Topps is letting collectors from the UK have a little GPK fun. Today on Topps UK website they launched Garbage Pail Kids Trashy Treasures Series 4 purple parallels. The same five figures launched in the US a few weeks back are available in the UK with each wearing purple clothes. The figures each come with alternate names of the character; Creepy Terry, Rod Wad, Acne Amy, Drillin Dylan, and Geeky Gary. Each figure costs £15. The listing also has each figure comes in a purple box. Collectors do have to pay shipping and there is no time limit on the sale.
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.
Topps today dropped a surprise with the launch of Garbage Pail Kids Trashy Treasures Series 3. There are five new figures in the series; Nasty Nick, Bony Tony, Sewer Sue, Michael Mutant, and Guillo Tina. Each figure measures between 3 1/4” and 3 1/2” tall. In addition to the base figures, collectors who order can receive one of the colored parallels; red (most common), green (common), black (rare), silver (very rare), gold 1/1. Each figure also comes with a card. The figures are available for $19.99 on Topps.com, while supplies last. Shipping is not free on these. Here are pictures of the figures and cards.
Topps got another early start this morning while launching Garbage Pail Kids Trashy Treasures Series 2. Just like the first series, there are five figures available. Double Heather sold out almost immediately after being listed for sale. Spilt Kit also sold out in under an Aa a hour. As of press time Nat Nerd, Peeled Paul, and Brainy Janey are all still available. Also like the first series, collectors have the chance of receiving a parallel figure. However, this time Topps did not reveal how many of each parallel is available, nor did they reveal the total print run of each character. The parallels available are; Red (Most Common), Green (Common), Black (Rare), Silver (Very Rare), and Gold (1of1). Each figure is available for $19.99. No free shipping is available, customers are charged based on geographic area. There is no time clock on the sale of the figures, they look to be available until they sell out. Here are pictures of the various figures with some parallels.
Topps is trying their hand at GPK figures for the third time. Today Topps launched Garbage Pail Kids Trashy Treasures Series 1. It started with Cheap Toys in the 80’s, Minikins came just a few years ago, and now Trashy Treasures is the third in house shot at figures. Series 1 consists of 5 different figures, all individually boxed in their own character box. The checklist consists of Adam Bomb, Leaky Lindsay, Corroded Carl, New Wave Dave, and Richie Retch. Each box also comes with a sticker. The figures are made out of resin. The figures stand approximately 3 1/4” tall, with Adam Bomb being 4 1/2” tall. The base figures are fully painted. Each purchase also has a chance at various parallels. Parallels exists in red (1:5), green (1:10), black (1:25), silver (1:100) and an all-gold version that are 1/1 (1:500). Based on the odds given It would appear the print run for each character would be base (324), red (100), green (50), black (20), silver (5), gold (1). Figures can be purchased for 19.99 each, there is no discounts for multiple purchased… Shipping is not free with the cheapest option for single figures $7.50. The figures are available on Topps.com with no time table on purchases, until they are sold out.