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Single Issues
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Non-Sport Update CURRENT ISSUE
Current IssueIf you would like to try us out but can't find a copy locally at a newsstand or hobby store, here's your chance to sample Non-Sport Update for just $5.99 plus postage. You'll receive our latest issue including the price guide and promotional cards mailed first-class (via air mail when shipped overseas) direct to you!

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Price Guides and Reference
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Cigarette Card Values coverCigarette Card Values 2014/2015
New!
This invaluable guide, compiled by Martin Murray, is a must have reference book for collectors, dealers, auctioneers, and all those interested in the subject. The book is divided into three parts: 1) All known issues by British-based tobacco companies; 2) Issues from Overseas tobacco manufacturers; and 3) Trade cards from manufacturers such as Topps, A. & B.C., Brooke Bond & Co. LTD, and other cards issued with items other than tobacco. All prices are listed in Pound Sterling.

Please Note: Sorry, but at this time, we are only able to accept orders for this item for customers in the USA.

$17.00
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$6.00 S&H
The Vintage Trading Card Price Guide coverThe Vintage Trading Card Price Guide
New!
The Vintage Trading Card Price Guide (by Todd Frye) includes over 400 card and sticker sets for the years of 1960 to 1985 along with more then 320 illustrations. Information, history, descriptions, and prices of every set are included. Beginning collectors can spend hours poring over all of the fascinating card and sticker sets going back to the 1960s while advanced collectors get detailed information on more obscure card issues in this 274 page book (full color cover; black-and-white interior pages).
$24.95
Garbage Gang magazine coverGarbage Gang Official Movie Magazine
No Garbage Pail Kids collection is complete without the original movie tie-in magazine, produced in 1987 by a Topps employee. The magazine is full-color and features the complete movie story, two pull-out posters, and Mackenzie Astin pin-ups.
$25.00

The White AlbumThe White Album: Images Inspired by the Songs of the Beatles
What a great book! This 62-page hard cover book features the work of 13 different artists, many of whom will be familiar to card collectors (Spencer Brinkerhoff III, Matt Busch, Nicole Falk, Grant Gould, Gabe Hernandez, Leah Mangue, Jamie Snell, Russell Walks, John Watkins-Chow, and others), showcase original artwork inspired by songs of The Beatles. Whether you are a fan of The Beatles, a fan of great art, or a sketch card fan, you'll love this book.

BONUS! All copies of The White Album we are selling have been personally autographed by project leader, Russell Walks.

$22.00
     

ENSEC CoverThe Encyclopedia of Non-Sport & Entertainment Trading Cards Volume 1, 1985-2006
The Encyclopedia of Non-Sport & Entertainment Trading Cards Volume 1 covers cards from 1985 to 2006. This 528-page book is printed in full color. Its the book collectors have been waiting for! Inside are descriptions, price guide values, and checklists for more then 1,700 card series including base, chase (sketch, autographs, memorabilia, holograms, prism, stickers, etc.) and promo cards. The book contains nearly 2,000 color images of cards from the two decades covered. There are also 3 extensive indexes included listing artists, sketch card artists, and autographers with the series they appear in. Two pictorial galleries show a variety of sketch and autograph cards. This is a must-have reference book for all collectors. Click on the book cover above to see a larger version. See special 'Encyclopedia' page here.

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$25.00 plus postage ($5-USA, $8 - CAN, $15 - overseas)


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Variant Issues
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Arrow Season 1 Variant CoverNon-Sport Update Vol. 25, #6 Arrow Season 1 Variant cover

NOW SHIPPING! Purchase a copy of this very limited-edition version of the Dec '14/Jan '15 issue featuring an Arrow Season 1 cover and an exclusive Cryptozoic Entertainment Arrow Season 1 promo card (number P2). Only 250 copies (and cards) have been produced and each card is numbered. This show commemorative was produced as a convention special for the November 2014 MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia show held in the UK. Did you miss the show? We've got you covered. A limited number of copies are available for Non-Sport Update readers and wesbsite visitors via the NSU Online Store.

Please Note The Following:
Shipping will be added at end of order and is as follows (1 copy/2+ copies): US $4/$6; Canada $6/$7; Overseas $7/$9.

$15.00

Downton Abbey Foil Variant CoverNon-Sport Update Vol. 24, #6 Downton Abbey foil Variant cover

NOW SHIPPING! Purchase a copy of this very limited-edition version of the Dec '13/Jan '14 issue featuring a silver-foil cover and an exclusive Cryptozoic Entertainment Downton Abbey Seasons 1 & 2 silver-foil promo card (number P1). Only 300 copies (and cards) have been produced. This show commemorative was produced as a convention special for the November 2013 Memorabilia Birmingham show held in the UK. Missed the show? We've got you covered. A limited number of copies are available for Non-Sport Update readers and wesbsite visitors via the NSU Online Store.

Please Note The Following:
Shipping will be added at end of order and is as follows (1 copy/2+ copies): US $4/$6; Canada $6/$7; Overseas $7/$9.

