Monthly Archives: February 2014

Card Gallery: 2014 Topps Heritage baseball cards

With this year’s Topps Heritage set less than a week away, Topps has begun teasing images of what’s to be found in this year’s remake of the 1965 Topps set.

What is going on with Teddy Bridgewater’s autograph?

Teddy Bridgewater apparently has a new autograph.

First look: 2013-14 Fleer Retro Basketball cards

Upper Deck is putting out 2013-14 Fleer Retro Basketball out in May with a new configuration.

Jadeveon Clowney autograph cards hit the market in Leaf Metal Draft

His big, sweeping autograph fills more than the space provided by Leaf.

Upper Deck releases Young Guns checklist for Series 2

The Series 2 checklist includes Aleksander Barkov, Brendan Gallagher and Martin Jones.

Collectors, dealers react to exclusive hockey card agreement

Some are intrigued to see what Upper Deck will do, while others enjoyed the competition in the marketplace with Panini America.

Box Busters: 2014 Donruss baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Donruss baseball cards from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Tribute baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Tribute in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: 2014 Topps Football cards

The newest Topps flagship will focus on your fantasy team.

NHLPA’s Adam Larry discusses exclusive trading card deal with Upper Deck

One of the biggest reasons is that handling one company is easier than dealing with multiple entities.

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.

Upper Deck, the NHL and NHLPA announce exclusive trading card deal

The deal, announced by Upper Deck today, will take effect next season for multiple years, but the length of the deal with not disclosed.

First look: 2014 Leaf U.S. Army All-American Bowl football cards

This year’s Leaf U.S. Army All-American Bowl will come 12 autographed or game-used memorabilia cards in every box.

First look: 2013-14 SP Authentic Basketball

There are three autographs in every box.

Panini creates 18-card set for Super Bowl champs

It also includes the first trading card of Super Bowl MVP Malcom Smith.

Actor autographs announced for Marvel – Captain America 2

Actor Autograph cards will be tough pulls falling at a rate of one in every 480 packs.

What intentional errors might be in store in 2014 Topps Heritage? (UPDATED WITH CONFIRMED ERRORS)

Now that the 2014 Topps Heritage final checklist is out, it’s time to guess what the product’s 1965 error variation cards might be.

Topps Heritage checklist includes Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Betty White, Keith Olbermann autos and more

The final checklist for this year’s edition of Topps Heritage has been released, and there are nearly 60 different signers on the autograph checklist alone as Topps turns back the clock to 1965 in this long-running brand.

Jewish Major Leaguers card series gets new set

The newest version of Jewish Major Leaguers baseball cards arrives in March with a new group of players as well as the World Baseball Classic highlighted.

Panini America readies Donruss wrapper redemption

With the arrival of 2014 Donruss today, Panini America announced that it has another surprise for collectors beyond the return of the brand.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Turkey Red baseball cards + win a box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into two boxes of 2014 Topps Turkey Red in this latest edition of Box Busters.

South Bay’s high-end basketball buyback product out this week

The Super Break will be available in a limited quantity with just 200 boxes made.

First look: 2014 Press Pass Gameday Gallery football cards

Press Pass Gameday Gallery will be a back for a sophomore release this April.

First look: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Prizm soccer cards

The set will feature 24 packs with six cards in each pack.

Beckett Radio Episode 7 — Talking NBA Jam Session, redemptions & more with Panini’s Tracy Hackler

The latest episode of Beckett Radio is here. Join hosts Derek Ficken and Justin Grunert as they talk to Panini America’s Tracy Hackler with the topics this week including the NBA Jam Session, redemptions and more. Also find out out how you can win a box of 2013-14 Gold Standard basketball cards, too.

Star Trek Movie trading cards release next week

The set features the 2009 Star Trek movie and Star Trek Into the Darkness from 2013.

First look: 2014 Marvel Universe trading cards

Marvel Comics is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year

Wacky Packages to get the chrome treatment from Topps

Some of the first Wacky Packages releases will be included in 2014 Wacky Packages Chrome with the original 1967 series, 1973 Series, and 1973 Series 3.

Garbage Pail Kids Chrome Original Series 2 out this summer

Topps will release 2014 Garbage Pail Kids Chrome Original Series 2 on July 31 featuring 42 characters.

Henrik Lundqvist’s Stadium Series helmet up for auction

The helmet features images of New York Yankees stars Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig.

Leaf, ITG apparently not invited to the Industry Summit

With the Industry Summit less than a month away, it seems two vendors from last year’s meet up will not be in attendance.

Card companies announce Michael Sam autograph deals

Press Pass and Topps have both announced Sam’s autograph cards will be including in upcoming products.

A Back-in-the-Day Break + watch to win a box

Join Beckett Media analyst Justin Grunert as he rips into a box with a guest and talk about the good ol’ days of collecting in this Back-in-the-Day Break.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Topps U.S. Olympic Team

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a blaster box of 2014 Topps U.S. Olympic Team cards in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.

Card Gallery: 2014 Topps Tribute packs some non-traditional Relics — and plenty of autos

This year’s edition of Topps Tribute arrives on Wednesday with some new design touches on the autographs, some new types of jumbo memorabilia cards and a more futuristic look for the traditionally holo-centric brand.