With Gambit film a go, you might need a certain X-Men issue soon

Hollywood news can have an impact on the collectibles world and comic book movies are the perfect example of what an influx of mainstream pop culture focus can do.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Gambit film starring Channing Tatum is a go for Valentine’s Day 2019, bringing the card-throwing, slick-talking member of the X-Men to the screen solo for the first time.

Just like Deadpool, certain characters pick up steam with fans and news like this prompts added interest in first appearances of the characters and the one-of-a-kind original comic art that helped bring those books to life. A movie with Tatum in the main role? With apologies to Yogi Berra, it could be déjà vu all over again.

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First Buzz: 2017 Historic Autographs Fame & Photo Edition

What: 2017 Historic Autographs Fame & Photo Edition
Arrives: Oct. 25
Box basics: One autographed 8-by-10 photo per pack (20 packs per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Historic Autographs takes to Hollywood with this release that includes big names from Hollywood — you know, ones found in the tabloids and elsewhere.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 1992 Impel The Uncanny X-Men box (Hour 4)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 4.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 1992 Impel The Uncanny X-Men 
The cost:
$45

What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

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Buzz Movie Trailer Vote: Logan (opens March 3)

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The final trailer for Logan has arrived in advance of its arrival on March 3 and it appears that the latest movie in the X-Men/Wolverine franchise will carry a darker and more violent tone despite having one of its main characters being just 11 years old.

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Gallery: Pop culture icons plentiful in this week’s Profiles in History sale

Lot 1291: Michael J. Fox "Marty McFly" hero Mattel Hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II. Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

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.

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Buzz Collector Profile: Eric Biunno

INtroEric Biunno
Also known as: Cyber Warrior on Blowout
Email: cyberwarrior2099@gmail.com
Location: New York
Work away from comics: Owner/operator medical transporter service
Collecting since: 2002

Main focuses: J. Scott Campbell, Adam Hughes & Artgerm comics, Sideshow Premium Format statues.

BuzzProfiles-LogoFavorite artists/publishers: J. Scott Campbell, Adam Hughes & Artgerm and Marvel, DC, Image

Current collecting projects: Hard to find Campbell variants.

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Buzz Movie Trailer Vote – X-Men: Apocalypse (opens May 27)

X-men-apocalypseThe final trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse arrived today in advance of its arrival on May 27.

Check out the new trailer — and tell us what you think — after the jump.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 27)

x-MenThe 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: Retro breaks, Dylan Larkin, best Rookie Cards, boxing cards, hot comics & NASCAR.

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Are you a snowed-in collector due to Winter Storm Jonas? Don’t blame these guys … collect ’em!

BlizzardIf you’re in certain parts of the U.S. as you read this, then you’re snowed in thanks to Mother Nature and Winter Storm Jonas.

It will probably give you some time to consider collecting some new players.

Maybe Brett Blizzard is an option — he had a pretty decorated college career but never made it to the NBA. He did have cardboard, though, and he’s still playing overseas.

But he’s not your only option …

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