2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek Checklist Brings Back Acetate, Patterns Galore, Autograph Per Box

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2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek marks the third year that the acetate brand has headed to a galaxy far, far away. While the basic premise of abundant pattern variations and one autograph per box remains, there are some new additions in both the visuals and the configuration.

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek

Base Set

The 2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek base set has 112 total cards and is divided into two sections. Half of the cards cover characters from Rogue One. The other half stretches across the rest of the Star Wars Universe including other films and television shows.

As with past years of Star Wars High Tek and others under the Topps Tek banner, cards are done on plastic-like acetate card stock and have busy foil backgrounds that give them a distinct and modern look. The 2017 addition has new patterns included in the mix.

Base cards are available with a variety of different backgrounds, making for all sorts of different chases. If it stays true to the past sets, pattern variations will not all be available in equal numbers.

On top of the basic patterns are a number of parallels. These include Tidal Diffractors (/99), Gold Rainbow Foil (/50), Orange Magma Diffractors (/25), Green Cube Diffractors (/10), Red Orbit Diffractors (/5), Black Galactic Diffractors (1/1) and one-of-one Printing Proofs.

Autographs

One autograph is included in each eight-card 2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek box. More than 40 signers are on the checklist, some of whom haven’t had autograph cards for the franchise before.

Base Autograph have the same general design as the main set.

The following parallels are also available: Tidal Diffractors (/75), Gold Rainbow Foil (/50), Orange Magma Diffractors (/25), Green Cube Diffractors (/10), Red Orbit Diffractors (/5), Printing Proofs (1/1), and Black Galactic Diffractors (1/1).

New to the brand are Dual Autographs that come with a pair of signatures. Notably tougher to pull, they have a smaller number of parallels: Orange Magma Diffractors (/25), Green Cube Diffractors (/10), Red Orbit Diffractors (/5) and Black Galactic Diffractors (1/1).

Inserts

Like the base set and autographs, 2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek inserts are done on acetate as well. They come in four themes.

A More Elegant Weapon looks at characters who swing a mean light saber. Other inserts include Heroes & Villains of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One Vehicles, and Troopers.

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek is a hobby-exclusive product and won’t be found at retail.

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek trading cards at a glance:

Packs per box: 1
Cards per pack: 8
Boxes per case: 12
Set size: 112 cards
Release date: December 13, 2017

What to expect in a hobby box:

• Autographs – 1

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek Checklist

Base

Base Set Checklist

112 cards.
Form 1 = #1-56
Form 2 = #57-112

Parallels:

• Tidal Diffractor – /99 (1:2 packs)
• Gold Rainbow Foil – /50 (1:3 packs)
• Orange Magma Diffractor – /25 (1:6 packs)
• Green Cube Diffractor – /10 (1:14 packs)
• Red Orbit Diffractor – /5 (1:28 packs)
• Black Galactic Diffractor – 1/1 (1:137 packs)
• Printing Proofs – 1/1 (1:34 packs)

Get details on the 2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek pattern variations.


Form 1

1 Anakin Skywalker
2 Darth Sidious
3 General Grievous
4 Mortis Father
5 Mortis Son
6 Mortis Daughter
7 Rey
8 Kanan Jarrus
9 Captain Rex
10 Greedo
11 Barriss Offee
12 Ahsoka Tano
13 Grand Admiral Thrawn
14 Han Solo
15 Luke Skywalker
16 Princess Leia Organa
17 Jabba the Hutt
18 Lando Calrissian
19 Biggs Darklighter
20 Jango Fett
21 Rune Haako
22 Ki-Adi-Mundi
23 Chewbacca
24 C-3PO
25 R2-D2
26 Nien Nunb
27 Finn
28 Bib Fortuna
29 Luminara Unduli
30 Padmé Amidala
31 Qui-Gon Jinn
32 Duchess Satine Kryze
33 Obi-Wan Kenobi
34 Fixer
35 Sy Snootles
36 Boba Fett
37 Bossk
38 Darth Maul
39 BB-8
40 Governor Arihnda Pryce
41 Wald
42 Jon “Dutch” Vander
43 Wedge Antilles
44 Poe Dameron
45 Commander Daine Jir
46 Commander Praji
47 Lieutenant Endicott
48 Ezra Bridger
49 Captain Phasma
50 Derek “Hobbie” Klivian
51 Supreme Chancellor Palpatine
52 Jawa
53 Kylo Ren
54 4-LOM
55 Zuckuss
56 Yoda


