When my friend Omar texted me to tell me he came across the new Hot Wheels Halloween cars, I figured he was just mistakenly looking at last year’s models. But I was in the area so it merited a look. Omar was right. A local Walmart had stocked the new spooky offerings….in July.
Clearly this is too early, and seeing that they didn’t ring up at the register correctly confirmed that. I asked a contact at Hot Wheels and found out they are not even supposed to be at Walmart. I have no idea why they showed up at this specific Walmart, but they did. Mattel can figure out that mystery. All I know is I have them (minus the Zotic, which I forgot to pick up), and having them means I can do a preview:
Cool right? RIGHT!?! These wheels are crazy clever, and make this a very worthy set to have: