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Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 133
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Posted By Spider-Fan
They didn't have anything (seriously... 2 WWE...

They didn't have anything (seriously... 2 WWE rack packs and gaming cards)
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
Probably gravity feed packs. Typically Walmarts...

Probably gravity feed packs. Typically Walmarts in my area only varry sports and gaming, but I've got to run out tonight anyway so I'll stop[ and take a look.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
Walmart is a monster in the retail universe. They...

Walmart is a monster in the retail universe. They make serious demands on companies in order to carry their items which typically include some sort of exclusive SKU or getting the item in advance of...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
Since retail is already out, I'm assuming at...

Since retail is already out, I'm assuming at least the common print runs are done. The only thing that could be left are parallels and waiting for sketches/autos to be returned so they can pack out...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-23-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
I emailed Upper Deck customer service yesterday...

I emailed Upper Deck customer service yesterday in hopes of getting the confirmed list of signers.



Not optimistic... I emailed them 2 weeks before the release date of IM3 and they sent me the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spider-Fan
I don't want to steal Tony's thunder since he has...

I don't want to steal Tony's thunder since he has started posting over here, but he posted his base sketch parallels over on Scoundrel...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 481
Posted By Spider-Fan
He was doing that when the product just came out....

He was doing that when the product just came out. He actually appeared at the liquor store by my house but I wasn't able to make it. Wish I had. Would have been cool to meet him in a liquor store :D
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Spider-Fan
I know some artists that have been posting their...

I know some artists that have been posting their work and even selling stuff since they were 14... so...



Amber if she'll take your commission or Mike Duron if you enjoy his style. They are two...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Spider-Fan
Definitely not the norm, but not super uncommon...

Definitely not the norm, but not super uncommon either. To Amber's point, much more common among young artists prone to bite off more than they can chew.

All that said, a absolutely no excuse to...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Spider-Fan
Three mass releases this year... Yeah, it all...

Three mass releases this year... Yeah, it all runs together.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
The only one that has held up above $100 besides...

The only one that has held up above $100 besides Avengers is Thor: Dark World, and even that was just on sale for like $90 very recently. Also consider that the pack configuration has drastically...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Spider-Fan
No, but there were incentives offered to artists...

No, but there were incentives offered to artists to do multiple character cards. Plenty of single character cards in the set though.



same card front as the 2011 Marvel Universe set.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
Nonetheless, people will try. These rack packs...

Nonetheless, people will try. These rack packs always get price slashed later on. Look at the cost of IM3 or Avengers Assemble rack packs. Anyway... Just like nobody made a full Marvel Premier base...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,115
Posted By Spider-Fan
That is the kind of stuff that persuades artists...

That is the kind of stuff that persuades artists to stop doing business with a company.


Anyway... seems unlikely from Topps. Maybe not so much from some other companies. Chances are they will...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,115
Posted By Spider-Fan
That would be particularly effed up... Paying...

That would be particularly effed up... Paying $2ish/card and then auctioning them to the highest bidder.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Spider-Fan
My understanding from talking to the company guys...

My understanding from talking to the company guys is that the property owners won't even bother considering a licensing agreement unless the property is picked up for a second season. So, yeah,...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Spider-Fan
Actually RA does 2 mass Marvel Comic releases per...

Actually RA does 2 mass Marvel Comic releases per year and then also does one premium "Legends of Marvel" release (no sketches). At least, that is what they have done for the last 5 years. In...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Spider-Fan
Thats funny because I got the one that doesn't...

Thats funny because I got the one that doesn't look like me in Allentown. Artist line-up for the NSU show is looking good. Probably hit up 3 of you for commissions.

Nah, I don't think so. I...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Spider-Fan
That is cool. I commissioned a zombie version of...

That is cool. I commissioned a zombie version of me on a WD comic book cover and the likeness left something to be desired. I had immediately thought to myself, "I should have commissioned Ted to do...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Spider-Fan
I will take the same "wait and see" approach I...

I will take the same "wait and see" approach I took for the last couple underwhelming releases. Sadly, RA really needs to spruce up its Marvel Comics releases. The addition of the limited parallels...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-21-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Spider-Fan
Modern sets leave something to be desired. The...

