Your backpacks are about to get a new round of GPK accessories! Monogram International is set to continue their GPK license with Topps and will be unveiling their Series 3 Garbage Pail Kids Figural Bag Clips at this year’s New York Toy Fair. The NYTF is scheduled to take place from 9/30 – 10/3 at the Javits Center in New York, NY. The company has shared pictures of the series 3 blind bag bag clips with GPKNews. Many popular characters are featured including Nasty Nick, Potty Scotty, Weird Wendy, Joe Blow, and Grim Jim. It total it appears there are 11 new bag clips to collect, with card versions of Dizzy Dave and Pat Splat being rare inserts. Among many products on display, the company will have their recently released Adam Bomb Bank ($24.99-$29.99), Adam Bomb Magnet ($5.99), and Series 1-3 of the GPK Blind Bag bag clips ($6.99). All GPK items on display, including the Series 3 bag clips, will be available to purchase at Monogram’s booth, (third floor #265). This will be the first place to purchase the Series 3 blind bags before they are released later this year in stores. You’ll have to be an toy industry professional to attend the trade show, but collectors might see these in the wild very soon!
San Diego Comic Con is back in person for the first time since 2019. This year’s show takes place with this Wednesday’s preview night and goes through Sunday. Garbage Pail Kids collectors going to the show will certainly not have a shortage of exclusives to look for. Here’s the list of everything announced so far.
Topps won’t be at the show in person, but they have partnered with nine of their licensees in a Trading Card Scavenger Hunt. Each licensee will be passing out one of 9 puzzle cards. The completed puzzle reveals new GPK artwork from Chris Meeks. The piece features numerous GPKs invading SDCC. Each card is limited to 500 copies, and Topps has supplied suggested daily limits to the booths, so collectors will want to get to the booths early.
While Topps won’t be in attendance at the show, one of the main GPK artists, Joe Simko will be. Simko will make numerous appearances Friday and Saturday signing autographs. Simko will be at the Atomic Toybox booth (#3921) on both Fri. and Sat. from 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. He will be at The Loyal Subjects booth (#2544) on Friday from 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Finally, Simko will be at the Unknown Comics booth (#4505) on Fri. 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM and Sat. 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.
Atomic Toybox (Booth 3921)
Aromic Toybox will once again have a number of GPK items for sale during the show. There will be two glow in the dark posters with artwork done by Joe Simko. The 24 x 18 posters are available in Bubblegum Pink and Snot Green. The company will also be selling four exclusive enamel pins; Adam Bomb, Adam Boom, Brony Tony, and Horse Pie Paul. Each pin can be purchased for $14.99 and is limited to 200 copies. Each purchase also comes with their show exclusive Packrat Pete GPK promo card. They will also have previously released GPK merchandise at their booth for purchase.
ToyNK (Booth 3749)
ToyNK will be selling the previously released GPK playing card deck done by artist Hydro74. Collectors purchasing the deck ($15) will get either an Adam Bomb or Hot Scott bonus sticker. Each of the bonus stickers is limited to 1000 copies.
The Loyal Subjects (Booth 2544)
The Loyal Subjects will be offering new versions of two previously released figures. Their GPK x Stranger Things figures Demo Gordon and Waff Elle will be for sale in exclusive glow in the dark versions. Based on promotional pictures it also looks like the figures will come with updated GPK cards as well. The company will also have other previously released GPK figures available for sale at the show.
Han Cholo (Booth 1720)
Han Cholo will have their entire new line of GPK jewelry and pins at the show for sale. There will be a Nasty Nick ring ($300), pendants of Adam Bomb ($50) and Luke Warm ($50), and enamel pins ($12); Dead Ted, Tee-Vee Stevie, Roy Bot and Nasty Nick. The ring and pendants both come with a GPK themed jewelry box.
Monogram (Booth 3645)
Monogram International will be offering an exclusive GPK 3D Foam Bag Clip pack. The pack contains the previously released Adam Bomb and Bony Tony figures, along with a glow in the dark version of Dead Ted. The set can be purchased for $25 and is limited to 500.
Abrams (Booth 1216)
Abrams Books will be on hand giving away free copies of the RL Stine GPK book, Welcome to Smellville. The book giveaway will be Wednesday night at 6:00 PM, while supplies last.
Monogram International announced today their San Diego Comic Con exclusive 3 piece Garbage Pail Kids 3D Foam Bag Clip set. The set comes with Adam Bomb, Bony Tony, and a new glow in the dark Dead Ted figure. It comes packaged in a see through box with exclusive SDCC label. The set will be limited to 500 pieces. The set will cost $25 and can be be purchased at the Monogram booth (#3645).
Monogram International sent over the official pictures for the Series 1 Garbage Pail Kids Bag Clips. The clips can be found soon in FYE, Hot Tropic stores, and online. They also created a YouTube video to discuss the new product, be sure to check it out!
Collectors will soon be able to decorate their backpacks in style. Monogram Products is set to launch new officially licensed GPK bag clip figures. Thanks to GPK collector and sketch artist Justin Olson for the heads up on the new product. Garbage Pail Kids Figural Bag Clips Series 1 consists of 11 different figures offered in blind box format. The characters are made of foam with a plastic clip to attach to bags. The character lineup features Adam Bomb, Dead Ted, and 9 others. Each box contains 24 blind packs. Toywiz currently has preorders available for $5.99 per pack or boxes for $139.99. Toywiz lists these shipping in March/April, while Previews World shows May 25, 2022.
Another day, another preorder with no pictures! Monogram International is going all in with the Garbage Pail Kids! Entertainment Earth has a preorder up for the Monogram Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 3D Foam Bag Clips. Monogram isn’t waiting around to see how Series 1 of these blind bag toys sell. Each case contains 24 figures. There are no pictures available yet of the product. However, the description reveals collectors can collect Tee-Vee Stevie, Double Heather, and Bony Joanie. There is also mention there will be special rare figures to hunt down. Entertainment Earth also has listings up for the series 1 bag clips that are set to release in May 2022. Series 2 should release in January 2023.
Monogram International continues to expand their GPK license. Entertainment Earth has a preorder up now for the Monogram Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb PVC Figural Bank. The plastic “piggy” bank measures 8” tall, features a slot for coins, and a plastic cork at the bottom to remove the money. There are no pictures of the product available yet. The bank costs $24.99, and is set to release in August 2022.