Articles & Interviews

Interview with Ken Karl by Shane Salmonson

More interviews by Shane. I have featured quite a few amazing sports artists on here already, but I keep finding more! Ken Karl has contributed to a Topps set, but also...

Interview with Stephan Loeffler Written By Shane Salmonson

More Blogs by Shane There are many collectors out there that are extremely knowledgeable about the trading card hobby. One of these with unending card information stored in their...

2018 Stranger Things Trading Cards with J-Dub

More blog by J-Dub There are only a few components of my childhood that I have been able to truly carry with me into adulthood. I love nostalgia but...

Sorting It Out: Football Cards by Matt Gilman

But, in a world of stress and worries, I can say as a card collector, there is one thing about collecting that can help squash that stress and wash those worries away, it’s called sorting. Believe me, if you haven’t used sorting as a stress relief before, you should!

How Diamond Got to Manipulate the Sports Card Market in the Eighties

People that were just getting old enough to understand that trading cards were better stored in 9 pocket pages instead of making flapping sounds in there bicycle wheels were victims of...

Trading Card Collection Protection Tips

Greetings Fellow Collectors! Welcome back to my series of Collecting Basics where I break down the hobby of card collecting piece by piece. In Part 1, we broke down what base/common cards are. Part 2 we got deep into the confusing Sp’s and variations. In Part 3  we dove into what parallels are. Part 4 I showed off inserts. In Part...