Amid the FTX collapse madness, the latest Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) non-fungible token (NFT) collection takes aim at the crypto industry, roasting topics like LUNA collapse, Bored Ape Yacht Club and Cryptopunks. Following the release, GPK’s parent company, Topps, explains on the company’s NFT marketplace website that packs of “non-disposable tokens” are sold out.
GPK 2022 features crypto-themed characters like ‘Diamond Hans’, ‘Paper Hans’, ‘Airdrop Angel’ and ‘Bored Adam Yuck Club’
Crypto market prices are down this month as the FTX fiasco pushed the value of digital assets to levels not seen in two years. Data from cryptoslam.io indicates that sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) fell by 19.61% compared to sales recorded last week.
Bitcoin.com News Further reported on the fluctuations in the floor values between the two top-notch NFT collections Cryptopunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). Current Cryptopunks floor value is still above the BAYC floor value on November 17, 2022, by more than 8 ETH.
Through all the wild swings in the crypto market and the ape trade, the candy and collectibles company Toppsa division of Fanatics Collectibles, published new NFT Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) packs called “non-disposable tokens”. Launching on November 17, the GPK NFT packs are already sold out as they poke fun at the crypto industry and other blue chip NFTs using the classic, “punny” and over-the-top brand of GPK humor.
For example, Topps GPK 2022 non-disposable tokens feature a set of four “crypto seasons”. The four “crypto seasons” GPK cards feature characters such as “Crystal Winter”, “Sproutcoin Spring”, “Hot Coin Summer” and “Faith Fall”.
There are also the four ‘toilet tech’ cards in the collection which feature ‘Airdrop Angel’, ‘Maya Mask’, ‘Bridget Troll’ and ‘Proof of Steak’. The sold-out card set contained 144 unique collectibles and other crypto-themed GPK characters, including “Bored Adam Yuck Club”, “Cryptopukes”, “Gassie Infinity”, and “LUNA-tic”.
Topps has been launching NFTs for quite some time with collections like MLB Digital Trading CardsBundesliga NFTs, Martian attacks digital collectibles, Godzilla vs. Kong blockchain assets, and Bazooka Gum NFTs.
The company isn’t the only collectibles company to launch non-fungible tokens as the parent company of the Fanatics business. problems NFT via Candy Digital, and Funko issued Digital Funko Pop as well. Non-flushable GPK tokens aren’t the first GPKs to enter the blockchain, as the humorous characters have been leveraging blockchain technology since 2020.
In 2021, Walmart and Target shoppers buying packs of Topps’ “2021 Garbage Pail Kids Food Fight” not only got physical renditions of the GPKs, but the packs also contained NFTs that could be redeemed using ‘a code.
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