Topps reveals its plans for New York Comic Con with promo cards, a scavenger hunt, digital trading cards and more


Topps is excited to head to New York Comic Con, which will be held the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from Oct. 5-8, showcasing its many entertainment products through its physical and digital trading cards. Topps will be located at booth #454.

Santa Cruz Skateboards will set up alongside Topps and will debut its Garbage Pail Kids-inspired decks as a blind bag item. Check out all the different types of decks that Santa Cruz has to offer and be one of the first to get your hands on them.

At select times throughout the convention, Topps will have special guests signing autographs at the booth, including a two Star Wars actors, a GPK artists and Topps digital trading card Matt Petz. Fans are encouraged to get to the Topps booth early to get a ticket to ensure their spot in line to get autographs.

Jerome Blake, who played a number of characters in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, will sign autographs on Thursday. The time is still to be determined. We will update the post when the time is confirmed.

In addition, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, who voiced for the Fifth Brother in Star Wars Rebels will sign on Friday and Saturday.

Garbage Pail Kids artist Joe Simko will also be on hand, along with renowned artist Matt Petz, who is a Topps Digital Artist.

Autograph Schedule

  • Thursday: Jerome Blake - (12-2 p.m. ET)
  • Friday: Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (12-2 p.m. ET)
  • Friday: Matt Petz (3 p.m. ET)
  • Saturday: Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ET)
  • Saturday Joe Simko (1:30-2:30 p.m. ET)
  • Friday: Matt Petz (3 p.m. ET)

Topps Digital Apps

  • All Day: Play Topps BUNT’s Batter Up for the chance to win both in-app prizes and Topps swag!
  • Every day from 2:30 – 7:00 P.M. ET: Trade with Topps Admin for an EXCLUSIVE NYCC Star Wars Card Trader, The Walking Dead Card Trader, and WWE SLAM Card Trader insert variant!
  • Friday and Saturday starting at 3:00 P.M. ET: Join Matt Petz, our very own Star Wars Card Trader artist, for a hand-drawn sketch of a soon to be fan favorite from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Last Jedi!


Special Promo Cards

Each day, fans can stop by the Topps booth to get a special promo card highlighting one of Topps' great entertainment products, while supplies last

  • Thursday: The Walking Dead
  • Friday: Star Wars
  • Saturday: Garbage Pail Kids
  • Sunday: Mysticons


Topps/Sphero Exclusive Pack Chase (Thursday – Sunday)

Topps, Topps Digital and Sphero have partnered for an exciting scavenger hunt to give New York Comic-Con fans exclusive trading cards featuring Star Wars droids. To get your exclusive pack, while supplies last, get your NYCC Passport card featuring Topps and Sphero stamped in three places by following the instructions on the card.

The four-card pack will feature droids from the Star Wars universe, including a very special reveal.


Box Breaks

Topps will open a number of different physical trading card boxes throughout the show including GPK, Star Wars, The Walking Dead and more.

Box Break Schedule

    • Thursday: Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, and WWE.
    • Friday: Topps Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    • Saturday: Garbage Pail Kids, Mars Attacks!
    • Sunday: WWE

Stop by the Topps booth (#454) for all the great fun we have planned at New York Comic Con.

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