Super Impulse Launching Garbage Pail Kids Mirco Collection Mystery Packs

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.

Abrams Announces Pre-Order Bonus for Garbage Pail Kids Camp Daze Book

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.

All the GPK at 2021 San Diego Comic Con At Home

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

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

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

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 Launches Garbage Pail Kids Hat/Beanie

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.

GPKNation Launching Next Adam Bomb Coin Series

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.

Atomic Toybox to Launch Four GPK Pins at SDCC At Home

Atomic Toybox will be launching four new glow in the dark pins at this years SDCC At Home event. With The 2021 San Diego Comic Con being held once again at home, companies are announcing their exclusive offers for the event later this month. This will be the second year in a row Atomic Toybox has offered pins for the event. This years pins will include; Adam Boom, Blasted Billy, Fryin Ryan, and Charred Chad. The glow in the dark effect will be slightly different for the characters. The Adam and Chad pins will glow greenish, while the Billy and Ryan will glow reddish. The pins will be limited to 200 of each character. Each pin will also include an exclusive Fryin Ryan vs.  Adam Boom trading card. The back of the card features a checklist for the pins. Atomic Toybox will also be selling their new bathroom coloring book, Alien Browns from Uranus. Each pin will cost $14.95 and will be available for purchase starting July 23rd at 9:00 AM PST on their Atomic-Nerd website.

Super7 Announces 2021 SDCC Adam Bomb Reaction Figure

Once again there will be an at home version of the San Diego Comic Con in 2021. Companies are already planning their at home exclusives to the show. As first reported by GPKWorld, Super7 announced their show exclusives today that include a GPK figure. The Adam Bomb Reaction figure will be featured once again, this time in a red suit. This version of the figure will be available for preorder on July 21st at 12:00 PST at Super7’s website. The figure will cost $20 before shipping. Expect other companies to announced SDCC exclusives in the next couple of weeks.

FYE Launches Garbage Pail Kids Candy Bars

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with candy! After being teased a few weeks ago, FYE has launched two new Garbage Pail Kids candy bars in stores. Thanks to GPK collector Trenton McAnally for sending along pictures of these available in his local store. The Drippy Skippy Bar is a milk chocolate with peanut butter filling. While the Cotton Kandy Bar is a cotton candy flavored confection. FYE previously launched two other candy bars back in 2019. The bars retail for $3.99 in store.

Simon & Schuster Announce Garbage Pail Kids The Official Tarot Deck and Guidebook

What does the future hold for GPKs? Perhaps collectors will be able to answer that very question by using the upcoming Garbage Pail Kids: The Official Deck & Guidebook. This officially licensed kit gives you everything you need to start your own tarot readings. The kit contains 78 cards featuring new takes on classic characters like Adam Bomb, Spacey Stacy, and Rob Slob, as well as some brand new characters. All the art for the cards was completed by GPK artist Miran Kim. Kim did GPK finals starting with the 30th anniversary set in 2015, through 2019S1 We Hate the 90’s set. The 128 page guidebook was written by experienced tarot writer Minerva Siegel. The book is published by Insight Editions and distributed by Simon & Schuster. The book can be preordered now for a suggested retail price of $24.99. The book is not set to be released until April 5, 2022. Here is the official description of the kit:

Bring the wacky and weird world of the Garbage Pail Kids into your tarot practice with this illustrated deck inspired by the iconic trading cards! 

Beloved for nearly forty years, the Garbage Pail Kids have shocked, delighted, and entertained fans through a trademark combination of gross-out humor, sharp wit, and amazing artwork. Now, tarot enthusiasts and card collectors alike can celebrate their Garbage Pail Kids fandom with this official GPK tarot deck. Sure to delight GPK fans, avid collectors, and tarot readers alike, Garbage Pail Kids: The Official Tarot Deck and Guidebook is the perfect addition to your home library! 

A MUST-HAVE FOR COLLECTORS: GPK fans will enjoy seeing fresh interpretations of classic characters such as Adam Bomb, Spacey Stacy, Rob Slob, and more. Every card is stunningly painted by fan-favorite artist Miran Kim, whose unique vision combines powerful mysticism with the beloved style of Garbage Pail Kids.

ALL-NEW EXCLUSIVE CHARACTERS: Featuring never-before-seen additions to the world of Garbage Pail Kids. 

UNIQUE TAROT EXPERIENCE: This deluxe set of 78 cards consists of both major and minor arcana for anyone beginning their tarot practice, as well as for experienced practitioners.

DETAILED GUIDEBOOK: Includes a 128-page guidebook with explanations of each card’s meaning and simple spreads for easy readings. 

GREAT GIFT: Packaged in a sturdy and decorative gift box, making it the perfect gift for any occasion!