Tag: Masters of the Universe


by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2012
Power-Con/ThunderCon September 22-23, 2012 Power-Con / ThunderCon is the convention dedicated to all things He-Man, She-Ra, and ThunderCats! The convention returns September 22-23, 2012 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay in Torrance, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.thepower-con.com  


by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week on MattyCollector.com Mattel announced the details of their SDCC 2012 ‘Masters of the Universe’ Costume Contest: He-Fans & She-Ravers,If you’ve been to SDCC, then you know one of the best things about it is checking out everyone in their most outrageous cosplay. For fans attending in 2012, show up in a MOTU costume…


by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2012
Mattel and Classic Media have inked a raft of new consumer products deals for its iconic Masters of the Universe brand. New licensees powering up include DC Entertainment (comics, graphic novels), New Era Cap (headwear), Skinit (electronic skins and cases), Funko (bobbleheads, Pop! vinyl figures), Icon Heroes (miniature environments, desk accessories), PopFun (glassware, decorative refrigerator…


by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2012
Device skin and accessory company, Skinit, announces the availability of products Featuring Masters of the Universe® designs   (SAN DIEGO – April 19, 2012) Skinit, the pioneer creators of protective personalized solutions for consumer electronic devices, introduces skins and other upcoming accessories, such as iPhone 4/4S cases, licensed with Masters of the Universe® (MOTU) designs….


by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2012
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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…


by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2012
I just realized I has this saved as a draft and ever actually posted it last week- Last week Mattel updated MOTUC fans with carded images of the latest carded samples to come into their offices – Slush Head and The Mighty Spector.   The posted these to the official MattyCollector.com Facebook page.   Hey He-Fans!…


by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Toy collectors and fans of the 80s are in for a treat this weekend as the 2012 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel – 600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, Ontario this Sunday, April 1st. Featuring Canada’s largest dealer room of vendors selling 80s related merchandise, former WWF…


by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2012
I’m a little behind in my postings to the AFi Archive, and it’s been a whole since I have posted one I thought I’d start again with a SUPER FRESH entry.  I just got this guy in the mail yesterday afternoon! Today we have Mattel’s ‘Masters Of The Universe Classic’ Kobra Khan!  Not exactly one…


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2012
Is Funko teaming up with Mattel to make Masters of the Universe products?   Could be!  In the “post heard round the world,” this image on the official Funko Facebook page with the caption below along with their Wednesday post of  ” Today, I just feel like, “I have the POWER”!!!”  all but confirms the news….


by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
January 19, 2012
mattel.gif MOTU Fans, Hey gang, Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich here… A lot has gone down in the last 60 days or so and it being 2012 (the 30th anniversary of the brand!) I want to try and clear the air, squash some rumors and move forward together with all of our customers and fans for a…


by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2012
Matty_logo2-150x150.jpg Scott aka Toy Guru from Mattel sent out an update today via their message boards on MattyCollector.com about shipping schedule for the first half of the year figures for Masters of the Universe figures. Hey folks,There have been a few emails flying back and forth from customer service and shipping centers regarding everything from Demo-Man…


by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2011
Merry Christmas… From Skeletor! This was too good not to share.


by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: October 17th, 2011 Wave/Assortment:  October Club Eternia Subscription figure Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Jetpack with 2 detachable missiles and positional wings Arm-shield with 2 detachable rockets Alternate Head Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Originally called "FlipShot" that name is currently held by Nerf.  The name on the original…


by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
ToyGuru took to the interwebs once again to answer some fan questions about Comic Con, the recently announced exclusives and a MOTUC 30th Anniversary teaser.   This is what he posted today over on the MattyCollector.com message boards. With so much going on in term of announcements and movie toys I wanted to try and…


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
Just a quick sneak peak at the finished product on the Master of the Universe Classics Sy-Klone.   More on him very soon!  


by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
It seems only fitting that the February Club Eternia Masters of the Universe Classics figure is a mustachioed harp-playing archer with a heart on his chest.  Mattel and the Horsemen have done a great job updating this ‘Princess of Power ‘character that might otherwise be a tough sell to some of the modern collectors.  Bow…


by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2011
THQ to Bring Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Fisher-Price® and more to consoles. THQ will open the vast toy chest of Mattel, to develop and publish video games under a new, multi-year alliance that both companies announced today.   Extending deep into Mattel’s broad portfolio of popular brands, the agreement with Mattel builds on THQ’s strength in…


by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 There have been a few moving pieces over at MattyCollector.com with some sale items moving around in order to meet holiday season shipping, so today on Matty’s facebook page they posted the following clarification of sale dates and items for fans: *11/15 Grizzlor, Grayskull, Weapons Pak, Parademon 2-pk, Venkman w/proton stream *11/29-12/5 Cyber Monday Sale…


by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2010
October is here and with it brings us another round of Q&A with Mattel! Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  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.     Each website…


by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2010
Just because Mattel isn’t attending  NYCC that doesn’t mean they don’t have a TON of new news just posted on MattyCollector.com! It’s a virtual con reveal! And what a reveal it is!  Some of it we saw in the Mattel slideshow at SDCC, but we also get a look at Green Lantern Classics wave 2! …