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

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176c Thin LYNN

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178c JASON Basin

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180c New Wave DAVE

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182c Brainy BRIAN

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184c Galloping GLEN

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186c Berserk KIRK

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192c Small SAUL

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193c MANNY Heads

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.   His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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