Tag: Mattel

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
DCMultiverseTF15pic1 The other day a friend of mine reached out to me to say he had gotten a message from an online retailer that Mattel’s 4″ DC Comics Multiverse line had been canceled.   This was surprising to be because we had just seen production versions of 8-10 NEW figures back in February in the Mattel showroom…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2015
8BallApp1 Beloved Toy Reimagined to Bring Fun and Engaging Digital Experiences for a New Audience EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today has launched the Magic 8 Ball App, inviting a new generation of players to experience the mystical powers of the iconic toy. Celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Magic 8 Ball, the app utilizes the same fun…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2015
Group_Shot_Sheroes2_4.23 Honorees Include Ava DuVernay, Emmy Rossum, Eva Chen, Kristin Chenoweth, Sydney “Mayhem” Keiser and Trisha Yearwood NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Barbie® is honoring six Sheroes, female heroes who inspire girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women everywhere. These women are being honored by Barbie at the Variety Power of Women Luncheon in New York…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2015
Today Mattel announced the line of of figures that will be available for both early access and all access for their May 2015 action figure sale: Explosions your thing? Then you’re going to love May because we’ve got the evil Blast Attak™ robot for May’s Club Eternia® figure and 2014’s Rio Blast™ packing his personal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2015
DC Super Hero Girls1 A New Super Hero Universe Designed Just For Girls, Slated For Fall 2015 Mattel to Launch Company’s First Action Figures for Girls Unprecedented Initiative to Include Digital Content, TV Specials, Made-For-Videos, Publishing, Toys, Apparel and Other Products Random House Children’s Books to be Master Publishing Partner The LEGO Group to be Exclusive Construction Partner Beginning in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2015
Mattel-logo Companies to collaborate connecting Quirky’s vibrant global inventor community with Mattel’s iconic brands and products ranging from toys and games to baby gear and preschool products EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and Quirky, the company that makes invention accessible, today announced an exclusive partnership to spark invention in toys, play and baby gear….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2015
MattelSinclair Richard Dickson Appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer Michael Dolan Appointed as Independent Lead Director EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced Christopher A. Sinclair has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Sinclair, who has been serving as Interim CEO since January 2015, also will continue as Mattel’s…

 

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