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Card - The Garbage Gang, 'Hedda Offa', 1985 Object Reg. No: HT 27764

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Bubblegum Card, Sticker

A collector card titled 'Hedda Offa', number 37b from The Garbage Gang series. Reverse of card has a list of names numbered from 1A to 41A and 1B to 41B. The collector cards were originally released in 1985. Manufactured by The Topps Company, Inc, New York, United States of America.

The character's on the cards were designed to parody the Cabbage Patch Kids dolls which were immensely popular at the time. Each card features a Garbage Pail Kid character having some comical abnormality and/or suffering some terrible fate. Each character had a humorous, word play-rich character name.
Description:
Card printed in colour on both sides. Illustration of cartoon girl with head in guillotine on one side of card.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Diane Bretherton, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 76 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: recreation, games
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Collecting
Tertiary Classification: collecting cards
Inscriptions: Front: 'THE GARBAGE GANG', ' PEEL / HERE ', ' 37b ', ' HEDDA OFFA '
Back: ' THE GARBAGE GANG CHECKLIST/ 1A NASTY NICK 1B EVIL EDDIE / 2A JUNKFOOD JOHN 2B RAY DECAY / 3A UP CHUCK 3B HEAVIN' STEVEN / 4A FRYIN' BRAIN 4B ELECTRIC BILL / 5A DEAD TED 5B JAY DECAY / 6A ART DEPART 6B BUSTED BOB / 7A STORMY HEATHER 7B APRIL SHOWERS / 8A ADAM BOMB 8B BLASTED BILLY / 9A BOOZIN' BRUCE 9B DRUNK KEN / 10A TEE VEE STEVIE 10B GEEKY GARY / 11A ITCHY RICHIE 11B BUGGED BERT/ 12A FURRY FRAN 12B HAIRY MARY / 13A ASHCAN ANDY 13B SPACEY STACY / 14A POTTY SCOTTY 14B JASON BASIN / 15A AILIN' AL 15B MAULED PAUL / 16A WEIRD WENDY 16B HAGGY MAGGIE / 17A WACKY JACKIE 17B LOONY LENNY / 18A CRANKY FRANKIE 18B BAD BRAD / 19A CORRODED CARL 19B CRATER CHRIS / 20A SWELL MEL 20B DRESSY JESSE / 21A VIRUS IRIS 21B SICKY VICKY / 22A JUNKY JEFF 22B STINKY STAN / 23A DRIPPY DAN 23B LEAKY LOU / 24A NERVOUS REX 24B NERDY NORM / 25A CREEPY CAROL 25B SCARY CARRIE / 26A SLOBBY ROBBIE 26B FAT MATT / 27A BRAINY JANIE 27B JENNY GENIUS / 28A OOZY SUZY 28B MELTIN' MELISSA / 29A BONY JOANIE 29B THIN LYNN / 30A NEW WAVE DAVE 30B GRAFFITI PETEY / 31A RUN DOWN RHODA 31B FLAT PAT / 32A FRIGID BRIDGET 32B CHILLY MILLIE / 33A MAD MIKE 33B SAVAGE STUART / 34A KIM KONG 34B ANNA BANANA / 35A WRINKLY RANDY 35B ROCKIN' ROBERT / 36A WRAPPIN' RUTH 36B TOMMY TOMB / 37A GUILLOTINA 37B HEDDA OFFA / 38A SLIMY SAM 38B LIZARD LIZ / 39A BUGGY BETTY 39B GREEN JEAN / 40A UNSTITCHED MITCH 40B DAMAGED DON / 41A MEAN GENE 41B JOLTIN' JOE / ©1985 THE TOPPS COMPANY, INC. '
Manufacturer: The Topps Company, Inc, New York, New York, United States of America, 1985

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