Tag: Mattel

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2015
Moms Across The World Differ Significantly on When They Feel Their Child’s Development Truly Begins, However Universally Agree What’s Most Important for Development is Love NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Happy, kind, honest, respectful and polite. Surprising to some, those are the most important qualities today’s moms want their children to achieve in life….

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2015
Company adds proven leaders across brand strategy, content creation, entertainment, finance, media and talent development EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the appointment of four executives to key senior roles enhancing the company’s leadership expertise as it implements its plan to deliver improved performance: Richard Gros, Chief Human…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2015
Star Wars R2-D2 Interactive Robotic Droid The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Names a Clever Little Parakeet, the Biggest Tiny Toy Boutique, a Rockin’ Return and an Intergalactic Favorite – Among Others – to Its Annual Gift List WAYNE, NJ (September 9, 2015) – Jingle bells are ringing in the distance, which can only mean one thing – the holiday shopping season…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2015
EVILLYN_B_BG Pop Culture Shock Presents Evil Lyn 1:4th Scale Statue Product Pre-order Launches Sept 14th “We know who the real evil is in Eternia…” LOS ANGELES, Sept 4th 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE)—  To call her a henchwoman would be an insult, as Evil Lyn is way more intelligent than even Skeletor himself! Now, this cunning and cold beauty come…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2015
This week Mattel announced an upcoming, special Masters of the Universe Classics sale for MattyCollector.com that will feature figures from their Princess of Power sub-line.   See below for all the details:   Snag some must-have figures from our Princess of Power® Anniversary Sale including a few fearless fighters, some wicked warrior women, and an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2015
ToyMastersPoster The gang that has done the Toy Masters: How He-Man & Mattel Conquered the Universe documentary have released a preview reel that features many of the interviews about the 1985 MOTU feature film.   They have released that 11 minute clip on YouTube and it’s a fascinating look at all of the challenges that the production faced:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2015
–Top-Requested 1950s Doll Connects Girls, Moms, and Grandmas– MIDDLETON, Wis., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, girls will be transported back to the fabulous 1950s when they meet American Girl’s newest BeForever™ character—Maryellen Larkin—an energetic and optimistic girl who follows her heart instead of the crowd. Depicting an era that gave rise to tremendous growth and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
LexLuthorJumboPoster Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant ltd. early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Catwoman jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.  Then we go SMALL for some Secret Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2015
MicroBobbles270x270 This week Gentle Giant solicits the new Marvel Secret Wars Micro Bobble series 1.   We first broke the news of these last month as part of our SDCC coverage.  Now we have more details on wave one and where they will be available.  Check out the details below, and check out our Gentle Giant Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
Kim aka Skeletor’s Love Child just posted this Mattel Thundercats update over on the official MattyCollector.com message boards.  It looks like they found a way to make a good thing even BETTER! Good day Thunderians! Remember the Lion-O we showed at Comic Con this year? We loved him and you loved him too, but after…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
pc2016Exclusives1 The details of ticket pre-sales and exclusive sales for Power-Con 2016 have been posted and the launch is THIS WEEKEND!   Make sure you mark your calendar to get your tickets so you don’t miss out on the triumphant return of Power-Con!! See below for all the details: Are you ready for the power to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2015
MOTUC16MostWanted1 Mattel posted today that the MOTUC line for 2016 fully funded by the deadline.  MOTUC lives to fight another year with their shortened “Collector’s Choice” series of figures.  Congrats to all the fans who rallied and made this happen!     posted August 12, 2015 08:30 AM And now you shall receive them. The sub…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2015
G1988SMattelShow1 THIS FRIDAY NIGHT! MATTEL x G1988 an art tribute to 70 years of toys curated by Dave PerilloG1988 (West) 7-10 PM JOIN US THIS FRIDAY NIGHT at G1988 (West), from 7-10 PM, as we team up with Mattel and celebrate their history as one of the greatest toymakers of all-time. The exhibit, curated by artist Dave Perillo,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2015
— Girls Invited to Audition to Play Popular American Girl Characters in New Short Films — — Winning Girls to Receive $10,000 in Prize Money — MIDDLETON, Wis., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — American Girl is enlisting the help of girls and the creative crowdsourcing platform Tongal to bring its inspiring BeForever historical characters to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2015
ScreenHunter_27 Aug. 01 15.34 Now that the Minions offering is over McDonald’s has moved on to the new August offerings – Batman Unlimited and Monster High.   There are 8 toys in each offering. With each of the toys for both offerings you can scan the toy on your tablet or smart device and it will unlock a game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2015
MOTUCSDCC14KingHssssRedact1 Last night we posted the news that MattyCollector.com had announced a new/different plan than the original one for the King Hssss torso for Club Eternia 2015.   This news seemed to divide the fandom on how Matty was handling this piece that many believed would be a pack in accessory of another figure in the 2015…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2015
MSDeadluxeHS1 Walmart now has the NEW Mattel Monster High Deadluxe High School Playset in stock in stores and on Walmart.com.   In the creepy cool hallways of Monster High, adventure lurks between classrooms and secrets hide in the walls! Explore the mystery with this uhh-mazing play set that captures the iconic school with monster-scale. Designed to…

 

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