Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 26)


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: Some big pulls from retail boxes, strong Star Trek packs, new vintage, Rob Dibble rainbows, great comic book reads and more.

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Gallery: Rittenhouse Star Trek 50th Anniversary autographs & more


The recently released Star Trek 50th Anniversary set includes plenty of ink with two autographs and a memorabilia card in every box but there are some interesting surprises inside the product as a whole.

Each 12-box case is guaranteed to include one of five Captain’s Autograph cards from the five leaders at the helm on each of the past TV shows — William Shatner as James T. Kirk, Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard, Avery Brooks as Benjamin Sisko, Kate Mulgrew as Kathryn Janeway and Scott Bakula as Jonathan Archer.

But that’s not all of note in this one if you look closely at the checklist.

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Star Trek stamps among newest 50th anniversary collectibles

474004-l1It was 50 years ago tonight, that “boldly going” became a thing and, while there have been plenty of commemoratives for Star Trek released in this anniversary year, some of the newest pieces won’t cost you much at all.

They’re the Star Trek postage stamps — and they’re just 47 cents each.

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