X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • History of GPKUG Fan Sets

    This post will serve as a quick history of the GPK Fan Sets. The purpose of this post is to acquaint collectors with the Fan Sets so that if they become interested in collecting them, they know what to look for.

    The Garbage Pail Kids Underground (GPKUG) Fan sets began in 2011. There has been a total of 9 Fan Sets.

    Fan Set 1 / FS1
    Year of Release: 2011
    Name: Koodakaneh Ashghaldan
    Language: Persian Farsi / Iran
    Number of cards: 80 Base Cards, 1 Promo Card, 1 Bonus Card
    Extras:
    1 Bonus Card (B1) Tiny Tim
    1 Promo Card (P1) Adam Bomb – Limited to 10 produced
    Number of sets produced: 47
    Notes: At some point after FS1 shipped, another card featuring Travellin’ Travis was created. The card was numbered x/100 and was sent to everyone that purchased a FS1. Additional cards were sent to other GPK collectors. Some unnumbered Travellin’ Travis cards also made it into circulation.

    fs1-1.jpg

    fs1-2.jpg

    fs1-3.jpg

    Fan Set 2 / FS2
    Year of Release: 2011
    Name: Vuilnisbak Kinderen
    Language: Dutch / Netherlands
    Number of cards: 42 Base Cards, 1 Promo Card
    Extras: 1 Promo Card (P1) Tiny Tim
    Number of sets produced: 50

    fs2-1.jpg

    fs2-2.jpg

    fs2-3.jpg

  • #2
    Fan Set 3 / FS3
    Year of Release: 2012
    Name: Kacara Balte Se Bacce
    Language: Hindi / India
    Number of cards: 20 Base Cards, 2 Promo Cards
    Extras: 2 Promo Cards. **Both Promo Cards featured Adam Bomb on the front. The back of the first promo card was printed upside down so a second promo card was also produced. Both types of promo cards are in circulation.
    Number of sets produced: 200
    Notes: Fan Set 3 was the first fan set to come wrapped in packs. FS3 came wrapped in yellow wax packs. A piece of “Final Art” was also produced by GPK Artist Dustin Graham for this set. The character on the Final Art was the character on the wax packs.
    fs3-2.jpg

    fs3-1.jpg

    fs3-3.jpgfs3-4.jpg

    Comment


    • #3
      They are something to behold brother!!!

      Comment


      • #4
        Fan Set 4 / FS4
        Year of Release: 2014
        Name: Apoon Goon
        Language: Korean / North Korea
        Number of cards: 40 Base Cards
        Extras:
        4 Wrapper Stickers
        P1 Promo Card
        B1 Bonus Card – Hand numbered x/100 (Slasher Asher)
        5″x7″ Poster
        Number of sets produced: 200

        fs4-1.jpg

        fs4-2.jpg

        fs4-3.jpg

        Comment


        • #5
          Fan Set 5 / FS5 / FSV
          Year of Release: 2015
          Language: Aurebesh / Star Wars Language
          Number of cards: 30 Base Cards, 1 Promo Card, 1 Bonus Card, 1 Artist Autograph Card
          Extras:
          1 Bonus Card (B1) – Alien Front / Anal Probe Back
          1 Promo Card (P1) – Max Axe
          1 Artist Autograph Card (Limited to 100) (June Moon)
          Full Sheet
          ** A cancelled Bonus Card featuring an Alien Front / Alternat Award Back was initially printed for FSV. The Bonus Card was scrapped in favor of the Alien Front / Anal Probe Back. A very limited number of these rare 1st Print Run Award Back bonus cards made it into circulation.
          Number of sets produced: 400
          Notes: Fan Set 5 came wrapped in cello packs. The set consisted of 6 cello packs, five cards per pack, for a complete 30 card set. A limited number of full sheets were also made available to collectors.

          fsv-1.jpg

          Comment


          • #6
            Fan Set 6 / FS6
            Year of Release: 2016
            Language: Chinese / China
            Number of cards: 42
            Extras: 1 Promo Card – hand numbered x/125 (Double Heather)
            Number of sets produced: 125

            FS6-1.jpg

            Comment


            • #7
              A strange thing happened after Fan Set 6. Instead of being produced by the members of GPKUG, a mysterious group of individuals took over. They started branding the Fan Sets as “Black Market Trading Company Fan Sets.” Although the identities of individuals involved with the Black Market Trading Company are unknown, they have maintained the same high quality standards as the previous Fan Sets.

