What a power packed weekend! With the NBA and NHL playoffs seeing some heated drama, unsung heroes and established stars are giving their teams a big lift at just the right time. However, the big news from the weekend was the NFL Draft. Collectors will be looking for cards of their team’s top picks. Entertainment trading card fans have a couple of big releases this week as well. So here is what will be: Hot in the Shop – New Product Talk Releasing the Week of 5/12/2014.
Marvel Captain America 2 Trading Cards – (5/14/2014) Chronicles the blockbuster movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier! Featuring (1) Hit Per Hobby Box from the following list: Actor Autograph, Sketch Card; Comic Book Artist or Writer On-Card Autograph. Also find (2) Per Hobby Box Costume or Prop Memorabilia Cards – including Dual & Triple versions!
Disney Glamour Princess Stickers, Albums & Refills – (5/14/2014) provides collectors with an opportunity to put together a (240) Sticker Set (…including 48 Foil Stickers); a (32) Page Collector Album (w/Poster) is also available.
Game of Thrones Season 3 Trading Cards & Album – (5/14/2014) feature (2) Autograph Cards, (8) Base Parallels, (1) Gold Base Parallel and (5) Inserts in Every Box – plus find randomly inserted Relic Cards (1:2 cases) & Hand-Drawn Sketch Cards (1:2 cases)!
Star Wars Chrome Perspectives – (5/14/2014) A Hobby Only Release – explores the viewpoints, key characters, & strategies of the Rebel Alliance and the Empire as they battle one another for control of the Galaxy! Star Wars collectors will be pleased to find (1) Hit Per Box (either a Chrome On-Card Autograph, New Chrome Sketch Card, Printing Plate or Autographed Printing Plate) plus (1) Per Box Chrome Helmet Medallions. New Autograph Parallels increase the rarity & chase element for collectors!
Topps UFC Knockout – (5/16/2014) features (1) #’d Hit in Every Pack! Every Box contains a total of (8) Hits – (2) Autograph Cards and (2)Autograph Relic Cards plus (4) Relic Cards, including Triple Threads! *NEW* Championship Belt Plate Autograph Relic Cards from all 9 UFC champions from 2013!
2014 Press Pass American Thunder Racing – (5/14/2014) delivers (1) Autograph Card, (2) Memorabilia Cards and (1) Parallel – #’d to 50 or less in Every Box! This new entry into the Press Pass product lineup salutes the American tradition within the sport today – with new 2014 Photography! Collectors will find Race-Used & Driver Worn Memorabilia Cards, plus 2014 Rookie Cards featuring all 8 Rookies: Daytona 500® Pole Sitter Austin Dillon, Kyle Larson, Justin Allgaier, Parker Kligerman, Cole Whitt, Michael Annett, Ryan Truex & Alex Bowman.
McFarlane Toys MLB 32 SportsPicks – 5/12/2014) Available in assorted and solid cases. MLB Series 32 features the figure debut of Aroldis Chapman, Yadier Molina, Manny Machado and Yasiel Puig! Also look for a new sculpture of Miguel Cabrera and a retro figure of Rickey Henderson with the Oakland A’s. Assortments & Solid Cases include (1) Collector Level Figure Per Case!