Garbage Pail Kids Pop-Up Yearbook Available for Preorder

Insight Editions is back with their latest GPK offering. The Garbage Pail Kids Pop-Up Book is now available for preorder on Amazon. The book is created by paper crafter Matthew Reinhart, with all the GPK art by Joe Simko. The book is filled with dozens of pops, pulls, slides and other interactive features. This includes the first ever paper engineered cards. Each card is removable from the book and contains a pull tab that transforms the character from a dignified class photo into a GPK chaos. The book sells for $34.99 and is scheduled to be released on 10/17/23. Here is the book’s description from the publisher:

See the Garbage Pail Kids as you’ve never seen them before in the first official GPK pop-up book! Master paper crafter Matthew Reinhart brings foul, fan-favorite Garbage Pail Kids like Adam Bomb, Leaky Lindsay, and Bony Joanie to life in three-dimensional, gross-out glory with this 1980’s-style pop-up yearbook. Exclusive removable, interactive GPK cards make this a must-have for any GPK collector.

Garbage Pail Kids: The Pop-Up Yearbook showcases the grossest, most beloved characters including Patty Putty, Cranky Frankie, and Luke Puke in intricately designed pop-up scenes that burst, spew and ooze from the page. Pop-up legend Matthew Reinhart offers dozens of pops, pulls, slides and other interactive features in the wackiest yearbook ever. Including bonus removable, interactive GPK cards, this deluxe pop-up book is the ideal collector’s item for Garbage Pail Kids fans.

GET SCHOOLED WITH STINKY, SLIMY POP-UPS: Bring your favorite Garbage Pail Kids to life in 3D with vibrant, detailed pop-up spreads full of surprises—and snot—to discover. In this nostalgic 1980’s-style yearbook, you’ll see the Garbage Pail Kids get an education in wreaking havoc with vomit in the cafeteria, mucky experiments in science class, and stink bombs in the locker room!

EXCLUSIVE, INTERACTIVE GPK CARDS: Collect the first-ever paper-engineered GPK cards! Each of this book’s removable cards include a pull tab that transforms a dignified class photo into a scene of classic GPK chaos.

FUN FOR ADULTS AND (GARBAGE PAIL) KIDS ALIKE: This pop-up book is sure to delight GPK collectors of all ages.

DELIGHTFULLY DISGUSTING NEW ILLUSTRATIONS: Featuring original, spectacular artwork by fan-favorite GPK artist Joe Simko, this pop-up book captures the signature humor and over-the-top action of the Garbage Pail Kids.

MATTHEW REINHART’S LATEST AND GREATEST POP-UP BOOK: World renowned paper crafter Matthew Reinhart’s newest pop-up book joins best-selling titles including Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Diagon Alley and BeyondStar Wars: The Ultimate Pop-Up GalaxyStranger Things: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book, and Jurassic World: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book.

FYE Offering Exclusive Box for Upcoming GPK Tarot Set

FYE announced they are offering an exclusive box art for the upcoming Garbage Pail Kids Tarot Deck and Guidebook. The set and book are being published by Insight Editions. Artwork on the cards was done by artist Miran Kim. The set has been available other places for preorder for a few months now, but collectors now have the chance to preorder this exclusive box set from FYE. The set can be preordered now from FYE’s website for $24.99. The deck and guidebook is scheduled to be released in 7/21/22.

Insight Editions Shares Image for Upcoming Garbage Pail Kids Tarot Deck & Guidebook

As GPKNews first shared last July, Tarot cards are getting the GPK treatment. Publisher Insight Editions, is now sharing the cover art and sample images of the cards with collectors. The set contains 78 cards, with 10 being brand new GPK characters. GPK artist Miran Kim did all the art for the set. Insight Edition is teaming with the GPK websites to offer a first look at some of the cards. GPKNews is sharing the Temperance card featuring Blob Betty.

You can check out two more cards at GPKWorld and GeePeeKay. The set retails for $24.99 and can be preordered now from Amazon. The Tarot deck and Guidebook is expected to be released on 8/9/22. Here is additional information about the set from the publisher.

Garbage Pail Kids: The Official Tarot Deck and Guidebook

By Minerva Siegel | Illustrated by Miran Kim

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

Created by Topps nearly forty years ago, the Garbage Pail Kids have shocked, delighted, and entertained fans around the world 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, collectors, pop-culture enthusiasts, and tarot practitioners alike, Garbage Pail Kids: The Official Tarot Deck and Guidebook is the perfect addition to your home library!

STUNNING ARTWORK: Every card is hand-painted in spectacular detail by fan-favorite artist Miran Kim. While remaining true to the brand essence, Kim’s mystical and phantasmagorical artistic style offers GPK fans and tarot practitioners a powerfully reimagined Garbage Pail Kids Universe.

FAVORITE CHARACTERS SEEN LIKE NEVER BEFORE: GPK fans and tarot practitioners will laugh out loud while being mesmerized by classic characters depicted as tarot icons such as Adam Bomb as the Emporer, Spacey Stacy as The High Priestess, and Rob Slob as the Fool.

UNIQUE TAROT EXPERIENCE: This deluxe set of 78 cards, with inspired text by tarot expert Minerva Siegel, 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, full-color guidebook with explanations of each card’s meaning and simple spreads for easy readings.

10 ALL-NEW EXCLUSIVE CHARACTERS: Features never-before-seen additions to the world of Garbage Pail Kids, including Twist of Fate Kate, Hopeful Henrietta, and Wishin’ Willie.

About the Author
Minerva Siegel is the author of Tarot for Self-Care: How to Use Tarot to Manifest Your Best Self. She writes about tarot, witchcraft, and living with disabilities for print magazines and online publications. When not writing, she practices divination and drinks rose lattes in the Victorian house she shares with her husband and their rescue dogs. Instagram: @SpookyFatBabe.

About the Illustrator
Miran Kim is a painter, illustrator, and comic book artist whose numerous publishing clients include Marvel Comics, Absolut Vodka, Topps Company, Papercutz, IDW, and Éditions Glénat. In addition to commercial artwork, Miran’s personal paintings have been featured in group shows at the New Museum of Contemporary Art (NYC), the Museum of Cartoonist and Comic Book Art (NYC), Galerie Huberty Breyne (Paris), and more.