First Buzz: 2017-18 Topps Premier League Gold soccer cards


What: 2017-18 Topps Premier League Gold soccer cards
Arrives: Feb. 12
Box basics: Two autos per 24-pack box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Topps boasts that this one will have “a fresh new look and high-end finish” when it arrives packing autographs from Tottenham’s Dele Alli and Chelsea captain Gary Cahill among others.

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First Buzz: 2018 Topps MLS cards

 What: 2018 Topps MLS soccer cards
Arrives: April 11
Hobby box basics: Two autos and one jumbo Relic per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Back for its sixth year, the flagship for Topps’ American soccer presence will arrive with nods to the 1980s but plenty of the energy and cardboard qualities that collectors expect today.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 16)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Quirky WWE cards coming, Mega Box printing plates, a chicken-nugget adventure that lands a Bear, big breaks & plenty more.

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First Buzz: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series

What: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series
Arrives: Dec. 13
Box basics: One autographed item per envelope (10 envelopes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: TRISTAR’s Signature Series is the final product of the year with just 75 10-pack cases of authenticated autographed memorabilia inside.

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Black November starts today and here are five sweet deals to consider

If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices right now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com begins its Black November sales now.

Many of the discounts were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of the boxes and cases — and here are five boxes/cases that caught this collector’s eye.

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There are more than a few Bowman boxes up for grabs with lower prices as part of this wave — the first of several to come between now and Black Friday — but this one has a pretty strong discount (limit eight boxes per person) and potential. The mini-box format allows you to share a box with someone else if you want, too, with each half-box including six packs and and two autos. Among the signers here? Carlos Correa, Kris Bryant, Dansby Swanson, Rafael Devers, Mike Trout, Andrew Benintendi, Bryce Harper, Byron Buxton and many others. You can do very well here with a little luck.

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Panini America plans Black Friday and Cyber Monday promo packs

The details for Panini America‘s plans for Black Friday and Cyber Monday promo pack programs are here.

The first of the two shopping promos begins on Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving, which is the biggest shopping day of the year throughout all of the commerce world.

The Black Friday release will include a 75-card NFL set with 25 rookies numbered to just 399 copies. There also will be a 25-card Panini Collection insert with parallels for these sets numbered to 50, 25, 10 and 1/1 versions.

There also will be a 75-card set combining all of the other sports in the Panini portfolio — a set that will also have rookies and the same parallels spotlighting stars of the NBA, MLB, NASCAR and other possibilities.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Topps Stadium Club Major League Soccer cards (hobby box)

From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Topps Stadium Club Major League Soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 16
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 128
Base set completion: 
100 of 100 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 13

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Oct. 11)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: One case with eight 1/1s leads off a day of nothing but the breaks.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Select soccer cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Select soccer cards
Arrives: Nov. 29
Box basics: Three autographs or memorabilia cards per 12-pack box (12 boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: There are once again three 100-card sets in one for Select soccer and each of them will have parallels from some new options. One of those? Zebra as seen above.

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U.S. Soccer stars arrive via Panini Instant before World Cup qualifiers

The U.S. Soccer Men’s National Team will be suiting up for World Cup Qualifiers next month and the women’s squad will be in action in September, too, giving Panini America its latest shot at a big goal.

More soccer collectors.

How does that happen? More cardboard — and we’ve got the details after the jump.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Nobility soccer cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Nobility soccer cards
Arrives: Oct. 6
Box basics: Two autographs in every box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: A new high-end brand arrives first on the pitch with an autograph in every pack and a focus on past stars of the game — but there’s a limited roster of current greats included, too.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Select soccer cards (early retail details)

What: 2017-18 Panini Select soccer cards
Arrives: Early December
Box basics: 20 cards per hanger box (20 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Select comes to the retail aisle for the first time in a bit of a premium hanger box format.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Immaculate Collection soccer cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Immaculate Collection soccer cards
Arrives: Sept. 6 Nov. 1
Box basics: Two autographs, three memorabilia cards and one additional hit in every six-card box (five boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Immaculate Collection hits the pitch for the first time with plenty of autographs and memorabilia cards showcasing stars of the global game.

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Panini’s NSCC wrapper redemptions give fans another shot at big pulls

We’ve previously already gotten a look at Panini America‘s wrapper redemption cards (and the VIP set) for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention here on The Buzz, but now it’s time for more details.