Form 2

57 Jyn Erso
58 Director Krennic
59 Captain Cassian Andor
60 Saw Gerrera
61 Mon Mothma
62 Chirrut Îmwe
63 Baze Malbus
64 Bodhi Rook
65 Pao
66 Bistan
67 K-2SO
68 Darth Vader
69 Edrio Two Tubes
70 Benthic Two Tubes
71 General Merrick
72 General Draven
73 Death Trooper
74 Royal Guard
75 General Jan Dodonna
76 Sergeant Melshi
77 Corporal Tonc
78 Tivik
79 Lyra Erso
80 Shollan
81 Caitken
82 Ralo Surrel
83 Harb Binli
84 Lt. Zal Dinnes
85 General Hurst Romodi
86 Farns Monsbee
87 Pedrin Gaul
88 Oolin Musters
89 Rebel Sentry
90 General Ramda
91 Barion Raner
92 Toshdor Ni
93 Nesta Term
94 Moroff
95 Shoretrooper
96 Laren Joma
97 Galen Erso
98 Vaneé
99 Admiral Raddus
100 SE-2″Essie”WorkerDroid
101 Killi Gimm
102 Bail Organa
103 Captain Pterro
104 Weeteef Cyu-Bee
105 Lieutenant Sefla
106 K-OHN
107 Corporal Ansin Thobel
108 Sandtrooper
109 Senator Vaspar
110 Senator Pamlo
111 Jaldine Gerams
112 Grand Moff Tarkin


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Autographs

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek Autographs Checklists

Autographs Checklist

56 cards.

Parallels:

• Tidal Diffractors – /75
• Gold Rainbow Foil – /50 (1:6 packs)
• Orange Magma Diffractors – /25 (1:12 packs)
• Green Cube Diffractors – /10 (1:25 packs)
• Red Orbit Diffractors – /5 (1:78 packs)
• Black Galactic Diffractors – 1/1 (1:348 packs)
• Printing Proofs – 1/1 (1:80 packs

David Acord as the voice of Edrio Two Tubes
Riz Ahmed as Bodhi Rook
Derek Arnold as Pao
Ariyon Bakare as Barion Raner
Kenny Baker as R2-D2
John Boyega as Finn
Jeremy Bulloch as Boba Fett
Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker
Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma
Richard Cunningham as General Ramda
Tim Curry as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine
Olivia d’Abo as Luminara Unduli
Zarene Dallas as Lt. Zal Dinnes
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Ben Daniels as General Merrick
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Senator Pamlo
Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano
Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa
Harrison Ford as Han Solo
Anthony Forest as Fixer
Sarah Michelle Gellar as Seventh Sister
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Guy Henry as the voice of Grand Moff Tarkin
Brian Herring as BB-8
Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso
Valene Kane as Lyra Erso
Nick Kellington as Bistan
Angus MacInnes as Jon Dutch Vander
Peter Mayhew a s Chewbacca
Daniel Mays as Tivik
Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine
Ian McElhinney as General Jan Dodanna
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn as Governor Pryce
Lars Mikkelsen as Grand Admiral Thrawn
Temuera Morrison as Jango Fett
Cathy Munroe as Zuckus
Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma
Ray Park as Darth Maul
Chris Parsons as 4-LOM
Alistair Petrie as General Draven
Duncan Pow as Sergeant Melshi
Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan Jarrus
Clive Revill as the voice of Emperor Palpatine
Daisy Ridley as Rey
Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
Lloyd Sherr as Mortis Father
Stephen Stanton as the voice Admiral Raddus
Jordan Stephens as Corporal Tonc
Alan Tudyk as K-2SO
Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera
Ian Whyte as Moroff
Adrienne Wilkinson as Mortis Daughter
Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian
Matthew Wood as Bib Fortuna
Donnie Yen as Chirrut Îmwe

Dual Autographs Checklist

15 cards.
1:81 packs.

