Tag Archives: trading cards

Ken's Korner: ‘Wacky Packages’ art sets Topps Vault record

Ken’s Korner: ‘Wacky Packages’ art sets Topps Vault record – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 For years, the original artwork for one of the “Wacky Package” stickers issued in 1973 hung on a wall at Topps headquarters in New York. The Captain Crunch cereal parody sticker, “Cap’n Crud…Tastes Cruddy Even in […]

Ken's Korner: Sketch cards highlight Topps’ ‘Lord of the Rings: Evolution’ set

Ken’s Korner: Sketch cards highlight Topps’ new ‘Rings’ set – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 Topps’ all new ‘Lord of the Rings Evolution’ series will feature sketch cards (samples shown) right inside the pack. Nearly 50 different artists are on board to lend their talents to the inserts. Each card is a unique […]

Ken's Korner: Hip Hop icon “Jay-Z” signs cards for Topps

Ken’s Korner: Hip Hop icon “Jay-Z” signs cards for Topps – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2006 Hip Hop singing star “Jay-Z” has signed all 50 of his 2005-06 Topps basketball cards and they are ready for delivery to collectors and fans holding redemption cards. “Jay-Z” has also finished signing cards for remaining Topps basketball […]