I have very little problem with this insert set. Having a futures insert set makes some sense. I don't mind the design. I'm a fan of the black borders for an insert and team colors are always good. I think the back of the card is pretty underwhelming. I'd love to see a futures card that truly makes the case for the future. Show me his career stats and his projected stats for a 15-year career. Then, show me a player that those stats compare to.
I get the comparison to UD, but there would be one major difference if this was UD:
You can bet the team logo, the player number, the player position and the company logo would all be foil. Of course if it were post-2009 UD, it would look more like this:
It's ironic that people are complaining that Topps has a monopoly. They did their best to include multiple brands in their product.