2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 C Variations Guide

2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 C Variations Guide

Check your numbers, kids and collectors. The C variation is returns for 2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3. These rare variants add a third card to the traditional Garbage Pail Kids A-B numbering scheme.

Like the C variations found in Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 2, long-time GPK collectors will notice something familiar about these. The names of the C variations are not new. They're based off of classic characters from the line's early days in the 1980s. In the base set, the A-name is one of the original names. The B-name is a new one. The rare C-name is also one that's been used before. Confused? Here's an example.

  • 174a Cranky FRANKIE - used before
  • 174b Terrible TERRENCE - new name
  • 174c Bad BRAD - used before

There's a second bit of nostalgia at play with these cards. They all have a second classic GPK character on them.

Prices for the 2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 C variations are high with most eBay sellers asking more than $100.

This is the third GPK set to include C variation. Beside BNS2, they can also be found in 2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Chrome.

2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 C Variations

Please note this list is a work in progress. If you spot a card that's not below, please feel free to email us so we can add it. Images are also appreciated.

174c Bad BRAD

176c Thin LYNN

178c JASON Basin

180c New Wave DAVE

182c Brainy BRIAN

2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 182c Brainy Brian

184c Galloping GLEN

186c Berserk KIRK

192c Small SAUL

193c MANNY Heads

2013 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Brand New Series 3 193 Manny Heads

Top eBay Listings

GARBAGE PAIL KIDS BRAND NEW SERIES BNS 3 THIN LYNN 176 C "VARIATION C CARD"
$139.97

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