Article Archive for September 2013

Anchorman Ron Burgundy 13-Inch Talking Action Figure
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Posted in movies, Toys on 30 September 2013
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The new Ron Burgundy TALKING action figure looks and sounds hee-larious … Available for pre-order at Entertainment Earth. Anchorman Ron Burgundy 13-Inch Talking Action Figure The legendary Ron Burgundy wanted to make sure his wisdom would be passed down to future generations completely intact. Enter: the Anchorman The Legend of Ron Burgundy 13-Inch Talking Action […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Preview 2014 – Some Tin Lizzie
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 September 2013
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I know. It’s like spotting Bigfoot. But Lizzie IS ON THE LIST FOR 2014. I guess when they looked at the final box for the Stanley & Lizzie box set. They remembered they once released a Lizzie painted black and without a veil … and decided to take a chance someone might want it after […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: The Mack Daddy Preview For 2014
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 September 2013
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Coming in 2014* … You waited and waited AND waited and waited some more … But coming in 2014! No case assortment info yet so it could be as early as November or late next year but gluing a headset to Mack should not be too difficult so I would not be surprised to see […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: 2013 Diecast Year Complete!
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 September 2013
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With the arrival of Ichigo (thanks for the great photo, “John H.”) … … All 115* Diecast CARS of the “Themes 2013” series are out! That fact by itself is a miracle. Our brethren Hot Wheels collectors might sock you or the wall if you utter the phrase, “You mean Mattel didn’t release the entire […]

Disney PLANES: Home Video-Blu Ray November 19th + 8-Minute Preview
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Posted in Disney Planes on 28 September 2013
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The PLANES Discs & Home Video is coming November 19, 2013. The Blu Ray, DVD & Digital Copy version – pre-order at Amazon. If you have a 3D TV and 3D Blu Ray player, this is the set with the 3D version of PLANES along with a regular Blu Ray, the DVD version and a […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: After a Few Guido Cartini’s, the Q Case Looks Much Better
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 28 September 2013
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When the Q was first announced, it had all the looks of a weak franken case and a few were shipped out with this assortment. Other than the new Luigi & Guido with Glasses, everything else was with CARS already available elsewhere or soon to be available plus a lot of CARS that seem to […]

Now You Can Buy a Real Nissan Versa on Amazon
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Posted in Advertising on 27 September 2013
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If you were thinking of buying/leasing a Nissan Versa, do it through Amazon and you get a $1,000 gift card.* I hope it arrives in frustration-free packaging. đŸ™‚ * Gift Card redeemable for 1 Apple Car.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mater the Greater Toon Box Set Unibody Upgrade
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 September 2013
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The last of the 4 Toon Box Set “re-releases,” also has a unibody upgrade. So, while Daredevil Lightning McQueen (with Buck Teeth) along with Big Fan & Lug are all re-releases, they have never been released in a 3-pack before – so the packaging format is all new. In addition, Daredevil Lightning McQueen with Buck […]

Walmart News: One Weird & One Probably Not Good News
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Posted in Media on 26 September 2013
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The Probably Bad News for CARS/Toys Customers … “Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting orders it places with suppliers this quarter and next to address rising inventory the company flagged in last month’s earnings report.” But also for a company that makes about $1.5 BILLION in revenue every single day of the year, they sometimes can’t […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Disney Store Hot Rods + Chase Fillmore
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Store on 26 September 2013
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Since the Disney Store has been adding a lot of Hot Rods singles, it looks like they are carrying the theme further … The CARS Deluxe Die Cast Hot Rod Set Thanks for the heads up, “ToyFountain.” Did this older Mater Hot Rod set always have that brown Mater Hot Rod? Or is this a […]