2020 marks the 4th year of the Best of GPK awards. This year saw the Garbage Pail Kids brand reach heights its hasn’t seen in over a decade. So what were your favorite things GPK in 2020? It’s your turn to help choose the Reader’s Choice awards!
Read on for an explanation about how the categories and nominees were chosen, along with the fine print of voting.
Here are the categories to be voted on this year:
- 2020 Retail Set of the Year – Can Chrome beat out either of the regular retail sets from this year?
- 2020 Online Set of the Year – On Demand sets, weekly sets, one time sets, packed out sets. So many to choose from. Only sets released in 2020 are eligible.
- 2020 Digital WAX Blockchain Set of the Year – A new category in 2020 for the digital GPK collectors.
- 2020 Licensee of the Year – More merchandise in 2020 than ever before. Which company did it best this year?
- 2020 GPK Rookie Sketch Artist of the Year – The ROY award is back in 2020. Seven great artists who made their GPK debuts to choose from.
- 2020 GPK Sketch Artist of the Year – To be eligible an artist must have had official Topps GPK sketch cards appear in a set in 2020. There were two retail sets, and 4 On Demand sets that contained sketches in 2020. This year there were 59 sketch artists that did sketches! Don’t see your favorite on the list? Feel free to choose the write-in option and vote for them!
- 2020 GPK Artist of the Year – To be eligible an artist must have painted an official Topps GPK final published card in 2020. Retail and Online sets are eligible. Don’t see your favorite on the list? Feel free to choose the write-in option and vote for them!
- 2020 GPK Card of the Year – All GPKs published in 2020 are eligible. Retail and Online cards are eligible. For nomination purposes if a/b versions are available, only the “a” card is listed. There are hundreds to pick from! Don’t see your favorite on the list? Feel free to choose the write-in option and vote for them!
Categories and nominees were chosen by the Editor of GPKNews.com. Categories such as best artist, sketch artist, and best card also contain a write-in option. Write-in votes will only be counted for a valid artist/card. Voting will be live from Friday 12/18 through Friday 12/25 @ 8:00 PM(EST). Voting will only be done through Facebook. Participants can only vote once. Vote totals or individual votes cast will not be made public. Winners will be revealed in a future article that will appear on GPKNews.com right around the 1st of January.