Tag: Mattycollector.com

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2010
Once again it’s time to make your voice heard!   Mattel is asking action figure fans to participate in a new survey.  The survey will be live until Sunday afternoon.   Time is ticking, so get going-  The link is below: Hey action figure fans! We are continually trying to improve upon what we produce for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 6, 2010
Several weeks ago Mattel and Toy Guru made a statement about the MOTU 200X style not carrying through into the MOTUC line going forward.   It was said this was as a direct mandated from Mattel leadership.   As you might imagine this lead to a lot of questions from fans and collectors.   Today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
R6285_Carnivus.jpg September is here and with it brings us another round of Q&A with Mattel!  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.        Q1.  Will the JLU Warlord figure come with any sort of accessory?  A sword? A1. Not in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2010
Mattel posted an update over on MattyCollector.com to help all of us keep track of what will be on sale through the end of the year.  They also announce the upcoming Cyber Monday sale.   Toy Fans, The whirlwind of insanity that is SDCC is over, and we’re finally settled down and getting back to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Now that the dust has settled from another day of MattyCollector.com sales have settled, 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.        Q1. A Lot of fans are still wondering what are you plans for the "naked" Cheetah from DCUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
We have a 2-fer today in the AFi archives.   Both are items on sale tomorrow on MattyCollector.com First we have the MOTUC Whiplash figure.  Whiplash, aka Torrant Krazut, is a bit different from most of the previous MOTUC offerings in that he has a lot of new, custom parts.   This isn’t just a matter of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 16th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Spear Double Sided Blade Vintage and Modern heads Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: When Old Bones needs to lay down the law on his underlings, he calls upon the ultimate enforcer: Whiplash™, Evil Tail-thrashing Warrior™! Sculpted by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 16th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Lab Scanner Subway Ghost with Stand Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Dressed as he appears in the classic television commercial shown in the first Ghostbusters™ film, Ray Stantz™ is “ready to believe you!” Armed with the ghost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Toy Company Moves Up List to Rank 5th Among Large Employers EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mattel, Inc., (NASDAQ:MAT) the world’s largest toymaker, today announced it has been named as one of 2010’s "Best Places to Work in Los Angeles," ranking 5th among large-sized companies. The complete list will appear in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Mattel posted the following club subscription extension news on their site today:   Toy Fans, You guys asked and we say YES! The Club Eternia™ and Club Ecto-1 subscription sale has been extended for one more week. They’re available until 8/11 at 4 p.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, so if you haven’t got yours yet, now’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
How Club Eternia™ Works Purchase a membership to Club Eternia™ for $20 and you’re guaranteed to receive all of the monthly Masters of the Universe® Classics figures released during the year. You’ll also receive a club-exclusive Preternia Disguise He-Man™ and an all-new bonus map poster of Etheria! Starting with Bow™ in January 2011, you are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2010
As part of our continuing Comic Con coverage, AFi’s own "Godfather of Comic Con" Mr. Mike "SDComics" Walker put together this great interview for us with the Mattel team on Preview Night of SDCC 2010.  Take it away Mike!   Scott Neitlich, known as Toy Guru to fans online, is the brand manager for DC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2010
Mattel’s “Mattypalooza” Panel- The Video Here is video of the full video from Mattel’s "Mattypalooza" today from Comic Con 2010. Here’s where the Mattel team covers some DC news, Ghostbusters, and Masters of the Universe. Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Here’s all the news from Mattel’s "Mattypalooza" panel as it breaks! New product will launch all year long on MattyCollector.com. Ghostbusters Club Ecto is available to sign up now.  Club Ecto & Club Eternia will ship together and will only be open for 2 weeks to sign up. Ghostbusters II 6"Box Set – will have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
Mattel Panel Gallery & Video Clip!!! UPDATE! Matty DC Panel slide pictures are now online in our AFi Galleries! Click Here to See!  We have the whole panel on video coming soon, but in the mean time enjoy this piece of the panel  

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2010
  JLU Target and Online retailers Fall 2010 the "lost wave" Omac Superman Red Superman Blue Martian Manhunter (modern) Ultraman Red Tornado Captain Atom   2011 Singles KGBeast Cheetah Batman B’wanna Beast w/ Wonder pig Hro Talak Metallo   Matty: Darkseid and Kalibak, Parademon 2-pack   Fall 2010 3-packs Gray Ghost, Batman, Joker Guy Gardner,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
 Today in the AFi archives we have a Cinderella story.   The little monkey that could.     Back in the 1980’s when Mattel was producing the original Masters of the Universe toy line they were re-purposing animal figures from their ‘Big Jim’ line.  The tiger became Battle Cat, the eagle became Zoar and SCREEEECH.  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 19, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: September 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Removable Armor Big ole’ Axe Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  The third of the large MOTUC "Beast" figures (Battle Cat was the first, Tytus was the second).   This is the first release of a Gygor figure.  Gygor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
Today we have a 2-fer for the archives.   Mattel has sent us a review copy of the regular Masters of the Universe Classics Orko with Prince Adam accessory.  Even though they come packaged together there’s enough great stuff with each figure to warrant their own separate entries into the archive. This MOTUC action figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 17, 2010
    Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: August 2nd, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: 2-pack Accessories: Staff Book of Spells Stand Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  There are 2 versions of this figure.  There is a color changing version of Orko that is sold exclusively at Mattel’s booth at SDCC 2010 and…

 

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