Articles in the Mattel Category

Hot Dog! You Can AirBnB a Stay in the Real Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
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Posted in Mattel on 15 April 2021
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You can actually rent the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as an AirBnB stay. Check it out HERE. Hot dog lovers, we’re calling you home. For one night only, you can have the opportunity to eat hot dogs, dream of hot dogs, and yes, live in a hot dog, with an overnight stay in the iconic Oscar […]

Hot Wheels Mario Kart Series + Rainbow Track
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Posted in diecast, Mattel on 1 April 2021
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The new Hot Wheels mario Kart diecasts are really nicely done, cute and cool! There are a couple 4-packs. Plus singles …   Coming this summer, “Mario Kart Rainbow Road track” looks mega cool.

Mattel Hot Wheels Pixar Hiway Hauler
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel on 7 October 2020
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Thanks, “Samuel K.” for the heads up and nice photo. There is a new Hot Wheels PIXAR line at Walmart – including one for CARS, nice! There are other diecasts for the other Pixar films … are they these from the box set? Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 Character Cars by Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale […]

Mighty Matchbox Comics
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel, Toys on 3 September 2020
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In the 1962 reprint of a 1940 Walt Disney Comics and Story, they added a Mighty Matchbox comic … Great cover art of Donald and the nephews. Of course, we had a fun CARS Comic series for a while …

Peek Inside the Mattel Design Center & Hot Wheels Design Process
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Posted in Mattel on 30 March 2020
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I can’t remember if I ran this link but it’s probably been a while so if you missed, you can check it out and check it out.  This is what the Mattel Design Center looks like … (CARS is on the other side of the left wall) A fun look at the design process HERE.

Mattel He-Man MOTU Docu with Martin Arriola
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Posted in Mattel on 5 February 2020
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For fans of He-Man Master of the Universe (and She Ra), there is a nice documentary running on Netflix, Power of Grayskull. You can view it HERE. It features one of the main CARS diecast designers, Martin Arriola who worked on the He-Man line also. If you want all the details, you can also check […]

Hot Wheels – Real Life
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Posted in Mattel on 8 August 2019
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Apparently the key is actually not to go too fast … It looks to be going so slow..

Official Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Book – Carrying Case
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Posted in Mattel on 16 April 2019
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The Official Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Book comes with its own carrying case … pretty cool. You can pick one up at Amazon.

Mattel 1968 Hot Wheels
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Posted in Mattel on 29 October 2018
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Hoped you decided to buy some in 1968 … humm, who could not resist opening them and jumping them into the back yard dirt pile? Hey a surfboard, perfect for my sink!

Target Hot Wheels Event – Changing of the Guard?
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Posted in Mattel on 12 June 2018
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Thanks for the heads up, “John H.” Target is holding a Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary event this Saturday, June 16 from 10am–1pm. Thus seems different than the Hot Wheels events at Kmart which worked like the CARS Day events? I believe like the CARS Day Events, each store got exclusives cases, a drawing and you got to open and […]