Modern sets leave something to be desired. The parallels are especially boring, most of the time. I loved that the Marvel Retro set incorporated the old style holos, although I think they could have...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Spider-Fan
Its fine. I just know I'm not the only one that...

Its fine. I just know I'm not the only one that isn't going to regurgitate my previous statements. If you are really interested, go back a ways on here and especially on Scoundrel. This topic pops up...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Spider-Fan
I know you are relatively new to this forum and...

I know you are relatively new to this forum and I'm not going to poo poo over this thread, but the idea has been discussed ad nauseam in the 2ish years I've been collecting to the point I'm not so...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-20-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
Usually the issue is getting he imagery released...

Usually the issue is getting he imagery released in time to print the set and release it at the same time (or in advance) of the movie. Not a single base set of any of the Marvel movies was very...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-20-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,810
Posted By Spider-Fan
There was no IM3 retail in my area for at least 3...

There was no IM3 retail in my area for at least 3 weeks after release. I remember looki.g for it feverishly because it was originally stated there would be a retail exclusive parallel set.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,105
Posted By Spider-Fan
Wow did you just bust a box of avengers assemble?...

Wow did you just bust a box of avengers assemble? I didn't realize you could still find hobby boxes of that product?
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spider-Fan
I think your estimate on the big guys is low, but...

I think your estimate on the big guys is low, but I would expect the others to sell in the same range that their Green PMGs did. Popular characters will probably sell for $500ish, give or take a...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-17-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Spider-Fan
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a529/AmazingSp...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a529/AmazingSpider-Fan/Misc/Capture_zpsac8c8ea7.jpg
Forum: NON-SPORTS SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 07-16-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Spider-Fan
Removed sold, added 5finity sketches from Women...

Removed sold, added 5finity sketches from Women of Zorro, Cherry 2, and Babes of the Dead, and updated 2nd post to include Batman The Legend insert/parallel needs.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 76,628
Posted By Spider-Fan
Its not a conspiracy guys. Lots of really high...

Its not a conspiracy guys. Lots of really high end sketches never make it to the internet. Big box breakers have regulars that pay top $$ for those, and they go right into their collections to never...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spider-Fan
How much you got coming anyway?

How much you got coming anyway?
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spider-Fan
Tim... It has nothing to do with supply and...

Tim... It has nothing to do with supply and demand. You aren't following the full thought. Dealers and retailers can charge whatever they want. It is their prerogative. People will either pay or they...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-15-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spider-Fan
If the dealer price of ~$170 is accurate, then...

If the dealer price of ~$170 is accurate, then $300 is not justified. That isn't a huge increase over MP1, from what I recall.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-15-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Spider-Fan
Mine are my first sketch card pull and my first...

Mine are my first sketch card pull and my first PSC commission.

http://www.sketchcollectors.com/gallery/Spider-Fan/1349228915.jpg http://www.sketchcollectors.com/gallery/Spider-Fan/1357521011.jpg
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-15-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spider-Fan
Breaks on MP1 didn't really pick up until the...

Breaks on MP1 didn't really pick up until the product dropped to about $180/box. There was a huge surge and then the price shot up after. Prices for MP2 starting at $300? I think we will see price...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-14-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 76,628
Posted By Spider-Fan
My condolences :D I really enjoy the monochrome...

My condolences :D I really enjoy the monochrome style he used to do these cards. Which must be why I can't help but bid on them.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 76,628
Posted By Spider-Fan
It was this one... ...

It was this one...
http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/d/l180/pict/151347768654_1.jpg

To go with my others :)
http://www.sketchcollectors.com/gallery/Spider-Fan/1402445041-thumb.jpg...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 76,628
Posted By Spider-Fan
Its slowed down quite a bit, but new (really new,...

Its slowed down quite a bit, but new (really new, not relisted) sketches are being listed on ebay pretty regularly. I'm happy to say I've got 3 Jiminez sketch cards to go with my NYCC raffle prize,...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-14-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By Spider-Fan
Superman: The Legend (CZE, 2013) - 3 box break

The other half of my combo buy. As a matter of personal preference, I don't care for Boo's work. The other two sketches are totally decent, but nothing PC. I not very familiar with the Superman...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-14-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Spider-Fan
All these breaks are making me want to watch the...

All these breaks are making me want to watch the old cartoons again. I forgot about Casey Jones, and he was one of my favorite characters! Nice hits too :)
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