Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
MattySDCC16GhostBustersBox1 Mattel let USA Today reveal the set of Ghostbusters mini figures earlier in the week, but now MattyCollector.com has posted more details about the set as well as new pictures of the outer packaging,   Ghostbusters™ Lights & Sounds Multi-Pack – $24.99 Ghostbusters™ is back with an all new, paranormal team and spooky cool ghosts!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
MattySDCC16SheRa1 Mattel has started their 2016 San Diego Comic-Con reveals.   They are doing the initial reveals on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page and then revealing further information and images over on the official MattyCollector.com website.  Over the weekend the posted a lot of new images for their newly revealed She-Ra high end doll. He-Man and the Masters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2016
MattelSDCC16WonderWoman1 Yesterday MattyCollector.com announced they would start revealing their 2016 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives today and would reveal one item each day.   Today they revealed eight items at once originally to USAToday and then later sending out the press release below. What will happen tomorrow?  Will we get one reveal?  More?  Who knows! BARBIE® AMAZON…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2016
MattySDCC16Tease3 Matty just updated their Facebook page with an update on their SDCC exclusive reveals:   Our 2016 SDCC Exclusive Reveal starts tomorrow!! Every day, one exclusive reveal. Which one will be your favourite? As a reminder here are the licenses/lines that will have exclusives this year:

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2016
MattySDCC16Tease3 As many of you know last Wednesday Mattycollector.com and Mattel posted a graphic across their social media platforms with the logos of the different lines and licenses that would be included in their 2016 Comic Con exclusive line-up along with the promise that the exclusives would start to be revealed last Friday.   Friday came…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2016
Masters of the Universe was unleashed upon American audiences in the early-80’s… but what if this had occurred in Japan instead?! Gargamel and Super7 answer this with the 5″ tall Beastman soft vinyl figure! For this Power-Con exclusive, Beastman comes in prototype unpainted light green vinyl and armed with his imposing whip. The Prototype Green…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2016
MattySDCC16Tease3 Mattel has expanded their SDCC 2016 exclusive teases beyond the She-Ra doll and today posted the logos of the different lines that will make up their 2016 SDCC exclusives.  Judging by the logos below there will be at least 15 items for sale from Matty and across Mattel. We should know more about the individual…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2016
MattyMOTUCSDCC16SheRaTease2 I thought after yesterday’s tease that today would be the big reveal, but MattyCollector is drawing out the suspense a bit more on their first SDCC 2016 exclusive reveal.  Here are some teases of the 2nd outfit that will come with the alleged high end She-Ra collector’s doll. Will we see the full reveal tomorrow? …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2016
MattyMOTUCSDCC16SheRaTease1 Yesterday MattyCollector.com posted a teaser of the first San Diego Comic Con exclusive.   The speculation is that it is for a 12″ Barbie or Monster High version of the Princess of Power herself – She-Ra.   They also state they will be revealing more of this figure later today.   Are you ready for the Most…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2016
MOTUCSnakeMountainSDCC15pic1 There have been a lot of rumors swirling around online this month about the future of Masters of the Universe Classics, Thundercats and the future of MattyCollector.com in 2017.   There hasn’t been any communication from Andrew Sparks, who took over MattyCollector.com when Kim, aka Skeletor’s Love Child left Mattel since his appearance at Toy fair…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2016
GhostbustersSonyDisplay2016 Back in February at Toy Fair 2016 we got a look at some of the collector line for the 2016 Ghostbusters film during the collectors preview night (you can see images of that here in our gallery) and we got to see some of the kids line products at the regular Mattel show room (pictures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2016
HWCapAmCWCapAm1 Leading up to the eagerly anticipated release of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, Hot Wheels® has unleashed a must-have collection featuring some of the most iconic super heroes in pop culture like Captain America™, Iron Man™, the Black Widow™ and more.   From cars to moto launchers, this line captures the details and spirit of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2016
MatBvSMultiCardMystery1 Welcome back to AFi’s 11th anniversary “Scoop Week” part 2.   It was my intention to post this reveal last week with the others, butas usually happens life gets in the way (as some of you know I have a newborn) and you have to move something around.  I didn’t get half of the stuff I…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2016
carrierobin Welcome back to AFi’s 11th Aniversary Scoop Week.    For our first reveal of the day we have a new 6″ DC Multiverse action figure from Mattel.  The new figure is Carrie Kelly Robin from the original Frank Miller miniseries Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. This figure was rumored back in January when someone found a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2016
He-Man and Skeletor are coming at you large and in charge as 12″ Action Figures from Super 7! These limited edition releases are cast in unpainted mixed-color injected plastic parts to recreate the process of the first test shot figures created by the factory. Both He-Man and Skeletor come packaged on a blister card matching the classic Masters of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2016
TargetCivilWar1 Once Easter was over Target didn’t waste any time switching over their main aisle action figure endcap to reflect the upcoming Marvel release Captain America: Civil War. They have a massive motorized spinning poster with Captain America on one side and Iron Man on the other side mounted over the 3-way endcap. The endcap features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2016
DCSHGEllenBanner1 In Thursday’s episode, ELLEN and her audience got their capes on for a special DC Super Hero Girls call-out and giveaway. Everyone in the ELLEN audience took home an exclusive DC Super Hero Girls gift bag – filled with DC Super Hero Girls product – from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Entertainment, Mattel and Random House….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2016
MattyCollectorLogo2016 Back in the day the team at MattyCollector.com used to do a monthly “Ask Matty” Q&A with a variety of collector sites, including AFi.  This month the new Matty team has relaunched “Ask Matty” over on the MattyCollector Facebook page.   Here are the first round of questions and answers that they have posted: Question…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2016
jonathan-adler-fisher-price-creative-director-2-HR NEW YORK, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —  Today, Fisher-Price, a leader in early childhood development and one of Mattel, Inc.’s leading brands, announced the appointment of renowned potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler as Creative Director. This appointment furthers the brand’s business strategy to elevate its appeal with millennial parents through unique collaborations. “Fisher-Price is an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2016
First-of-Its-Kind State Capital Name Change Promotes “Wild” Side of Alaska UNO, Alaska, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The city and borough of Juneau, Alaska and Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the first-ever state capital naming-rights agreement that will officially change the name of Alaska’s capital city to UNO. The deal goes into effect today with the…

 

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