Tag: Batman


by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2009
When I got home last night there was a box from our friends at Mattel with a bunch of new goodies in it for us to drool over.    First up let’s take a look at the upcoming MattyCollector.com exclusive Justice League Unlimited "Gotham Villains" 4-pack.   When I first saw the mailer box/sleeve I…


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2009
February 19–August 9, 2009 West Coast debut at the Skirball features exclusive companion exhibition, Lights, Camera, Action: Comic Book Heroes of Film and Television LOS ANGELES—Remember the thrill of hiding under the covers to read comic books after lights out? Many of us do. Along with movies, comics may be the quintessential American art form,…


by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2009


by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2009
I’ve basically been collecting toys my whole life.  There was maybe an 8 month break my senior year in High School that I stopped buying stuff… but I still HAD all my Star Wars, Shogun Warriors and Transformers out on display for any and all to see.   I started college in 89′ right after…


by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
January 1, 2009
                                         We have been planning for quite some time to reveal the second of our custom figure events, this one showcasing the Justice League Unlimited figures – and after some delays, the JLU Custom Showcase is live! The concept was simple: The key to the JLU line has always been cost-effectiveness while delivering great-looking…


by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2008
Over the holiday break I managed to sneak away from of my loved ones long enough to crank out this sneak peek feature on the upcoming DCUC Wave 7 Big Barda figure sculpted by the Four Horsemen.  You can check it out and see all of the pictures over at my blog. And if that…


by Daniel Pickett
December 26, 2008
It’s getting hard for a news website to keep up with it all!  Below you will see the new images of the new Movie Masters figures, but in addition to that Mattel and MattyCollector launched a new Facebook page for Matty. If you are signed up with Facebook you can find his profile here- Matty’s…


by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2008
Mattel has sent over images of the next wave of their Movie Masters line.   This new wave is a continuation of their "The Dark Knight" product with A new Batman from the final scenes of the movie (Bat-vision lenses), Bank Robber Joker, Harvey Dent and the long awaited Two-Face figure.   These figures were…


by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2008
DC DIRECT Solicits for items shipping August 2009 ACTION FIGURES JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES From the pages of the much-loved ’80s series from Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire, these four characters round out the original incarnation of the Justice League International! Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a…


by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2008
 For the past couple of  years, right around the holidays, Mattel headquarters here in Southern California opens a big holiday clearance tent sale in the parking lot behind their campus.   They have a retail store on site too and also open a few regional stores for the month of December, but the tent sale really deals…


by Daniel Pickett
December 10, 2008
Ruben Procopio and Masked Avengers studios announced at Screaming Tiki Con last month the second bust in their "Really Retro" line.  Every Adam West bust needs his "old chum" Burt Ward, so Masked Avenger Studios is happy to oblige us. This is a limited edition run of 250 busts with 100 piece variant. Preorder information…


by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2008
DC Direct has updated us with their solicitations for items shipping to stores in July 2009     ACTION FIGURES   THE HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURES BASED ON THE ART OF GEORGE PÉREZ   Includes: Creeper • 6.75” h Aquaman • 6.75” h The Flash • 6.75” h Black Lightning…