Tag: cars

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2016
CarsDinoHeliLogo Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 Is Scheduled to Hit Theatres June 16, 2017 EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and GLENDALE, Calif., –– Global toy leader Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced a renewed relationship with Disney Consumer Products for the Cars franchise, and the upcoming Disney*Pixar film Cars 3.  The agreement gives Mattel continued worldwide rights to manufacture, market and distribute toys and products based on the award-winning Cars franchise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (January  2016) – GreenLight Collectibles is honored to announce the launch of their Elvis Presley™ collection of authentic die-cast vehicle replicas. Elvis’ famous car collection is brought to life with replicas of his most iconic vehicles including his 1954 Fleetwood Series 60, pink Cadillac. The first collection will be available on April…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2015
MattelTent14pic1 It’s that time of year again! Once a year, at Mattel’s  headquarters in El Segundo, they hold their annual holiday tent sale.  This sale typically runs from Halloween until just before Christmas.  The tent is set up in a parking lot around the corner from their main building, close to their other retail store.   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2015
Funko is proud to announce the next batch of New York Comic Con exclusives! You’ll see familiar characters decked out in new colors and materials alongside figures that are entirely brand new! Our exclusives contain many of Funko’s most popular lines – Pop!, ReAction, Hikari – as well as new lines from Vinyl Sugar! Our goal was to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2015
Funko is proud to announce our second batch of San Diego Comic-Con exclusives! Our goal was to cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love with these stories in the first place. In an effort to provide more of our products to Con-goers, we are NOT offering…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2015
MattySDCC15EXSWBox1 Reader Jason tipped us off to the next SDCC 2015 exclusive from MattyCollector.com that will be on sale Monday for folks with early access:   This product will be available for pre-order at MattyCollector.com on June 1, 2015, to be picked up at San Diego Comic-Con. It will also be available for purchase at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
  Radiator Springs’ finest are racing into our Funko Pop! line! Lightning McQueen, the hero of Pixar’s Cars, has always been one for flashy speed. No raceway is complete without him! And no Pop! set could be complete without Lightning’s best friend Mater; crew chief, Doc Hudson; and mechanic artist, Ramone. Vroom, vroom!!    …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
GLCIndy50015Car1 Indianapolis, IN (April 2, 2015) – The 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament concludes April 4-6, with the student athletes from the University of Kentucky, University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University and Duke University converging on Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. GreenLight is proud to announce the production and release of officially licensed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2015
GreenLightLogo On the heels of GreenLight entry into Walmart Canada in January 2015, GreenLight is proud to announce Walmart Mexico (Walmart de México y Centroamérica) has joined the list of companies adding GreenLight to their boy’s toys offering. Walmart Mexico will soon be carrying GreenLight authentic die-cast replicas beginning this month at both Walmart Supercenter and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2015
DSC_0888 We weren’t going to hit the last day at Toy Fair 2015, but we found ourselves will a little extra time that Tuesday, so we bundled back up and headed back to the Javits center for a look at a few other booths that I wanted to hit.   Now we have updated our Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
FunkoXmas14Day10n11 We reported earlier about Brian from Funko leaking out new information on the Funko Forums as part of their 2014 12 Days of Christmas.   I think we left off at day 3 or 4… but since then the floodgates have opened and the new reveals today for ReAction (Tomorrowland, Fifth Element, Aliens featuring a Queen!,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
ScreenHunter_01 Nov. 05 08.31 Gifts that harken back to times past and make adults remember the little kid that’s still inside are lining the shelves at Target stores and Target.com this season thanks to a new, exclusive Limited Time Only toy collection.   Target’s Limited Time Only collection of 12 toys will be a hit with kids and collectors,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
Hot_wheels_logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ready, Set Go! Today, Hot Wheels® unveils Nitro Warriors: Dare to Connect, an all-new stop-motion video in partnership with award-winning Vanguard Pictures, exploring the thrilling world of Hot Wheels® bringing tracks and stunts to life like never before! From a roaring stadium packed with car spectators to an endless canyon of orange tracks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
 “GONE IN 60 SECONDS” AND STAR CAR CHARACTER “ELEANOR” GETS A GREENLIGHT! Indianapolis, IN – (September 30, 2014) –  GreenLight is thrilled to announce that “Gone in 60 Seconds” and GreenLight signed a multiple year exclusive global licensing agreement that makes GreenLight the producer of officially licensed die-cast cars for “Gone in 60 Seconds” and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2014
ScreenHunter_416 Aug. 21 00.55 Here’s a fun little clip that popped up on line showing a UK toy factory back in 1962.    See how yesterday’s collectibles got made back in the day in this great old Throwback Thursday clip…    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2014
It’s a few days late from when they said to expect the announcement, but here are the next 3 reveals of Mattel’s SDCC 2014 exclusives:   It’s been a week since our last reveal, and we know you’ve been patiently waiting for the next batch. Well, wait no more because here are three more new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
W6716_newsPage.jpg This week Mattel announced the details of their annual K-Mart Cars event: Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans, Get your engines revved up and prepare to snag a free set of Cars vehicles! Our friends at Kmart have rolled out another great offer, and this time it’s twice as special, because you’ll get not one,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
IVAN_newsPage1thumb.jpg A nice little offer for fans of Mattel’s CARS line:   Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans, It’s summer, which means road trips, which means… Cars! It’s time to catch up with your favorite vehicles from both films, and our friends at Kmart have a great new offer. Let’s just say they’d like to provide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
AFi would like to extend a hearty welcome to our newest sponsor, the gang at UnfinishedMan.com! Unfinished Man is a guy blog focusing on men’s style, life advice, gadgets, gaming, love, love, cars, dating and much, much more.    In their own words the gang at UF describe it as:  The path to becoming a Finished…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2013
Matchbox60logo.png Iconic Toy Brand Motors in Anniversary with 60 Cent Toy Cars at Retail and $60,000 “Hero” Scholarship   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— From fire trucks to dinosaurs to police cars in pursuit, Matchbox® has provided kids with unstoppable adventures and the durable vehicles and playsets to tackle them for six-decades of imaginative play. To commemorate…

 

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