Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2014
mattell-PGP-studio Officially announced back in October, Mattel’s new Playground Productions has been relatively quiet in the following weeks.   However, today they updated their website to include a new PGP sub page and included this sizzle reel that should give people a better idea of the sorts of projects this new division of Mattel will be tackling.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2014
Honda14Skeltor As part of their “Happy Honda Days” Holiday 2014 ad campaign Honda is pulling on your nostalgia strings with a series of ads starting vintage toys and characters such as Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe.   You can see the current series of ads here: Remember that sheer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
ScreenHunter_01 Nov. 05 08.31 Gifts that harken back to times past and make adults remember the little kid that’s still inside are lining the shelves at Target stores and Target.com this season thanks to a new, exclusive Limited Time Only toy collection.   Target’s Limited Time Only collection of 12 toys will be a hit with kids and collectors,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
DCUMult66Batman1 This week, over on BigbadToyStore.com, a new pre-order listing popped up, without any accompanying image, of a “DC Comics Multiverse 4″ Figure – Batman ’66 (Arkham Origins).”    To many fans this sounded like there will be a 4″ 1966 Adam West TV DC Multiverse Batman figure to stand along side our 4″ Michael Keaton 1989…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2014
Batman_10 AN OPTION FOR EVERY BAT-FAN BATMAN: THE COMPLETE SERIES Multiple Physical, Digital Editions Plus Special Offers Available 11-11-14   Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) sets a new standard for accommodating Bat-fans from the uber-avid to caped-casual with the upcoming release of Batman: The Complete Television Series on November 11, 2014. The most anticipated home entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2014
Mattel just announced the November MattyCollector.com sale product line up and details.   This month’s sale sees the next MOTU Giant, plenty of cool new MOTUC figures (plus a mount AND a vehicle!) and the last of the Total Heroes Ultra figures.   This November, our monthly sale brings new meaning to the phrase “we’re stuffed.”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
BBTSLogo MP-11SW MASTERPIECE SKYWARP EXCLUSIVE Masterpiece Skywarp is now available for pre-order and is listed at $199.99. APS-03 DECEPTICON BARRICADE & SOUNDWAVE TWO-PACK The most popular Decepticons are back! Included in the two-pack are Barricade with Frenzy and Soundwave with Laserbeak and Mr. Gould. It is listed at $144.99. Q TRANSFORMERS SERIES – SETS, SINGLES These…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2014
MEGA Brands MEGA BLOKS Despicable Me line #MINIONMONTAGE CHALLENGE’ RAMPS UP TO LAUNCH MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – MEGA® Brands Inc., a member of the Mattel family of companies (NASDAQ: MAT), has announced today a multi-year global licensing partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) to develop a new kids construction line based on the phenomenally successful Despicable Me franchise from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2014
ScreenHunter_03 Oct. 17 20.56 Offered a new opportunity at another toy company October 17th, 2014 (Los Angeles) – Mattel brand manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich handed in his letter of resignation this morning at Mattel.   After 9 years of making collector product at Mattel, Scott was headhunted by another toy company and has accepted that position.   While Scott has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2014
SPMrMyxChip2 As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and giving…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2014
DCUCSPRiddlerChip1   As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2014
ScreenHunter_432 Oct. 11 16.04 And here are the final reveals for Mattel’s 2014 New York Comic Con digital celebration! Get a sneak peek at the figures we’ll release in April, May, and June 2015, plus the Q2 “beast/oversized” figure.   April 2015 – POP- Angella May 2015 – Blast Attack June 2015 – SSSqueeze Q2 Quarterly figure – Multi-Bot

 

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