November 6, 2018 | Vol. 19 Issue 22
In this issue:
  Taking My Hacks: The Global Appeal of Non-Sports Collectibles
  Collecting the 2000 Pokémon Neo Genesis 1st Edition Set – The Dawn of a "Neo" Era
  Collecting the 2002 Pokémon Legendary Collection Set – An Issue Finally Worthy of Its Name
  Upcoming Shows
  Collectors Club Monthly Specials

Taking My Hacks: The Global Appeal of Non-Sports Collectibles
Diversity is one of our hobby’s greatest characteristics. For those that are not interested in athletics, there is a world of non-sports cards that are every bit as fascinating as anything to do with a ball, bat, puck, or club. In the following SMR piece, Joe Orlando discusses the impact of non-sports cards on the hobby and why he believes they are so popular with collectors worldwide.

Collecting the 2000 PokÉmon Neo Genesis 1st Edition Set – The Dawn of a "Neo" Era
Issued 18 years ago, Pokémon Neo Genesis remains a favorite with collectors. As the inaugural second-generation set and containing the first cards of many popular Pokémon, Neo Genesis is a core component to many fine collections. SMR talks to the experts to get their thoughts on Neo Genesis and its place in the Pokémon genre.

Collecting the 2002 PokÉmon Legendary Collection Set – An Issue Finally Worthy of Its Name
In the sports world it might be considered a hall of fame set, but in terms of Pokémon, it is simply Legendary. Love it or hate it, there is no debating the fact that these cards have the interest of collectors. SMR reviews 2002 Pokémon Legendary’s all-star line-up and the handful of innovations that maintain the set’s importance today.

What Are My PokÉmon Cards Worth?
What best represents your interest in collecting Pokémon cards?
  1. I like the artwork
  2. I play the game
  3. Nostalgia – It reminds me of my childhood
  4. The investment potential
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