Hot in the Shop – Week of April 25th, 2016 – Bowman! – We hope you all had a good weekend. What a great time of year! Lots of great NBA and NHL playoff action created plenty of drama, particularly in the NHL. The Washington Capitals, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins, Dallas Stars all closed out their series and will be moving on to the next round. Tonight will see the season’s first Game 7 as the defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks face-off against the St. Louis Blues. It promises to be an epic battle.
The 2016 NFL Draft gets underway Thursday night and it will be interesting to see if any teams select a quarterback in the first round. Fans and collectors have a lot of opportunities to participate in free autograph signing sessions and score exclusive trading cards from Panini.
Here is a look at new products releasing that will be Hot in the Shop for the Week of April 25th, 2016.
2016 Bowman Baseball Cards (4/27/2016) – 2016 Bowman Baseball delivers (1) Autographed Card (3 in JUMBO) in Every Box! This year’s version of Bowman Baseball is LOADED with fresh, NEW content including a new level of Refractor in Shimmer!Also look for NEW autograph sets in International Ink, Sophomore Standouts & Turn Two!
2015-16 Panini LUXE Basketball Cards (4/27/2016) – 2015-16 Panini Luxe Basketball delivers (2) Autographs Signed ON-CARD plus (2) Additional Memorabilia or Autograph Cards in Every Box! Completely re-designed for 2015-16! Every Card is #’d to 99 or less and ALL Autographs are signed ON-CARD!
2016 Panini Score Football Cards (4/27/2016) – 2016 Score JUMBO Football delivers (4) Autograph or Memorabilia Cards, at least (3) Autographs, (60) Rookies, (20) Base Parallels and (40) Inserts in Every Box! Featuring the first officially licensed Rookie Cards from the 2016 NFL Draft Class!
2016 Historic Autographs Art of Football Series 1 (4/27/2016) – 2016 Historic Autographs Art of Football Cards Series 1 delivers (1) Autographed Goal Line Art Card in Every Box! PSA/DNA has authenticated Every Signature. The set checklist consists of (100) Hall of Fame Players. 2016 Historic Autographs Art of Football Cards Series 1 will have a PSA Set Registry.
2015 Leaf Q Trading Cards (4/29/2016) – 2015 Leaf Q Trading Cards delivers (5) Premium Cards in Every Box! These will either be Autographs, Autographed Memorabilia or Babe Ruth Game Used Bat Cards (the ONLY unsigned Memorabilia Cards in the entire product!) A deep Autograph Checklist highlighted by cards of Chevy Chase (Fletch) and Al Pacino (Any Given Sunday)!
Entertainment Trading Cards
James Bond 007 Classics Trading Cards (4/27/2016) – 2016 James Bond 007 Classics Trading Cards delivers (2) Autographed Cards in Every Box! Plus look for randomly inserted BONUS Relic Cards and Spectre Cards!
Stickers & Novelties
Disney’s Zootopia Sticker Collection (4/29/2016) – 2016 Panini Disney’s Zootopia Sticker Collection! Zootopia is breaking records! Disney’s newest film, Zootopia, beat out Frozen’s record $67.4 million opening weekend in 2013 by grossing a staggering $75 million upon release earlier this month! The momentum of this new collection should continue from now, through the holiday shopping season, climaxing with the DVD release later this year.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Micro Comic Collector Packs (4/29/2016) – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Micro Comic Collector Packs from IDW. Each Pack contains (1) of 6 Micro Comics, (1) of 6 3D Micro Posters, (1) Pair of 3D Glasses and (1) of 36 Comic Cards with Puzzle Backs!
Rock Candy – DC Heroines & Villains (5/1/2016) – From Funko. Funko’s newest line features 5-inch vinyl figures of the most powerful women around! Each Rock Candy figure comes on its own removable base! Rock Candy received an overwhelming amount of praise during New York Toy Fair, and will launch with DC heroines and villains! DC Classics like Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl, and the incorrigible Harley Quinn are part of the debut wave! Modern Batgirl and DC TV Supergirl ensure that there’s something for all DC fans!
Gaming Gallery (Featured Products)
Cardfight!! Vanguard G: Legend Deck 2 The Overlord blaze “Toshiki Kai (4/29/2016) – The second release of the highly popular Legend Deck series has descended! And spearheading it is none other than the legendary cardfighter, Toshiki Kai!!
Featuring the Kagero clan, this deck includes many familiar units that Toshiki Kai has used throughout his cardfighting history, except that they have now matured and evolved into new forms with the new powers they have gained!!
On top of being a complete deck with powerful units and attractive new illustrations, it also comes with additional special items compared to the average Trial Deck! The Overlord blaze “Toshiki Kai” is the perfect pre-constructed deck set for both new and veteran players alike!! Also, stand a chance to receive 1 hot stamp card randomly inserted into decks!! Are you worthy to take on the blazing mantle of a Legend?
This pre-constructed deck contains 56 cards:
- 50 card deck + 6 G cards/16 card types including 2 G card types
- Total of 16 holo cards (RRR), 1 of each card type
- Stand a chance to receive 1 hot stamp card randomly inserted into decks!!
- Paper playmat is included
Pokémon TCG: XY Trainer Kit – Pikachu Libre and Suicune (4/27/2016) – The Easy Way to Learn and Play! Master the art of Pokémon battling with your favorite Pokémon – one card at a time! The Pokémon TCG: XY Trainer Kit – Pikachu Libre and Suicune gets you playing from the very first card you draw. And with fun and powerful Pokémon at your side, you’ll be a Pokémon Trainer before you know it!
This kit contains everything you need to learn, train, and win! Play both decks against each other, then combine them to create one bigger deck where Pikachu Libre and Suicune battle side by side! Or test your deck at a Pokémon League near you and in the Pokémon TCG Online!
This step-by-step Trainer Kit includes:
- Two 30-card decks, each with a specially selected foil card
- Two guided game booklets to teach you how to play – card by card, step by step!
- 2-player playmat with great game tips and rules on the reverse side
- Damage counters and Special Condition markers
- A game coin with a cool Pokémon design
- An illustrated deck box to keep your new cards in
- A code card for the Pokémon TCG Online!