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by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2015
WonderConBanner1 Do you like toys? Do you like talking about toys?  Do you like watching guys who make toys talk about toys?   Do you love straight up fun?  Then get yourself down to WonderCon on Friday and join in the conversation!   Action Figure Insider has been doing panels at San Diego Comic con for ten…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2015
Oh man! Another gap between episodes? Yes. Yes it’s true. Both Jason and I have been traveling a bit this Spring so our schedules have been a little wonky. I just got back from Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle and Jason ran off to the Twin Cites for a bit, so we were literally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
TBTConventionSale_Logo Mattel just posted the following news about this upcoming sale on MattyCollector.com: July is just a few months away and with it comes the mother of all conventions, San Diego Comic Con. But before we dive head first into the insanity, we’re taking a moment to look back at past cons with a special 24-hour…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
club200x_Lineup1 All the figures have been revealed, plus the special sub-only head pack.  The percentage keeps inching up, but it’s not there yet!   Here is the update just posted by MattyCollector’s “Skeletor’s Love Child”:   I’ll keep this short and sweet: As of last night the subscription has reached 81% of the total needed to bring…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2015
Now that all 6 action figures in the MattyCollector.com MOTUC Club 200x subscription have been revealed it was everyone’s hope we would see a spike in the sub numbers.  Mattel has been posting updates every Wednesday on the MattyCollector.com message boards.  When we heard from them last week the news was the sub was only…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2015
MOTUC_200x_Prahvus1 MattyCollector sent out the final reveal for the MOTUC “Club 200x” Sub – Prahvus!   Here’s a look at the Evil Master of Doom and his accessories! Now all of the figures in the 200x sub have been revealed, so it’s time for fans to do their part!   We saw MattyCollector.com try the full reveal with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2015
Today, over on the Matty Collector message boards, Mattel rep “Skeletor’s Love Child” revealed the last figure for the Club 200x mini-subscription – King Chooblah.  That’s a whole lot of new tooling!   Who do you think would win in a fight, Jason Voorhees or this guy? Now that you have seen all of the figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2015
QueenGrayskull Today, over on the MattyCollector message boards, Mattel rep “Skeletor’s Love Child” updated fans on the progress of the MOTUC Club 200x subscription.   Even with the reveal of the awesome Queen Grayskull figure it appears that they are only at the half way point to the ultimate goal of releasing the whole sub: Good…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2015
This was just posted over on the official MattyCollector.com message boards by Mattel rep ‘Skeletor’s Love Child.’   One more reveal in the Club 200x MOTUC Subscription plan going on right now at MattyCollector.com. I’m going to tell you a secret but it has to stay just between us… To that I say: LONG LIVE THE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
ImaginextTRex2 Check out this GIANT Ultra T-Rex from Fisher-Price and Imaginext! This giant beast should be in stores for the 2015 holiday season. Come with 3 figures. Imaginext, more than any other toy line out there, has me saying the wistful statement “Man… if they had had that when I was a kid…” and this incredible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
BarbieTris1 EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Timed to the upcoming release of The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the sequel to the 2014 blockbuster Divergent, Barbie® unveils images of the new Tris Barbie® doll available now on TheBarbieCollection.com and Amazon.com. In this photo, the Tris Barbie® doll reenacts an iconic scene from the new movie in theaters nationwide March 20th. Barbie…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2015
ImaginextBatTower3 Here is a video look at the upcoming Fisher-Price Imaginext’s Bat Tower!!!!  This set will be available Fall 2015 as part of their holiday push.  It comes with a new Batman and Joker figures and plenty of play value with transforming action, lights and sounds.   Check out more Imaginext goodies that will be coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2015
Once more the new team behind MattyCollector.com have taken to the official Mattel message boards to bring MOTUC fans an update on the progress of the 2015 Club 200x subscription going on now:   Here is your second official update for the subscription: We are currently at 39% of our goal. I’m pleased with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2015
IMG_8145.JPG Bill from Mattel is a special guest today at the Las Vegas Super ToyCon and he brought a whole bunch of brand new WWE figures.  None of this was shown at Toy Fair. It includes the new Target exclusive wave and the Four Horsemen 4 pack.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2015
Yesterday, over on the official MattyCollector.com message boards, the Matty employee known as “Skeletor’s Love Child” posted the first update on the status of the Club 200x MOTUC asdd-on subscription.   “Good day! Earlier this week I promised I would keep you apprised of what’s happening with the 200X subscription since there will be no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
ScreenHunter_01 Feb. 26 08.36 Join Brandon Sopinsky, Mattel designer, for a close-up look at Giant Zodac (coming March 2015) and Giant Man-at-Arms (coming summer 2015) and our 2015 convention item, the Hover Robot three-pack (first available in Early Access only in April). Then go to www.MattyCollector.com to check product availability and sign up for email for reminders. Lots of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2015
ScreenHunter_509 Feb. 24 00.32 All the kids these days are doing the unboxing videos on the YouTubes… So I will too! I just got back from Toy Fair and there was a big box from Mattel waiting for me. What was inside?   Let’s have a look together!

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2015
DSC_0888 We weren’t going to hit the last day at Toy Fair 2015, but we found ourselves will a little extra time that Tuesday, so we bundled back up and headed back to the Javits center for a look at a few other booths that I wanted to hit.   Now we have updated our Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2015
The 2015 Club 200x subscription is now open and available to order on MattyCollector.com.   To kick it off Mattel posted some new info and a new video about the sub.   As it turns out the mention of Grizzlor in the headpack was accurate…   All hail the Queen! And the King, for that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2015
club200x_Logo1 Today on MattyCollector.com Mattel posted all of the details for the upcoming Club 200x MOTUC mini-subscription.    This sub was first announced over the weekend at Toy Fair 2015.   While we saw 3 of the characters and the exclusive head-pack at the show, then Mattel showed on more character on-line, now the details posted today give…

 

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