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Offline koduck

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« Reply #35 on: April 03, 2020, 06:39:48 AM »
Pity they didn't make a new binder for these.

Who knows what we'll see in 2020?!

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« Reply #36 on: April 03, 2020, 07:10:50 AM »
Who knows what we'll see in 2020?!

Such a tease...  >:D

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« Reply #37 on: April 03, 2020, 11:04:55 AM »
From the "Things that sometimes give you just a wee bit of doubt that Topps might not have their act completely together." dept.  From today's emailing advert:



aka Scot Leibacher (no trademark)

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« Reply #38 on: April 03, 2020, 11:20:50 AM »
hehe, that is part of the April Fools' prank, but it would
be nice to make sure that if someone is searching "Wacky Packages,"
the sets are there, and they are, I just tried it.

Although I'm only seeing the regular set, is that a sign that the special
edition sets are already sold out?   :great:

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« Reply #39 on: April 03, 2020, 11:25:24 AM »
From the "Things that sometimes give you just a wee bit of doubt that Topps might not have their act completely together." dept.  From today's emailing advert:




If I remember correctly, the last Wacky series, and possibly earlier ones, were also listed under GPK in the emails.  And, I imagine the GPK parody is in front to entice GPK collectors to buy the postcard set(s).

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« Reply #40 on: April 03, 2020, 06:01:09 PM »


Here's my one and only AP that's available. I did a small amount for the set.

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« Reply #41 on: April 05, 2020, 08:44:06 AM »
I have a question regarding ALL of the postcard sets released - was there ever a time where the parody artwork on the front of the bio cards was different than the parody art on the postcards? In most cases, the bio cards are basically trading card sized versions of the postcards with the bio information on the backs.

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« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2020, 09:45:12 AM »
I have a question regarding ALL of the postcard sets released - was there ever a time where the parody artwork on the front of the bio cards was different than the parody art on the postcards? In most cases, the bio cards are basically trading card sized versions of the postcards with the bio information on the backs.

You're right, most of the bio cards were trading card sized versions of postcards.  But, there were two Mark Parisi bio cards included in packs that featured his rough art (Wander, which was a postcard, and  Mr. Ghoulbar, which was a bonus card).  And there were two bio cards that had the exact artwork used on bonus cards (Pampered and Necko).  Finally, the Starbeast bio card doesn't match the postcard because the postcard that had Starbeast on it was a combo and also had Tootsie Troll on it.

I believe that covers it.
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« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2020, 11:42:06 AM »
You're right, most of the bio cards were trading card sized versions of postcards.  But, there were two Mark Parisi bio cards included in packs that featured his rough art (Wander, which was a postcard, and  Mr. Ghoulbar, which was a bonus card).  And there were two bio cards that had the exact artwork used on bonus cards (Pampered and Necko).  Finally, the Starbeast bio card doesn't match the postcard because the postcard that had Starbeast on it was a combo and also had Tootsie Troll on it.

I believe that covers it.

Thanks for the thorough breakdown! I knew there were a few differences over the years. Never tracked down a complete set of all the bio cards from each postcard set, but at least I have all the artwork in some type of format.

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« Reply #44 on: April 05, 2020, 11:51:18 AM »
I wanna say there was one more bio card anomoly. I think it was a brent card, maybe capn clunk? I'll check soon and see...
 

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« Reply #45 on: April 05, 2020, 01:16:50 PM »
Thanks Neil!

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« Reply #46 on: April 05, 2020, 07:13:36 PM »
I wanna say there was one more bio card anomoly. I think it was a brent card, maybe capn clunk? I'll check soon and see...

Hey, Neil

Do you know why the envelope looks more like a GPK release than a Wacky release?  Was it simply because it was released on April Fool's? 

By the way, nice write up in the latest issue of Non-Sport Update!  It was fun to come across your profile there  ;)

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« Reply #47 on: April 05, 2020, 07:53:22 PM »
Hey, Neil

Do you know why the envelope looks more like a GPK release than a Wacky release?  Was it simply because it was released on April Fool's? 

By the way, nice write up in the latest issue of Non-Sport Update!  It was fun to come across your profile there  ;)

Yes, the GPK graphic are an intentional pun, especially for an April Fools Day release!

Thanks for the nice words about the NSU article! Wasn't sure when it was supposed to publish, so I'm glad to hear it's finally out!

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« Reply #48 on: April 08, 2020, 07:52:50 AM »
Last hour everyone!!  Get 'em before it's too late!!

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« Reply #49 on: April 08, 2020, 08:11:22 AM »
Last hour everyone!!  Get 'em before it's too late!!

