Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
MOTUMinis2015pic1 In an unprecedented post-Toy Guru move, Mattel and MattyCollector.com has revealed the entire wave of proposed 2015 figures sets for the Masters of the Universe Minis line in an attempt to get enough subscribers to make the line move forward for 2015. The timeline of reveals is as follows: They showed us the first 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
You probably noticed that there was a bit of a gap between episodes, but if you are at all internet savvy you will have found both Jason… and I talking about pop culture stuff on a couple of other podcasts.  Hopefully that helped you get some of your GSi “fix” in between episodes. There’s been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2014
MOTUCTungLashFace2 This month our Snake Men AND our Horde army expands by one more with the release of the November 2014 Club Eternia figure – Tung Lashor! His enemies wish this sinister servant of King Hssss would hold his tongue, but they’re about to feel the sting of his scorn! Adding to the evil army of…

 

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

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
MOTUMinis2015pic1 The Four Horsemen-sculpted 2014 MOTU Minis are wrapping up, but get ready for our 2015 Club MOTU Minis, featuring an exclusive mini Snake Mountain! Details on the subscription to come at MattyCollector.com. 

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
MOTUC2015Q1figures Here’s the SECOND video in 2 days from Mattel about new MOTUC product.  This one covers early 2015: The end of the Classics line begins in January 2015! Here’s a close-up look at some of the figures (and accessories) we’ll release: Lizard Man, Ninja Warrior, fans’ choice Huntara, Oo-Larr, and “versus” two-pack 200X Snake Armor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2014
Hot_wheels_logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ready, Set Go! Today, Hot Wheels® unveils Nitro Warriors: Dare to Connect, an all-new stop-motion video in partnership with award-winning Vanguard Pictures, exploring the thrilling world of Hot Wheels® bringing tracks and stunts to life like never before! From a roaring stadium packed with car spectators to an endless canyon of orange tracks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2014
Here’s your first official look at the latest samples from the 2014 MOTUC line coming out in Club Eternia and Club Etheria. Characters include Tung Lashor , Mermista. New Adventures She-Ra, Spinnerella, and Gwildor.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2014
DCUCSPTrinity1 Here’s your close-up look at the vintage-style DC Super Powers Collection sculpted by the Four Horsemen with build-a-figure pieces to create Kalibak. Also check out Doomsday, the final figure in Signature Series line in special 360 degree view packaging and the Batman 1966-style cowl – perfect for cosplay or display.

 

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