Panini, the NFL and NFLPA have signed a long-tern agreement allowing for the cardmaker to produce football cards and stickers starting in June with Prestige Football.
Among the draws of Panini’s Prime Hockey in 2012 are sweater lace cards, hockey helmet cards and the captain “Cs” from game-used jerseys.
For this year’s Americana line, Panini will roll out cards featuring Dwight Eisenhower’s “stars” and gold medal cards.
The expected No. 1 draft pick of the 2012 NFL Draft has signed a trading card agreement with Panini for the 2012 season.
The deal makes Panini America the official baseball card of USA Baseball and grants Panini America exclusive trading card category rights to all USA Baseball marks, as well as the annual Collegiate, 18U and 15U national teams.
After seven years away from the hobby, Titanium Hockey returns in April. As in the past, rookies cards will be limited to the jersey number of the player represented.
Panini Limited Baseball will feature two autographed cards per seven-card pack and bring back “Button” cards.
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is perhaps the most talked about person in the U.S. the past week. And all of the attention is leading to unbelievable prices for his trading cards.
The deal grants Panini America the trading cards rights to use all Hall of Fame inductees as well as all Hall of Fame marks, artifacts and induction ceremony images in six of the company’s baseball card sets per year.
Panini and Gordie Howe have agreed to a new trading card deal, so look for Howe cards in upcoming products. Plus he’s at the NHL Fan Fest today.