Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2016
They didn’t have cat videos in 1985, but they had something even better… ThunderCats™! The fierce felines of Thundera traveled through space to find a new home and they’ve landed right here in Club Third Earth! Laser cats? We prefer ThunderCats! The brave Lion-O arrives in 2016 with a few friends and foes, and we’ve…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2016
JasonLangston1 The news of a death in the family never comes easy.   Some of you may not know the name Jason Langston, but if you are a toy collector or a reader of Action Figure Insider then you do know his work.  Jason does packaging design work for Mattel.  Over the years he has worked on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2016
MattelNewGhostbustersReveal1 Tonight, on Twitter, director Paul Feig posted and revealed an image of the action figure prototypes from Mattel of the new Ghostbusters cast from the upcoming feature film.   Our Mattel 6″ prototypes. #TheresGhostbusters   The film is set to be released this summer.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2015
MattelTent14pic1 It’s that time of year again! Once a year, at Mattel’s  headquarters in El Segundo, they hold their annual holiday tent sale.  This sale typically runs from Halloween until just before Christmas.  The tent is set up in a parking lot around the corner from their main building, close to their other retail store.   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2015
MOTUC200xPravhusLoose As 2015 draws to a close so to are we coming to the end of the Master of the Universe Classics “Club 200x” Sub-line.  The MattelCollector.com December 2015 monthly figure is the evil Prahvus, Evil Master of Doom. Even though Prahvus uses the standard buck body and many familiar parts, it’s the new parts and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2015
This week MattyCollector.com updated their news page to let fans know what would be coming for their monthly sale for December:   December brings freezing temps but we assert the right to bare arms! Oh wait, make that the right to bear arms, as in two weapons packs and a place to store ‘em. Plus…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2015
ChildrensHospitalLogo (WASHINGTON, DC) –– In an effort to bring more joy and play to thousands of hospitalized children and their families this holiday season, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), its subsidiary American Girl, along with Seventh Avenue and Swiss Colony of Colony Brands, Inc. are donating over $3.5 million in toys, dolls and holiday-themed gifts to children’s hospital…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2015
MIDDLETON, Wis., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to bring more joy and friendship to thousands of girls and their families in need this holiday season, American Girl, a premium brand for girls and subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), is launching several new charitable programs as part of its “Together We Make the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2015
American Girl logo (PRNewsFoto/American Girl) -Innovative Programs Reflect the Creativity, Interests, and Diversity of Girls Today- MIDDLETON, Wis., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — American Girl, a premium brand for girls and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), presents four new, digital content platforms to connect, inspire, and champion girls across the globe. The original programs—Z. crew, AG Life, Short Form…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2015
MOTUC20EvilSeed1 Great news for MOTUC fans!   It was announced just moments ago on the MattyCollector.com Facebook Page that the Masters of the Universe Classics 2.0 Subscription funded and will be released!   The update was brief, but positive: Classics 2.0 is happening! We’re stoked to produce these awesome figures. Thanks to all the fans for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2015
MOTUC20End1 This is it! Jut a handful of precious hours remain for you to get these figures in your collection.  New version of “A-list” characters, done in the Filmation animation style by the Four Horsemen, for a new LOWER price!   This is your last chance to subscribe and be guaranteed all the figures INCLUDING the subscriber…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2015
motuc_castlegrayskull1_Throne We got a tip today from a credible source informing us that Kim M, the interim brand manager for Masters of the Universe Classics, aka “Skeletor’s Love Child” is no longer with Mattel.   Kim, who took over as interim brand manager when Scott Neitlich resigned, has left her role on MOTUC and Mattel almost a year to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2015
Posted today “From the Desk of Skeletor’s Love Child”   This is going to be a long one so before you settle in make sure you have your beverage of choice and some snacks handy. King Hssss As of right now he will not be available until January 2016. For the reasons why please see…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2015
ScreenHunter_137 Oct. 21 17.43 Join Geoffrey and his toy pals as they take a look at the Great Big Toys“R”Us Book of Awesome, starring Barbie and Ken, Leonardo and Michelangelo, Shopkins, Skylanders, and more! It’s the perfect place to start building your ultimate Wish List! The catalog is coming in just 10 days so keep an eye on your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2015
DC_Super_Hero_GIrls205 During a packed panel earlier today, New York Comic Con attendees received the first in-depth look at DC Super Hero Girls, the new Super Hero universe created for girls featuring iconic DC Comics female characters including Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and Harley Quinn. NYCC fans even joined in on the fun by putting their own…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2015
DCMDKRBatman Today at New York Comic Con, Mattel debuted three new 6″ action figures as part of their DC Multiverse Re-Launch.  These 3 figures are from Frank Miller’s innovative Batman: The Dark Knight Returns series from the 1980s.    The wave will be exclusive to Walmart and will feature Batman (repainted version of the Batman Classics…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2015
On Friday Mattel announced the details of their 2016 MOTUC 2.0 Filmation subscription:   These are the figures that’ll take you right back to Saturday morning, sitting in your PJs, bowl of cereal in hand, face ten inches from the TV. Get ready for Classics 2.0! This is the subscription that’ll give you all the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2015
darkhorse_minicomic_collection_cover We have the great pleasure to debut some new teaser pages from the highly anticipated He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection hardcover book by Dark Horse.  This book, first announced over the summer at SDCC collect and reprint the beloved classic MOTU mini-comics as well as some never before seen materials. The toy juggernaut…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2015
DCSuperHeroGirlsLogo1 WARNER BROS. & DC ENTERTAINMENT TEAM-UP WITH MATTEL TO CREATE AN ENTERTAINMENT WORLD THAT INSPIRES GIRLS TO BE THEIR OWN HERO  DCSuperHeroGirls.com Launches First Animated Short “Welcome to Super Hero High” Mattel’s New DC Super Hero Girls Action Dolls and Action Figures Take Center Stage at New York Comic Con October 8-11  Burbank, Calif. (October 1,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2015
  By popular demand, the Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures return to the ring to fight for the fate of Eternia! If you missed out on the initial release of the M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E. figures, now is your second chance! The Super7 booth at NYCC will have Masters of the Universe Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere! The…

 

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