Upcoming Releases: September 2023

Posted on 9/1/2023

As the leaves begin to change color, the pop culture industry begins to prepare for the holidays. Here's what we have to look forward to this September!

September is proving to be full of surprises! From upcoming horror films to a highly anticipated limited-edition Pokémon TCG set, there's something for every collector and pop culture enthusiast to look forward to as we settle into fall. Here's what's new this September.

Upcoming Comic Releases

Daredevil #1 (2023) – September 13

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Daredevil is born again in this rebooted comic series!

Our favorite “man without fear” is back in an all-new series, starting with the first issue coming out in early September. Industry superstars Saladin Ahmed and Aaron Kuder have teamed up to bring Matt Murdock back into the ring as the protector of Hell’s Kitchen. In addition to the comic’s release, a new TV series called “Daredevil: Born Again” will be releasing on Disney+ later in the year.

Recently, Daredevil was portrayed by Charlie Cox in the 2015 Daredevil series on Netflix. After the series ended in 2018, Marvel reacquired the screen rights to Daredevil and decided to debut the hero in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), officially integrating him into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Daredevil #1 rises again on September 13, 2023.

Other notable comic releases for September 2023 include:

  • Batman: Gargoyle of Gotham #1 – September 12
  • Alligator Loki #1 – September 13
  • Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi #1 – September 13
  • Ultimate Invasion #4 – September 27
  • Invincible Iron Man #10 – September 27

Upcoming Cards Releases

TCG: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: 151 – September 22

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Collect the original 151 Pokémon discovered in Kanto in reimagined styles!

In 1998, Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version were released in the US. No one at Game Freak or Nintendo expected the game to take off, especially since they had released it for the Game Boy, which was nearing the end of its lifespan. To everyone’s surprise, Pokémon was a phenomenal success that turned into a massive franchise, including more video games, toys, an anime and, of course, trading cards.

The new Scarlet and Violet: 151 limited TCG set features the original 151 Pokémon originally introduced in Pokémon Red and Blue, all reimagined with new artwork and abilities. Everyone from Bulbasaur to Mew will be there, with some favorites such as Charizard, Venusaur, Blastoise and Mew getting ex releases. There are also new alternate art cards to collect.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: 151 releases in the United States on September 22, 2023!

Other notable TCG and non-sports card releases for September 2023 include:

  • Marvel Studios’ Loki Trading Cards – September 7
  • Magic: The Gathering Wilds of Eldraine – September 9
  • Weiss Schwarz: BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Countdown Collection – September 15
  • One Piece TCG: Kingdoms of Intrigue – September 22
  • Weiss Schwarz: The King of Fighters – September 22

Sports Cards: 2022 Panini Flawless Football – September 20

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Celebrate the beginning of football season with the Panini Flawless Football set!

As one of the final releases of last year’s NFL collecting season, the 2022 Panini Flawless Football set is back with another full high-end checklist. Featuring the elite players of today and legends from the past, the newest Flawless series once again boasts on-card autographs, huge memorabilia patches with embedded gemstones and more.

With only one pack per box and 10 cards per pack, collectors are guaranteed six autographed cards, two to three relic cards and one to two gem cards. Inserts are limited to 25 copies or less, including several one-of-a-kind rarities, making these coveted Flawless cards some of the most sought-after football cards in the hobby.

The 2022 Panini Flawless Football set touches down on store shelves on September 20, 2023.

Other notable sports card sets releasing in September 2023 include:

  • 2022-23 Panini Mosaic Basketball – September 1
  • 2023 Panini Immaculate Collection Baseball – September 6
  • 2023 Bowman Chrome Baseball – September 13
  • 2022-23 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball – September 20
  • 2023 Panini Black Football – September 27

Upcoming Video Game Releases

Baldur’s Gate 3 – September 6

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Jump back into the Forgotten Realms in this critically acclaimed sequel to Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn — now available on console, too!

In August, PC players were treated to an early release of Baldur’s Gate 3, the next in the Dungeons & Dragons-based video game series. Now, it’s finally time for console players to join the fray. Join NPC characters or gather a group of friends to take on the game’s story and side quests. Create your own character and lore, or choose one of the seven “origin characters” and explore their stories. Everything is up to you!

The PC release of Baldur’s Gate 3 has been critically acclaimed by players and critics for its innovative gameplay, vast amount of content and the level of control the player has over their own choices in-game. Each player’s experience in the game is different, and many have taken to social media to share their journeys.

Join the fray — and the fun — in Baldur’s Gate 3 when it launches on PS5 and macOS on September 6, 2023!

Other notable video games releasing in September 2023 include:

  • Rune Factory 3 Special – September 5
  • Starfield – September 6
  • Mortal Kombat 1 – September 19
  • Lies of P – September 19
  • Payday 3 – September 21
  • Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos – September 26

Upcoming Home Video Releases

The Nun II – September 8

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Valak is back to haunt Irene and the audience in this ninth installment of the Conjuring series!

Four years after the ending of The Nun (2018), a priest is murdered on convent grounds. One by one, other members of the convent are tortured by an unknown evil. Sister Irene must come face-to-face with Valak, the demon nun, once again in this thrilling sequel within the Conjuring series.

There’s a lot to look forward to with this installment, including Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet and Bonnie Aarons reprising their roles from the first movie, stunning direction by Michael Chaves and a script written by the team of Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing and Akela Cooper, all veterans within the horror genre of film. Additionally, fans speculate that The Nun II could go further into Valak’s backstory and tie the universe properly into The Conjuring, which leaves the door open for some thrilling events.

Stay awake — The Nun II creeps into theaters on September 8, 2023!

Other notable films releasing in September 2023 include:

  • The Equalizer 3 – September 1
  • A Haunting in Venice – September 15
  • Expend4bles – September 22
  • Dumb Money – September 22
  • The Creator – September 29

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