Tag: cars


by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2016
  INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 2016) On Wednesday, August 10th, collectors everywhere should pack their bags and head to Memphis for Elvis Week! There they can find Graceland, the home and estate of Rock and Roll music legend, Elvis Presley. The estate is currently a museum and opens to the public for tours and events throughout…


by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2016
Indianapolis, IN (July 2016) Starting operations in 1995 Fairfield Collectibles is the largest die-cast and collectibles catalog in America. Back in 1995 U.S. die-cast collectors could only choose between Franklin Mint and Danbury Mint models and only in 1:24 scale. Fairfield broke the mold, introducing American collectors to larger 1:18 scale die-cast collectibles at much…


by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2016
MattySDCC16CarsHudson1 Today Mattel posted another image of their SDCC 2016 CARS exclusive on the MattyCollector Facebook page.  There was a link to take you to the MattyCollector.com news page for more information, but that page was never updated with any news of the Hudson Hornet exclusive.   This new image does give you a first look at…


by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2016
MattySDCC16Tease3 Mattel has expanded their SDCC 2016 exclusive teases beyond the She-Ra doll and today posted the logos of the different lines that will make up their 2016 SDCC exclusives.  Judging by the logos below there will be at least 15 items for sale from Matty and across Mattel. We should know more about the individual…


by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2016
BIGLEBOWSKILogo   Indianapolis, IN (May 2016) We’ve got information, man! New information has come to light. GreenLight Collectibles is proud to announce a new license agreement with Universal Studios Licensing to produce die-cast model car replicas from The Big Lebowski (1998), a neo-noir crime comedy about a dude and his rug; a movie that defines the…


by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2016
Indianapolis, IN (April 2016) Whether we like it or not we all have car trouble eventually. A flat tire, a chipped windshield or a dead battery cause a lot of pain for wallets everywhere, but Pep Boys is a national franchise dedicated to making these occurrences feel slightly less painful. Pep Boys was founded back in…


by Cesar Zamora
April 20, 2016
IMG_1430 Earlier this evening I attended an exclusive “Back to the Future” event at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The event was held in order to celebrate the unveiling of the original “Hero” or “Picture” car DeLorean Time Machine from “Back to the Future” now on permanent display at the museum. Before the unveiling…


by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2016
Indianapolis, IN (March 2016) It’s only Rock N Roll, but we like it. Well actually it’s GreenLight products at the House of Blues, and we love it. If you feel like seeing a concert, enjoying some classic southern style food and shopping for GreenLight models at the same time, then the House of Blues is…


by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2016
  Indianapolis, IN (February 2016) Hobby Lobby has been a fixture in the world of arts and crafts since the early 1970s as it was first developed from a small family business. With more people creating “do it yourself” or DIY projects, Hobby Lobby has been able to accelerate its growth to 600 stores nationwide….


by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2016
Indianapolis, IN (February, 2016) — Great news, GreenLight products are available at Ron Jon Surf Shop! Ron Jon is the “World’s Most Famous Surf Shop” with its flagship store conveniently located in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The Ron Jon name is synonymous with fun, so it’s no surprise they created a custom 1:64 scale 1969 Volkswagen…


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…