Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
UPDATE! Matty DC Panel slide pictures are now online in our AFi Galleries! Click Here to See!  We have the whole panel on video coming soon, but in the mean time enjoy this piece of the panel  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
  JLU Target and Online retailers Fall 2010 the "lost wave" Omac Superman Red Superman Blue Martian Manhunter (modern) Ultraman Red Tornado Captain Atom   2011 Singles KGBeast Cheetah Batman B’wanna Beast w/ Wonder pig Hro Talak Metallo   Matty: Darkseid and Kalibak, Parademon 2-pack   Fall 2010 3-packs Gray Ghost, Batman, Joker Guy Gardner,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2010
Half of ‘Team AFi’ is already in place or on their way to Comic Con, and the rest of us are heading out in the morning!   We’ll be bringing you news, videos, feature, interviews, scoops and more!   Check out our coverage on the front page, follow us on our AFi Twitter feed and AFi Facebook…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
 Today in the AFi archives we have a Cinderella story.   The little monkey that could.     Back in the 1980’s when Mattel was producing the original Masters of the Universe toy line they were re-purposing animal figures from their ‘Big Jim’ line.  The tiger became Battle Cat, the eagle became Zoar and SCREEEECH.  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: September 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Removable Armor Big ole’ Axe Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  The third of the large MOTUC "Beast" figures (Battle Cat was the first, Tytus was the second).   This is the first release of a Gygor figure.  Gygor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
Tomorrow night is a big night for the WWE as they have their ‘Money in the Bank‘ match on Pay-Per-View.  It promises to be an incredible event that poses superstar against superstar with some of the best talent that RAW has to offer!    The ‘Money in the Bank‘ matches take place in a cage,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
Today we have a 2-fer for the archives.   Mattel has sent us a review copy of the regular Masters of the Universe Classics Orko with Prince Adam accessory.  Even though they come packaged together there’s enough great stuff with each figure to warrant their own separate entries into the archive. This MOTUC action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 2nd, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: 2-pack Accessories: Staff Book of Spells Stand Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  There are 2 versions of this figure.  There is a color changing version of Orko that is sold exclusively at Mattel’s booth at SDCC 2010 and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 2nd, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: 2-pack Accessories: Sword Half Sword Alternate Head Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Prince Adam comes packaged as an "accessory" to the MOTUC Orko figure.  There are two version of the Orko figure: a color changing Orko that is a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 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. I understand that Filmation is still off the table for MOTUC but what about characters featured on the Monogram model kit boxes or foreign MOTU comics? Could Meteorbs be done as regular…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
Yesterday Mattel announced some details on the upcoming 2011 Club Eternia subscription plan.  They also surprised everyone by announcing the "Ecto-1 Subscription Plan" for their Ghostbusters line.    Toy Fans, I’ve got good news and I’ve got better news. First, the good news. Mark your calendars for July 21st at 4 p.m. when subscriptions to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
"uh…ya got a little sumpthin on yer face there…"  As part of our Countdown to Comic Con we’ll be looking at some of the SDCC2010 exclusives from several companies.   A few weeks back we showed you Mattel’s SDCC exclusive DCUC Plastic Man, and today in the AFi Archives we’ll show you Mattel’s Starro Spores….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
  More soon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: July 22th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  SDCC 2010 Exclusive Packaging:  Poly-bagged Accessories: None… they are the accessory Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Only available at SDCC 2010.  They are a free gift with the purchase of the Infinite Heroes Starro SDCC exclusive boxed set. THE PACKAGE   THE FIGURE(s)…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
The 2010 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be July 18th, 2010 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario. The show features dealers selling Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Wrestling, Masters of the Universe Classics and…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 12, 2010
SDCC is only about 10 days away.  I find myself day dreaming about what could be.  If you’ve read some of my other blogs you know that I see DC Direct’s 6 inch of DC characters and Mattel’s 6 inch DC Universe classics as competing for my money but complementing each other on my shelves….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 11, 2010
Over the weekend Mattel updated their Facebook page with images of the Retro-Action "The Real Ghostbusters" Peter figure in both his regular and variant versions:   Retro Action is coming to the Ghostbusters with this “Citizen Ghost” Peter figure from the animated series “The Real Ghostbusters”! Peter talks with 3 phrases right from the show….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2010
Mattel put together this video showing off the features of their 2010 SDCC DC Infinite Heroes Starro  packaging:    

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2010
Mattel posted this flier tonight to their Facebook page-   Fans attending the 2010 SDCC "Mattypalooza" panel will decide what color She-Ra’s steed Swiftwind will be released.    

 

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.      

 

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