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Inside the Pack: Topps Introduces NFTs

Topps wasted little to no time after announcing their intent to go public before jumping into the NFT game, a widely anticipated move that came perhaps sooner than most expected. An NFT, or non-fungible token, is a digital object …

Inside the Pack: Topps Goes Public

Last week, Topps announced that it was taking the company public through a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. After the SPAC merger is complete, Michael Eisner, the former president of the Walt Disney Company, will stay on as …

Inside the Pack: Hobby Goals for 2020

I’m not big on making resolutions at the start of each year in my personal life; I find that they often fall by the wayside and I end up disappointed a few months into the new year. I do, …

Inside the Pack: 2021 Topps Heritage Review

Last week, Topps took a trip in the time machine back to 1972 with the annual fan favorite, Topps Heritage. As has been the case for much of the past year, rather than a hobby box, I got in …

Inside the Pack: Can a Sports Card Become Iconic Overnight?

T206 Honus Wagner. 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth. 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle. Since the sports card hobby began in its current iteration, these cards and many others have had iconic status, instantly recognizable to anyone in the hobby, and to …

Inside the Pack: 2020 Topps Chrome Update Review

It feels odd to do a review of a 2020 product after having already reviewed 2021 Topps Series 1, but that’s the way things worked out this year. A late arrival for the annual end-of-year Target exclusive put this …