Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2010
This  was posted earlier today on Mattel’s official Hot Wheels Facebook page: Mark your calendar. The Batmobile from “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” hits stores later this month.      

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.     Q1.  From the time that a superstar debuts on WWE television, what would be the absolute soonest that Mattel would be able to produce a figure of him, assuming no new parts (besides…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 1, 2010
Today on their Facebook page Mattel announced the line up for the August 16th  MattyCollector.com page:   Think once the madness of Comic-Con has passed, it’ll be time to kick back, relax, and enjoy your new toys? Think again, because our August sale features four hot figures guaranteed to get you off your couch and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
"Shine On Now" Initiative Encourages Girls to Join Together to Help Change the World MIDDLETON, Wis., Jun 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — To foster a spirit of goodwill and help make the world a brighter place, American Girl is introducing Shine On Now–a new charitable initiative that harnesses the collective power of girls to help…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2010
Fisher-Price(R) Imaginext(R) BIGFOOT The Monster Spotted Near Niagara Falls! EAST AURORA, N.Y., June 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ — This just in… BIGFOOT was recently spotted in North Carolina and is now thought to be headed toward the headquarters of Fisher-Price, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. Nasdaq: MAT) in East Aurora, N.Y….

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2010
Mattel is really rolling out the new images this month on their Facebook page.   Today we get to see carded samples of the second series of Mattel DC COMICS Retro-Action figures.   These figures are exclusive to Toys R Us and On-line retailers.  This new wave should be available in July.      …

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2010
Posted today one the MattyCollector.com Facebook page: Hey He-Fans! So one of the big things we wanted to do for the MOTUC line is to introduce figures that never quite made it into the vintage line. Much like He-Ro, Gygor the gorilla made it as a prototype into the vintage line but no toy has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2010
 Another MattyCollector sale day has come and gone.  Three of the six items on sale today sold out on the first day and two more are "almost gone."   Keldor and She-Ra sold out as expected, and Lobo disappeared quicker than most anticipated.  How did you do on what you were looking to pick up today?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2010
Over on their Facebook page today Mattel posted pictures of the carded sample of MOTUC Whiplash.  Whiplash will go on sale Aug 15th on Mattycollector.com!            

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2010
Over the weekend there was some Mattel news and reveals coming from WizardWorld Philly, including a new Masters of the Universe Figure revealed!   MOTU Fans, Friday night was a big one for MOTU. First, the brand was inducted into the ToyFare Hall of Fame during Wizard World Philadelphia (an incredible honor) and our own…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2010
CLASSIC MEDIA TO REPRESENT VOLTRON WORLDWIDE NEW TV SERIES VOLTRON FORCE TO DEBUT ON NICKTOONS IN 2011 AND MATTEL® SIGNED AS MASTER TOY LICENSEE NEW YORK, NY (June 07, 2010)—World Events Productions (WEP), a leader in animated television production, and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s top…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
June 10, 2010
DC Direct made a handful of figures for the animated movie Superman:Doomsday.  At one point, we heard that Warner DC Animated movies after that would only come from Mattel.  Mattel tried its hand at this with Superman/Batman:Public Enemies.  Mattel decided to do these in an animated style in the 6 inch (DC Universe Classics) scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
WWE® SUPERSTARS KOFI KINGSTON® AND MVP® STEP INTO THE RING AT TOYS“R”US TIMES SQUARE TO CELEBRATE NEW LINE OF WWE MERCHANDISE Superstars to Autograph Action Figures in Their Likeness for First 400 Fans to Purchase Mattel® WWE® Product*     WHO:              WWE® SmackDown® Superstars Kofi Kingston® and MVP® WHAT:            To introduce fans and collectors…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
New Girls Franchise "Monster High" is Unveiled with Key Partnerships across Multiple Categories including Apparel & Accessories, Publishing, Live-Action Entertainment and More LAS VEGAS, Jun 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today at the 2010 Licensing International Show, Mattel, Inc., the world’s leading toy company, unveils its multi-category line-up of best-in-class partners with new apparel and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2010
Today we have the last entry in our recent arrivals from Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line – Count Marzo- Evil Master of Magic.   Count Marzo is a character introduced in the 200x animated series, and will be the Club Eternia™ Monthly Figure for July 2010.  But you don’t have to wait that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2010
Monster High(TM) Launches with Rich Content and Strategic Partnerships Reaching Tween and Teen Girls in Key Consumer Products Categories EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jun 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — For the first time in company history, Mattel will roll out a new intellectual property, Monster High(TM), across a number of diverse consumer products categories simultaneously at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: July 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Sword Amulet Removable Cape Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Although his campaign to take over all of Eternia™ was brutally brilliant, Count Marzo™ was ultimately proven to be no match for the heroic sons of King…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2010
   

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2010
The gang at Wizard/Toy Fare just announced their 2010 Toy Fall of Fame inductees on their website: We like to have fun with toys, but we’re also serious about the artform of toys, statues and collectibles. That’s why, for the past two years, we’ve inducted three industry figures and one toy line into the ToyFare…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2010
 Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.      Q1. If the JLU Lobo reach your sales expectations, can you give us a hint us on which oversized figure might follow him on matty?  Or what might be one YOU’D like to…

 

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