Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Blue Audi, Sajan Karia
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[24 Feb 2015|3 Comments]

Coming soon, Sajan Karia. Thanks for the nice pics and heads up, “John H.” Mostly a repaint of Jonathon Shiftko but still nice.   Same license plate though. It’s nice he has a different expression. Thanks for the great pics, “John H.” Tweet This Post

Disney: Art of Planes & Planes Fire & Rescue
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[24 Feb 2015|One Comment]

Somewhere I missed they released the release of the book, The ART OF PLANES & ART OF PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE. It’s the usual great and fun collection of art, photos & screenshots that accompanies all of Pixar & Disney’s animated films. ART OF PLANES (which also includes Planes: Fire & Rescue) Fun concept art […]

Disney Pixar Toons: More Ice Racers at the Disney Store
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[23 Feb 2015|3 Comments]

Thanks for the heads up, “Alberto A.” Ice Racer Lightning   Ice Racer Raoul Caroule Ice Racer Vitaly Petrov Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Cozy Cone Spiral Rampway + CONTEST!
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[23 Feb 2015|35 Comments]

We’re finally getting a Cozy Cone though not a complete one with the Cozy Cone Spiral Rampway. Lots of parts. If you just want the Cozy Cone part as a display … With most of the pieces. You can attach additional Story Sets: Tractor Tippin’ Race & Play, Highway Hideout, and Piston Cup Pit Stop […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: DJ Revolves Back to Error DJ
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[22 Feb 2015|3 Comments]

The 2015 DJ single release reverts back to the error DJ. His stripe should be green not blue. Last year’s DJ with Flames sported the correct green stripes. DJ was incorrect from 2006 to 2009 – finally fixed but apparently it didn’t hold. It’s a DJ party. Kick it. Well, this is about how much […]

San Diego Comic Con 2015 Registration Begins Today
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[21 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

Although we strongly recommend that you read all of the detailed instructions below, here are our top tips for participating in Open Online Registration: Only those with a confirmed Member ID account are eligible to participate in Open Online Registration. If you purchased the Preview Night option during attendee preregistration, you are not eligible to […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Kabuto Ninja Toon Diecast
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[21 Feb 2015|7 Comments]

The re-release of Toon Kabuto Ninja has finally arrived. Thanks for the great pics, “John H.” It is a slight variant in one aspect, at least. It is missing the carbon fiber tamp decal (previous release on left). Everything else seems to be the same but there’s some question about the new faceplate. The previous […]

Star Wars – $27 BILLION & Counting
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[20 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

FastCo has a nice infographic on Star Wars, the money printing machine.   Tweet This Post

// Books

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS World: The COMPLETE Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[13 Apr 2014|9 Comments]

It wasn’t easy – but it’s completed! Yep, EVERY CARS, CARS 2, Toon, Storyteller, Holiday, Expanded Universe AND even non-canon CARS diecast – including ALL major variants from 2006 to 2013 … in one magazine checklist. 8 Years worth of CARS diecasts in alphabetical order. Purchase it HERE. All new design and all re-done. CARS […]

// Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Year by Year Complete Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[11 May 2014|3 Comments]

For those who want a checklist of CARS diecast released listed YEAR BY YEAR, here is our new complete everything checklist. So, whether you started collecting in 2006 or want to start from the start, or maybe even need a guide in displaying as they were available year by year, this is your checklist! It […]

// Video Games

Simpsons Opening Couch Gag 8-Bit Retro Version (YouTube)
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[25 Feb 2015|2 Comments]

This fan made short is totally perfect – the Simpsons opening couch gag as an 8-bit videogame … down to the close. Hilario! Tweet This Post

// Retail

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: TakeFiveADay CARS 1 Only 2006-2014 Diecast Checklist
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[23 Jan 2015|2 Comments]

As some people requested, a magazine checklist of just CARS 1 diecasts – for those who are ONLY collecting CARS 1 diecasts or who like to keep them separated … From 2006 to 2014, there are now 501 CARS 1 diecasts released by Mattel which includes all the variants – either error fixes, production changes […]

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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Year by Year Complete Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[11 May 2014|3 Comments]

For those who want a checklist of CARS diecast released listed YEAR BY YEAR, here is our new complete everything checklist. So, whether you started collecting in 2006 or want to start from the start, or maybe even need a guide in displaying as they were available year by year, this is your checklist! It […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS World: The COMPLETE Checklist Magazine 2006 to 2013
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[13 Apr 2014|9 Comments]

It wasn’t easy – but it’s completed! Yep, EVERY CARS, CARS 2, Toon, Storyteller, Holiday, Expanded Universe AND even non-canon CARS diecast – including ALL major variants from 2006 to 2013 … in one magazine checklist. 8 Years worth of CARS diecasts in alphabetical order. Purchase it HERE. All new design and all re-done. CARS […]

