Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Call the guys at Olan Mills...

The concept was really funny to me: What if Leaf had made their Studio line of cards back in the '80s. There would be a whole bunch of silly backdrops, and a mess of composite "glamour shots." You know the marketing guys over at Donruss/Leaf would have been on the intercom hollering at a secretary, "Get the Olan Mills people on the line! We're gonna try and work a cooperative crossover!"

1984 Studio - Gary Pettis
1984 - Tony Gwynn
The finished product is less than stellar, but it has been a while.
(Yeah, I know it's Pettis' little brother - and a photo from '85. It was the first classic Olan Mills pose I thought of.)


Brendan Taylor said...

Those cards sucks especially the Gary Pettis one lol. Love the blog btw just started following check mine out feel free to join the site if you like what you see.

The Junior Junkie said...

I have always loved the original of that Pettis. Good call on the library.

Floating Gwynn head creeps me out.

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