1985 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Series 1

Total Cards: 82

Rating: 7.4 (15 votes)
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Top Sets: #5

Release Date: 6-4-1985

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  1a   Nasty Nick  
  1b   Evil Eddie  
  2a   Junkfood John  
  2b   Ray Decay  
  3a   Up Chuck  
  3b   Heavin' Steven  
  4a   Fryin' Brian  
  4b   Electric Bill  
  5a   Dead Ted VAR  
  5a   Dead Ted  
  5b   Jay Decay VAR  
  5b   Jay Decay  
  6a   Art Apart  
  6b   Busted Bob  
  7a   Stormy Heather  

Inserts and Related Sets



  • Matte Finish card Backs (non-gloss) have been found in both print runs of the 1st series. A possible production error
  • The only series Without A Puzzle.

  • The Only Series that has the GPK header With the "TM" (trademark) Symbol. Not including the Giant 1st Series Kids which has the ® "registered" trade mark symbol.

  • The first of two series that have cards with a Pink GPK Header. Cards 12a "Furry FRAN" and 12b "Hairy MARY" (Visit the 4th series "Fun Facts and TidBits" section to view the second pink GPK header).
  • The only series with a GPK Header Surrounded By the color Yellow rather than white. Cards 18a "Cranky FRANKIE" and 18b "Bad BRAD". Several non-card GPK boxes can be found with this phenomenon.
  • The only series Box (wrapper or card front) that has a Blue GPK Header Surrounded By the color Yellow
  • The series has Light Pink, dark blue, dark pink, yellow, and red Name Bars ... no light blue in this series
  • Glossy backs are more valuable than Matte backs for OS1.

User Comments

Mar. 1, 2017 - 3:14PM

This set was already legendary in its own day.

Edited on: Mar. 4, 2017 - 4:25PM


Posted by: RoundtheDiamond87
Mar. 8, 2017 - 9:37AM


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Beckett Non-Sport Almanac pricing for GPK2Mar 9, 2017 8:41 PM
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