Tag: Masters of the Universe

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2010
Our friends over at G4’s Attack of the Show (Remember when AFi was featured?) have sent us the following announcement of EPICNESS: TONIGHT G4 launches a programming “attack” on the entire month of April, super-sizing each episode of “Attack of the Show!” with sexy reveals, special guests, costumes, daily giveaways of the hottest tech gadgets,…

 

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
April 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.        Mattel tells us that Toy Guru is currently out of the office but asked Mattel PR to provide answers on his behalf.  We know he is the "Toy Guru" and an expert…

 

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 22, 2010
Mattel posted a quick note this morning on their Facebook page to clarify for fan their presence at the C2E2 show in April . Mattycollector fans, Just a quick note for those of you who will be attending the C2E2 convention in April. Mattel will have a presence at the convention in the form of…

 

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 16, 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. What influences Mattel’s decision on which of DC/WB’s Straight-to-Video DC projects that Mattel supports with products and which ones they don’t?  Both Public Enemies and Crisis on Two Earths seem perfect for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2010
Mattel posted this cautionary tale on their Facebook page this morning to help non-subscription MOTUC  fans who are planning to order Moss Man at the sale tomorrow. Hey He-Fans, So a quick word on production and ordering before Moss Man goes on sale tomorrow 3-15-10. When we went into 2010 production on MOTUC, it was…

 

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 10, 2010
R6253_EvilLyn.jpg The following announcement was posted earlier today on MattyCollector.com: Toy Fans, It’s been a long time coming, but our April sale is finally on the horizon. It’s gonna be a HUGE month, with the long-awaited Evil-Lyn®, an all-new weapons set, and additions to the Ghostbusters™ and The Dark Knight lines all waiting to join your…

 

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 5, 2010
Is this Buzz-Off’s cousin?   This week the gang over at Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3 are revealing 14 new characters that we will be meeting in the upcoming film over at their official Facebook page. This newest reveal really caught my eye: Meet Twitch, the insectaloid warrior, where MAN + INSECT = AWESOME! This sturdy action…

 

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 25, 2010
Our good friends over at Spy Monkey Creations is proud to present a new batch of original 6" scale accessories going on sale March 1st, 2010!  These items are useable with any of your favorite "Classics" action figures.   All of the items shown below will be available for sale on March 1st.   I’ve seen almost…

 

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…

 

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