Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 1979 Topps Rocky II wax pack (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 pack: 1979 Topps Rocky II trading cards
The cost now: 
$1.75
The cost then: 20 cents

What’s inside this pack? Keep reading …

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Bleacher Creatures readies line of plush toys for Rocky film franchise

ivan_drago“I must break you” will have a new twist next month as Ivan Drago becomes one of the Bleacher Creatures next month.

The Plymouth, Pa.-based company has revealed a line of six plush toys for the Rocky franchise, which is celebrating its 4oth anniversary this year.

Drago was of course the main opponent of Rocky Balboa in Rocky IV and he’s not the only foe in the Bleacher Creatures lineup.
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Sylvester Stallone puts iconic pieces of movie memorabilia on auction block via Heritage next week

Heritage-Stallone-Rocky4trunksWhen you think of Sylvester Stallone‘s career, one character probably comes to mind first.

Rocky Balboa.

The memorabilia left over from that big-screen boxer’s multi-film career are among countless lots being sold next week as Stallone has chosen Heritage Auctions to sell pieces from throughout his career. It’s a collection of memorabilia that spans from the first Rocky films and includes Rambo, The Expendables and plenty more.

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