Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Sept. 10)

img_20160910_101403The 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: Nothing but breaks in this weekend edition.

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Gallery: Memorabilia takes center stage in Absolute football (updated)


It’s a brand that’s been around for decades before being benched last season but it’s rested and back for another memorabilia-based ride.

It’s 2016 Panini Absolute football and it arrives next week.

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini Absolute football cards

 2016 Panini Absolute football cards
Arrives: Sept. 7
Box basics: One Rookie Premiere triple material autograph, one multi-piece memorabilia card, two other autographs and one other memorabilia card per three-pack box (10 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: With five hits per box and only three packs Absolute promises to pack some heat that includes plenty of the Tools of the Absolute trade that collectors have expected for years.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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