Must-See: A Detailed First Look at the Upcoming 2021 Panini Black Football

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon to a hobby shop or online retailer near you. Today, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring the striking return of Panini Black Football. In the extensive product preview that follows, we’ll showcase a bevy of preliminary…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Breaks Four Early Boxes of 2017 Pantheon Football

You've seen the early autograph returns. You've seen the expanded Quality Control Gallery. Tomorrow, you'll finally be able to hold Panini America's 2017 Pantheon Football in your very own hands. But first, we're going to take you on one more preview journey by revealing the contents of some early boxes. The inaugural edition of Pantheon Football pays tribute to the game's…

Black Box Intrigue: Panini America Readies Rare Gems for 2013 Industry Summit

With the 2013 Industry Summit now less than a week away (man, that year went fast), Panini America officials — including project point man Scott Prusha — have steadfastly been putting the finishing touches on the legendary Black Boxes that have come to virtually define one of the sports collectibles industry’s most important events. The showstopping Black Boxes provide an explosive conclusion to the…

The Drool Gallery: Panini America Previews Special Super Bowl XLVII Promo Set

Super Bowl XLVII will present a sibling rivalry of epic proportions when Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers battle John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens for the right to achieve NFL immortality in New Orleans. In a game that promises to be rife with juicy story lines (hey, aren't they all?), there's one in particular that will pack special appeal for Panini America collectors:…

Rare Printing Plates Give Panini America’s 2012 Score Football Serious Staying Power

Traditionally speaking, most collectors look at mainstream, low-price-point trading card products as being low on bells, whistles and secondary-market value, too. But 2012 Score Football has proven to be far from traditional in the three months since its release. After all, it's not every day -- if ever -- that a 99-cent pack has the potential to deliver so much bang…

Drool Gallery: 2011 Crown Royale Football Calling All Captains Materials Prime

Among the myriad things to appreciate about the new 2011 Crown Royale Football set that released earlier this week, you can place the Calling All Captains Materials Prime insert high on the list. From the unique "C" die-cut to the unmistakable medieval inspiration of the design to the top-notch checklist of players, Calling All Captains brings a lot to the table. Throw in…