The second wave of Star Wars Rogue One trading cards from Topps will have a first-time signer in the mix.
Riz Ahmed who played Bodhi Rook in the film will have autographed found in 2017 Topps Star Wars Rogue One Series 2, which the company revealed on Monday.
The announcement shouldn’t be too surprising as Ahmed was mentioned to be forthcoming as part of the Star Wars Authentics autograph program that Topps revealed on Dec. 21.
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You can find the autographs from the stars of Star Wars in packs of Topps cards but now you can find them on photographs and more from the newest official source of authentic ink for the legendary sci-fi franchise.
It’s Star Wars Authentics and Topps launched the division and its website, starwarsauthentics.com, on Wednesday to everyone who’s not in a galaxy far, far away.
“We identified a hole in the entertainment industry — a need for certified authentic pieces for the Star Wars brand — and with this collaboration we are able to meet consumer demand,” said David Leiner, Topps’ GM and VP of the North American Sports & Entertainment division. “Topps excels in visual arts and printing technologies and we are thrilled to bring our expertise to Star Wars, building upon our trading card and Major League Baseball memorabilia business.”
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The box: 2016 Topps Star Wars Rogue One Series 1 trading cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)
Packs per box: 11 (10 standard plus one medallion pack)
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 62
Base set completion:
40 of 90 (44 percent)