Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2011
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  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.  We have already submitted our questions for the June 1st round, but you can submit your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2011
Mattel’s next sale will be Monday May 16th and one of the figures available is the jealous beauty – Catra, the next figure in Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line. Catra comes from She-ra’s "Princess of Power" universe and is part of Horak’s evil Horde.  That old sliver spider(?) looking chest logo that the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: May 16th, 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Club Eternia® Figure of the Month, May 2011 Packaging: Single boxed Accessories:  interchangeable vintage and modern mask shield sword whip Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: They say a cat has nine lives, and that’s a good thing because this one is forever in danger!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2011
In addition to the carded samples of DCUC wave 17 that Mattel Posted yesterday on the Matty Facebook page they also revealed the packaging for their upcoming 4" Young Justice figure 2-packs.   As you can see they are very reminiscent in shape/design to the DC Infinite Heroes 3-packs. Check out the Young Justice 2-packs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2011
 Today on the MattyCollector.com’s Facebook page Mattel posted images of the carded samples of the upcoming DC Universe Classics Wave 17.  This is the wave that is themed to the Lantern Corps deputies from the Blackest Night story line.  This wave should be in stores this summer.    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2011
Bittersweet.   That’s the best word I can think of to describe getting S.T.R.I.P.E., who is, as of right now, scheduled to be the last of the over-sized figures in Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited line.  Many fans, myself included, never expected to see this figure since he would require 100% new tooling to be done correct….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 9, 2011
This week Mattel put their newly announced San Diego Comic Con 2011 exclusives on display at ‘The Comic Bug‘ comic book shop in Manhattan Beach, Ca.  That shop is my local comic book shop, so Wednesday when I stopped by to pick up my books I shot some video and took a bunch of pictures….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2011
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: May1st, 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 1, Toys R Us Exclusive Packaging: Single carded Accessories: Stand x2 Scale: 5.5" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team Notes:  There will be 12 figures in the Green Lantern Movie Masters Line. Two will be Hal Jordan (masked and unmasked). You will need 11 of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2011
Video Of Mattel’s SDCC Exclusives on Display for Free Comic Book Day This week Mattel put their newly announced San Diego Comic Con 2011 exclusives on display at ‘The Comic Bug‘ comic book shop in Manhattan Beach, Ca.  That shop is my local comic book shop, so Wednesday when I stopped by to pick up my books I shot some video and took a bunch of pictures….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: July 15th, 2011 Wave/Assortment: MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: single carded (oversized) Accessories: swappable human head and helmet head. Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team Notes: This is the last oversized figure planned  in the JLU line.  This figure uses the same head swap peg as the JLU Green Lantern 3-pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
ToyGuru took to the interwebs once again to answer some fan questions about Comic Con, the recently announced exclusives and a MOTUC 30th Anniversary teaser.   This is what he posted today over on the MattyCollector.com message boards. With so much going on in term of announcements and movie toys I wanted to try and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2011
It’s Green Lantern week!   Sunday May 1st is the release date for Mattel’s Green Lantern movie product.  From what I have seen and what I have read some stores were more ready than others.Target seems to have been the least prepaired.  We’ll have more spotlights on the new GL products this week on AFi….

 

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