GPK Exclusives Set for San Diego Comic Con

Update 7/16/18 – Topps revealed via Facebook today that the three prints will now be available in 8 x 10 size, and come with three different backgrounds. White ($15), Transparent ($20), and Foil ($25). This info differs with what Atomic Toybox released previously.

 

Topps and Garbage Pails Kids have a long history of making an appearence at the country’s largest Comic Con. This year will be no exception. Thanks to GPK collector srezvan for first pointing out this years exclusives. Topps, Creepy Co., and Atomic Toybox are teaming up to offer a number of exclusive GPK items. Atomic Toybox will once again be the booth (#3921) where these GPK items will be for sale. Here’s what will be offered.

Topps will have three Jumbo Stock Card Art Prints. These poster sized cards measure 11 x 14. The officially licensed art was done by GPK artist Joe Simko. Each card will be produced in limited quantities for the show. Exact production numbers have not been revealed. Each jumbo card will be available for $20.

The art for one of the cards will also be offered as a t-shirt. The shirt is licensed by Topps and produced by Creepy Co. Also available in limited quantities, the shirt will sell for $35.

Finally, Creepy Co. has produced an enamel pin of Nat Nerd along with a GPK lanyard. The pair will sell for $15.

 

This year’s San Diego Comic Con is set to take place from July 19-22 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Jago Studios to Offer First Peak at Art for GPK The Game at SDCC

Jago Studios, the makers of the upcoming GPK The Game mobile game, announced today there will be the first look at the art of the game at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Today’s announcement was the first from the company since their initial release announcing the game. The company announced they will be passing out an art card at SDCC featuring art from the game. Once again Atomic Toybox will be the place to be for GPK fans. Attendees can pick up their card at that booth, #3921.

There will be just one card available. The 4” x  6” card will be limited to 5000 copies only available at SDCC.

Jago also announced they will be releasing the first teaser trailer for the game next week. People signed up to their mailing list at gpkthegame.com will get the first view on 7/23, while everyone else will get to see it on 7/24. They will also be drawing a winner for a Creepy Co. GPK blanket and promo card from registered users.

GPK The Game will launch later this year on the App Store and Google Play. Here is the complete press release from Jago on today’s announcement.

LOS ANGELES — MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018— Jago Studios, the independent entertainment studio behind Garbage Pail Kids: The GameSM, today announced it will be attending Comic-Con San Diego to

provide Garbage Pail Kids® fans with complimentary art cards designed by the team behind the upcoming mobile game. The limited-run cards will offer a first look at the game’s artwork. Comic-Con attendees can receive a free card by visiting Atomic Toybox Entertainment, Booth 3921, which is hosting Garbage Pail Kids: The Game.

For those unable to attend Comic-Con, Jago Studios will be releasing a sneak peek trailer on Monday, July 23 to all online subscribers. A private link to the trailer will be emailed to people who subscribe to game updates at gpkthegame.com by July 22, 2018. Anyone registered for updates will also be entered in a random drawing to win a Garbage Pail Kids plush blanket from Creepy Co., featuring beloved character Adam Bomb, along with a copy of the Comic-Con art card.

“We are thrilled to share original artwork from GPK: The Game with fans of the notorious 80s brand and attendees at Comicon,” said Stuart Drexler, Jago Studios founder and chief executive officer. “Our first trailer will also give fans an exciting preview of what’s to come in the game.”

Garbage Pail Kids: The Game is an upcoming mobile card-battling RPG featuring iconic characters from the collectible trading cards and stickers originally issued by The Topps Company in the 1980s. Currently in private beta, the free-to-play mobile game will be released worldwide on the App Store and Google Play. For more information and to receive updates on the game, visit gpkthegame.com or follow @gpkgame on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About Jago Studios

Founded in 2017, Jago Studios creates interactive social entertainment oozing with irreverence and virality. Their core team of game and brand veterans have decades of experience developing high profile, influential entertainment licenses and intellectual properties. Jago Studios invents, designs, and launches compelling play experiences made for mobile-first lifestyles, tickling the funny bone and strengthening meaningful social connections as people play together and laugh together. Jago is currently creating a series of comical free-to-play mobile RPG Card Battlers. Visit jagostudios.com for more information.

About The Topps Company

Founded in 1938, The Topps Company, Inc. is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of physical and digital sports cards, entertainment cards and collectibles, and distinctive confectionery products. Topps’ leading sports and entertainment products include Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, UEFA Champions League, English Premier League, Bundesliga, Indian Premier League, Star Wars, WWE, UFC, Wacky Packages®, Garbage Pail Kids®, Mars Attacks® and other trading cards, sticker album collections and collectibles. Topps’ app portfolio, including Topps BUNT®, Topps NFL HUDDLE®, TOPPS KICK® and Topps® Star WarsSM: Card Trader, has been a hit with millions of fans around the world. Topps’ confectionery brands include Ring Pop®, Push Pop®, Baby Bottle Pop®, Juicy Drop® Pop, and Bazooka® bubble gum. Topps was acquired by Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and Madison Dearborn Partners in October 2007. For additional information, visit Topps.com and Candymania.com.

SM & © The Topps Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Garbage Pail Kids and GPK are registered trademarks of The Topps Company, Inc. and is Officially Licensed by The Topps Company, Inc.

 

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Your GPK guide at San Diego Comic Con

The yearly San Diego Comic Con is this weekend. Thousands will flock to southern California hoping to grab all the free stuff and purchase all the rare toys they can. What’s available GPK related? There are a few booths to check out at this year’s show to find some GPK goodies.

As we reported a couple of weeks back, Topps is offering two new 10 card Jumbo GPK sets. Both the Presidential Candidates set and the Trashy TV Preview set can be purchased for $20 each at the Atomic Toy Box booth #3921.

 

The Abrams Books booth #1216 has a number of Topps related books for sale including the 2012 GPK book. The book features pictures from the first 5 OS series and includes a special 4 card set within the book.

 

The PSA cards grading booth #5617 is giving away this month SMR magazine. This month’s magazine features a great article in PSA graded OS 1 cards with quotes from many collectors.

 

There will also be many booths selling Funko toys, where you can find the new Trump/Clinton Funkos and the previous 12 figure series.

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Topps Offering Limited 5 X 7 Character Sets at SDCC

San Diego Comic Con opened to the public today, and there is a special Garbage Pail Kids offering. Topps previously released info about this set prior to the con, but the release was gauge and confusing. It would appear Topps is offering 5 different characters that each come in 10 card Foreign Legion sets. The characters offered are Adam Bomb, Ash Can Andy, Potty Scotty, Nasty Nick, and New Wave Dave. For $20 per character you will get 10 cards of that character is a different foreign language. So the complete 50 card set will set you back $100. The cards measure 5 X 7, are limited to 400 of each character, and can be found at the Atomic Toybox booth on the show floor. Can anyone hook a brother up?

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Topps To Offer Special 30th Promos at San Diego Comic Con

Topps announced today a special 10 card set available for purchase at next week’s San Diego Comic Con. The set will consist of large size versions of the Foreign Legion cards that will be found in the upcoming 30th anniversary set.

imageThese special cards will measure 5 x 7. There will be two cards each for Adam Bomb, Ash Can Andy, Potty Scotty, Nasty Nick, and New Wave Dave. Sets will cost $20 per character pair and be limited to 400 copies. Find out more at this link:

http://www.topps.com/blog/garbage-pail-kids-and-wacky-packages-exclusives-at-san-diego-comic-con/

 

 

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