Tag: Masters of the Universe

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
PowerCon/ThunderCon Promo and Recap The gang behind PowerCon/ThunderCon put together this promo and 2012 recap by Daniel Benedict. The mini-documentary features clips  and interviews from last year’s show and encourages people to get in on the 2013 show.   For information on Power Con 2013, check out the official site.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2013
MOTUCCastGSTease1.jpg Mattel is going to tease us right till the end!   Today on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page they posted our first look at the completed sculpt for their highly anticipated Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull… or at least part of it. “Here’s a close-up look at the sculpt for Castle Grayskull! We’ll post a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif Our friends at Big Bad Toy Store have a HUGE list of cool new items for pre-order that toy fans will love! Mega Scale Thundercats – 14″ Cheetara http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MEZ10840&mode=retail Mezco Breaking Bad – Figures & Plush http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3192&category=9214 Universal Monsters: 9″ Creature From The Black Lagoon http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MEZ10841&mode=retail Puppet Master – Dr. Death & Cyclops 1:1 Replicas…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
Mattel Video Preview: Watchmen Packaging & Snake Face I got samples of both these in the mail today so look for up close pictures of them tomorrow.  In the meantime Mattel has posted a new video of them showing off the packaging and some of the features. Check out the slick packaging for the new line based on the Watchmen comic book launching…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 17, 2012
motu_30th_logo-150x150.jpg LOS ANGELES, December 18, 2012– Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce a licensing agreement with Mattel to bring 1:4 scale mixed media statues of characters from the most epic boys action brand of all time, He-Man® and the Masters of the Universe®, to die-hard collectors’ homes this year. “Having spent many years bringing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2012
logo_power-con_group.png After two successful years, the POWER-CON will return September 14th and 15th, 2013 to the Torrance Marriott South Bay, in Torrance, California. Not only will the convention still encompass the worlds of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, and the ThunderCats, but it will now be raising some shell by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2012
MOTUSheRaApp1.png          She-Ra® Joins Brother He-Man® As Playable Character In Popular Game for the iOS Due to popular demand, the beloved character of She-Ra® joins He-Man® in a new update to He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe™.  Not only is She-Ra® a playable character, but she adds her own unique feminine twist to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2012
thermometer_you_did_it.jpg Nice going MOTUC fans!   He-man is coming home: MOTUC Fans, You did it! In a last minute rush, you fans rallied the troops and saved Castle Grayskull®. Not only were enough pre-orders placed to hit the minimum production goal needed to go into production, you went all He-Man® vs. Skeletor® on it and CRUSHED it!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2012
MOTUCCastleGrayskullMockup2-500x669.jpg You’re going to have to pre-order one from MattyCollector.com to find out the exact answer to that question, but here’s a little sneak peek… Earlier today Toy Guru sent over this awesome updated picture showing just a small fraction of the display and play possibilities for this iconic playset. Today is the cut off to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2012
ScreenHunter_53-Nov.-12-10.11-500x466.jpg This is it – Day 0 We are in the final hours of the Castle Grayskull pre-order.  The meter has been updated with the sales from the weekend and we are still not quite there.   There’s no conspiracy from Mattel, no “it’s already sculpted”,  no “It’s going to go through anyway” and no “I’ll bet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2012
MOTUCCastleGrayskullPlans1-150x1501.jpg The rest of today, and tomorrow.  That’s IT!   We are in the home stretch.  We only have a little over 36 hours away form the close of pre-orders for Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull.  Mattel has to hit the goal by midnight on Monday Nov. 12th in order for the set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2012
The long-awaited, fan-demanded Granamyr The Wise of the Eternian Dragons of Darksmoke is about to land at MattyCollector.com! Coming 12/15, check out this video demo by our own Scott Neitlich (aka Toy Guru)  

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2012
thermometer_135.jpg There are only 3 days left to pre-order the MOTUC  Castle Grayskull.   Today on the countdown the Four Horsemen speak out about this epic playset they are chomping at the bit to sculpt for fans: PLEASE HELP BUILD CASTLE GRAYSKULL!! One of the main things we’ve dreamed of doing since we very first pitched the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2012
MOTUCCastleGrayskullPlans2-150x150.jpg Earlier this week Toy Guru wrote the following message on the MattyCollector.com message boards to help rally fans to get their MOTUC Castle Grayskull orders in before the deadline of Nov 13th.   If the orders placed by the end of the day on the 13th meet the minimum needed to move forward with the playset…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2012
Only 5 days left to order a MOTUC Castle Grayskull.   Pixel Dan and MOTUC Create-A- Character contest winner Daniel Benedict  show you just why your old Castle Grayskull just won’t cut it!   You can preorder your MOTUC Castle Grayskull here.

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2012
FunkoKookyRobin-150x150.jpg ~ 9″ KOOKYCRAFT ~ ~4″ BOXO ~ Papercraft As a purveyor of all things pop culture…We are always looking for FUN ways to ‘get down’ with your favorite characters! We are so excited to announce our new INTERACTIVE line of papercraft items! Take your favorite characters… Build the heck out of them! Display your glorious…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 30, 2012
MOTUCCastGSHalf.jpg Mattel just posted the update on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page – Castle Grayskull has officially reached the half-way mark on the pre-order meter: Castle Grayskull Thermometer Update: We’re officially over half way there. We’ve still got until November 12th – we can do this! You can get in on the pre-order here at MattyCollector.com.

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x1501.jpg 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. Mattel took a short break from ‘Ask Matty’ the week of October 15th…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2012
BootlegsoftheUniverse-500x185.jpg If you are a fan of Masters of the Universe, bootleg toys or just plain weird stuff then you should check out the “Bootlegs of the Universe” Facebook page.  This fun page is brought to you by the twisted minds of collectors, John Santagada (formerly of DC Direct and Mezco) and Hex Evo (KO-Messiah).  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2012
Chillingo and Mobile Developer GlitchSoft Transform Classic Brand into Cutting-Edge Game Play   El SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Honoring the 30th anniversary of He-Man® and the Masters of the Universe® franchise, Mattel and Chillingo, a leading independent games publisher along with mobile developer GlitchSoft, have launched an exciting new He-Man® game app. Available in the App…

 

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