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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Celebrity autographs just might be easier to find than you think

When it comes to autographs in the sports world, there are plenty of ways that collectors and the autograph industry itself has helped commodify ink.

In other words, there are a number of common items that are commonly signed that help us all figure a common value that we’d expect to pay or expect to get if we have to sell something we own. Jerseys, balls, helmets, cards, photos — there are a lot of ways to collect sports autographs.

But for celebrity autographs, it’s a lot less complicated as the 8-by-10 photo is arguably the most-commonly solid piece across the whole spectrum of television, movies and others of note who we might find, say, at a comic book convention or other similarly organized signing session. Not all films have massive toy lines, not all celebs have book deals and TV shows often don’t have posters you can find all that easily.

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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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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. 6)

image_zps5xd611nbThe 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: Carson Wentz, surprising finds, Donruss Optic, Gotham & more.

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Gallery: Gotham Season 1 trading cards (updated)

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Gotham is essentially a series offering us many chapters in the back stories of key players in the Batman universe and the back story begins soon on cardboard with Cryptozoic‘s Gotham Season 1 set coming later this year.

Autographs will fall one per box and the company has begun teasing signers for the release.

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