Series Information

  • RELEASE DATE: January, 1986
  • STICKER NUMBERS: 84a-124a and 84b-124b
  • BASE SET: 82 stickers
  • VARIATION SET: 128 stickers
  • BASE SET CHECKLIST: Click HERE to print a Base Set Checklist
  • VARIATION CHECKLIST: Click HERE to print a Variation Set Checklist
  • INFORMATION: Garbage Pail Kids Series 3 is the first series to feature front character artwork from an artist other than John Pound. Tom Bunk and Mae Jeon lent their hand on a number of characters for OS3.
  • PUZZLE DETAILS: There were two different puzzles featured on the card backs for Original Series 3. 'PUZZLE A' featured U.S. Arnie/Snooty Sam and contained pieces with a BLUE border, and 'PUZZLE B' featured Mugged Marcus/Kayo'd Cody and contained pieces with a YELLOW border. Each puzzle contained 18 pieces, click on the images below to see the specific card numbers required to assemble each puzzle:
  • PACKAGING: There was a total of 2 BOXES and 6 WRAPPERS produced for Original Series 3. Below is a comprehensive list of the specific codes and variation details, followed by an example of a wrapper and box top from OS3:
    - 1-490-40-01-6
    - 1-490-40-02-6

    0-490-21-01-6 * WITH 25¢ * SWEATSHIRT Offer
    0-490-21-01-6 * WITH 25¢ * T-SHIRT Offer
    0-490-21-02-6 * WITHOUT 25¢ * SWEATSHIRT Offer
    0-490-21-02-6 * WITHOUT 25¢ * T-SHIRT Offer
    0-490-21-03-6 * WITH 25¢ * SWEATSHIRT Offer
    0-490-21-03-6 * WITH 25¢ * T-SHIRT Offer