Now available in packs … Garbage Pail Kids skateboards?

A new ground-breaking arrival hit the market on Monday and it’s something pretty simple that we’re pretty sure hasn’t happened before.

A Garbage Pail Kids skateboard in a pack.

No, really … it’s a new line from Topps and Santa Cruz Skateboards.

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The Goldbergs team up with Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids for 1980s set

The Garbage Pail Kids have called in some Hollywood friends for their next release.

Topps revealed on Thursday that its We Hate the 1980s set coming in January will include autographs from the cast of ABC’s The Goldbergs. 

Who’ll make the cut and become one of the Kids?

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Garbage Pail Kids take on MTV VMAs with Empty V Awards sticker set

With this year’s MTV Video Music Awards set for Sunday, Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids are ready with a new set that mocks the always-watched and often-befuddling event.

The 2017 Garbage Pail Kids Empty V Awards set consists of 12 stickers — two versions of six images — and they’re only available for a limited time.

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First Buzz: 2018 Topps Garbage Pail Kids We Hate the 1980s

2018 Topps Garbage Pail Kids We Hate the 1980s trading cards
Arrives: Jan. 17
Box basics: 
One hit per Hobby Collector box (eight boxes per case)
Checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: The Garbage Pail Kids take on the 1980s with their satirical sights set on cartoons/toys such as MASK, presidents such as Ronald Reagan, video games, fashion, TV, films and plenty more from the decade where the GPKs were born.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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James Comey vs. Donald Trump saga gets its own Garbage Pail Kids set — A Comedy of Comey

We’ve had Trumpocracy and the Disg-race to The White House, but now ToppsGarbage Pail Kids are feasting on the ongoing he-said-he-said saga between James Comey and Donald Trump.

The 2017 Topps GPK A Comedy of Comey sticker set launched today via and can only initially be found there for the next six days adding even more mockery to the political tumult in Washington, D.C.

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James Comey’s card appearances pale in comparison to today’s — but political collectors have options

James Comey‘s testimony before the Senate judiciary committee today will be watched by millions live and sound bites from what will be a historic day in Washington, D.C., will be heard for years to come no matter what happens.

A year ago, not many people would know the name of the now-former FBI director but with all that’s happened since then there are plenty of hot takes no matter what one’s political leaning might be. And in that time, his cardboard appearances have slowly added up via two products, Topps‘ ongoing Garbage Pail Kids/Wacky Packages lines focusing on “Trumpocracy” and the “Disgrace to the White House” and the politically focused Decision 2016 trading card release that has an updated Series 2 set arriving on Friday. 

Unlike the Donald Trumps and Hillary Clintons of the world, though, Comey’s cardboard isn’t all that plentiful … keep reading.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Battle of the Bands

2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Battle of the Bands trading cards
Arrives: Oct. 18
Box basics: 
One hit per Hobby Collector box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This batch of Garbage Pail Kids will rock when it arrives packing parody takes on stars of the music world as well as remakes of iconic album covers.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids & Wacky Packages take on Rock Hall of Lame

The newest members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have some even newer honors besides those that will see them commemorated in the museum.

Some of them are now forever honored by Topps‘ new Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages set — a 2017 Hall of Lame set.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a Garbage Pail Kids Series 5 wax pack (Hour 10)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 10.

12in12-logo-smallerThe pack: 1986 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 5 wax pack
The cost now: 
The cost then: 25 cents

What’s inside this pack? Keep reading …

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Oscars’ Envelopegate snafu lives on with new Garbage Pail Kids homage

artgpk-16c2s-17gpap-nswb-setOne of the most-unforgettable errors in Oscars history will now be remembered in a different way.

With a new Garbage Pail Kids sticker.

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New Garbage Pail Kids & Wacky Packages set to assist artist

artgpk-stic-17gpk-jlt-1_1A veteran cartoonist is batting health issues and mounting medical expenses and he’ll be getting some help from his kids and Topps.

His Garbage Pail Kids, actually.

Just some of the career credits of Jay Lynch include writing for Bazooka Joe comics, work on Wacky Packages and the Garbage Pail Kids and a new set of 11 cards from Topps revealed on Wednesday aims to help him.
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Adele, Beyonce, MetalliGaga & more win Garbage Pail Kids Shammys


The Grammys had their fair share of memorable moments — and now we get the Garbage Pail Kids cards to reflect those malfunctioning mics, Beyonce‘s motherdom and all of Adele‘s blues.

