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Wednesday, November 24, 2010
  Garbage Pail Kids Flashback 2 Orders Due!
Topps' upcoming Garbage Pail Kids Flashback Series 2 set is scheduled to arrive in late February, but our orders are already due!

Place your order now and receive our best prices. On Tuesday, November 30, we will be raising our box price from $41 to $42 and our case price from $309 to $317. There are 8 boxes per case.

Collectors can look for 5 new never-before published Lost GPKs, 3-D cards, Where Are They Now? Cards, Adam Mania Sticker Variations, Original Sketch Card 1/1 hand drawings by GPK artists, 1/1 Printing Plates (4 variations per sticker), and Parallel Cards (1 per pack/multiple rarity levels). There are 80 stickers in the base set.

Click here to order.
  Happy Thanksgiving!

We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!

We will be closed for the holiday on Thursday and Friday. Please note that all orders placed between Wednesday evening and Sunday, November 28, will be shipped on Monday, November 29.
Friday, November 19, 2010
  Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Update!
Artbox Entertainment forwarded us the final checklist for its upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 trading card set today. The costume and autograph cards remain the same, but we have details now for the 12 Prop cards and the 25-case incentive.

Prop Cards:
P1 Daily Prophet - "Dark Mark Sparks Panic"
P2 Blanket from Tent
P3 Saucer's and candles from Bathilda Bagshot's House
P4 Harry's Rucksack
P5 Undesirable No.1 Poster
P6 Wands from Gregorovitch's shop
P7 Drawings from Lovegood House
P8 Ron's Rucksack
P9 Daily Prophet - "New Headmaster"
P10 Ministry of Magic Courtroom Paperwork
P11 Rita Skeeter's Book: "The Life & Lies of Albus Dumbledore"
P12 Clothes pegs from Tent

The 25-case incentive will be Coins from Gringotts!

To see the entire checklist, click here.

This set is expected to release on December 7th.

Click here to pre-order.
  Warlord City of Gold Arriving Monday!
The first two Warlord 4th Edition City of Gold Adventure Path Sets are expected to arrive (finally!) on Monday. You can purchase the Sleeper set or the Storm Awakens set individually for $13 or together for just $23.

Of course, we also have all of the other Warlord 4th Edition sets in stock including the Base Set, Shattered Empires, Crimson Coast, Sands of Oblivion, Treasure Chest, and Learn to Play packs.

Warlord fans might be interested to know that we also just restocked Eye of the Storm boosters. We haven't had this tough-to-find set in over 3 years! Booster boxes are available now for $86 each

Click here to order.
  Naruto Tournament Pack 2 Orders Due!
Naruto Tournament Pack 2 Boosters are expected to ship on December 10th!

Order before Tuesday, November 23rd, to receive our lowest prices. On Tuesday, we plan to raise our Tournament Pack 2 Booster Box price from $58 to $59 per box. Booster cases (6 boxes) will increase from $342 to $348.

Each pack includes 10 cards: 1 holographic foil card, 1 rainbow-stamped rare cards, 2 uncommon cards, and 6 common cards. Super-rare gold-holographic foil insert cards are found 1:6 packs on average.

Tournament Pack 2 is specially made to assist with draft and sealed events for Naruto players. There are 64 cards in the set, including 30 new Chibi Ninja cards and reprints of the 34 cards that were introduced in the first Tournament Packs.

Click here to place your order.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
  Star Wars Galaxy 6 Coming Soon!
Topps has just released the first details surrounding its Star Wars Galaxy Series 6 trading card set, which is currently scheduled to release in late February. We expect to begin taking pre-orders for this set very soon.

Click here and enter your email address if you would like to be notified when the set goes on sale.

