Mattel’s MOTUC Icarius
September 21, 2011

 

Manufacturer: Mattel

Release Date: October 17th, 2011

Wave/Assortment:  October Club Eternia Subscription figure

Packaging: Single boxed

Accessories:

  • Jetpack with 2 detachable missiles and positional wings
  • Arm-shield with 2 detachable rockets
  • Alternate Head

Scale: 6"

Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen

Notes: Originally called "FlipShot" that name is currently held by Nerf.  The name on the original designs was Icarius. 

Space Mutants will say bye-bye when under attack from this fly guy! One of the key members of the Galactic Protectors from the Tri-Solar System, Icarius™ is ready to "flip" into battle with his jet pack, wrist mounted missile launcher and chest armor. Sculpted in ruggedly handsome detail by the Four Horsemen, the sky’s the limit when it comes to posing this jet jockey thanks to full articulation, flip-up visor and a second head that’s helmet-free.

THE PACKAGE

Mailer Box Mailer Box

MOTUC Icarius Carded FrontMOTUC Icarius Carded BackMOTUC Icarius Loose

 MOTUC Icarius Bio

  THE FIGURE

MOTUC Icarius Front MOTUC Icarius SideMOTUC Icarius Back

MOTUC Icarius Face 

MOTUC Icarius Front MOTUC Icarius SideMOTUC Icarius Back

MOTUC Icarius FaceMOTUC Icarius Face

 

ACCESSORIES

MOTUC Icarius Accsessories 

IN FLIGHT

Flight FlightFlight

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 www.ActionFigureInsider.com. 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 MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, 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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