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Offline DrDeal

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #175 on: March 27, 2017, 03:26:52 AM »
Best of luck on the hunt today.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #176 on: March 27, 2017, 01:29:39 PM »
Best of luck on the hunt today.

Dude - just to let you know the Anniversary Series has been....( wait for it)...........

CANCELLED -  :-X :-X :-X :-X :-X :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :o :o :o

Offline NationalSpittoon

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #177 on: March 27, 2017, 02:35:44 PM »
No packs at the local Target...
Was it actually cancelled though? The dates are the same.
(Or are you just saying that so I get paranoid of a longer wait)

Offline bigtomi

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #178 on: March 27, 2017, 03:22:54 PM »
Was it actually cancelled though?
Old joke...in fact, maybe older than you are. It's not cancelled...just got my shipping notice from Blowout. Should have them Wednesday. Yeehaw!!

Offline Joe G.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #179 on: March 27, 2017, 03:35:48 PM »
I've got a painting in the series in the Crazy Video Game sub-set called Fractured Hole Wood Filler.  If anyone pulls any of the super rare chase items (gold, printing plate) I'd definitely be interested.

Offline DrDeal

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #180 on: March 27, 2017, 03:40:19 PM »
Could only hit one Target today. Friendly person located the latest Excel Boxes which turned out to be a week old so no new shipment today to scope out. Tomorrow more Targets.

Offline Brian Mc

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #181 on: March 27, 2017, 03:53:43 PM »
Hit two Targets today. One in Cincinnati and one in Louisville.... nothing to report.
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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #182 on: March 27, 2017, 05:37:41 PM »
Cards are starting to show up on ebay. No sketches yet.

Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #183 on: March 27, 2017, 05:47:23 PM »
Cards are starting to show up on ebay. No sketches yet.
nice. and packaging too!
Value Packs
Hobby Box
and
Gravity Feed too.

and it's BLUE, not orange, finally! woo hoo!!

and look at those black borders on the cards! I like it!

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #184 on: March 27, 2017, 06:05:21 PM »
More like black backgrounds right?  Gives them almost a 3D rendering.
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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #185 on: March 27, 2017, 06:09:45 PM »
Great price on the gravity feed. Cheaper than retail. I bought one. Will look good on the shelf!

Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #186 on: March 27, 2017, 06:43:47 PM »
More like black backgrounds right?  Gives them almost a 3D rendering.
yep, jus like the earlier black canvas, but without the texture. I think that style was far and away the favorite of most folks.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #187 on: March 27, 2017, 06:47:54 PM »
The pack searchers have struck already. There's a pano sketch "Hot Pack" on ebay.

Offline Swiski

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #188 on: March 28, 2017, 07:34:58 AM »
I found the bonus boxes, fat packs and a gravity feed box at a Target here in Milwaukee, WI this morning.

Offline quas

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #189 on: March 28, 2017, 07:40:06 AM »
The pack searchers have struck already. There's a pano sketch "Hot Pack" on ebay.

Yes, at a very high price.  It's already been lowered once.
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Offline bwing

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #190 on: March 28, 2017, 08:49:37 AM »
I, too, found the bonus boxes, fat packs and a gravity feed box at a Target here in Dearborn, MI this morning.

Interesting set -
10 "Groups" of 9 cards a piece (so not numbered 1 through 90)
Crazy Music
Crazy TV
Crazy Politics
Crazy Pop Culture
Crazy Celebrity
Crazy Movie
Crazy Video Game
Crazy App
Crazy Cereal
50th Anniversary

Best of the 80's and Best of the 90's subsets (Sets of 10)
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Offline slamjim

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #191 on: March 28, 2017, 10:54:27 AM »
I, too, found the bonus boxes, fat packs and a gravity feed box at a Target here in Dearborn, MI this morning.

Interesting set -
10 "Groups" of 9 cards a piece (so not numbered 1 through 90)
Crazy Music
Crazy TV
Crazy Politics
Crazy Pop Culture
Crazy Celebrity
Crazy Movie
Crazy Video Game
Crazy App
Crazy Cereal
50th Anniversary

Best of the 80's and Best of the 90's subsets (Sets of 10)

Do you know where the Old School subset is sold? I guess that is not in retail?

Offline Joe G.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #192 on: March 28, 2017, 10:55:44 AM »
Dave, the early sales sheet listed it as a Collectors Box exclusive.

