Tag: DCUC

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2013
I’m never sure why we have to cover the same ground and ask the same questions year over year with the Mattel subscriptions.   I keep seeing people posting about “scare tactics” and the meter being a “marketing tool.”  The conspiracy theorists are out in full force.  I get fans wanting to know the full line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2013
As a DCUC fan it seems like every year it’s the same story for the subscriptions.  They don’t look like they will fund for weeks on end and then the last possible day they shoot up and it goes through…usually.   We’ve also seen subs and products NOT fund before such as the Ghostbusters sub…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2013
MattelDCUCMakeAWish2013 Mattel and Warner Bros. have teamed up with the Make-A-Wish foundation to offer a selection of DC Universe Classics paint master prototypes to the public. These prototypes will be up for auction from Wednesday, July 17th at 6pm PST until Saturday, July 27th at 5:59pm PST. The money earned from these auctions will go to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
mattel18 We all know that the shipping is pretty steep on Mattel’s subscriptions due to Digital River.   Today Mattel announced that both monthly and quarterly shipping would be available for the 2014 subs.  That should save the folks that decide to go that route a few bucks.  See details on this new offering below: Toy Fans,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
MattyAFiLogo.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.   Q1.  Will you ever offer Panthor with flocking as a variant, exclusive?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
Today over on MattyCollector.com they gave us our first look at there new version, their 2.0 version of action figure flight stands.  We knew these were coming, but have been waiting to see what the redesign would look like.   You can see that they changed the base on this version so it takes up far…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2013
At the beginning of the month Mattel revealed the line up of their 2013 San Diego Comic Con exclusives.   Fans of the old DC Universe Classics line and the newer DC Signature Collection Club Infinite Earths subscription line waited with baited breath hoping for another one of their favorite characters to be marked off their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2013
HordakLogo2_225x200.jpg Today Mattel posted an update on the May sale, Early Access sale and the next opportunity you have to capture the elusive “Spirit of Hordak” figure in the news section of MattyCollector.com: Toy Fans, We’ve got important updates to Early Access for May, including the announcement of our new Spirit of Hordak™ figure! Read on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2013
Video: Mattel’s 2013 SDCC MOTUC Comet Warriors and New 52 Shazam Toy Guru shows you how our 2013 SDCC Rokkon and Stonedar figures go from character to boulder form, plus check out New 52 Shazam without his hood.   But the BEST news is that it looks like they finally sprung for an HD camera so we can SEE what he’s doing and what’s on the table!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2013
MatSDCC13MOTUCStone1-500x348.jpg For the past several years, after they make their inital Comic Con exclusive announcements they put them on display at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca for Free Comic Book Day.  Since that comic shop is a few blocks away from my house I was able to swing by and get some more detailed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
Y3182_001_newsPage.jpg   Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_166-Apr.-29-10.08-500x473.jpg If you’ve been on the fence you only have until tomorrow to jump into to any of the 2013 MattyCollector.com subs!   Don’t miss out on a figure selling out or not having any “Day Of” stock.  Sign up now and get all the remaining 2013 figures sent directly to your home each month!

 

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