Tag: Masters of the Universe

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
 Today in the AFi archives we have a Cinderella story.   The little monkey that could.     Back in the 1980’s when Mattel was producing the original Masters of the Universe toy line they were re-purposing animal figures from their ‘Big Jim’ line.  The tiger became Battle Cat, the eagle became Zoar and SCREEEECH.  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
Today we have a 2-fer for the archives.   Mattel has sent us a review copy of the regular Masters of the Universe Classics Orko with Prince Adam accessory.  Even though they come packaged together there’s enough great stuff with each figure to warrant their own separate entries into the archive. This MOTUC action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 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. I understand that Filmation is still off the table for MOTUC but what about characters featured on the Monogram model kit boxes or foreign MOTU comics? Could Meteorbs be done as regular…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
Yesterday Mattel announced some details on the upcoming 2011 Club Eternia subscription plan.  They also surprised everyone by announcing the "Ecto-1 Subscription Plan" for their Ghostbusters line.    Toy Fans, I’ve got good news and I’ve got better news. First, the good news. Mark your calendars for July 21st at 4 p.m. when subscriptions to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
  More soon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
The 2010 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be July 18th, 2010 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario. The show features dealers selling Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Wrestling, Masters of the Universe Classics and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2010
Mattel posted this flier tonight to their Facebook page-   Fans attending the 2010 SDCC "Mattypalooza" panel will decide what color She-Ra’s steed Swiftwind will be released.    

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 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.     Q1.  From the time that a superstar debuts on WWE television, what would be the absolute soonest that Mattel would be able to produce a figure of him, assuming no new parts (besides…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2010
Today on their Facebook page Mattel announced the line up for the August 16th  MattyCollector.com page:   Think once the madness of Comic-Con has passed, it’ll be time to kick back, relax, and enjoy your new toys? Think again, because our August sale features four hot figures guaranteed to get you off your couch and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2010
Posted today one the MattyCollector.com Facebook page: Hey He-Fans! So one of the big things we wanted to do for the MOTUC line is to introduce figures that never quite made it into the vintage line. Much like He-Ro, Gygor the gorilla made it as a prototype into the vintage line but no toy has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2010
 Another MattyCollector sale day has come and gone.  Three of the six items on sale today sold out on the first day and two more are "almost gone."   Keldor and She-Ra sold out as expected, and Lobo disappeared quicker than most anticipated.  How did you do on what you were looking to pick up today?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2010
Over on their Facebook page today Mattel posted pictures of the carded sample of MOTUC Whiplash.  Whiplash will go on sale Aug 15th on Mattycollector.com!            

 

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