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The Kwicky Koala Show title cards

Contributed by Robert Pariseau on May 12th, 2017. Artwork published in
circa 1981
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    The Kwicky Koala Show (1981, CBS) was meant as Tex Avery’s contribution to the Hanna-Barbera stable for their contributions to his own stable in the Golden Age (MGM Studios); he died the previous year, before it aired. It contained four short segments: Kwicky Koala, The Bungle Brothers, Crazy Claws and Dirty Dawg. The title design is credited to Bill Perez.

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    The Dirty Dawg titles feature caps from a film typeface of unclear origin. It is shown as Super Cooper in Photo-Lettering’s One Line Manual of Styles, and as Super Dooper in the Solotype catalog. A freebie digitization is named Coaster.

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    The Kwicky Koala typeface is Eightball (VGC), digitally available as Orotund (Canada Type).

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    The Crazy Claws title card is set in outlined and shadowed Banco.

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    • Eightball
    • Super Cooper
    • Banco

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    2 Comments on “The Kwicky Koala Show title cards”

    1. May 15th, 2017  9:20 pm

      When I worked on the submission, Banco was the only typeface I could identify immediately.

    2. May 18th, 2017  12:35 am

      In addition, Kwicky was the middle segment and Crazy Claws was the final segment.

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