As in what gets what — which boxes need to be busted to land those sought-after silver packs at the five-day show, which begins Wednesday in Chicago.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016 Topps Apex MLS soccer cards box (Hour 6)

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 6.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2016 Topps Apex MLS soccer cards
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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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Buzz Break: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards (hobby box)

From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 8
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 40
Base set completion: 
28 of 200 (14 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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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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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 19)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Aaron Judge, Aaron Judge, Aaron Judge and a number of other topics from around the world that don’t include Aaron Judge … yet.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 17)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls, Judge at The Fantastic Store, the NSCC & more.

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Gallery: 2017 Leaf Pearl memorabilia & pre-auto cards (early info)

Details are still to come, but a new Leaf Trading Cards brand will include memorabilia cards from the biggest names in the history of sports.

The brand will be known as Pearl and cards will be printed on acetate to help reinforce the name via the feel of the cards.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 5)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls with a few box types, chasing coach Rookie Cards, autograph tips, the National and more.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Topps UEFA Champions League Showcase soccer cards (hobby box)


From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Topps UEFA Champions League Showcase soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 12
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 72
Base set completion: 
60 of 200 (30 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 15)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but big pulls from around the collecting world as we start a new week.

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Buzz Poll: What do you collect?

What do you collect when it comes to cardboard? It’s a simple question … tell us in our latest Buzz Poll below or in the comments here or on Twitter. (You can select multiple answers.)

Follow Buzz on Twitter @BlowoutBuzz or send email to BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com. 

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Buzz Break: 2017 Topps Major League Soccer cards (hobby box)


From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Topps Major League Soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 24
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 184
Base set completion: 
152 of 190 (80 percent)
Duplicates: 11

Rookie Cards (12) – Jackson Yueill, Hector Villalba, Niko Hansen, Jeremy Ebobisse, Miguel Almiron, Zeiko Lewis, Miles Robinson, Jakob Nerwinski, Julian Gressel, Daniel Johnson, Abu Danladi, Justin Davis

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards

What: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards
Arrives: June 14
Box basics: One autograph in every other eight-pack box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Revolution comes to the pitch with its colorful and textured approach to cardboard that includes 28 club teams from 14 countries inside.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery.

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Blowout introduces Fire & Ice boxes — and so far there’s plenty of fire

If you want to try a little something from everywhere in the sports world with serious high-end potential but not break the bank, then a new product line from Blowout Cards might be for you.

It’s 2017 Blowout Cards Fire & Ice — and it’s delivered very well for some collectors digging in on Thursday via BlowoutTV. The four cards above? They were all found in the first eight boxes of his high-end buyback box.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS soccer cards

What: 2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS soccer cards
Arrives: Aug. 23
Box basics: Two autographs per 16-pack box (16 boxes per case)
Checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: Topps brings Stadium Club to American soccer with the stars of MLS and many of the features collectors have come to expect from the photography-focused brand.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 17)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: 2017 Topps Heritage, Mike Trout & Kris Bryant RCs, Panini Playbook, soccer, 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter, Topps WCW autos & more.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Panini Aficionado soccer cards

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What: 2016-17 Panini Aficionado soccer cards
Arrives: March 29
Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia card per 10-pack box (12 boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: Aficionado’s return with Panini America continues with a take on the world of soccer with an array of inserts, autographs, memorabilia and a number of Artist’s Proof parallels.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 15)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: First cases, big sale breaks delivering big results, busting BBM True Heart, USA Soccer, Ben Simmons hauls and more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 17)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big breaks and new finds from around the collecting world.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Premier Gold soccer cards (hobby box)

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From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

s-l1600The box: 2016 Topps Premier Gold soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 12
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 115
Base set completion: 
97 of 100 (97 percent)
Duplicates: 4

Rookie (logo) Cards (12) – Nathaniel Chalobah, Anthony Martial, Joshua King, Dele Alli, Granit Xhaka, Patrick VanAanholt, Xherdan Shaqiri, Roberto Firmino, Marcus Rashford, Kevin De Bruyne, Memphis, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 11)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Transcendent hauls, Star Wars, NFL breaks, 2016 Bowman Draft and plenty more.

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