Blue language that is.

A total of 19 stickers are available now as part of the 2017 GPK Shammys set, which can be had now only initially via

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Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime show gets Garbage Pail Kids nod as Trumpocracy takes day off


The Super Bowl’s halftime star has taken over for Donald Trump — well, at least when it comes to the Garbage Pail Kids.

Lady Gaga is the subject of three new stickers available from Topps for just 24 hours only.

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Garbage Pail Kids keep going with Trumpocracy (ongoing gallery)


The Disgrace to The White House is over, so now it’s time for the Trumpocracy.

It’s the latest Garbage Pail Kids set to emerge from Topps as an online-only release and it arrived on Tuesday with a number of moments that have dominated the airwaves since just Friday.

Update: The ongoing gallery has been updated to add each day’s cards and will be updated as new ones arrive. Keep reading to get all of the details on the set and see the newest cards.

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Inauguration Day events yield 19 new Garbage Pail Kids stickers & five-card Topps Now set

artgpk-16c2s-17gpap-pido-setInauguration Day has come and gone but there are a number of new trading cards from Topps that reflect the new presidency of Donald Trump. 

One is a 19-sticker Garbage Pail Kids 2017 Presidential Inaug-hurl Ceremony set and the other is a five-card Topps Now 2017 Presidential Inauguration set with traditional photography from Friday.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Prime Time Trashy TV (blaster)

2016-topps-garbage-pail-kids-prime-time-trashy-tvFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at

gpk-kimThe box: 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Prime Time Trashy TV
Where to buy: (for hobby)

Packs per box: 4 (plus one three-card Gross Bears pack)
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 43
Base set completion: 
36 of 220 (16 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech gets a Garbage Pail Kid


The Golden Globes meet the Garbage Pail Kids — and that means Meryl Streep‘s speech gets visualized.

That means Donald Trump gets an up-close look at her trophy.

That scene is one of five sticker pairs available in the 2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Golden Groans set available for just one week from the company and only initially available on

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Donald Trump’s taped comments, sniffles & more from debate get Garbage Pail Kids’ attention


The Garbage Pail Kids went there.

Another batch of Disgrace to the White House stickers are available now via for less than 24 hours and several of them in this batch key on the controversy of the week in this year’s run to Election Day for Donald Trump.

One takes on the sniffles, one takes on his alleged ways with women and one shows him in a locker room — and that’s not all for this round.

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Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids take on Alicia Machado & Donald Trump


The Garbage Pail Kids are back at it once again.

Another batch of Disgrace to the White House stickers are available now via for less than 24 hours and one keys on the controversy of the week in this year’s run to Election Day.

It’s a “Dumpy Donald” card that features a Miss Universe (a nod to Alicia Machado) putting Donald Trump through a workout.

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Amy Schumer, Cuba as O.J. among award-winning Garbage Pail Kids

artgpk-16c2s-16gpap-pacg-setThe Emmy Awards may not have drawn the ratings Sunday night, but the Garbage Pail Kids will make sure that people will be talking about TV.

The 2016 Garbage Pail Kids Prime Slime Awards set is here with 20 stickers of those who were up for honors or watching from the audience as winners came and accepted their awards in typical Hollywood fashion.

Among them? Spoofs of Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson and Amy Schumer to name a few.

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Garbage Pail Kids take on musical icons in new Best of the Fest set

ARTGPK-STIC-16GPAPBF-OA-SETThe Garbage Pail Kids are taking on the rockers.

For seven days only, Topps is offering the 20-card 2016 Garbage Pail Kids Best of the Fest set that mocks some icons of the music world.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Aug. 28)


The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Jason Crosby’s Garbage Pail Kids sketches, Dak Prescott and Panini Origins, Diamond Kings, Colin Kaepernick and Mike Trout vs. Ted Williams.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Adamgeddon trading cards

danteWhat: 2017 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Adamgeddon Series 1 trading cards
Arrives: Jan. 20
Box basics: 
One hit per Hobby Collector box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The Garbage Pail Kids bring a little chaos into the new year with Adam Bomb’s takes on Adam-geddon as part of a 220-card set with the end of the world as we know it being taken on by those lovable-but-twisted brats.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Prime Slime Trashy TV cards

16GPKTV_Base_FirstPage1KimWhat: 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Prime Slime Trashy TV trading cards
Arrives: Oct. 5
Box basics:
One hit per Hobby Collector box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The Garbage Pail Kids return with a second helping of Americana this year, but this time it’s all about what’s found on TV.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.

