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Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-19-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,833
Posted By Darth Smittyous
This is scary for a set that, by all indications,...

This is scary for a set that, by all indications, will still rely heavily on medallions. Even if they get Daisy, Adam, and Oscar all to sign, the already horrible odds of pulling any of them will get...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 07-16-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 11,511
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I didn't see the Painted Visions variant posted...

I didn't see the Painted Visions variant posted yet, so here it is...

Harley Quinn 1 Aaron Lopresti Color Painted Visions Variant DC Comics Pre Sale | eBay...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-08-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Topps said on their Facebook page that they are...

Topps said on their Facebook page that they are going to announce news about the Mystery Redemption after Celebration Europe and SDCC. This was in the discussion on the Star Wars release calendar.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-28-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,742
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Who else can't wait for a spoilerific...

Who else can't wait for a spoilerific announcement for Rogue One that goes something like this.

Rogue One is full of new characters to get to know, but we are bringing back some characters,...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-17-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 13,428
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I do understand that the demographics of SW case...

I do understand that the demographics of SW case breakers has changed drastically. However, it is truly hard for me to imagine that even big ripper/flippers enjoy losing money. Unless you have a...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-17-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 13,428
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Was 2016 Masterwork ever below $2000 for...

Was 2016 Masterwork ever below $2000 for pre-order? I think most online dealers have basically driven the prices to secondary market prices right from the start. It used to be easy to pre-order cases...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-07-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 21,618
Posted By Darth Smittyous
It is interesting reading comments about this...

It is interesting reading comments about this set. I have two cases pre-ordered, and I am not sure if they have been shipped to me, but I look forward to opening them. However, it is kind of...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 06-03-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Darth Smittyous
It is funny that your dual auto is the same I got...

It is funny that your dual auto is the same I got a redemption for out of a group break here. Topps never fulfilled that redemption and offered me $20 substitution value. To think that it was...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 05-27-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By Darth Smittyous
That looks really nice. Congrats!

That looks really nice. Congrats!
Forum: NON-SPORTS 05-26-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I have been to all of the US Celebrations except...

I have been to all of the US Celebrations except for the first one, but I am really concerned that this might be the first that I miss. April is my absolute busiest month at work. It also doesn't...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-19-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,380
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I don't get much in the way of variant covers,...

I don't get much in the way of variant covers, but I did order the full color BA 12. It looks really good.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 05-19-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,440
Posted By Darth Smittyous
While these recommendations would not necessarily...

While these recommendations would not necessarily be the most successful, I think it would be fantastic if one of the smaller card companies picked these up for art focused base sets (thinking of...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 05-14-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Oh, believe me TFA series 2 cases get worse than...

Oh, believe me TFA series 2 cases get worse than this. I would be ecstatic with the Farber sketch. My case was so bad that I have not been motivated to post it. My run of bad luck continued today at...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 05-12-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,987
Posted By Darth Smittyous
My favorite comment so far!!!:)! They are...

My favorite comment so far!!!:)!

They are unfortunately, a staple in my favorite cards to collect, Star Wars, so all should be made to suffer the wrath of the hits no one really cares about!
Forum: NON-SPORTS 05-12-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,987
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Topps acquired Walking Dead license!

As reported on NSU Card Talk

Topps Walking Dead - Topic (http://nonsportupdate.infopop.cc/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/955604453/m/5667013286)

That seems like HUGE news for Topps, and for Cryptozoic,...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 02-25-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Darth Smittyous
These are the images that Konami uses for the...

These are the images that Konami uses for the Star Wars Force Collector deck building card game app. Rarities go from 1 star (worst) to 5 stars (best).

I do like the artwork, and the prism effect...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 02-19-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Congrats on the fantastic auto card and nice...

Congrats on the fantastic auto card and nice sketch!
Forum: NON-SPORTS 02-08-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,833
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I think Topps might be testing the waters a bit...

I think Topps might be testing the waters a bit with this set... in a bad way. Going to one hit per box, with manufactured hits likely making up a sizeable portion in case breaks, is going to let...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 02-08-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,833
Posted By Darth Smittyous
With one hit per box, and medallions making yet...

With one hit per box, and medallions making yet another appearance, what kind of breaks are we looking at? With a 12 box case, I could easily see Topps going with 8 or 9 medallions, and the 3 or 4...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-26-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Nice collection!

Nice collection!
Forum: Off Topic 01-18-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,528
Posted By Darth Smittyous
My vote would go to White Sands National Park in...

