Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2017
I’m sure many of you were as surprised as I was to get an email from the defunct MattyCollector.com address.   It looks like Mattel has integrated that email list to be able to get the word out about the upcoming announcement of their 2017 SDCC exclusives. In the image sent out below they show a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today unveiled its strategic growth plan during the company’s Investor Day event in New York City. Chief Executive Officer Margo Georgiadis and members of the management team presented the strategic plan, a roadmap for achieving growth, as well as the company’s medium-term financial framework. At…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2017
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS LAUNCHES IMMERSIVE PLATFORM TO PROVIDE FANS AROUND THE WORLD EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO HIGHLY ANTICIPATED JUSTICE LEAGUE FILM WITH “JOIN THE LEAGUE” GLOBAL INITIATIVE   #JoinTheLeague to Debut Exclusive Content, Sneak Previews of Film-Inspired Products, Sweepstakes, Cast Interviews and More Burbank, CA – June 8, 2017 – In a first-time global consumer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2017
The pre-order for the new Collector’s Choice and Club Grayskull assortments of figures is ending soon on Friday, June 2nd. Each assortment contains 4 new deluxe 7-inch MOTU Classic figures sculpted by the Four Horsemen! The figures will come packaged in a brand new blister package featuring new artwork inspired by the iconic vintage Masters of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2017
The 3D Liquid Art set Will Be Manufactured by Mattel, and is Now Available Exclusively at Toy“R”Us® EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 19, 2017 – After eight weeks of viewing over 35 toy inventions the kid judges have spoken, and Artsplash™ (formerly known as Liquid Art) prevailed as the first-ever winner of ABC’s “The Toy Box.”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2017
This Week we are shouting out to all customers as we nearly hit 14,000 orders in such a short time. we will run a promo once this milestone is reached. THANK-YOU !!!! NEW PRE ORDER  LISTINGS  –  !!!!!!! Figma – Deadpool DX Ver https://www.premiumcollectables.com.au/products/figma-deadpool-dx-ver Star Wars Black Series 40th Anniversary 6″ Wave 2 https://www.premiumcollectables.com.au/products/star-wars-black-series-40th-anniversary-6-inch-figure-wave-2  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2017
Wonder Woman is here to save the day! As excitement builds for next month’s theatrical release of Wonder Woman, Fisher-Price has unveiled new toy collaborations for one of its most popular brands Imaginext® to help little fans soar into action.   Created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, Imaginext®…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2017
Los Angeles, CA. (May 7, 2017)  – Fresh Monkey Fiction is proud to announce another Kickstarter campaign for their retro-inspired action figure line Amazing Heroes. “Thanks to over 300 devoted backers, we funded Amazing Heroes Wave 1 on Kickstarter back in late 2015,” Bill Murphy of Fresh Monkey Fiction says. “We’re super excited to see…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2017
–Original Live-Action “Z” Special, An American Girl Story: Summer Camp Friends for Life, Premieres June 9 on Amazon Prime Video–   MIDDLETON, Wis., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –– Lights, camera, action! Today, American Girl brings its popular stop-motion vlogger character, Z Yang, to life for millions of fans who have come to know and love her…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2017
Dedicated to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, and She-Ra: Princess of Power, the Power-Con fan convention takes place September 9th & 10th in Torrance, California (southwest LA). Ticket prices are: Saturday, September 9th: $25 Sunday, September 10th: $25 Weekend (September 9th & 10th): $40 (online only) Power-Con is offering two different MOTUC 3-Packs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2017
It’s morphin time! Just in time for this month’s theatrical release of the new live-action Power Rangers film, Fisher-Price has unveiled new toy collaborations with two of its most popular brands Imaginext® and Thomas & Friends to help little fans morph into action.   Created in partnership with Saban, Imaginext® – the team behind New York Toy Fair’s breakout hit, BatBot Xtreme –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2017
We have mentioned the launch of the highly anticipated book “The Toys That Time Forgot” that is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter all about unmade toys and toy lines.  The Kickstarter campaign is cooking along, but it’s not a sure thing yet. With only 10 days to go the book is currently 78% funded. That’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2017
Mattel continues to innovate with an expensive but really impressive remote controlled Batmobile from the upcoming Justice League movie. Here we see one of the designers of the piece showing off the features at the Mattel Showroom at NY Toy Fair 2017.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2017
At New York Toy Fair this weekend, Fisher-Price’s Imaginext® brand will unleash what could arguably be the coolest Batman product of the year – the Imaginext® DC Super Friends™ BatBot Xtreme! Inspired by a cult favorite storyline from recent DC Comics, the BatBot Xtreme is sure to be the talk of Toy Fair and a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), the leading global childhood play and development company, today announced a new strategic partnership with Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company. Leveraging Mattel’s iconic brands and expertise in play as well as Alibaba’s wealth of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2017
Following up their very successful Zombie themed figures, the theme of Mattel’s next line of mash-ups is MUTANTS!  This new wave of 6 figures is hitting stores now. The line-up includes:  Sting, Brock Lesnar, Finn Balor, Bray Wyatt, Stardust and John Cena.     Here’s a look at the cardback:

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2016
After offering toy fans 8 years of  over 300 original, unique products sold, TODAY is the last day of MattyCollector.com.  It was announced to fans back in July at San Diego Comic Con that MattyCollector.com would be scuttled at the end of the year.  Today 12/31/16 is the last day of MattyCollector.com. Over the past…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2016
The lineups for 2016 are now complete! December brings wise warrior Panthro™, cruel crustacean Clawful®, and Roton™, the circular assault center on the move. Plus, check out our huge Vault Blowout Sale! The year is over, but the struggle between good and evil rages on. You can stand with the fearless fighter Panthro™, a prodigious…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 28, 2016
WAAAAY back in June of 2015 we showed you images of some newly revealed DC Comics Fisher-Price Imaginext figures.   All of the figures were posted on the official Imaginext website and almost all of those figures that were reveled were released over the next year… with 3 exceptions: Firestorm and the Sinestro/Cheetah 2-pack.   Those figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2016
Earlier today the Toy Industry Association announced the nominees for all 14 categories the 2017 Toy Of The Year Awards.   This year is the FIRST year they have included an Action Figure of the Year category and we here at AFi have the honor of helping them with the reveal announcement of that new category.   …

 

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