Tag: 30th Anniversary

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2014
Voltron-30thAnnvBook-3D-sm VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Charts The History And Impact of The Iconic Franchise On Pop Culture   San Francisco, CA, October 20, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, takes readers on an exciting journey to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
DCUCSPRiddlerChip1   As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Voltron-30thAnniversary-Logo Year-Long Celebration Includes Collaborations with Top Partners, Fan Events and Social Activations Glendale, CA – September 30, 2014 – Let’s Voltron! is what fans will chant once again as their favorite robot celebrates a milestone – 30 years of defending the universe. The 1984 television series Voltron:Defender of the Universe tells the legend of a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2014
Voltron-30thAnniversary-Logo VOLTRON DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Explores The History And Impact of The Classic ‘80s Sci-fi Animated Epic   San Francisco, CA, August 6, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, marks the 30th…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2014
GB30thAnniversaryLogo Who you gonna call? Ghosbusters! Ghostbusters is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary this year! And we have all of your favorite characters in Pop! form to celebrate! Dr. Peter Venkman… Dr. Raymond Stantz… Dr. Egon Spengler… Slimer with a translucent base… A new Pop! Ride featuring Winston Zeddmore in the Ecto-1… and… Something we loved from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2014
LegoGB30thset2 See the much-anticipated results of the latest LEGO Review and the unveiling of the next LEGO CUUSOO set. Sara Moore from LEGO CUUSOO gives you the inside scoop of what’s coming out next! [youtube]http://youtu.be/_QT5zu1x65Q[/youtube] Not to spoil the big reveal, but they chose Brent Waller’s ‘Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary’ set submission.   You can see all the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2013
nycc-logo-2013-lo.jpg The Mattypalooza panel at NYCC 2013 is still going on now, but that didn’t stop the Matty staff from updating the news section of MattyCollector.com with the news of the panel reveals.   Also check out the AFi Twitter feed, where Erik aka SuperFriend is live tweeintg the panel including the Q&A portion.   Toy Fans,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2013
ScreenHunter_157-Apr.-18-12.29.jpg Opening Globally Today, the “Fan Built Bot” Poll Kicks-Off Celebration of the Iconic Brand’s 30th Anniversary by Allowing Fans to Create New Transformers Character   Pawtucket, R.I. (April 18, 2013) — For the first time in history, the Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) TRANSFORMERS brand is inviting fans of all ages around the globe to help create a new TRANSFORMERS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2013
MOTUCCastleGrayskullTF1-500x333.jpg Earlier today on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page,  Scott, aka Toy Guru addressed the “25%-ers” that are upset by the current size of their upcoming MOTUC Castle Grayskull.   Will it make a difference in the hearts and minds of these collectors?  Time will tell. Hey He Fans and She Ravers,With a lot going on right now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2013
ScreenHunter_139-Feb.-28-16.29-500x411.jpg Late last week MattyCollector/Toy Guru posted a new video talking more about their MOTUC Filmation subscription going on now (plus we get a little bonus content about some the retail DC lines):  Also this week Mattel sent out a teaser image of a weapon that will come with a yet unannounced figure in this subscription:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
Video: 2013 Castle Grayskull Measurements Check out this side-by-side comparison of the vintage 1982 version vs. the 2002 version vs. the upcoming 2013 version. The Castle is in scale with 6″ figures and the dimensions are approximately 23″ to top of pier, 18″ wide, 11-1/2″ deep when closed, and the door is 8″ tall or 7″ tall when the Jawbridge…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2013
DSC_0932_1-500x338.jpg Someone’s been bulking up… and it shows! This beefy boy is ready to knock some sense into Skeletor® or anyone else who tries to get past him. Ram Man®, one of the earliest figures from the vintage MOTU line, is finally available in the Classics line as a fully articulated figure, with a new tool…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2013
MOTUCCastGSTease2.jpg Mattel has posted a second Pre-Toy Fair teaser image of Castle Grayskull on the MattelCollector.com Facebook page: Here’s another close-up at the sculpt for Castle Grayskull! Check back each day until Sunday’s big reveal at NYTF! Fan speculation that this is the skull at the top of the elevator that was present in the original…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2013
MOTUCCastGSTease1.jpg Mattel is going to tease us right till the end!   Today on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page they posted our first look at the completed sculpt for their highly anticipated Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull… or at least part of it. “Here’s a close-up look at the sculpt for Castle Grayskull! We’ll post a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2013
ScreenHunter_64-Jan.-02-23.39.jpg Mattel sent out a reminder today that tomorrow January 4th is the close of the extended pre-order for their massive MOTUC Castle Grayskull playset.   Click on the image below to secure your pre-order.

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 17, 2012
motu_30th_logo-150x150.jpg LOS ANGELES, December 18, 2012– Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce a licensing agreement with Mattel to bring 1:4 scale mixed media statues of characters from the most epic boys action brand of all time, He-Man® and the Masters of the Universe®, to die-hard collectors’ homes this year. “Having spent many years bringing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 17, 2012
 When the world starts to fall apart, Procrustus™ is happy to lend a hand… after all, he’s got four of them! This multi-armed giant keeps it all together from the core of the earth, preventing the planet from separating while protecting the Star Seed. Fan-demanded Procrustus™ appears as he does in the mini-comic “The Magic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2012
There’s something bugging the residents of Eternia™… unfortunately, it’s an insane insect! This voracious vampire feasts on energy, draining every drop of life from his unfortunate victims. Mosquitor™ pays homage to the vintage figure with a unique non-removable three-layer chest plate that recreates the look of a red blood-filled chest. He arrives with his vintage…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2012
32291_10151269062864844_1768151659_n.jpg Today, amidst all of the Cyber-Monday deals and annoucements, Mattel took the time to show of a carded sample of MOTUC Jitsu and his bio:   Okay, so photo has been way backed up and we’ve been promised Granamyr in package in a day or so. For now, hot off the press (as in we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x150.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Here is our latest round of questions and their answers: Q1.  What is…

 

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