Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
clubblackfreighter This month we got the final piece in Mattel’s “The Watchmen” line of 6″ action figures and the “Club Black Freighter” subscription.   As with any action figure line there are some hits and misses and things that not everyone agrees on.   Some folks didn’t like the scale of the figures since they use the DCUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
PC13CastleGrayskull1 Today Mattel posted some additional information about the upcoming shipment of Castle Grayskull for the people that pre-ordered one in the original order window.   So if you pre-ordered get ready for a BIG box to show up at your house soon!   Castle Grayskull Shipping Soon! If you pre-ordered a Castle Grayskull, you’re going to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2013
MattyAFiLogo.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel recently changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
y3221_001b_newsPage.jpg Even though the November sale is only  a few hours old, Mattel has just released the information on their December MattyCollector.com sale.   With the Bat-belt, Ghostbusters wand AND Castle Grayskull December has the potential to be the most expensive Matty month EVER! This month we wrap up a couple of lines and welcome a long-awaited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
DCSCRasAlGhulz2 Ra’s Al Ghul, aka The Demon’s Head, wants to keep it all in the family after daughter Talia Al Ghul has a son with Bruce Wayne, but his desire to make the crime fighter his heir is second to his desire to eliminate most of humanity. Brilliant physician and proud owner of unique facial hair,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
MOTUSecretLiquidOfLife Geldor, Keldor, Gwildor…. Eternian mother’s didn’t have much creativity. GELDOR Evil Barbarian Obsessed with Immortality™ Masters of the Universe® Classics Club Eternia® Figure, November 2013   Eternal Life? He’ll drink to that! We pity the fool who gets in the way of this wicked warrior and his unquenchable thirst to live forever. Voted the 2013…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2013
The countdown is over… Spoiler Alert: On the off chance you haven’t read ‘The Watchmen yet or if you don’t want to know the truth about Ozymandias, stop reading now. Who watches the Watchmen? Even crime fighters need to be held accountable… more than ever in a world where they themselves are the outlaws! One…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2013
Comikazie13photo2 AFi’s image gallery from our weekend at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2013 is now live in our Gallery section. Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo was last week and AFi was there.   This is the 3rd year of the convention and every year the show gets bigger and better.   It’s been tough to get a good con…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2013
ScreenHunter_216 Nov. 11 12.40  Rewards”R”Us Members Provided Opportunity to Shop Deals and Discounts Early Through Company’s First-Ever Pre-Black Friday Perk  WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us® today announced its Thanksgiving Weekend plans, inclusive of its stores nationwide opening at 5pm on Thursday, November 28 to welcome parents and gift-givers eager to get a jump start on their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
Flutterina_001_newsPage.jpg Mattel posted their own update on the news page of MattyCollector.com about the news and reveals shown over the weekend at Comikaze 2013:   Toy Fans, The Mattypalooza panel with Toy Guru and special guest Stan Lee himself just wrapped up! MOTUC fans got a look at three awesome reveals, and now it’s your turn…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
Mattel to Benefit Children with Cancer and their Families this Holiday Season   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. is gearing up for the holidays with the launch of its first Spanish-language multi-brand marketing campaign. Launched on November 1st in Los Angeles, Houston and Miami, ‘toy feliz is a 100% Hispanic-oriented effort, which spans brands…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
DCSCLogo-500x145 While I was at the Mattel booth yesterday at Comikaze 2013 I was talking to Scott aka Toy Guru and he gave me a little hint that we might still be getting one last unannounced surprise for fans of DCUC and the DC Signature Classics line. After the panel he said to me: I’m really…

 

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