Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
DCSCDoomsdayDefeat1 Doomsday is almost here! Scott Neitlich (aka Toy Guru) and Mattel packaging designer John Langston take you on a tour of this truly awesome figure and his packaging, an homage to the Superman, The Man of Steel #18 comic released back in November 1992.   Doomsday is available in July 2014 so click on over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2014
—Popular Tourist Destination for Girls and Families Offers Tropical-Themed Fun— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– School’s out for the summer and American Girl—one of the country’s top experiential retail and tourist destinations—is the place for girls and their families to get away for a fun-filled summer vacation. From May 22 through August 27, American Girl’s 16 store locations nationwide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2014
Mattel-logo Dickson to Lead Unified Global Brand Strategy for World’s Leading Toy Maker   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the creation of a new, unified marketing and creative division to span the company’s global portfolio of consumer brands. To lead this new global brand team, Mattel has named Richard Dickson Chief…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2014
20140516-143729.jpg I’m jetting off to celebrate the nuptials of our own Cantina Dan and walking through terminal 5 at LAX I came across a store I didn’t know existed – The Mattel Experience. It’s very well stocked with all the latest Mattel lines and has a better selection than any mass retailer or even the Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2014
Mattel-logo Kilpin to Lead Mattel’s Growth in Established and Emerging International Markets EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that company veteran Tim Kilpin has been named Executive Vice President, International, effective immediately. Kilpin will be responsible for advancing Mattel’s already strong international presence, and for leading the company’s growth in emerging markets throughout…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2014
It’s a few days late from when they said to expect the announcement, but here are the next 3 reveals of Mattel’s SDCC 2014 exclusives:   It’s been a week since our last reveal, and we know you’ve been patiently waiting for the next batch. Well, wait no more because here are three more new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2014
Due to the size, the wings are packed off and must be assembled. Very easy to snap in and enjoy! Just moments ago on their Facebook page Mattel revealed new carded images of MOTUC Flutterina and her bio: Just got in new packaged shots! Enjoy. Flutterina is part of Club Eternia and will be the monthly figure in Aug. She includes a sword and shield. Review samples were also sent out so look for fan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2014
Yesterday Mattel revealed the next SDCC 2014 exclusive in their line-up.   This new reveal is for their wildly popular “Monster High” doll line:   Monster High® Manny Taur™ & Iris Clops ™ 2-Pack ($40) Bull in china shop seeks gentle ghoul with the stars in her eye to help navigate the confusing maze of high…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2014
CBSDCC14Banner1 The weekend, for Free Comic Book Day, Mattel has 2 of their upcoming San Diego Comic Con exclusives on display at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca.   This is the 3rd or 4th year in a row they have done this sort of reveal display for Free Comic Book Day.   The Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2014
Flogg ships in July as the monthly figure and is part of Club Eternia. His helmet is not removable but he does have his signature whip and the "Filmation" version of He-Man Today, over on the MattyCollector.com Facebook Page, Mattel gave us a sneak peek at the packaged samples of THREE upcoming MOTUC figures:   Hey He-Fans and She-Ravers! Matty Mattel back with some of our latest packaged images of upcoming Masters of the Universe Classic figs! Hot from photo department are two evil characters from the “New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
This week, over on the MattyCollector news page, Mattel released the details of the next monthly Early Access and sale items:   Make it a most memorable MOTUC May, with four figures including two long-awaited, fan-demanded arrivals from Club Eternia®. This month collectors get their claws, uh, hands on the fiendish female Scorpia™, along with…

 

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