Tag Archives: Wacky Packages

2017 Philly Non-Sports Card Show Exclusives Include Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages and More

Find out about the 2017 Philly Non-Sports Card Show promo cards and exclusives, including a set of nine Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages.

2017 Topps Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Checklist Celebrates Five Decades of Satire

2017 Topps Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary trading cards mix old and new. Get the full checklist, details, hobby and hobby collector box breakdowns, release date and more.

Wacky Packages, Underground Comix Pioneer Jay Lynch Passes Away

Artist Jay Lynch has passed away. His trading card worked included Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids. Lynch was also an important figure in underground comix.

2017 Topps Jay Lynch Tribute Set to Help a GPK, Wacky Packages Legend

The 2017 Topps Jay Lynch Tribute set features other artists taking on some of the hobby legend’s Garbage Pail Kid and Wacky Packages gags. Get details on the set, checklist and thoughts from some of the artists.

2017 Topps Wacky Packages Alternative Facts Trading Cards Are Reality

2017 Topps Wacky Packages Alternative Facts trading cards spoof some of the claims coming from the White House. Get the checklist, print runs, details and more.

Box Busters: 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages

Beckett non-sports and gaming analyst Matt Bible and Eric Norton as they open 2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages. Also, leave a comment below and you could win a box courtesy of Topps! A winner will be selected on April 11.

2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages Checklist

2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages checklist. Get the full checklist, insert odds, and autograph and relic card details. The set spoofs all 30 MLB teams and more.

2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages are a fully endorsed parody of big league baseball

2016 Topps MLB Wacky Packages parody all 30 of baseball’s teams. Boxes are available in two hobby types, regular and hobby collector, which have more exclusives.

First Look: 2015 Wacky Packages

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst This summer, things will once again get a little wacky. Topps announced last week the release of 2015 Wacky Packages. This is by far the longest-running parody series in non-sports with the first release coming in 1967. Even though releases had thinned out in some decades more than […]

Inside this year’s Gaming Almanac + Zoe Saldana contest

The latest Beckett Gaming Almanac is here. Released on Oct. 24, this edition has more info and more pricing — and this was my first crack at editing and developing the content for Beckett’s 5th almanac and I’m happy to give you an inside look.

First look: 2014 Topps Star Wars Wacky Packages

Topps is adding a twist to the Star Wars universe.

Wacky Packages to get the chrome treatment from Topps

Some of the first Wacky Packages releases will be included in 2014 Wacky Packages Chrome with the original 1967 series, 1973 Series, and 1973 Series 3.

Topps to sell Wacky Packages original art for $1 million

Topps artist Norm Saunders created a 5-by-7-inch painting for a Wacky Packages design titled “Band-Ache,” parodying the Johnson & Johnson brand Band-Aid.

Topps sends Wacky Packages Postcards Series 9 to online store

The Limited Edition product will cost $52.99 and is limited to just 350 signed and numbered postcards. “The Birds” is $39.99.

Topps to offer custom sketch cards

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor For decades, children have enjoyed the art on Topps cards such Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages. As they got older, adults have found the same joy as well. Many of the GPK and Wacky Packages have become iconic pictures such as Adam Bomb from GPK […]

Non-sports cards provide innocent, sentimental fun – and sometimes value, too

It’s easier to describe what non-sports cards aren’t – cards depicting mainstream athletics – than what they entail. Movies. Scenery. Bugs. Art. TV. World leaders. Lingerie models. Pop music. Broadcasters. Historical figures. Superheroes.

Ripping Retail: Wacky Packages & Garbage Pail Kids

Watch the video to see what goofy cards she pulled.

Commercial stars sign for Wacky Packages

Wacky Packages All-New Series 10 Collector Edition comes out on March 13. Inside will be Commercial Star Autographs.

Box Busters: Wacky Packages Old School Series 4

Wacky Packages Old School is back with another series, poking fun at brands from the 1970s.

Topps releases Wacky Packages Old School 4

Wacky Packages Old School 4 Stickers gives collectors that chance, again.

First look: Wacky Packages All-New Series 10

Cap’n Crud, Gadzooka Bubble Gum and Band-Aches, all ways Wacky Packages have turned familiar household brands into jokes.

Topps offers exclusive sketch cards at New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con is headed to New York City with special guests, comic book characters and trading cards.

Topps revisits old cards through books

Topps is taking collectors on a tour through its history with a series of books dedicated to trading cards.

Wacky Packages back for another series

Wacky Packages Series 9 will come out in late July parodying many popular products, including video games and apps.