Big autographs, WWE Network shows, newcomers, ref cards & more on 2017 Topps WWE checklist

The final checklist for 2017 Topps WWE is here and the flagship brand for wrestling fans is, in a word, stacked.

Some of the biggest autographs in WWE history are inside packs for the first time and there are a number of inclusions in the release that are unique to the brand and appear to set the stage for another update set later in the year.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Heritage High Number baseball cards


What:
 2017 Topps Heritage High Number baseball cards
Arrives: Aug. 16
Box basics: One autograph or Relic per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)
Final checklist: Coming soon (will be here when available)

What’s buzz-worthy: The burlap is back for another run this year as Topps revisits 1968 for an update edition of Heritage with much of the same formula that has made it a hobby staple for the last 16 years.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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Need a 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball checklist? It’s here …

The newest edition of Topps‘ vintage brand Gypsy Queen arrives a week from today with a new look, a lower price and without its trademark mini parallels.

But there’s plenty to look forward to as 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen packs some new things to go with its new look.

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Need a 2017 Topps Heritage baseball checklist? It’s here …

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Just one week away.

The burlap is back soon as Topps revisits 1968 for the newest edition of Topps Heritage with much of the same formula that has made it a hobby staple for the last 16 years.

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Gallery: 2016 Panini Black Gold NFL auto & memorabilia cards + checklist

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The next Panini America NFL release on the calendar is golden, it’s loaded with memorabilia cards and Panini proved that on Monday.

It’s 2016 Panini Black Gold and it arrives next week.

Oh, and we have the checklist for this one, too. You can view it right here.

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Surprises in 2017 Topps include MLB Network, Stephen Colbert’s first pitch, Cubs World Series cards

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Although the MLB Network has its share of Hall of Famers like John Smoltz, “Rookie Cards” for some of the other names who bring you the highlights begin arriving on Feb. 1 in packs of 2017 Topps Series 1 baseball cards.

A 10-card release begins a set that will continue in Series 2 and Update later this year and this series will include Lauren Shehadi (RC), Kevin Millar, Mike Lowell, Greg Amsinger (RC), Ryan Dempster, Sean Casey, Harold Reynolds, Dan Plesac and Smoltz as well as an MLB Tonight card.

A number of that crew’s members already have cards as players (click to view a Buzz archives piece) — but there will be several debuts in the forthcoming releases. Meanwhile, a number of them haven’t had many autographs and all nine found in Series 1 will have ink.

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First Buzz: 2017 Donruss baseball

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What: 2017 Donruss baseball cards
Arrives: March 1
Box basics: Three autographs or memorabilia cards per 24-pack box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The Donruss brand returns for another season with a new-but-1990s-retro look, more from The Famous San Diego Chicken and three hits in every single hobby box.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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The 2016 Topps The Walking Dead Survival Box checklist is here

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Topps’ first high-end brand for one of TV’s biggest shows is nearly here and the 2016 Topps The Walking Dead Survival Box will, in some cases, include more than what was previously promised.

There will be autographs of Jeffrey Dean Morgan who plays Negan and the redemptions for his autographs — which are already signed — are inserted into boxes as bonus hits since packaging already was completed for the product.

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The 2016-17 Upper Deck Black Diamond hockey checklist is here + gallery (updated)

2016-17-Upper-Deck-Black-Diamond-hockey-booklet-relicThe wait for new hockey cards from Upper Deck is less than two weeks away but the mystery of what’s to come is now closer to over.

We now have our hands on the final checklist for 2016-17 Upper Deck Black Diamond hockey — and it’s right here.

Each box of this one will include six cards and you can learn more about the product in our First Buzz preview here.

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Need the 2016 Topps Star Wars High Tek checklist? It’s finally here …

2016-topps-star-wars-high-tek-5Rogue One isn’t the only Star Wars arrival next week as Topps has one of its higher-end brands for the sci-fi franchise ready to go on Wednesday.

It’s 2016 Topps Star Wars High Tek and the checklist for this one arrived on Thursday.

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Get the 2016 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects baseball checklist here

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The wait for many of the details is over.

Topps released the final checklist for its 2016 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects baseball cards on Thursday, giving prospectors a final rundown of who’ll be signing on for the 15th edition of the popular brand.

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Need a 2016 Topps Dynasty baseball card checklist? It’s right here …

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The latest high-end Topps baseball card set is on its way soon and that means it’s time to see a checklist.

Topps released the final list for 2016 Topps Dynasty on Wednesday — a week before its release — and this will be one of the first places where Derek Jeter‘s autographs will be found as part of his new deal with the company.

But he’s not alone.

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Need a 2016 Topps UFC Museum Collection checklist? It’s here …

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The stars of the Octagon are coming to cardboard once again — and this time it’s a high-end release.

It’s 2016 Topps UFC Museum Collection and it arrives on Wednesday. What’s already here? Its  checklist.

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Need a 2015-16 The Cup hockey card checklist? It’s here … and so is a crazy memorabilia gallery, too

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The wait for The Cup is nearly over.

Upper Deck has released the final checklist for 2015-16 The Cup so that means we’re closer to the arrival of the high-end brand that marks the finale of a season on cardboard.

Keep reading for a glimpse at all 99 of Connor McDavid‘s rookie patch autos … and the full checklist.

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Get the 2016 Topps High Tek baseball checklist here

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We’re a week away from the arrival of 2016 Topps High Tek baseball cards and there is one name that comes to mind first for some autograph collectors.

Who is it? We’s previously reported it here on The Buzz and we have even more for you now as Topps has released the final checklist.