Wondering what Topps will do with any leftovers...
Marc

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« Reply #50 on: April 08, 2020, 08:34:19 AM »
What, you did't buy them all? LOL it looks like they limited your purchase to 50 sets. Do we know what the total number of sets produced is?

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« Reply #51 on: April 08, 2020, 08:41:34 AM »
What, you did't buy them all? LOL it looks like they limited your purchase to 50 sets. Do we know what the total number of sets produced is?

The total number of sketches hasn't been posted here.  Maybe Neil will be able to tell us after the purchase window closes. 

I remember once before they put some extra sketches into bonus envelopes with later orders.  Was it with comic books?  I certainly hope they won't destroy any sketches!

I also hope they fix the typo on the one title  :-\
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« Reply #52 on: April 08, 2020, 12:49:48 PM »
we've got numbers already. that was quick!

Limited Edition:  566 sets
Regular Edition:  344 sets

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« Reply #53 on: April 08, 2020, 01:41:33 PM »
we've got numbers already. that was quick!

Limited Edition:  566 sets
Regular Edition:  344 sets

Wonder how many they had left over after the one week of sales.
Marc

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« Reply #54 on: April 08, 2020, 03:02:10 PM »
Wonder how many they had left over after the one week of sales.
Maybe I'm confused, but since this is an On Demand set, doesn't that mean no leftovers? They'll just print up what was ordered, no waste. The only limiting factor (causing a sell out) would be running out of sketches, true? (If they wind up with extra sketches, they can throw an extra one or two into my package, lol)

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« Reply #55 on: April 08, 2020, 03:22:57 PM »
Maybe I'm confused, but since this is an On Demand set, doesn't that mean no leftovers? They'll just print up what was ordered, no waste. The only limiting factor (causing a sell out) would be running out of sketches, true? (If they wind up with extra sketches, they can throw an extra one or two into my package, lol)
Would only be the case for the regular set, if they’re doing those as print on demand, which is very likely.
The Limited are all signed and have sketches. That all had to be done in advance.

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« Reply #56 on: April 15, 2020, 01:35:04 PM »
Just receiving shipping notification email this afternoon. On its way, baby.
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« Reply #57 on: April 15, 2020, 02:33:11 PM »
Answered my question. I guess checking my email once in a while would help.

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« Reply #58 on: April 16, 2020, 01:31:22 PM »
I just got a shipping notification, but there's no expected arrival date.  I'll be happy if something gets here before next weekend.  Wacky fun is desperately needed right now!!!  I'm going to mail some postcards to friends.

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« Reply #59 on: April 16, 2020, 03:25:03 PM »
Paid for overnight shipping and the masked FedEx mad left it at the door a while ago. I'll tell you one thing that isn't a spoiler: The envelope does not need to be mutilated in order to open it and keep it presentable.

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« Reply #60 on: April 17, 2020, 05:42:39 PM »
Got my set today! Looks great!
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« Reply #61 on: April 17, 2020, 07:24:13 PM »
Got a shipping notice Thursday, but nothing was actually sent to fedex.
Standard BS move by topps, to falsely show productivity.
It was finally handed to fedex after work hours today. 24 hours later. Lame.

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« Reply #62 on: April 19, 2020, 05:23:19 AM »
Spoiler Alert!  This ebay auction has a scan of all the postcard items:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/293551722970

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« Reply #63 on: April 19, 2020, 11:34:30 AM »
My day got completely messed up when my sister decided to do a porch visit at my mother's house with very short notice.  I almost didn't come back to my house today, but boy, am I glad that I did - there be Wackys here!!!

Looking at my sketch pulls, and a bunch on ebay, and I think there may be as many as 20 sketch artists!  This is going to be a tough set to write up.

No other spoilers from me now  :D
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« Reply #64 on: April 19, 2020, 12:53:13 PM »
One from Scheres and one from Brower and I thought I did really well until I saw what they did for this set because it looks as if everyone will do well if they pull one from these two.

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« Reply #65 on: April 19, 2020, 12:58:24 PM »
Got a shipping notice Thursday, but nothing was actually sent to fedex.

Mine is being shipped by slow boat.

Scheduled delivery:Friday 4/24/2020 by end of day

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« Reply #66 on: April 19, 2020, 02:51:47 PM »
Mine will be here tomorrow! I'm hoping for a Chenduz sketch!

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« Reply #67 on: April 20, 2020, 09:28:21 AM »
Can someone tell me who this artist is?





So far, I've identified 17 other sketch artists.
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« Reply #68 on: April 20, 2020, 10:21:07 AM »
 Don't know but I do like the sketch! Still waiting on my packs to show up :'(

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« Reply #69 on: April 20, 2020, 10:48:15 AM »
Don't know but I do like the sketch! Still waiting on my packs to show up :'(

I like it too!  I'm going to start a thread for sketches.