Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Oct. 4)


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: Nothing but impressive and oldschool breaks.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Apex soccer cards (hobby box)

2016apexscpackFrom 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

dempseyThe box: 2016 Topps Apex soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy:

Packs per box: 2
Cards per pack: 32
Cards in this box: 59
Base set completion: 
47 of 100 (47 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Robbie Rogers, Frank Lampard, Clint Dempsey, Robbie Keane, Steven Gerrard

Rookie Cards (3) – Cole Seiler, Keegan Rosenberry, Jordan Morris

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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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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Apex soccer cards

 2016 Topps Apex soccer cards
Arrives: Sept 14
Box basics: Two autographs and one Relic per box (two mini-boxes per box; eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The sophomore release of Topps’ MLS brand will include three hits per box and some of them will be a first for cards from the company for the league — on-card autographs.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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