Archived from the original on July 9, Many of the card backs feature puzzle pieces that form giant murals while other flip-side subjects vary greatly among the series, from humorous licenses and awards to comic strips and, in more recent releases, " Facebook " profiles. In October , Topps re-released original series 1 as a metallic chromium set containing all 41 kids plus 14 previously unpublished characters.
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This page was last edited on 27 Augustat An animated television series was also created, but its initial scheduled broadcast in the US was postponed due to parental complaints.
The first series for was January's "Adam-geddon" which put the Garbage Pail Kids including some classic pil in perilous end-times scenarios. After this success, Series 1 was released in Australia and New Zealand known as "The Garbage Gang" and was identical to the United States version albeit smaller in size. The film is considered one of the worst films ever made. Like the older cards, these have activities on the back of the cards gadbage checklists, puzzles, and " Fakebook " profiles.
The series was the brainchild of Topps consultant and Pulitzer Prize -winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman who came up with the product idea after the success of his earlier creations, Garbage Candy and Wacky Packages. Fifteen original series "OS" of regular trading cards were released in the United States, with various sets released in other countries. The Topps Company . A second Flashback set was released on February 23,with 65 more OS reprints from series 1 to 9 plus five more "lost" kids, 10 new "Where are They Now" cards, five 3D cards resembling holograms but in full colourunique artist sketches, and 10 "Adam Mania" cards showing variants of Adam Bomb's iconic mushroom cloud, plus parallels of the base and Adam Mania sets.
BNS2 was released in March and features 55 new characters plus 18 reimagined characters plus lenticular cards, glow in the dark cards and folded cards. Chrome cards are thicker than the original cards and are not stickers.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A second series followed in April called "Prime Slime Trashy TV" with humorous takes on popular television shows.
Garbage Pail Kids - Wikipedia
Garbage Pail Kids is a series of sticker trading cards produced by the Topps Companyoriginally released in and designed to parody the Cabbage Patch Kids dolls which were popular at the time. Each pack contained three stickers and the "peel here" arrow pointed to the top left area since there was no die-cut tarbage.
A similar set of trading cards called the Sloppy Slobs oail released in Italy in Adam Bomb Series 1 8a became iconic of the trading card franchise; the image was used on the first five series' packs. Production of the cards themselves continued, but by sales had dwindled and a planned 16th series was never produced.
Garbage Pail Kids
ANS1 was largely made up of artwork intended for release in the s, but 's ANS2 featured brand new concepts. Inthe format was changed again to themed sets that spoofed different pop-culture topics.
The ANS releases also changed the card numbering format: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie". This section does not cite any sources. In OctoberTopps re-released original series 1 as a metallic chromium set containing all 41 kids plus 14 previously unpublished characters.
Retrieved from " https: After the 30th Anniversary series, Topps began using a new formula that structured each series with an overall theme divided into subsets focusing on particular topics.
During the height of the card series' popularity, Garbage Pail Kids were banned in many schools. They have now announced that there will be a BNS3 released in the middle of October, after the release of the chrome edition in August.