Monday, March 22, 2010

1991 UD Comic Cards 2

I've been away from APAD for longer than I care to admit.  And, with that, let us delve into a pack of cards I received as part of a "Non-Sport" purchase.  Evidently, cartoonized cards featuring Reggie Jackson and Nolan Ryan are not "baseball" enough to be considered a sport.  After reading this, you make your own conclusion.

Taz gives Reggie a high-five.  Each card features a title ("Seventh Inning Stretch" here), the Looney Tunes and UD logos and some kind of picture.  Sometimes, the pictures are of actual people.  Other times, well, it's just looney.

Every card ties the Looney Tunes cast into a baseball-related scenario.  The backs of the cards feature trivia questions with answers.  Name the first Bugs Bunny cartoon to be nominated for an Academy Award.  No, really, without Google.  Go ahead.  Okay, fine, it was in 1940 and it was "A Wild Hare." Happy now?

I'm not sure if you put the cards in order they would tell a story. Judging by the dialogue, I would have to guess yes.

This appears to be the title card.  I have no idea what chicken wings have to do with it, but how do you have chicken wings without Foghorn Leghorn!?

Do you see that!? Dupes. In a single pack, I get dupes.  Yeesh.

"So, Nolan, you're one of the greatest pitchers ever, right?  Well, we'd like to take some pictures of you pretending to talk to Bugs Bunny.  Yes, I said Bugs Bunny. Hello?  Hello, Mr. Ryan?"

*This post appears in a three-way cross-posting between "APAD," "A Pack To Be Named Later," and "Things Done to Cards."


FenwayFrank said...

I love that the wrapper advertises it as a "tamper resistant pack", just in case you were worried that someone might be pack searching for a Roadrunner Rookie Card.

Joe and Chris said...

I remember these cards! Totally insane idea. At the time, I felt like I got screwed on a pack of cards. Now I just wish I could find that pack in my old boxes of cards. I think its your fault for creating this post :)

--David said...

Ah, anytime I can jump start a memory of card-collecting days gone by, I have succeeded!

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