Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2008
The team at AFI has put together some amazing panels for Comic Con this year, chocked full of stuff you’ve never seen ANYWHERE before.   I don’t think I’m over selling these when I say these are going to blow your doors off! First, on Friday is the Action Figure Insider: Behind the Plastic: The Golden…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2008
  RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jul 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today in Federal Court, a 10-person jury has rendered a unanimous decision that the majority of Bratz design drawings, prototypes and sculpts were created by doll designer Carter Bryant while he was employed by Mattel. The jury has also determined that MGA and its CEO, Isaac…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 16, 2008
Cool Comic Con 08 exclusives continue to be revealed.   This time, it is the Mattel Hot Wheel’s 1966 Batman 3-pack of vehicles.  This set will be sold at the Hot Wheels booth at Comic Con will be $30 and comes with The Batmobile, Batcycle and Batgirl’s Batcycle!        This has some great…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2008
Yesterday’s announcement from Mattel on their upcoming collector’s website was a bombshell of joy for most collectors, but now the questions arise on how it will work and what does it mean to all of us rabid collectors?  I know I had quite a few questions and I was seeing more on our message boards,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
Hey toy fans of all ages, Well it is that time again. Mattel is gearing up for our really big show down in San Diego at the annual Comic Con July 23-27th 2008. We’ll be there in full force with the largest booth presence we’ve ever had to meet and greet toy fans of all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2008
IH1GuyFace.jpg Manufacturer:Mattel Release Date: Summer 2008 Wave/Assortment: Wave 1 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: None Scale: Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team        

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2008
As we enter the home stretch toward SDCC 08 our pal Toy Guru from Mattel updates us on the answers to our  burning questions that AFI readers have posted in our forums:  Q1A: I would like to know if there are any plans for alternate masks for the joker goons in the Dark Knight Movie…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 29, 2008
AFI is pleased to unveil our first (but by no means last) Custom Action Figure Jam: The DCUC Custom Showcase! Shepherded by longtime AFI stalwart Ryan "The Superfly" Prast and ably assisted by Peter "Vader" Go, this debut gallery uses the Mattel DCUC line as a base for all sorts of crazy custom figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2008
Ok, this is what you’ve been waiting for.  Prototype pictures are one thing, packaged shots are closer, but what about the finished product, out of the box? In the midst of work and the midnight Wall-e screening I went to last night, I managed to snap some loose shots of the figure from the first…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 27, 2008
In a nice surprise, the final Infinite Heroes figures and packaging by Mattel are here for your viewing enjoyment!  The production figures do look a bit nicer than the prototypes, and the selection is really, really crazy insane in terms of how deep they are going into the character selection right off the bat. Also…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 16, 2008
Mattel just shot over an exclusive first look at the packaging for the relaunching JLU line that will be hitting Target stores later this year.   I love that they are now labled "Fan Collection"  ’nuff said. Thanks, Mattel! Shown is an example of the single carded figure and the 3-packs. Click on thumbnails for bigger images. 

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 5, 2008
Mattel sends us some pics today of their upcoming DC Infinite Heroes line of 3 3/4" action figures. These should be hitting stores soon this summer. Shown are the Commissioner Gordon and Swat Team 3-Pack, and the singles Shazam, Black Hand, Adam Strange, Black Adam, the Flash, Reverse Flash, Weather Wizard, Mirror Master, Hush, Captain…

 

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