The National Sports Collectors Convention is one of the hobby’s biggest annual events and Cardboard Connection Radio will be broadcasting live from Baltimore. Get full details and a schedule for special broadcast times.
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Topps is set to unleash a pair of online exclusives for 2012 Mars Attacks Heritage. They will release a limited edition variant binder and box through their online shop. Get details and images.
Rick Klein reflects on what drew him back into baseball card collecting. He also makes a case for why the hobby is strong despite many challenges.
You’ve found the end of the 2012 Bowman Baseball Yu Darvish rainbow thanks our visual guide. It includes images of every Yu Darvish card found in the set as well as print run info and other detailed information.
Love them or loath them, there’s no denying the impact the New York Yankees have had on the hobby. Topps and Abrams are joining to publish Yankee Greats, a new book that includes looks at 100 classic New York Yankees baseball cards. It also comes with four exclusive cards.
A new book published by Abrams ComicArts and Topps looks back on the first five sets of Garbage Pail Kids. The wonderful resource includes an intro by Art Spiegelman, an afterword by John Pound and four exclusive stickers.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Upper Deck are finally headed to court next month. Get the latest updates on the case as well as legal analysis on its bigger hobby implications.
The hobby is filled with excellent books about collecting. We highlight 10 favorites that should be considered essential for every collector’s bookshelf, iPad or Kindle.
In the Game announces their initial plans for the Fall Expo in Toronto, which include exclusive memorabilia cards and a Wendel Clark autograph session.
One of the first hobby blogs created, Ben Henry’s Baseball Card Blog highlights the simpler times of trading cards with dry wit and satire.
Sports Cards Uncensored’s Adam Gellman takes great pride in having one of the strongest opinions in the hobby. For more than three years, he’s used that voice to offer his take on things and educate collectors on various scams.
Fans in attendance at the September 19th Monday Night Football game get to take home a set of six Panini football cards.
Keeping the Craigslist Idiots in check and sharing his own custom dream cards, Mike Levine celebrates the four-year anniversary of Bad Wax in January.
Retail giants like Target are increasingly driving the hobby. Rob Bertrand looks at why this is and offers traditional card shops practical tips on how they can compete and be relevant in today’s hobby.
Stale Gum is one of the first blogs to focus on the hobby. It’s also one of the funniest and most honest. Written by Chris Harris, Stale Gum doesn’t shy from the tough questions and happily calls out bad gimmicks.
In This Cardboard Life, Brad Campbell celebrates a return of something from his youth: the patch. This time they’re on cards, though, and not jean jackets.
The game-used jersey card is dead. Brad Campbell ponders why this trend that used to help drive the hobby has become so unappealing to many collectors.
Is card collecting a form of gambling? Brad Campbell tackles the touchy subject using his own observations and experiences.