Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2010
New in Mattel’s WWE line!

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2010
Fisher-Price(R) Imaginext(R) BIGFOOT The Monster: A Discovery of Legendary Proportions on Display in Mattel Showroom at New York Toy Fair EAST AURORA, N.Y., Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — It all began a few years ago, when BIGFOOT sightings started popping up just beyond the world headquarters of Fisher-Price, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2010
The Popular Vehicle Brand Partners With JR Motorsports to Sponsor Danica Patrick EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Hot Wheels(R) today announced a match made in motorsports heaven — a partnership with JR Motorsports racing team and its newest driver, Danica Patrick, as she enters the NASCAR racing circuit in 2010. Hot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2010
Mattel just updated the news section of their MattyCollector.com site to give fans the following update of the February on-sale date, Wun-Dar’s shipping and the weight of BattleCat. Hey Toy Fans, They say when it rains, it pours, and they ain’t kidding. We’ve had so much news in the last week on our 2/15 sale,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 17th, 2009 Wave/Assortment: Crisis MattyCollector.com Exclusive 4-pack Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: none Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team THE CARD        

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 17th, 2009 Wave/Assortment: Crisis MattyCollector.com Exclusive 4-pack Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Stand Scale: 3.75" Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team THE CARD       THE FIGURE COMPARISON        

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2010
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.           Q1. Now that we’ve seen the perch for Screeech that’s packed with Evil-Lyn, any chance of getting a bundle of those for us to use with the already released Jayna, Beast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2010
We continue our look this week at the first half of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics wave 12.    Our entry today is the villain Copperhead. Once again Mattel and the Four Horsemen use some clever existing parts and dress them up with some new pieces and a new head to give us a unique looking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Jan 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 12 Packaging:Single Carded Accessories:  None Collect and Connect: Darkseid Head and pelvis Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen THE PACKAGE THE BUTTON  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2010
Mattel Video Interview- Under the Influence: Masters of the Universe Art Show Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the opening of "Under The Influence: Masters of the Universe," an art show focusing on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toy line in all of it’s incarnations.   While we were there, we were able to steal a few minutes with our friend Scott "ToyGuru" Neitlich…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2010
This week in the AFi Archive I’ll be posting features on the first half of DCUC Wave 11.   We start things off with one of my favorites- Desaad.   Darkseid’s right hand man is here in all of his Super Powers goodness.  The Four Horsemen have done another great update of this classic figure….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2010
I know it’s going to be controversial blog and idea to some, but I think Mattel should merge the Justice League Unlimited and Batman the Brave and the Bold action figure lines. As I sit here, still in my pajamas on a sunny Southern California morning watching the latest episode from Batman the Brave and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2010
JLUBnBBlog.jpg I know it’s going to be controversial blog and idea to some, but I think Mattel should merge the Justice League Unlimited and Batman the Brave and the Bold action figure lines. As I sit here, still in my pajamas on a sunny Southern California morning watching the latest episode from Batman the Brave and […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2010
This interesting note was posted today over on the MattyCollector Facebook page.   In it the Four Horsemen discuss how they arrived at the scale for the new DCUC Wave 12 Collect and Connect Darkseid figure. This in from the boys in NJ: "Hi everybody, we’ve seen a lot of arguing and confusion surrounding the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2010
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — FORTUNE announced today that Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), the world’s largest toy company, has been ranked #78 on the 13th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. The full list and related stories appear in the Feb. 8 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands on Monday,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2010
Mattel updated the MattyCollector Facebook page today with pictures of a packaged production sample for their newly announced Masters of the Universe Classics Evil-Lyn figure.   Skeletor’s mistess of magic! Coming your way in April, only on Mattycollector.com! Evil-Lyn comes complete with staff, wand (with removbale swapable headpiece), Skreeech, bird armor and bird perch! Continue…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Jan 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 12 Packaging:Single Carded Accessories:  Apokolipse Torture Pack (removable), DC Universe Classics or Super Powers Stand Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen THE PACKAGE   THE BUTTON  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2010
Mattel just updated the MattyCollector.com page with news of when the second shipment of the second release of the Masters of the Universe Classics "The Original" Skeletor figure will go on sale at MattyCollector.com.   Mark your calendars now!! Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for, MOTU Fans! We’ve just confirmed that Old Bones will arrive…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
January 16, 2010
 From a recent Mattel Q & A: ======================= Will Mattel be producing action figures based on the new Justice League Crisis on Two Earths animated film? ============================================================ No. This DVD release was too soon after Public Enemies for us to make a move based on current DVD figure sales. ============================================================ Unfortunately, Mattel missed the obvious…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2010
For as much Master of the Universe news we’ve been posting we might just have to call this MOTUC Week! And it doesn’t slow down yet, because in addition to the new MOTUC figures going on sale on the 15th on MattyCollector.com, but not Mattel has posted carded pictures of Moss Man today on their…

 

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