Know the 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Art Variations

Know the 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Art Variations

Super heroes are no strangers to costume changes. As times change (or cosmic creatures crawl curiously across their clothes), new threads are needed. The books themselves will tell you it's part of a story while the cynical person reading over your should might say it's all about boosting sales. Whichever the case, 2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Art Variations takes a similar approach.

Exclusive to the premium Hobby Collector's Edition packs, these variations aren't easy to find. They're a case hit, landing 1:192 packs.

2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 has five Art Variations. Like the separate C Variations, they revolve around the super hero theme that takes up a solid chunk of the release. The give the featured characters a slightly different look, much like their comic counterparts. For example, the 128a Rust Ty base card pokes fun at Iron Man. The Art Variation loses its color, leaving him looking more like War Machine.

Below is a full visual guide to all of the Art Variations including side-by-side comparisons with the originals.

2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Art Variations Visual Guide

122a Swiss Arnie

Base: white shirt
Variation: black shirt, eye patch

Base

2014 Topps GPK Series 2 122a Silver

Variation

2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Art Variations 122a Swiss Arnie

124a Knot Ted

Base:blue uniform
Variation: white uniform

Base

2014 Topps GPK Series 2 124a

Variation

127a Greed Dee

Base: green uniform
Variation: white uniform

Base

2014 Topps GPK Series 2 127a

Variation

128a Rust Ty

Base: yellow and red armor
Variation: silver armor

Base

2014 Topps GPK Series 2 128a

Variation

132a Eight Armand

Base: red and blue uniform
Variation: black uniform

Base

2014 Topps GPK Series 2 132a

Variation

2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 2 Art Variations 132a Eight Armand


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