Today Mishka NYC launched a line of clothes and a blanket based on the Garbage Pail Kids x Madballs crossover. Mishka launched a number of new products after their initial t-shirt launch a few months ago. This time all the products are available on their website. First up in a 70 x 50 inch fleece blanket featuring the same Joe Simko monster box artwork that was on the t-shirt. The blanket is available for $40. The same monster box artwork is also available on a hoodie ($75) and a long sleeve shirt ($45). Two new print shirts, “Headlick” and “All Over” are also available for $49.99 each. All artwork for the shirts were also done by Joe Simko.
GPK Nation is back again with a new officially licensed pin offering later today. They are calling this their Garbage Pail Kids Autographed Sketch Pin Set. This three pin set is based off of sketches done by GPK artist Neil Camera for the upcoming 2021S2 Vacation set. The set includes pins for Nasty Nick, Hot Scott, and Up Chuck. The pins are individually numbered /50, each order will receive the same serial number on each pin. The backing card for the pins is also numbered and signed by the artist. If these pins sell well, collectors could see pin sets by other artists in the future. The pins go on sale later today, 9/1/21 at 2:00 PM EST. GPK Nation also continues to release multiple GPK coins every week. Be sure to check out their website for the latest.
GPK Nation has been busy in recent weeks with multiple new coin and pin launches. In a first, their next big launch will be for the first solid silver officially licensed Garbage Pail Kids coin. The coin features Adam Bomb artwork from Joe Simko. The coin has a 1.205 inch diameter and is 2mm thick. It contains 15g of 999 silver. Each coin will be numbered /36. The coin is set to launch this Saturday, 8/14 at 2:00 PM EST. No price has been announced for the coin. GPK Nation has also been busy launching multiple new series of GPK coins. A new regular sized Adam Bomb coin has just launched with more colors planned. They have also launched new micro-mini coins featuring previously used Adam Bomb art. There are multiple releases each week, many sell out within seconds. Collectors will need to be on their game to get these latest releases.
Chalkline Apparel began teasing their upcoming Garbage Pail Kids vs. Madballs clothing line on their various social media channels today. This is the next product in a long line of products for the 80’s themed crossover. Chalkline only showed a pair of brightly colored shorts featuring both GPK and Madball characters as Madballs. No other details on other clothing items have been revealed. Pricing and launch dates also have not be revealed. However Chalkline did say the clothing line would launch early next month.
Update from Topps:
@swaggolfco announced the release of their 2nd Officially Licensed Garbage Pail Kids headcovers, Bony Tony, coming tomorrow at 11AM CDT only on swaggolf.com
Available in both Blade and Mallet, if you like Bony Tony you’ll need to be quick. These will go FAST! Be sure to be on swaggolf.com right at 11AM or you’ll miss them.
Swag Golf begin teasing their latest upcoming Garbage Pail Kids golf head cover on their social media accounts yesterday. Bony Tony appears the be the followup to their successful Adam Bomb launch. No details around the launch have been revealed including price or launch date. Swag Gold did reveal the cover would be available in a regular golf cover and mallet cover. The Adam Bomb launch was priced at over $100, and sold out within mins. The company also inserted a short printed Blasted Billy variant randomly in orders. Expect them to do a similar launch with the new Bony Tony cover.
According to a listing on Toywiz, Super Impulse is launching Garbage Pail Kids Micro Collection Mystery Packs. GPKWorld was first to report on the listing this morning. Each mystery pack is shaped like a garbage can and will contain 1 GPK figure, 1 GPK Wacky Grocery Item, 2 mini original art cards, and a checklist. There are 31 total GPK figures to collect. Based on the picture on the listing, there appears to be 12 different characters each with two common variations. For 7 of the figures there will also be a chase version. There are also 23 different GPK Mini Wacky Grocery items based off of artwork used as part of GPK sets over the years. There will also be 24 different sticker cards. Like the previous released Micro figures, they measure approximately 1.25” tall. Toywiz has individual packs available for $5.99, and 24 pack cases for $129.99. Toywiz says the figures will be available in September.
As part of the ongoing SDCC At Home event, Abrams Kids announced today a pre-order bonus for the upcoming third Garbage Pail Kids Book from author RL Stine, Camp Daze. Collectors can receive a set of two custom pennants and a limited edition print signed by cover artist Joe Simko. Collectors who place a preorder for the book and fill out the form on Abrams website will receive the gift. The deadline for preordering and filling out the form is 10/11/21. The offer is one per household and is limited only to those living in the United States. The book is available for preorder now wherever book are sold. Camp Daze is scheduled to be released on 10/12/21.
For the second year in a row, this year’s San Diego Comic Con will be an at home event as the country continues to deal with the pandemic. The show is scheduled to take place this weekend 7/23-7/25. Once again, collectors can find a few Garbage Pail Kids related items at this year’s show. Read on to find out when and where to get your GPK SDCC fix.
Abrams will be focusing on their GPK book series by RL Stine. On Friday, 7/23 at 1:00 PM PST, they will be holding a one hour panel called Garbage Pail Kids: Yuck-tastic Books and More. The discussion features author RL Stine, Topps VP of Licensing Ira Friedman, GPK book voice actor Tara Sands, and GPK book editor Charles Kochman. Collectors can view the panel live at SDCC’s website or after on their YouTube channel. Additionally, the official SDCC blog teased that Abrams will once again be offering a preorder bonus for the next GPK book, Camp Daze. Expect details to be available soon.
Super7 is back again this year with a new version of their Adam Bomb Reaction figure. The red coat wearing Adam can be preordered on 7/22 at 10:00 AM PST on Super7’s website. Once again the figure will cost collectors $20.
Atomic Toybox is back once again with four new Garbage Pail Kids pins. There will be 200 glow in the dark pins of Adam Boom, Blasted Billy, Charred Chad, and Fryin Ryan available to collectors for $14.95 each. The pins go on sale on 7/23 at 9:00 AM PST on their Atomic-Nerd shop. The first 400 orders will receive an exclusive Fryin Ryan vs. Adam Boom trading card.
GetAGrip Skateboards is branching out a bit beyond just boards and wheels. Today the company launched an officially licensed SnapBack hat and beanie. Both of the all black hats feature the Garbage Pail Kids logo with GetAGrip’s logo just above. The snapback hat is available for $34.99, while beanie costs $29.99. Collectors interested in adding to their headwear collection can purchase the hats at GetAGrip’s website. Both listings say the hats will ship in 10-14 days.
Have you been keeping up with all the coins and pins available at GPKNation? The company has been keeping collectors busy the last few months with numerous releases each week. They show no signs of slowing down. Collectors will soon be able to add to their challenge coin collection with the launch of their next coin series, the Triple Bomb coin. Once again, GPK artist Joe Simko has done the artwork on the latest officially licensed coin to feature Adam Bomb. Launches for the first three parallel colors were announced by the company today. Gray will be available July 17th at 2:00 PM EST. White will be available the following day July 18th at 2:00 PM EST. The Pink & Gray version goes on sale July 20th at 2:00 PM EST. Each coin will be numbered /50. All coins can be purchased at GPKNation.com. The company has other projects they’ve launched recently that are still available like the mini card coin and pins, as well as the large Mac Axe stand up coin set.