The latest saga featuring the Garbage Pail Kids going through history is coming to a close. Dynamite Comic has announced the final issue of the current series, Garbage Pail Kids Trashin’ Through Time Issue #5. The comic is written by Adam F. Goldberg and Hans Rodionoff with artwork by Jeff Zapata and Chris Meeks. The description for this issue says, “It all ends here! Adam Bomb and the Kommandos are cornered by a zombie horde and there’s no way out. That is, until they discover that Dead Ted can speak zombie! The GPK zombies form an alliance with our heroes to take down Nasty Nick. Our heroes then learn a shocking twist and you have to see it to believe it!” Covers for this issue include ones by Tom Bunk, Jeff Zapata, Robert Jimenez, and a classic GPK card cover. Each of the four main covers will come ploybagged with an exclusive trading card. The newest issue will be available for preorder soon wherever comics are sold. GPK Trashin’ Through Time Issue #5 is set to hit store shelves 2/28/24.
The Garbage Pail Kids visit the old west in their latest trip through history! Dynamite Comics announced Garbage Pail Kids Trashin’ Through Time Issue #4. The comic is written by Adam F. Goldberg and Hans Rodionoff with artwork by Jeff Zapata and Chris Meeks. The description for this issue says, “In this issue: The Kommandos chase Nasty Nick across history – through prehistoric times, ancient Greece, the days of Prohibition, the Old West, and more – and they meet many a classic GPK character along the way! The ride comes to an end in the future, though, where we catch a glimpse of… oh crap, are those zombies!?!” Covers for this issue include ones by Tom Bunk, Jeff Zapata, David Acevedo, and a classic GPK card cover. Each of the four main covers will come ploybagged with an exclusive trading card. The newest issue will be available for preorder soon wherever comics are sold. GPK Trashin’ Through Time Issue #4 is set to hit store shelves 1/24/24.
The Garbage Pail Kids continue their ascent through history in the newest comic release. Dynamite Comics has announced Garbage Pail Kids Trashin’ Through Time Issue #3. Once again, the comic was written by Adam F Goldberg and Hans Rodionoff with artwork by Jeff Zapata and Chris Meeks. The description of this issue reads, “In this issue, Adam Bomb leads a daring raid on the Topps Gum Headquarters. Then, with a stale gum machine in tow, the GPKommandos head back in time to Romania in the 1800s, where we are treated to the origin story of Nasty Nick! You don’t want to miss it!” Cover variations for this issue include covers by Jeff Zapata, Tom Bunk, Lowell Isaac, and a forth classic GPK card which image. Each of the four main covers will come ploybagged with an exclusive trading card. The newest issue will be available for preorder soon wherever comics are sold. GPK Trashin’ Through Time Issue #3 is set to hit store shelves 12/20/23.
The newest comic book saga featuring the Garbage Pail Kids is set to continue. Dynamite recently unveiled Garbage Pail Kids Trashin Theough Time Issue #2. The comic was written by Adam F Goldberg and Hans Rodionoff with artwork by Jeff Zapata and Chris Meeks. The description for this issue reads, “In this issue: Adam and his GPKommandos are Nasty Nick’s prisoners and there’s no way out! That is, until T.R.A.S.H. – Team of Rebels Assigned to Save Humankind – arrives on the scene! Now, our heroes must find a way back in time to stop Nasty Nick in the first place… what could go wrong!?!” As usual there will be a multitude of different covers and variations offered. Covers by Ray Lago, Jeff Zapata, Dustin Graham, and a forth classic card cover will all come ploybagged with an exclusive trading card. The comics will be available for preorder soon wherever comics are sold. GPK Trashin Through Time is set to hit shelves 11/8/23.
After revealing their Origins, the Garbage Pail Kids are back in a new comic book series from Dynamite Entertainment, Garbage Pail Kids Trashin Through Time Issue #1. In a press release as part of their SDCC announcements, Dynamite begin solicitation for the sequel to the GPK Origins series. The series once again is written by Adam F Goldberg, Hans Rodionoff, and Jeff Zapata. Internal artwork for the first issue was done by Zapata and Chris Meeks. Dynamite’s description of the new series reads, “The hit creative conglomerate is back for more gross-out goodness. Their previous series was called “absolute trash in the best way possible” by a leading outlet. That is the energy being captured once more, as the titular colorful cast finds themselves flung from their World War II origins to a 1980s ruled by their own kind. It’s Planet of the Apes in the style of the GPK, and fans of all eras will not want to miss this riot of a tale!”
There will once again by a multitude of covers. So far they’ve revealed covers by Jeff Zapata, Tom Bunk, Chris Meeks, a trading card style cover, and a blank sketch cover. Additionally, each of the main covers in the series will come ploybagged with a trading card. The three main artists covers will all come with a trading card of the cover, while the trading card style cover will come with a card featuring artwork from a page from that issue. Preorders will be available soon wherever comics are sold. Garbage Pail Kids Trashin Through Time Issue #1 will hit comic book shelves this October.