Parallels:

• Green Cubes Diffractors – (1:189 packs)
• Red Orbit Diffractors – (1:410 packs)
• Black Galactic Diffractors – 1/1 (1:1,542)

Tosin Cole as Lieutenant Bastian/Mike Quinn as Nien Nunb
John Coppinger as Senator Yarua/Michael Kingma as Tarfful
Jim Cummings as Hondo Ohnaka/Taylor Gray as Ezra Bridger
Anna Graves as Duchess Satine Kryze/Phil LaMarr as Bail Organa
Jason Isaacs as The Grand Inquisitor/Kath Soucie as Minister Maketh Tua
Tom Kane as Yoda/Catherine Taber as Padmé Amidala
Billie Lourd as Kaydel Ko Connix/Crystal Clarke as Pamich Nerro Goode
John Morton as Boba Fett/Alan Harris as Bossk
Hugh Quarshie as Captain Panaka /Ralph Brown as Ric Olié
John Ratzenberger as Major Bren Derlin/Angus MacInnes as Jon Dutch Vander
Tim Rose as Admiral Ackbar/Kipsang Rotich, Voice of Nien Nunb
George Takei as Lok Durd/Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano
Iko Uwais as Razoo Qin-Fee/Yayan Ruhian as Tasu Leech
Sam Witwer as Mortis Brother/Adrienne Wilkinson as Mortis Sister
Matthew Wood as Ello Asty/Jessica Henwick as Jess Testor Pava

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Inserts

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek Inserts Checklists

Heroes and Villains of The Force Awakens Checklist

20 cards.
1:16 packs.

HV-1 Han Solo /50
HV-2 Luke Skywalker /50
HV-3 General Leia Organa /50
HV-4 Kylo Ren /50
HV-5 Rey /50
HV-6 Finn /50
HV-7 Poe Dameron /50
HV-8 Supreme Leader Snoke /50
HV-9 R2-D2 /50
HV-10 C-3PO /50
HV-11 BB-8 /50
HV-12 Snap Wexley /50
HV-13 Captain Phasma /50
HV-14 General Hux /50
HV-15 Maz Kanata /50
HV-16 Admiral Ackbar /50
HV-17 Ello Asty /50
HV-18 Unkar Plutt /50
HV-19 Chewbacca /50
HV-20 Riot Control Stormtrooper /50

A More Elegant Weapon Checklist

10 cards.
1:31 packs.

MW-1 Yoda /50
MW-2 Ahsoka Tano /50
MW-3 Anakin Skywalker /50
MW-4 Kylo Ren /50
MW-5 Rey /50
MW-6 Luke Skywalker /50
MW-7 Darth Vader /50
MW-8 Obi-Wan Kenobi /50
MW-9 Darth Maul /50
MW-10 Mace Windu /50

Rogue One Vehicles Checklist

10 cards.
1:31 packs.

2017 Topps Star Wars High Tek Rogue One Vehicles

MW-1 Jyn Erso/U-Wing /50
MW-2 Death Star Gunner/Death Star /50
MW-3 Director Krennic/Krennic’s Shuttle /50
MW-4 Tank Commander/Combat Assault Tank /50
MW-5 GrandMoffTarkin/Imperial Star Destroyer /50
MW-6 General Merrick/X-Wing /50
MW-7 TIE Striker Pilot/TIE Striker /50
MW-8 Captain Cassian Andor/U-Wing /50
MW-9 K-2SO/U-Wing /50
MW-10 BohdiRook/Imperial Zeta-Class Transport /50

Troopers Checklist

16 cards.
1:19 packs.

TR-1 First Order TIE Fighter Pilot /50
TR-2 First Order Stormtrooper /50
TR-3 First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper /50
TR-4 First Order Flametrooper /50
TR-5 First Order Snowtrooper /50
TR-6 Imperial Stormtrooper /50
TR-7 Imperial Snowtrooper /50
TR-8 Imperial Scout Trooper /50
TR-9 Imperial Death Trooper /50
TR-10 Imperial Shoretrooper /50
TR-11 Imperial Assault Tank Commander /50
TR-12 Imperial Sandtrooper /50
TR-13 Imperial AT-AT Pilot /50
TR-14 Imperial TIE Fighter Pilot /50
TR-15 Galactic Republic Clone Trooper /50
TR-16 Galactic Marine /50

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A collector for much of his life, Ryan focuses primarily on building sets, Montreal Expos and interesting cards. He's also got one of the most comprehensive collections of John Jaha cards in existence (not that there are a lot of them). Got a question, story idea or want to get in touch? You can reach him by email and through Twitter @tradercracks.

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