Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2017 Topps The Walking Dead Season 6 Walmart-version blaster box (Hour 3)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 3.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2017 Topps The Walking Dead Season 6 (Walmart-version blaster)
The cost:
$19.99 (click here for hobby)

What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

Packs per box: 11 (10 standard packs plus hit pack)
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 61
Base set completion: 
34 of 100 (34 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Inserts: 26 (see more in gallery below)
Rust (10) – base card parallels 
TWD Card Trader Loot Card (1) – good for one pack on app
Chop (1) – Michonne
Ties That Bind (5) – Deanna & Spencer, Abraham & Rosita, Ron & Sam, Rick & Michonne, Rick & Carl
Walkers (3) – Zombie card Nos, 5, 7
Characters (4) –
Eugene Porter, Daryl Dixon, Carl Grimes, Deanna Monroe
Locations (2) – 
Eugene’s Facility, The Slaughterhouse, The Hilltop

Autographs/Memorabilia: 1
Relics (1) – Walker

What’s Buzz-worthy: This one was a surprising find at retail upon its release. This box had a Walker Relics, which isn’t as strong as what Buzz found in a previous box but everything else was pretty close so not much has changed since that last rip. Here are thoughts from a previous break … If you buy at Walmart where this box was found, there are exclusive walker Relics and Negan-walker dual Relics. You’ll also land autographs one in every 25 boxes and printing plates one in every 5,133 packs. The hits are packed separately from the main packs which ultimately do just include basic inserts and parallels along with the plates. Negan Relics are one in every 10 boxes and there are a ton of other possibilities. The Target boxes aren’t as generous with autographs one in every 1,167 boxes but other hits possible. Their exclusives are standard In Memorium inserts. The base set is a simple one with an array of parallels but only one type was found in this box. The inserts also delivered as expected with no surprises. If you’re a fan of the show, the Walmart boxes will be one to consider — and this is one to consider no matter where you’re at if you don’t have access to a hobby shop selling the standard boxes that deliver an autograph every time.

Product Grade: A-
Box Grade:
Fun Grade: B

What’s next? Be back in an hour …

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