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Old 04-18-2018, 09:16 PM   #1
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Default Upper Deck Avengers Infinity War this Summer?

I was reading the latest non sport update and there was a one page blurb on a summer release confirmed by upper decks William Sobel.

Not much more info on the set itself but said next issue there will be more information.

Man, the possibility of what autos that could be maybe found here. You would think that this release would be the one they really like to knock out of the park.

And I guess will be sandwiched in between the X-men and masterpiece releases.

Does this set excite you? Iím cautiously optimistic.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:18 PM   #2
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I was reading the latest non sport update and there was a one page blurb on a summer release confirmed by upper decks William Sobel.

Not much more info on the set itself but said next issue there will be more information.

Man, the possibility of what autos that could be maybe found here. You would think that this release would be the one they really like to knock out of the park.

And I guess will be sandwiched in between the X-men and masterpiece releases.

Does this set excite you? Iím cautiously optimistic.
Well, they couldn't even get the new Spiderman to sign, so who knows.

Best bet would be a super high end transcendence/stellar type set with all the big marvel names.

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Old 04-18-2018, 09:25 PM   #3
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they should go all out and go high end. I would happily pay Marvel Premier money per box if they got ALL the big signers to sign. Downey, Boseman, The ScarJo they mocked up on a sell sheet and then never delivered, Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Brie Larson, Brolin ect ect. Make signatures on thicker card stock, I won't even bitch if its sticker autos. I just want one set where I can collect all the marvel autos in the same design.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:36 PM   #4
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Thing is I made the same assumption when Age of Ultron came out. Got a couple cases and then the set was pretty underwhelming. Upper Deck is just too much of a gamble with very little value put in boxes. I keep hoping we see sets like the first couple Thor sets, Guardians 1, Avengers 1. But nothing has been that good in quite a while.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:41 PM   #5
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Thing is I made the same assumption when Age of Ultron came out. Got a couple cases and then the set was pretty underwhelming. Upper Deck is just too much of a gamble with very little value put in boxes. I keep hoping we see sets like the first couple Thor sets, Guardians 1, Avengers 1. But nothing has been that good in quite a while.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:45 PM   #6
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Thing is I made the same assumption when Age of Ultron came out. Got a couple cases and then the set was pretty underwhelming. Upper Deck is just too much of a gamble with very little value put in boxes. I keep hoping we see sets like the first couple Thor sets, Guardians 1, Avengers 1. But nothing has been that good in quite a while.

I agree but this movie is a whole new vibe. 10 years culmination into these movies. If upper deck ever had a chance to redeem themselves it’s this release.

Lack of autos I don’t put all blame on them.. I watched one interview where Tom Holland really wasn’t into signing stuff. Kind hard get someone to sign that doesn’t want to.

And sure like some info on Black Panther set. Not like any secrets to reveal.

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Old 04-18-2018, 10:04 PM   #7
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If they can get the entire cast to sign then sure, otherwise you get Spiderman Homecoming or you get GOTG 2 and Thor Ragnarok, which werent bad but didnt have the full cast and devalued the signers they do have like Saldana, Bautista and Hemsworth.

I would love a quad auto with RDJ, Ruffalo, Hemsworth and Evans but I doubt UD can pull it off.
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Old 04-18-2018, 10:07 PM   #8
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Pointless. I won't be burned by another UD non sports product again. I see no fun opening a box for over $100 and getting a $5 relic and a no name auto, if I'm lucky. Sorry UD rep that I've had PMs with, no interest here unless you get MAIN CAST AUTOs like we discussed. No, I'm not talking about Chris Hemsworth either. Thats not good enough anymore to get my continued business.
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Old 04-18-2018, 10:09 PM   #9
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I’m breaking a case of this if they get some new top tier signers. They’ve already had Chris Pratt, Hemsworth, Evans... is there any chance they give us 5-6 big signers with a cast this large?

I was going to buy a case of Homecoming... but then realized 85 percent of the autos were worth 5 dollars. Man, that product was terrible imo. I thought the auto designs were incredibly ugly.

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Old 04-18-2018, 10:12 PM   #10
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They will have to pony up big cash to get the bigger signers....I really hope they dont go all out on say RDJ but then water it down with not much else, they will get people to buy because of a shot at RDJ but most of the breaks will be brutal. If they want to really wow and redeem themselves get as many of the main cast as they can. I know Ruffalo and Holland are not big on signing but if you can get everyone else that will be enough for everyone easily.


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I’m breaking a case of this if they get some new top tier signers. They’ve already had Chris Pratt, Hemsworth, Evans... is there any chance they give us 5-6 big signers with a cast this week?

I was going to buy a case of Homecoming... but then realized 85 percent of the autos were worth 5 dollars. Man, that product was terrible imo. I thought the auto designs were incredible ugly.
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Old 04-18-2018, 10:32 PM   #11
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They will have to pony up big cash to get the bigger signers....I really hope they dont go all out on say RDJ but then water it down with not much else, they will get people to buy because of a shot at RDJ but most of the breaks will be brutal. If they want to really wow and redeem themselves get as many of the main cast as they can. I know Ruffalo and Holland are not big on signing but if you can get everyone else that will be enough for everyone easily.
If they fill a set like this with small-time signers this will be the an incredibly disappointing release. There are so many exciting signers they have to choose from, I really hope they don't drop the ball. I can think of at least 20 signers I'd be happy to see on the checklist.
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Old 04-18-2018, 10:43 PM   #12
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It does not. Nothing they have done recently even remotely would indicate they'll pull off anything like Guardians 1, Thor Dark World and a couple others, as noted above. I busted something like 10 cases of GOTG 1 and probably around 6 Thor DW. I have absolutely no idea what compelled me to not buy anything of theirs since then, but it's been a great decision.
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Old 04-18-2018, 11:21 PM   #13
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If they fill a set like this with small-time signers this will be the an incredibly disappointing release. There are so many exciting signers they have to choose from, I really hope they don't drop the ball. I can think of at least 20 signers I'd be happy to see on the checklist.
Agreed, they can do really well with this set if they get the right people, relics are neat and all but the autos can drive the product, if they can hit a home run people will have faith in Upper Deck again.
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Old 04-19-2018, 12:04 AM   #14
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If this set was coming out next week I'd buy loads as it would be easy to sell my dupes, and offset the cost of a master or mini-master set. But as it be out in 3 months time, when the hype has died down, i'll just aim to get a base set for myself and a couple spots in a group break

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