Author Archives: marcboz

About marcboz

Marc Bosworth is an artist who teaches printmaking and works as an art director. He lives in a 100-year-old bungalow in Wichita with his lovely wife and their young ninja son.

1995 Hot Wheels Top Speed Series

I admit I was stumped when I found these two unusual Hot Wheels in the case of the Sad Dad. I did a fair amount of online research and came up empty. I couldn’t find them listed in any of the … Continue reading

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Johnny Lightning Zingers

I added several Johnny Lightning Zingers to my collection during the RC2-era. But I never thought much about where Zingers originated until I came across this ad in a 1970s comic book. According to a 2005 article in Hot Rod, Zingers … Continue reading

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Jada 2017 Fast & Furious Dom’s Chevy Impala

My wife and son and I enjoy watching the Fast & Furious movies. If you like hot cars, beautiful people, exotic locations and lots of unbelievable action, The Fate of the Furious, the eighth installment in the franchise, will not disappoint you. … Continue reading

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The Case of the Sad Dad

Last summer, my wife and son and I stopped at a garage sale at the home of a 30-something couple. I saw this well-used 48-car case on a table of assorted goods. Expecting it to be empty, I picked it up … Continue reading

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2017 HWC Spoilers Heavy Chevy and Friends

My favorite childhood car is my Hot Wheels Club Kit Heavy Chevy. So when the Hot Wheels Collectors Club announced the release of the HWC Spoilers Heavy Chevy, they had my attention. Not being a Red Line Club member, I had … Continue reading

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2016 Racing Champions Mint R2 1966 Nova and 1964 Impala

Much like the recent Auto World releases, Racing Champions are also upping the number of variations in each release. While their Mint Release 1 only had a version A and B, Release 2 can be found in 4 different variations. … Continue reading

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2016 Maisto Design Elite Transport 1959 Impala and International Durastar Flatbed

This is the second Maisto Design Elite Transport combo from 2016 that I’ve added to my collection, the other being the 1970 Nova with a 2004 Silverado SS. Interestingly, unlike the 19970 Nova which could also be found individually, the … Continue reading

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HW Flames, Flames, Flames and More Flames

I have a new favorite Hot Wheels 5-pack. In fact, I’m pretty sure they had me in mind when they put an Impala and a Nova in the same pack. It sure doesn’t hurt that they included a Camaro, a … Continue reading

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The Spammobile

This is another one of those items I found at the consignment store that doesn’t really fit in my collection. But who could resist The Spammobile? When I got it, it was in a little clear plastic baggie, so the only … Continue reading

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Auto World Vintage Muscle R5 1966 Chevy Impala SS

It seems the folks over at Auto World have been busy. I was happy to have found both sets A and B of the Vintage Muscle Premium Series Release 5 1966 Chevy Impala SS, only to realize there are also … Continue reading

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