Tuesday, August 4, 2015

2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Menagerie of the Mind - Bunyip

I'm working through my A&G hobby box and came across this card.

Yikes! If you're not clear on what the bunyip has in it's mouth, check out the Wikipedia entry for bunyip. Yes, that's a person clasped in it's jaws.

When I was growing up in Philadelphia in the 1950's and 1960's there was a kid's puppet show on television called "Bertie the Bunyip". He was a lovable creature with an Australian accent who, according to it's creator, was "a cross between a bunny, a collie dog and a duck billed platypus", that looked like this:

By the way, this is my 1,500th blog post since I started this in 2008.