Offline sco(o)t

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #193 on: March 28, 2017, 12:10:47 PM »
yep, jus like the earlier black canvas, but without the texture. I think that style was far and away the favorite of most folks.

The black ones are really nice looking. The solid blue backgrounds are also. The purple and aqua "mod" backgrounds inspire nothing in me. Neither do the "maze" backgrounds.
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Offline NationalSpittoon

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #194 on: March 28, 2017, 01:45:18 PM »
Still none at Target.. Should've just waited for tomorrow.

Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #195 on: March 28, 2017, 04:32:42 PM »
The purple and aqua "mod" backgrounds inspire nothing in me. Neither do the "maze" backgrounds.
luckily none of those 3 designs are background variations, they're just the ones used for three of the 'best of' chase cards.

Offline Joe G.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #196 on: March 28, 2017, 05:23:44 PM »
Did you see that Forgers was picked as a Best of the 80s card.  Too funny as I wouldn't have pegged it as an 80's Wacky even though the Wacky Cans test series was from 1980.
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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #197 on: March 28, 2017, 10:05:36 PM »
Just saw the complete series and Im TOTALLY disappointed. Just a lot of made up current event, spur of the moment gags of which a vast majority are made up stuff. Not that many parody of actual products. Was expecting more but its not working for me. Will get a cheap set and bail on this set :sad:


Offline Joe G.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #198 on: March 28, 2017, 10:09:16 PM »
Looks like the first Puzzle sketch to hit eBay is one of mine.  Here's a scan:




Offline NationalSpittoon

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #199 on: March 29, 2017, 03:21:25 AM »
Yeah the set looks a little disappointing... Most of the cards are just current events and celebrities. Not too many actual parodies.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #200 on: March 29, 2017, 04:11:36 AM »
Was expecting more...

The majority of artwork is very good, but some falls a bit flat and doesn't quite seem to meet the high standards I've come to expect and embrace.





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Offline dth1971

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #201 on: March 29, 2017, 06:34:43 AM »
I looked at the Wacky Packages 50 entries on eBay, one of them makes reference to the comic strip Peanuts, with Charlie Brown and Lucy! Finally! A Peanuts related Wacky Package! I guess it was done by J. Im and not as I thought by Mark Parisi.

I guess the Wacky Packages 50th. Does not have anything related to Star Wars - not even an entry from the never released 2014 Star Wars Wacky Packages series.

Offline Jason Brower

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #202 on: March 29, 2017, 07:18:16 AM »
From what I've seen so far, I am very disappointed, too. Imagined a much different approach with all of the original series titles represented and honored in a big way but that doesn't seem to be the case at all. Are there any classic titles in this set or is it just all new parodies?

Offline slamjim

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #203 on: March 29, 2017, 07:28:08 AM »
Yes, the main base set is current celebrities, politicians, video game characters and super heroes. The subsets have some regular parodies along with the Old School subset.

Here's a few I did:










Offline Swiski

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #204 on: March 29, 2017, 07:57:23 AM »
The chrome set released a few years ago was more fitting for a 50th anniversary celebration. Strange there are no Best of the 60s or 70s bonus cards!

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #205 on: March 29, 2017, 08:20:48 AM »
Are there any classic titles in this set or is it just all new parodies?

There is the "past and present" 9 card subset:





Offline Joe G.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #206 on: March 29, 2017, 08:25:47 AM »
It looks like the Old School sub-set also has the thin borders and doesn't have the classic Wacky die cut.  That's too bad as I had hoped those would be done that way at least!

Offline Jean Nutty

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #207 on: March 29, 2017, 08:27:04 AM »

Here's a few I did:


Really outstanding artwork Dave!   Very impressive, as always.

"Heap Wheels" Fizzlers especially cracks me up.


Offline slamjim

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #208 on: March 29, 2017, 08:47:18 AM »
It looks like the Old School sub-set also has the thin borders and doesn't have the classic Wacky die cut.  That's too bad as I had hoped those would be done that way at least!

They are thick borders. Look at any of the base set stuff. There is barely a black line.

Offline Joe G.

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Re: Wacky Packages 50th Anniversary Series
« Reply #209 on: March 29, 2017, 08:51:28 AM »
Dave, here's what I'm seeing on eBay. 


 

anything