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TakeFiveaDay – Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Checklist Magazine Themes 2013 & Radiator Springs Classic Available Now!
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[13 Mar 2014|7 Comments]

Our checklist magazine #10 is ready and on sale at MagCloud.com. This issue features every release for the Themes 2013 & Radiator Springs Classic series’ released in 2013. Here is a sample page – you can view pages online also (Click on READ SAMPLE). Overall, it was a great year with over 80 new or […]

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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: T5 Checklist Magazine Update
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[15 Apr 2013|One Comment]

There was a glitch at MagCloud – for some reason, it defaulted back to my draft file last night which was incomplete so I think if you placed an order, it wouldn’t print but it should be fixed now. But let me or MagCloud know if you get the CARS 2 issue that looks incomplete. […]

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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Year by Year Chronological Checklist + SALE!
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[22 Apr 2012|4 Comments]

Many people have asked for it so here it is, a complete checklist of Mattel Disney Pixar CARS in chronological series order From Day 1 in 2006 to Day 1,826 in 2011. This checklist only shows each CAR once – in the series of release (unless there was a major variant re-release). To avoid confusion, […]

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TakeFiveADay Magazine Checklist – Lenticulars Done, CARS 1 Done
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[12 Jan 2012|4 Comments]

It’s finally done. The Lenticular issue is done and CARS 1 is complete … You can purchase a printed copy or digital PDF or preview it HERE. It took a while to sort through it all but it looks like there were 134 lenticulars including variants, and eye position variants. I’ll get around to doing […]

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TakeFive New Magazines: Everything & Ultra Completists
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[24 Aug 2011|26 Comments]

As you requested, there is a new COMBINED CHECKLIST with everything Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 1:55 in one photo checklist – our biggest issue ever! (click for a FULL PREVIEW) … so what’s the final count? Including updating some variants, it’s 433 + 21 Haulers + 35 rubber tire racers + 2 racers in boxes […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Final Lap-Night Skyline Magazine Checklist
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[2 Jul 2011|27 Comments]

OOPS – SORRY. Everything is fixed now – somehow a few CARS got dropped and I definitely forgot a few additional launchers or that the Leak Less hauler was re-released for Night Skyline – me eyes glazed over … or when you stare at it on the shelves for 11 months, you tend to gloss […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Toons, Storytellers Expanded Universe Magazine Checklist is Here!
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[24 May 2011|29 Comments]

Issue #7 of the Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Checklist Magazine is HERE! This 24-page issue covers the CARS Expanded Universe – Toons, Storytellers, Holiday Storytellers and Disney mail-aways and in-scale CARS. You can check out a FULL PREVIEW HERE. As always, you get everything on card, in box sets, playsets photographed in high resolution. Includes […]

Magazine Checklist

TakeFive Mini Adventures CARS Magazine & Checklist + Holiday Sale
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[19 Nov 2010|10 Comments]

Mini Adventure collectors can rejoice! Your complete 20-page visual checklist is now available! Did you know there were 62 releases on card? Or 130 different vehicle releases? Click on any of the links above to check out the free preview of all the pages at MagCloud (plus ordering info). AND best of all, MagCloud is […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: COMPLETE Visual Opener Checklist Magazine Issue is Complete!
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[31 Jul 2010|29 Comments]

Everyone kept asking for it and until now, the releases kept overlapping each other but since we have had a natural-unnatural CARS release break, this seemed a good time to make a symbolic linkage & recap of June 2006 to June 2010. This OPENER CHECKLIST issue includes EVERY single CAR release from Mattel as a […]

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Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Race O Rama Magazine Issue #4
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[27 Jun 2010|7 Comments]

This definitely took a while to find everything as the Race O Rama was when the line ran off in 100 directions … For those who are unfamiliar, our magazine is printed ON DEMAND so it’s not printed until you order one from MagCloud (part of HP). Issue #4 can be purchased through this link […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Take5 World of CARS Magazine Now Available
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[11 Apr 2010|18 Comments]

The 32-page issue #3 of our magazine is ready. It’s the Visual checklist for World of CARS which includes the Motor Speedway of the South Box Set … Here is a sample of the pages (actual pages @8.5″ by 11″ – 32 pages) Yes, it includes everything released for the World of CARS series (aka: […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Supercharged Checklist Collector’s Guide NOW Available
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[20 Jul 2009|19 Comments]

Volume II-Issue 2 of our magazine is now available. 28 pages and includes EVERYTHING released in the US in the Supercharged Series. Just a sampling of the pages. You can get a full preview & ordering instructions HERE. It is printed “on-demand” so when you order one, they will print one. If you want the […]

Magazine Checklist

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Take Five With You Where Ever You Go!
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[17 May 2009|19 Comments]

Take Five A Day: The Magazine! You asked for it and now, you can on-demand it! Issue #1 of our magazine is available for order! 20 full-color pages devoted just to the DESERT ART series … Other than a few pages of text, the magazine is entirely comprised of full color checklists for however you […]