Tag Archives: Trading Cards

First ever Trading Card Games auction for Heritage brings in $3.4m as Pokemon tops the bill

A sealed Pokemon Booster Box stole the spotlight at Heritage Auctions’ first Trading Card Games event this month, when the First Edition Base Set drew 115 bids before selling for an impressive $384,000. The first of its kind event exceeded all pre-auction expectations when it went on to take a …

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Stateside | Panini America to launch Funko Pop! Trading Card collection

Collectables giants Funko and Panini America are witnessing their worlds collide, as the pair come together to launch a new Pop! product line, Funko Pop! Trading Card collection that will span multiple sports. Launching later this year, the initial series will feature six NBA players and six NFL players, hitting …

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Iconic trading card company Topps is going public in deal valued at $1.3bn

The 80 year old trading card company, The Topps Co, best known for its Topps Baseball Cards and Garbage Pail Kids collectables, is going public in a SPAC deal valued at $1.3bn. The company revealed this week that it was merging with Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II – a special …

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UFC taps Panini America as its official collectable trading cards partner

The mixed martial arts organisation, UFC has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Panini America to become the brand’s official and exclusive collectable trading card partner. Under the new deal secured by IMG, Panini America – recognised as the world’s largest licensed sports and entertainment collectables company – will …

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Panini launches new Minecraft Adventure Trading Cards Collection

Panini has lifted the lid on a new collection of Minecraft Adventure Trading Cards, a series based on the hit gaming franchise from Mojang and Microsoft that revolutionised the block-building sandbox gaming scene. The new range has been developed to tap into the more than 126 million global Minecraft players …

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BBC Studios launches digital trading cards collection Doctor Who: Worlds Apart on blockchain

Doctor Who has completed its jump into the realm of digital trading cards with the launch of Doctor Who: Worlds Apart, a digital platform that features more than 200 trading cards for Whovians and collectors to obtain. Developed by a pairing of BBC Studios and Reality Gaming Group, the new …

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Panini launches its updated Premier League Adrenalyn XL 2020/21 collection

Panini has launched the much-anticipated update to its Premier League Adrenalyn XL 2020/21 trading card collection, with a new slate ready to hit retailers across the UK and Republic of Ireland from Thursday, November 19th. The launch will feature all of the big 2020/21 season’s layer transfers. Premier League Adrenalyn …

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Pop culture retailer Geek Retreat to open 100 new stores across the UK amid rise of the gaming scene

The UK’s geek culture retailer, Geek Retreat, has detailed its plans to open 100 new stores on high streets across the country over the space of the next two years, part of its own plans to ‘breathe new life into town centres.’ The move follows the rapid rise in the …

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Panini launches re-branded Official Premier League Adrenalyn XL Trading Card collection

The trading card and collectable stickers specialist, Panini has launched a completely re-branded and refreshed Adrenalyn XL trading card collection featuring all of the Premier League’s top talent. The new-look Official Premier League Adrenalyn XL Trading Card range follows the recent success of Panini’s first Premier League sticker collection, Football …

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Panini and Epic Games launch new Fortnite Trading Cards collection

The collectable stickers and trading card specialist, Panini, has detailed the launch of its new line of official Fortnite trading cards, scheduled to land at retail this week. The new range has been developed in partnership with Epic Games, owners of the Fortnite franchise. The video game drops players on …

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