              Fan Set 7 / Black Market Fan Set 1 / BMFS1
              Year of Release: 2017
              Language: Zulu
              Name: Udoti Udoli
              Number of cards: 30 Base Cards, 1 Bonus Card, 1 Header Card (Jumbo Pack Option)
              Extras: 1 Bonus Card (B1) (Checked-out Chet) ** Hand numbered and limited to x/100
              Number of sets produced: 200 (100 of each packaging style)
              Notes: Fan Set 7 came with two different packaging options. The first option consisted of six cello packs, 5 cards per pack with a piece of gum in each pack. The second option was a cello ‘Jumbo’ style pack that had all 30 cards and a header card wrapped in clear cellophane. The header card featured Ada Bomb. 100 sets of each packaging style were produced.

              Black-Market-Fan-Set-7.jpg

              Comment


              • #8
                Fan Set 8 / Black Market Fan Set 2 / BMFS2
                Year of Release: 2018
                Language: Vietnamese / Vietnam
                Name: Rac Thai Tre Em
                Number of cards: 41 base cards, 3 different header cards
                Extras: 1 Bonus Card (B2) Why Fight It
                Number of sets produced: 300 total. 100 of each header card variant.
                Notes: Fan Set 8 came 41 cards to a “Jumbo” cello style pack. There were 3 variation packs available; Roy Bot, Hippie Skippy and Mugged Marcus. 100 packs of each character were produced.

                Black-Market-Fan-Set-8.jpg

                Comment


                • #9
                  Fan Set 9 / Black Market Fan Set 3 / Fan Set 1 Redux
                  Year of Release: 2019
                  Language: Persian Farsi
                  Name: Koodakaneh Ashghaldan
                  Number of cards: 80 Base Cards, 3 Bonus Cards
                  Extras: 3 Bonus Cards; B1 (Nasty Nick), B2 (Dead Ted), B3 (Adam Bomb) – Limited to 47 Sets
                  Number of sets produced: 100
                  Notes: Fan Set 9, better known as Fan Set 1 Redux (FS1-R), was produced to allow people who may not have had a chance to purchase FS1 in 2011 the opportunity to have these cards. The backs FS1-R were completely changed from the 2011 FS1 version. A set of 3 Bonus Cards came with the first 47 sets sold to commemorate the original 47 sets of FS1 produced in 2011.

                  Fan-Set-1-Redux.jpg

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Fan Set 10 / Bukimi Kun 2
                    Year of Release: June 2019
                    Language: Japanese
                    Name: Bukimi Kun 2
                    Number of cards: 215
                    Extras: N/A
                    Number of Boxes produced: 100
                    Notes: As you may know, the Original Japanese Bukimi Kun Set and Israeli Havurat Hazevel sets mirrored each other. Each set contained the same exact 168 cards with characters from OS1, 2, 3 and 6. Unfortunately the Japanese Bukimi Kun line ended after the first release. Israeli Havurat Hazevel continued to make a 2nd and 3rd series. The Israeli 2nd series consisted of 209 cards from the USA OS4, OS5, OS7, OS8 and OS9 Garbage Pail Kids releases.

                    Bukimi Kun Series 2 contained all 209 cards (numbered 401-609) in the Israeli Havurat Hazevel Second series release along with 6 extra cards. The extra cards consisted of a P1 card of Dough Boyd (interestingly the only OS5 card not in Havurat Hazevel 2nd series), a censored No Number Semi Colin, and four additional censored cards.

                    The Bukimi Kun Series 2 release came in a shrink wrapped box featuring Bony Tony. Inside the box is a shrink wrapped stack of 215 cards.Bukimi Kun 2.jpg

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Fan Set 11 / Fan Set 2 Redux
                      Year of Release: September 2019
                      Language: Dutch
                      Name: Vuilnisbak Kinderen
                      Number of cards: 42
                      Extras: Black and Camo Beer Koozies
                      Number of Sets produced: 100
                      Notes: FS2-R consists of the same 42 card FS2 set but includes updated card backs. FS2-R comes in small UK/Garbage Gang/Australia/Test Set style packs!

                      Each set consists of 14 packs, 3 cards per pack for a complete 42 card set. Each pack also contains gum.

                      Fan Set 2 Redux.jpg

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Fan Set 12 / Polish Fan Set
                        Year of Release: September 2019
                        Language: Polish
                        Name: Polska Grupa Smieci
                        Number of cards: 30
                        Extras: 3 Header card variations; Adam Bomb, Nasty Nick, Dead Ted promo cards.
                        Number of Sets produced: 100
                        Notes: Polska Grupa Smieci from Poland. The set consists of 30 cards with a header card inside of a jumbo pack. The cards are mini-size (think U.K. sized) and this is the first every mini sized jumbo pack ever created.

