Tag: Mattel

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2016
SHERA_C_BG1 For the Honor of Grayskull!  Product Pre-Order Launches April 4 LOS ANGELES, Wednesday March 29 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) — At long last, PCS Collectibles is proud to reveal the character most requested for their 1:4 Scale Filmation Masters of the Universe line, She-Ra: Princess of Power! “Today we see collectibles based on female action heroes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2016
MatTCatsLionOBoxFt Yesterday Mattycollector reveled to fans the new packaging for the Lion-O figure in their upcoming Thundercats Club Third Earth action figure line.  This slick new package was designed by Mattel package designer Jason Langston.   Feast your eyes on this first ever look at our 2016 Thundercats subscription Lion-O packaging! Not a subscriber and like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2016
Mystery Mini: Barbie Our Barbie Mystery Minis set pays homage to her many styles! Each box contains an iconic outfit from different decades and professions! Which Barbie will you get?!   Coming in June!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2016
BarbieTheIcon2 Hindus are urging Rome and Paris museums not to display iconic Barbie doll as goddess Kali in their Barbie exhibitions, calling it highly inappropriate.   “Barbie The Icon” exhibition at Museo delle Culture in Milan, which reportedly carried an Argentinean artists’ created Barbie portrayed as goddess Kali with a dagger and plate carrying a severed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2016
MOTUCFilmationHeMan1 Friday on the official MattyCollector Facebook page Mattel announced a new Masters of the Universe give away that will run every Friday in March:   He-Man fans & Matty Collectors! We’ve heard you, and we want to give you one (okay, 5) last chances to get our most powerful figure in the universe! Every Friday…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2016
MOTUCVultakTF1 Today on the Matty Message boards Mattel updated fans on the March sale and shipping:   Matty Collector’s March sale will soon be open, and you won’t want to miss it! Keep your eyes open for our Masters of the Universe Goat Man, Peekablue, Point Dread & Talon Fighter, and our main figure, Vultak, which…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2016
DCSuperHeroGirlsLogo1 SUPER HERO HIGH PREMIERES SATURDAY, MARCH 19 ON BOOMERANG   THE ALL-NEW ANIMATED SPECIAL IS FROM WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS, DC ENTERTAINMENT, WARNER BROS. ANIMATION AND MATTEL   Tune into Boomerang on Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. for an action-packed hour with Super Hero High, a special featuring the stellar lineup of female Super Heroes from DC Super Hero Girls, the new comic universe from Warner Bros. Consumer Products,…

 

by Jim Abell
February 29, 2016
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