New Topps GPK Presidential Debate Set Coming Soon

Garbage Pail Kids Brand Manager Mark Von Ohlen posted to his twitter account today a preview of some new GPK artwork featuring Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as King Kong and Godzilla going at each other in preparation for the first presidential debate. With the first debate coming tomorrow night, it appears there might be a new set popping up on the Topps.com store tomorrow. If so, this will be the third straight week with an exclusive GPK set being offered. Come back tomorrow to GPK News, for info once the set releases.

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Topps Reveals Print Run for GPK Fall TV Preview Set

artgpk-stic-16gpapft-cs-setAfter the very successful Music themed set, Best of the Fest, sold much higher numbers, the print run for the latest online exclusive set came back down to previous levels. Topps released the print run information for Garbage Pail Kids American As Apple Pie Prime Slime Fall TV Preview set today on their Topps Blog. The second preview set based on the upcoming Trashy TV set saw sales numbers dip back into the low 200’s. The card based off of The Evil Dead TV series proved to be the most popular among collectors, leading the way with 229 copies sold. Here is the complete print run:

  • 229 – Slashed Ash
  • 215 – Big Bang Theo
  • 213 – Adhering Angus
  • 213 – Revolting Roger
  • 213 – Transformed Thomas
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Topps Launches GPK Prime Slime Awards Online Set

artgpk-16c2s-16gpap-pacs-setTopps today launched Garbage Pail Kids American as Apple Pie Prime Slime Awards set only available in the Topps Store. The set is based off of this past weekend’s prime time Emmy Awards show. This set gives Topps a perfect way to promote their next set based off of popular TV shows. However, despite carrying the Prime Slime name, the set still falls under the American As Apple Pie banner. The set features 10 new pieces of artwork featuring nominees from the Emmy awards show. Each character can be purchased as a 2 card a/b set for $9.99 or the entire 20 card set can be purchased for $49.99. Like with previous sets, free shipping is being offered when you choose the SmartPost option. The set is available for 7 days with the sale ending next Monday, 9/26, at 12:00 Eastern time. Topps said the print run will be revealed after the sale on their Topps Blog. Here is the checklist along with images of the cards.

1A: Bombastic Bryan
1B: Conceited Cranston
2A: Convicted Cuba
2B: Gotcha Gooding
3A: Cookie Monster
3B: Terrible Taraji
4A: John Revolta
4B: Tosses Travolta
5A: King Kevin
5B: Spade Spacey
6A: Kit’s Kingdom
6B: Haughty Harington
7A: Torn Tina
7B: Partitioned Poehler
8A: Ecstatic Ellie
8B: Cultish Kemper
9A: Lookalike Larry
9B: Doppelgänger David
10A: Absorbed AmyRead More

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Topps Launches Prime Slime Fall TV Preview Online Set

artgpk-stic-16gpapft-cs-setFor the second time this summer Topps is offering a Prime Slime Trashy TV preview set online via their Topps Store. Today Topps launched Garbage Pail Kids American As Apple Pie Prime Slime Fall TV Preview set. Like the previous set offered earlier this summer, the set is still listed under the Apple Pie banner. Celebrating shows like Big Bang Theory and MacGyver the set consists of 5 new pieces of artwork with a/b variations. Two card a/b sets can be purchased for $9.99 each, while the entire 10 card set can be purchased for $29.99. Once again free shipping is being offered via the SmartPost option. The cards are available for 7 days with the sale ending next Tuesday, 9/20, at 12:00 PM Eastern time. As usual Topps said the print run for the sets will be revealed on their Topps Blog. Here is the checklist and images for the new set:

  • 1A: Big Bang Theo
  • 1B: Subatomic Sheldon
  • 2A: Adhering Angus
  • 2B: Mucus MacGyver
  • 3A: Transformed Tomas
  • 3B: Mad Marcus
  • 4A: Revolting Roger
  • 4B: Messy Martin
  • 5A: Slashed Ash
  • 5B: Bookish Bruce
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Topps Reveals Print Run for GPK Best of the Fest Set

ARTGPK-STIC-16GPAPBF-OA-SETWelcome to the Jungle! Topps released the print run information for the recent set, Garbage Pail Kids American as Apple Pie Best of the Fest. The set comprised of leading acts from summer music fests, proved to be a hit with collectors. For the first time in a while, Topps received a lot of press on this set. Many music industry websites, social media accounts, and radio stations made mention of the set when it was for sale. This led to the highest selling entertainment online set so far for Topps. The only online exclusive sets that sold more copies were the first three presidential candidate sets. The Axl Rose inspired Gn’R/ACDC cards proved most popular with collectors leading the ways with 495 copies sold. Many more individual cards sold this time around, as the lowest produced card based on the Roots sold 395 copies. Here is the complete print run info as posted on Topps Blog:

  • 495 – Overworked Axl
  • 491 – Bob Weird
  • 487 – Meaty Morrissey
  • 445 – Crying Cure
  • 424 – Radio Dead
  • 413 – Death Cab For Frontman
  • 408 – Fiery Flea
  • 401 – Decked Beck
  • 396 – Arcade Fired
  • 395 – Tree Roots
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Topps Launches GPK Best of the Fest Online Set

ARTGPK-STIC-16GPAPBF-CS-SETTopps is taking a break with the Presidential online sets and going back to the entertainment world. Today Topps launched Garbage Pail Kids American As Apple Pie Best of the Fest online set. The set features musical acts that headlined music fests this past summer. There are 10 new paintings each offered as a 2 card a/b set for $9.99, or the entire 20 card set can be purchased for $49.99. Free shipping is also being offered via the SmartPost selection. The set is available on Topps online store for 7 days, ending at 12:00 Eastern time on Sept. 5th. As with the previous online sets Topps said they will reveal the print run on their blog after the sale ends. Here is the checklist along with pictures of the new cards.

