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Disney D23 Expo – News to Know …
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Posted in Disney Pixar on 24 July 2013
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Art and Imagination: Animation at The Walt Disney Studios (Friday, August 9, 10:00 a.m.): Disney and Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter, filmmakers and star talent will take guests on a journey through The Walt Disney Studios’ slate of upcoming animated features, including Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen and Pixar Animation Studios’ The Good Dinosaur. [...]

Mattel Disney Piar CARS Diecast: Darrell Cartrip with Headphones & Unibody Edwin Kranks
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 2, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2 on 24 July 2013
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Darrell Cartrip with Headphones is technically new in the mainline 1:55 lineup … But he’s virtually a repeat of the CARS 2 Lights & Sounds release from 2011. The L&S version is on the left. It was a great series that for almost all the releases simply re-used the diecast bodies from the 1:55 mainline. [...]

Baseball’s First Pitch: The Correct Way & The Not So Much …
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Posted in Sports on 23 July 2013
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Former South Korean national team rhythmic gymnast Shin Soo-ji (신수지) threw out the first pitch … that’s the way to do it from here on out … The worst of 2013 … But I don’t think anyone will beat the mayor of Cincinnati … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Planes: The Marketing Tsunami Begins
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Posted in Disney Toon Planes, Mattel Disney Toon Planes on 23 July 2013
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No surprise, Disney is not kidding around to launch PLANES. “John H.” sends along pics of his Target and what every Target in America will look like soon. John H. notes, “The display has a Dusty on the backboard with an electric motor that spins the prop and on one side down low a control [...]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Ivan Meets Ivan Mater
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 2, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2 on 23 July 2013
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“John H.” sends along great photos of Ivan and Ivan Mater. Ivan is the free giveaway CAR with a minimum purchase at Kmart. This promotion ends August 8, 2013 – DETAILS HERE. It’s certainly a nice giveaway CAR, especially on card and sniped KMART. We might see Ivan back next year but it will be [...]

Disney Toon PLANES: Meet Ishani & El Chupacabra
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Posted in Disney Toon Planes on 22 July 2013
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Very cute … And El Chupacabra’s … These are the only 2 out so far – I’m guessing we’ll get more every few days until the film opens in August. And Teri Hatcher at a UK screening (She’s Dottie!) Tweet This Post

The Searching For Calvin & Hobbes – Dear Mr. Watterson Docu …
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Posted in comics on 22 July 2013
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The greatest comic strip of all time … ” “Dear Mr. Watterson is a documentary film that explores the impact of the greatest comic strip ever: Calvin & Hobbes. In Theaters November 15th!” The Teaser Trailer Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Kmart Case Now at Children’s Toy Closet
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 2, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2 on 21 July 2013
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It won’t help you much with getting a free Ivan but if you were unsuccessful in finding Francesco Fan Mater or Materhosen at your local Kmart, it’s now available at CTC. You get two Materhosen, 1 Chase Francesco Fan Mater and the other 3 CARS in the case … Elvis RV … There’s also 1 [...]

Other Comic Con Toys …
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Posted in More Toys on 21 July 2013
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Sideshow has a high end Mike & Sulley Monsters University display statue …   If you like the girls of Spiderman more woman than girlish … From NECA … all in one case … probably the weirdest case assortment in the history of case assortments. There are 3 more guest stars un-announced in this case. [...]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: London Race 7 Pack – Collect ‘Em All (RT Sarge Variant)
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 2, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2 on 21 July 2013
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London Race with one new CAR for $29.99 to $36.99 (depending on your Target) … … is just a start … now, there’s a second official version … Yep, one version includes the unibody Lightning McQueen … And the first release seems to include the segmented plastic face Lighting McQueen. Collect ‘em all. Thanks for [...]