This coming weekend sees the first Topps DigiCon, which celebrates collectors from across the various Topps Digital Apps including from the GFFA the ever awesome Ashley Eckstein and The Empire Strikes Back‘s John Ratzenberger.
Topps’ DigiCon 2020 will kick off on Thursday, August 27 and run through Sunday, August 30 from 11:30am ET – 5:00 pm ET every day. There are plans to feature at least one headlining Topps app presentation daily with additional content throughout the weekend. The current schedule of events includes:
Thursday, August 27:
• 11:30 am: Virtual pre-recorded greeting from Topps CEO, Michael Brandstaedter.
• 12:00 pm: Live interview with actress, voice actress and fashion designer Ashley Eckstein. Best known for voicing the role of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ashley will give fans a look inside a Galaxy Far Far Away.
• 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Live interview with notable Star Wars and Disney Master artist Kevin Jon. Kevin will discuss his work with the iconic franchise and lead into Star Wars™: Card Trader’s first of two Watch Parties of the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian.
Friday, August 28:
• 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Q&A with WWE Superstars Alexa Bliss and Drew McIntyre. The two Superstars will answer questions from fans on the world of wrestling, their careers, and Topps digital collectibles.
• 2:30 – 3:00 pm: Live interview with former Disney Imagineer and current Creative Director of MARVEL Themed Entertainment, Brian Crosby. He will discuss his latest, yet-to-be-revealed crossover card set for Topps.
Saturday, August 29:
• 12:00 – 12:30 pm: Live interview with minimalist artist, S. Preston. Preston will be on hand to talk about hockey, baseball and Disney with a look at his latest set for Topps NHL SKATE.
Sunday, August 30:
• 12:00 – 12:30 pm: Pre-recorded interview with actor and Disney legend, John Ratzenberger. John will reminisce on his prolific Pixar career, now immortalized in a new set of digital collectibles in Disney Collect! By Topps.
• 12:30 – 1:00 pm: Pre-recorded lead-in from former Disney CEO and current Topps owner, Michael Eisner before The Little Mermaid Watch Party.
With four jam-packed with everything from athletes and actors, brand crossovers to Star Wars Watch Parties, Topps DigiCon 2020 is sure to give collectors from all over the world the opportunity to connect with each other and celebrate their fandoms together, no matter where they are.
For more information on DigiCon 2020 and Topps, visit the Topps Digital website, follow on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ToppsDigiCon, and follow the official Topps DigiCast Twitch channel for highlights from this weekend’s festivities.
- Hardcover Book
- Soule, Charles (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 400 Pages - 01/05/2021 (Publication Date) - Del Rey (Publisher)