most of the time, I can’t afford them.

2015 Topps Supreme Football First Look

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor As with past years, 2015 Topps Supreme Football focuses on its premium elements like autographs and memorabilia. There’s also attention to making those cards a little more distinct through designs and themes. But as with any product that delves into the high-end of the hobby, there’s a level […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Promo Cards Popping Up in Several Places

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn’t sneaking up on anyone — except when it comes to trading cards. First was a group of four Heritage-style promo cards in 2015 Topps Star Wars Illustrated: Empire Strikes Back. Surprise! More unannounced Star Wars: The Force Awakens promo cards have surfaced […]

2015 Topps Finest football cards info

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor When Finest made its gridiron debut in the early 1990s, it was considered among the highest of high-end sets. That’s not the case anymore. Lots has changed since then, but the basic concept of chromium designs and Refractor parallels hasn’t. 2015 Topps Finest Football brings both of those […]

Latest Topps Wall Art line turns Chrome into metal

The company revealed the 2015 Topps Chrome Metal Sign line of wall art on Thursday, and it’s an offering of 10-by-14 metal prints for a selection of players who appear on the newly released 2015 Topps Chrome checklist.

2015 Topps Strata football card details and checklist

2015 Topps Strata Football switches to an all-autograph configuration. See the checklist and find out what hobby boxes hold.

Here’s what the 2015 Topps Chrome Baseball Refractor rainbow looks like

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Mention Topps Chrome and thoughts are likely to go to shiny card stock and an abundance of colorful Refractors. Over the past two decades, that’s what the brand has carved out as its primary niche. Like recent years, the 2015 Topps Chrome Baseball Refractor rainbow presents one of the […]

Bret Hart, Sting, Canadian Superstars highlighted in 2015 Topps WWE Road to Wrestlemania exclusives

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps WWE Road to Wrestlemania has several exclusives depending on where you’re buying it and what kinds of packs you’re busting. The first continues to pay tribute to Sting, a modern professional wrestling legend but one who has fought in a WWE ring only once so far. […]

Tweeting Retail: 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania

What did Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds find when he ripped into a blaster box of 2015 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania cards?

2015 Topps Chrome Baseball — Hobby vs retail odds rundown

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps Chrome Baseball has several different configurations based on where you’re buying it. If you’re heading to your local card shop, you’ll find hobby and jumbo boxes. If you don’t have a hobby store nearby, you might come across it in the card aisle at Target, Walmart […]

2015 Topps Star Wars 3D Widevision: Revenge of the Sith First Look

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Topps Star Wars 3D Widevision: Revenge of the Sith continues to fill in the gaps that showcases the franchise in a format that’s bigger and uses modern lenticular technology. Like the similar Return of the Jedi Widevision 3D set that came out last year, it’s an online […]

2016 Topps baseball cards: New approach is apparent in Series 1

Get a detailed look at 2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball including checklist, images, full product overview, release date, hobby box info and more.

2015 Topps Inception Football Rookie Autographs gallery and short print info

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor For 2015 Topps Inception Football, one of the major draws is the combination of on-card autographs and NFL uniforms for rookie players. The Rookie Autographs, which make up the bulk of the product’s signed content, come with a moderately deep checklist of 42 players. It’s big enough to […]

2015 Topps Inception Football Rookie Autograph variations? Yes, there are.

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Inception is still a relatively new brand for Topps. For football, it has been rookie autograph-focused. And while that’s still the case with 2015 Topps Inception Football, some unannounced Rookie Autograph variations add a new spin, albeit one that’s familiar with a lot of other brands.

Star Wars Chrome Perspectives: Jedi vs. Sith Autographs checklist announced

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Autographs have become a given in almost every set of modern Star Wars trading cards and that’s showing no signs of slowing. The 2015 Topps Star Wars Chrome Perspectives: Jedi vs. Sith Autographs has one of the larger checklists the franchise has seen. Highlights include Mark Hamill (Luke […]

Topps offers a behind-the-scenes look at process of making our trading cards

Ever wondered the steps that go into making trading cards? Topps offers a glimpse …

1991 Topps Toxic High School — a cheap and overlooked set worthy of your attention

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Card collecting is often portrayed as a wholesome activity. You know the image — young kid sitting on his bed shuffling through a stack of his heroes. “Got it, got it, got it, need it,” is his mantra. But if you look back on the history of the […]

Topps adds another variable to wall art … autographs

A dozen new pieces with six new signers are now available on wall art found only on Topps.com with a selection of rookies and legends all found on 10-by-14 pieces in the style of past Bowman and Museum Collection cards.

Carlos Correa and Joey Gallo among the 2015 Topps Chrome Baseball rookie short prints

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Topps has confirmed that five key rookies were last-minute additions to 2015 Topps Chrome Baseball. And all five are short prints. When the product was first announced, the base set was advertised as having 200 cards. However, when the final checklist was released, it reached 205 cards with […]