Jon Waldman sent this press release in.
Topps Chrome returns to the WWE Ring
Tuesday, June 10 (NEW YORK) – Your favorite superstars, Divas and Legends are about to be Chromed.
After an absence from the Topps WWE product line, Chrome returns for 2014. These premium cards have been favorites in sports for years, dating back to their debut in Topps MLB and Topps NFL series in 1996.
“The Chrome treatment to our popular 2014 Topps WWE base brand series will really stun collectors,” says Colin Walton, Art Director. “metal etching treatments really make the photos pop, while a thicket coating ensures that the cards remain well protected throughout the years.”
All base cards for Topps WWE 2014 Chrome feature biographies and analysis from legendary broadcaster and WWE Hall of Famer “Good Ol’ JR” Jim Ross and feature longtime veterans like John Cena, WWE Legends such as Bruno Sammartino and NXT Prospects, including new NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte.
Of interest to the passionate Topps WWE collector universe will be on-card autographs, including Alicia Fox, Roman Reigns and Kane.
“Collectors have told us that they wanted on-card autographs and we couldn’t think of a better place to bring back these highly coveted chase cards than in Chrome,” Walton says.
Also part of the line up are Chrome Kiss cards and Relics, including swatches of Undertaker’s hat and ring mat from Royal Rumble 2014. Returning to Chrome are Championship Medallion card, featuring metallic reproductions of the current WWE championships.
Topps WWE 2014 Chrome alos features exclusive inserts of Champions Tribute, documenting the careers of heroes of the past like Eddie Guerrero and Mick Foley, as well as Jerry Lawler’s Legends, artistic renditions from the King himself.
Also part of the Chrome lineup are Refractors, X-Fractors and Superfractor parallels and 1-of-1 printing plates.
Topps WWE 2014 Chrome releases in hobby and retail outlets Wednesday, June 11.