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Need a 2016 Panini Pantheon baseball card checklist? It’s here …

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The arrival of a new high-end Panini America baseball card brand is little more than a week away and that means we have new info about what it will include.

We have the checklist for 2016 Panini Pantheon baseball cards.

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The 2016 Panini Immaculate Collection football checklist is here + gallery

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The latest high-end NFL brand from Panini America is nearly here and in advance of its Wednesday release we have a checklist.

The brand is 2016 Panini Immaculate Collection and it will include more than 4,000 unique cards within its tins.

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Topps’ first The Walking Dead set checklist is here … (with auto gallery)

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Topps‘ turn to take a walk is almost here.

The release of 2016 Topps The Walking Dead Season 5 trading cards comes on Wednesday with the first release for Topps as a new licensee for the hit TV show being one that includes on-card autos and some big names from the show.

But not all of them, leaving something more for forthcoming releases that will be higher-end.

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Decision 2016 Series 2 cards are here … what’s on the checklist?

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The second series of Decision 2016 trading cards is here with a new wave of recent highlights, new inclusions, new cardboard takes on the Clinton and Trump campaigns and there are new autographs, too.

The format is also new with a boxed pack containing 30 cards instead of everything being placed  into individual wax packs.

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Need a 2016 Panini Prime Cuts baseball checklist? It’s here + gallery

2016-Panini-Prime-Cuts-baseball-8Prime Cuts is almost here — but the wait for its checklist is now over.

How many Babe Ruth memorabilia cards will there be? How many rookies made the cut? Who’s signing and whose memorabilia can be found for the first time?

Oh and who made it onto the eight-player autograph booklets?

Keep reading to find out what’s in store for 2016 Panini Prime Cuts baseball cards …

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Who signed for 2016 Topps WWE Then Now & Forever? Find out here …

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The second series of 2016 Topps WWE trading cards — dubbed 2016 Topps WWE Then Now & Forever — arrives tomorrow with a new crop of cardboard and some first-time signers.

We know this because we now have the final checklist as released by Topps.

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Get the 2016 Topps Gold Label baseball card checklist here

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Gold Label returns this week from Topps with a framed autograph in every seven-pack box.

What specifically might it include? Well that answer came today with the release of the final checklist.

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Need a 2016 Topps Update baseball card checklist? It’s here …

2016-Topps-Update-Baseball-Trevor-Story-Rookie-CardThe wait for Update is one step closer to finished.

Topps‘ final flagship-based MLB product of the year, 2016 Topps Update, arrives next Wednesday and now we know what will be found inside its packs with the release of the final checklist today.

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Need a 2016 Topps Five Star baseball checklist? Get it here …

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The wait is nearly over for the latest five-star product from Topps.

We’ll start seeing boxes of 2016 Topps Five Star bring ripped tomorrow and now we know what might be in them with the arrival of the final checklist.

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Topps Heritage Minor League checklist includes big-leaguer ink

2016-Topps-Heritage-Minor-League-Baseball-ArciaTopps Heritage arrived today for the big-leaguers, but it will be another week for the players down on the farm who appear on 2016 Topps Heritage Minor League cards.

But the good news is that the autograph checklist is loaded with some big-league talent thanks to a talented crop of newcomers and a set of former minor-leaguers who are now established in The Show.

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Get the 2016 Topps Heritage High Number baseball card checklist here

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The wait for who’s in and who’s out in this year’s final look back at 1967 Topps is now known.

How? Topps has released the checklist for 2016 Topps Heritage High Number baseball cards.

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Gallery & Checklist: 2015-16 Upper Deck Premier hockey cards

14224855_10153904950563951_8835637343332705698_nUpper Deck‘s next NHL release is nearly here, but the company has offered up a serious amount of preview images to hold us over as well as a final checklist as the days count down before its arrival.

It’s 2015-16 Upper Deck Premier and it’s set to arrive on Sept. 21.

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Need a 2016 Topps Apex soccer card checklist? Get it here …

2016-topps-apex-diecutThe newest Topps soccer product arrives next week and 2016 Topps Apex will include on-card autographs for the first time as well as three hits per box.

Who’ll be signing? Well, we know that now as Topps has revealed the final checklist for the product.

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Need a 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball checklist? It’s here …

2016-Topps-Triple-Threads-OrtizThe wait for 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards is almost over as the popular memorabilia-focused brand is set to arrive for the 11th time in hobby history next week

The wait for the checklist is over, too, as Topps released it on Wednesday.

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Need a 2016 Bowman Chrome baseball card checklist? Get it here …

16_Bowman Chrome Baseball_VENDINGBOX5The mystery of who’ll be signing for 2016 Bowman Chrome is now over.

How? Topps released the final checklist for the product on Thursday in advance of its arrival on Wednesday with a new configuration (or two).

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Gallery & checklist: 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee hockey cards

14102827_10153864860153951_7518306431165614706_oRetro is the name of the game in the forthcoming 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee hockey release from Upper Deck, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of modern-day hits that can more than pay for a box of the brand.

And Upper Deck has teased some of those cards that prove that.

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Gallery & checklist: 2016 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors hockey cards

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Team Canada will be the sold focus of an upcoming Upper Deck hockey product that appears to be full of patches and other rarities as it celebrates a national pastime.

It’s 2016 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors and it’s set to arrive on Aug. 31.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Heritage baseball cards

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What:
 2017 Topps Heritage baseball cards
Arrives: March
Box basics: One autograph or Relic per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)
Final checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: The burlap is back as Topps revisits 1968 for the newest edition of Heritage with much of the same formula that has made it a hobby staple for the last 16 years.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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