Monthly Archives: June 2021

Book Review: The Official Batman Batbook

Publisher: Contemporary Books Inc. Year: 1986 Pages: 172 Type: Softcover ISBN: 0-8092-5035-7 “This book is dedicated to all of the arch villains of Gotham City, without whom Batman would be out of work.” The cliques would be just too easy with a post based on … Continue reading

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Woody’s Roundup Adult Collector Marionette

This wonderful collectible was released as an Exclusive from Mattel at the 2011 D23 Expo. It pays homage to the Toy Story 2 movie premise that Woody was actually a hero from the 1950s children’s television show called Woody’s Roundup. … Continue reading

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Goofy Motorama Die Cast Metal Collection Car

“I’m a Travelin’ Man. Made a lot of stops. All over the World!” – Ricky Nelson Mr. Nelson may have stopped in Mexico, Alaska, Berlin, Hong Kong, and Hawaii, but I bet he never got as far as Agrabah! But … Continue reading

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Disney Thrill Rides 5-Pack Die Cast Set

“Best be removin’ ’em!” This warning is heard on Big Thunder Mountain in the Disney Parks as you are embarking on the ride. It refers to hats, glasses, and anything else that might fly out of the ride vehicle during … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Story Book Album

Publisher: David McKay Company Inc. Year: 1934 Pages: Unmarked (approximately 80) Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-679-20801-1 Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggety dogNow we got ears, it’s time for cheers So say the lyrics to the Hot Dog song from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse children’s show. … Continue reading

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Timex Winnie the Pooh Finger Watch

“We believe every watch has a soul. Ours comes from a relentless pursuit of craftsmanship, quality and design. In 1854, we combined European clockmaking and American ingenuity to take clocks from the mantels of the 1% and brought them to the … Continue reading

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Hallmark Cards Walt’s 100th ‘High Five’ Ornament

“Give me five!” A ‘High Five’ is a gesture of celebration or greeting in which two people slap each other’s open palm with their arms raised. The ‘five’ refers to the number of fingers on each hand. It appears to … Continue reading

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Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Pongo Bone China Figurine

I always thought that ‘Pongo’ was an unusual name for a dog. It appears to have originated from a 16th-century account by Andrew Battel, an English sailor held prisoner by the Portuguese in Angola. He describes two anthropoid “monsters” named Pongo … Continue reading

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Disney Pin Trading featuring Unique Pins

Disney pin trading is undoubtedly one of the longest running promotional gimmicks the company has ever created. Vinylmations, Tsum Tsum, and other fads have come and gone for the most part, but those small, enamel pins live on! These collectible pins … Continue reading

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Story and Songs from Peter Pan Long-Play Record

“OFF to Neverland!” Here we go with another wonderful soundtrack. This one is from 1969 by Disneyland Records and the Walt Disney Music of Canada production company. It contains an abridged version of the story along with the key songs … Continue reading

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