2010.54.1094

Weedies "Breakfast of Headstarters"
1969
35 in HIGH x 23 in WIDE
(88.90 cm HIGH x 58.42 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.1094

Bottom edge has, "W53 Weedies copyright 1969 WESPAC visual Comunications Inc. P.O. Box 2866 S.F. CA 94126 Litho in USA - All Rights Reserved (Blacklight Poster) Artist: Dennis Dent/WESPAC."

Poster overall is a stylized Wheaties box. The background is bright orange with a white triangle at the top that has "General Grass" logo in blue. Below is "Weedies" in large white lettering with "Breakfast of Headstarters" in black. In the center is a drawing of a man running and holding a yellow bag. The bottom edge has "NET WT 12 LIDS Golden Whole Weed Flakes." This is a counterculture parody of the popular General Mills cereal Wheaties, which has the brand slogan "Breakfast of champions." [LMC]
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