Upper Deck Stops Reigning NFL MVP LaDainian Tomlinson…Just Long Enough to Sculpt him for New All-Star Vinyl Action Figure
Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Chargers All World Running Back, based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art
When you need to pick up the tough yards in the fourth quarter to keep the drive alive and the clock moving, you give it to your star running back, LaDainian Tomlinson. Upper Deck knows this too, which is why the company is breaking the huddle with the latest league MVP as the next player to be replicated in action figure More >
Upper Deck Goes Huge with the Release of The Big Aristotle in All-Star Vinyl Action Figure Form;
Miami Heat Center Shaquille O’Neal is First Big Man to be Depicted in New Line of Figures
Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Miami Heat star, based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art.
Something big is happening off the court in South Beach, Upper Deck is preparing to cause a commotion with an action figure of the Big Aristotle, Shaquille O’Neal later this week. Upper Deck will release an All-Star Vinyl action figure of the Heats mammoth center on Friday, November More >
Less Redemption Cards and Quicker Turnaround Are a Welcome Change
Upper Deck President and Founder Richard McWilliam made a bold statement at the sports card industry’s annual trade conference in Ft. Lauderdale in April. Most attendees who listened to the hobby innovator speak felt his goals may have been too lofty. McWilliam said, “Redemption cards are ludicrous. We as a company and as an industry should eliminate redemptions. We shouldn’t be putting out a product that doesn’t have 100 percent of what is stated to be in the product.”
Autograph redemption cards are used when athletes do not sign in a timely More >
SPN’s Sports Guy, Bill Simmons, Got a One of a Kind Tour of the Industry Leader in Sports Collectibles
ESPN recently launched their new hard-hitting 60 minute show to positive reviews from sports fans. One of their most popular writers Bill Simmons, who is known as the Sports Guy, provides a fun and comical look at sports on the show. After first going behind the scenes at a software company that produces sports video games, the Sports Guy’s next mission was to infiltrate Upper Deck and find out what’s new from the sports collectibles giant.
ESPN spent the day filming at Upper More >
Upper Deck Gets ‘Melo’ with Release of All-Star Vinyl Action Figure of Denver Nuggets Carmelo Anthony
Sports collectible’s company releases four versions of the Nuggets Forward, based on ‘stylized realism’ found in comic book art
He is known for taking the big shot when his team needs a spark and scoring at near a 29 points per game clip, but now Carmelo Anthony is being immortalized by Upper Deck with an action figure. Upper Deck will release an All-Star Vinyl action figure of the Denver Nuggets Star Forward on Tuesday, November 13.
Anthony’s vinyl figures will be available to collectors and fans alike More >
The Flagship NHL Release for the Year Debuts This Week
Loaded with superstars and depth matched by few other classes, the 2007/2008 rookie class for Hockey is not one to be missed. Collectors will have a new shot to add these rookies to their collections when 2007/2008 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey releases on November 9th. Each 8 card pack carries a SRP of just $2.99.
Since becoming the NHL’s sole licensee for trading cards, Upper Deck has made a practice of holding off using late season call-ups. This practice adds value to early season sets by using rookies who can make More >