Atomic Toybox to Offer GPK Pins & Posters at SDCC

This year’s San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner. The show is scheduled to take place July 24-28 at the San Diego Convention Center. The first bit of exclusive Garbage Pail Kids merchandise has been revealed. As has been customary the past few years Atomic Toybox will be offering both GPK pins and posters. Artist Joe Simko painted a new poster for the show. There will be two versions of the black light poster measuring 18” x 24”. Comic Conner and Fan Boyd come in Puke Yellow and Eggplant versions. Posters are limited to /100 copies each and can be purchased for $60 each. There will also be four new GPK Enamel Pins offered at the show. These glow in the dark pins feature Scotty Potty, Jason Basin, and Leaky Lindsay & Messie Tessie. Each pin purchase also includes an exclusive Captain Inaction GPK promo card. Pins are limited to /100 each and can be purchased for $14.99 each. All items can be purchased from the Atomic Toybox booth (#3921).

SDCC Updates, GPK x View Askew Boxes on Sale

Update: GPK x View Askew boxes are live at the Mooby’s popup.

After the launch yesterday of the GPK x View Askey set, Kevin Smith took to Twitter and Instagram to finally announce where collectors can get their hands on the product. According to Smith, boxes will be for sale at his Mooby’s Popup Restaurant beginning today, 7/20. His comic book store, The Secret Stash, is also set to receive boxes next month. Additionally in the comments of his Twitter post, Smith stated there would be t-shirts featuring the cards coming soon.

Also check out some of the pictures of GPK items at SDCC courtesy of collector Paul Scarborough, who attended preview night.

All the GPK to be Found at San Diego Comic Con

Once again the Garbage Pail Kids will have a good sized presence at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. The show is set to kick off this Wednesday, 7/19, with preview night and goes through Sunday 7/23. There will be everything from licensees promoting current and upcoming products, freebies, and exclusive GPK merchandise to purchase. Collectors attending, read on to map out your strategy for the show.

Insight Editions (#2129)

Insight Editions will be promoting their upcoming Garbage Pail Kids Popup Book. The book, which is scheduled to be released this October, will be on display for collectors to checkout. They will also be passing out a promo card Friday and Saturday at their booth to promote the book. Longtime GPK artist, Joe Simko will be at their booth Saturday, 7/22, from 1:00-1:30 signing the cards.

Super Impulse (#1021)

Super Impulse will be setting up at SDCC for the first time. The company will be revealing a number of new products at the show, although it’s not clear is any of them will be GPK related. The third series of their PopTaters line will be revealed and go up for sale at the show. Additionally, the company will be revealing new figures in their World’s Smallest line, and debuting a new product, Three Point Seven Five. There will also be contests for prize packs daily at their booth.

Atomic Toybox (#3921)

Atomic Toybox will once again have a number of exclusive GPK items for purchase at their booth. There will be a new 24” x 18” poster, with art done by Joe Simko, available in two versions, snot green and eggplant. Each poster can be purchased for $60. They will have have two new GPK pins for $14.95 each. The pins depict the certified gross logo and also will come with a GPK Guts promo card. Both the posters and pins are limited to 150 copies. Artist Joe Simko will also be at their booth signing autographs on Friday 7/21 & Saturday 7/22 from 11:30-12:00.

Abrams Books (#1216)

Abrams Books will have a number of their previous GPK releases available at their booth. All three RL Stine books; Welcome to Smellville #1, Thrills & Chills #2, and Camp Daze #3, as well at the GPK Cookbook will be available to purchase. The company will also have a signed and numbered Jeff Zapata print featuring artwork from the books they will be distributing throughout the show.

Monogram (#3625)

Monogram will have their previously released GPK products at their booth for sale. They will have Series 1 & 2 of the foam bag clips, in addition to the Adam Bomb piggy bank.

ToyNK (#815 & #3749)

ToyNK will have the previously released GPK Adam Bomb Light available at both the company’s booths. They will also have the GPK Geekitikis available at their tiki themed display at booth #3749.

