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Cars 2 Merchandise Preview: Toys, Comics + Video Game!

Pixar fans may be torn on the merits of a second entry in the Cars saga, but one thing is undeniable: the franchise is a proven money maker!

Disney Consumer Products has a winning lineup for this summer’s sequel as evidenced by the company’s recent press release. We’ve compiled a list of the most exciting announcements below.

2011 Toy Collection — Kids and collectors alike will love the assortment of products unveiled at Toy Fair ’11 including 70 new die-cast cars and a special collection of wooden toys. The most intriguing item in the line, Lightning McQueen Alive, promises to animate the star race car at a miniature scale.

Check out more images of the upcoming Cars 2 toys here.

Marvel + Pixar Comics — It was bound to happen after Disney’s acquisition of Marvel. Pixar’s series with BOOM! Comics may have just been a test run because Marvel will soon begin releasing a Pixar Comics Magazine titled Disney•Pixar Presents. The first in the series, Cars Magazine #1 written by Alan J. Porter, is set to go on sale this May.

(via Comic Book Resources)

Cars 2: The Video GameIn the video game adaptation of Cars 2, players will "enroll" in C.H.R.O.M.E. (Command Headquarters for Recon Operations and Motorized Espionage) in order to train as spy-cars. Expect to get your hands on the game, developed by Avalanche Studios (TS3 Video Game), this summer.

Take a look at the full press release for further information including a more in-depth look into the upcoming toy line.

Of the above, what are you most excited to get your hands on?

One Response to Cars 2 Merchandise Preview: Toys, Comics + Video Game!

  1. Anonymous says:

    All the stuff look fun!

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