LICENSE CARD ARTWORK : BRENT ENGSTROM
LICENSE CARD RIBBON ARTWORK : MARK NEWGARDEN
LICENSE CARD IMAGE & TECHNICAL WIZARDRY : MAD MIKE BOYAJIAN
LICENSE CARD CONCEPT & COPY : BARREN AARON BOOTON





A Licensing Agreement, or license agreement, is a contract between the owner of a patent, brand or trademark and a company that wants to use the patented or trademarked for product and services. The license grants permission to the licensee and includes rules and stipulations. The licensee must honor these guidelines by the licensor and the contract agreement by both parties.
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The year 2021 continued to see a plethora of new GPK licenses and new product from existing and brand-new contracts. Alphabetically, the pre-existing license agreements with Topps for the Garbage Pail Kids brand included ABRAMS Books, Chalk-Line, Fright-Rags®, Funko Inc., Greenlight®, Jago Studios, Leo Challenge Coins, Sidekick Lab, and USAopoly®.

New partnerships saw new merchandise introduced from Cloudco Entertainment (Madballs), The Loyal Subjects, Mad Engine, Megalopolios Toys, Mishka NYC, Pinfinity, Super Impulse, et cetera...

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THE INCRUDIBLE IRA FRIEDMAN


NOTE: BUSINESS CARD
— FIRST HANDED OUT AT DESIGNER-CON, NOV 22ND-24TH 2019
IMAGE ALSO LOCATED WITHIN 2020S2 35TH ANNIV. SET AS CARD SP6

Ira Friedman works on global licensing and publishing for The Topps Company and is responsible for the numerous GPK license agreement contracts. The acknowledgements page within the recent GPK 'Welcome to Smellville' book by R.L. Stine, released in September 2020, stated: "This book would have been left in the garbage pile if it weren't for the dedication and enthusiasm of my friend from Topps, Ira Friedman. Ira's Garbage Pail Kids expertise is at the top of the heap, and I couldn't have done it without him."

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GPK YOUTH NOVEL SERIES #2
BOOK 2: U.S. MAY 04, 2021 — ORIG. MARCH 23; UK JUN 10, 2021
DIGITAL + AUDIO: MAY 04, 2021

Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine teams up with the pop-culture phenomenon Garbage Pail Kids for the second volume in this all-new illustrated middle-grade series sure to amuse, entertain, and repulse!
Thrills and Chills (Garbage Pail Kids Book 2) + 4 exclusive bonus stickers
by R. L. Stine (Author), Jeff Zapata (Illustrator), Joe Simko (Illustrator)

DESCRIPTION: The Garbage Pail Kids are desperate to win the Smellville Pet Contest. But how can they compete against Good Boy, the perfect Chihuahua of the Perfect twins? Good Boy can stand on his head and do algebra problems blindfolded. But the whole thing goes out of control when our heroes meet five new kids who also call themselves the Garbage Pail Kids! Meet Windy Winston, Nat Nerd, Brett Sweat, Nasty Nancy, and Disgustin’ Justin. They all share the grand prize—a free all-day trip to Six Thrills Amusement Park. Will anyone have a good time? And will anyone survive?

AMULET BOOKS, an imprint of Abrams Books, publishes novels, graphic novels, and nonfiction for young adults and middle-grade readers from a stellar roster of authors. Blackstone Audio produced the audiobook and CDs for the release which falls under Blackstone Publishing company, one of the largest independent audiobooks publishers in the United States.
NOTE: VIEW THE 'YEAR : 2020' + 'ABRAMS ITEMS' PAGES FOR ADDITIONAL PRODUCT INFORMATION

CLICK LINK BELOW TO PRE-ORDER!

BOOK 2
THRILLS AND
CHILLS
AUDIO 2
THRILLS AND
CHILLS
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NOTE: MOCK-UP BOOK IMAGE FIRST MENTION OF BONUS STICKERS


NOTE: YELLOW BALLOON IN FINAL ARTWORK REMOVED FROM COVER


FORMAT
ISBN-10 / ASIN
ISBN-13 / EAN
PUBLISHER
NOTES
PRICE*
Hardcover Book
1419743635
978-1419743634
Amulet Books
HC: 208 Pages; 5.5 x 8 Inches
$14.99 SRP
B&N Signed Book
1419758003
978-1419758003
Amulet Books
Hardcover: 208 Pages; ISBN Sticker
$14.99 SRP
NOOK eBook
1683358398
978-1683358398
Amulet Books / B&N
Digital eBook: 208 Pages
$13.49 SRP
Kindle Fire eBook
B08KFXCHHJ
NA
Amulet Books / Amazon
Digital eBook: 208 Pages
$14.99 SRP
Audiobook
B08Q26T23B
NA
Blackstone Pub. / Amazon
Download; 3.5hrs; Unabridged
$15.29 SRP
Audio CDs