Tag: Masters of the Universe


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…


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 12, 2010
There’s so much awesome Masters of the Universe Classics product coming in the next few weeks!  AFi has another MOTUC figure debut in our archives.  This time we are taking a closer look at the February release – the evil Trap Jaw!  In another Mattel first, Trap Jaw comes with the parts to make his…


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 8, 2010
Tonight at the Gallery 1988 Masters of the Universe Art Show gallery opening Mattel was supposed to reveal on of the MOTUC Comic Con Exclusives for 2010… but they just updated the Matty Collector Facebook page with this message:   Okay, so for reasons beyond our control it was a no go on the SDCC…


by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2010
Mattel’s Facebook page this week gives us an update on the progress of the flocking on their Masters of the Universe Classics MossMan figure as well as announcing an SDCC exclusive reveal coming this Friday.   AFi will be on hand at the gallery opening for the reveal so keep your eyes here on Friday…


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 24, 2009
AFi Presents the “Mattel/DC Comics: A Heroic Partnership” Panel   Can’t get to Comic Con but want to see the awesome Mattel/DC: A Heroic Partnership panel?  That’s where we can help you.  AFi is proud to bring you the entire panel! Part 1/5   Part 2/5   Part 3/5   Part 4/5   Part 5/5 You’re welcome!


by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2009
Here’s some breaking news from MattyCollector.com’s Facebook page about some a new event taking place this weekend at Mattel’s booth at SDCC 2009: Hey toy fans! An exiting new event has been added to the Mattel booth! Mike Berling and Saun Omos from Mattel’s sculpting team will be at our booth creating a live brand…


by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2009
San Diego- What do you get when you mix Mez-Itz, the hot new Designer  Vinyl toy from Mezco, and 60 famous artists, designers, and F/X artists?  The Mez-Itz Art Show!  Conceived as a celebration of its new collectible toy line, the Mez-Itz  Art Show displays the amazing versatility of the Mez-Itz deceivingly  simple design. Rather…


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…