Release Date: January 30, 2018
Optic is back for another NBA season with one autograph in every box. Having the same format with the previous season, 2018-19 Donruss Optic Basketball one insert card or parallel in every pack.
The base set size wasn’t revealed yet but it includes Holo, Orange (#’d/199), Lime Green (#’d/149), Red (#’d/99), Pink Velocity (#’d/79), Blue (#’d/49), Black Velocity (#’d/39), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5) and 1/1 Gold Vinyl.
Rated Rookie autographs will be signed on-card with Hobby-only Holo, Blue (#’d/49), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5), and Gold Vinyl (1/1) Prizm parallels.
Inserts include Retro Series, All Clear For Takeoff and Wishful Thinking with Holo, Red (#’d/99), Blue (#’d/49), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5), and 1/1 Gold Vinyl parallels. There also will be All-Stars, The Rookies and All Heart.
Veterans, retired greats and rookies will be featured in Hall Dominators, Rookie Dominators, and Dominators signatures sets.
-1 On-card Autograph
Release Date: February 6, 2018
Panini’s brand new product takes a simple approach, a one-card pack and collectors will get one on-card autograph per box. All autographs will be on-card highlighting the Top 2018 NFL Rookies, present stars, and outstanding retired legends.
Rookie Patch Autographs features custom embossed card stock, on-card autograph, and oversized patches. This will be limited to no more than 199 copies with Blue (#’d/99), Bronze (#’d/49), Red (#’d/25), Gold (#’d/10), Platinum (#’d/5) and 1/1 Black versions.
Rookie Dual Patch cards and Premium Rookie Patches will have the same rainbow of parallels with Rookie Patch Autos.
There will be Rookie Autographs and Quad Patch Autos, too. Both are limited to 199 copies and will have the same rainbow of parallels including Blue (#’d/99), Bronze (#’d/49), Red (#’d/25), Gold (#’d/10), Platinum (#’d/5) and 1/1 Black versions.
There also will be Patch Autograph Variation featuring a classic dark design on acetate with Bronze (#’d/49), Red (#’d/25), Gold (#’d/10), Platinum (#’d/5) and 1/1 Black versions. Dual Patch Autograph will have the same rainbow of parallels.
Shadowbox autographs set features top players like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Randy Moss and Emmitt Smith among them.
Release Date: January 23, 2018
Similar with last year’s set, 2018/19 Panini Crown Royale Basketball should come with one autograph and a memorabilia card. Crown Royale will feature a mix of popular sets all in a single product.
Details for the base set weren’t revealed yet, but Panini guarantees a robust base set with the classic Crown Royale die-cut design. Parallels include Crystal numbered as low as 1-of-1.
This release includes Silhouettes and Rookie Silhouettes that feature on-card autographs and a massive memorabilia swatch for veterans and rookies with prime swatches (#’d/25) along with “super prime” versions.
Collectors can also find Rookie Jersey Autographs, with Prime and Super Prime versions along with a rookie jersey and veteran jersey card with prime and tag versions. The classic Crown Autographs will also make an appearance here.
Inserts include various selection such as Panini’s Choice, Mamba’s Choice, Rookie Royalty, Pacific Marquee, Kaboom! and Power in the Paint.
Release Date: March 27, 2018
Gypsy Queen returns for another season featuring a colorful retro look, wide-ranging base card set, unique parallels, and “unannounced hidden gems.” 2019 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball comes with two autographs in every box.
The 300-card base set covers rookies and veterans featuring a mix of past and present players. Parallels include Missing Nameplate, Indigo (#’d/250), Black & White (#’d/50; Hobby only), Red (#’d/10) and Black (1/1) parallels.
Gypsy Queen baseball includes a number of unique insert subsets. Jackie Robinson Day Image Variations showcases current players wearing #42 jersey to pay homage to Jackie Robinson. The Short Printed Base Cards highlights retired players and all-time greats. Among the inserts are Fortune Tellers Minis with Indigo (#’d/250), Green (#’d/99) and 1/1 Black versions. Also, the all-new Player’s Weekend variations featuring current stars in their Player’s Weekend Uniform. Returning this year, Tarot of the Diamond with Indigo and Black versions.
Gypsy Queen Autographs features autographs of active veterans, rookies, and MLB retired greats. Parallels include Indigo (#’d/150), Black & White (#’d/50; Hobby only), and Black (1/1) parallels.
Mini Rookie Autographs will be limited to just 99 copies with Black & White (#’d/50) and 1/1 Black parallels. Also in the mix will be Fortune Teller Mini Autos and Jackie Robinson Day Image Variation Autos. Each will have 1/1 Black versions, while the Robinson Black & White versions will be limited to no more than 42 copies.
Gypsy Queen comes with Auto Relics too, with Autograph Garments (#’d/50) with jersey or bat pieces and 1/1 Black parallels along with autographed patch books (#’d/20), Pull-up Sock Auto Relics (#’d/10) and Bases Around the League Auto Relics (#’d/20).
Other inclusions are Power Performers Portrait Art Patch sketch cards and a new type of box-toppers, a chrome card showcasing design work of the Gypsy Queen era. Parallels include Indigo (#’d/150), Gold (#’d/50), Red (#’d/5), Superfractor (1/1) and autographs (#’d/25).
Blaster box bonus packs will have five Green parallels and can be found in other retail packs. Also, retail-only will be Green Tarot of the Diamond cards (#’d/99) found in all three formats, 24-pack display boxes, blasters and value packs.
Release Date: December 7, 2018
Prizms returns to the hardwood for another season with a plenty of Prizms in every box along with autographs and a rainbow of new rookies and NBA veterans. Just like the previous year’s format, 2018-19 Panini Prizm Basketball delivers two autographs and 22 Prizm parallels in every box.
Featuring a 300-card base set, Prizm rainbow includes Silver, Gold and Black version along with several other colors. Collectors can find numbered versions from 299 all the way down to 1-of-1 versions.
Among the autos will be Signatures, Rookie Signatures, and Sensational Signatures with parallels including Prizms Mojo, Prizms Gold (#’d/10), and Prizms Black 1/1.
Inserts include All Day, Luck of the Lottery, Freshman Phenoms, Get Hyped!, Dominance, Go Hard or Go Home, Fireworks, and That’s Savage.