1980 Topps Weird Wheels Trading Cards

1980 Topps Weird Wheels Trading Cards

Brand:

Product Details

VN:RO [1.9.17_1161]
User Rating:

What do you get when you mash up Hot Wheels, monsters and detailed artwork? 1980 Topps Weird Wheels. Featuring a checklist of colorful creations, the sticker set blends Kustom Kulture with matinee horror. It's not a super valuable set but it is a ton of fun.

The 1980 Topps Weird Wheels checklist is a relatively small 55 cards. The design is all about the artwork. Cards are otherwise white save for a couple lines of small print. Illustrations cover almost all of the front anyway with the name of the vehicle artistically integrated into the design.

1980 Topps Weird Wheels 31 Swamp Buggy

The cards themselves have monsters and other creatures driving a customized car, truck or bike. They're over-the-top and bring the likes of Rat Fink to mind. This isn't the first time such cards were made. Donruss did something very similar a full decade earlier with its Odd Rods line that spanned multiple series.

1980 Topps Weird Wheels features some of the final card work done by the legendary Norm Saunders as well as Gary Hallgren. There is some dispute as to how much Saunders, whose other Topps work includes Mars Attacks and Civil War News, contributed. It may have paintings or it might have been touch-up work.

As cool as the cards look, they came out at a time when the Kustom Kulture was well past its peak. The set flopped and it's still readily available at reasonable prices today. Even professionally graded cards at the top end of the scale are cheap.

Top eBay Listings

1980 TOPPS WEIRD WHEELS #52 BAD HUMOR TRUCK PSA 10 N1525514
$5.99

1980 TOPPS WEIRD WHEELS #16 PONY CAR PSA 10 N1526553
$5.99

WEIRD WHEELS 1980 TOPPS COMPLETE STICKER CARD SET PUZZLE BACKS OF 55
$13.49

VINTAGE CRAZY LABELS INSULT STICKERS WEIRD WHEELS - Sticker Lot (1979-80 !!)
$46.99

1980 TOPPS WEIRD WHEELS #27 BLACKHOUND POP 6 PSA 10 N1638035-067
$5.99

Weird Wheels Complete Trading Card Set Vintage 1980
$16.29

Weird Wheels by Topps in 1980. Complete 55 sticker set. Like Wacky Packs
$9.50

RARE!! SET OF WEIRD WHEELS TRADING CARDS TOPPS 1980
$7.99

1980 TOPPS WEIRD WHEELS #38 TEACHER'S SCREECHER PSA 10 N1530122
$5.99

1980 Complete Set Topps Weird Wheels in Binder
$7.99

1980 TOPPS WEIRD WHEELS #26 OLD OLD OLDS POP 4 PSA 10 N1847604-194
$9.99

1980 Topps Weird Wheels Stickers (2) Proof #28 Motorat
$500.00

1980 Topps Weird Wheels Stickers (2) Proof #33 Screamin
$500.00

1980 Topps Weird Wheels Stickers Paper Proofs (2) #33
$500.00

1980 Topps Weird Wheels Stickers Paper Stock Proofs #11
$500.00

WEIRD WHEELS COMPLETE STICKER SET 1-55 IN NM MT CONDITION
$12.95
« Previous12345

Checklist

1980 Topps Weird Wheels Checklist

55 cards.

#7 can be found with and without copyright info.

1 Hunchback of Notre Drag
2 Hot Rabbit
3 Loco-Motive
4 Putrid Porsche
5 Slab Cab
6 Samurai Subaru
7 Voo Doo Vette
8 Doom Buggy
9 Bone Dragger
10 Dynosaur
11 Stingray
12 Bad Brat
13 Drag-On!
14 Mob Mobile
15 Killer Bee
16 Pony Car
17 Vampire Van
18 Fast Frank
19 Crash Cobra
20 Ragin' Robot
21 Octo Rod
22 Witch's Wheels
23 Hearse of Horror
24 Creep in a Jeep
25 Meat Wagon!
26 Old Old Olds
27 Blackhound
28 Motorat
29 Big Swarm
30 Zom B. Zee R.I.P.
31 Swamp Buggy
32 U.F.O.
33 Screamin Demon
34 Flying Dutchman
35 Hun on a Honda
36 Motor Mummy
37 Rolls Roach
38 Teacher's Screecher
39 Big Bad Bug
40 Killdozer
41 Psychops Cycle
42 The Blobb
43 Punk Junk
44 Black Hawk
45 Howlin' Wolf
46 Greasemobile!
47 Hot Shoe
48 Chopped Hog
49 Model T'nT
50 Psycho Cycle
51 Space Stude
52 Bad Humor Truck
53 Spyder
54 Boo-Ick
55 Konk Kar

Top eBay Listings

WEIRD WHEELS 1980 TOPPS COMPLETE STICKER CARD SET PUZZLE BACKS OF 55
$13.49

Weird Wheels Complete Trading Card Set Vintage 1980
$16.29

Weird Wheels by Topps in 1980. Complete 55 sticker set. Like Wacky Packs
$9.50

RARE!! SET OF WEIRD WHEELS TRADING CARDS TOPPS 1980
$7.99

1980 Complete Set Topps Weird Wheels in Binder
$7.99

WEIRD WHEELS COMPLETE STICKER SET 1-55 IN NM MT CONDITION
$12.95

WEIRD WHEELS COMPLETE STICKER SET 1-55 IN NM MT
$12.95

1980 Topps Weird Wheels complete set of 55 stickers nm to mint
$8.00

RARE!! SET OF WEIRD WHEELS TRADING CARDS
$12.79

1980 TOPPS WEIRD WHEELS 55 CARD STICKER MINT SET
$10.99

WEIRD WHEELS STICKER SET (55) 1980
$20.00

Weird Wheels 1980 Trading Card Set
$18.99

Topps Weird Wheels Topps Set From 1980 - (55) Stickers Trading Cards
$10.00

 |  E-Mail Author
Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

Leave a Comment: