First Buzz: 2017 TRISTAR Hidden Treasures Football Mini Helmets


What:
2017 TRISTAR Hidden Treasures Football Mini Helmets
Arrives: Aug. 30
Box basics: One autographed mini helmet per box

What’s buzz-worthy: TRISTAR’s Hidden Treasures football brand returns to the field for another season with some new NFL names and some of the biggest names from the past.

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First Buzz: Yu-Gi-Oh! Spirit Warriors

What: Yu-Gi-Oh! Spirit Warriors
Arrives: Nov. 17
Box basics: Twenty-four five-card packs per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: According to Konami, this new 60-card booster set “takes full advantage of the latest updates to the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game” with Link Monsters, Extra Monster Zones and strategy key while also introducing two new themes. There are new “Six Samurai” cards that are compatible with old ones.  … This booster set includes 40 Super Rares and 20 Ultra Rares. … The packs will carry a suggested retail price of $3.99.

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MLB All-Stars take center stage in latest Topps On Demand set

All All-Stars, all the time.

That’s the theme of the newest Topps On Demand baseball card set as this week’s set offers a new twist on the 1987 Topps design along with looks back at All-Stars from that time as well as today.

Also in play for the 2017 Topps On Demand MLB All-Stars set? Autographs and parallels … keep reading.

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks basketball cards


What:
 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks basketball cards
Arrives: Aug. 30
Box basics: Six autographs per six-pack box (12 boxes per case)
Where to buy: Click here for boxes & click here for cases

What’s buzz-worthy: The stars of the college game are back once again in a product that’s reconfigured to include an autograph in every pack as Panini America tips off the 2017-18 card season with this release — one that does include some NBA visuals, too.

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Prizm football cards (retail-only details)

What: 2017 Panini Prizm football cards
Arrives: Late October
Box basics: Details vary by box type — keep reading

What’s buzz-worthy: We’ve got early word on some of the retail inclusions to come in the newest release of Panini Prizm.

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First Buzz: 2017 Historic Autographs Autographed Jersey National Edition

What: 2017 Historic Autographs Autographed Jersey National Edition
Arrives: July 26
Box basics: One autographed jersey per tin

What’s buzz-worthy: Historic Autographs readies this one for the National Sports Collectors Convention and the company will be offering incentives for those who pop a tin to trade in or trade up while at the show.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Star Wars The Last Jedi trading cards

What: 2017 Topps Star Wars The Last Jedi trading cards
Arrives: Dec. 20
Box basics: One autograph or sketch card guaranteed in every two-hit box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The next Star Wars movie gets its second card set and it arrives a week after the film hits in December.

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Immaculate Collection baseball cards


What:
 2017 Panini Immaculate Collection baseball cards
Arrives: Aug. 16
Box basics:  Five autographs or memorabilia cards per six-card box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Immaculate returns to the diamond with a number of big names but it’s three New York Yankees who will steal the attention for now — Aaron Judge, Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle.

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First Buzz: 2017 Onyx Platinum Elite baseball cards

What: 2017 Onyx Platinum Elite baseball cards
Arrives: July 27
Box basics: At least two autographs per 10-card pack (24 packs per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This prospecting brand will include top young prospects, iconic notable buyback cards and a super-low print run of just 60 cases.

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Origins football cards


What:
 2017 Panini Origins football cards
Arrives: Aug. 23
Box basics: One on-card rookie autograph, one rookie jumbo patch auto and one jumbo or patch memorabilia card per seven-card box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: For its sophomore season, Origins continues with a focus on rookies, patches and on-card autos.

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First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Cut Signature Edition Sports Icons cards


What:
2017 Leaf Cut Signature Edition Sports Icons cards
Arrives: October
Box basics: One cut signature card per box (20 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf’s newest cut autograph product sone that promises to be a “value-oriented cut signature item to follow up its wildly successful History of Baseball” that “celebrates everything that is amazing about sports history.”

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First Buzz: 2017 Super Break Nothin’ But Net Summer Exclusive

What: 2017 Super Break Nothin’ But Net Summer Exclusive basketball cards
Arrives: July 19
Box basics: One or two buyback NBA cards per box (three boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Super Break’s latest buyback brand is nothing but basketball and nothing but cards — there are no redemptions for items or oversized pieces in this one.

