First Buzz: 2017-18 Topps UEFA Champions League Match Attax

What: 2017-18 Topps UEFA Champions League Match Attax soccer gaming cards Arrives: October Box basics: Six cards per pack and 50 packs per display box (16 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Topps unleashes another edition of its international trading card game to the world of…

First Buzz: 2017 Historic Autographs Celebrity Quads trading cards

What: 2017 Historic Autographs Celebrity Quads trading cards Arrives: Late July Box basics: One quad autograph  per box (eight boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Historic Autographs takes to Hollywood history with a release that will be limited to just 90 cases and feature some of…

First Buzz: 2017 Panini Unparalleled football cards

What: 2017 Panini Unparalleled football cards Arrives: Aug. 9 Box basics: Two autographs and one memorabilia card per eight-pack box (16 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: The sophomore season for this one doubles the amount of ink per box (at the expense of memorabilia) while once again packing…

First Buzz: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series National Edition

What: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series National Edition Arrives: July 26 Box basics: One autographed item per envelope (10 envelopes per case). What’s buzz-worthy: TRISTAR’s Signature Series returns with just 100 10-pack cases of authenticated autographed memorabilia just in time for the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

First Buzz: Yu-Gi-Oh! Legendary Dragon Decks

What: Yu-Gi-Oh! Legendary Dragon Decks Arrives: Oct. 6 Basics: Three decks (and more) per box (15 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: There will be three decks per box here — Legendary Dragons of Atlantis, Cyber Dragons and Dimensional Dragons. According to Konami, each Legendary…

First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Signature Series tennis cards

What: 2017 Leaf Signature Series tennis cards Arrives: Aug. 15 Box Basics: 10 autographed cards per box (12 boxes per case) What’s Buzz-worthy: Leaf Trading Cards takes to the court once again with a product that “features a very strong checklist including the addition of…

First Buzz: 2017-18 NBA Hoops and 2017-18 Donruss basketball cards (early retail details)

What: 2017-18 NBA Hoops basketball cards Arrives: Mid-October Box basics: One memorabilia card per eight-pack blaster box (20 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: The NBA season tips off on cardboard with this release and we have some early details on what will be found at retail for…

First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Best of Basketball Unopened Edition

What: 2017 Leaf Best of Basketball Unopened Edition Arrives: Aug. 25 Box basics: One unopened NBA wax box plus one new Leaf card per box (six boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: The elite basketball brands from the past will be found here via unopened buyback wax boxes…

First Buzz: 2017 Donruss football cards

What: 2017 Donruss football cards Arrives: Aug. 2 Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia card per 24-pack box (18 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Panini’s Donruss football brand arrives for a new season with a new (not-retro) design that appears primed for Optichrome treatment later in…

First Buzz: 2017 Panini Immaculate Collection Collegiate football cards

What: 2017 Panini Immaculate Collection Collegiate football cards Arrives: July 26 Box basics: Five autographs or memorabilia cards per six-card box (five boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: The college gridiron once again gets its own Immaculate Collection release with the stars of the past (and recent…

First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Wrestling Autographed Photograph Edition

What: 2017 Leaf Wrestling Autographed Photograph Edition Arrives: July 21 Box basics: Five autographed photos in every box (12 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf focuses on wrestling stars of the past and present with nothing but signed photos in this new release.

First Buzz: 2017 Topps Archives Signature Series Postseason Edition

What: 2017 Topps Archives Signature Series Postseason Edition baseball cards Arrives: Oct. 4 Box basics: One encased buyback autograph per box (20 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Topps brings its buyback line to the collecting masses once again with a focus on the stars of MLB’s postseasons…

First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Contenders Draft Picks basketball cards (early retail details)

What: 2017-18 Panini Contenders Draft Picks basketball cards Arrives: Aug. 30 Box basics: One autograph per blaster box (20 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: We’ve got early word on some of the retail inclusions to come in Panini America’s first 2017-18 basketball product —…

First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Pop Century

What: 2017 Leaf Pop Century trading cards Arrives: July 26 Box basics: Four hits per box (12 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf’s annual celebrity release returns with nothing but the hits from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Keep reading for more info and…

First Buzz: 2017 Panini Certified football cards

What: 2017 Panini Certified football cards Arrives: July 26 Box basics: Four autos or mem cards per 10-pack box (24 boxes per case via two inners) What’s buzz-worthy: Certified hits the gridiron once again with this year’s rookie class getting the big focus in this one along with a new crisp…

First Buzz: 2017 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Widevision cards

What: 2017 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Widevision trading cards Arrives: June 6 ($99.99) Box basics: One 44-card set and two autographs per box What’s buzz-worthy: The 40th anniversary of Star Wars continues on cardboard with a boxed set that offers…

First Buzz: 2017 Onyx Baseball Clubhouse Collection Authentic Game-used Batting Gloves

What: 2017 Onyx Baseball Clubhouse Collection Authentic Game-used Batting Gloves Arrives: June 29 Box basics: One pair of game-used batting gloves per box (three boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: This MLBPA-approved product includes batting gloves from top young names as well as established veterans — a group that includes…

First Buzz: 2017 Panini Pantheon football cards

What: 2017 Panini Pantheon football cards Arrives: July 19 Box basics: Six autographs or memorabilia cards per box (five boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: This new high-end line from Panini America comes to the NFL with “an abundance of autographs and memorabilia from Hall of Famers and all-time…

First Buzz: 2017 Donruss Optic baseball cards

What: 2017 Donruss Optic baseball cards Arrives: July 19 Box basics:  Two autographs per 20-pack box (12 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Panini’s sophomore release for Optic baseball cards includes the return of Mickey Mantle to packs for the first time under an exclusive deal. Keep reading…

First Buzz: 2017 Topps The Walking Dead Evolution trading cards

What: 2017 Topps The Walking Dead Evolution trading cards Arrives: Nov. 29 Box basics: Two hits (one guaranteed autograph) per 24-pack box (eight boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Topps’ newest line for The Walking Dead examines the characters’ journeys through the first seven seasons of the…

First Buzz: 2017 Topps Five Star baseball cards

What: 2017 Topps Five Star baseball cards Arrives: Aug. 30 Box basics: Two autographs per box (eight boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Every autograph is on-card or a cut signature with “more case-level hits” this time around on “new high-end designs.” Keep reading for more as…

First Buzz: 2017 Panini Select NASCAR cards

What: 2017 Panini Select NASCAR cards Arrives: July 5 Box basics:  Two autographs and three memorabilia cards per 12-pack box (12 boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: Select comes to the NASCAR circuit with a colorful array of autographs, memorabilia and two insert cards in nearly every pack. Keep reading for…

First Buzz: 2016-17 Panini Grand Reserve basketball cards

What: 2016-17 Panini Grand Reserve basketball cards Arrives: June 28 Box basics: Two autographs and one more auto/mem per three-pack box (eight boxes per case) What’s buzz-worthy: This new brand delivers a hit in every pack and a new look and energy for the hardwood. Keep…