Dynamite Entertainment is revisiting their recent Garbage Pail Kids comic book series; GPK Origins and GPK vs. Madballs. Both series will be offered as graphic novels by the company. Additionally, each graphic novel purchased comes with exclusive GPK cards featuring artwork from the Origins series. In true comic book fashion, there are a number of different cover snd book choices available for preorder on the company’s website. The Garbage Pail Kids Origins graphic novel comes in four different bundles each with a different cover. While the Garbage Pail Kids vs. Madballs graphic novel also comes in four different bundles, however the cover appears to be the same. There is also one giant bundle where collectors can purchase both novels and get the entire 10 card set. The novels are scheduled to be released in Nov. 2023. Here are the different bundles available:
- Origins Softcover w/ Card #1 $9.99
- Origins Hardcover w/ Cards #1 & #2 $19.99
- Origins Hardcover signed by Adam F. Goldberg and Hans Rodionoff w/ Cards #1, #2, #3 $39.99
- Origins Hardcover w/ remarqued sketch by Ken Haeser w/ Cards #1-#5 $75.00
- Madballs Softcover w/ Card #6
- Madballs Hardcover w/ Cards #6 & #7
- Madballs Hardcover signed by Schools Fisch w/ Cards #6, #7, #8 $39.99
- Madballs Hardcover remarqued sketch by Jason Crosby w/ Cards #6-#10 $75.00
- Both Origins & Madballs Hardcovers w/ remarqued sketches w/ Card #1-#10 (one card signed by Goldberg and Radionoff) $150.00
As GPKNews first shared with collectors last year, collectors will have the chance to get a free GPK vs. Madballs comic book this weekend! The reprinted book is part of the yearly national Free Comic Book Day. Many comic stores around the country will have this comic, along with many others available for free to customers tomorrow, May 6th. You can check if there is a participating store in your area at the Free Comic Book Day website.
The story of how GPKs and Madballs first met comes to an end. Dynamite has announced Madballs vs. Garbage Pail Kids Slime Again Issue #4. This is the final issue in the limited run series. The preview for the issue reads, “The space race is on-in a flurry of slingshots, fireworks, and giant bat wings, as the Madballs and GPK take to the skies in a mad dash to beat each other to the Moon! Plus: In the far future, Earth is a high- tech utopia where peace reigns and everything is in its place. That is, until archaeologists uncover the still-feuding Madballs and GPK-who bring a much-needed bit of anarchy to an all-too-quiet-and-predictable world.” The comic is written by Sholly Frisch, with all the artwork done by Jason Crosby. As with the other issues, there are covers by Joe Simko, Crosby, and a vintage fight poster by Ken Haeser. There will be a number of other cover variants offered for the issue. The comic is available for preorder whoever comics are sold. The final issue of the series is set to his store shelves May 10, 2023.
The comic story of how Madballs and GPK met continues! Dynamite Comics has announced Madballs vs. Garbage Pail Kids Slime Again Issue #3. The preview for this issue reads, “The Garbage Pail Kids and Madballs ride the range as cowpokes (hey, someone’s got to poke those cows). But their competition to see who can make their ghost town more ghastly soon means this town ain’t big enough for the both of them! Plus: In the world of 1950s drag-racing greasers, there’s nobody greasier than the Madballs and the Garbage Pail Kids! When they go head-to-disembodied head in a drag race of souped-up hot rods (powered by the high-octane of week-old cabbage soup), it’s winner take all!” The comic is written by Sholly Frisch with all the artwork done by Jason Crosby. Once again there are covers from Joe Simko, Crosby, and a special Vintage Foght Poster by Ken Haeser. There are sure to be a number of limited and exclusive cover variants also released. The comics should be available to preorder wherever comics are sold. Slime Again #3 is scheduled to hit comic store shelves on Apr. 12, 2023.
The comic series that shows the world just how the Garbage Pail Kids met the Madballs continues with their second issue. Dynamite Entertainment has posted the preview for Madballs vs. Garbage Pail Kids Slime Again Issue #2. The preview for this issue reads, “Arrrh, mateys! Weigh anchor for horrible hijinks on the high seas as the Madballs set sail for a pirate adventure with Skullface on their flag and…well, never mind what’s on the poop deck. Plus: Italy in the 16th Century: The Sistine Chapel needs a paint job…and the GPK and Madballs both want the gig! There’s only one way to choose: a no-holds-barred paint-off!” The comic is written by Sholly Frisch with all the artwork by Jason Crosby. Covers for this issue are being done by Crosby, Joe Simko, and a fight poster done by Ken Haeser. There will be more variant and exclusive covers announced. The comics can be preordered now wherever comics are sold. Issue #2 is scheduled to hit comic stores on 3/15/23.