Topps Comics Imprint Returns with Online-Exclusive Garbage Pail Kids Series

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Topps Comics Garbage Pail Kids 4

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor

Topps Comics are back. The card maker has gotten back into printing them with the release of a weekly Garbage Pail Kids comic.

Back in the early to mid 1990s, Topps tried their hand at the comic business. Topps Comics covered many licensed properties, offering some synergy to their trading card lines. The X-FilesJurassic ParkXena: Warrior Princess and even Bram Stoker’s Dracula had separate trading card and comic releases from the company.

However, the comics often came packaged with some exclusive promo cards as an additional selling point.

That tradition stays true with the Topps Garbage Pail Kids comics. Issues come with a pair of cards related to the featured issue.

The cost of each eight-page comic (and two cards) is $19.99. Bulk lots of five are $89.99. Issues are available for just one week through the Topps website.

IDW recently did a five-issue run of Garbage Pail Kids comic books aimed at the traditional market. Although regular issues didn’t have any cards, there were also bagged deluxe editions that did.

Topps Garbage Pail Kids Comics List

We’ll add to this as more issues are released.

1 Worst of 2016

Available: January 13-20
Writer: Pat Barrett
Artist: Brent Engstrom
Print Run: 265 copies

Garbage Pail Kids Comics 1

Cards:
1A Grim JIM
1B Nervous REX


2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Comics 1a Grim JIM


2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Comics 1a Nervous REX


2 2017 Presidential Inaug-Hurl Ceremony of Donald Dump

Available: January 20-27
Print Run: 455

Topps Comics Garbage Pail Kids 2

Cards:
2A DONALD Dump
2B Tossed Cookies TRUMP

3 The Garbage Pail Kids Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse

Available: February 21-28
Print Run: 291 copies

Topps Comics Garbage Pail Kids 3

Cards:
3A Detonation DONALD
3B Terminus TRUMP

3 What Iz? The Garbage Pail Kids Alternate Endings

Available: March 7-14
Print Run: TBA

Topps Comics Garbage Pail Kids 4

Cards:
4A AL-Cademy Comedy
4B OSCAR La Vista

Comments? Questions? Contact Ryan Cracknell on Twitter @tradercracks.

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  1. Kerry 21 February, 2017 at 13:51

    Not Nice, Topps! People are already freaking out based on what the media is saying…showing our President blow up the world is class-less!

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