Matchbox is established to consider flight with a new “Top Gun”-themed line dubbed Matchbox Best Gun: Maverick. Pegged to Tom Cruise’s return as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in “Top Gun: Maverick,” it will be out there June 1.
And these aren’t just your common ol’ die-solid designs. With the stomp rocket-like Sky Slammers section of the line, as an alternative of launching a skinny rocket, a couple 2020 developments permit you to launch a die-solid jet into the air. Two themes of Sky Slammers—Darkstar and Assault Jet—will be available for just $9.99 each individual.
It would not be a Matchbox line without having die-cast automobiles, although, so the manufacturer is mixing the old with the new in the Best Gun Earlier & Existing. You’ll score an aircraft from the common “Top Gun” motion picture and the new a single: the 1986 Grumman F-14 Tomcat, a 2020 Boeing Tremendous Hornet F/A-18E (which will be in the forthcoming movie) and two other jets (dubbed Sky Busters). This pack will price tag $11.49 for the four planes. Furthermore, Matchbox will be launching 13 Sky Busters ($2.49 each), producing it quick to grow your collection.
If you are on the lookout for a combo playset and storage product or service, there is the Plane Carrier. While it appears to be like like a mini aircraft provider and functions as a playset, it can also retailer 10 of the Sky Buster die-forged planes. It comes entire with a entire runway for takeoffs and landings, a manage tower with antennas and a doing the job plane elevator to transfer the planes to the flight deck. For $19.99, you are going to get the provider and the F/A-18.
Correct to type, Matchbox will launch die-forged automobiles to round out the “Top Gun: Maverick” line. There will be two five-packs, ranging from a aircraft to a jeep to a gasoline truck. Each pack will cost $5.49.
With just four months to go, it could be a good idea to rewatch the common and possibly even commence expanding your possess Matchbox selection prior to the June 26th premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick.”
Be aware: The prices earlier mentioned replicate the retailer’s mentioned rate at the time of publication.