Article Archive for March 2014

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Neon Racers Yellow Flag?
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 31 March 2014
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Is the Neon Racers strange distribution due to the 2-pack coming to SDCC 2014? The Neon Racers seem to the first flanker brand success for the CARS line in a long time – yet, Target stores seem to have gotten ONE shipment and in most stores, they seem to have sold out – I don’t […]

Metty Answers Your Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Questions That Matty Doesn’t Answer
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 31 March 2014
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A few days ago, we asked readers if they had questions about CARS & PLANES. WE have answers! When will the cancelled released released along with the unreleased diecasts? I’m not exactly sure I understand the question – are you asking when will canceled-delayed CARS get released? That’s the great unknown. Production tends to get […]

Disney D23 Expo 2015: Save the Date + Ticket Sales
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 30 March 2014
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“All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again under one roof when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of August 14–16, 2015. Each of Disney’s wonderful worlds will unite to celebrate what’s new […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: San Diego Comic Con Sad Clown
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 March 2014
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The news does not look good for the CLOWN CARS coming to San Diego Comic Con 2014. It was probably too much wishful thinking but it almost seems certain it’s something else. Are you sitting down? You should clear the room of kids and anyone who might think you have the onset of Tourette’s syndrome […]

Disney Pixar CARS: The Mater Easter Buggy Book
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 29 March 2014
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Mater & the Easter Buggy. Mater & the VW Dune Buggy as the Easter Bunny/Buggy story bringing giant bolts/nuts & oil cans … er, not exactly like the Alsace tradition of an Easter Hare bringing Easter Eggs but close enough*. No er, peep that these are ever coming as diecasts – of course, Easter Mater […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toon: The Radiator Springs 500½ Road Rally Pullbacks
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons on 29 March 2014
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In addition to the metal diecasts for the Radiator Springs 500½ Road Rally Toon, there are two kinds of pullbacks, the one around 1:43 in scale. And the really oversized one for smaller kids that has lights & sounds and comes with a DVD – presumably the Radiator Springs 500½ Road Rally short. Tweet This […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS & PLANES: Walmart Bin
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3, Mattel Disney Planes Diecast on 28 March 2014
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I guess this saves time putting them on the pegs … Thanks, Rob (My 7 Kids)! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Radiator Springs 500½ Road Rally Track Set
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 28 March 2014
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Unlike the last 20 track sets released, this one actually looks like fun … Though I guess you can’t really race ’em … but at least the lift ramp is a new feature to CARS track sets. And you get a tiny plastic Stanley … presumably it comes with a plastic Road Rally Lightning McQueen […]

Now, That’s a Pit Stop!
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Posted in CARS on 27 March 2014
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I had to watch it twice to make sure I wasn’t watching some video magic trick … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney PLANES: The Bulldog Variant
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Posted in Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Planes Diecast on 27 March 2014
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Since we have had some many oddball releases of the PLANES singles – it was hard to keep track of the Bulldog variant but thanks to Rob (My 7 Kids), we have two side by side. The one on the left is the is the earlier release. Presumably the plant decided to save time and […]