Madison Bumgarner & Tim Hudson 2016 Chrome Printing Plate 1/1

This is the first baseball card that I have purchased in a while. I was drawn to it because the 2016 Topps Chrome Madison Bumgarner baseball card features a picture that says a lot in terms of story value to me. The card not only features Madison Bumgarner posing with a smile, but at his side is Tim Hudson.

2016 Topps Chrome #39 Madison Bumgarner 1 of 1 printing plate for the color Yellow

Tim Hudson's MLB career lasted for 17 seasons going from the Athletics, to the Braves, and then the Giants, with the first year of his two year contract in San Francisco seeing him earn his first ever World Series ring.

San Fran Giants pitchers Madison Bumgarner and Tim Hudson became good friends when they became teammates and in 2014 when the Giants were heading into the playoffs making Tim Hudson a World Series champion was stated to be on Bumgarner's list of priorities.

The series that year went all the way to game seven, which Tim Hudson started, making him the oldest pitcher in MLB histo…

Hunter Pence Races Denard Span Home

A picture from NBcCsn bay area Giants news. Iw atched the game and it was quite a funny moment where Span waited to see if a ball was going to get caught, Pence did not, and then they came really close together as they ran home. Posting this because I needed a link to use the pic on a blog posting elsewhere and Photobucket just doesn't work anymore. :P

Clive Barker's Nightbreed #1

Nightbreed is a CLive Barker movie that I enjoyed when I was younger. In the not too distant past they put together a new version of the movie with footage that had been edited out ala more of a director's cut. The old footage returned to the movie really did make a big difference in my opinion, for sure making the ending a better for me. It's an interesting movie to check out.

It's also a comic book series! Clive Barker's material has translated into comic books for some of his other tales as well; Hellraiser and such. Any way, here is a look at a Nightbreed Issue #1 that I currently have in my possession.

Clive Barker's NIGHTBREED issue #1 CGC graded 9.8 with White Pages - Boom! Studios 5/14

Topps Demands 600 HRs

Topps on demand is putting up a set of cards for sale this week that focuses on the 600 HR Club in baseball. I like the premise and yet the execution here is odd to me because their set features who are nowhere near 600 hrs such as:Cody Bellinger, Carlos Correa, etc.

I guess if you want to have fun with a crystal ball type of card and the players do reach 600 Hrs in their career then these make sense. However, there's a good chance they end up as silly as the ole Leaf Heading to the Hall set from the 90s that had the likes of Don Mattingly as a shoo-in. Okay, maybe Mattingly gets in one day as a manager or voted in by veteran committee of pity or something.

Here's the checklist for the 2017 Topps On Demand 600 Home Run Club

1-6 — Albert Pujols Career-defining Home Runs
7 — Hank Aaron (600 Home Run Club)
8 — Alex Rodriguez (600 Home Run Club)
9 — Jim Thome (600 Home Run Club)
10 — Giancarlo Stanton (Chasing 600)
11 — Kris Bryant (Chasing 600)
12 — Carlos Correa (Chasing 600)
13 — Mike…

Underwinter Comic Series 1-4 With Variants

Here is a look at issues 1-4 of the Ray Fawkes comic book UNDERWINTER. I've enjoyed the cover art of the series.

Underwinter #1 Cover A Ray Fawkes
Underwinter #1 Cover B Jeff Lemire
Underwinter #2 Cover A Regular Ray Fawkes Cover
Underwinter #2 Cover B Variant Dustin Nguyen Cover
Underwinter #3 Cover A Ray Fawkes
Underwinter #3 Cover B Chip Zdarsky
Underwinter #4 Cover A Regular Ray Fawkes Cover
Underwinter #4 Cover B Variant Emi Lenox

Babyteeth #1 with Variants

Here is a dark and blurry photo look at the comic book Babyteeth #1. I have the main cover and then two variants. The first one in the row is the Midtown Comics exclusive version.

NamWolf Comic Issues 1-3 with Variants

I've posted about the comic 'Namwolf  before. I have issues #1-3 with the variants. Here's a somewhat dark photo of what those look like. They are in order from left to right 1,2,3, with regular covers on top and variants on the bottom.