Garbage Pail Kids Original Series 2

With the popularity on the rise, Topps Inc. released the 2nd Series Garbage Pail Kids with new sticker card character names. The 2nd Original series Garbage Pail Kids sticker cards featured 82 cards labeled 42a-83a and 42b-83b. Cards labeled with a number and the letter "a" had a counterpart labeled with the letter "b". The counter parts from "a" to "b" featured the same character artwork with different names. For example card 42a is Patty Putty, whereas 42b was Muggin Megan.

The total collection of the Original Series 2 included 47 variations bringing the total to 131 Original Series 2 cards. Those variation included changes to the back of the card, however featured the same character artwork on the front. There was a variation that was made on card 49b where the name changed from Schizo Fran to Fran Fran. The Original Series 2 cards featured matte and glossy finishes on the back of the cards.

The GPK Original Series 2 had at least 3 known print releases. Most collectors refer to the print release as a run or wave. With the release of each wave there were different variation backs. Collecting a full Original Series 2 variation set would require you to collect all variations on each of the released print waves.

As stated on the home page, the prices below reflect cards, wax packs, or full wax boxes that are in mint or near mint conditions. We've also included pricing for cards that have been professionally graded. Cards that have been graded by a professional will have a score that is standardized, which in turn will increase the perceived value of a card.

 

1985 2nd Series - US Original Series 2

  GPK Item   Description   Value  
Full Wax Box GPK Series 2 Wax Box of 48 Packs. Condition NM/MT. Unopened wax packs. Can be glossy or matte back finish. Complete with 48 individual, unopened wax packs and box. $575.00
Unopened Wax Pack 5 GPK Sticker Cards & Gum: Original Series 2 Garbage Pail Wax Pack. Condition NM/MT. Unopened. Glossy or Matte Back Card Finish. Any print wave. $10.00

82 Card Set Glossy Back

Complete 82 Set Glossy: Condition NM/MT. Cards 42 - 83, set "a" and "b". Complete card set of 82 cards. Not including variation cards. All cards Glossy Back finish. Any print wave. $189.00
82 Card Set Matte Back Complete 82 Set Matte: Condition NM/MT. Cards 42 - 83, set "a" and "b". Complete card set of 82 cards. Not including variation cards. All cards Matte Back finish. Any print wave. $175.00
131 Card Variation Set Glossy Back Complete 131 Set Glossy Back: Condition NM/MT. Cards 42 - 83, set "a" and "b". Complete card set of 131 cards. Including all 47 variation cards. All cards Glossy Back finish. $425.00
131 Card Variation Set Matte Back Complete 131 Set Matte Back: Condition NM/MT. Cards 42 - 83, set "a" and "b". Complete card set of 131 cards. Including all 47 variation cards. All cards Matte Back finish. $400.00
Empty Wax Box Original Series 2 GPK Wax Box: Condition NM/MT. Blue wax box with artwork. No wax packs included, empty box. $55.00
Card 49a Double Heather: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Double Heather. Glossy or Matte Back finish. Condition NM/MT. $5.00

Card 49b

Fran Fran: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Fran Fran. Glossy or Matte Back finish. Condition NM/MT. $11.00
Card 49b Schizo Fran: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Evil Eddie. Matte or Glossy Back finish. Condition NM/MT. Any variation of the card. $11.00
Card 53a
Jolted Joel: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Jolted Joel. Matte or Glossy Back finish. Condition NM/MT. $5.00
Card 43b Doug Plug: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Doug Plug. Matte or Glossy Back finish. Condition NM/MT. Any variation of the card $5.00
Card 75a
Off-The-Wall Paul: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Off-The-Wall Paul. Matte or Glossy Back finish. Condition NM/MT. Any variation of the card $5.00
Card 45b Messy Tessie: Single Garbage Pail Kids sticker card featuring Messy Tessie. Glossy or Matte Back finish. Condition NM/MT. $5.00
Common Cards Glossy Back All Glossy Back - Common Cards: Condition NM/MT. Single GPK Original Series 2 sticker card with the glossy back finish. Common cards refer to all other cards that were not individually listed above. $3.75
Common Cards Matte Back All Matte Back - Common Cards: Condition NM/MT. Single GPK Original Series 2 sticker card with the matte back finish. Common cards refer to all other cards that were not individually listed above. $3.50
Professionally Graded - Score 10 Pro Graded 10 "Gem": All GPK Series 2 Sticker Cards that have been professionally graded with a score of "10" will have an increased value of a 200%, along with the cost of grading the card. Card Price
+ Grading Cost
+ 200%
Professionally Graded - Score 9 Pro Graded 9: All GPK Series 2 Sticker Cards that have been professionally graded with a score of "9" will have an increased value of a 125%, along with the cost of grading the card. Card Price
+ Grading Cost
+ 125%
Professionally Graded - Score 8 Pro Graded 8: All GPK Series 2 Sticker Cards that have been professionally graded with a score of "8" will have an increased value of a 85%, along with the cost of grading the card. Card Price
+ Grading Cost
+ 85%