Tag Archives: Toys

Funko Mystery Minis Launchpad McQuack Vinyl Figure

“If it’s got wings, I can crash it!” – Launchpad McQuack Launchpad is an anthropomorphic duck, and is one of the tallest and bulkiest characters in the Disneyverse. He dresses like an old-fashioned pilot, with a scarf, goggles, a helmet, … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS – Leroy Traffik with Snow Tires Die Cast

Into every small town must come a guy who is just passing through. He’s not interested in stopping for gas, in soaking up the local atmosphere, or buying a souvenir. So don’t ask him! He’ll just set his car alarm … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Miscellaneous Mickey Mouse Merchandise

Try saying that three times fast! I love to browse through antique malls and charity shops looking for the next treasure to add to my growing collection. But there are times when I find things that are just not cool … Continue reading

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Disney-themed PEZ Dispensers

PEZ was first marketed as a compressed peppermint sweet in Vienna, Austria, in 1927 by Eduard Haas III. The name PEZ is an abbreviation of PfeffErminZ (German for peppermint). I bet you always wanted to know that! By now, everyone is aware of PEZ, … Continue reading

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Mouseketoys Goofy Vinyl Doll or Plush

I have far too many plush figures. And I say this after having sold or donated several dozen. But every once in a while a new-to-me plush comes along that I can’t resist. Usually it’s a version of Goofy, my … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ‘Heyday’ Die Cast Collection

When does merchandise become collectible? I struggle a bit on this site to determine whether I should label something as just a piece of merchandise or as a true collectible. Anything you buy (merchandise) can become more if you acquire … Continue reading

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Tiny TV Classic ‘Retro 60s’ – BATMAN

“Holy Miniaturization, Batman!” Has the Joker shrunk the Bat TV? Or has some other nefarious villain, like a Network Executive, changed the programming format? Will our tiny heroes be able to overcome this huge problem? Tune in right now to … Continue reading

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Tiny TV Classics ‘Retro 80s’ – Back to the Future

I always visit the toy isle in any store. You just never know what new and exciting toy, game, or action figure might be there. But every once in a while, I am taken by surprise by an item so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Disney in Clay – The Art of Brenda White

Publisher: Brenda White / The J. S. McCarthy Company Year: 1994 Pages: 250 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-9642931-1-0 “Quality and not quantity will prevail.” – Brenda White Are you the kind of person who reads a book for the pictures? Well then, this book is for … Continue reading

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Pop! Animation Inspector Gadget Vinyl Figure

The cartoon version of Inspector Gadget first premiered on September 12, 1983 and starred the voice of Don Adams as the lead character. The program originally ran until 1986, broadcasting 86 episodes over two seasons. It seems like it was longer than … Continue reading

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