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Back in Black: Panini America Reveals First Autograph Arrivals for 2013 Black Football

December 15, 2013

Panini America 2013 Black Football First Autos (14)

By most accounts, Panini America’s premiere installment of Black Football in 2012 delivered some of the most attractive designs of the season, a striking mix of rich, black themes and shimmering foil treatments that created cards that were as fun to look at as they were to pull. For 2013 Black Football, due out in late January, Panini America officials took the best of what worked last year and added some deft new tweaks.

The result is a stunning sequel that includes jumbo, prime-patch 1/1 autographs, the already-ballyhooed Shadow Box Jersey autographs and more. If you thought the pre-ink peek we gave you last month was something, well, you’re right. But in the weeks since, we’ve received the first autographs back in house from several 2013 rookies, including Mike Glennon, Cordarrelle Patterson, Marquise Goodwin, Matt Barkley and more.

They’re all on display in the gallery that follows. Enjoy the images, enjoy the NFL’s Week 15 games today and stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for additional updates on 2013 Black Football.

12 Comments leave one →
  1. December 15, 2013 11:51 am

    Cool design overall, looking forward to seeing a few boxes opened when Black debuts!

  2. Tebowtayum permalink
    December 15, 2013 12:05 pm

    Awesome!!!!!!!!
    I DEFINETLY will have to get those CMike autos!
    Finally nice on card autos.
    Thank You Panini!

  3. Mike Duffy permalink
    December 15, 2013 12:18 pm

    I really like the Jersey Acetates very well done!!!

  4. Pete permalink
    December 15, 2013 1:09 pm

    We need more product like this for BASKETBALL!!! On Card Autos Sweet Patches and boxes that dont cost an arm and leg. I will have to say very nice job here and i also really like the Jersey acetates. Very cool idea, i like how they look like a framed picture. Great job on this on guys!! Now please make it for basketball!!!

  5. December 15, 2013 2:27 pm

    love the mini jersey’s

  6. December 15, 2013 2:59 pm

    Those shadowbox cards are amazing. The regular autos are great too with the dark background.

  7. gregmalloy permalink
    December 15, 2013 3:07 pm

    Patriots just got robed by the the stupid dolphins!!! Sweet cards though

  8. Jamey Feuer permalink
    December 15, 2013 5:36 pm

    Good golly, Bob Marley, those are hotttt!
    The design is impressive; the patch cards and Jersey shadow-box autos are absolutely gorgeous! As an aside, Matt Barkley’s sig’ is beautiful and I’m pleased to see that Cordarelle Patterson now signs “C Patt” as opposed to the “C P” his other auto mem’ cards bear.
    Really sharp product guys. Hope Christine Michael gets his chance!

  9. Ryan K. permalink
    December 15, 2013 9:09 pm

    I am speechless over how absolutely COOL those shadowbox jersey autos are. My first thought? “I NEED ONE”.

  10. December 16, 2013 12:22 am

    ..the 1/1s are especially awesome…

  11. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    December 16, 2013 5:10 am

    I liked the 2012 version, 2013 looks even sweeter!

  12. December 17, 2013 5:26 am

    Great looking set so far, those shadow box autographs really stand out. Thanks Tracy!

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