Tag: Mattycollector.com

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.  We have already submitted our questions for the April 15th round, but you can submit your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
Just posted on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page: So at least we now KNOW we will be getting these 6 figures! JLU Fans, After much struggle, I was able to convince management to put two of the remaining eight JLU 3-packs up on MattyCollector.com in the fall. This will be a big test to see if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2011
 Do you have a Headless Giganta?  Are you tired of your one-legged Grundy leaning on his plastic brothers? Is your Arkillo missing his arm instead of his tounge?  If you have any of those issues then WonderCon is the place for you this weekend! Dannelle aka FanGirl 2.0 stopped by our forums today to announce…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2011
This is AFi’s first post-Toy Fair Q&A.  ToyGuru did an amazing job answering fans’ questions at the Mattel collector press event at Toy Fair last month, but there are always a few lingering questions.  That’s where you come in! Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2011
DSC_1322.jpg  Today Mattel announced the full line up for their April 2011 MattyCollector.com sale: Toy Fans, I thought our March sale was packed… until I saw the list for our April sale! Be here on Friday, April 15th at 9 a.m. and you’ll find products from four of your favorite lines, including the all-new Lex Luthor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2011
We posted the announcement last week about the Mattel Collector Appreciation Tour going on this year and the contests they will be holding, but we want to be sure that fans know that the deadline is rapidly approaching, so now is the time to submit your entries! The contests are open to those who are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2011
Just as I arrived back from NYC from Toy Fair 2011 a new box of samples from Mattel arrived.   I gave AFi readers a chance to vote on what from the box I covered first and the vote came back JLU! Here is the first of the 3 new JLU 3-packs I’ll be showing you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2011
At Toy Fair 2011 Mattel announced their Collector Appreciation Tour where they will be hitting four large cons in addition to San Diego Comic Con International.  These added cons will have some tour exclusives as well as contests.   This week Mattel announced addtional details out their tour plans on the MattyCollector.com page.   Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
 As announced at their Toy Fair presentation on Sunday, Mattel is giving fans the opportunity to pick the color of the first release of the MOTUC Man-E-Faces.  For the next few days they are running a pole on their MattyCollector.com message board.  You only have a few more days to vote so if you want…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2011
Today over on MattyCollector.com Mattel posted the news of what lines will have reveals Sunday night at their collector press event.  AFi will be on hand on Sunday evening bringing you all the latest news and pictures of new Mattel product so keep your eyes on our front page.  Also don’t forget to ‘like’ the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2011
 It’s the start of February and the start of a new round of Q&A’s with our friends at Mattel. Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2011
 Mattel got in their first production samples of Sy-Klone today and shared the images with fans via their Facebook page this afternoon. Sy-Klone will be coming in April to MattyCollector.com as the April Club Eternia figure. We just got in the first packaged sample of Sy-Klone. Still making a few tweaks but we’re mostly there!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2011
T5813_PreEterniaDisguise.jpg  Today over on MattyCollector.com, Mattel posted the details of their February 15th sale.  Looks like it’s a all MOTUC month.   That will be nice break after the flood of Mattel news we’ll be getting on the evening of Feb 13th from their Toy Fair collector press event! Toy Fans, February is the month of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2011
Back in July during Comic Con 2010 Mattel announced they would be going a supplemental wave of Green Lantern characters in their DC Retro-Action line starting in February of 2011.   I’m not sure if this would be considered wave 5 or wave 3.5 (since we haven’t seen wave 4 show up yet).   At the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2011
   This morning ToyGuru aka Scott popped in on the MattyCollector.com Ghostbusters message boards to update fans on how the line is doing, what is next andgive them the scoop on the much requested ‘Real Ghostbusters’ animated line expansion: Hey Ghost fans, I know everyone has been itching from some news for the line. Obviously…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February 2011 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Power Sword Rifle Cosmic Key "Power of Grayskull Sticker" Etheria Map (not for sale but will ship to Club members) Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: This is the 2011 Club Eternia subscription bonus figure.  The figure will come…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
It seems only fitting that the February Club Eternia Masters of the Universe Classics figure is a mustachioed harp-playing archer with a heart on his chest.  Mattel and the Horsemen have done a great job updating this ‘Princess of Power ‘character that might otherwise be a tough sell to some of the modern collectors.  Bow…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Bow Arrow Cape with quiver alternate chest piece Modern Head Harp Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  This preview sample provided by Mattel has the "The Original" burst on the name chip.  The figure sent out to subscribers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
Mattel and Digital River made some improvements to their system and the sale on Tuesday seemed to run a lot smoother … except for one issue.   Vikor sold out in under four minutes.   Fortunately it looks like it was an error and there are more on the way.   Mattel posted this on the MattyCollector boards…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2011
 From the ‘better late than never’ department… Whenever I get samples from Mattel I always try to rush and show you the items coming up in the next MattyCollector.com sale as soon as possible before the other stuff.  I’m a little late on this one as I just got the sample yesterday and the figure…

 

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