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What: 2017 Topps Mars Attacks: The Revenge!
Arrives: Sept. 6
Box basics: One sketch card and one additional hit per set (eight sets per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: Topps’ long-running sci-fi franchise is back on cardboard with a factory set offering that includes some surprises that could excite fans of the brand as its 55th anniversary is here.
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Younger collectors may not know it, but there was a time when Topps published comic books and magazines
And that time is back with the first issue of Garbage Pail Kids issue No. 1 — “The Worst of 2016” — which is being sold only initially via Topps.com. The books are $19.99 with a pair of stickers (Grim Jim and Nervous Rex) also included. A discount is available for those buying five copies of the book. It will be printed to order just like its other recent online GPK releases, according to the company’s site.
Marty McFly‘s Hoverboard. The Beatles‘ controversial butcher album cover. Superman‘s cape. Bettie Page‘s pumps. Steve McQueen‘s racing jacket. Wolverine‘s claws. The Death Star.
The latest Profiles in History Hollywood Auction begins on Wednesday with more than 1,700 lots of everything you’d expect to see — and plenty more.