toys

  • Disney Character Weebles Wobble flashback
    Disney Character Weebles Wobble flashback

    Check out this 1977 commercial for the Mickey Mouse Magic Kingdom set from the Weebles. That monorail action is cool. I did have the Haunted Mansion set, but I’m wondering why this didn’t show up under my Christmas tree that year. Santa was sleeping on the job.

  • Even more WALL-E News
    Even more WALL-E News

    Experts are predicting the 4th of July holiday weekend box office to be huge as families choose to stay close to home instead of taking the traditional road trip. The Will Smith superhero flick “Hancock” is predicted to do over $100 million for the holiday weekend. Pixar’s WALL-E looks likely…

  • Futuristic Toys of Tomorrowland 1958
    Futuristic Toys of Tomorrowland 1958

    This page from a 1958 catalog of Disneyland souvenirs features such cool futuristic toys as your own Space Helmet, a model of Space Station S-1, and the famous Disneyland Moonliner Rocket. Check out the prices too. Just $1.00 for that Moonliner or $8.95 for the working bi-plane. Man, I wish…

  • New Disney or Muppet and Star Wars Toy Mashups
    New Disney or Muppet and Star Wars Toy Mashups

    Photos of what looks like to be the next batch of Disney or Muppet Star Wars Mashup toys have hit the net. The Stitch Yoda one is remarkably cute. But all continue the excellent trend started at last year’s event. There is a good chance these will be on the…

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