Tag: Mattel

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2010
R6259_Keldor_pkgBK.jpg Earlier this week on their Facebook page, the gang at Mattel gave fans their first look at a packaged sample of Keldor as well as a look at his bio. MOTU Fans, For longer than we can remember, the background of Keldor™ has been shrouded in mystery… but in preparation of his arrival on June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2010
Wave5_metallo.jpg We all remember the struggle it was to find a complete set of the first Walmart exclusive wave of Mattel’s DC Universe Classics.   Wave 5 was the bane of many collectors and many still have holes in their collection from this wave.  Several of the figures are unreasonably expensive on Ebay currently.    It took…

 

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…

 

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