Bonkers’ Ugly Balls

All this talk of Madballs got me thinking of their distant cousings, Ugly Balls. Ugly Balls were a Madballs knock-off given as a mail-in premium by Bonkers who had previously knocked-off the Kronoform robot watch. This so-called premium was hocked in both comic and TV ads.


Doug is a child of the 80s who was raised in Ohio and is now living the life of oblivion in the bay area of California.

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  1. Great post as always, Doug! I remember staring at that advertisement on the back of some of my comics…just trying to decide if I wanted to buy enough Bonkers to get it. I was struck in the face on the playground by one of the Ugly Balls…and that settled the subject of if I should choose Madballs or Ugly Balls very fast. :)

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