Tag: Masters of the Universe

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
An Update from Mattel on the MOTUC line I’m sure it’s not how "Matty" wanted to spend his weekend, but there have been a lot of rumors, hurt feelings and anger about the MOTUC line since the Trap Jaw/Battle Cat order day last Tuesday.   So Mattel has take the time to set the record straight on what happened this week, plus addresses…

 

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
February 16, 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. You stated that you plan on making DCUC versions of all the Super Powers figures, does this list of characters include any characters that were rumored to be part of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 16, 2010
Toy Fair 2010 Video- Round Table Interview with The Four Horsemen It’s rare to get to sit down and talk to all four of the Four Horsemen sculpting studio, but at the Mattel press event I was able to wrangle Jim, Chris and both Erics to sit and chat about their process, their love of Master of the Universe and Super Powers and and the "easter…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2010
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2010
R6250_MossMan.jpg More news on the flocking issue on the MOTUC MosMan from Mattel:   MOTU Fans, You overwhelmingly asked for the ears of Moss Man® to be unflocked and we listened… we stopped production of the flocked ear version, made a change, and Moss Man™ will forevermore have unflocked ears. Now, all 2010 Club Eternia™ subscribers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2010
Mattel just updated the news section of their MattyCollector.com site to give fans the following update of the February on-sale date, Wun-Dar’s shipping and the weight of BattleCat. Hey Toy Fans, They say when it rains, it pours, and they ain’t kidding. We’ve had so much news in the last week on our 2/15 sale,…

 

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 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 21, 2010
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — FORTUNE announced today that Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), the world’s largest toy company, has been ranked #78 on the 13th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. The full list and related stories appear in the Feb. 8 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands on Monday,…

 

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 19, 2010
Mattel just updated the MattyCollector.com page with news of when the second shipment of the second release of the Masters of the Universe Classics "The Original" Skeletor figure will go on sale at MattyCollector.com.   Mark your calendars now!! Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for, MOTU Fans! We’ve just confirmed that Old Bones will arrive…

 

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