I haven’t talked a lot about the Matchbox Power Grabs here on the blog. It was great to see them released a couple of years ago, as it is very appropriate for Matchbox to have some boxed models.
But there hasn’t been much to say about them here, mainly because I typically focus on the models. But it is time to revisit them again.
The new art that showed up on Matchbox cards a couple of months ago has now made its way to the Power Grabs boxes, and they look fantastic. More retro than ever to be honest. Vintage Matchbox box art was great, and this new art seems to pay homage.
Mattel sent me the final mix of 2018. Here is a look: