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The box: 2017 Topps The Walking Dead Evolution trading cards (Walmart-version blaster)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)
Packs per box: 11 (10 standard, one hit pack)
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 61
Base set completion: 35 of 100 (35 percent)
Inserts: 26 (all inserts in gallery below)
Brown parallel (10) – Carl Grimes, Rick Grimes, Lori Grimes, Daryl Dixon (2), Abraham Ford, Bob Stookey, Jessie Anderson, Tyreese Williams, Shane Walsh
Weapons (1) – Merle’s Knife Arm
Allegiances (5) – Daryl & Carol, Daryl & Aaron, Shane & Andrea, Rick & Hershel, Rick & Daryl
Adversaries (2) – Glenn & Nicholas, Carl & Ron
No Safe Haven (4) – Atlanta, St. Sarah’s Church, The Prison, Eastman’s Cabin
Walker (3) – Deanna, Shane Walsh, The Deer Hunter
Relics (1) – Walker
What’s Buzz-worthy: The Walking Dead has delivered very well for this box-buster at retail — specifically Walmart blaster boxes — but this one brought me back to reality with a standard Walker Relic. No Bullet Relics, no rare parallel Relic, no dual Relic or autograph. That’s fine given how well these boxes have been for me this year. Although this is more of a typical or average box it didn’t feel that way — it just felt like a blaster. Good boxes here feel like steals for the price. The Walker Relics are Walmart-exclusive cards so they might deliver better than you might think over time once the wax dries up, so that’s a plus. For more on these, check out other breaks of this one here on The Buzz.
Product Grade: A-
Box Grade: B
Fun Grade: B
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