                        Polish Fan Set.jpg

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Fan Set 13 / Black Market Prototype Sticker Set
                          Year of Release: July 2020
                          Language: English
                          Name: Prototype Sticker set
                          Number of cards: 6
                          Extras: n/a.
                          Number of Sets produced: 30
                          Notes: Black Market Trading Cards was attempting to product a chrome-style set of cards. These prototypes were ordered to see the various finishes. A minimum order of 30 cards of each style was in place. The sets were hand stamped with the Black Market logo on the reverse of each card. The finishes were Rainbow, Prism, Transparent, Brushed Aluminum, Sparkle, and Mirror.

                          prototype1.jpg

                          prototype2.jpg

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Those Black Market Guys produce the best GPK sets every year. Can’t wait to see what they cook up next.

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              I bet they are way sold out by now. What is a fair price if they are on eBay?

                              Comment

                               
                              • Filter
                              • Time
                              • Show
                              • New Topics
                              Clear All
                              new posts
                              No content found
                              Show More
                               
                              • Filter
                              • Time
                              • Show
                              • New Topics
                              Clear All
                              new posts
                              Please log in to your account to view your subscribed posts.
                              Directory Topics Posts Last Post
                              Garbage Pail Kids Discussion
                              Retail Card Releases
                              Talk about OS, ANS, BNS, Chrome, Yearly, etc. series here

                              Talk about Foreign, Online and Digital below
                              Topics: 21 Posts: 152
                              21 152
                              Sub-Forums:
                              Foreign Sets (5/27)
                              Official Merchandise - Toys, Items, etc.
                              Talk about officially licensed merchandise here. Cheap Toys, Minikins, Funko, Imperial, etc.
                              Topics: 16 Posts: 83
                              16 83
                              Unofficial GPK Products
                              Talk about artist theme sets, fan sets and various bootleg cards and items here
                              Topics: 5 Posts: 87
                              5 87
                              GPK GEM MINT
                              Ebay & Other Selling Venues
                              Talk about Ebay auctions or any other sites that have GPK for sale here
                              Topics: 3 Posts: 43
                              Last Post: eBay Usernames
                              3 43
                              Stinger
                              by Stinger
                              HEY TOPPS!!!
                              Talk to or about Topps here
                              Topics: 4 Posts: 25
                              Last Post: Topps Sucks
                              4 25
                              dxtc
                              by dxtc
                              General GPK Discussion
                              Talk about all things GPK here that don't fit into the categories above. News, 80's stories, movie/cartoon, comics, etc.
                              Topics: 6 Posts: 47
                              6 47
                              Garbage Pail Kids Art
                              Original Art
                              Talk about official card final art, color roughs and pencil art here
                              Topics: 35 Posts: 87
                              35 87
                              dxtc
                              by dxtc
                              Sub-Forums:
                              Sketch Cards
                              Talk about sketch cards here related to any release
                              Topics: 5 Posts: 25
                              5 25
                              Artists & Card Shows
                              Exclusive info on the artists that create GPK and the card shows they attend
                              Topics: 0 Posts: 0
                              0 0
                              Trade Depot
                              Feedback Forum
                              Post feedback about member transactions here
                              Topics: 10 Posts: 110
                              10 110
                              dxtc
                              by dxtc
                              WTT - Trade Lists
                              Post your list of needs here. Follow the posting instructions to get the best results
                              Topics: 1 Posts: 1
                              1 1
                              WTS & WTB Marketplace
                              Post what you are selling or what you want to buy here
                              Topics: 17 Posts: 43
                              17 43
                              Members Only
                              Anything & Everything
                              Everything Else
                              Talk about anything here. Overall general discussion
                              Topics: 13 Posts: 157
                              13 157
                              Movies, Music, TV, Video Games, etc.
                              Talk about all other media here
                              Topics: 21 Posts: 189
                              21 189
                              Other Collectibles & Card Sets
                              Talk about any other collectible item that isn't GPK related here
                              Topics: 1 Posts: 23
                              1 23
                              Board News and Rules
                              News and rules about GPKUG will be posted here
                              Topics: 14 Posts: 63
                              14 63
                              Stinger
                              by Stinger
                              Sub-Forums:

                              Garbage Pail Kids Underground Statistics

                              Collapse

                              Topics: 201   Posts: 1,340   Members: 215   Active Members: 215
                              Welcome to our newest member, barrenaaron.
                              Working...
                              X