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.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects