Article Archive for July 2010

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: SDCC CARS Roundup
Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 July 2010
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Clearly, as we ease into the right lane of CARS: TO, it was not too surprising to not see a lot of new CARS at SDCC – one reason there was no real rush to post anything as nearly every CARS shown at at SDCC was already featured on TakeFive earlier this year at one […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Mater Wrestling Toon Preview (No Sound)
Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Toys on 25 July 2010
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If you want it in pristine HD on your own TV set, check it out on July 30, 2010 on Disney HD and later on Disney XD HD. But if you don’t watching a version filmed by a guy holding an iPhone over his head standing in front of a monitor with no sound … […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Boom Comics – Allen Gladfelter Personal Custom Cover! LAST DAY – SDCC!
Posted in CARS, comics, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 25 July 2010
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Allen Gladfelter, the artist who has illustrated all the Boom Studios CARS Comics so far is personally designing and drawing a CUSTOM CARS COMIC cover – yours FREE with a purchase of the CARS Comic Book blank variant #7 available only at SDCC! LAST DAY Today! Allen just doesn’t just randomly draw you something but […]

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Online Free To Play This Weekend
Posted in Computing, Disney on 23 July 2010
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Metro passed along the news that there is free online play this weekend only with Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean online! Want to be like Jack Sparrow?  Why, not?  I signed up to play as Lightning McBeard but that was my screen name only apparently. I then had to choose a new handle from three […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Mater Wrestling CARS – First …
Posted in CARS, collecting, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Toys on 22 July 2010
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The wrestling short will air on the 30th and the wrestling die casts are here to revitalize toon die casts sales … In 1:55 scale – metal bodies with plastic tires and base … Mater as Tormentor The hilarious Rastacarian Lightning McQueen as Mater’s tag team partner … And the dullest of the wrestling CARS… […]

Disney Pixar Cars: New Disney Store 1:43 20-Car Pack
Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail on 20 July 2010
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Coming this Christmas, a new Disney Store exclusive 20-pack for the toons lineup … Some of the Toons you recognize and some are coming in the Mater Wrestling coming on July 30 to the Disney Channel or Disney XD. some of the new ones are Ice Screamer and Tormentor … That’s Heavy Metal Mater on […]

Cars Mater-National Video Game Cheat Codes
Posted in CARS, Computing, Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Video Games on 19 July 2010
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For all of you Mac OSX video game Cars race fans – now you can take on the Cars: Mater-National with a little old help from yer friends here at Take5!  That’s right, this fun game from THQ that came out a few years ago now has a few ‘assistance’ codes (ahem *cheat* *cough* *Chick […]

Mattel Hot Wheels Ghostbusters Ecto-1 & Wonder Woman Jet
Posted in Toys on 18 July 2010
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The SDCC Ghostbusters Ecto-1 is a nice upgrade from the retail one … 1:64 scale Hot Wheels Ecto-1 in a special acrylic case. The Ecto-1 features Real Riders deep-dish wheels with whitewalls and full-metal chassis – $20.00 For reference, here’s what the $.99 version looks like … Closer … It will be available at the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Next & Last Lenticular 3-Packs?
Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 18 July 2010
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There are only two remaining lenticular 3-packs – will they all arrive in the next and possibly last case? Be nice if there were 3 of each in the next-last case assortment. Since lenticulars are done in 2011, will the switchover theme (October 2010) still feature 3-packs? Will they feature lenticular 3-packs until CARS2? Lenticular […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Mater Tall Tales Mater Wrestling Toon July 30, 2010
Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 17 July 2010
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“A new Disney•Pixar “Cars Toons” short will premiere FRIDAY, JULY 30 (9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. The animated short, directed by Academy Award®-winner John Lasseter with Rob Gibbs co-directing and composed by Mark Mothersbaugh (“Devo”), will also be presented on Disney XD on Friday, August 20 at 7:05 p.m., ET/PT.” (Yep – his ‘dreadlocks’ […]