Topps Shares New York Comic Con Plans

The return of cons around the country includes this weekend’s annual New York Comic Con. Topps has big plans for the event, with many of them involving the Garbage Pail Kids. Today, Topps shared details of everything they have planned for the con. Topps will be selling a new mini set at the show based off of previous Oh the Horrible releases. Topps is planning on also offering the set online to collectors later this week. While Topps hasn’t yet revealed details, there are plans for an exclusive promo card to be given to collectors who purchase the set at NYCC. There will also be other GPK promo cards available at Topps booth. Topps doesn’t spell out what will be available each day, but artist Joe Simko will be at the Topps booth (#2557) Friday and Saturday at 12:00 PM, while artist David Gross will be there Saturday at 2:00 PM. Both will be signing cards at the show. Topps also said there will be giveaways of Tom Bunk autos, tshirts, and movie posters. Speaking of movies, the debut screening of part three of the Fury Load trilogy will take place at Topps booth on Saturday at 12:00. Expect the animated short to debut online shortly after. A virtual panel featuring many of the GPK licensees is schedule to take place virtually on Thursday 10/7 at 10:00 AM. Schedule to take part are Mishka designer Mabel Garcia, author RL Stine, artist Joe Simko, and Fury Load producer Adam F Goldberg. Finally, Adam Bomb himself will be making an appearance after a two year absence. Collectors will get that chance to take their picture with the GPK icon. GPKNews will bring you more details on cards and giveaways as more detail emerge.