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2013 Topps Magic Football Box Break

Topps Magic 2013 football box

Issued late in the season, 2013 Topps Magic football includes a boatload of short prints but a trio of autographs at a mid-to-lower end price level.

What’s Hot in the Shop? TGIBF: Thank Goodness It’s Black Friday

Black Friday 2013

Mike is ready for what he expects will be a Thanksgiving Night rush for 2013 Panini Black Friday but some of those free packs are being sold online already.

Andrew Luck Will Sign for Upper Deck


Andrew Luck autographs will be inside some upcoming Upper Deck products and be sent to those who pulled ‘trade’ cards from recent issues.

What’s Hot? Collecting Gets a ^ From 2012 NFL Rookie Cards

Andrew Luck-Robert Griffin 2013 Archives football auto

The 2012 NFL rookie cards pushed football cards to the front of store counters and brought some new blood into the hobby too.

Panini Prizm 2012 Includes Rookie Photo Variations

Panini Prizm 2012 Andrew Luck variations

Panini’s upcoming Prizm Football product will offer 100 rookie cards but 25 will have short-printed photo variations exclusive to hobby boxes.

Most Watched Panini America Items on eBay

Andrew Luck Panini Black auto

From Andrew Luck to Kyrie Irving, promo sets to autograph deals, Panini has been busy. We’ve got a look at what items are the hottest right now.

2012 NFL Rookie Cards: Value Plays on Potential Future Stars

Justin Blackmon die cut

If Luck, RG III, Russell Wilson and the other big splashes on 2012 NFL rookie cards are too much for your budget, here are a few potential future winners.

Editor’s Blog: No Football Cards for Te’o Yet; Odd, Ominous Start for 2013

Mantei Te'o

Mantei Te’o’s marketability may never be the same.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Panini Crown Royale Kicks of 2013

Adrian Peterson Panini Choice Auto

Luck and RGIII have gone into hibernation but collectors in Mike’s store are still making 2012 Panini Crown Royale football the top seller.

2012 Topps Chrome Football Review

2012 Topps Chrome football box

Rich Klein opens up a box of one of the year’s hottest products: 2012 Topps Chrome Football.

Topps Triple Threads 2012 Includes Autographed Handprint Cards

Robert Griffin III Topps Handprint

2012 Topps Triple Threads hits stores on the same day Panini America holds its Black Friday promotion. Here are some samples of what’s inside those pricey boxes.

Topps Chrome Football Roars Again

Topps Chrome Football box

It’s not quite Thanksgiving but Mike Fruitman is singing the praises of what a hot rookie class in 2012 Topps Chrome football is doing for hobby shops.

2012 Topps Chrome Football Includes ‘Military Refractors’

2012 Topps Chrome auto Andrew Luck

The company warns of more redemption cards because of tardy players not returning their cards autographed but this year’s rookie card crop could boost sales of 2012 Topps Chrome football.

Doug Martin Rookie Cards Poised to Join NFL’s Rookie Elite

Panini Rookies and Stars Doug Martin auto

It took a lot to overshadow the effort of Andrew Luck, but Tampa Bay’s running back phenom did it and Doug Martin rookie cards are ready to explode.

Andrew Luck Signs Autograph Deal with Panini

Autographed Andrew Luck helmet

Top NFL draft pick Andrew Luck becomes first NFL player to join Panini Authentic, the autograph and memorabilia division of Panini America.

2012 Topps Platinum Football Doing Well in Marketplace

2012 Topps Platinum Football

Rich Klein tears open a box of what’s become a popular product since its mid-September release: 2012 Topps Platinum.

2012 Topps Finest Football Box Break

Robert Griffin III 2012 Finest Rookie card

Rich Klein digs into a box of 2012 Topps Finest while digging into the history of this long-running product, a pioneer in the ‘short print run’ game.

Robert Griffin III Rookie Cards Light Up eBay

Robert Griffin Finest Pulsar auto

Dealers willing to cash in early migrated to eBay Sunday, where hundreds of Robert Griffin III rookie cards were being bought and sold.

NFL Rookie Card Sales Push Market into New Season

2012 Panini Prestige Andrew Luck auto

Over $1.4 million worth of 2012 NFL rookie cards have been sold on eBay alone over the last 90 days.

2012 Topps Inception Football Box Break

Troy Polamalu Topps Inception

2012 Topps Inception promises multiple hits in your seven-card pack. Rich Klein breaks down the latest higher end Topps football card product.