Tag: Masters of the Universe Classics

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2012
Revealed at Comic Con this past week at the Mattypalloza panel Mattel revealed the winner of their Masters of the Universe 30th Anniversary Create-A-Character contest. He-Fans and She-Ravers, After almost one year and over 1,300 entries, we have a winner of our Masters of the Universe® Create a Character Contest! During the Mattypalooza fan panel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2012
Keen observers will notice that Mattel left fans with one more small reveal today in the form of one ‘mystery’ MOTUC accessory placed in the case this morning next to Granmyr’s foot… Who could it be for…?

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2012
DC Universe Young Justice: Final 6″ 2 pack (Superboy and Miss Martian) -includes figures only, no base -$50.00 -Available only by presale and only if min order is met Dark Knight Rises DKR 8″ Stealth Fusion Batman (internal articulations, non-sub figure) Club Infinite Earths Black Mask (Sept 12) Poison Ivy (Oct 12) Elasti-Girl (Doom Patrol)…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2012
DC Universe Young Justice: Final 6″ 2 pack (Superby and Miss Martian) -includes figures only, no base -$50.00 -Available only by presale and only if min order is met Dark Knight Rises DKR 8″ Stealth Fusion Batman (internal articulations, non-sub figure) Club Infinite Earths Black Mask (sept) Poison Ivy (oct) Elasti-Girl (Oversized fig from Doom…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2012
Immersive Fan Panels, Hot Toy Exclusives and Celebratory Events Round out Confab Collector Experience   SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) brings San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) fans the ultimate pop-culture, comic inspired celebration with exclusive toy collectibles, giveaways and fan-atic events at booth #3029. From the hottest classic brands to new entertainment collectibles, Mattel has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2012
Earlier this week Mattel announced the window for their 2013 subscriptions and say they will sell in a tight, three week window with no extensions and no exceptions.   They say they are doing this as a reaction to fan feedback. I’m not sure where they are getting the feedback of wanting 3 weeks with no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
Today Mattel announced the line up of the July figures for their monthly sale.  This sale will NOT include the 2012 Comic Con exclusives.   Also this sale is on the 16th of the month as the 15th is a Sunday. Toy Fans, For most people, July means swimming pools and BBQs. For the Matty team,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2012
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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2012
On sale this week, on Friday the 15th is Horde Prime the June figure in the Club Eternia subscription.   Horde Prime is still a figure shrouded in mystery… literally.  Mattel has gone to great lengths to protect the secret of Horde Prime’s face, including gluing the removable helmet down at Toy Fair, not putting a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week on MattyCollector.com Mattel announced the details of their SDCC 2012 ‘Masters of the Universe’ Costume Contest: He-Fans & She-Ravers,If you’ve been to SDCC, then you know one of the best things about it is checking out everyone in their most outrageous cosplay. For fans attending in 2012, show up in a MOTU costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2012
This past week on their MattyCollector.com page Mattel announced the official line up for their June 15th sale: Toy Fans, Here’s your reminder for our upcoming sale on Friday, June 15th. Be here at 9 a.m. PT and here’s what we’ll have for you: June 15th Monthly Sale DCU: Atrocitus (included with Club Infinite Earths…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Last week Mattel posted the following news on how to pre-order their SDCC 2012 exclusives for those attending the con this summer:   Toy Fans,SDCC is right around the corner and, as we’ve done since 2010, we’re going to offer a limited amount of products to be pre-ordered here at MattyCollector.com for pick-up at San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Scott Neitlich, aka Toy Guru, gives you a preview of three 2012 figures: The Dark Knight Rises Batman (in amazing packaging featuring Wayne Manor and the Bat Cave, plus lights and sounds) and from MOTUC, the Snake Men 2-pack and Horde Prime  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2012
Earlier today Mattel sent our a special teaser image to subscribers in the Masters of the Universe Club Eternia showing them that Mekaneck is slotted to  be the October figure and giving some details on how his action feature will be simulated.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
The MOTUC 30th Anniversary line has been a bit controversial in its introduction, and it has taken a while for some fans to warm up to it.   The original premise that Mattel put together for the 30th line was to approach big name creators in the worlds of comics, toys, movies and TV that were…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2012
This is the first of a 2-part interview with Mattel.   Part one is an interview with Mattel’s Scott Neitlich, part two is with the new Mattel DC retail team.  Part 2 will be posted tomorrow. Mattel has always been very kind to AFi and we’ve had the good fortune to work with some amazing Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2012
Today over on their Facebook page Mattel showed off the latest packaged samples they got in from overseas. We had to wait in line while the Mattel Photo lab was backed up with some internal shows, but we finally got the latest MOTUC figures shot in package for your viewing pleasure! July figures coming soon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 5, 2012
   

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 5, 2012
For the past two years Mattel has loaned out a set of their Comic Con exclusives for that year to the closest comic book shop  to their headquarters for Free Comic Book Day.   The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca is the lucky recipient of this preview. This year they are displaying: – MOTUC Vykron…

 

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