Topps "UFC Knockout" returns and it hits hard. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fans will be able to get closer to the Octagon than ever before with collectible trading cards featuring all of their favorite fighters, including stars such as Georges St. Show More Summary
No gum is included. Yes, trading cards, à la Topps, will be on offer this week in conjunction with the very large music and food festival in Prospect Park. (The novelty, it should be pointed out, isn't entirely out of line with the ethos...Show More Summary
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its most infamous product, Topps is busting out the stops with an all-new Mars Attack trading cards series.
While you are in your local comic shop picking up your free comics on Saturday, May 4th, remember to grab your free, exclusive Luke Skywalker trading card which is part of the upcoming Star Wars: Jedi Legacy set from Topps. How do you get one? Check out all the details inside!
This 1987 Topps Certified Rosenort Auto was included, how creative is that? Great stuff! I recently completed my first trade with Rosenort of Condition Sensitive. One of the things I like most about Zistle is the opportunity to connect with other collectors out there, and this is a great example. Show More Summary
Last week kinda sucked, let's make this a better one. Here's a 1992 Topps Braves team set. I was missing Otis Nixon but I scrounged it from my 2nd 1992 set and put this one to bed. Thankfully, there were no Traded cards for the Braves in '92 or this would be incomplete like a half dozen other of my team sets from 20-30 years ago. Enjoy.
Topps has announced that they will be releasing an all-new Mars Attacks trading card set this October. Last year was the big 50th anniversary for the original card series, and now they are re-vamping the look to create some modern collectables. The resent resurgence of popularity in Mars Attacks has been helped by the ongoing... Read More
My first trade with Scott Crawford on Cards went off without a hitch, and I'm still here to tell about it. Scott claimed some "Up For Grabs" Reggie Jackson cards and a bunch of cards from the 2012 Topps Archives set. Meanwhile, I helped myself to some Cardinals and a few other goodies. Show More Summary
The last time the Topps trading card company released a new set of Mars Attacks story cards, John F. Kennedy was in the White House. To celebrate the 50th (technically the 51st) anniversary of the originals -- which were reprinted in the '80s... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Back at the beginning of the year I laid out my goals for 2013, as many bloggers do. In some areas, such as growing my Red Sox and Whalers collections, and trading, I've done very well. In others, not so well. My desire to complete a 1953 Topps set in PSA 6 grade is one of those areas that's been a bit neglected. Show More Summary
Topps, known for Bazooka bubblegum and its wildly popular baseball trading cards, entered the iOS app marketplace last year with its stats-tracking Topps Pennant app and BUNT, a baseball card-trading app. Today, Topps released the 2013...Show More Summary
I picked this certified autograph card for my all-time Angels autograph collection since I never bothered tried sending a TTM request to Dees - using a original 1964 Topps unsigned card I picked up in a trade with a cardboard blogging icon.
Segregating the Traded sets from the main sets because I'm not desperate to complete any of them and people who scrounge wantlists rarely have any lying around anyway."pending" means I'm too lazy to type out the lists right nowsomewhere...Show More Summary
Considering the metric shitload of packs I bought this year, the fact I don't have this set completed is a disgrace Series 1254321387397Series 2407471481485593606636665706728743771785I never got the Pujols out of the Traded set either dammit
Recently I completed another trade with Douglas of Sports Cards from the Dollar Store. It all started when I asked about a trio of cards that were posted as part of a 2013 Topps break. Here were the three cards I was interested in......Show More Summary
I'm almost caught up with trades, but I still owe cards to Potch, Backstop Cards, Buck Store Cards and The Writer's Journey. I am also trying to work out deals with 1st & Home/iCollectBallCards, Scott Crawford and The Sandlot. I also am waiting to hear back from a few people in the basketball card club. Show More Summary
Consider this the B-side to the Felipe Alou single dropped last month. See this post for the hit single. Yes, I'm officially phoning it now... at least for today. At least you got to see a magic hat.
Last month, I splurged and bought a couple of cheap Topps Archives blasters. Stealing Home from All Trade Bait All The Time was one of the first to respond with a request for some of the inserts, and I was happy to oblige and receive some cards in return. Show More Summary
Star Wars trading cards have become quite the popular item in many collections due to the ultra-high level of quality that Topps Inc. has become known for over the last 36 years. In 2012, they produced the largest Star Wars trading card set in the history of the franchise. So, where did they go from there? Read on to find out...
I'm still on a 2013 Topps Series I kick and bought another blaster [recap to come at some point] - I pulled an otherwise unremarkable common card of J.J. Putz and I found it interesting Topps noted Putz' notable trading card pull from last season featuring pop star Justin Bieber. Show More Summary