The 20-page sticker album with pictures of criminals, among which are found and Pablo Escobar, head of drug cartel killed in 1993, became a hit in Medellin, a city where there was once the headquarters of the great boss.
The album, sold for the equivalent of 7p in small corner stores of the city’s poorest neighbourhoods, is filled with images from the television programme and collectors must match stickers, which sell for about 3.5p for four, with the images.
In most of the world, children collect stickers of football stars, pop icons or their favourite cartoon characters. In the Colombian city of Medellín, however, children have filled the pages of an album dedicated to the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Sergio Zuluaga, a senior police official said he would begin to attract albums, because a bad influence on youth.
Sometimes the biggest drug dealer, Escobar’s cocaine-fueled U.S., and stood behind a series of kidnappings and bombings in the capital Bogota, Colombia, and elsewhere in the country.
Colombian television has recently aired the first episode of a documentary film about Eskobar time, and watched her 11 million viewers.