Tag Archives: WWE

Wrestler CM Punk to write Thor comic book

He’s becoming a comic book writer — and he’s taking a crack at Thor in its Annual No. 1, which is set to arrive in February, as a guest scribe.

First Look: Trish Stratus’ BSCM cover

It’s a milestone for her, a collectable for you — one you can get signed if you attend an upcoming card show.

Trish Stratus to sign for Beckett at Expo

WWE Hall of Famer and seven-time women’s champion Trish Stratus will sign copies of the December issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly at the Beckett Media booth during an evening session one day only at the upcoming Toronto Sportcard and Memorabilia Expo.

First look: 2015 Topps WWE wrestling cards

A tribute to Hulk Hogan, tape Relics and a memorabilia card tied to the birth of “Austin 3:16.”

Box Busters: 2014 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus is The Queen of WrestleMania, a mom — and a “collector nerd” too

Trish Stratus is a self-professed “collector nerd” who has long collected many things along with her husband, Ron.

Collect Call: Talking Topps cards, autos and even a missing tooth with WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he talks about wrestling, autographs, the Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania cards, memorabilia and even a missing tooth with the Queen of WrestleMania, Trish Stratus, in this edition of Collect Call.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Cleveland and the National Sports Collectors Convention

We’re curious about what you know about Cleveland, so here are the latest 20 questions all with an NSCC or Cleveland-centric twist.

First look: 2014 Topps Road to WrestleMania wrestling cards

The next set of World Wrestling Entertainment cards from Topps will be filled with WrestleMania moments.

WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

Less than 24 hours after appearing on World Wrestling Entertainment’s Raw and just days after his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, the Ultimate Warrior is dead. He was 54.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Topps WWE cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2014 Topps WWE cards in this latest Ripping Retail video.

First look: 2014 WWE Chrome wrestling cards

Topps is reviving a tag-team that’s not been done in more than a half-decade for its next wrestling card release.

Beckett 20 Questions on … the “other” sports and other collecting options

Majority rules. That might be the best way to describe the sports card landscape and collecting habits these days. The sports that the most people like get the most attention and the most products.

Beckett 20 Questions on … collecting autographs

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll once again be taking a look at autographs. Among the selections, of course, will be 20 Questions. We want to know what you think.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Collecting USA

With all of the collecting potential to be found with the latest arrival sporting the Red, White and Blue on cardboard, we figured it was time for another 20 Questions.

McFarlane Toys and WWE team up for high-end statue line

World Wrestling Entertainment and McFarlane Toys are now tag-team partners.

First look: 2014 Topps WWE wrestling cards

The lone licensee of World Wrestling Entertainment trading cards offered the first looks and details of its 2014 Topps WWE cards on Friday with the newest wave of superstars, Divas, legends and more set for a Feb. 28 release.

Bleacher Creatures branch out to the WWE

The Bleacher Creatures aren’t just for baseball, football, basketball and hockey stars now.

First look: 2013 Topps Best of WWE wrestling cards

Topps’ next World Wrestling Entertainment card set will be upping the ante while recapping the best of the year.

Box Busters: An educational(?) autograph mailday

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he checks out what he got in the mail from GibraltarTrade.com/store while exploring a perhaps-overlooked area of autograph collecting — buying via show promoters online.

Beckett 20 Questions on … sports families

Explore the family ties that go along with sports and collecting and take a look at some of the notable fathers, sons, mothers and daughters who share cardboard with us all.

WrestleMania 29 rundown: Predicting every match with a little help from their cardboard

There’s only one wrestling card that matters Sunday — who’s facing who at WrestleMania — but we’ve taken a look at the competitors’ cardboard stats on Beckett.com to give you a tale of the tape for each match.

Can you smell what Funko Pop! is cooking?

Lynnwood, Wash.-based Funko is readying its second offering of Pop! Sports vinyl toys coming in late summer — and it’s adding to a massive list of options for fans of movies, TV and pop culture.

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps WWE wrestling cards

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2013 Topps WWE packs in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Ripping Retail: A 20-pack pro wrestling repack box

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a 20-pack repack of nothing but pro wrestling cards in this latest Ripping Retail.

Beckett 20 Questions on … the ‘other’ sports

In the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look at those sports that don’t normally get as much attention — racing, MMA, soccer, boxing, Olympic sports, wrestling, tennis, rodeo and more.

Ripping Retail: 2012 Topps Heritage WWE cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into some 2012 Topps Heritage WWE packs in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

First look: 2013 Topps WWE wrestling cards

The march to WrestleMania XXIX on April 7 will include cards.

A toy-aisle trip down Memory Lane for me … and maybe a money-maker for you?

Imagine my amusement when, during a post-work toy store run Thursday, I saw a new, similarly odd kind of new toy … one that reminded me of an old favorite and one that turns out to be in pretty high demand.

WWE legend Jerry Lawler collapses during show

Memphis wrestling legend Jerry “The King” Lawler, a WWE Hall of Famer and announcer during Raw telecasts since the late-1990s collapsed at ringside Monday night during the live broadcast in Montreal.

FIRST LOOK: 2012 Topps Heritage WWE

After a four-year rest, the Topps Heritage WWE line is back for another run at the world championship.

The Fleer Jericho mystery: A bad cut? A prank?

Sometimes, memorabilia cards can go wrong — and this Chris Jericho card from Fleer shows a potential example of how that can happen.

First Look: 2012 TRISTAR TNA TENacious

TRISTAR’s newest TNA IMPACT Wrestling card set will make its debut on Aug. 1 at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

First look: 2012 Topps WWE

Topps is back in the wresting ring again.

WWE legend Chief Jay Strongbow dies at 83

WWE Hall of Famer Chief Jay Strongbow, a colorful and decorated performer during his nearly 50-year-career in professional wrestling died on Tuesday. He was 83.