Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Topps Announces Lineup for DigiCon 2020 Featuring Guests From Marvel, ‘Star Wars,’ and More

Topps Digital has recently announced its full lineup for its first virtual convention DigiCon 2020. The event will celebrate the collector fandom across Topps Digitial Apps, bringing panels, watch parties, exclusive digital collectibles, live and pre-recorded content, and much more. The event takes place from Thursday, August 27 to Sunday, August 20. Join the fun on the Topps Twitch channel.

The announced scheduled guests include Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), WWE Superstars Alexa Bliss, and Drew McIntyre, John Ratzenberger, Michael Eisner (current Topps owner), artist S. Preston, and Brian Crosby (creative director of MARVEL Themed Entertainment).

For more information on the event, visit the Topps Digital website. You can find the schedule for DigiCon 2020 below. All times are in ET.

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Thursday, August 27:

  • 11:30 a.m. – Virtual pre-recorded greeting from Topps CEO Michael Brandstaedter.
  • 12:00 p.m. – Live interview with actress, voice actress, and fashion designer Ashley Eckstein. She’s best known for voicing the role of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Eckstein will give fans a look inside a Galaxy Far Far Away.
  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Live interview with notable Star Wars and Disney Master artist Kevin Jon. He 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 p.m. – Q&A with WWE Superstars Alexa Bliss and Drew McIntyre. The duo will answer questions from fans on the world of wrestling, their careers, and Topps digital collectibles.
  • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – 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 p.m. – 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 p.m. – Pre-recorded interview with actor and Disney legend John Ratzenberger. He 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 p.m. – Pre-recorded lead-in from former Disney CEO and current Topps owner Michael Eisner, before The Little Mermaid Watch Party.
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