Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin!     Q1) The 6" Ghostbusters, are they intended to be more in-scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2009
Fiat 500 Named Official Barbie(R) 50th Anniversary Car MILAN, Mar 12, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Famous the world over for her fabulous accessories, Mattel today announced the official Barbie(R) 50th Anniversary car – the Fiat 500. Recognized as the ultimate in Italian design, absolute glamour, and one of the most incredibly stylish and notable cars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Mattel and Matty just sent us the latest news and images from what’s happening with upcoming stuff:   Below are images of Wave 9 DCUC figures. Please note that the Guardian figure will indeed be the Classic Guardian and not the modern Guardian as shown at NYCC and in Toy Fare. (this was due to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) today announced it has been named to CRO Magazine’s 10th Annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2009. The world’s largest toy company earned the #7 ranking. "As the global leader in the toy industry, our Corporate Responsibility mission is to ‘play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2009
Birthday Celebrations Around the World Honor Barbie(R) Doll’s 50 Years of Fashion, Cultural Relevance and Aspiration MALIBU, Calif., Mar 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today, 50 years after her debut at New York Toy Fair, Barbie(R) doll celebrates five decades as the world’s most popular fashion doll by unveiling a new face and throwing a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2009
Peter and the gang over at AFHub.com have the scoop on the Justice League Unlimited Legion of Super Heroes test-shots that were purchased at on overseas toy show last week by one of the members of AFHub.  These are for the upcoming MattyCollector.com exclusive set that will be shipping later in 2009.  You can read…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2009
A lot of you have noticed that you were "de-friended" by Matty Mattel on Facebook.com this week.    We have just learned the scoop on what happened.  The issue was there were a lot of FAKE "Matty Mattel" pages popping up on Facebook and Mattel was working with the Facebook crew to have them pulled…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
MeOffice1.jpg I’ve been lucky so far.   I’ve keep toys at my workplace for the past 13+ years, and not just a few here and there.  A LOT!  I’ve been fortunate to work at places where a toy collection fits into the culture so it’s really become and extension of my displaying area.   Here is a [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
I’ve been lucky so far.   I’ve keep toys at my workplace for the past 13+ years, and not just a few here and there.  A LOT!  I’ve been fortunate to work at places where a toy collection fits into the culture so it’s really become and extension of my displaying area.   Here is a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2009
Our good friend Peter from over at AFHub.com shared a scoop with us this morning.   RG from AFhub was traveling in Hong Kong and came across a loose Arsenal figure from Mattel’s Infinite Heroes line. As you might recall Arsenal was supposed to be in the upcoming "DC Infinite Heroes Mallah’s Revenge" boxed set…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 14, 2009
  We know you want all the toy news and you don’t care where you get it from, so we’re helping you out this year by gathering all the site updates here in occasional "roundup" posts when we can. First out of the gate this year is our old friends Rebelscum and their sister site,…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 14, 2009
  The 2009 International Toy Fair has started and our man in New York, Julius Marx, is on his way there and will be sending back all the latest pictures and news of everything that the hip collector wants to know about.  I’m looking at you, Goth Nerd hanging around Hot Topic! So keep checking…

 

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