Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Garbage Flesh Eaters

With Halloween fast approaching I thought I'd take a moment and think fondly back to a time when everything gross, slimy, and disgusting was up for grabs.
I'm of course talking about the 80s and the 90s.
Yes, that simpler time when every toy company and television station knew what the children of the world wanted and what they wanted was filth. I of course mean filth in the finest way possible. Sick was in and we ate it up. We had Gak, Slime, Madballs, Boglins, My Pet Monster, Supernaturals, Dr. Dreadful, MAD Scientist Playsets, and the Inhumanoids. The list could go on for another ten pages but let's skip to what were here to discuss, the king of the creepy crop: Garbage Pail Kids.
Hidden like illegal substances and traded like...well...illegal substances, this was our dark secret from our parents. To go into a review of what these cards represented is pointless as so many, including Branded in the 80s, have done so already.Instead I want to talk about a perfect marragie between childhood memories and adulthood horrors. Introducing...

Yes, the evil genius over at Nakatomi INC. and artist Omar Hauksson have done the amazing and married Garbage Pail Kids and classic films zombie. The spawn of this union are five limited edition prints.

Here is a more through description from Nakatomi INC. 

Each one of these 9×12 fine-art archival Giclee prints 
are hand-numbered in editions of only 50 worldwide!

Every order for a print includes a  randomly inserted ‘B’ set 
trading-card sized sticker that has the traditional ‘Alternate’ names!
 If you order a full-set of prints, you get the FULL set of 5 B-stickers!

Individual prints will be $25, and the full set of 5 
will be $100- and include the full sticker set.

Enough with the buildup, let's look at these suckers.

RAVAGED ROMERO (Dawn of the Dead, 1978)

Gored George (Day of the Dead, 1985)

Oily O'Bannon (Return of the Living Dead, 1985)
Antiquated Amando (Tombs of the Blind Dead, 1971)

Flesh Eating Fulci (Zombie, 1979)

There it is, some of the coolest prints you will see this Halloween. Here is the catch:

What are you waiting for, follow the link below as these prints are available now at Nankatomi INC. Tell'em Culturally Significant! sent ya and maybe their give us free stuff. Yay, free stuff!


 Not fulfilled yet with our Garbage Pail Kid coverage? Want more tributes to the immortal wax pack? How about the 8-Bit Zombie's Garbage Bag set then?

 Set includes:
4 80s Inspired GBK Sticker Cards
1 "Make Your Own" GPK Sticker Set 
1 Garbage Pail Sticker
1 Garbage Pail Pin
1 Random GPK Poster.

If you want this "so bad" set then head over to 8-Bit Zombie.

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