Tag Archives: Wacky Packages

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

020000 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 […]

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

000000 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 […]

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.