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First Buzz: Yu-Gi-Oh! Circuit Break


What:
 Yu-Gi-Oh! Circuit Break
Arrives: Oct. 20
Box basics: nine cards per blister pack (24 packs per box; 12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: According to Konami, “Halloween horrors arrive early” here with a 100-card booster set, which his “home to more Link Monsters, including a terrifying new 3000 ATK Dragon that can brainwash monsters it attacks, giving you control over them until their minds burn out.” What else is here?

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First Buzz: 2017 Historic Autographs SWAG

What: 2017 Historic Autographs SWAG
Arrives: July 26
Box basics: Six items per box (two boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Arriving just in time for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is this breaker-focused product packed with all kinds of memorabilia.

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

16-17-Topps-UEFA-Champions-League-Match-Attax-logoWhat: 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 Champions League soccer with a three-pronged attack on how to play the pitch — starter boxes, display boxes and tins.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Panini Preferred basketball cards


What:
 2016-17 Panini Preferred basketball cards
Arrives: Aug. 23
Box basics:  Two autographs and two memorabilia booklets per two-pack box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The Home of the Booklet Card includes powerful booklets, a variety of hits and the first Reggie Miller NBA autographs in more than a decade.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery of images released so far.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Luminaries baseball cards

What: 2017 Topps Luminaries baseball cards
Arrives: Oct. 11
Box basics: One autograph or autographed Relic card per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: A new high-end line features “the best the diamond has ever seen … yesterday, today and tomorrow.”

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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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 the biggest names in entertainment history.

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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 plenty in every pack. There will also be the first base cards (Rookie Cards) for more than 60 NFL veterans in this one.

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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.

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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 Dragon Decks set contains 153 cards — two 40-card decks with 11-card extra decks along with one 41-card Deck with a 10-card extra deck. This one also includes variant art of Odd-Eyes Pendulum Dragon, Dark Rebellion Xyz Dragon, Clear Wing Synchro Dragon and Starving Venom Fusion Dragon. Each deck also includes five foil cards. … The suggested retail price on these boxes is $29.99.

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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 a number of elite new names” while also having a small print run.

Keep reading for more as well as a gallery.

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First Buzz: 2017 WNBA cards


What:
 2017 WNBA basketball cards
Arrives: Aug. 23
Box basics:  Two autographs per 110-card factory set

What’s buzz-worthy: The annual WNBA release from Rittenhouse Archives includes autographs from the newest No. 1 pick and one of two top stars in every box.

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First Buzz: 2017 Bowman Draft baseball cards

What: 2017 Bowman Draft baseball cards
Arrives: Dec. 6
Box basics: Three autographs per 12-pack box (eight boxes per case). For Super Jumbos, there will be five packs of 120 cards in each box with a total of five autos (six boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: The year’s first look at the newest draft picks in their MLB uniforms arrives in December with a Super Jumbo box that packs 600 cards inside with some new touches, too.

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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 this as well as Donruss.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery of images released so far …

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards

What: 2017 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards
Arrives: Sept. 13
Box basics: Four hits in every two-pack box (18 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Triple Threads returns for another season of high-end hits with two guys who just might get a little attention as their autographs are in there for the first time — Aaron Judge and Derek Jeter.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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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 accented along with some new creations featuring notable players in the history of the game as the cherry on top.

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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 the year, a new crop of Rated Rookies and another nod to 1980s Donruss via inserts.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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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 past) in this school-focused high-end brand.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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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.

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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 of the past.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 In The Game Used hockey cards

What: 2017-18 In The Game Used hockey cards
Arrives: July 26
Box basics: Five memorabilia cards per box (10 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf once again brings the legends of the ice to cardboard with a heavy memorabilia focus in this high-end brand that’s about nothing but hits.

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

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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 — one that focuses on the college ranks and NBA hopefuls in advance of a new season.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps UFC Museum Collection MMA cards


What:
 2017 Topps UFC Museum Collection MMA cards
Arrives: Nov. 8
Box basics: One auto, one auto Relic and one Relic per eight-card box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: For a second year in a row, Topps brings its Museum Collection brand to UFC collectors as a standalone with three hits in every box of this hobby-only brand.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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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)
Checklist: Click here to view

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 a full gallery of images.

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