Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2014
BHV72_001_newsPage.jpg February is short (28 days) and sweet (Valentine’s Day) so this month we’ve got two figures that are small in size plus one that’s a lover… of freedom, that is! The first Masters of the Universe Minis™ 2-pack of 2014 arrives with hero He-Man® and villain Mer-Man®. 2014 will bring five more 2-packs, and each…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-18 BLUESTREAK EXCLUSIVE This listing is for an exclusive repaint of the MP-18 Masterpiece Bluestreak. We currently do not have any information about the specific colors or deco of this repaint, information will be added as it becomes available. Preorders are open at $84.99 TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS DELUXE SERIES 05 CASE, SET The first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2014
DCSC14SubFinal Toy Guru just posted the following update about the future of DC figures and Mattel.  For those of us that love the 6″ Four Horsemen sculpted figures it’s not good news… however if you can look past your tears you can see the news that there will be one last surprise 6″ DCUC figure:  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2014
It was announced just a few moments ago that Power-Con 2014 would be undergoing some changes.   First it appears they are jettisoning the TMNT and Thundercats properties that it previously celebrated as is focusing solely on Masters of the Universe and She-Ra.   And the biggest surprise to many fans and previous vendors that attended the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2014
MSTH1Wave1 The next new Mattel line we are looking at for 2014 is the 6″ mass retail value line “DC Total Heroes.”   This first wave of the 6″ figures is now hitting mass retail shelves and on-line retailers such as Amazon.com and BigBadToyStore.com.   This line of stylize figures that utilize the same basic “buck” will be a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2014
BatEG4inTargetDisplay1 As we start the new year and stores start re-setting their post-holiday aisles, more new products are hitting stores now.  As we saw at SDCC last year Mattel is thinking small when it comes to retail.  Smaller figures that is.   The “evergreen’ Batman line is shrinking from 5″ to 3.75″ and Batman is bringing along…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2013
MatTent13outside1 Once a year at Mattel HQ as part of their regular company store they have their annual tent sale.  This sale typically runs from just after Halloween until just before Christmas.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock. Whatever item  they put out there they always have a LOT of said item, like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2013
Mattel Video: End of Year Update & Happy Holidays! Just a quick end-of-year product update and a thank you/happy holidays message from Toy Guru. [youtube]http://youtu.be/Pvfujflbi9Y[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
ScreenHunter_244 Dec. 23 10.31 Several folks received a holiday e-card today from Mattel.   I think it was sent out to folks that have signed up for the shop.Mattel.com newsletter, but that’s just a guess.    I saw on Facebook that some folks were afraid to open it thinking it was spam or a virus, but we clicked on it and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
Today Mattel sent over some photos of an attractive young lady (actually cosplayer Natalie Atkins) modeling their new Movie Masters™ Epic Creations™ DC Classic TV Series Batman™ Utility Belt to remind fans that these sets are on sale now.   So who are we to not pass that kind of information on to you, our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 17, 2013
12GrayskullDay-05 As the Castle Grayskull playsets from Mattel begin to arrive at the doorsteps of good little boys and girls all over the world (by mail of course – those things are way too big for even Santa’s magical bag!!), the Four Horsemen are putting up a daily feature chronicling the creation of this massive project!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2013
If you love all of Mattel’s MattyCollector.com product then you had better have deep pockets today as there are three high-dollar items going on sale as part of their December 16th sale.   In today’s sale we have the MOTUC Castle Grayskull day-of sale for $300, the Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand for $130 and the 1966 Batman…

 

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