Article Archive for 23 September 2008

Disney Pixar CARS: The CARS Halloween Costume & …
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Posted in Advertising, Design, diecast, Film, Food, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 23 September 2008
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Not exactly super imaginative but there’s your kids selection for CARS Halloween … Lightning, Mechanic, Mater, Lightning Pit Crew, McQueen – Toddler. But probably better than this costume … notice it’s copyrighted because if you’re going to buy a toilet costume, you don’t want the knockoff one … So, um, would your dog actually wear […]

Mattel Pixar Diecast CARS: And the Next Chase Car Is …
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 23 September 2008
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Well, it’s not much of a secret as it got leaked from that eBay auction … It’s “Impound Lightning McQueen.” But look for it CASE ASSORTMENT A – no actual date of release but I’m guessing like last year, we should see A, B and maybe even C before Gregorian calendar year’s end (or in […]

Mattel Pixar Diecast CARS: Special CARS Day Netherlands …
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Posted in Advertising, Checklist, collecting, diecast, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 23 September 2008
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I know, Toys R Us sometimes feels like a CARS nether region but this one is really in the Netherlands … the TRU’s there (all three) are participating. “Next weekend there will be a Cars event at 3 Toys R Us stores. There will be Mack, Sally & McQueen in real life size and more […]

Mattel Hot Wheels: So Real It’s Fake or Vice Versa
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Toys, TV on 23 September 2008
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Found this in the diecast section of Korvettes … ๐Ÿ˜› Inspired by http://www.howmanyfiveyearoldscouldyoutakeinafight.com/ ๐Ÿ™‚