Flashback Product of the Week: 1969 Donruss Odd Rods


Odd Rods is a cult classic.  Donruss released the first Odd Rods sticker set back in 1969.  It consists of 44 stickers and features monsters driving various vehicles.  The artwork was done by B.K. Taylor.  This product was very successful and spawned many more follow-up sets such as: Odder Odd Rods, Oddest Odd Rods, Odd Rod All Stars, Fabulous Odd Rods, and Fantastic Odd Rods Series 1 & 2.   Donruss also released similar products like Silly Cycles and Friends and Machines.


Odd Rods are still around.  They have a really cool website that has a comprehensive card gallery.  They are always looking for new licensing opportunities.  With their cool collection of creatures, there are a lot of interesting ventures that one could go on.

Here is a promotional movie made by the people at Odd Rods.  Yes, that is Charles in Charge narrating.

2 Responses

  1. The 1969 Donruss Odd Rods are awesome cards, I just love them to death. Keep on showing them off. Thanks!

  2. […] are right up there with oddball sets such as Odd Rods.  They have model kits, action figures, and trading cards.  Back in 2007/2008 Weird-ohs were […]

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