Set highlights include:
  • A guaranteed 1 of 1 original sketch card (shaped or traditional) in every box
  • New hobby exclusive Sketchagraphs (original 1 of 1 masterpieces with autographs signed directly on the card by Star Wars actors)
  • Exclusive paintings from comic artists and fantasy illustrators, including Star Wars rookies Ed Repka, Leinil Yu, and Rob Dobi
  • Hobby exclusive original 1 of 1 etched foil puzzle artwork
  • Hobby exclusive 1 of 1 Prismatic Foil insert parallels (with art by Brian Rood)
  • Hobby exclusive 1 of 1 Printing Plates
  • Hobby exclusive Yoda poster box loader (with art from Jerry Vanderstelt)
  • 120 card base set
  • Never-Before-Seen art from The Force Unleashed 2 video game, movie posters, comics, and book covers
  • Wednesday, November 17, 2010
      Yu-Gi-Oh Starstrike Blast In Stock! Older Yu-Gi-Oh Restocks Arrive!

    Every Yu-Gi-Oh release is a highly anticipated event, and the arrival of the Starstrike Blast expansion was no exception. We now have Starstrike Blast boosters in stock for $63/box. Cases (12 boxes) are $739.

    All pre-orders were shipped earlier this week.

    Click here to order.

    We just received a handful of other Yu-Gi-Oh products, some of which we haven't had in quite a while...

    Absolute Powerforce Special Edition box....$94
    Ancient Prophecy Special Edition box....$63
    Enemy of Justice 1st Edition booster box....$45
    Force of the Breaker Special Edition blister box (24 packs)....$74
    Premium Pack 2 blister box (20 packs)....$76
    Strike of Neos blister box (20 packs)....$35
    Yugi Duelist Pack booster box....$116

    Click here to order.
    Thursday, November 11, 2010
      Garbage Pail Kids Flashback 2 On Sale!
    We just added Topps' upcoming Garbage Pail Kids Flashback Series 2 trading cards to our web site. The new set is expected to arrive in late February. As usual, Topps will be looking for our order long before that (by the end of November!), so place your order soon to make sure you don't miss out.

    Collectors can look for 5 new never-before published Lost GPKs, 3-D cards, Where Are They Now? Cards, Adam Mania Sticker Variations, Original Sketch Card 1/1 hand drawings by GPK artists, 1/1 Printing Plates (4 variations per sticker), and Parallel Cards (1 per pack/multiple rarity levels). There are 80 stickers in the base set.

    Boxes are available for $41. Cases (8 boxes) are $309.

    Click here to pre-order!
    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
      Stargate Universe Season 1 Update
    Rittenhouse informed us today that it has increased the number of autograph and relic cards that it is including in each box of Stargate Universe Season One. Originally Rittenhouse planned to include 2 autographs and 1 relic card, but there will now be 3 autographs and 2 relic cards in every box!

    Signers include:
    •David Blue as Eli Wallace
    •Alaina Huffman as Tamara Johansen
    •Elyse Levesque as Chloe Armstrong
    •Brian J. Smith as Matthew Scott
    •Jamil Walker Smith as Ronald Greer
    •Louis Ferrera as Colonel Everett Young
    •Julia Benson as Vanessa James
    •Peter Kelamis as Adam Brody
    •Jennifer Spence as Lisa Park
    •Josh Blacker as Sgt. Spencer
    •Mark Burgess as Jeremy Franklin
    •Christina Schild as Andrea Palmer
    •Christopher McDonald as Senator Alan Armstrong
    •Haig Sutherland as Sgt. Hunter Riley
    •Patrick Gilmore as Dale Volker
    •Tygh Runyan as Caine
    •Ona Grauer as Emily Young
    •Reiko Aylesworth as Sharon

    Case incentives include:
    Case Topper - Dual Costume card of Chloe Armstrong/Senator Armstrong
    3 Case - Lou Diamond Phillips Autograph card
    5 Case - Hand-drawn sketch card by Sean Pence
    15 Case - Stargate Universe Season One Archive Box

    We are pre-selling Stargate Universe Season One boxes for $61, cases (12 boxes) for $709, and binder cases (4 binders) for $82.

    Click here to place your order.
      WoW Worldbreaker Booster Update - Worldbreaker Epic Collection On Sale
    Cryptozoic Entertainment has announced that the next World of Warcraft expansion, Worldbreaker, will not be released this month as expected. It is now expected to ship by December 15th.

    The good news is that the loot cards for Worldbreaker have been confirmed. The rare loot card is the Mottled Drake, a Flying Mount that, with the Cataclysm release, can be used in all old world areas. Grim Campfire, which includes an alternate campfire graphic, is the uncommon. The common is Landro's Lil' XT Action Figure, a permanent in-game pet.

