Topps today revealed the print run for 2021 Garbage Pail Kids x Comic Con Oh the Horror-ible. The set is an expansion pack to the very popular retail sets released the last few years. The set sold a total of 1,741 copies. Topps confirmed with GPKNews these numbers do not include sales of the sets at NYCC, so the print run of the base set is considerably higher. Topps did not reveal how many sets were sold at NYCC. Only the online version of the set comes with one Sepia parallel card. Based on the online print run, the Sepia’s are limited to 174 copies per card. The sales number is a very good number for Topps, considering sets were also sold at NYCC and there are no sketches offered with this one.
As promised earlier this week, today Topps launched 2021 Garbage Pail Kids x Comic Con Oh the Horror-ible set. The regular set come with 10 cards, 5 new characters available in a/b versions. Each set also comes with 1 Sepia parallel card. Artwork for the set was done by Joe Simko, Brent Engstrom, David Gross, Joe McWilliams, and Neil Camera. This set is also available at NYCC. Collectors purchasing at the show will receive bonus cards. Each set can be purchased for $19.99 or in a lot of 10 for $179.99. Shipping is free when choosing the SmartPost option. The set is only available on Topps.com for three days. Topps will reveal the print run at the end of the show. Here is the checklist along with pictures of the cards.
1A Massacred MICHAEL
2A Chopped CHUCKY
3A Chris KRAMPUS
4A ASHER Scratcher
5A TERRY Fier
1B Carved CARSON
2B Stitched UPTON
3B HOLLY Spirit
4B FREDDY Fingers
5B Split Apart ART
Topps surprised collectors today with the launch of Garbage Pail Kids Trashy Treasures Series 4. Like previous series, there are five new characters to collect. This round includes Dead Ted, Joe Blow, Explorin Norman, Ghastly Ashley, and Tee Vee Stevie. The figures once again come in various parallels, besides the regular base figure collectors might receive Red (Most Common), Green (Common), Black (Rare), Silver (Very Rare), or Gold (1/1). Topps did not reveal odds of the parallels. Each figure can be purchased for $19.99 plus shipping. Each figure also comes with a trading card of the character. There is no timer on the sale, the figures will be available on Topps.com until they sell out. Here are pictures of the figures and cards.
Collectors who have subscribed to Topps’ GPK Collector’s Club began receiving the third set in the year long club. Thanks to Uncle Louie from GPKNation for the picture of his set. The set is called GPsKaters. The set, which is focuses on Joe Blow, includes 20 base cards and 1 header card. Artists David Gross, Joe Simko, Brent Engstrom, Joe McWilliams, and Neil Camera each did 2 pieces of art for the set. The set depicts GPKs all doing their best skateboard moves with a Joe Blow theme. Topps informed club members recently that the included gift with this set is delayed at customs. Topps said they will be shipping the gift separately from the set. Here are a few pictures of some of the final art created by the artists for the set.
Collectors who are part of the year long Garbage Pail Kids Collectors Club begin receiving shipping notices today for set #3. Minutes after notices begin going out, Topps sent an email out to alert collectors of a shipping delay with the included third gift. The email states the gifts are stuck at customs. Topps says the gifts will now ship separately from the card sets, but once they arrive. See picture below for email from Topps.
A whole new group of GPKs are getting behind the wheel. Today Topps launched 2021 Topps On Demand #9 Garbage Pail Kids Krashers Series 2. Topps made a few changes to how the set is broken down compared to the first set. There are a total of 21 cards in the base set, 10 character names, 10 car names, and 1 header card. Like the first set, all the artwork was done by GPK artist Joe Simko. There are also inserts and parallels to collect. Each set purchased comes with 3 license plate back cards. Each set also comes with either a foil card or a sketch card. This time around sketches are a bit harder to pull at 1:3 sets. Foil parallels come in both Gold (/50) and Rainbow (/25). Sketch artists confirmed so far for the set by Topps are; Neil Camera, Chris Meeks, GPK Nik, Lowell Isaac Hildebrandt , Brandhen Snyder, Darrin Pepe, K. GRIMM, Robert Jimenez, Yoga Demon, Jason Crosby , Chenduz, Bekki Sharp, Simone Arena, Ziggy, Gregory Fages, Jasmine Contois, and Robert “El Smetcho” Garcia. Each set can be purchased for $40. Shipping is free when choosing the SmartPost option. The sets are available on topps.com for 7 days or until sold out. Don’t wait on these, GPK On Demand sets often sell out within a matter of hours. Topps will reveal the print run at the end of the sale. Here is the checklist along with pictures of some cards.
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It appears online GPK sets are once again ramping up. Topps today via their GPK Facebook page begin teasing Garbage Pail Kids Krashers Series 2 online set coming tomorrow. The picture posted appears to be a header card similar to the first series. This time Mad Mike, Live Mike, and Buggy Betty are all featured on the card. Joe Simko once again did artwork for the cards in the set. Simko also mentioned on his Facebook account today that there will once again be sketch cards available as part of the offering. Collectors can expect this to be an On Demand type of offer that will be limited based on the number of available sketches. Collectors will find all the set details when it goes live on Topps.com tomorrow.
Ermsy is at it again, incorporating another Garbage Paul Kids iconic character in a baseball card. Today Topps launched Project 70 Card #539 1985 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. by Ermsy. This is the second card in the online only set to include a GPK character. Back in July Ermsy also painted a Adam Bomb x Mike Trout card. The card features Vlad Guerrero Jr. seemingly busting out as Bad Vlad, spilting Nasty Nick in two. The card is based off the popular 1985 Topps baseball card layout. There are different versions to collect. In addition to the regular base version, Rainbow Foil /70 and Gold 1/1 will be randomly inserted into the print run. Collectors can order the base version of the card for $19.99 each, in a lot of 5 for $82.49, or a lot of 10 for $144.99. Free shipping is available when choosing the SmartPost option. The cards are available for 3 days on Topps.com. Topps will reveal the print run of the base card after sales end.
Last week, as part of their year long Project 70 set, Topps released a card that featured an iconic baseball player and an iconic Garbage Pail Kids character. Today they revealed the print run for Project 70 card 357 Mike Trout by Ermsy. The card sold a total of 10,687 copies. This marks the 6th highest selling Project 70 card to date. The combination of Mike Trout and Adam Bomb brought out collectors from both sides to push sales towards the top. There’s still a long way to go in the baseball season, could GPK’s make another appearance in the set?
Adam Bomb gets to play with a major baseball star in Topps latest mashup of properties. Today Topps Launched Project 70 Card #357 Mike Trout by Ermsy. Project 70 is an online only project where numerous artists are creating original pieces depicting baseball players in various forms. The artist Ermsy created today’s Mike Trout card which includes Garbage Pail Kids character Adam Bomb on the card. There are various versions of the card for sale. Collectors can order the base version of the card for $19.99 each, in a lot of 5 for $82.49, or a lot of 10 for $144.99. When ordering collectors have the chance of receiving the Rainbow Foil version of the card which is numbered to /70 or a Gold 1/1 version. The listing also advertises Foil numbered /27 will be given away. There is also a silver bordered Artist Proof version handed numbered to /51 available for $199. There is a version autographed by Mike Trout /70 is available for $399. Finally someone was able to purchase the 1/1 autographed by Mike Trout for $2999. Free shipping is available when choosing the SmartPost option. The cards are available for 3 days on Topps.com. Topps will reveal the print run of the base card after sales end.