Today's Bizarro cartoon by Dan Piraro got me thinkin': who started this whole bit about the mudflap girl?
The silhouette of the sexy woman certainly has worked its way from the back of truck's mudflap into our pop culture consciousness. Now, you can find countless decals and t-shirts bearing the "trucker girl" figure. It's even found on soaps, belt buckles, and ... pumpkins!
mudflap girl belt buckle
The mudflap girl even made it into a Super Bowl commercial (2006 ad for Honda Ridgeline, made by design company A52's Andy Hall), where she opened the door to the truck and saw another mudflap icon: Yosemite Sam!