Hot in the Shop – Week of April 1st, 2019 – MLB Opening Day!! – Congratulations to Texas Tech, Virginia, Auburn and Michigan State for advancing to the NCAA Final Four. Between opening week MLB action, college basketball, the final week of hockey and next weekend’s WWE WrestleMania, there is a LOT going on in the world of sports. Additionally, there is a LOT going on in the hobby as well. So, here is a look at the new product releases that are sure to be Hot in the Shop for the Week of April 1st, 2019.
SPORTS CARDS – Hot in the Shop – Week of April 1st, 2019 – No April Fools Here
2018-19 Panini Court Kings NBA Basketball Cards 4/3/2019) – 2018-19 Panini Court Kings NBA Basketball Cards delivers (2) Autographed Cards, (2) Rookie Cards plus (2) Inserts and (1) Parallel in Every Box! Since its inception, Court Kings has been one of the most visually stunning sets of the year and continues!
2019 Onyx Vintage Collection Baseball Cards (3/29/2019) 2019 Onyx Vintage Collection Baseball Cards delivers (2) Autographed Cards, Signed ON-CARD, plus (2) Premium Base Cards in Every Box! Designed with the 1950’s/60’s in mind, the look and feel of Onyx Vintage Collection will bring long time collectors back to their childhood collecting days – minus the gum. ALL autographed cards are signed ON-CARD with the hottest prospects and future All-Stars. This years prospect crop is possibly one of the best to ever! The checklist is incredible with Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Eloy Jimenez, Victor Robles, Jo Adell and MANY More! Also look for a “case hit” redemption for a graded vintage rookie Hall of Famer or rookie perennial MLB All-Star in Every Case!! – Read the interview with Onyx owner, Lance Fisher.
2018-19 Upper Deck AHL Hockey Cards (4/3/2019) – 2018-19 Upper Deck AHL Hockey Cards delivers (2) Autographed Cards and (16) combined Base Set SPs & Team Leaders in Every Box! Collect a 140-card base set that includes 40 SPs! This year’s set hosts some of the biggest prospects in the game including Carter Hart, Drake Batherson & Filip Zadina!
2019 Topps Baseball Cards Team Sets (4/3/2019) – 2019 Topps Baseball Cards Team Sets – As it has been doing for several years, Topps, will once again, be producing Topps Baseball Factory Team Sets. These impulse items are a great way for retailers to tap into incremental sales. With an SRP of just $5.99, this is an affordable way for team collectors and fans to collect baseball cards of their favorite team(s).
ENTERTAINMENT – Hot in the Shop – Week of April 1st, 2019 – No April Fools Here
2019 Topps Stranger Things Season 2 Trading Cards (4/3/2019) – 2019 Topps Stranger Things Season 2 Trading Cards delivers (2) Hits with (1) guaranteed Autograph or Sketch card in Every Box! Stranger Things Trading Cards are back for a second series after their highly popular inaugural launch!
TOYS/FIGURES – Week of April 1st, 2019 – No April Fools Here
Ronald Acuna Jr. – National League Rookie of the Year Figure – From Imports Dragon. Celebrate the season with a special collectors edition of the 2018 Rookie of the Year 6″ (1:12 scale) MLB figures. Featuring the top rookie from the National League – Ronald Acuna Jr. or the Atlanta Braves! Limited to 3,600 pieces.
McFarlane MLB The Show 19 Action Figures – Introducing the ALL NEW MLB The Show 19 action figures! Highlighting some of the best players in the game today, MLB The Show 19 Series 1 features, 2018 American League MVP Mookie Betts of the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox, as well as, superstars like: JD Martinez, Francisco Lindor, Jose Altuve, and Javier Baez.
CCGs/TCGs* – Hot in the Shop – Week of April 1st, 2019 – No April Fools Here
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Yu-Gi-Oh! CCG: Dual Power Booster Set (4/3/2019) – Yu-Gi-Oh! CCG: Dual Power Booster Set celebrates Spring 2019 by rolling together a new 100-card Ultra Rare booster set (including 40 brand-new cards) alongside new Ultra Rare variant artwork of every Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series ace monster (from Dark Magician to Decode Talker), and a new double-sided Gameboard celebrating Yu-Gi-Oh!’s history.
Each box of Duel Power contains 6 new Duel Power booster packs with 5 Ultra Rare cards per pack. Duel Power’s booster set includes 40 new cards and 60 hot reprints, including the 4 popular “discard” effect monsters (from Ghost Ogre & Snow Rabbit to Ghost Belle & Haunted Mansion); popular Spells and Traps like Infinite Impermanence, Card of Demise, and Evenly Matched; Link Monsters from Borreload Dragon to Trickstar Holly Angel; and out-of-print cards like Naturia Beast, High Priestess of Prophecy, and 2015’s “Nekroz” Ritual Monsters.
Hot in the Shop – Week of April 1st, 2019 – No April Fools Here
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