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Decision 2016 trading cards have look of landmark release

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Politicians have appeared on cardboard since the earliest years of trading cards — you know, in packs of cigarettes back in the 1800s — and they’ve appeared in countless non-sports, war and even sports sets of the last 30-plus years as collecting emerged upon the national psyche and flourished as part of the pop culture landscape.

GinterN51But the new Decision 2016 trading cards arriving this week include something that we haven’t yet seen in a political release — the chance at autographs and more advanced “hit” cards along with a healthy amount of traditional cardboard.

In the midst of one of the most-tumultous political seasons in years, this is a product that offers a promising start for a perhaps-expanding trading card genre of its own — and the potential for something more.

It already appears to be a landmark release, but don’t just take Buzz’s word for it.

ABC-Rick-Klein“The idea of a set that captures that drama of an election – that is compelling,” said Rick Klein, who is ABC News’ Political Director and also a long-time baseball card collector. “I feel like it’s something that could start as a novelty project but catch on. You’d be surprised by how many political junkies are also collectors. People love pins, hats, signs. I’ve seen autograph-seekers at obscure conferences for senators most people could never name.”

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Rock Hall feuds ain’t got nothin’ on Garbage Pail Kids’ Hall of Lame

2016-Topps-Garbage-Pail-Kids-Rock-Roll-Hall-of-Lame-3The clock is winding down on Topps‘ latest Garbage Pail Kids release — a 20-sticker collection of spoofs for notable acts tied to this year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The set is dubbed the Rock & Roll Hall of Lame and the 10 pairs of stickers as well as a complete set are found only on until the already filmed ceremony airs on HBO. At that time, they will no longer be available.

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Topps teases more political Garbage Pail Kids to come this Tuesday

CdXY92gUYAARANS.jpg-largeTopps is promising more political Garbage Pail Kids to come this year — and it has the preliminary sketches to approve it.

Entertainment brand manager Mark Von Ohlen shared these sketches online Saturday before their arrival to come on Tuesday.

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Grammy Awards get Garbage Pail Kids treatment as Shammys


Update (Feb. 26): These and the political GPKs have now been offered as 11-by-14 wall art prints on the Topps site.

Nine musicians will get mocked by the Garbage Pail Kids for one day only as Topps has unveiled a new line of stickers.

A pair of names for each standard-size sticker are available — either in pairs or as an entire 18-card set in the 2016 GPK The Shammys stickers.

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New Garbage Pail Kids Campaign Poster Series make even bigger mockery of Trump, Clinton & others

GPK-5The Garbage Pail Kids mocking presidential candidates seems to have caught on this year, and Topps has one more offering for collectors who are getting in on the action.

Now, they’ve gone big.

Previous releases for the two Primary Series GPKs have been card-sized stickers, but four new releases revealed on Friday give fans a jumbo look at the in-pack stickers and a new design heading toward Presidents Day.

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New Hampshire Primary spawns new batch of Garbage Pail Kids

Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 11.32.54 AMOn the heels of a re-release of the politicians cards in this year’s Garbage Pail Kids set for the Iowa Primary, Topps has created a set of new GPK cards only available for a limited time coinciding with the New Hampshire Primary.

Why? People love their politicians — or ripping on them.

A new batch of nine pairs of card-size stickers, as well as a full set, are initially available for 24 hours only via  Who’s in it? Keep reading …

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton among politicians getting Garbage Pail Kids treatment from Topps

Five presidential candidates will take a few more jabs on Wednesday when Topps‘ newest group of Garbage Pail Kids officially arrives with a 10-card subset specifically focusing on those seeking the highest office in the land.

GPKThe 2016 Topps Garbage Kids: American As Apple Pie In Your Face set includes spoofs of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Jeb Bush and Ben Carson. Each of them has a pair of names adorning artwork meant to evoke a laugh or two at their expense as part of an overall product that parodies American pastimes, icons and moments as only the Garbage Pail Kids can.

Its artwork on the wrappers? You can see it at right — it’s all keeping with an All-American theme. (You can click here to view a PDF of the checklist.)

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