For today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we’re once again tapping the recent Halloween editions of the Wacky Packages Postcards series. Up for today is Ork, an offering from the 2011 Halloween set.
It’s so great to be able to tap these Halloween-themed pieces this month, as monster and candy Wacky Packages are some of my all-time faves. Ork is a parody of York Peppermint Patties, and it’s a really fun one. Let’s take a closer look at the Wacky itself.
And here’s a look at the corresponding York Peppermint Pattie package next to the Ork Wacky Packages parody. I scanned the original in unopened form, so you could see how close the parody came to it design-wise:
As you can see, every element of the original wrapper was put to good use in this parody. Gotta love it.
Finally, here’s the original York Peppermint Pattie wrapper, unwrapped and flattened:
And that’s everything for today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays. See you next time!
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