Just when player collectors think they have every card of their favorite athlete, they find out about a foreign release of official NBA cards. It doesn’t happen every season but they have popped up overseas in years past with a little twist on their North American cousins. The latest entry is the 2013-14 Panini China basketball cards. Virtually unknown in the U.S., the set … [Read more...] about Seen Panini’s China-Issued Basketball Cards?
Upper Deck’s 2009-10 NHL Champ's set again includes some decidedly non-hockey contact including dinosaur bones and teeth, autograph and memorabilia cards of Michael Jordan, Dan Marino, LeBron James and Tiger Woods. The set's theme is sort of a throwback as many of the insert cards are the size of vintage tobacco cards. Autograph and memorabilia cards combine to fall at a … [Read more...] about Champ’s Hockey Runs Gamut
Richard Frye and Timothy Teixeira came to Europe as part of the U.S. military a number of years ago, but it didn't take long for the two American sports card collectors to realize their options for participating in the hobby were limited. They had plenty of room for their cards, but opportunities to expand their collection or meet others with the same interest wasn't nearly … [Read more...] about Collectors Abroad: Web, Shows Forge Friendships
vs Japanese company says having to take its one-time partner to court over a rogue move to print cards in China "came as a huge shock". … [Read more...] about Konami Fires Back at Upper Deck