    We haven't heard whether the delay to the Worldbreaker boosters will affect the Worldbreaker Epic Collection's arrival. It was tentatively scheduled to arrive in mid-December. We are preselling Epic Collection boxes for $27 each or for $309 by the case (12 per case).

    Each Epic Collection box includes 6 Worldbreaker booster packs, 5 random foil heroes from Worldbreaker, 1 Worldbreaker playmat, 1 Worldbreaker deck box, 1 Worldbreaker visual pocket guide, 1 common loot card, card dividers, and a reusable storage box.

    Click here to pre-order Worldbreaker boosters or Worldbreaker Epic Collection.
    Monday, November 8, 2010
      Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Update
    Artbox sent us some additional details today for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 trading card set. We now have a nearly complete checklist which you can view below. Artbox also indicated that it is delaying shipment of the set by about a week to allow additional time to get approvals for some of the cards. We now hope to ship pre-orders by December 6th.

    Click here to order Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Boxes are $56 each. Cases (10 boxes) are $549. Binder cases (6 binders) are $105.

    Here are the details of the set:
    90 Base Cards
    9 Chase Cards
    4 Box Toppers - Clear Cards
    3 Case Toppers - Sand Blast Crystal Cards
    4 Case Incentive Cards
    15 Autograph Cards
    15 Costume Cards
    TBA Prop Cards
    9 Film Cell Cards

    Autograph Cards (5 per case)
    1 Rupert Grint (Ultra Rare)
    2 Clemence Poesy (Ultra Rare)
    3 Dave Legeno (Ultra Rare)
    4 Evanna Lynch (Ultra Rare)
    5 Nick Moran (Ultra Rare)
    6 Helen McCrory (Rare)
    7 Rhys Ifans (Rare)
    8 Andly Linden (Rare)
    9 David Thewlis (Rare)
    10 Rade Serbedzija (Rare)
    11 Bonnie Wright
    12 Natalia Tena
    13 David O'Hara
    14 Guy Henry
    15 Simon McBurney

    Costume Cards (10 per case)
    C1 Emma Watson - Grey/Blue Shirt
    C2 Domhnall Gleeson - Leather Vest
    C3 Tom Felton - Black Shirt
    C4 Emma Watson - Purple Shirt
    C5 Jason Isaacs - Black Coat
    C6 Rupert Grint - Green Shirt
    C7 Daniel Radcliffe - Denim Shirt
    C8 Oliver Phelps - Purple Shirt
    C9 Wormtail - Grey/Brown Shirt
    C10 Luna Lovegood - Yellow Dress
    C11 Severus Snape - Black Robe
    C12 Rupert Grint - Brown Jacket
    C13 James Phelps - Grey Shirt
    C14 Bellatrix Lestrange - Black Dress
    C15 Rupert Grint - Stripes/Flower Shirt

    Prop Cards (3 per case)
    **Prop details subject to change due to approvals**
    Harry's Rucksack
    Ron's Rucksack
    Daily Prophets
    Rita Skeeter's Book: The Life & Lies of Albus Dumbledore
    Undesirable No.1 Poster
    Dragon Chains
    Props from Bathilda Bagshot's House
    Props from Lovegood House
    Props from Gregorovitch's Workshop
    Props from Ministry of Magic Court Room

    Case Incentive Cards
    Ci1 (2 cs) Rupert Grint - Checked Jacket
    Ci2 (5 cs) Mark Williams - Wool Jacket
    Ci3 (10 cs) Daniel Radcliffe - Grey Jacket
    Ci4 (25 cs) Prop TBA
    Friday, November 5, 2010
      Naruto Path Of Pain In Stock! Naruto Tales Of Gallant Sage On Sale!
    Naruto Path of Pain is in stock! All pre-orders have been shipped at this point.

    We have booster boxes in stock for $59, booster cases (6 boxes) for $348, and starter boxes for $52.

    Each pack includes 10 cards - 1 Holographic Foil card, 1 rainbow-stamped rare card, 2 uncommon cards, and 6 common cards. Super-Rare Gold-Holographic Foil Inserts are found 1:6 packs on average.

