Tag: Masters of the Universe

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
 Today in the AFi archives we have a Cinderella story.   The little monkey that could.     Back in the 1980’s when Mattel was producing the original Masters of the Universe toy line they were re-purposing animal figures from their ‘Big Jim’ line.  The tiger became Battle Cat, the eagle became Zoar and SCREEEECH.  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
Today we have a 2-fer for the archives.   Mattel has sent us a review copy of the regular Masters of the Universe Classics Orko with Prince Adam accessory.  Even though they come packaged together there’s enough great stuff with each figure to warrant their own separate entries into the archive. This MOTUC action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 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. I understand that Filmation is still off the table for MOTUC but what about characters featured on the Monogram model kit boxes or foreign MOTU comics? Could Meteorbs be done as regular…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
Yesterday Mattel announced some details on the upcoming 2011 Club Eternia subscription plan.  They also surprised everyone by announcing the "Ecto-1 Subscription Plan" for their Ghostbusters line.    Toy Fans, I’ve got good news and I’ve got better news. First, the good news. Mark your calendars for July 21st at 4 p.m. when subscriptions to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
  More soon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
The 2010 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be July 18th, 2010 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario. The show features dealers selling Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Wrestling, Masters of the Universe Classics and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2010
Mattel posted this flier tonight to their Facebook page-   Fans attending the 2010 SDCC "Mattypalooza" panel will decide what color She-Ra’s steed Swiftwind will be released.    

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 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.  From the time that a superstar debuts on WWE television, what would be the absolute soonest that Mattel would be able to produce a figure of him, assuming no new parts (besides…

 

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