Tag: Pixar

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2013
I don’t think there was any doubt in anyone’s mind that we would be discussing the news of the actor cast as the 12th Doctor in ‘Doctor Who.” But that’s just a drop in the bucket of all of the topics we cover in this hour. We hit it and move on because there’s too…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2013
Funko has over FIFTY exclusives for SDCC 13.   The’ve been doling out the information a few each week, but the Con is in 3 days so they are letting the announcements FLY!   Here are today’s reveals and there will be more tomorrow… AND we’re going to have an EXCLUSIVE reveal later tonight, so check back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2013
HTMonstersU1-500x375.jpg Hot Toys is branching out from just the usual 12″ figures and creating a set of vinyl figures based on the most recent Pixar film:   To celebrate the launch of the Disney Pixar’s Monsters University movie, the prequel to 2001’s smash hit Monsters, Inc., featuring the voices of actors Billy Crystal as Mike, John…

 

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 22, 2013
cleardot.gif Today we get a look at the fifth seried of Disney Pop Vinyl figures from Funko: ~ DISNEY, DISNEY, DISNEY ~   It’s always a fun challenge to take a Disney Series (12 characters!) and…find some common links.   Wish me luck.   Oh, and along with adding ‘Find Common Links’ to my repertoire…I will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2013
FunkoPVMURandal.jpg This week Funko released information on their new releases for Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Monsters University.   The best part is that you don’t have to wait for any of this, they are all available today!     ~ MONSTERS UNIVERSITY ~ Pop! Disney: Monsters U I’ve been waiting over a decade for this sequel! That makes me…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2013
FunDisBBScale.jpg Funko proudly announces the exciting new  Blind Box Vinyl Figures of Disney. Funko has been guilty in the past of ‘killing-with-cuteness’… But this is getting a little ridiculous!   Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get any more adorable… We go and pull a stunt like THIS! The nerve!Disney/Pixar 2.5″ Mystery Minis: 8 Beloved…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2012
MatSale12WWEBat-500x669.jpg You may recall last year I wrote about the annual Mattel HQ store tent sale over on AFHub.com: Once a year at Mattel’s Headquarters in El Segundo, as part of their regular company store, they have their annual tent sale.  This sale typically runs from just after Halloween and runs until just before Christmas.   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
684-Kmart-Cars-Collectors Disney•Pixar Cars Movie Fans, No need to race around town looking for the all-new lineup of vehicles from your favorite Cars movies… just pull into a participating Kmart store on Saturday, October 20th! Arrive at 9 a.m. local time and you’ll find each store well stocked with five new entries in the Silver Racer Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
 Disney Store, in conjunction with Funko, will unveil a limited edition series of Disney POP! Vinyl that will be exclusively sold at San Diego’s Comic-Con July 12-15. The vinyls are Funko’s creative take on favorite Disney characters and this year the newSparkysaurus, based on the upcoming film Frakenweenie, is expected to be a top seller…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
Disney/Pixar’s ‘Monsters University’ Teaser Trailer Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends. Screaming with laughter and fun, “Monsters University”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week Mattel announced the details of their annual June Disney/Pixar’s ‘Cars2’ K-mart Collectors event. Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans,The road to the World Grand Prix championship might be challenging for our friends from Radiator Springs, but we’re about to make it easier for you to collect your favorite vehicles from Disney • Pixar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2012
~ DISNEY, DISNEY, DISNEY ~ Pop! Disney: Series 3 We LOVE it when a line comes together… As you can see, most of these characters go hand in hand. Let’s take a closer look and do the math… Peter Pan + A Sword + A Crocodile = Captain Hook! (I wonder what they called Captain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Well, we missed a Monday, but we didn’t skip a week for a new episode! I still count that in the ‘win’ column. I could roll out all the clichés like “you can’t rush perfection” or “better late than never,” but the truth is Jason… well, he explains what happens in the episode so I’ll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Last week Mattel posted the following news on how to pre-order their SDCC 2012 exclusives for those attending the con this summer:   Toy Fans,SDCC is right around the corner and, as we’ve done since 2010, we’re going to offer a limited amount of products to be pre-ordered here at MattyCollector.com for pick-up at San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2011
 Kachow! Kids Can “Race Around the World” with In-Store “Racetrack” Boutiques, Digital Programs and Global Exclusive Product Lines Dedicated to Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2   WAYNE, NJ (May 25, 2011) – As DisneyŸPixar’s Cars 2 prepares to speed into theaters on Friday, June 24, Toys“R”Us® stores are helping kids join the “Race Around the World” by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2011
Kbb.com’s Coverage Features Never-Before-Seen Specs, Expert Vehicle Reviews for Select Movie Characters IRVINE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today debuts exclusive performance data, vehicle specifications and more for select Cars 2 movie characters on its top-rated website, www.kbb.com/. The all-new character…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2011
DSC_1322.jpg  Today Mattel announced the full line up for their April 2011 MattyCollector.com sale: Toy Fans, I thought our March sale was packed… until I saw the list for our April sale! Be here on Friday, April 15th at 9 a.m. and you’ll find products from four of your favorite lines, including the all-new Lex Luthor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2011
Diverse Portfolio Featuring New Introductions from Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Fisher-Price®, Monster High™ and More, Reaches Fans Where They Are Today EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— As the leading toy maker and an expert in creating memorable play experiences, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) unveils innovative new products that expand beyond the toy box at this year’s New York…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2010
Mattel’s Trusted Brands Barbie(R), Hot Wheels(R), Monster High(TM), Mattel Games and Fisher-Price(R) Deliver Continued Excitement, Quality and Value for Holiday 2010 EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel Inc., the top toy maker in the world, leads the future of play with the introduction of this year’s hottest toys and games for…

 

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