    Click here to order!

    On the heels of the Path of Pain release, Bandai has announced the details surrounding the next Naruto expansion, Tales of Gallant Sage. The twentieth Naruto set is expected to ship on February 4th.

    The set introduces over 100 new cards to the game and chronicles the Tales of the Gallant Sage (Jiraiya).

    Highlights include:
    Booster packs include 10 cards (1 Holographic Foil, 1 Rainbow-Stamped Rare, 2 Uncommon, and 6 Common cards). Super-Rare Gold-Holographic Foil Inserts are found 1:6 packs on average.

    Booster boxes can be pre-ordered now for $58. Six-box booster cases are $342.

    Click here to order!
    Thursday, November 4, 2010
      Yu-Gi-Oh Yusei 3 On Sale Now!
    Konami has announced plans to release Yu-Gi-Oh Yusei 3 Duelist Pack Boosters in January!

    Each Yusei 3 Duelist Booster Pack will include 5 game cards plus 1 strategy card. There are 30 cards in the set, including 8 brand new, powerful cards (4 new Monsters, 2 new Spells, and 2 new Traps), plus 22 of Yusei's favorites.

    The set consists of 17 common cards, 7 rare cards, 4 super rare cards, 2 ultra rare cards, plus 10 strategy cards.

    Booster boxes are on sale for $44. Booster cases (12 boxes) are $516.

    Click here to order.
      Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Orders Due
    Artbox Entertainment's Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 trading cards are expected to ship on November 24th!

    Order now to receive our lowest prices! We are planning to raise our prices on Monday (November 8) from $55 to $56 for boxes and $539 to $549 for cases (10 boxes).

    Binder cases (6 binders) are also available for $105.

    Remember: We only need a 10% deposit when you place your pre-order. The remaining 90% isn't due until the release date!

    The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 set includes autographs (5 per case), prop cards (3 per case), costume cards (10 per case), and Film-Cell cards (3 per case).

    Autographs includes Rupert Grint, Clemence Poesy, Helen McCrory, Rhys Ifans, Bonnie Wright, Rade Serbedzja, Nick Moran, David O'Hara, Simon McBurney, Andy Linden, and more! Collectors can look for prop cards featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Evanna Lynch, Daily Prophets, Wands, and more. Also randomly inserted are costume cards from Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Evanna Lynch, Alan Rickman, Tom Felton, Mark Williams, and more! There are 90 cards in the base set.

    If you would like to place an order for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, click here.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
      Star Trek CCG Restock Arrives
    Over the last couple of days we've restocked a number of Star Trek CCG items that we hadn't had for awhile, including....

    Alternate Universe booster boxes.....$15
    Genesis Collection Foil sets.....$39
    Premier Unlimited Beta booster boxes.....$11
    Tournament Sealed Decks.....$6
    Trouble With Tribbles booster boxes.....$19

    Click here to order.
      Pokemon Triumphant Shipping Today
    Today marks the release of the fourth Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver expansion, Triumphant.

    Pokemon HS Triumphant includes new Pokemon Legends - Darkrai with Cresselia and Palkia with Dialga. The set also includes 8 Pokemon Prime, including Gengar and Machamp, as well as new trainer, supporter, stadium, and holographic parallel cards. There are more than 100 cards in the set.

    Starters feature two decks built around Mamoswine (Verdant Frost) and Nidoking (Royal Guard). Each deck contains a bonus booster pack and a deck box for storage.

    Triumphant booster boxes are $87, booster cases (6 boxes) are $512, and starter boxes are $68.

    Click here to order!
    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
      Yu-Gi-Oh Series 2 Tins In Stock!
    Yu-Gi-Oh Series 2 Tins have arrived! We have a limited number of cases available for $176 each.

    Cases contain 12 tins. Each tin includes 5 booster packs (1 Hidden Arsenal or Stardust Overdrive pack, 1 Absolute Powerforce pack, 2 Shining Darkness packs, and 1 Duelist Revolution pack) and 5 different variant cards (1 pack of Super Rare cards with 3 Shonen Jump Variant cards and 1 bonus card as well as 1 Secret Rare card).

    Click here to order.

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