This Hot Wheels Batman 1st Appearance Batmobile was released as an SDCC 2021 exclusive. These were only available through the Mattel Creations shop, which is another way of saying these $20 diecast cars were mainly snapped up by scalpers and go for about $100 on eBay now.Continue reading “Hot Wheels Batman 1st Appearance Batmobile”
In 1966, Mattel released a toy version of the M-16 called the M-16 Marauder Automatic Rifle. The gun’s big selling point was its shooting sound that didn’t require caps or batteries.
The gun looked so realistic that it was used as a prop in 1969’s The Green Berets in a scene where John Wayne’s character smashes an M-16 against a tree.
The original Red vs. Blue.
A few years ago Mattel and the National Federation of the blind got together to make a Braille edition of Uno.
Now, with easily readable Braille dots on every card, blind and low-vision players can participate in the fun. All players call out the cards they play during the game, and blind players may touch the discard pile to verify the card in play or call for a “Card Check” to determine how many cards are in each player’s hands. It all adds up to an inclusive experience for everyone!
In the 1980s, Mattel made a Kool Aid-Man game for the Atari 2600 and Intellivision, which apparently good be obtained with just 125 Kool-Aid proof-of-purchase points.
I was curious if there was gameplay video of the game on YouTube, and of course there is: