Super7’s Skeletor Soft Vinyl Figure Raids Again!
February 26, 2016

Skeletor the Evil Lord of Destruction is slaying in soft vinyl! The classic Masters of the Universe villain is reimagined as a 1980’s Japanese soft vinyl figure, sculpted by the one and only Gargamel. The debut of the full-colored Skeletor vinyl figure is cast in dark blue vinyl with charcoal grey, yellow and grey sprays and deep red eyes, matching the colors of the obscure and elusive Leo Skeletor, a variant of the original toy released in India.

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Each Skeletor vinyl figure is packaged with Havoc Staff accessory in a deluxe window box. Available Thursday, March 3rd, 12noon PST, $65 each on the Super7 website.

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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