About a week ago now I found myself in my local Target grabbing a shower gift as a favor for my wife, and decided to reward myself with a little retail cardboard. It had been some time since I scratched the itch and busted a pack of anything.
Honestly, there just wasn't much in the baseball or hockey realms that really appealed to me, so instead I ended up with this:
I settled on a hanger box containing 16 cards, which I think set me back $5 if I recall (though it might have been $5.99). Let's see how it went for me...
I'm easy-going and don't get all bent out of shape arguing the finer points of the films like hardcore fans do, so I thought it was a great addition to the catalog. I'm happy to see Disney expanding the series with supplemental films beyond the originally scheduled/planned 9 episodes.
This card shows the one opened at Disneyland in California, though the same ride was built in Orlando as well as in a couple of other parks around the globe. It was ceremoniously decommissioned in 2010 and replaced with a newer version, glad I can say I rode on the original!
I have to say, this was honestly a lot more fun to rip than I expected it to be. The movie poster cards are great, and it's interesting to see how far this franchise has expanded beyond just the films in 40 years of existence.
I could definitely see myself grabbing some more of this if it's still on the shelves next time I get a craving, and that's about the biggest compliment it could possibly get coming from me. If any of you picked some of these up and didn't enjoy them as much as I did I'd love to trade!
What Porky Pig said - Later tonight I will kick off the Traded set portion of the 1985 Topps set over on my 1985 Topps blog. After completing the 792-card flagship set the oth...