Tag: Four Horsemen


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…


by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2010
This week in the AFi Archive I’ll be posting features on the first half of DCUC Wave 11.   We start things off with one of my favorites- Desaad.   Darkseid’s right hand man is here in all of his Super Powers goodness.  The Four Horsemen have done another great update of this classic figure….


by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2010
This interesting note was posted today over on the MattyCollector Facebook page.   In it the Four Horsemen discuss how they arrived at the scale for the new DCUC Wave 12 Collect and Connect Darkseid figure. This in from the boys in NJ: "Hi everybody, we’ve seen a lot of arguing and confusion surrounding the…


by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2010
Mattel updated the MattyCollector Facebook page today with pictures of a packaged production sample for their newly announced Masters of the Universe Classics Evil-Lyn figure.   Skeletor’s mistess of magic! Coming your way in April, only on Mattycollector.com! Evil-Lyn comes complete with staff, wand (with removbale swapable headpiece), Skreeech, bird armor and bird perch! Continue…


by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2010
For as much Master of the Universe news we’ve been posting we might just have to call this MOTUC Week! And it doesn’t slow down yet, because in addition to the new MOTUC figures going on sale on the 15th on MattyCollector.com, but not Mattel has posted carded pictures of Moss Man today on their…


by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2010
Between showing Battle Cat, the Under the Influence Masters of the Universe art show and us breaking the news of Optikk it has been a very MOTUC weekend here on AFi!   We’re going to keep that Eternian momentum going and show you a closer look at the January MOTUC figure – Adora.   She might…


by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2010
Those camera phone pictures were enough to whet your appetite with the new figures revealed tonight at Gallery1988, but how about some more detailed shots?   Ok .. you asked for it!   OPTIKK   EVIL-LYNN and SCREEECH   There’s more after the jump!


by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2010
Many folks saw these pictures late last year when they leaked out before licensor approval.  Now Mattel has posted the official pictures of DC Universe Classics Wave 13 on the MattyCollector Facebook page.   There’s a lot of great awesomeness in this wave including us being one figure closer to recreating the vintage Super Powers line…


by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2009
Mattel’s SDCC 2009 Mattypalooza Panel  Here are the videos of Mattel’s second panel from today at SDCC 09- Mattypalooza. In this panel they discuss the future plans for all toy lines sold through MattyCollector.com including: Movie Masters, Justice League Unlimited, DC Universe Classics, World’s Greatest Superheroes, Ghostbusters Classics, and Masters of the Universe Classics.    Part 1 of 2 Part…


by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2009
In September 2009 it will have been a full decade ago that the Four Horsemen started their own toy design company and now you can help them celebrate this milestone by owning one of their new, commemorative t-shirts emblazoned with the Four Horsemen’s 10th anniversary logo on the front, and the full collection of all…


by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2009
This was just posted over on MattyCollector’s Facebook Page: We answered a lot of questions about SDCC in the note thread from yesterday, but to repeat some of the information here: PRICES AND LIMITS: MOTUC He-R0 = $20.00 (version with SDCC stamp available only at the show) DCUC Wonder Twins = 40.00 (Gleek is only…


by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2009
Breaking news posted over at MattyCollector.com Hey MOTU Fans! Oh man, this is BIG… the design team at Mattel just announced the first book in their "Designed @ Mattel" series and it’s a MOTU art book! The book shows off the fantastic art of the MOTU brand from 1981 through current day. It’s packed with…


by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2009
Today the official website for Comic Con International posted a list of the 2009 exclusives for the show.  This is NOT a complete list yet, so far it’s only four pages long,  but starts as a good guide to how much money you will need to bring with you to the con and what lines…


by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2009
The 2009 Mattel / Toyfare Magazine DC Universe Classics Fans’ Choice Vote is now live!  Click the image below to go cast your vote now!  Then head over to to the forums to discuss the voting..  (Thanks to forum member xrmc20 for pointing out that the vote was live!)  


by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.     Q1.  Thank you so much for the Giganta C&C figure for Wave 8 of DCU:C! Can we get some more Wonder Woman characters in the line? Cheetah? Circe? Hippolyta? Dr. Psycho?…


by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2009
Queen Alluxandra of the Bluddmane Clan”, “Isadorra of the Ironspynne Clan”, “Siliskk the Mutant” and full sets of “Queen Alluxandra & Her Royal Council”, all characters from their fan favorite property “7th Kingdom”, beginning at 8pm est on Wednesday July 1st.    Although Queen Alluxandra and Isadorra will be available at both Store Horsemen (http://www.StoreHorsemen.com)…


by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2009
Over the past few days you’ve been introduced to an ever expanding group of warrior women from the Four Horsemen’s fan-favorite property – “7th Kingdom”. In today’s part four of “The Queen and Her Court”, you’ll meet the final three femme fatales which will make up the complete set of 11 figures to be offered…


by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2009
The past couple of days of “The Queen and Her Court”, have introduced you to a few of the warrior women from the Four Horsemens’ fan-favorite property, “7th Kingdom”. Today will be no different as we bring to you three more fatal female furies.    Each of today’s offerings will be made available through a…


by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2009
Yesterday, in part 1 of “The Queen and Her Court”, you were introduced to Queen Alluxandra of the Bluddmane Clan and Isadorra of the Ironspynne Clan, the first pair new of figures from the Four Horsemens’ fan-favorite property, “7th Kingdom”. Today you’re going to be introduced to three more feminine denizens of the 7th Kingdom,…


by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2009
 Production of the Four Horsemen’s latest action figure offering from their property “7th Kingdom” is in full swing and are expected to ship from the factory early next week. “Queen Alluxandra of the Bluddmane Clan” is the main character in this latest wave of figures from the Horsemen and in keeping with Four Horsemen tradition,…