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Offline mikecho

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OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« on: January 02, 2018, 06:55:14 PM »
I just found some OS and Topps-related characters in some ANS Wackys. Here's what I've got so far:

*ANS2:   9 (Jailette Strike3)   13 (Thefty Crime Sak)   16 (Slobway)   27 (Alberto's BO5)   34 (Punchables Cracker Smackers)   B7 (Snout)

*ANS3:   B2 (Barfie MyScream)   B6: (Nasty Messquik)   F6 (Alive (this one has two Ugly Stickers characters in it instead of OS Wacky characters))

*ANS4:   47 (Tacky Packages All-Goo Series)   B1 (Stella Dork'o Kookies-Swiss Fools)

*ANS5:   50 (Quacker State Beak Performance)   51 (Haunt's Terrifying Ketchup)

*ANS6:   39 (Shake 'n Break)

*ANS8:   Wacky Packages Go to the Movies 8 of 8 (Diary of a Wacky Kid)

*ANS9:   21 (Motion Spray)

*ANS11:   25 (Horderlands 2: Much Stuff)   B13 (Grape-Nuts + Bolts)

*2014 S1:  27 (Poop-Tarts)   B9 (Unkist Onion Soda)

*2015 S1:  13 (Veino Max Gel)   51 (Angry Jack Aggravated Bittermilk Pain-Cake Mix)

*Postcards 1   (Dracky Packages)

*OLDS3   (Meow Mess)

*Network Spews (print on demand)   (Where's Richard? (this one has 10 OS Wacky characters, five ANS Wacky characters and one Wacky Packages Postcard character - probably an all-time record number up to this point))

*Trumpocracy: The First 100 Days (print on demand)   (Fracky Packages)

Now, can anyone find anything that I've missed or anything that came out after ANS9?
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Offline Baked Bears

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 04:09:13 PM »
Interesting observations!  I'll keep my eyes open for more recent tie-in parodies.

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2018, 05:55:15 PM »
Mentioned this before on the "Sleuthing and Forensics" thread.  Don't know if it would count or not, 1) being it's such a small detail, and 2) it's not ANS.

OS3 Meow Mess

The "6-Up" bottle cap among the kitty refuse.



Also Neil Camera's "Fracky Packages" from the "Trumpocracy: The First 100 Days" set.



Offline NationalSpittoon

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 02:50:44 AM »
It would be better if pictures were posted to compare.

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 08:14:57 AM »
Don't know if Wackys appearing on subsequent Wackys counts here, but ANS Thefty and Tacky Packages come to mind right away.  Also the Dracky Packages postcard.

Offline MoldRush

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2018, 01:51:02 PM »
I remember this being more prevalent in the early ANS series, probably petered out as more new artists got involved in the later series.  Funnily enough, I can only think of the repeated character in a few of the titles mentioned.  It's probably been 5 years or more since I've even looked at the first half-dozen or so sets.

Offline mikecho

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2018, 03:04:17 PM »
Thefty's been added, thanks. And, after some thought, I've put in the other two, also, even though they're not ANS. Finally, after some more thought, the third one's been put in too, even though it's basically one of those POD Wackys that not many people here seem to really like. 
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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2018, 03:46:30 PM »
we had a good list of these going on Greg's old forum back in the day. think that's all lost now.

Fred does have all the ANS2 stuff captured on his site though
http://www.hipsteria.com/wacky/wp_ans2_annotated.shtml

Offline mikecho

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2018, 08:35:20 PM »
I just found another one and added it to the list: Horderlands 2: Much Stuff (25) from ANS11.
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Offline Jean Nutty

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2018, 09:02:38 PM »
I just found another one and added it to the list: Horderlands 2 (25) from ANS11.

You have good eyes!

   

Offline Soremel

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2018, 11:06:58 AM »
I'm not sure if this one counts, or not, but I remember having a feeling of deja vu when I first saw the "Red Veins" art. The character's arm and shirt sleeve almost match up perfectly to the reversed Ghoul Humor's character's arm.




Offline mikecho

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2018, 11:17:15 AM »
That's a good one, considering that the two characters are each facing in a different direction, the first (Ghoul Humor) to the right and the second (Red Veins) to the left. It doesn't count for this list, IMO, but it's very clever, indeed. I wonder if the artist who did Red Veins knew about this when he did it?
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Offline Baked Bears

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2018, 04:35:55 PM »
Would make a great mash-up!

Offline mikecho

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2018, 08:19:02 AM »
Would make a great mash-up!
Or a great pair of Double Artist sketch cards.
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Offline bigtomi

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2018, 12:04:55 PM »
I wonder if the artist who did Red Veins knew about this when he did it?
I'm sure Strephon was very aware of the Ghoul Humor character. Wouldn't surprise me if he did that on purpose.

Offline mikecho

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2018, 11:05:11 AM »
I just found three ANS Wackys that incorporate other ANS characters (so I don't know if they'd count here):

*ANS10:  39 (Klepto-Bismol (second version)),

*ANS11:  29 (The Game of Loaf (this one has two characters))

*2015 S1:  10 (Krust Macaroni and Sneese).

Does anyone else know about any other ANS Wackys after ANS9 that fit into this category?
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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2018, 11:29:27 PM »
I just found another one and added it to the list: Grape-Nuts + Bolts (B13), another one from ANS11..
« Last Edit: September 18, 2018, 08:41:56 AM by mikecho »

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2018, 03:53:52 PM »
For those with microscopic vision, you might find one of the Hurts Tomato characters lurking on the label of "Motion Spray" from ANS8.

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2018, 06:36:12 PM »
For those with microscopic vision, you might find one of the Hurts Tomato characters lurking on the label of "Motion Spray" from ANS8.
Neil, you mean ANS9.

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2018, 06:43:14 PM »
Neil, you mean ANS9.

Yes, correction: ANS9!

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2018, 09:43:29 PM »
Yes, correction: ANS9!
Okay, it's in!

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2018, 08:21:29 AM »
I had forgotten about this great title!

   

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #22 on: September 29, 2018, 08:30:37 PM »
It looks like the Burpsi-Cola guy discovered Rogaine...



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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2018, 02:10:03 AM »
It looks like the Burpsi-Cola guy discovered Rogaine...



Or Romaine  :]

Offline mikecho

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #24 on: October 04, 2018, 11:42:18 AM »
Or Romaine  :]
Whichever one it is, it's in the list now!
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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #25 on: August 03, 2019, 08:36:06 PM »
I just found another one in ANS6! It's on the list now if anyone wants to look.

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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #26 on: August 13, 2019, 06:29:50 PM »
And another one in ANS2! Again, it's on the list now.
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Re: OS and Topps-related characters in ANS Wackys
« Reply #27 on: August 15, 2019, 02:22:01 PM »
You guessed it - another one, this time a print on demand one from Network Spews! Joe Grossberg (Joe G.) pointed this one out.
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