Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 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. What influences Mattel’s decision on which of DC/WB’s Straight-to-Video DC projects that Mattel supports with products and which ones they don’t?  Both Public Enemies and Crisis on Two Earths seem perfect for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2010
Mattel posted this cautionary tale on their Facebook page this morning to help non-subscription MOTUC  fans who are planning to order Moss Man at the sale tomorrow. Hey He-Fans, So a quick word on production and ordering before Moss Man goes on sale tomorrow 3-15-10. When we went into 2010 production on MOTUC, it was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2010
Mattel updated fans on how the Monday March 15th sale will go and about possible delays in shipping this month.   If you are planning on placing an order on Monday you should read this over:   MattyCollector.com Fans, Just a quick update on our sale Monday, March 15th. All products arrived yesterday at our warehouse…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2010
Mattel posted this update for Masters of the Universe fans yesterday:   Just got in first samples of packaged She-Ra. A few small tweaks but it is pretty much ready to go for June!  She-Ra in her package. Packed out just like all MOTUC figures with the same "head look" as the vintage toy.  …

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 11, 2010
I recently found and bought a new JLU figure at Target (Firestorm).  I was thrilled.  But at the same time, it was obvious I had missed the other new figure that was released with it (Deadshot).  Over the past few days, its been nagging at me.  All the other JLU I’ve barely – or never –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2010
R6253_EvilLyn.jpg The following announcement was posted earlier today on MattyCollector.com: Toy Fans, It’s been a long time coming, but our April sale is finally on the horizon. It’s gonna be a HUGE month, with the long-awaited Evil-Lyn®, an all-new weapons set, and additions to the Ghostbusters™ and The Dark Knight lines all waiting to join your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2010
The 15th of each month has been painfull enough for many Masters of the Universe Classics collectors, but next month has the one-two punch of being both the release date of "Evil-Lyn" and Tax Day here in the U.S.   I hope both of those events go well for you AFi readers! New in the AFi Archives…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2010
Is this Buzz-Off’s cousin?   This week the gang over at Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3 are revealing 14 new characters that we will be meeting in the upcoming film over at their official Facebook page. This newest reveal really caught my eye: Meet Twitch, the insectaloid warrior, where MAN + INSECT = AWESOME! This sturdy action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 15, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Knife Crystal Ball with wand and staff attachment SCREEECH!!! With armor and perch Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen THE PACKAGE    

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 2, 2010
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest release direct to DVD from DC Comics and Warner Brothers came out last week.  Interviews with the cast and creators have been featured at numerous web sites leading up to the release.  Here are a few that covered the event: Newsarama ComicBookResources ComicsContinuum There was even a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2010
Will Bill Murry Do Ghostbusters 3?  David Letterman gets the answer to that question in this clip of his interview with Mr. Murry from tonight’s episode.   Here’s a SPOILER ALERT if you don’t want to know anything about the movie then don’t watch this clip!!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 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.        Q1. Mattel, Can you fix the scale on the teenage male heroes for DCUC and DCIH? Robin,Kid Flash and Beast Boy look like they are 12.The teenage female bodies are perfect, but…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2010
DISNEY-PIXAR’S TOY STORY 3 TAKES OVER TOY FAIR Toy Hall Of Fame Inductee John Lasseter & Toy Story 3 Filmmakers Reveal 2010 Toy Line and Film Details NEW YORK, NY – February 14, 2010 – Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 kicked off the American International Toy Fair in New York City today with a plethora of new toys and playthings that pay homage and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2010
Toy Fair 2010 Video- Mattel’s Collector Event and Showroom Tour Here’s your insider look at Mattel’s Collector Press event held Sunday Feb 14th as part of Toy Fair 2010 at the Javits center.    This two part video is as close as you can get to actually being there as it’s not just focused on Mattel Brand Manager Scott Neitlich, but it also shows you the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2010
Mattel posted the following update for Ghostbusters fans this morning on their Facebook page:  Hey Slime Fans, I wanted to jump in and give a quick update on what is going on with the GB line in 12" and 6" scale. We’ve had a few delays in release dates, but all six 6" figures and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2010
We’ve got several new Masters of the Universe figures to showcase this week on AFi, over the weekend we showed you Moss Man, and now it’s WUN DAR’s turn in the spotlight. Original savior of The Goddess and protector of the sword of He, the legendary Savage He-Man® is sculpted in incredible detail by the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: April 15, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure ExclusiveONLY for 2010 Club Eternia Subscribers Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Sword of Power™ Half Power Sword® Cosmic Ray Gun Eternian baked good Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Original savior of The Goddess and protector of the sword of He, the legendary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
We’ve got several new Masters of the Universe figures to showcase this week on AFi, and we are going to kick off with everyone’s favorite pine-scented action figure – MOSS MAN!   There was quite a bit of discussion about this figure in all stages of production, specifically about his flocking.  How much should he be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
An Update from Mattel on the MOTUC line I’m sure it’s not how "Matty" wanted to spend his weekend, but there have been a lot of rumors, hurt feelings and anger about the MOTUC line since the Trap Jaw/Battle Cat order day last Tuesday.   So Mattel has take the time to set the record straight on what happened this week, plus addresses…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: March 15, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Club/mace Knife and scabbord Alternate Head PINE SCENTED! Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: This figure has unflocked ears and is available while supplies last. Subscribers to 2010 Club Eternia™ will automatically receive this version. A…

 

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