Hot in the Shop – Week of September 26th, 2016 – Topps Trifecta – The sports world was rocked yesterday morning about the passing of Miami Marlins’ pitcher Jose Fernandez. The 24-year old Cuban defector, was killed in a boating accident Sunday morning. He was a beloved MLB figure with an amazing story. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Not to be over-shadowed, the sports world lost another legend with yesterday’s passing of Arnold Palmer at the age of 87. Three of the greatest of their sports, Muhammad Ali, Gordie Howe and now Arnold Palmer, have made for a sobering 2016.
In more upbeat sports news, the Chicago Cubs have taken another step to ending their World Series Championship drought. This weekend, the team secured home-field advantage throughout the NLCS. The MLB regular season finishes out this coming weekend.
It’s a slower week in the hobby in terms of new product releases. However, Topps is delivering a trifecta of products sure to garner big collector interest. Here is a look at what will be Hot in the Shop for the Week of September 26th, 2016.
SPORTS CARDS – Hot in the Shop – Week of September 26th, 2016 – Topps Trifecta
2016 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Cards (9/28/2016) – 2016 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Cards delivers (1) Autograph Signed ON-CARD and (1)Memorabilia Card in Every Box! Featuring a NEW consumer-friendly price point and configuration with TONS of NEW content!
2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball (9/28/2016) – 2016 Topps Triple Threads Baseball delivers (1) Autographed Triple Relic Card #’d to 99 or less, (1) Triple Relic Card #’d to 36 or less, (1) Autographed Rookie Card or Triple Threads Unity Autograph JUMBO Relic Card #’d to 99 or less and (1) Triple Threads Unity JUMBO Relic Card #’d to 36 or less in Every Box!
ENTERTAINMENT CARDS – Hot in the Shop – Week of September 26th, 2016 – Topps Trifecta
2016 Topps Star Wars Road to Rogue One Trading Cards (9/30/3016) – 2016 Topps Star Wars Road to Rogue One Trading Cards delivers (2) Hits (Patches, Sketches, Autographs, Printing Plates), (24) Parallels and (24) Insert Cards in Every Box! Topps will take fans on an incredible adventure across the Star Wars saga and preview the upcoming film Rogue One on classic Heritage stock! Topps Star Wars Road To Rogue One will explain how The Death Star was created and ultimately destroyed by The Rebel Alliance and gives fans a preview of the new film!
GAMING GALLERY – Hot in the Shop – Week of September 26th, 2016 – Topps Trifecta
Magic the Gathering “Kaladesh” – (9/30/2016) – “Invent Your Tomorrow” as we explore the plane we first caught a glimpse of in Magic Origins—Chandra’s home plane of Kaladesh. Imagination, invention, and ingenuity await. Complete Product Launch
Deck Builders Kit, Boosters, Bundle, Theme Deck, Binder, Deck Boxes, Play Mats, Deck Protectors
FEATURED FIGURES – Hot in the Shop – Week of September 26th, 2016 – Topps Trifecta
The Walking Dead – Daryl Dixon w/ New Bike (9/26/2016) – From McFarlane Toys. Daryl Dixon is a skilled hunter, fighter, tracker, and mechanic whose talents have made him one of the most valuable individuals to the group, and allow him to build and maintain his own motorcycles.
Daryl first sported a custom chopper which belong to his brother, but has since lost it when the prison was over-run. In Season 5, now with access to a garage full of parts in Alexandria, Daryl has modified a brand new bike to suit his scouting and independent lifestyle.
This brand-new set features Daryl’s new bike from Seasons 5 & 6 ofAMC’s The Walking Dead. This fully-articulated Daryl figure features a digital sculpt of actor Norman Reedus, wearing his motorcycle leathers from Season 5. This set also includes Daryl’s customary crossbow and knife.