-10 Rates Rookies
Release Date: December 19, 2018
Donruss Optic Football is back with a chromium finish and is packed with plenty of ink and parallels. Hobby box will include 10 Rookie Cards, 10 Rated Rookie RCs, 10 parallels and four inserts with a colorful rainbow of parallels and inserts.
The base set includes 100 veterans and will have Holo, Aqua (#’d/299), Orange (#’d/199), Blue (#’d/149), Red (#’d/99), Purple (#’d/50), Black Velocity (#’d/25), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5) and 1/1 Gold Vinyl parallels.
The 50 Rated Rookies will have the same rainbow of parallels, as well as Rated Rookie Autos which will be limited to 150 copies or less and features hottest rookies such as Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley, Sam Darnold, and more!
New this year will be 1998 & 1988 Tribute Autographs (#’d/25 or less) which showcases a vintage look with 1-of-1 Gold Vinyl versions.
Fans of the Game features celebrities and popular names such as Chris Evans and Chloe Kim. The base will be limited to 25 copies or less with 1-of-1 Gold Vinyl version.
Rookie Triple Autographs showcases three promising rookie autographs in one single card. This includes names like Sam Darnold, Saquon Barkley, and more!
On the inserts side, there will be Downtown cards which can be found one per case. This features artworks highlighting the team & city of NFL veterans and rookies like Saquon Barkley, Antonio Brown, and Ezekiel Elliott to name a few.
There also will be Rookie Elite Series Autographs (#’d/25 or less) with 1-of-1 Gold Vinyl version. This features some of the most anticipated new faces with their autograph cards.
-5 Numbered Parallels
Release Date: December 12, 2018
Elite once again returns for another season highlighting future stars and hits. This comes with average eight autographs and two memorabilia cards.
The 2018 Panini Elite Extra Edition base set is limited to 999 copies or less including 10 parallels printed on seven substrates.
Base cards will also have Aspirations and Status cards. Aspirations include Red (#’d/150), Orange (#’d/100), Blue (#’d/75), Tie-dye (#’d/25) and 1/1 Gold cards, while Status will have Red (#’d/99), Emerald (#’d/49), Tie-dye (#’d/25) and 1/1 Gold cards.
Hits include Triple Material cards which feature top prospects paired with three swatches. Parallels include Silver (#’d/149 or less), Gold (#’d/99 or less), Red (#’d/49 or less), Purple (#’d/25 or less), Emerald (#’d/10 or less), Blue (#’d/5 or less), and Holo Silver (1/1).
Contenders College Ticket Signatures (#’d/99) features signatures of the game’s future stars from their collegiate days. This includes Holo (#’d/25 or less), Gold (#’d/10 or less) and Gold Vinyl (1/1).
The Future Threads Silhouettes (#’d/299) features autographed memorabilia cards from upcoming biggest stars. Parallels include Gold (#’d/99 or less), Red (#’d/49 or less), Purple (#’d/25 or less), Emerald (#’d/10 or less), Blue (#’d/5 or less), and Holo Silver (1/1) version.
Collectors can find Panini-exclusive Dominican Prospect League players in the base set as well as on autographs and Future Threads Silhouette Autos.
Autographs will be limited to 100 copies or less. This features on-card autographs of top draft picks and current prospects. Parallels include Emerald (#’d/25), Tie-dye (#’d/10), Yellow, Cyan, Magenta, Black, and 1/1 printing plates version.
There also will be Autograph Aspirations and Status Die-Cut. Aspirations will have Purple (#’d/100), Blue (#’d/50), Tie-dye (#’d/5) and 1/1 Gold cards, while Status die-cuts will have Red (#’d/75), Emerald (#’d/25), Tie-dye (#’d/5) and 1/1 Gold atop the standard versions.
New inclusion for this year are Dual Silhouettes cards which features one top prospect with 2 oversized swatches of memorabilia.
Collectors can also find autographs in USA Collegiate Silhouette Autographs and National Team Signatures, which showcases 18U and 15U teams.
-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: 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.
-1 Autograph or Memorabilia
Release Date: November 21, 2018
2018 Panini Playoff Football is back and continues to provide collectors with diverse content featuring star veterans, hot rookies and all-time greats. Every box delivers two autographs, two memorabilia cards, 12 RCs, 20 inserts, and four parallels.
The base set consists of 300 cards, 200 of which are Veterans and 100 are Rookie Cards. Parallels include First Down (#’d/99), Third Down (#’d/25), Fourth Down (#’d/10) and Touchdown (1/1).
Hall of Fame Autographs showcases most notable players, while the Rookie Autographs and Rookie Autographs Variations features an array of the newest NFL players.
The Contenders Rookie Ticket Autographs Preview and Optic Rated Rookie Autographs showcase a preview of later releases with all of them limited to no more than 24 copies or less.
Hits include Game Day Signatures which features a checklist of veteran stars with Fourth Down (#’d/10) and 1/1 Touchdown versions.
Touchdown Tandems Autographs features a combination of best players of past and present.
On the memorabilia side, there are Game Day Memorabilia cards with prime (#’d/50) variations as well as Accolades cards for award-winners. This also has prime versions.