You got some rest last week and hopefully contracted that gnarly Phlegm border card that was going around in the process.
For Week 5 of the “Art by John Pound” Sticker Card Collection presented by GeePeeKay and Powered by hobbyDB we’re asking you to contribute to the cause. This week we want you to join the hobbyDB team of contributors to unlock the Silver Border version of Adam Bomb.
The task is part of a community project to help us build a complete Garbage Pail Kids database. Here’s how you can help.
We’ve created a pair of short training videos to help you become a contributor. After watching the tutorials, take our brief questionnaire. This will reserve your Silver Border Adam Bomb card.
We’ll then review your answers and grant you access within 24 hours, provided you answer all the questions correctly. Cards ship upon approval.
If you are having issues or have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember, you must complete the first four tasks to become eligible to purchase the Silver Border Card for $12.99. See below for further instructions. Cards are limited to one per user. Additionally purchased cards will be refunded.
Make sure to check back on Wednesday for the final card and task.
This week’s card is a stylish Adam Bomb Silver Border Sticker Card that arrives with a rarity of just 100 produced.
To earn the unique piece of Garbage Pail Kids nostalgia, we’re going to ask for your help in building a bigger and better database – in the form of fun weekly tasks to unlock the chance to purchase the officially-licensed version of Adam Bomb.
The six-card set will be available by unlocking levels pertaining to the Garbage Pail Kids database. The officially licensed collection comes in six variants, ranging in rarity from 1,000 to 50 produced. The back of the cards, with the exception of the white bordered cards, are individually numbered.
Each Wednesday we’ll offer an opportunity to buy the next card in the series, along with another task to obtain it. As the challenges rise, so, too, does the rarity of the cards.
Cards are limited to one per user and sold via the GeePeeKay and hobbyDB marketplaces. Please note, to be fair to all collectors we will refund purchases of multiple cards. Cards will ship upon completion of each task.
Late to the game? Do not fear. You can make up weekly tasks provided cards remain. Find out how to here.
About the archive
Our official Garbage Pail Kids archive is growing by the day. In addition to all base sets, we’re cataloging every variation of Garbage Pail Kids sticker cards, including different colored borders and languages. We believe this will allow all levels of GPK enthusiasts to accurately sync their collections.
Those variations will include all legitimate card changes — such as the controversial “Schizo Fran – Fran Fran” Original Series 2 card — and all error cards, think Original Series 9 #355b Semi Colin (no number), for example.
But the catalog goes further than just the sticker cards. Among the many items you’ll find in the archive are Final Artwork renderings of Adam Bomb and an assortment of other Garbage Pail Kids characters before they were immortalized in card form. The prints stand 5 x 7 feet and were created by original artists such as John Pound and David Gross using acrylic and airbrushed paint.
Week 5 – May 15
Level 5: Silver (100 produced)
Task: Become a contributor
The Skinny: You’re almost there. But if you want the Silver border card, you’re going to have to now implement some of that newfound hobbyDB knowledge. To earn one of the 100 Silver Bordered cards, we’re asking you to become a contributor by passing the hobbyDB questionnaire.