Tag: Four Horsemen

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2010
Starro_Spores.jpg     Masters of the Universe® Mo-Larr vs Skeletor® Figures ($40) Mo-Larr was featured in the famous (infamous?) episode featured on the DVD release of Robot Chicken Season 2 where he chased down Skeletor® and relieved him of an impacted wisdom tooth, sans numbing agent. Skeletor® features a new head with missing tooth, Havok Staff,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.      Q1. Was there a reason why in the TRU exclusive DCUC vs. MOTU that Superman was exactly the same as the previous release? He was not even given a metallic color treatment to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2010
Scott from Mattel has posted some further details about the 2010 Mattel San Diego Comic Con Exclusives after the first round of exclusives have been revealed: Hey toy fans, Part 1 of what will be a 2-part story on Mattel’s SDCC exclusives just aired on G4’s Attack of the Show. Big thanks to Blair and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2010
AOTS.jpg Now that the segments have been shot Mattel is getting the official word out about when their 2010 Comic Con exclusives will be revealed on G4’s Attack of the Show. They even give out a few hints…. Toy Fans, Okay, everyone, we just got official confirmation that our SDCC product reveals are going to air…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.      Today is April 2nd so here are the REAL answers to our last round of questions. I also want to say a BIG thank you to AFi contributor Flash! for the Clawdeen photoshop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
In anticipation this month of ActionFigureInsider.com’s 5th Anniversary (woo-hoo!) we reached out to some of our friends to get some scoops.   Our friends at Mattel were kind enough to grant us one, but because this particular one was going to be revealed before our 5th Anniversary celebration we are going to kick things off…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2010
R6258_Optik.jpg Mattel updated their Facebook page this week to remind fans of the dates and products that will be available for their MattyCollector.com April and May sales. Toy Fans, Just a reminder that our next sale is Monday, April 19th. Items we’ve confirmed will be ready to ship include: Wun-Dar™ & Map of Eternia® (Club Eternia™…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
Ever wonder what the new MOTUC Moss Man might have looked like had Mattel made the decision NOT to flock the figure?   The card back of the upcoming Weapons Pak #1 shows fans what might have been with a totally unflocked version of Moss Man.  I wonder if he’s still pine scented in this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2010
R6259_Keldor_pkgBK.jpg Earlier this week on their Facebook page, the gang at Mattel gave fans their first look at a packaged sample of Keldor as well as a look at his bio. MOTU Fans, For longer than we can remember, the background of Keldor™ has been shrouded in mystery… but in preparation of his arrival on June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2010
Mattel updated fans on how the Monday March 15th sale will go and about possible delays in shipping this month.   If you are planning on placing an order on Monday you should read this over:   MattyCollector.com Fans, Just a quick update on our sale Monday, March 15th. All products arrived yesterday at our warehouse…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2010
Mattel posted this update for Masters of the Universe fans yesterday:   Just got in first samples of packaged She-Ra. A few small tweaks but it is pretty much ready to go for June!  She-Ra in her package. Packed out just like all MOTUC figures with the same "head look" as the vintage toy.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2010
The 15th of each month has been painfull enough for many Masters of the Universe Classics collectors, but next month has the one-two punch of being both the release date of "Evil-Lyn" and Tax Day here in the U.S.   I hope both of those events go well for you AFi readers! New in the AFi Archives…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.        Q1. Mattel, Can you fix the scale on the teenage male heroes for DCUC and DCIH? Robin,Kid Flash and Beast Boy look like they are 12.The teenage female bodies are perfect, but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2010
Toy Fair 2010 Video- Mattel’s Collector Event and Showroom Tour Here’s your insider look at Mattel’s Collector Press event held Sunday Feb 14th as part of Toy Fair 2010 at the Javits center.    This two part video is as close as you can get to actually being there as it’s not just focused on Mattel Brand Manager Scott Neitlich, but it also shows you the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2010
We’ve got several new Masters of the Universe figures to showcase this week on AFi, over the weekend we showed you Moss Man, and now it’s WUN DAR’s turn in the spotlight. Original savior of The Goddess and protector of the sword of He, the legendary Savage He-Man® is sculpted in incredible detail by the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
We’ve got several new Masters of the Universe figures to showcase this week on AFi, and we are going to kick off with everyone’s favorite pine-scented action figure – MOSS MAN!   There was quite a bit of discussion about this figure in all stages of production, specifically about his flocking.  How much should he be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2010
Today over on the Matty Facebook page they posted carded pictures of the Master of the Universe Classics OPTIKK figure in package.   You can put your big eyeball on him below. The hits just keep coming! Check out packaged shots of May’s Club Eternia figure – the first of the Space Mutants from New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.           Q1. Now that we’ve seen the perch for Screeech that’s packed with Evil-Lyn, any chance of getting a bundle of those for us to use with the already released Jayna, Beast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
We continue our look this week at the first half of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics wave 12.    Our entry today is the villain Copperhead. Once again Mattel and the Four Horsemen use some clever existing parts and dress them up with some new pieces and a new head to give us a unique looking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2010
Mattel Video Interview- Under the Influence: Masters of the Universe Art Show Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the opening of "Under The Influence: Masters of the Universe," an art show focusing on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toy line in all of it’s incarnations.   While we were there, we were able to steal a few minutes with our friend Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich…

 

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