Packer Comic Con

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In 1969, the NFL published the comic book pictured here as a guide to the upcoming season. There was a section for each of the 16 NFL teams — this was still a year before the NFL/AFL fully merged – and the Packer pages (one for the offense, one for the defense and one listing the roster) are reprinted below.

It was published by Charlton Comics, a low budget comic book publisher from 1945-86 and the home of such series as Timmy the Timid Ghost, Teenage Hotrodders and Wyatt Earp Frontier Marshall. The NFL’s choice of publisher resulted in some of the worst comic book illustrations I’ve ever seen. Starr, Pitts, Kostelnik, Davis are all unrecognizable, but it’s worth a laugh to view them today.

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