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Crazy Cards Topps - 1961
Notes: Each card has a Wally Wood color drawing on the front with a setup line, with the joke's punchline on the card back with blue-and-white drawings. Thanks much to Mike Fitzpatrick for the original list! American Card Catalog reference is R708-7. Scans are posted at the Vintage Non-Sports Cards gallery.
No. Caption 1 "Basher" Brown had over 2500 fights! 2 An eating champ ate 53 pies at one meal! 3 Ben Franklin did not discover electricity 4 A stuntman jumped from a jet plane and landed unhurt! 5 Muscles Morgan caught a safe that fell 150 feet! 6 A man was shot from a cannon in N.Y. - His feet touched the ground in Maine! 7 A ten year old smoked 25 cigars - They didn't stunt his growth! 8 Astronaut Cole reached a speed ot 25,000 mph! 9 Though he failed in Medical School, a famous docto 10 A 75 year old shoeshine man retired as a millionaire! 11 99 year old Zeke Meek still has his hair and teeth! 12 In Detroit a man sleeps upside down because of a strange illness! 13 A Denver man lay on a bed of nails for 45 days! 14 Mr. Juggles can toss up 25 dumbbels at one time! 15 Mr. Memory amazed people in his first 16 A New York policeman never had an injury in over 40 years on the Police Force! 17 A Dallas salesman had one blue eye and one brown eye! 18 In 1947 "Amazo" the famous magician was tied and thrown in the river! 19 An animal trainer won 300 fights with lions! 20 A Texas man has seen a three headed cow! 21 A man-eating shark will not eat a man! 22 An Alaska man never wore a coat and never had a cold! 23 In Maine a man lived inside a whale! 24 A Swiss climber fell off Mt. Everest and only broke one finger! 25 Jockey Jones' horse could go safely through a flaming hoop! 26 Mr. Fabulous threw knives at his wife blindfolded! 27 In N.Y. a man was arrested for throwing shoes in the river! 28 A 6 year old girl blew a bubble gum bubble 20 feed wide! 29 Mr. Hercules had the world's strongest teeth! 30 Every time you breathe someone dies! 31 A N.Y. artist can paint pictures with his feet! 32 A man once stayed up for 97 hours without sleeping! 33 A girl in Dallas read an entire book upside down! 34 In Rome a man stayed underwater for 10 minutes! 35 A noted astronomer saw 53 stars in the daytime! 36 An Ohio farmer never hits any of his 12 children! 37 A Berlin man put 15 people in his Volkswagon! 38 A master carpenter drove a nail through a 12 inch board with one blow! 39 A Paris scientist saw flying saucers for 3 days! 40 "Quick Draw" Lee was the fastest gun in the West! 41 Movie star Rex Huff never uses a stunt man! 42 Dr. Zilch was famous as the first painless dentist! 43 In 61 years Doctor Roy Peters never lost a human life! 44 A fisherman reeled in a man with his fishing rod! 45 A man once drove his car through the city blindfolded! 46 In 1922 a man was arrested for bathing on a Saturday! 47 Casper Blip's act was sawing his wife in half! 48 A lion will not bite a human! 49 In 1959 a man broke his neck getting out of a car! 50 A Troy housewife hurt her eye while drinking tea! 51 There's a man who is actually as trong as an ox! 52 William Tell was the world's greatest archer! 53 Stare at this for 15 minutes and you'll discover something interesting! 54 A man in Idaho, age 105, never wore glasses! 55 A Dutch scientist claimed he could eat tarantulas! 56 Mr. Fearless walks on hot coals once a year! 57 100 year old "Pop" Atlas hasn't visited a dentist for 75 years! 58 In 1938 a man hooked a 65 ft. whale with a fishing pole! 59 Bullfighter Diaz didn't have a scratch on his body! 60 A man lost 185 pounds of ugly fat in one day! 61 A Miami man swam 5 miles through shark filled water! 62 Army Scout Reed fought 8 indians single-handed! 63 A U.S. sub commander sank 12 Jap ships in 1 day! 64 An ace skier went down a 150 foot hill in 33 seconds! 65 A Boston man was run over by a steam roller and went home an hour later! 66 A doctor once performed a delicate brain operation for 13 hours! Searchwords: jahoc, yr1961, mfrTopps, catNovelty©2003, 2012, 2014 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!