Topps Launches 2023 Garbage Pail Kids Valentine’s Day is Canceled

Love is in the air again! The annual GPK set with a Valentine theme is back. Today Topps launched 2023 Garbage Pail Kids Valentine’s Day is Canceled. This year’s set contains 20 base cards, 10 new pieces in a/b versions. Artists Joe Simko, David Gross, Brent Engstrom, Joe McWilliams, and Neil Camera each did two pieces for the set. Each set purchased comes with 28 cards; 20 base cards, 3 red heart parallels, 1 black heart parallel, 2 dating profile inserts, 1 C name, and either a sketch or foil card. Foil cards are available in unnumbered foil board, gold /50, and rainbow /25. There is also a Deaf Geoff card by Ermsy inserted 1:5 sets. Additionally a short printed box featuring Lovely Lea is 1:10 sets. There are no odds listed on the sketch cards. There are a wide selection of sketch artists on the set, from one making his debut (Laurich), to an artist doing sketches for the first time in years (Gross). So far the list of sketch artists on the set are; Eric Medina (70), David Gross (10), Jasmine Contois (70), Victor Moreno (70), Aaron Laurich (70), David Acevedo (70), Barry Nygma (50), Rich Molinello (70), Slippa Chervascus (50), Ro Garcia Astorga (70), Nik Muggli (70), Justin Olson (50), Barry Nibert (50), Chris Meeks (45), Greg Treize (60), Becky Sharp (50), Ad Rock (50), Robert Ball (50), Brandhen Snyder (50), Lowell Isaac (50), Darrin Pepe (25), Nik Castaneda (70), Erik Muller (50), Neil Camera (30) and Joey Fitchett (50). More updates will be made to this article as additional sketch card numbers are known. Sets are available for $40 each on Shipping is free when choosing the Economy/SmartPost option. There is no timer on the sale. Topps will reveal the print run at the end of the sale. Here are some pictures of the cards.