My vote would go to White Sands National Park in New Mexico. Might not be everyone's cup of tea, but I thought it was absolutely one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. The rolling dunes...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 01-03-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Darth Smittyous
SW TFA Ser 1 case and Galactic Files Ser 2 box break

My Mom gave me a box of GF2 for Christmas. I bought six on Black Friday and did not have this kind of luck. Needless to say, I was super happy with my pulls.
...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-17-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 48,382
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Didn't Topps already confirm Tim Rose for TFA Ser...

Didn't Topps already confirm Tim Rose for TFA Ser 1 as well?
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-17-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 48,382
Posted By Darth Smittyous
OK, it seems like just about everything I write...

OK, it seems like just about everything I write is a conspiracy theory, but...

How long has Topps known about the issues for TFA Ser 1? It seems that the cases are breaking about how they should...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-14-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 48,382
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Just out of curiosity, with the massive amount of...

Just out of curiosity, with the massive amount of licensees for SW TFA, has anyone heard of any other company besides Topps that has had so many problems with their products?

I know there was the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-12-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 48,382
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Misstep after misstep after misstep for Topps...

Misstep after misstep after misstep for Topps with Star Wars this year. It is getting ridiculous.

Can someone please explain how having the set gutted is a good thing? Has anyone considered the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 11-20-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 51,110
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I totally get that not every set is for every...

I totally get that not every set is for every person. I have definitely skipped other Star Wars sets in the past, and will likely do so in the future.

My issue is the timing for High Tek. For a...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 11-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 51,110
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I guess I waited too long to pre-order. Honestly...

I guess I waited too long to pre-order. Honestly though, I just have not seen anything about this set to make me excited. I think the reason for that is that I care more about autographs and sketch...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 11-14-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Star Wars JTTFA case (finally scanned)

I opened this case shortly after the set came out, but just got around to scanning the main hits. The big highlight for me was the Emperor 1/1, and I am going to try to put the "rainbow" set together...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 11-12-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Star Wars Evolution (May 2016)

Topps mentioned in one of their Facebook posts that there is another Star Wars Evolution set coming out in May. The previous two sets had autos as the only hits, so it will be interesting to see what...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 11-12-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Guess who is confirmed for TFA Series 1 (and...

Guess who is confirmed for TFA Series 1 (and probably Series 2)!!!! See Topps Facebook page
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-30-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 45,653
Posted By Darth Smittyous
In case anyone is interested, Target currently...

In case anyone is interested, Target currently has a 10% off coupon for Topps Star Wars products in their Cartwheel app.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-29-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Darth Smittyous
OK, dumb question time... If Topps knows for sure...

OK, dumb question time... If Topps knows for sure that Matt Sloan is not signing, why are those of us with pending redemptions expected to proactively contact Topps for a replacement? Shouldn't Topps...
Forum: Off Topic 10-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 11,981
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I definitely don't buy into the Luke = Kylo...

I definitely don't buy into the Luke = Kylo theory.

To me, the confrontation with Luke, Vader, and the Emperor in ROTJ is enough to show that Luke would not fall to the Dark Side. When Luke went...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-14-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Yay! 36 new medallions, each with Gold, Silver,...

Yay! 36 new medallions, each with Gold, Silver, and Bronze versions!!! (Because everyone loves automatic $1-5 hits out of a $90-100 box!). At least there are two hits per box. Hmm... Admiral Ackbar...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 10-09-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,161
Posted By Darth Smittyous
When this set first came out, there seemed to be...

When this set first came out, there seemed to be quite a few of the John Williams auto and it was in the $75-100 range. I wish I had bought one at that time, but I couldn't get over how horrible the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 45,653
Posted By Darth Smittyous
I opened three of the Wal-Mart blister packs....

I opened three of the Wal-Mart blister packs. They come with two packs and two of the glossy Family Legacy cards. Each of the six packs I opened had a regular card stock Family Legacy insert. Oddly,...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-07-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 103,284
Posted By Darth Smittyous
Does anyone going after the vintage marathon set...

Does anyone going after the vintage marathon set need Luke Preps? I don't mind keeping it as one of the oddities in the set, but I also don't mind trading helping someone get both 1-29 and 1-30...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,221
Posted By Darth Smittyous
First off, I don't know anything about the sports...

First off, I don't know anything about the sports High Tek cards, but as something new-ish (plastic, acetate cards have been in several other sets) for Star Wars, these cards look really nice.
...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 09-21-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,186
Posted By Darth Smittyous
It is interesting to me that the "win/lose" type...

It is interesting to me that the "win/lose" type of cases are the norm and expected. Someone has to get the shaft in order for someone else to make out like a bandit. How many products are there...
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