What: 2017 Rittenhouse James Bond Archives – The Final Edition Arrives: May 24 Box basics: Two autographs per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: James Bond gets another run on cardboard but includes something pretty big and pretty notable — Sean Connery cut autographs — that are a first but only found in the rare Archive Boxes.
The newest James Bond movie, Spectre, arrives in theaters today with the latest in silky smooth suits, fast cars, creative-but-lethal technology, big villains and everything else one has come to expect from the series that began back in 1962 and has spawned 24 movies since.
While there haven’t been quite as many Bond trading card sets, there have been plenty of interesting cards created by Rittenhouse Archives though the past few years with many of the incarnations of Bond reflected on autographs, memorabilia cards and standard releases that even the most-casual of Bond fan could appreciate.
Check out the trailer for the film above and keep reading for our choice of five James Bond trading cards that are worth a look.
What happens when a WWE Superstar turned UFC hopeful writes a comic book series featuring a character made famous on the big screen by a former WWE Superstar turned Bond villain?
Clobberin’ time, maybe?
With apologies to Ben Grimm (aka The Thing), we’re about to find out this week as Drax #1 arrives from Marvel Comics with a story penned by Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk) focusing on Drax The Destroyer from Guardians of the Galaxy. Drax, of course, was played in the 2014 movie by Dave Bautista (aka Batista in WWE) who is Hinx in Spectre, the newest Bond movie, which opens in theaters on Friday.
Get all that? Now it’s time to get the details on the books.