Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 28)

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 … and that bat knob wasn’t even the best card in the box — check it out.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series trading cards


What: 2017 Topps Doctor Who Signature Series trading cards
Arrives: June 21
Box basics: Four autographs per four-pack box (eight boxes per case)
Checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: The heavily collected Doctor Who universe comes to cardboard once again with an autograph in every pack this time around.

Keep reading for more info as well as a gallery of images.

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Topps creates Doctor Who Widevision set as online exclusive


Fans of the long-running Doctor Who series have a chance to focus on a single season of the show via the latest online-exclusive brand from Topps.

It’s Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Widevision and each boxed set will only initially be found on and each of them includes two autographs.

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Topps unleashes massive autograph lineup for next Doctor Who release

2016-topps-doctor-who-timeless180578_nWhen Topps‘ latest Doctor Who set arrives in May, it will include one of the biggest autograph lineups in the hobby for a single-franchise non-sports release and a number of first-time signers.

There will be 75 signers in all for 2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless, including six past Doctors and stars who have made their marks elsewhere such as Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz). In all, there will be 40 first-time signers, according to the company.

“We are very proud of Timeless,” said brand manager Mark Von Ohlen. “We dedicated a lot of time and effort to make the kind of trading card set that Whovians everywhere will love. We have a huge list of autograph signers and a variety of costume pieces to collect. This is the set that any Doctor Who fan out there will want to collect.”

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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless trading cards

16_Topps Doctor Who Timeless-12What: 2016 Topps Doctor Who Timeless trading cards
Arrives: May 5, 2016
Box basics: Two autographs or Relics per every 24-pack hobby box

What’s buzz-worthy: The multi-generational, multi-series sci-fi staple Doctor Who is back on a new set of trading cards from Topps in the spring with this one spanning all of the action with a new selection of photos, autographs, inserts and more.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Buzz-worthy Gallery: 2015 Topps Doctor Who trading cards

The long-running tale of Doctor Who spans generations as well as more than one TV series, and the international appeal of the time-traveling adventures will all be showcased in a new trading card set arriving later this month from Topps.

It’s 2015 Topps Doctor Who, and it’s set to arrive on Nov. 25 with two hits per box.

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