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Offline Gpann101

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WEIRD WHEELS RETURNING!!!
« on: June 21, 2019, 10:20:20 PM »

   posted June 22, 2019 12:50 AM
Greetings fans of the non sports cards universe! I would like to introduce myself... my name is Greg Panneitz and I just completed the acquisition of the trademark " WEIRD WHEELS" I have been very active with CARtoons magazine for the past 4 years and decided to add more visual art to my toony portfolio. What a better way to feed my cARTistic soul with bringing back such an iconic brand! This will not be one of those..yeah yeah whatever deals, I promise you that! I have been working with original artist Gary Hallgren and he is excited to be a part of this as well! I have also been approached by artists in the industry as well and am super stoked to get this project "rolling" again after almost 40 years!!! Big plans on the board...some familiar and some never been done before in the non sports cards community!!! That is all for now. Thank-you - GP


Offline RawGoo

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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2019, 03:20:31 AM »
Looking forward to this!  Please keep us posted.  Will this be a Kickstarter project?

Offline DrDeal

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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2019, 07:39:44 AM »
Sounds great. Please keep us posted.

Offline Brian Mc

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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2019, 04:32:26 PM »
Great news! Keep us posted.

I really don't remember buying them, but I still have my Weird Wheels cards from way back. At least.... I think I do   :]
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Offline NationalSpittoon

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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2019, 03:53:21 AM »
These'll be better than any new Wacky Packs, most likely.

...if any even come out this year.

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2019, 05:12:46 AM »
Will this be a Kickstarter project?
Yes it will be

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2019, 08:26:55 AM »
Awesome! Looking forward to hearing more about this project! Can we expect to see the Kickstarter launched this year?

Offline Joe G.

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« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2019, 02:13:47 PM »
Greg, well done!  Sounds like youíre going to produce an amazing set.

Offline landoquakes

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« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2019, 07:16:11 PM »
Congrats on resurrecting Weird Wheels! I wrote an article on them for the Wrapper Non Sport magazine back in 2005. I knew of Gary's involvement, but I wasn't sure to what extent. His initials are on two of the cards from the 1980 set. #23 and #46.  It was one of the last series that Norm Saunders worked on for Topps. #25 has Norm's signature.

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2019, 10:12:47 PM »
Any updates on this project?

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2019, 03:52:42 PM »
Coming very soon!

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2019, 04:09:45 PM »
Amazing. Canít wait. Any teasers you might want to share with us?

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2019, 03:27:32 PM »
Here is the backside of the PHILLY NON-SPORTS CARD SHOW exclusive Weird Wheels promo card being handed out at the gate. The card itself is a temporary tattoo of the wax pack cover for the upcoming set. Be sure to check out the show!


Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #13 on: September 28, 2019, 05:17:39 PM »
That looks cool. Is there anyway to get one of those cards for those of us that canít attend the show? :)

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2019, 06:06:48 PM »
Official " return " announcement will be on Halloween. I have a few creative ways to get the 2000 qty distributed out.
Like the " Weird Wheels" facebook page,message me and I'll send you one. **This goes for all forum guests. Like the page and message me your info and I'll send you one.**

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2019, 06:47:29 PM »
Thank you! Canít wait to see your kickstarter for this set!

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #16 on: October 21, 2019, 08:48:55 PM »
If anyone wants to see a "WEIRD WHEELS 3-D Digi-card, check it out here... https://www.facebook.com/2093064167572191/posts/2484755781736359/

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #17 on: October 21, 2019, 10:48:26 PM »
Is the tattoo card the 3-D card?

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2019, 09:40:21 AM »
Yes it is! Sent yours out yesterday!

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2019, 10:59:09 AM »
Thanks so much! Looking forward to seeing it. Is your Kickstarter still being launched on the 31st? Do you have any other info? Time?


Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #20 on: October 22, 2019, 12:36:09 PM »
You are welcome! I've decided to post the return early to promote this---> https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F233374617952 Kick starter will be next year "40 year anniversary" to be exact...however , I am working on a promotion for the holidays. Only thing that I will say is that I'm giving all artists a shot at being a part of the new set!

Offline koduck

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« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2019, 11:08:50 AM »
Rev your engines!!!

Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2019, 03:19:33 PM »
Neil! Are you contributing to this set at all?

Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2019, 06:53:13 PM »
Neil and I are going through heavy negotiations right now.

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« Reply #24 on: October 26, 2019, 06:43:30 AM »
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Offline Gpann101

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« Reply #25 on: November 03, 2019, 09:19:06 PM »
Latest Weird Wheels Concept drawing...


Offline Dr.M

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« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2019, 01:14:31 PM »
Looks great! Do you have a date set as to when youíll be launching your Kickstarter?

 

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