Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2010
  Earlier this week we posted Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Scott aka Toy Guru about Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited line.   After it was announced that there would not be a SDCC exclusive for JLU fans had a lot of questions about the future of the line.  We put together a list…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2010
  I know.  You guys might think I’m really milking this 5th Anniversary thing, but this interview has actually been several weeks in the making.   I first proposed this interview to Mattel back in April when it was revealed that there would not be a JLU exclusive for San Diego Comic Con 2010.  Scott…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2010
Just moments ago Mattel revealed DC Universe Classics Wave 15 on their Facebook page.   The line up has has 7 main figure and 2 variants (Martian-head Martian Manhunter and Classics JSA Starman).  The Collect and Connect figure is Validus from Legion of Super Heroes.  This line up has been rumored for several months, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2010
KmartCARS.jpg  Today the gang over at MattyCollector.com posted this double dose of news about this year’s annual KMart Cars event, happening on 6/12.  To see the new countdown clock mentioned below click here.  Cars Fans, Meet our all-new countdown clock, rolled out for the first time to help us track the minutes to the big Cars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 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. Why is Evil-Lyn’s head cast in navy blue plastic and then painted yellow and not just cast in yellow like her arms and legs? Teela and the Goddess were made with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2010
The Hot Wheels team posted the line up of their new line of cars based on the characters in the upcoming movie Toy Story 3 on the official Hot Wheels Facebook Page this week.  These should be shipping to stores right now.       Blastin Buzz   Wheelin’ Woody   Little Green Speedster  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2010
Our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com just listed an upcoming, unannounced wave of DC Universe Classics- Wave 16 on their website for preorder – we can’t release any details yet, but preorders for the full set of 7 with variant are available at $104.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/ bbts/product.aspx?product= mat12242&mode=retail  Also up for preorder is the 3rd series of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2010
The gang at MattyCollector.com posted the following Fun Fact this morning on the MattyC facebook page. MOTUC Trivia Time: Did you know that the sword of She-Ra was planned with a single-tone finish? When fans saw it, they asked for the Sword of Protection to have the same two-tone color scheme as the Sword of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2010
MOTUC TYTUS the Giant!   Next up in the AFi archive we have the first of the oversized figures in Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line.    Sold only in Europe in the 1980s, fallen champion Tytus™ is available worldwide for the first time at Mattycollector.com on May17th! As befits the Heroic Giant Warlord, this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 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.  You have re-issued some of the harder to get characters from DCSH in two packs in DCUC, but there are still some that people would like to see back out in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: May 17, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Removable armor Warrior Smasher Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Sold only in Europe in the 1980s, fallen champion Tytus™ is available worldwide for the first time at Mattycollector.com! As befits the Heroic Giant Warlord, this stunning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2010
AFi 5th Anniversary Scoop Week Reveal #6 – SpyMonkey Creation New Accessory Reveal!   SCOOP WEEK REVEAL #6 New Accessories from SpyMonkey Creations! Last week Man of Action Jeremy "SpyMagician" Sung posted an awesome blog about people that are custom making and selling custom accessories and figures for sale.  This is a field that SpyMagician knows a lot about because he is one of the co-founders of SpyMonkey…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2010
After I posted our archive feature of the new JLU Lobo figure a few readers asked if I could do a couple of comparison shots of Lobo with some of the other larger JLU figures.  I aim to please, so here they are!  I posted these in the Lobo archive entry, but I figured I’d…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2010
  AFI Scoop Week Reveal #6 – DC Universe Classics All-Stars Green Lantern A few weeks ago when Mattel was revealing their SDCC 2010 exclusives on G4’s Attack of the Show some keen eyed fans collectively asked themselves – "Hey!  What the heck is THAT?"   Thrown into the video piece, almost like an easter egg…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: May 2010 Wave/Assortment:  DC Universe Classics 2010 All-Star Toys R Us Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories:  Stand Collect and Connect: None Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: New Costume – This is Hal is his current comic book costume.  This is the first time we have gotten this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2010
SNEAK PEEK MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE CLASSICS TYTUS We’ll have a full entry up on the AFi archives later today, but in the meantime here’s a sneak peek at the big guy.   Tytus the giant is the first 12" figure in Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line.  He will be on sale next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2010
Earlier in the week we showed you the first look at the press shots of the upcoming MattyCollector.com Justice League Unlimited LOBO card- Well, our 5th Anniversary marches on, because NOW we have our hands on the actual figure of the Main Man himself! How does he stack up to the handful of other Lobo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: June 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Web Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded/oversized Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In-House Team THE PACKAGE         BOX SIZE COMPARISON  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2010
Mattel updated their facebook page with the complete list of products that will go on sale June 15th on MattyCollector.com Toy Fans, When it comes to our June 15th sale, there’s only one question: who says girls can’t kick booty just like the boys? One look at our long-awaited She-Ra™ figure and you know they…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2010
Coming in May is the first Masters of the Universe Classics figure based on “The New Adventures of He-Man” – The Space Mutant Optikk!   AFi was the first to debut Optikk back in January at the Under the Influence Masters of the Universe Art show.  Now we have our hands on an actual manufactured…

 

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