Tag: Masters of the Universe

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2010
Mattel posted some of the details and their preliminary plans for their Cyber Monday sale they are planning for November on MattyCollector.com.  There will be a whopping 21 products that will be on sale that day.   There are quite a few items from past MattyCollector sales that will be available one last time.  Mattel was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2010
R6295_Grizzlor.jpg Mattel posted the following update for fans on MattyCollector.com about their November 2010 sale: Toy Fans, Back at SDCC, I promised you a whole lot of new stuff and November is when it really starts hitting big. I’ve got – count ‘em – five new offerings and every one is a first-ever! MOTUC Grizzlor® (Club…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 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.        Q1. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2010
Another MattyCollector sale this morning  has gone live and with it brings us another round of Q&A with Mattel!  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. Why are the latest DCUC waves including fewer women and villains? Wave 11:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2010
Tomorrow morning on MattyCollector.com the next round of Mattel exclusives goes on sale.   We showed you Gygor a few months back. The other two release tomorrow are Ghostbusters 6" Egon (unslimed) and Masters of the Universe Classics – Chief Carnivus.  Chief Carnivus is another 200X character, re-imagined in masterful MOTUC style by the Four Horsemen. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2010
Several weeks ago Mattel and Toy Guru made a statement about the MOTU 200X style not carrying through into the MOTUC line going forward.   It was said this was as a direct mandated from Mattel leadership.   As you might imagine this lead to a lot of questions from fans and collectors.   Today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
R6285_Carnivus.jpg September is here and with it brings us another round of Q&A with Mattel!  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.  Will the JLU Warlord figure come with any sort of accessory?  A sword? A1. Not in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2010
Mattel posted an update over on MattyCollector.com to help all of us keep track of what will be on sale through the end of the year.  They also announce the upcoming Cyber Monday sale.   Toy Fans, The whirlwind of insanity that is SDCC is over, and we’re finally settled down and getting back to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2010
We will have a button up soon for you to click and order the AFi/Spy Monkey Creations Exclusive Toast-Orr Accessory soon, but in the meantime, just click on the image to be taken to the order page.  That’s right!  Toast-Orr is available to order right now! What?   You don’t already know about Toast-Orr?  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Now that the dust has settled from another day of MattyCollector.com sales have settled, 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. A Lot of fans are still wondering what are you plans for the "naked" Cheetah from DCUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
We have a 2-fer today in the AFi archives.   Both are items on sale tomorrow on MattyCollector.com First we have the MOTUC Whiplash figure.  Whiplash, aka Torrant Krazut, is a bit different from most of the previous MOTUC offerings in that he has a lot of new, custom parts.   This isn’t just a matter of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2010
In case you were not able to attend SDCC 2010 here is the announcement of the AFi/ exclusive! AFi and our good friends at SpyMonkey Creations have come up with an exclusive accessory so DELICIOUS and so WONDERFUL that we think everyone that had a 2010 Club Eternia subscription will want one. We teased it,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Toy Company Moves Up List to Rank 5th Among Large Employers EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc., (NASDAQ:MAT) the world’s largest toymaker, today announced it has been named as one of 2010’s "Best Places to Work in Los Angeles," ranking 5th among large-sized companies. The complete list will appear in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Mattel posted the following club subscription extension news on their site today:   Toy Fans, You guys asked and we say YES! The Club Eternia™ and Club Ecto-1 subscription sale has been extended for one more week. They’re available until 8/11 at 4 p.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, so if you haven’t got yours yet, now’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
How Club Eternia™ Works Purchase a membership to Club Eternia™ for $20 and you’re guaranteed to receive all of the monthly Masters of the Universe® Classics figures released during the year. You’ll also receive a club-exclusive Preternia Disguise He-Man™ and an all-new bonus map poster of Etheria! Starting with Bow™ in January 2011, you are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2010
As part of our continuing Comic Con coverage, AFi’s own "Godfather of Comic Con" Mr. Mike "SDComics" Walker put together this great interview for us with the Mattel team on Preview Night of SDCC 2010.  Take it away Mike!   Scott Neitlich, known as Toy Guru to fans online, is the brand manager for DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2010
Here’s a video an AFi reader sent me a link to –  It’s from the Adult Swim SDCC 2010 panel, and has the guys from Robot Chicken talking about their toys from Mattel and Jazwares.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2010
Mattel’s “Mattypalooza” Panel- The Video Here is video of the full video from Mattel’s "Mattypalooza" today from Comic Con 2010. Here’s where the Mattel team covers some DC news, Ghostbusters, and Masters of the Universe. Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Here’s all the news from Mattel’s "Mattypalooza" panel as it breaks! New product will launch all year long on MattyCollector.com. Ghostbusters Club Ecto is available to sign up now.  Club Ecto & Club Eternia will ship together and will only be open for 2 weeks to sign up. Ghostbusters II 6"Box Set – will have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Find out Friday at the AFi Comic Con Panel! 6:30-7:30 Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic— This is your chance to get the inside scoop on action figure lines you love, straight from the people who make them! AFi has assembled a legendary panel of experts from every corner of the toy world. They’ll talk…

 

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