$15.00
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Special Items
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Bench Warmer Autographed Deluxe versionNon-Sport Update Bench Warmer Autographed Deluxe Feb/Mar '15 issue
Purchase the deluxe autographed version of our Feb/Mar '15 issue. This version has been personally autographed by Bench Warmer cover model Tiffany Toth and comes complete with all 18 Bench Warmer Dreamgirls promos. Also included is a certificate of authenticity. Only 100 editions have been produced and each COA is numbered. View Larger image

$99.99 plus postage ($6-USA, $21-Canada,
$25-Overseas)


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You Have Doubles - Jay Lynch Metal Card"You Have Doubles" metal card featuring art by Jay Lynch
This metal card featuring art by Jay Lynch (Wacky Packages, Garbage Pail Kids, Otto's Orange Day) premiered at the Spring 2014 Philly Non-Sports Card Show and was a big hit. Only 100 metal cards were made and there are only a few left. Each card is sequentially numbered on the back. Get yours before they are all gone!

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$10.00
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$4.00 S&H for U.S. & Overseas

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Philly CardsPhilly Non-Sports Card Show promos
We're offering an assortment of the red-border Philly Cards from the Philly Non-Sports Card Show. We have cards going all the way back to the start. Purchase cards in 5 and 10 card assortments (Please note: You'll receive an assortment of cards. Unfortunately, we are unable to take requests for specific cards). Choose quantity below.

$20 for 5 cards (plus $2 shipping)

$35 for 10 cards (plus $4 for shipping)



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60th Philly Non-Sports Card Show T-Shirt60th Philly Non-Sports Card Show T-Shirt
Commemorate the 60th Philly Non-Sports Card Show with this specially designed t-shirt. The art was created by George Wright (Wacky Packages). Click on the thumbnail image above to see a larger version of the t-shirt front design.

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Milwaukee Public Museum Dinosaur CardsMilwaukee Public Museum Dinosaur Cards
Here's a chance to purchase this little known card series. Each set includes 28 cards. The cards were printed over several years starting in 1982 and features art by Thomas Shea and card text by Geologist Diane Gabriel. The complete series has some duplicate card numbers and short prints and was very difficult to complete unless you were an insider. Here's your opportunity to get them all!

$25.00
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Garbage Pail Kids 2014 Wall CalendarGarbage Pail Kids 2014 Wall Calendar
New!This first-ever 16-month Garbage Pail Kids calendar features many of the most popular images from Series 1 through 5 of the original Garbage Pail Kids sticker series from 1985 and 1986. Plus, it contains four exclusive Garbage Pail Kids stickers!

Please Note: Sorry, but at this time, we are only able to accept orders for this item for customers in the USA.

$10.50
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John Carter of Mars by Joe JuskoJohn Carter of Mars promo card with art by Joe Jusko
To commemorate the very first Pop Art Con, Non-Sport Update commissioned Joe Jusko to create this very special, limited-edition John Carter of Mars promo card. Postage is included for U.S. and is just $1 elsewhere.

BONUS: Order a John Carter of Mars card and receive two exclusive Pop Art Con promo cards of our choice. Cards may include Bettie Page Box 2, Blood and Glory, Tarzan 100th Anniversary, Red Sonja, Bench Warmer, Deadworld, and Grimm.

$15.00
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Mars Attacks Homage Card Uncut Sheet with art by Jay LynchMars Attacks Homage Card Uncut Sheet with art by Jay Lynch
Original 1994 uncut sheet of Non-Sport Update Mars Attacks homage promo cards. Each sheet features all 8 versions of the card and contains 20 cards in total (some cards are duplicated). Each sheet is hand-signed by Jay Lynch! This is the first time these have been offered and very limited quantities exist.

Please Note: Shipping and Handling is $6.00 to the U.S. Canada and Overseas customers, please email for postage.

$59.95
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Gotta Pea?Gotta Pea "Pea-View" Set
Now Shipping! The Gotta Pea? Pea-View set features 12 cards by artist Douglas Ian Koozer. A special 13th card includes autographs by the artist at a rate of one-in-ten. The series features cards from four fun categories and is limited to just 1,000 sets. Click on the image above to see a larger version or click here for a second sample. Or click here for our "Gotta Pea?" page.

Postage in U.S. and Canada is $1.00 (50 cents per additional set). For overseas order, the charge is $2.00 ($1.00 per additional set).

$12.00 plus postage

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2005 NSU Convention Cards2005 NSU Convention Cards
Order your own set of 2005 NSU Convention Cards! This six-card set has been produced for the six conventions NSU is exhibiting out throughout 2005. Those who visit us at one of the show will get a card free* and those who subscribe or renew at the shows will get a set free*! For those who are unable to attend one of the shows, here's your chance to get the complete set. We hope to see many of you at the shows!

The six 2005 conventions are Pittsburgh Toy, Comic & Childhood Collectibles Show (Jul. 30-31; Monroeville, PA), New Jersey/New York Entertainment Card Show (Aug. 26-27; Secaucus, NJ), Chicagoland Entertainment Collector's Expo (Sep. 16-18; Itasca, IL), Philly Non-Sports Card Show (Oct. 7-8; Mt. Laurel, NJ), Las Vegas Coin, Stamp, & Collectibles Show (Oct. 28-30; Las Vegas, NV), and Memorabilia (Nov. 26-27; Birmingham, England).

