Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2015
PowerConCelebrate Power-Con, the He-Man and She-Ra fan convention, is set to return to Los Angeles in the Spring of 2016! While we cannot reveal all of the secrets of the universe just yet, we can let you know that more exciting details about the show will be announced during Mattel’s Mattypalooza Panel at this year’s San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2015
InvictaFigure1 I’m horribly late posting about this Kickstarter campaign for the INVICTA CHALLENGE project by my friend Jim Murphy because there has been so much pre-SDCC news, but the good news is that the campaign is already over 90% funded so with your help it can become a reality!   Jim is a US Marine that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2015
Comic Vector Logo In Celebration of Highly Anticipated Con, Company Introduces “Collector Vector,” a New Destination Dedicated to Products for the Mature Collector Community, in All Stores Nationwide and Online at Toysrus.com   Wayne, NJ – June 25, 2015 – Building on its tradition of offering an unbeatable assortment of toys for collectors of all ages, Toys“R”Us today revealed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2015
DeadpoolJumbo11 Gentle Giant LTD threw fans a curve ball today by announcing this Jumbo Deadpool action figure as part of their Secret Wars Jumbo line of figures.  While Deadpool is a San Diego Comic Con exclusive, the larger implication is that they have access to and can make Secret Wars-esque figures for the larger Marvel Universe,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2015
ScreenHunter_682 Jun. 10 14.07 Eight armies. One toy box to defend. The Toy Soldiers: War Chest Hall of Fame Edition is a fast-paced genre-bending mix of strategy defense and action gameplay that brings to life the iconic toys and action figures from your childhood. Lead He-ManTM, G.I. Joe, the disciplined Kaiser, the loveable Starbright and more heroes into legendary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2015
ScreenHunter_676 Jun. 09 11.42 Today MattyCollector revealed the last two San Diego Comic Con exclusives on their list of 2015 offering.   Both reveals are from their Halo video game license.   One reveal in the Mega Bloks set and the other is from their new BOOMCo. dart gun line.  See below for the images and details.   Mega…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2015
CHH96-imaginext-dc-superfriends-firestorm-d-1 The other week we showed you some DC Comics Imaginext reveals that showed up on the back of some new packaging, but now the good folks at Fisher-Price have done one better with new products officially revealed on the Imaginext website!   New figures, new vehicles and new fun are coming our way! And this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2015
SDCC_2015_614x90V2 It looks like the Secret Wars Hot Wheel’s 3-pack is not available in All-Access and the two regular Monster High exclusives sold out yesterday during Early Access, but the rest of the SDCC 2015 Mattel exclusives are available to order now for fans that WILL be attending Comic Con next month and can pick up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2015
MattySDCC15EXSWBox1 Reader Jason tipped us off to the next SDCC 2015 exclusive from MattyCollector.com that will be on sale Monday for folks with early access:   This product will be available for pre-order at MattyCollector.com on June 1, 2015, to be picked up at San Diego Comic-Con. It will also be available for purchase at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2015
DCImagineTar7PkFt Target stores are starting to get in new DC Comics Super Friends Imaginext product, including a new exclusive 7-pack of figures.  The other item of note is that there are some new products revealed on the back of one of the packages. First up is the Target exclusive Heroes Vs. Villains 7 pack.  The litteral…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2015
Monster High® Vinyl Nefera de Nile™ Unwrap this Monster High® SDCC ’15 exclusive to hold the promise of monstrous power in the palm of your hand. Voucher Sale Remember, if you’re attending SDCC, you can purchase vouchers for the lovely Nefera de Nile™ and our other SDCC products here at MattyCollector.com, then pick them up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2015
As expected, yesterday MattyCollector announced the SDCC 2015 Monster High exclusives.   The past Monster High con exclusives have been extremely popular and sought after by fans.  These are the first villains in the line Valentine and Whisp: Valentine is a vampire with immense powers and a narcisstic, cruel personality that make him dangerous to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2015
MOTUCMincomicsFallEt2 We had so much stuff planned for our 10th anniversary week that we couldn’t squeeze it all in back in April and since this whole year is really our 10th anniversary we are going to keep on celebrating! Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich has been a friend and a gracious contributor to us here at AFi…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2015
—New, Exclusive Content and Innovative Retail Experience Encourages Self-Expression— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Starting today, girls will have the opportunity to explore and discover their own unique styles and interests with Truly Me, American Girl’s newly-rebranded line of contemporary 18-inch dolls and accessories, girls’ clothing, and exclusive play-based content. Truly Me, formerly known as My American…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2015
ScreenHunter_593 May. 14 13.52 It’s a big month for Gentle Giant solicitations and by that I mean there are FOUR new Jumbo figures solicited!  This month we have 5 new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year (Q2 2016) from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2015
Mattel just announced their second round of MattyCollector.com San Diego Comic Con 2015 exclusives today.   There are still more reveals coming so stay tuned!   Round two of our SDCC reveals are here! Joining the roster are a dark queen, and super mini-mashups… Ever After High® Raven Queen® SDCC 2015 Exclusive Raven Queen, Daughter…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2015
DHMOTUMini1 THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE® MINICOMICS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Following the critically acclaimed release of The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Dark Horse and Mattel have teamed up once again to deliver another must-have book in 2015: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2015
Just moments ago Mattel posted the announcement of the first two San Diego Comic Con 2015 Exclusive figures over on MattyCollector.com as well as the details of the voucher sale to pick up the figures for those attending SDCC 2015. The announcement on exclusives is coming a little late this year as typically we know the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2015
mattel-logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the appointment of Joseph B. Johnson as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller, effective immediately. Mr. Johnson, age 52, joins Mattel from Chiquita Brands International, Inc., a leading global marketer and distributor of food products, where he served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer &…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
This was just announced over on the MattyCollector.com news page:   Need some beasts to beef up your battles but don’t want to burden your wallet? Then this 24-hour sale is exactly what you’ve been waiting for! Visit our Shop at 9 a.m. PT on Friday 5/1 and you’ll have the chance to pick up…

 

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