  • 1A: Arcade Fired
  • 1B: Lose Butler
  • 2A: Decked Beck
  • 2B: Hammy Hansen
  • 3A: Bob Weird
  • 3B: John Slayer
  • 4A: Overworked Axl
  • 4B: Gunnin’ For Rose
  • 5A: Radio Dead
  • 5B: Tortured Thom
  • 6A: Fiery Flea
  • 6B: Affably Anthony
  • 7A: Tree Roots
  • 7B: Quest Shrub
  • 8A: Crying Cure
  • 8B: Sobbing Smith
  • 9A: Death Cab For Frontman
  • 9B: Bashed Ben
  • 10A: Meaty Morrissey
  • 10B: Sacrilege Smith
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Topps Reveals GPK Democratic & Republican Online Set Print Runs

artgpk-stic-16gpaprc-dt-setIn the race to see who wins the Garbage Pail Kids Presidential Nomination, who wins? In a close race it appears the Republicans have won. Back during the Republican and Democratic conventions Topps offered exclusive 10 card online sets to collectors. After all the hanging chads have been counted, the results are in. Here is the print run information for both the Democratic and Republican sets as revealed on Topps Blog:

Complete Set – DNC – 283
Bye Bye Barrack – 288
Bullied Bernie – 285
Ecological Elizabeth – 283
Lying Lynch – 283
Dollar Billary – 283

Complete Set – RNC – 286
Compliant Chris – 288
Donald Dictator – 293
Perturbed Paul – 286
Accurate Aaron – 286
Tender Ted – 286

Sales numbers for both of these sets was slightly higher than the previous online exclusive sets. The sets being for sale during the conventions may have caused a slight uptick in sales. Also, for the first time Topps revealed how many complete sets were sold as part of the numbers. Only two cards from each set sold any individual copies, with Trump leading the way. We’ve gone a couple of weeks without any new sets, will there be more on the way?

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Topps Launches GPK Democratic National Convention Online Set

artgpk-stic-16gpapdc-cs-setLast week was the Republican National Convention, now it’s the Democrats turn. Today Topps launched Garbage Pail Kids American As Apple Pie Democratic National Convention set online in their store. Just like with the Republican set, the set features 5 new pieces of artwork offered in two card a/b sets for $9.99 each. The entire 10 card set can be purchased for $29.99. Once again, free shipped is being offered via the SmartPost option on their site. Also like the Republican set, this set will be available for 7 days on their site, with the sale ending 8/1 at 12:00 eastern time. Topps said they will reveal the print run on their blog after the sale. What’s next? Maybe the Vice President candidates will be making an appearance soon. Here is the checklist along with pictures of the new cards:

  • 1A: Dollar Billary
  • 1B: Cash Clinton
  • 2A: Lying Lynch
  • 2B: Corrupt Clinton
  • 3A: Bye Bye Barack
  • 3B: Obama Out
  • 4A: Bullied Bernie
  • 4B: Strong-Armed Sanders
  • 5A: Ecological Elizabeth
  • 5B: Warren Peace
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Wear Your Favorite GPK Candidate!

Thanks to collector Stephen Sodergren for being the first to point these out. It looks like you can now wear your favorite Garbage Pail Kid Presidential Candidate. Using artwork from the New Hampshire Presidential Candidates online set, both Donald Dumpty and Billary Hillary have been made into t-shirts. The shirts appears to be in only FYE stores right now, as multiple collectors are finding the shirts there in the past week. Go out and support or not support your favorite candidate!

donaldshirt hillaryshirt

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Topps Launches GPK Republican National Convention Online Set

artgpk-stic-16gpaprc-cs-setWith the Republican National Convention beginning today you knew Topps would be back to the presidential candidate cards. Sure enough today Topps launched the Garbage Pail Kids American As Apple Pie Republican National Convention set. This online only set consists of 5 new characters available in both a/b two card sets for $9.99. Or you can purchase the entire 10 card set for $29.99. Free shipping is being offered with the SmartPost shipping selection. Like the other online sets this one will be available for 7 days, until 7/25 at 12:00 PM Eastern time. Also as with the previous sets Topps will announce the print run on their Blog after the sale ends. With the Democratic National Convention a week away will another set be coming soon? Here is the checklist and images for the set:

  • 1A: Donald Dictator
  • 1B: Tyrant Trump
  • 2A: Compliant Chris
  • 2B: Craving Christie
  • 3A: Tender Ted
  • 3B: Caring Cruz
  • 4A: Perturbed Paul
  • 4B: Reluctant Ryan
  • 5A: Clint Wood Chair
  • 5B: Empty Eastwood
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