By Mark Frauenfelder at 11:59 am Fri, Jun 7, 2013
Weird Wheels was a Topps trading card series issued in 1980, with art by Norm Saunders (of Mars Attacks! fame) and Gary Hallgren. The delightful Karswell has scans of the entire series.
I had *all* of these back in the day! In fact…I think a lot of ’em are still in my old bedroom.
Well, back back in the day there were the Odd Rods:
I’m so glad you saw this. It made me get on eBay and buy one of the sticker packs for my FIL for Xmas next year. He’s impossible to buy for but LOVES these things.
Yeah, Odd Rods! I had the first 66 when I was a kid. It was hard to get all 66 because there was one that was hard to find. That was genius of them because I kept buying them until I found that one elusive sticker! I didn’t collect all of the next series because I discovered Playboy by then!
Big Daddy Roth started all of this in the 1960s… check those out:
art & design Norm Saunders
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