Topps reveals plethora of new collectables ahead of back to school season

New lines from Match Attax, Moshi Monster Skylanders allow retailers 'to capitalise on back to school season'.
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Topps has revealed details of a plethora of key new releases scheduled for 2013 and 2014, including new products for Match Attax, Moshi Monsters and Skylanders.

Match Attax Premier League 2013-14 will hit shelves on September 26th and features over 440 cards to collect including foil, Man of the Match and 100 Club cards.

For the first time ever, the range will include a Deluxe Starter Pack (£5.99) with a collector binder, checklist, play pitch, wall chart and more.

Standard Starter Packs will be available for £2.99 an will include a collector binder, checklist and more.

Furthermore, Topps will introduce the brand new Match Attax Scottish Premier League edition, launching on October 10th with 250 cards to collect.

The firm will be bolstering its Moshi Monster Mash Up trading card game with Moshi Monsters Moshling madness hitting shelves from September 5th.

The latest offering with feature 210 cards to collect, including new holographic cards. In addition, exclusive codes will be hidden inside lucky packets, enabling fans to unlock virtual Moshling characters online.

A new set of Skylanders SWAP Force Collector Cards from Topps will be available from September 16th this year.

The cards will hit shelves ahead of the launch of the new game from Activision.

The their instalment from Topps' Skylanders range will feature 16 new characters alongside eight new enemies and will include 256 swapable cards, 32 Mirror cards and puzzle cards.

Anup Dave, entertainment marketing manager for Topps, said: "The back to school season sees the launch of a series of new sorts and entertainment collections that will generate huge interest among fans and collectors, as well as giving retailers something really exciting to shout about.

"From the buzz surrounding the start of the football season to the demand for the next big playground crazes, we are confident that the upcoming arrivals of our all new card collections offer retailers a great opportunity to capitalise on the back to school timing and influence, as well as leverage the consistently high interest in our incredibly popular licenses."

Furthermore, 2013 will see the launch of an exclusive celebratory series of Doctor Who trading cards alongside new WWE Slam Attax trading cards.

The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary edition four weeks before the anniversary of the BBC TV show on Saturday, November 23rd.

The WWE slam Attax Superstars trading card collection will launch in October ahead of the WWE Live tour taking place at 11 locations around the UK.

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