Hot in the Shop – Week of August 8th, 2016 – Back to Reality – That’s a wrap on the 37th National Sports Collectors Convention. Organizers say this show set a recent attendance record. Multiple manufacturers and exhibitors under-estimated the amount of promotional items they would need for the week. This was clearly a reflection of the well attended event. Look for a complete recap on the events later this week.
With all eyes on Rio and the start of the Summer Olympics, we wish the best of luck to all athletes attending the event. Go Team USA!!
Here is a look at new product releases that are sure to be Hot in the Shop for the Week of August 8th, 2016.
SPORTS CARDS – Hot in the Shop – Week of August 8th, 2016 – Back to Reality
2016 Panini Unparalleled Football Cards (8/10/2016) – 2016 Panini Unparalleled Football Cards delivers (1) Autograph, (2) Memorabilia, (3) Serial #’d Cards, (8)Inserts, (24) Parallels and (16) Rookie Cards in Every Box! Celebrate the inaugural release of a tantalizing new product that features never-before-seen designs, substrates & parallels!
2016 Topps Strata Baseball (8/10/2016) – 2016 Topps Strata Baseball delivers (1) Strata Relic Card and (1) Autograph Card in Every Box! Autographed Strata Relic Cards will be found in Every Other Box! The Clearly Authentic subset will, once again, showcase Autographs as well as Game-Used Relics that have been MLB Authenticated! Collectors will be able to track where and when a relic was used with the MLB Authentication Hologram that will be affixed to EVERY relic piece in the set.
GAMING GALLERY – Hot in the Shop – Week of August 8th, 2016 – Back to Reality
STICKERS – Hot in the Shop – Week of August 8th, 2016 – Back to Reality
Yo-kai Watch Sticker & Album Collection (8/12/2016) – Yo-kai Watch Sticker & Album Collection from Panini America. Based on the popular video game series from Nintendo. The brand has also been spawned two animated films and an on-going TV series.
It’s OK if you have never heard of this brand, millions of kids have. In fact it is one of the fastest growing media brands targeted to children.
In addition to video games, TV and movies, the Yo-kai Watch brand includes: events, comic books, toys, digital apps, consumer goods, DVD’s, music and more!
FEATURED FIGURES – Hot in the Shop – Week of August 8th, 2016 – Back to Reality
McFarlane The Walking Dead Color Tops Red Wave Series 2 – (8/8/2016) – AMC’s The Walking Dead television series is the most watched drama in basic cable history, shattering records along the way! Season 6 finds Rick Grimes and his fellow survivors seeking refuge in a desolate and post-apocalyptic world and discover there are greater forces to fear than just the walking dead. McFarlane Toys is sitting shotgun for the ride with more amazingly-detailed action figures from AMC’s The Walking Dead.