Garbage Pail Kids and Mars Attacks Crash 2014 New York Comic-Con

Garbage Pail Kids and Mars Attacks Crash 2014 New York Comic-Con

Topps is heading to the 2014 New York Comic-Con with a handful of Garbage Pail Kids and Mars Attacks exclusives.

Garbage Pail Kids are featured on six different jumbo prints. Sold in sets of three at the Topps Booth (#1560), pop culture-themed characters include Breaking Brad, Dead TED, Obscene GENE, Fan BOYD. Also among them is Comic-Con RON, a creation of Peter Bagge, one of the creators of the upcoming Garbage Pail Kids comic. Sets of three prints are $25 or $40 for all six.

2014 Topps Garbage Pail Kids NYCC Prints

Fan BOYD is on a shirt that's exclusive to the 2014 NYCC. Limited to 300 copies, it's $20.

The IDW booth (1844) has a free ashcan edition of the GPK comic. In addition to Bagge, the book also has artwork from Garbage Pail Kids veterans Joe Simko, Brent Engstrom and Mark Pingitore.

Following their successful Kickstarter campaign, Mantic Games is set to release their Mars Attacks tabletop game. They'll be on hand to show people how to play. They'll also have games for sale and mini packs of Martian army builder figures. Those who buy the box set at the show get an exclusive sketch card that can be used in the game.

The 2014 New York Comic-Con runs October 9-12 at the Javits Center in New York City.

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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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