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G-Sticks: '80 Topps Rickey Comic

G-Sticks: '80 Topps Rickey Comic

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Hand-made collectible art card
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One of the cool things about old Topps designs were the comics on the back of the cards... a link to the company's Bazooka brand. One of my all-time favorite comics is found on the back of Rickey Henderson's 1980 rookie, featuring a masked robber stealing bases out of a safe. The caption reads, "Rickey had 7 stolen bases in one game at Modesto, May 26, 1977."

This inked gum stick is available in both a clear edition, and colored edition. The colored version, on black card stock, will be signed on the back. 

Designer gum sticks. Pop art that actually pops!

My G-Sticks are a series of bubble gum artwork, inspired by that one stick of gum that was stuck to the last card in the wax pack. Typically tilted by 9 degrees, as a nod to the starting 9 on the diamond.

Here's what you'll receive with this order

  • My original ink illustration, directly onto a vintage piece of wax pack bubble gum.
  • Each illustrated gum stick is backed by a custom-designed setting, and typically placed in the exact position in which the image would appear on the actual card.
  • These art cards may be created using a heavy 75pt black stock, an original card, or just the clear case by itself.
  • Cards are protected inside an Ultra Pro One Touch magnetic card holder... finished with my matching Rosen signature label.
  • My G-Sticks made with black stock are signed on the back, and all cards will ship with bonus autographed items.

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