Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2015
ToyMastersPoster The gang that has done the Toy Masters: How He-Man & Mattel Conquered the Universe documentary have released a preview reel that features many of the interviews about the 1985 MOTU feature film.   They have released that 11 minute clip on YouTube and it’s a fascinating look at all of the challenges that the production faced:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2015
–Top-Requested 1950s Doll Connects Girls, Moms, and Grandmas– MIDDLETON, Wis., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, girls will be transported back to the fabulous 1950s when they meet American Girl’s newest BeForever™ character—Maryellen Larkin—an energetic and optimistic girl who follows her heart instead of the crowd. Depicting an era that gave rise to tremendous growth and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2015
LexLuthorJumboPoster Three new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant ltd. early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including our first look at the BTAS Catwoman jumbo and the next in their Super Powers Jumbo line.  Then we go SMALL for some Secret Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2015
MicroBobbles270x270 This week Gentle Giant solicits the new Marvel Secret Wars Micro Bobble series 1.   We first broke the news of these last month as part of our SDCC coverage.  Now we have more details on wave one and where they will be available.  Check out the details below, and check out our Gentle Giant Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
Kim aka Skeletor’s Love Child just posted this Mattel Thundercats update over on the official MattyCollector.com message boards.  It looks like they found a way to make a good thing even BETTER! Good day Thunderians! Remember the Lion-O we showed at Comic Con this year? We loved him and you loved him too, but after…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
pc2016Exclusives1 The details of ticket pre-sales and exclusive sales for Power-Con 2016 have been posted and the launch is THIS WEEKEND!   Make sure you mark your calendar to get your tickets so you don’t miss out on the triumphant return of Power-Con!! See below for all the details: Are you ready for the power to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2015
MOTUC16MostWanted1 Mattel posted today that the MOTUC line for 2016 fully funded by the deadline.  MOTUC lives to fight another year with their shortened “Collector’s Choice” series of figures.  Congrats to all the fans who rallied and made this happen!     posted August 12, 2015 08:30 AM And now you shall receive them. The sub…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2015
G1988SMattelShow1 THIS FRIDAY NIGHT! MATTEL x G1988 an art tribute to 70 years of toys curated by Dave PerilloG1988 (West) 7-10 PM JOIN US THIS FRIDAY NIGHT at G1988 (West), from 7-10 PM, as we team up with Mattel and celebrate their history as one of the greatest toymakers of all-time. The exhibit, curated by artist Dave Perillo,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2015
— Girls Invited to Audition to Play Popular American Girl Characters in New Short Films — — Winning Girls to Receive $10,000 in Prize Money — MIDDLETON, Wis., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — American Girl is enlisting the help of girls and the creative crowdsourcing platform Tongal to bring its inspiring BeForever historical characters to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2015
ScreenHunter_27 Aug. 01 15.34 Now that the Minions offering is over McDonald’s has moved on to the new August offerings – Batman Unlimited and Monster High.   There are 8 toys in each offering. With each of the toys for both offerings you can scan the toy on your tablet or smart device and it will unlock a game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2015
MOTUCSDCC14KingHssssRedact1 Last night we posted the news that MattyCollector.com had announced a new/different plan than the original one for the King Hssss torso for Club Eternia 2015.   This news seemed to divide the fandom on how Matty was handling this piece that many believed would be a pack in accessory of another figure in the 2015…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2015
MSDeadluxeHS1 Walmart now has the NEW Mattel Monster High Deadluxe High School Playset in stock in stores and on Walmart.com.   In the creepy cool hallways of Monster High, adventure lurks between classrooms and secrets hide in the walls! Explore the mystery with this uhh-mazing play set that captures the iconic school with monster-scale. Designed to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2015
MOTUCSDCC15Reveals1 Today, Kim from MattyCollector took to the Matty message boards to clear up some questions fans had from all of their Comic Con 2015 announcements:   Hi guys, We haven’t been ignoring you, it’s more like everyone has been trying to get caught up and back into the regular groove now that Comic Con is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2015
MHDraculaura2 This morning Mattel sent out images and pictures of their new Monster High Collector Doll – Draculaura.   The Monster High Draculaura Collector Doll is exclusive to Amazon.com. Daughter of Dracula, Draculaura is monster royalty, and she looks it in this luxe outfit that screams high fashion and monster ancestry. Her gore-geous dress is designed in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2015
ScreenHunter_12 Jul. 19 23.03 Four new products are coming in  Q2 2016 from the gang at Gentle Giant from across the spectrum of their licenses and you can pre-order all of them now.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including Green Arrow being the very first series 2 Super Powers figure solicited in their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2015
BAKBatmobileR3 The stripped down version of the Comic Con 2014 Exclusive DC Multiverse, Batman: Arkham Knight is an Amazon.com exclusive.  I thought this reissue would still have some of the action features such as the opening canopy, pop-up cannons and pop-out fenders, but it would no longer come with an action figure pack-in or have any…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2015
MOTUC2016Preview1 They’re here! The 2015 Masters of the Universe Classics line, AND a preview of the 2016 Collector’s Choice line. They’re the figures you told us you wanted… and we’re ready to make it happen! This subscription brings nine newly designed figures, including one subscription-only figure you will not want to miss. Get the full story…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 10, 2015
MATTY_template_2015 All the news and updates from the Mattypalloza panel will be here LIVE! Keep refreshing for updates!  More stuff for DC Comics, Cars & WWE on mattycollector.com. Major Matt mason, Street Sharks, Dino Riders, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, Clash of the Titans, Battlestar Galatica & Food Fighters – should Mattel resurrect these old properties?

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2015
San Diego Comic Con Preview 2015 is over and the con officially starts tomorrow.   We have a handful of cool galleries we shot tonight of some of the things we saw at the Mezco, Mattel, DC Collectibles Press event and Gentle Giant booths. As well of a great overview of the opening night of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2015
S7MOTUReaction1 Super7 president Brian Flynn announced the following Super7 SDCC exclusive set:   When you think of the He-Man and Masters of the Universe Action Figures from the 80’s, you instantly imagine a genre defining toy style packed with big muscles and even bigger playsets. But what if there was more to the story? What if…

 

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