Tag: Hot Wheels

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2018
HOT WHEELS: FROM 0 TO 50 AT 1:64 SCALE   Celebrate the creativity-igniting, imagination-inspiring 50 years of Hot Wheels!   For five decades Mattel’s Hot Wheels™ have ruled the die-cast world. They’re the fastest, coolest, most stylish small-scale cars on the planet. Hot Wheels: From 0 to 50 at 1:64 Scale recounts the story of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2018
Brand Marks 50th with Yearlong Lineup of Live Experiences, New Digital Content, Product, Partnerships and Commemorative Items EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Hot Wheels, the number-one selling toy in the world* with nearly 500 million units sold every year, celebrates its 50th anniversary. Conceived in 1968 by an innovator, a rocket scientist…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2018
Collections Celebrate Beloved Characters and New Adventures from the Next Standalone Star Wars Film Select Toys Available for Pre-Sale Today GLENDALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As fans around the world count down to Solo: A Star Wars Story’s debut on May 25, Lucasfilm today unveiled product collections inspired by the highly-anticipated Star Wars film. The cross-category assortment spans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2017
The team at La Di Da Films recently created a stop-motion video for Warner Brothers and Mattel to promote their new line of Justice League Hot Wheels Character cars!   Check out the New Justice League Hot Wheels collection in action! Collect them all now!   The Justice League unites in this stop-motion video for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2017
I’m sure many of you were as surprised as I was to get an email from the defunct MattyCollector.com address.   It looks like Mattel has integrated that email list to be able to get the word out about the upcoming announcement of their 2017 SDCC exclusives. In the image sent out below they show a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2016
In a very strange turn of events, yesterday Mattel made some sweeping changes to their SDCC exclusives, telling fans they will no longer be available for sale at the con, but instead opting to sell a lot of the items online starting on July 18th.   If you already pre-ordered items to be picked up at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2016
Hot Wheels® Star Trek: ’64 Buick Riviera & Spock 1:64 Figure – $20 When the Star Trek™ series first blasted off into the stratosphere, the soon-to-be-famous actor who made Mr. Spock one of TV’s best known sci-fi characters rewarded himself by becoming the proud owner of a stellar ’64 Buick Riviera. So proud, in fact,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2016
Mattel unveiled another round of Comic Con Exclusives available for presale on June 17 on Mattycollector.com.  Below is now the FULL list of Mattel SDCC exclusives.   List of NEW Mattel SDCC Exclusive Reveals: DC COMICS™ MULTIVERSE SUICIDE SQUAD™ THE JOKER AND PANDA 2 PACK SRP: $40 Available: Onsite This Comic Con exclusive includes 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2016
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
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
April 25, 2016
Leading up to the eagerly anticipated release of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, Hot Wheels® has unleashed a must-have collection featuring some of the most iconic super heroes in pop culture like Captain America™, Iron Man™, the Black Widow™ and more.   From cars to moto launchers, this line captures the details and spirit of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2015
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
August 11, 2015
THIS FRIDAY NIGHT! MATTEL x G1988 an art tribute to 70 years of toys curated by Dave PerilloG1988 (West) 7-10 PM JOIN US THIS FRIDAY NIGHT at G1988 (West), from 7-10 PM, as we team up with Mattel and celebrate their history as one of the greatest toymakers of all-time. The exhibit, curated by artist Dave Perillo,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2015
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 17, 2015
Companies to collaborate connecting Quirky’s vibrant global inventor community with Mattel’s iconic brands and products ranging from toys and games to baby gear and preschool products EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and Quirky, the company that makes invention accessible, today announced an exclusive partnership to spark invention in toys, play and baby gear….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2015
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
Poor He-Man.    Despite being an in-house I.P. and making millions for the company over his 30 year history he STILL doesn’t have the pull necessary to be included in Mattel’s 2014 Holiday E-Card that was sent out today.    All the other Mattel greats are there: Hot Wheels? – CHECK! Barbie? – CHECK! Fisher Price?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2014
————– ————– TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE 2015 RID Hyper Change Heroes, Legion, One Step Changer, Tiny Titans, Titan Heroes and Warriors series Transformers are now available for pre-order. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3589 TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS DELUXE COMBINER WARS 2015 SERIES 1 In this deluxe series you will find Decepticon Dragstrip, Alpha Bravo, Firelight and Skydive. A case assortment, set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2014
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 around the corner from their main building in an adjacent parking lot.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock toy of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2014
Officially announced back in October, Mattel’s new Playground Productions has been relatively quiet in the following weeks.   However, today they updated their website to include a new PGP sub page and included this sizzle reel that should give people a better idea of the sorts of projects this new division of Mattel will be tackling.  …

 

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