Article Archive for August 2010

Disney Pixar CARS: Disney Store 1:43 CARS Coming This Holiday
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys on 31 August 2010
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Collecting the Disney Store 1:43 CARS lineup is going to get more complicated but for now, here are the basics (visual checklist coming soon!) … The main releases come on cards (that look like this now) … The nice thing is you can pretty much start collecting at any time as all the 1:43 singles […]

Disney Pixar Toy Story 3: First $1 Billion Dollar Animated + 3 Movie Blu Ray Set
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Posted in Film, Toys on 30 August 2010
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From Disney’s press release … “Two weeks after becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time, Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 will cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office today.” “Toy Story 3 becomes the only animated film to reach this milestone and the seventh title in industry history.” Via Deadline.com. There has […]

Disney Pixar CARS: New Panini Sticker Book #2
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 30 August 2010
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“Madbob” was nice enough to snap some pics of the next Panini Sticker Book … And some shots of the inside pages … It looks Panini has bought Donruss but for Disney Pixar CARS, still branded Panini. The US website has no mention of the Disney Pixar CARS cards and the UK site has minimal […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: 15 Steps to a CARS Exclusive Minus 14 Steps
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 August 2010
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“Dolly P.” notes that in Austria the CARS Exclusive Mail Away Offer is a few steps shorter than the usual. Normal Steps. 1) Buy a CAR. 2) Buy a CAR. 3) Buy a CAR. 4) Buy a CAR. 5) Buy a CAR. 6) Save all your receipts. 7) Circle the price you paid on the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: How Are You Set for Lightning McQueen’s?
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 28 August 2010
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Luis P. writes in … A year ago, while coming back from vacation, me and my family stopped to spend the night at Corpus Christi.  After dinner we went to Target and I found 10 (ten!) different Lightning McQueen 1:55 diecasts.  There was no going back – the DIE was CAST. Anyway, your website is […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Final Lap Visual Checklist – September 2010
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 27 August 2010
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Someone asked about re-releases of ‘new’ Final Lap CARS – so far? Not a lot of Final Lap ‘new’ CARS have appeared in subsequent cases, it’s pretty much one and out  – will that change? Perhaps … After 8 cases and 25 “NEW” Final Lap releases, that leaves us with @19 new CARS on the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: New CARS CARES Auction!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 August 2010
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Register for this event by 8:00 PM Eastern Time on Friday August 27, 2010, and you will be automatically entered into a special giveaway drawing! Drawing winner and prize will be announced at start of LIVE Auction Event!!! Register by Email or via the form on THIS PAGE. There are some very cool custom Macks, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Obscurity Knocks – The Mega, Mega Check Lane Short Card Check List
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 August 2010
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Yes, millions, thousands, dozens of fevered crazies have asked for it – finally, our long national nightmare is over – the mega, mega, mega complete Check Lane (Short Card) checklist … Some of you might well ask – what are Check Lane cards (or for those who roam the CARS zombie apocalypse landscape who also […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Kids First, CARS Second
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail on 25 August 2010
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Public Service Announcement … in the frenzy that is Black Friday shopping, buy CARS items but remember, do not stack items on top of the kids … Via Asylum and People of Walmart. (Both sites – Not Necessarily SFW and may make you not want to shop at WM again … ). Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: By All His Names, El Materdor Is Out … in the EU
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 25 August 2010
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Thanks “Rippers” for the nice photo … Humm, one of those names might not fly in the US … please make your own jokes but ONLY if they’re funny and adhere to community standards … The final version if the cape is not removeable though with a small incision or one good pull from a […]