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Random Pack Break: Conan II: All Chromium (0)

May 26, 2010 • Category: Non-Sport and Entertainment, Pack Breaks

The farthest I’ve made it into anything Conan are the two movies starring Arnold’s muscles. I’ve also stopped and oogled over the gorgeous covers I’ve flipped past on various magazines and comics. In 1994 Comic Images gave Conan the chrome treatment with Conan II: All Chromium. A pack couldn’t hurt so let’s see what artistic […]

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Box Breaks: 2006 Upper Deck Series Two Baseball (Blaster Box) (0)

Product Rating: ** Box Rating: *** The set’s big, it’s glossy, it’s got lots of stats and it’s got a minimalist design. 2006 Upper Deck Series Two Baseball offers little in the way of surprises, bell or whistles – exactly how this set builder likes it. However, it’s also bland, boring and filled with forgettable […]

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Stumbling Upon Heroes in Unlikely Places – Jim Henson (0)

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Jim Henson. It was a shock to me then and I still find myself at a loss at times even today. I never met the man and rarely saw him speak out of character. But I still regard Jim Henson as one of the most influential […]

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Gallery: Planet of the Apes Unreleased Autographs (0)

Notes: The Heston card was a mock-up that Rittenhouse Archives produced with hopes of producing a Planet of the Apes set with Heston’s autographs. Heston signed the sample but was not able to sign a run due to health reasons. The Estella Warren card was not officially released, although scarce copies have appeared on the […]

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Has Razor Topped the Castro Autograph? (0)

Somewhere out there is a Fidel Castro cut signature card from Topps that was defaced and has gone on to become something of a piece of hobby art. Apparently the guy who got it didn’t bleed Commie red and proceeded to doodle all over the card. If Castro’s controversial, I wonder what some will think […]

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Random Pack Break: Conan II: All Chromium (0)

The farthest I’ve made it into anything Conan are the two movies starring Arnold’s muscles. I’ve also stopped and oogled over the gorgeous covers I’ve flipped past on various magazines and comics. In 1994 Comic Images gave Conan the chrome treatment with Conan II: All Chromium. A pack couldn’t hurt so let’s see what artistic […]