Crowds flock to Comic-Con International
Behind The Scenes, Interviews, Shows

Comic-Con International–Great for Card Companies, Not for Card Sales

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Once again, Comic-Con International attracted thousands of pop culture fans, filling the city’s convention center for four days – July 9-12. The show, now in its 45th year, continues to be the most prestigious comic book convention in the world, providing a variety of dealers an opportunity to sell comics, trading cards and other items directly to collectors and fans....(continues)

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GPK 30th Anniversary sketch card images by Jeff Zapata
Interviews

GPK Creators: Web Extra

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In the current Aug/Sep ’15 issue of Non-Sport Update, which features Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids 30th Anniversary on the cover and as the feature story, we’ve checked in with GPK creators Brent Engstrom and Jeff Zapata. Engstrom and Zapata talk about creating the gags and illustrations for Garbage Pail Kids. Engstrom has been working on GPK nearly 10 years and...(continues)

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Cartoon Cards
Non-Sport Update magazine, Television

Beyond Non-Sport Extra: Toon Time II (Too?)

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This issue’s Beyond Non-Sports looks at perhaps one of the most common boomer era memories: parking your Oreos and milk in front of the tube when the cartoons came on. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone our age who hasn’t shared this pastime, but collecting the cartoons themselves is just getting more interesting. And, it’s a lot more than deranged...(continues)

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Geepeekay.com
Interviews

Cards Online Extra: 30 Years of Garbage Pail Kids with Geepeekay

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The world of Garbage Pail Kids on their 30th anniversary is just so exciting things couldn’t be held to just one column. Here’s a continuation of my conversation with Matt Oldweiler, owner of geepeekay.com, easily one of the best sources for Garbage Pail Kids info on the Internet. The conversation started in the latest Cards Online column, so if you’re a...(continues)

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