Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
  I’m sure in his wildest fantasy character actor William Atherton never believed that he would have an action figure made of him and he only had to wait 25 years to get one, but here it is! Mattel brings us Walter Peck the..um… wrench in the Ghostbusters works.  Peck features a new suited body…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: May 17th 2010 Wave/Assortment: Year 1 MattyCollector.com  Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories:  Ghost Containment Unit and trap Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Based on actor William Atherton from the movie Ghostbusters Notes:   Trap is different than the one that comes with Winston.  The top panels do not open…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2010
Starro_Spores.jpg     Masters of the Universe® Mo-Larr vs Skeletor® Figures ($40) Mo-Larr was featured in the famous (infamous?) episode featured on the DVD release of Robot Chicken Season 2 where he chased down Skeletor® and relieved him of an impacted wisdom tooth, sans numbing agent. Skeletor® features a new head with missing tooth, Havok Staff,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 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. Was there a reason why in the TRU exclusive DCUC vs. MOTU that Superman was exactly the same as the previous release? He was not even given a metallic color treatment to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2010
We actually worked out quite a lot of the big picture from day 1. Although their are no plans for a graphic novel, from figure 1 we worked out a full timeline of all events based on the 2002 series (including notes on season 3 plots and what could have been season 4 with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2010
Scott from Mattel has posted some further details about the 2010 Mattel San Diego Comic Con Exclusives after the first round of exclusives have been revealed: Hey toy fans, Part 1 of what will be a 2-part story on Mattel’s SDCC exclusives just aired on G4’s Attack of the Show. Big thanks to Blair and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2010
Today on G4’s Attack of the Show, Scott aka Toy Guru revealed the first half of Mattel’s San Diego Comic Con Exclusives.     Masters of the Universe Classics Mo-Larr and Skeletor     Orko and Prince Adam – Dip Orko in hot water and he turns clear.  Dip his magic book in the water…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2010
AOTS.jpg Now that the segments have been shot Mattel is getting the official word out about when their 2010 Comic Con exclusives will be revealed on G4’s Attack of the Show. They even give out a few hints…. Toy Fans, Okay, everyone, we just got official confirmation that our SDCC product reveals are going to air…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2010
Our friends over at G4’s Attack of the Show (Remember when AFi was featured?) have sent us the following announcement of EPICNESS: TONIGHT G4 launches a programming “attack” on the entire month of April, super-sizing each episode of “Attack of the Show!” with sexy reveals, special guests, costumes, daily giveaways of the hottest tech gadgets,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 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.      Today is April 2nd so here are the REAL answers to our last round of questions. I also want to say a BIG thank you to AFi contributor Flash! for the Clawdeen photoshop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
This news just in from the Hot Wheels PR team: Check out one of Hot Wheels’ limited edition vehicles for 2011 – Wonder Woman’s Invisible Jet! The Hot Wheels team worked closely with their friends at DC comics to make sure the details were perfect.   Be sure to check out the official Hot Wheels …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2010
In anticipation this month of ActionFigureInsider.com’s 5th Anniversary (woo-hoo!) we reached out to some of our friends to get some scoops.   Our friends at Mattel were kind enough to grant us one, but because this particular one was going to be revealed before our 5th Anniversary celebration we are going to kick things off…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 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.        Mattel tells us that Toy Guru is currently out of the office but asked Mattel PR to provide answers on his behalf.  We know he is the "Toy Guru" and an expert…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 29, 2010
There has been lots of talk about the peg holes in the Brave and Bold line.  Some of us like them.  Some do not.  In my opinion, the two Metal Men showcase the worst and best use of this feature in the line.     Your typical basic figure comes with one plug in accessory…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2010
R6258_Optik.jpg Mattel updated their Facebook page this week to remind fans of the dates and products that will be available for their MattyCollector.com April and May sales. Toy Fans, Just a reminder that our next sale is Monday, April 19th. Items we’ve confirmed will be ready to ship include: Wun-Dar™ & Map of Eternia® (Club Eternia™…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2010
The newest installment for Mattel’s Barbie Pop Culture mash-ups is a line of Barbie dolls based on the award winning AMC TV show "Mad Men." The new dolls, that went on sale yesterday, feature: leading man Don Draper; his wife Betty Draper; Sterling Cooper partner Roger Sterling; and bombshell office manager Joan Holloway.  The dolls…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2010
Ever wonder what the new MOTUC Moss Man might have looked like had Mattel made the decision NOT to flock the figure?   The card back of the upcoming Weapons Pak #1 shows fans what might have been with a totally unflocked version of Moss Man.  I wonder if he’s still pine scented in this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Jan 2010 Wave/Assortment: Series 1 Figure #52 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: none Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team THE PACKAGE    

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Mattel posted a quick note this morning on their Facebook page to clarify for fan their presence at the C2E2 show in April . Mattycollector fans, Just a quick note for those of you who will be attending the C2E2 convention in April. Mattel will have a presence at the convention in the form of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2010
Company Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Social, Environmental and Governance Leadership EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that it has been named one of the "World’s Most Ethical Companies" in 2010 by the Ethisphere Institute. Despite a record number of nominations for the award, Mattel earned…

 

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