Greenlight (#834)

Greenlight Collectibles will be on hand at SDCC showing off some of their GPK die cast cars. Additionally, they will be handing out GPK themed vinyl stickers of Clint (Clutch Clint) Lafollette, Product and Design Manager and Tim (Tangled Tim) Bradley, Director of Global Sales.

Greenlight Passing Out GPK Vinyl Stickers at SDCC

Greenlight Collectibles will be attending this year’s San Diego Comic Con to help promote there their upcoming Series 5 Garbage Pail Kids die cast cars. They company will be passing out at their booth, (#834), two exclusive GPK vinyl stickers of members of the Greenlight team, Clint (Clutch Clint) Lafollette, Product and Design Manager and Tim (Tangled Tim) Bradley, Director of Global Sales. The characters were created by longtime GPK artist Joe Simko. The stickers will be limited, so collectors will want to hit up their booth early. SDCC is set to take place from 7/20-7/23.

Abrams To Offer Signed Jeff Zapata Print at SDCC

Abrams has announced their Garbage Pail Kids plans for this year’s San Diego Comic Con. The company will have many of their recent GPK releases available at their booth, (#1216), including; Welcome to Smellville, Thrills & Chills, Camp Daze, and the GPK Coolbook. Abrams will also be distributing throughout the show signed prints by artist Jeff Zapata. The prints are hand numbered /750 and feature artwork from the Thrills & Chills book. This year’s SDCC is scheduled to take place 7/20-7/23.

Atomic Toybox Reveals SDCC Garbage Pail Kids Merchandise

The reveals continued today as Atomic Earth released their SDCC Garbage Pail Kids merchandise info via the SDCC Unofficial Blog. The company has traditionally had both prints and pins at their booth and this year is no exception. First there will be two versions of a GPK Blacklight poster available. The Snot Diego poster will come signed by the artist, Joe Simko. The poster measures 18” x 24” and comes in either super snot green or eggplant. Each color is limited to 150 copies and will be priced at $60 each.  Additionally, Atomic Toybox will have two versions of the Certified Gross logo in a glow in the dark enamel pin. The pins are also limited to 150 copies, but will also come with an exclusive GPK Guts Promo card. Each pin will cost collectors $14.95. All items will be available at the Atomic Toybox booth (#3921) during this year’s SDCC happening from 7/20-7/23.

Insight Editions Plans Garbage Pail Kids Promo Card for SDCC

Companies are starting to announce their plans for this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Garbage Pail Kids will once again have a presence at the show. Yesterday, Insight Editions announced plans for a GPK promo card via the SDCC Unofficial Blog. The company will be promoting their upcoming Garbage Pail Kids Pop-Up Book. The book is written and illustrated by longtime GPK artist Joe Simko, and designed by Matthew Reinhardt. Insight will be passing out the promo card at their booth (#2129) Friday and Saturday, limit one per person while supplies last. Saturday of the show, Simko will be at the booth signing autographs from 1:00-1:30. Additionally, collectors will get their first look at the book, which will be on display at the booth during the show. The GPK Pop-Up book can be preordered now, and is scheduled to be released in October. SDCC will take place form 7/20-7/23.

All the GPK to Find at San Diego Comic Con

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.

Joe Simko

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 Offering SDCC Exclusive Garbage Pail Kids Bag Clip Set

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).

Topps Reveals Image for 9 Card GPK Puzzle Giveaway at SDCC

Topps shared with GPKNews the image of the 9 card Garbage Pail Kids puzzle giveaway at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. The artwork, done by artist Chris Meeks, features a number of GPKs all invading SDCC, both above and underground! Collectors attending the show can collect the completed image in a 9 card puzzle available at 9 different GPK partner licensee booths. Each booth has 500 cards to pass out over the five day show. Topps did give each partner suggested daily handout limits, so collectors will want to visits the booths early! Checkout the checklist below for the list of participating booths.