Category: News

Oct 18

PJ’s Sports Cards

Welcome to Shop Talk – a place where I check out local trading card stores and give my impression of what the proprietor has to offer.  Today we’re going to check out PJ’s Sports Cards located in my hometown of Chula Vista.  It’s a tiny shop nestled between a few other small business and is …

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Sep 03

Pack Wrappers

As you collect cards you may come across some packs that have a real nice design and think to yourself, “Hey, this pack wrapper is nicer than the card – they should’ve made that into a card!”  I’ve been saving pack wrappers of my physical cards since I restarted my collection back in 2014.  However, …

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Aug 09

Good To Be Home

I’m back at the house and it’s good to be home.  Although there’s a ton of work to be done in getting the place in order, I still would rather spend all my free time opening packs and writing about the finds.  As you’ve probably noticed by now, I’ve only been writing about eCards as …

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Jul 25

Comic-Con 2017

Comic-Con concluded last weekend and although we didn’t get badges to view the exhibits, there was plenty of entertainment to see in the Gaslamp Quarter.  Live bands paraded the streets while fans dressed as their favorite characters took photos with those passing by.  We saw Captain Kirk and Spock from Star Trek, Eleven and the …

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Feb 03

Stuck On Hoffman?

This week I visited my older sister, having a nice chat about the family, fixing her computer, and eating some delicious chocolate.  On my way out, her daughter gave me a small stack of Padres cards, they’re from the 2008 Topps Team Set (the card numbers with the “SAD” designation).  It was a real nice …

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