Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics – Mer-Man
March 26, 2009

Manufacturer: Mattel

Release Date: April 2009

Wave/Assortment: On-Line Exclusive

Packaging: Single Carded

Accessories: Removable Armor, trident, sword, alternate head

Scale: 6"

Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen


Mer-Man Carded Mer-Man Card Back Mer Man Loose still in bubble

Mer-Man Bio

Mer-Man Front Mer-Man SideMer-Man Back

Mer-Man Head #1 Mer-Man Head #2

 Back Sword HolsterTrident

The Trident Brothers 

Mer-Man goes on sale at on April 15th.




Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on,, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post,,,, Boing-Boing,, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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