Buzz Break: 2017 Bowman Draft baseball cards (jumbo box)

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The box: 2016 Bowman Draft MLB cards (jumbo)
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Packs per box: 12
Cards per pack: 32
Cards in this box: 384
Base set completion: 
200 of 200 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 71

First Bowman cards & base cards of note – Jo Adell, Jake Burger, MacKenzie Gore, Brendan McKay, Keston Hiura, Austin Beck, Alex Lange, Alex Faedo, Royce Lewis, Gavin Sheets, Joe Perez, Taylor Walls, Matthew Whatley, Carl Stajduhar, Colton Hock, Cole Brannen, Quentin Holmes, Sam Carlson, Drew Waters, Logan Warmoth, David Peterson, Luis Campusano, Cal Mitchell, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Gleyber Torres, Tyler Ivey, Nick Raquet, Pavin Smith, Hans Crouse, Blayne Enlow, Will Gaddis, Cash Case, Ricardo De La Torre, James Marinan, Connor Uselton, Drew Ellis, Jeter Downs, Eloy Jimenez, Brendon Little, Adam Haseley, Heliot Ramos, Kevin Merrell, Charlie Barnes, Seth Elledge, Kevin Smith, Trevor Stephan, Ryley Widell, Caden Lemons, Brian Miller, Mark Vientos, Peter Solomon, Quinn Brodey, J.J. Matijevic, Connor Seabold, Daniel Tillo, Jacob Pearson, Kevin Maitan, Ronald Acuna, Bo Bichette, Kyle Wright, Shane Baz, Wyatt Mills … and everybody else.

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Kevin Smith adds Signature Series jerseys to merchandising empire — and ‘game-used’ sales for charity

Your Kevin Smith cosplay just got a lot easier.

The movie-maker, TV personality, podcast king and former convenience-store clerk who made the No. 37 more famous in film than on the football field has launched a series custom hockey sweaters that add just another dimension to his marketing machine that would make George Lucas proud. (Or sue somebody.)

The Kevin Smith Signature Series consists of 12 jerseys ranging from a few pop culture and sports parodies to blatant plugs for his films ranging from Clerks back in 1994 to a still-forthcoming flick called Moose Jaws.

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You, too, can own Harley Quinn’s baseball bat starting next month

“Huh, what was that?” The voices …

The voices said that you, too, can own Harley Quinn‘s baseball bat from Suicide Squad — and that’s true thanks to the creators at The Noble Collection. This replica prop will begin arriving via comic book dealer channels in the United States next month.

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Upper Deck Gallery unleashes tribute to world of “Clerks”

clerks-poster-86264The Upper Deck Gallery‘s latest release is not even supposed to be here today.

A pair of prints for Kevin Smith‘s Clerks — the self-financed, filmed-at-night story of friends working at a convenience store filmed in a real convenience store — is the latest creation from the company in a series of pieces featuring past films and comic book characters.

“I absolutely love this movie. I hope it shows through in the drawings,” said artist Steve Stark. “The team at Upper Deck and I tried to put in as many references as possible. It’s the seed for the entire View-Askewniverse.”

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Goodwin Champions packs serious punch — and serious fighters, too

When the newest edition of Upper Deck‘s Goodwin Champions arrives on July 13, it will include some of the biggest names in the sports world, some of the weirdest new cardboard out there and tributes to those who helped America and its allies win World War II.

It’s a collectibles treasure trove and a history lesson all in one.

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CM Punk, Silent Bob & more celebs in Upper Deck’s next NHL set

When Upper Deck first teased its High Profile Fans cards of celebrities in its forthcoming 2015-16 Upper Deck Contours set, there was one notable hockey fan who got the attention, Chicago Blackhawks fan CM Punk.

Now, with the release of a final checklist, there are a few more.

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