Our Convention Card promos feature the NSU 15-Year Anniversary cover art by fan-favorite artist John Czop. The back of the cards features each city's skyline in dramatic form. Click on the image above for larger view.

PLEASE NOTE: We will only accept orders for no more then two sets per person. Postage will be $1.00 per set and will be automatically added on to the set price.

* While supplies last.

$9.95

Non-Sport Update Promo PuzzlersNon-Sport Update Promo Puzzlers
Order your own set of Promo Puzzler cards! These cards were produced for five shows Non-Sport Update exhibited at in September through November of 2003. Did you miss some (or all) of the shows? Here's your chance to order a complete set of the cards.

Our Promo Puzzler cards feature great art and riddles by famed artist Jay Lynch. The fronts are all the same and ask a riddle about each city. All card backs are different and include the answer to your city's "puzzler."

PLEASE NOTE: We will only accept orders for no more then two sets per person. Sets are subject to prior sellout. Postage will be $1.00 per set and will be automatically added on to the set price.

$9.95
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Wacky Packages Items
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Wacky Packages CalendarWacky Packages - 2010 Wall Calendar
Show off your love of Wacky Packages with this 2010 16-month wall calendar featuring the most popular stickers of all time, along with fun facts (written by Jay Lynch). Four exclusive Wacky Packages stickers are included.

Please Note: Please order this order separately. Sorry, but at this time, we are only able to accept orders for this item for customers in the USA and Canada only.

$17.50
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The Beat Goes On (And On)
The Beat Goes On (And On)The book that started it all. A comprehensive guide to Wacky Packages including: checklists for more than 30 series, complete history, alphabetical index for the original 16 series, information on the artists, and never-before-seen roughs. This 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 48-page book includes 16 pages of color.
$9.95
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Non-Sport Update Back Issues
All available back issues are offered at their original cover price ($5.99 for issues published in 2009 and after) plus postage. See the "shipping rates and policies" link at the top of this page for postage rates.

Click on the magazine cover for the issue's complete table of contents and promo images.

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Vol. 25, #6 Vol. 25, No. 6 - more articles & promo images15 Years of Rittenhouse Archives
American Horror Story, Arrow Season One, Star Trek Aliens, Hello Kitty 40th Ann.
•  Downton Abbey: Seasons 3 & 4† (P1)
•  DC Comics Super Villains† (P1)
Dangerous Divas Series 2† (P2)
The Monster Times† ‡
The Melty Misfits 2nd Series† (P3)
Vol. 26, #1 Vol. 26, No. 1 - more articles & promo imagesBench Warmer Dreamgirls
2015 Trading Card Preview, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Star Wars Sneak Peek
•  Arrow Season 1† (CP1)
•  Sleepy Hollow Season 1† (P2)
Basil Wolverton Barflyze† ‡
Bench Warmer Dreamgirls† ‡
Vol. 26, #2 Vol. 26, No. 2 - more articles & promo imagesBates Motel Season 2
Sons of Anarchy Seasons 4 & 5, Garbage Pail Kids 2015, Steve Jackson Games
•  Game of Thrones Season 4† (P2)
•  Sons of Anarchy Seasons 4 & 5† (P1)
Chronicles of The Three Stooges Series Three† ‡
Bates Motel Season 2† (PROMO NSU)
Vol. 26, #3 Vol. 26, No. 3 - more articles & promo imagesThe Big Bang Theory
The Avengers: Silver Age, Mars Attacks: Occupation, 2015 James Bond Archives,
•  Star Trek: Voyager Heroes & Villains† (P2)
•  Ghostbusters† (P1)
Mars Attacks Occupation† (KS1)
Arrested Development† (P1)
Vol. 26, #4 Vol. 26, No. 4 - more articles & promo imagesGarbage Pail Kids 30th Ann.
Firefly The Verse, Ghostbusters, Star Trek: Voyager Heroes & Villains
•  Penny Dreadful Season 1† ‡
•  Chronicles of The Three Stooges Series Four† ‡
Outlander Season 1† (P1)
Vol. 26, #5 Vol. 26, No. 5 - more articles & promo imagesThe Halloween Issue
Journey to The Force Awakens, Dexter Seasons 7 & 8, Jurassic Domination
•  Orphan Black Season 1†
•  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies† ‡
Various RRParks CARDS 1‡
Vol. 26, #6 Vol. 26, No. 6 - more articles & promo imagesThe Force Awakens
Doctor Who, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
•  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Two†
•  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies† ‡
Japanese Horror Yoshitoshi 3D† ‡
Vol. 27, #1 Vol. 27, No. 1 - more articles & promo imagesThe Walking Dead
Garbage Pail Kids, 2016 Trading Card Preview, Star Trek: TOS 50th Anniversary
•  The Walking Dead Season 4 Set 1† ‡
•  Blood Drive: The Parody Collection†
Chronicles of The Three Stooges Series Five† ‡
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‡ indicates various promos (cards, stickers, caps, etc.) were inserted; promos that do not have a number indicated are unnumbered.


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