Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2018-19 Select Basketball (Preview Gallery)

Panini America's venerable Select Basketball franchise long ago established itself as a mid-season staple on the NBA collecting calendar by delivering its own unique spin on the company's popular Optichrome printing technology (the quirky-cool Zebra Prizms got their start in Select) and by staying true to the brand's three-tier base structure. Those two brand tenets, as well as the standout Rookie…

As 2017 Select Football XRCs Start Shipping, Panini America Delivers Must-See Reveal

On the surface, the fact that top 2018 NFL Draft picks such as Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley have licensed trading cards in a 2017 product that released months before the draft can be something of a head-scratching notion. Of course, these aren't just any Rookie Cards. In fact, they're not Rookie Cards at all. They're Extended Rookie Cards, or XRCs, inserted…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Three Early Boxes of 2017 Select Football

Tomorrow in hobby shops across North America and in online group breaks across the web, football collectors will begin making their "Selections." For any number of reasons, Friday's release of Panini America's 2017 Select Football carries with it a weighty helping of healthy excitement. It's the multicolor captivation of the Prizm parallels . . . it's the tiered base set…

Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2017-18 Select Basketball (Preview Gallery)

For the upcoming 2017-18 Select Basketball release, Panini America Product Development officials are returning the best assets of past Select Basketball releases (such as the always-popular Tie-Dye Prizms, three-tiered base set and key autograph memorabilia Rookie Cards) while also delivering a wildly striped twist that first debuted in 2017 Select Soccer (Zebra Prizms). The result, however, is a colorful creation that…

Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2017 Select Football (Preview Gallery)

From its tiered base set to its Tie-Dyed Prizms, Panini America's Select Football franchise has enjoyed several years in the late-season NFL collecting spotlight. Last year, Panini America Product Developers added another new twist to the Select recipe: Redemption cards for XRCs of the top rookies from the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. All of that returns for another year in…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2016 Select Football (100+ Images)

Awash with captivating colors and powered by Prizm parallels, Panini America's 2016 Select Football product is set to arrive in hobby shops across North America on Friday looking to keep Select's status as as an every-year favorite safely intact. By the looks of the following Quality Control Gallery, that shouldn't be much of a problem. 2016 Select Football is steeped…

Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2016-17 Select Basketball (Gallery)

The introduction of the popular Prizm Basketball brand more than five years ago took hoops collectors by storm and paved the way for all of the successful iterations that have come since. But the power of Prizm's Optichrome printing technology also enabled the proud Select Basketball franchise to find firm footing on the hardwood, too. Today, it's one of the most…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2015-16 Select Basketball (100+ Images)

Panini America's Select Basketball franchise enjoyed a vibrant resurgence during the 2014-15 NBA season thanks in large part to some magnificently tie-dyed Prizms and a value-delivered box-break proposition that had most experts calling it a front-runner for Product of the Year honors. Next Wednesday, the highly anticipated follow-up -- 2015-16 Select Basketball -- arrives in hobby shops across North America,…

Panini America Appreciates First Autograph Returns for 2015 Prizm Baseball (Gallery)

Beginning this weekend in Florida, Panini America officials will throw out the proverbial first pitch on the 2015 Panini Spring Training Road Trip, a two-state, cross-country event that enters its second year as an invaluable resource for the company to acquire autographs, images and other content from the best young players in baseball that will drive products all season long.…