The Garbage Pail Kids are 30: Here are 30 facts about the trading cards

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AD_168070068.jpg From Ali Gator to Barfin’ Barbara, the Garbage Pail Kids were always likely to offend (Picture: Topps)

The Garbage Pail Kids are 30 years old this summer.

Characters such as Adam Bomb, Bony Tony, Drippy Dan and GuilloTina delighted children all over the world in the ’80s, much to the disgust of their parents.

The perfect combination of puns and bodily fluids, the trading cards weren’t exactly PC.

Here are 30 facts about the Garbage Pail Kids to freak you out, as well as some images of the Kids themselves to freak you out even further.

1. The Garbage Pail Kids were launched in June 1985 as a parody of the Cabbage Patch Kids

2. The cards were produced by Topps, best known for making baseball and football stickers

Adam Bomb had his finger on the button (Picture: GeePeeKay.com) Adam Bomb had his finger on the button (Picture: GeePeeKay.com)

3. The Kids were co-created by Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist behind the

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