Author Archives: Lee Beatens

One Man’s Trash is Another’s Cartoon Kingdom

Cartoon Kingdom is a local memorabilia store that sells all kinds of toys and collectibles featuring most of your favorite characters and IPs from movies and animation. I’ve visited the store for years and have certainly purchased my fair share … Continue reading

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Funko ‘Pop!’ Orange Bird – Diamond Edition Exclusive

It’s surprising how many Disney fans have fallen in love with the little Orange Bird with orange thoughts and a penchant for pitching orange juice! Especially as he was gone from the Disney Parks for so long. But you can’t … Continue reading

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Pixar REMIX Pen Set of 4 featuring the LGM

I previously shared some plush based on this same line of Pixar REMIX character merchandise. What I didn’t mention in those posts is that the line extends to keychains, pins, other smaller items, and of course, pens. This post will … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World ‘Monorail Red’ Floor Mat

“Please Stand Clear of the Doors” or “Por Favor Manténganse Alejado de las Puertas” if you prefer the Spanish version of the spiel. Either way it’s said, when you hear it, you know you’re about to enjoy a spectacular voyage … Continue reading

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Pixar Limited Release REMIX LGM Plush – Part Two

In Part One, I said I’d probably cave in and buy more of these adorable little LGM plush remixes, and so I did! But thankfully this time I had a discount coupon that netted them for just half price. Although … Continue reading

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LIFE Magazine featuring Mickey Mouse Animation

It’s not uncommon for Disney to be featured in magazines. Walt and Mickey have graced the covers of countless periodicals over the years. This one comes to us from 1978 when Disney animation was struggling to keep an audience. So … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Metal Lunch Box by Aladdin

I’ve been looking for this lunch box for many years but have been unable to find any in good condition that weren’t a fortune to buy. Finally I came across this one for just $30.00 CAN. It is rated a … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins Original Cast Soundtrack

I love finding an old Disney soundtrack! The fun thing about collecting long-play records is the cover art. Sometimes it has photographic stills from the film but other times it may contain original artwork, such as with the example I’m … Continue reading

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Funko ‘Pop! Animation’ Wallace and Gromit Figurines

Aardman Studios is a British operation that creates primarily stop-and-go animation using clay figures. You may know their work from movies such as Chicken Run, Flushed Away, The Pirates, or of course, Wallace and Gromit. Peter Lord and David Sproxton … Continue reading

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Pixar Limited Release REMIX LGM Plush – Part One

As of the time of this posting, many of the Disney Theme Parks are still closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. So many are suffering withdrawals! What can pick up our spirits? LGM! One way to combat this social problem … Continue reading

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