Tag: Mattel

 

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
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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.      

 

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.      …

 

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