Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 20)

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, big fixes and pondering the NBA’s biggest wastes of talent.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 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 and big highlights lead the way today.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 9)

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 breaks in today’s edition …

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 13)

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 breaks from around the collecting world.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2012 Cryptozoic Fringe hobby box (Hour 1)

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 1.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2012 Cryptozoic Fringe Seasons 1 & 2 (hobby)
The cost: 
$45 only because of lucky hunting (If available now: BlowoutCards.com)

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Meghan Markle’s autograph is found in one set as she joins Royal Family

The next member of Britain’s Royal Family was confirmed today across the pond and there’s already one autographed card — and one card only — that is the one to chase with the news.

American actress Meghan Markle is now engaged to Prince Harry and she’s got just one card appearance from the past that matters right now.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 4 trading cards

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 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 4 trading cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 116
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 4

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Gallery: 2018 Cryptozoic Supergirl Season 1 autographs

One of the newer DC Comics icons to become a TV show is Supergirl and next year Cryptozoic will offer fans the newest take on the character via cardboard.

The company has teased its first 15 signers for 2018 Cryptozoic Supergirl Season 1 and it contains some notable names who have had main roles elsewhere in the DC world for television and film.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2012 Cryptozoic The Big Bang Theory Seasons 3 & 4 hobby box (Hour 2)

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 2.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2012 Cryptozoic The Big Bang Theory Seasons 3 & 4 (hobby)
The cost: 
$80

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 7)

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: Crazy pulls from hobby boxes and retail repacks to start the day.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Oct. 7)

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 breaks as we’re weekending here on The Buzz.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells trading cards

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 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24 plus one Golden Goddess vinyl figure
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 120
Base set completion: 
64 of 64 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 3

 

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Sept. 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: Big pulls, oldschool wax, The Walking Dead, best retail breaks ever and “is Trevor Siemian the next Tom Brady?” revisited.

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Gallery: 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells trading cards

We’re less than a month away from a new arrival from Cryptozoic — one that combines cardboard with even more.

It’s 2017 Cryptozoic DC Comics Bombshells, which celebrates DC Comics‘ stars with 1940s pinup-propaganda poster stylings and includes one Golden Goddess vinyl figure variant in every box.

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Gallery: Arrow Season 4 autographs


Among Cryptozoic‘s forthcoming releases in the non-sports realm is Arrow Season 4, which arrives later this year with a new batch of autographs.

Every box of 2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 4 will include an autograph and more, though the collector focus is almost always on the ink. So far, 15 autographs from cast have been teased and finally the biggest one of them all is in there so that focus is justified.

The big ink in this one? The Green Arrow himself, Stephen Amell. 

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Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic Outlander Season 2 trading cards

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 Cryptozoic Outlander Season 2
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 117
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 2

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 14)

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: Panini Rewards bonus for Dak autopen holders, new breaks, worst trades, The Walking Dead, WWE breaks, the National & more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 31)

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: Albert Pujols, busting Pro Debut, chasing Stantons, ripping USA Baseball, The Walking Dead & more.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2 trading cards

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 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 2
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 117
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 2

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Gallery: Cryptozoic Outlander Season 2 autographs

The story of Outlander is a complicated and different one — a World War II combat nurse finds herself back in 1743 for starters — and it’s grown from there.

Also growing will be the amount of cardboard for the series.

Its second wave of trading cards is set to arrive later this year as Cryptozoic is preparing Outlander Series 2, which will include more autographs and memorabilia for the Starz series.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 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: Bowman Mega Boxes are apparently on the way along with a look at some big pulls in WWE and non-sports releases and some collecting questions.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2 trading cards

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 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 117
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 3

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Buzz Break: 2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 trading cards

arrow-season-3-boxFrom 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.

arrowThe box: 2017 Cryptozoic Arrow Season 3 trading cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 117
Base set completion: 
81 of 81 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 7

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 25)

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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: Showing off comic art, big Plates & Patches pulls, other breaks and waiting for 2017 Topps Heritage.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 20)

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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: Nothing but impressive breaks today.

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Gallery: Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2 autograph signers … so far

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The second season of Gotham on cardboard will include some of the biggest names in the city.

How do we know? Cryptozoic has unleashed the first 16 names of signers for 2017 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 2, which is due early next year.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 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: Contest prizes, Gotham boxes, Prizm cases, MLB hits and the last box on the shelf.

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Black November Wave 3 is here — and here are five deals to consider

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If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com’s Black November Wave 3 hits today.

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 that caught this collector’s eye.

2009 Topps Mayo football hobby box 
TimKaineBuying older football boxes can be tough at times as players can come and go quite quickly, but, then again, so did this brand — but there aren’t many sets like it. It’s retro-styled football in the realm of Allen & Ginter with some downright unusual inclusions. Example? It’s the home of a Tim Kaine “Rookie Card” — perhaps notable to some collectors out there since we’re so close to Election Day. Mayo was only around two seasons, and it includes non-traditional autographs and Relics along with a decent mix of big football names. (The big names remain big but the rookies may not be.) For the price this one’s got potential and it’s bound to be very, very different than other NFL brands out there — no matter who you pull.

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Black November Wave 2 is here — and here are five deals to consider

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If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com’s Black November Wave 2 hits today.

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 that caught this collector’s eye.

2015 Topps baseball Mega Box case
This is the only place to find cards from the 50-card 2015 Topps Chrome Update set and buying by the case is probably the best way for a shot at key rookie parallels and autographs/Relics. Among the notables here? Kris Bryant, Carlos Correa and Francisco Lindor. Statistically there should be at least one Relic per case but the real chase are those key players and their parallels. You get five packs of standard Topps Update and only two packs of Chrome Update but it’s worth it if you buy by the case here — though there is a limit.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Oct. 25)

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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: Kyle Schwarber’s return, big breaks and more.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 1 trading cards

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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.

the_flash_s1_base_40_lrThe box: 2016 Cryptozoic The Flash Season 1 trading cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 114
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 3

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Cryptozoic to release Camren Bicondova Gotham autos in non-traditional ways after late arrival

gotham-s1-auto-camren-bicondova-02_lrCamren Bicondova‘s autographs didn’t arrive back to Cryptozoic in time for pack-out.

And we can see why.

But the Gotham star — the future Catwoman — will still be released outside of packs via a few non-traditional ways after the company’s Season 1 product officially arrived on Aug. 31 with at least one autograph in every box.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 1 trading cards

gotham_booster_3dmockup_galleryFrom 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.

gothams1_chase1_03_lrThe box: 2016 Cryptozoic Gotham Season 1 trading cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 106
Base set completion: 
72 of 72 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 2

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Sept. 3)

PlatinumThe 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: Busting 2016 Bowman Platinum, Big Macs, Donruss soccer, Prizm NBA and some birthday non-sports action.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Cryptozoic The Walking Dead Season 4 Part 2

16crwalkingdeads4pt2NSFrom 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.

base-2-15The box: 2016 Cryptozoic The Walking Dead Season 4 Part 2
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com 

Packs per box:
 24
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 114
Base set completion: 
71 of 72 (99 percent)
Duplicates: 10

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