Hot in the Shop – Week of March 7th, 2016 – LUXE! – This weekend saw one of the oddest moments in NBA history. The Los Angeles Lakers, with a season winning percentage under .200, defeated the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors, led by Stephen Curry have been rolling through the regular season with a winning percentage over .900. It was the largest margin, in terms of winning percentages by two teams ever recorded in the NBA.
A handful of new releases are of the focus of this week’s Hot in the Shop. A new, cross-over product should get some publicity this week as Topps MLB Wacky Packages make their debut. Previews of this set were randomly inserted into packs of 2016 Topps Series 1 Baseball.
2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages (3/9/2016) – 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages parodies all 30 MLB teams with side-splitting product takeoffs of the most popular teams, ballpark foods and MLB events. Look for Autographed Cards from active MLB players & mascots!
2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages – Collector Packs (3/9/2016) – 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages – Collector Packs delivers (1) Sketch, Autograph or Relic Card and (1) Black Ludlow Back Parallel in Every Box! Also, Every Pack has (2) Parallels – (1) Grass Colored Border Parallel and (1) Sepia Parallel! This set parodies all 30 MLB teams with side-splitting product takeoffs of the most popular teams, ballpark foods and MLB events. Look for Autographed Cards from active MLB players & mascots!
2015-16 Panini Select Basketball (3/9/2016) – 2015-16 Panini Select Basketball delivers (3) Autographed or Memorabilia Cards, (12) Prizms (3 #’d), (2) Courtside and (10) Premier Level Base Cards in Every Box! Featuring three unique base sets: Concourse (three per pack), Premier Level & Courtside!
2015 Panini LUXE Football (3/9/3016) – 2015 Panini LUXE Football delivers (3) Deluxe Autographed Cards, signed ON-CARD and (1) Premium JUMBO Memorabilia Card in Every Box! Featuring a diverse checklist of past, present & future stars! Every card in the set is #’d to 99 or less!
Entertainment Trading Cards & Stickers
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Sticker Collection (3/9/2016) – 2016 Topps Star Wars: The Force Awakens Sticker Collection provides collectors with a (292) Sticker Set and a (64) page Collector Album. This sticker collection introduces characters and story from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
2016 Tristar Hidden Treasures Autographed Baseballs Platinum Edition (3/9/2016) – 2016 Tristar Hidden Treasures Platinum Edition Autographed Baseballs –delivers (1) Autographed Baseball from either a Hall of Fame Player, Superstar or a Commemorative Autographed by a Hall of Famer in Every Box! Collectors will also find randomly inserted Platinum Tickets good for a chance to win the Grand Treasure – Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball! Every Case delivers(11) Hall of Fame Autographed Baseballs and (1) Superstar Autographed Baseball!
Gaming Gallery (Featured Product)
Force of Will Alice Cluster Moonlit Savior – Booster A3 (3/11/2016) – The Journey of Destiny:
Dark Alice is defeated. Alice, barely surviving her injuries, retreats to Yggdrasil. As five nations mourn the loss of their kings, disaster once again strikes. Time and space shudder as the Primogenitor finally appears in the light of a black moon, and he is not alone.
Elsewhere, seeking revenge, Pricia and Marybell launch an assault on Valentina, now the overlord of the planet. The people of Shangri-La, fed up with their oppressive leader, have revolted against their master, lead by Shion, Valentina’s former right hand.
“Don’t worry Alice! I’m coming to help! When there’s evil that needs beating, the great hero shall appear in the light of the moon! Hehe, how was that? Pretty cool, huh?”
Continual Purchase Is Encouraged:
- Common and Uncommon cards have two varients, Normal and Foil
- Rare and Special Rare cards have three varients, Normal, Foil, and Super Foil
- Ruler cards have two varients, Foil and Super Foil
- Cards are designed to be easily obtained so that players have the amount they need to play.
- Players will endlessly enjoy opening packs, be sure to keep stock plentiful.
- Purchase Bonuses*:
- 1 Box – 1 Limited PR Card
- 3 Boxes – 1 Limited Rubber Play Mat
* Limited to first purchase while supplies last
Halo 5: Guardians Series 2 (3/7/2016) – From McFarlane Toys. Halo 5: Guardians Series 2 action figures reinforces the first wave of troops with an incredible cast of brand new figures! The series will include the charismatic Spartan Buck from Spartan Locke’s Fireteam Osiris, as well as exciting custom colored Spartans from the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer!
Included with each Halo 5: Guardians action figure is a free Supply “REQ Pack” code to unlock in-game content which contains a variety of requisitions (REQs) in the form of unlockable weapons and armors, skins, assassination animations, and more!
Case Assortment Contents*:
SPARTAN BUCK – Includes Hydra rapid fire missile launcher and Magnum handgun. – 3 per case
SPARTAN HERMES – Includes rocket launcher and Boltshot energy pistol. – 2 per case
SPARTAN HELLJUMPER – Includes energy sword and SMG. – 2 per case
SPARTAN ATHLON (Two-tone Red armor) – Includes Hydra rapid fire missile launcher and Boltshot energy pistol. – 1 each per case
* Each figure also available in solid pack
BCW Comic Book Dividers (3/11/2016) – BCW Comic Book Dividers are now available in black, blue, green, red, and white. A white rectangle on the tab works well with a Sharpie marker to organize collections. The tabs on these dividers are scored to allow the tabs to fold down when a lid is placed on the comic box. These dividers are made from archival-safe 30 pt. polyethylene.
UltraPro Force of Will Alice Cluster Deck Protectors (3/7/2016) – Available in “Alice”, “Dark Alice” and “Dark Faria” – Configuration: 65 sleeves/pack and 100 packs/case