Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
  I wanted to highlight one other recent blog as part of our 4th Anniversary Extravaganza.  Earlier this week Men of Action blogger Cantina Dan wrote a great blog about the Evolution of the Action Figure starting in the 70’s until now.   It’s a fun read, well worth checking out. You can see it all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
First Quarter Highlights •Worldwide net sales down 15 percent; •Domestic gross sales down 6 percent and international gross sales down 23 percent; •Worldwide gross sales for core brands: Barbie® down 5 percent; Hot Wheels® down 3 percent; Core Fisher-Price® down 17 percent and American Girl® brands down 4 percent; •Gross margin increased 80 basis points…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
TargetTruck.jpg Do I go to work today?  Or do I just keep following this truck to it’s destination in the hopes that it is filled with new JLU and DCUC wave 8?  Hmmmm….. 8 comments

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
I’ll be posting today’s "Scoop Week" reveal in just a bit, but in the meantime the 4th Anniversary Extravaganza Marches on! I have updated the AFI Toy Archive with Mattel & MattyCollector’s SHAZAM Family 4-pack.   This set will be available exclusively on-line later this Summer, but for now you get a closer look at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Do I go to work today?  Or do I just keep following this truck to it’s destination in the hopes that it is filled with new JLU and DCUC wave 8?  Hmmmm…..

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2009 Wave/Assortment: Part of the "Shazam! 4-pack" MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: Single Carded- inside mailer sleeve 4-pack  Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team       The Card:     Figure Turn-Around: Comparisons:   The Set:   The rest of the set: Shazam! Black Atom The Wizard  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2009 Wave/Assortment: Part of the "Shazam! 4-pack" MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: Single Carded- inside mailer sleeve 4-pack  Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team       The Card: Figure Turn-Around:   Comparisons:   The Set:   The rest of the set: Mary Batson Shazam! The Wizard  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2009 Wave/Assortment: Part of the "Shazam! 4-pack" MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: Single Carded- inside mailer sleeve 4-pack  Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team       The Card: Figure Turn-Around:   The Set:   The rest of the set: Mary Batson Black Atom Shazam!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: Summer 2009 Wave/Assortment: Part of the "Shazam! 4-pack" MattyCollector.com exclusive Packaging: Single Carded- inside mailer sleeve 4-pack  Accessories: None Scale: 4" Sculpted By: Mattel In-House Team       The Card: Figure Turn-Around:   Comparisons:   The Set:   The rest of the set: Mary Batson Black Atom The Wizard

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2009
Company Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Social, Environmental and Governance Leadership EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Apr 15, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Mattel, Inc. (NYSE: MAT) announced today it has been named one of the "World’s Most Ethical Companies" in 2009 by the Ethisphere Institute. The selection process included a rigorous, multi-step evaluation process that reviewed the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
  Four years ago this week Jason and I launched Action Figure Insider.  We started off small, and behind the scenes the site was held together with chicken wire and a lot of prayer, but with the help of some amazing and talented people.. friends, we’ve grown AFi into something really cool that we are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2009
Posted on Matty’s Facebook page: Quick update everyone, here are current release dates for the next few items on Mattycollector.com: Mer-Man – 4 /15 (We will likely sell out of Mer-Man on day 1, but we have a second batch coming in which should go on sale about 4/23) Zodac – 5/15 LOSH JLU 4…

 

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