Article Archive for April 2017

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: The Last Days …
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 April 2017
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Thanks “Michael VN,” for the fun last days day photos … I wonder what will go here. One is the loneliest number. Down to hours … The perfect way to celebrate May Day – raw, unfiltered Capitalism. And I shall call you squishy. Ready, set SHOP! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini, Minny, Minnie, Miney … Moe Van
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 April 2017
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Howard sends along an interesting photo … The return of Mini in a 2-pack is now called Minny. Of course, under the Disney banner, there’s already a famous Minnie – but with an EI. So, her new name? Either a mistake or she’s (trademark) lawyered up … Can’t really trademark MINI as it’s taken by […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: New Mack Hauler Bright & Shiny
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Posted in CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 April 2017
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Thanks, “John H.” for the great photos. Called CARS 3 Mack Hauler Nice update on the graphics! Play action is the same. Mack from all three CARS movies. Great graphics! Thanks, “John H.” Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS 3 & CARS World
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Posted in CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 29 April 2017
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Jay Ward of Pixar offers interesting insight into the death of Doc Hudson … In an early draft of Cars 3, viewers would have seen a flashback to Doc’s death. Ward described it as “a really tender moment where McQueen’s driving and Doc’s following him and it’s like the day your mentor passes away.” Eventually, the filmmakers […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Jonas Revera Cruises In …
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 April 2017
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Thanks “Samuel K.” for the nice photos … Hometown Radiator Springs 3-pack. Toys R Us exclusive. Jonas Revera looks like it might be the only “new” CAR in this 3-pack. Though if you are a variant collector, “Old School Ramone” is a flat windshield. Greta looks to be the same segmented face. Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS 3: Sunscreen & a “free” Movie Ticket
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Food on 28 April 2017
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Thanks for the heads up & photos, “John H.” Basically spent @$16.99 for a 2-pack of sunscreen and get $12 bucks of Fandango Cash. In NorCal, that puts you about halfway to a movie ticket.  🙄  Bt it is probably cheaper where you live and if you normally buy Coopertone sunscreen, then it’s a good deal. […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs Grand Prix 5-Pack with Tom Tach
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 28 April 2017
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Radiator Springs Grand Prix 5-Pack … the first of the last? The Radiator Springs Classic lines continues with a new Grand Prix 5-Pack … the Radiator Team Lightning McQueen sports a new expression. The “exclusive vehicle” seems to be an Erik Lanely “repaint” without the World Grand Prix decals – we don’t know his name yet as there […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Target Clearance
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 April 2017
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Thanks “John V,” Target is getting ready for CARS 3 … see ya my old friend … slapped with a sticker across the face … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The 2017 CARS 1 & 2 Poster (2016½)
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 27 April 2017
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Of course, in the calendar year it’s 2017 but for CARS collectors, it’s really 2016½. You can check out the last CARS 1 & CARS 2 releases. And if you want the “Spring 2017” poster, you probably want to grab it HERE. By next week, the CARS 3 diecasts will be out so this website […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Them’s “Fighting Face Mater” Words
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 April 2017
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Thanks “John H.” for the great photos as we wrap up 2016 & 2016½. A surprise appearance of the 3rd DIFFERENT Mater with a Bomb from CARS 2. This one is called Fighting Face Mater. The rest of Mater looks essentially the same. Mater with a bomb was first released as YOU DA BOMB (center), […]