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Offline dth1971

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But there's a book on Etsy.com someone named Dan Goodsell is selling that has his own drawing takes on Star Wars Wacky Packages :
https://www.etsy.com/listing/1296485270/intergalactic-product-placement-book?ref=hp_active-mission-recs-rv-1-1
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Offline mikecho

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2004...
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2023, 10:15:45 AM »
Oh, that was cute!

Btw, I think the actual year Star Wars Wacky Packages were planned was 2014, not 2004. You might want to fix your title.

Offline Paul_Maul

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2004...
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2023, 11:10:49 AM »


Btw, I think the actual year Star Wars Wacky Packages were planned was 2014, not 2004. You might want to fix your title.

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2004...
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2023, 10:44:17 PM »
But there's a book on Etsy.com someone named Dan Goodsell is selling that has his own drawing takes on Star Wars Wacky Packages :
https://www.etsy.com/listing/1296485270/intergalactic-product-placement-book?ref=hp_active-mission-recs-rv-1-1

Dan Goodsell is a close friend and an old buddy of mine.  He's co-author of the fantastic book "Krazy Kids Food" - and he's one of the foundational influences/reasons I do what I do today. :-)

https://www.amazon.com/Krazy-Kids-Food-Dan-Goodsell/dp/382282237X
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Offline mikecho

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2004...
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2023, 11:44:11 AM »
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Hey, what's with the emoji? I'm just saying get the facts straight. Besides, it was ANS1 that came out in 2004. Star Wars Wacky Packages hadn't even been conceived back then.

Offline dth1971

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2023, 12:18:28 PM »
Oh, that was cute!

Btw, I think the actual year Star Wars Wacky Packages were planned was 2014, not 2004. You might want to fix your title.

Just did that.

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2023, 01:12:26 PM »
If anyone wants to see examples of what Star Wars Wacky Packages would've looked like, go to Greg's website and look up Lost Wackys 4th Series. They're in the bonus items section.

I think the four examples shown were going to be the bonus stickers for Star Wars Wacky Packages, but I'm not sure.

Offline Fanatical_and_Sickly

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2023, 05:03:07 PM »
I think the four examples shown were going to be the bonus stickers for Star Wars Wacky Packages, but I'm not sure.

totally incorrect. those bootlegs are taken from base card images

If anyone wants to see examples of what Star Wars Wacky Packages would've looked like, go to Greg's website and look up Lost Wackys 4th Series. They're in the bonus items section.

if you want to see what the cards were going to look like, don't waste your time looking for those bootlegs, and just look here on the forum

http://www.wackypackagesforum.com/index.php?topic=3468.0

Offline mikecho

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2023, 07:16:46 PM »
totally incorrect. those bootlegs are taken from base card images

if you want to see what the cards were going to look like, don't waste your time looking for those bootlegs, and just look here on the forum

http://www.wackypackagesforum.com/index.php?topic=3468.0
Can we please have pictures transfered from that thread to this so we can see what might have been? And please do normal-sized pictures, not small ones like some of them are on that same thread.

And btw, those four on Greg's forum are also on that thread, so what's the difference between here and there? And why are you being so hard on Greg, Patrick? Last I heard, you're working on the various Wacky Packages Boxes series with him, and those series are in the same boat as Lost Wackys 3rd Series and 4th Series; i.e., they're not exactly officially snnctioned by Topps either, so isn't that the pot calling the kettle black? Just asking...
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Offline Joe G.

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2023, 03:28:05 PM »
So I got to meet Dan Goodsell at Wonder Con this year.  Super great guy and a pleasure to chat with.  I snagged a copy of his Wacky inspired book and he was nice enough to do up a sketch card to go with it.  Also got a copy of his Space Duck.  Fun nostalgic look at the space hero genre from the perspective of a duck, from space.






Offline Swiski

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2023, 03:52:33 AM »
He must have sold out that Star Wars book. The link now goes to a Space Duck book.

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Re: We all know Topps planned but cancelled Star Wars Wackys in 2014...
« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2023, 01:53:22 PM »
He must have sold out that Star Wars book. The link now goes to a Space Duck book.

I saw the same thing...I thought I was missing something.