Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2 trading cards

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The box: 2017 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2
Where to buy: 

Packs per box:
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 117
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 2

Insert cards: 41 (gallery below)
Metas (10) – Complete set plus one duplicate
Quotable Cisco (10) – Complete set plus one duplicate
Quotable Cisco Foilboard (1) – Card No. 1
Locations (9) – Complete set
Locations Foilboard (1) – Earth 2
Foilboard base (6) – Base card parallels
Scarlet Speedster foil stamp (3) – Base card parallels
CZ STR PWR Character Bios Gold (1) – Eddie Thawne (/25)

Autographs/Memorabilia: 3
Props (1) – Bart Allen mail (/25)
Autographs (1)  
Rick Cosnett as Eddie Thawne

What’s Buzz-worthy: This second series of cards for The Flash TV series is one that follows a similar formula but tweaks things slightly for a new but familiar feel. This particular box was interesting in that it included two serial-numbered inserts/hits, which is something this collector hasn’t seen in the last year of breaking Cryptozoic boxes other than an occasional base card parallel. That’s something different and makes a prop card like what we found here a bit more interesting. Ultimately an envelope piece isn’t that impressive of a card without some stamping or lettering on the swatch, but knowing only 24 others exist makes it feel like a stronger find. How strong? It’s among the rarest memorabilia cards in the entire product. Also in this one was a rarer CZ STR PWR (whatever that name means — I’m sure regular viewers know) Gold card of a character we also found as our autograph. This box’s auto is also one with an added inscription — also a plus.

Product Grade: A
Box Grade:
Fun Grade: A

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