Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
DCUCSPRiddlerChip1   As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2014
ScreenHunter_432 Oct. 11 16.04 And here are the final reveals for Mattel’s 2014 New York Comic Con digital celebration! Get a sneak peek at the figures we’ll release in April, May, and June 2015, plus the Q2 “beast/oversized” figure.   April 2015 – POP- Angella May 2015 – Blast Attack June 2015 – SSSqueeze Q2 Quarterly figure – Multi-Bot

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
MOTUMinis2015pic1 The Four Horsemen-sculpted 2014 MOTU Minis are wrapping up, but get ready for our 2015 Club MOTU Minis, featuring an exclusive mini Snake Mountain! Details on the subscription to come at MattyCollector.com. 

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
MOTUC2015Q1figures Here’s the SECOND video in 2 days from Mattel about new MOTUC product.  This one covers early 2015: The end of the Classics line begins in January 2015! Here’s a close-up look at some of the figures (and accessories) we’ll release: Lizard Man, Ninja Warrior, fans’ choice Huntara, Oo-Larr, and “versus” two-pack 200X Snake Armor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
Hot_wheels_logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ready, Set Go! Today, Hot Wheels® unveils Nitro Warriors: Dare to Connect, an all-new stop-motion video in partnership with award-winning Vanguard Pictures, exploring the thrilling world of Hot Wheels® bringing tracks and stunts to life like never before! From a roaring stadium packed with car spectators to an endless canyon of orange tracks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2014
Here’s your first official look at the latest samples from the 2014 MOTUC line coming out in Club Eternia and Club Etheria. Characters include Tung Lashor , Mermista. New Adventures She-Ra, Spinnerella, and Gwildor.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2014
DCUCSPTrinity1 Here’s your close-up look at the vintage-style DC Super Powers Collection sculpted by the Four Horsemen with build-a-figure pieces to create Kalibak. Also check out Doomsday, the final figure in Signature Series line in special 360 degree view packaging and the Batman 1966-style cowl – perfect for cosplay or display.

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
MOTUCIGSkelChip1 Sometimes you’ve just gotta branch out. One planet isn’t enough for this greedy guy… he wants a much bigger piece of the cosmic pie. Representing his healed techno virus body, this figure comes with a removable helmet, cosmic Havoc Staff, and an all-new “battle damage” head for Faker®. Skeletor, the Intergalactic Overlord of Evil™  is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
PoolnMariBarbie3 I was sent this press release today by Mr. Zed himself.   In doing some research before posting his thoughts I see that he is not the only one offended by the art show.  Pool and Marianela also seem to have drawn the attention of many Catholics in Latin America.   I needed some images to run…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
Hasbro-Logo2 PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced a new strategic merchandising relationship with Disney Consumer Products for the globally popular Disney Princess and Frozen properties. The agreement gives Hasbro global rights (excluding Japan) to develop dolls based on Disney Princess stories and characters including Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
MOTUCGiantsEmail Today, Thursday 9/25 is the last day you can sign up for the MOTU Giants 2014 subscription.  You can choose from having them shipped monthly, or to save on shipping you have have all 4 of the 2014 figures shipped at once at the end of the year.  Plus, if you sub you save $5…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2014
A new video this week from Scott at Mattel.   In it Scott gives us a hint as to if the MOTU Giants do well who might be included in a second wave…   Get a close-up look at the 2014 MOTU Giants: He-Man, Skeletor, Stratos & Beast Man. They’re faithful recreations of the vintage MOTU…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2014
For all of you folks that have been asking for more toy talk on the podcast, then this is the episode for you! We talk a little bit of music, a little bit of catch up and then we dive deep in our plastic lives and talk toys. I don’t think we talk about a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2014
MOTUGiantHeManSDCC4 Today we take a quick look at the new MOTUC GIANTS He-Man from Mattel. This is the first in Mattel’s new jumbo line of vintage Masters of the Universe figures. Faithful recreations of the vintage MOTU figures in 12” scale! Each figure has a twist waist power punch, “rubber band” legs, and vintage-style accessories. They…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2014
DCSCSuperboy4Face2 As we learned last year in my interview interview with Scott Neitlich, the Connor Kent Superboy figure was actually sculpted a few years back and was originally scheduled to be part of DCUC Wave 13.  He was going to be a 50/50 split with the ‘Reign of the Supermen” 90′s Superboy that we got in wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 5, 2014
Mattel posted a small update yesterday on the upcoming DCSC Doomsday Unbound figure, with a new press photo of the figure with the torn cape: It’s the toy we never thought we could make, but it’s happening! In a final farewell to the DCU Signature Series and the Four Horsemen, Doomsday arrives… bigger, badder, and totally “Unleashed!”   He was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2014
Today over on the MattyCollector.com news page Mattel announced the following new contest: He-Man: The Photography War – Comic Cover Contest He-Man fans, this is the chance of a lifetime to contribute to the history of the brand and get the attention of the world for your amazing creative and photography skills.  Mattel is hosting…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2014
MOTUCMiniLastWeekAd1 Click to order today! http://ow.ly/B44bw These mighty Minis figures are about 2” tall, feature head, shoulder, and waist articulation, and each comes with their own accessories. Each 2-pack pits one hero against one villain, and includes a piece needed to build the Collect and Connect Minis Castle Grayskull. — at www.mattycollector.com.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 3, 2014
mattel-logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Building on its longstanding support of Special Olympics, Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it has been named an Official Partner of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles (LA2015). Mattel has committed volunteer and financial support to the 2015 World Games, which are dedicated to creating a better…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2014
While we first saw many of these figures last month at SDCC, this past week the figures showed up on Amazon.com.   This gives us our first look at the press photos for the 3.75″ Mattel DC Multiverse figures based on the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight video game.   Some of these are still available…

 

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