Mattel’s Power-con 2013 Reveals UPDATED with booth photos!
September 15, 2013

We’re live now in the Mattel MOTU panel. Here are the new reveals:

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The Mattel MOTUC panelists

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First reveal – Blade

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Second reveal – Scorpia

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Battle Lion!

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What do you think? Interested?

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Blade down in the booth.

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Scorpia in the booth

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Battle Lion in the booth.

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Last minute sneak peek… Extedar’s shield.

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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4 Comments »

  • DM says:

    Love that Blade! Looks amazing!

  • KillerTomato says:

    I’m interested to see how Blade is going to fit into the current mythos. If they’ll play him up as one of Skeletor’s minions or play him up as an independent. Aesthetically he doesn’t really mesh with the rest of ol’ skullhead’s crew.

  • Big IV says:

    Blade looks cool. I hope they make him an independent contractor or some sort of wandering space pirate that works for Skeletor and don’t try to force him into the regular baddie crew. Or maybe he’ll serve Hordak. He’d fit in with the folks over in the Hordak camp better aesthetically.

    I hate that Battle Lion. I don’t know why but it just doesn’t work for me. Cool concept but I just don’t dig it.

    Although I’m a fan but don’t subscribe so my thoughts might not matter at all.

  • Brian kent andersen says:

    Battle Lion finally.

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