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by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2014
MOTUCExtendarFace2     June brings us a highly anticipated figure in the Masters of the Universe Classics line – Extendar the Heroic Master of Extension. While Extendar was a vintage MOTU figure he was not part of the 200x line so fans have been waiting 25 years for an updated version.   As with all of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2014
DCSCIceFace I’m not going to re-hash the heartbreak us fans of Mattel’s 6″ Four Horsemen sculpted DC Comics line are experiencing currently.   The line is winding down with the last few figures, despite the recent announcement of Mattel extending their reign the DC Comics master-toy licensee for another 3-5 years.    This week we see the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2014
MOTUBabySkeletor2 The stork just made a delivery, and we couldn’t wait to share the news! Introducing our newest little addition… Baby Skeletor! This bouncing bundle of terror was inspired by two sketches from the twisted minds over at Robot Chicken. Meet the creative team and find out what it took to conceive this tyrannical tot, then…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2014
Rio Blast ships in Sept with all the parts shown here! 2014-2015 figures really do offer huge price value! Mattel and Scott posted the following update today on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page:   MOTUC fans,   As many of you know, over on Mattycollector.com’s fan forums we have a section called “Ask Matty” designed as a forum for you the fan and customer to ask questions about the brand and product directly to Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2014
All new reconfigurable wall mounted figure stand. On sale for $25.00 in July, only on Mattycollector.com Scott, aka Toy Guru posted the the following update on production upgrades Mattel is looking at for the MOTUC line over on the MattyCollector Facebook page:   Toy Fans,   Hey everyone! We’re deep into prep on SDCC, among many other great projects, but I wanted to pop in and give a quick update on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
DCSCDoomsdayDefeat1 Doomsday is almost here! Scott Neitlich (aka Toy Guru) and Mattel packaging designer John Langston take you on a tour of this truly awesome figure and his packaging, an homage to the Superman, The Man of Steel #18 comic released back in November 1992.   Doomsday is available in July 2014 so click on over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 13, 2014
Due to the size, the wings are packed off and must be assembled. Very easy to snap in and enjoy! Just moments ago on their Facebook page Mattel revealed new carded images of MOTUC Flutterina and her bio: Just got in new packaged shots! Enjoy. Flutterina is part of Club Eternia and will be the monthly figure in Aug. She includes a sword and shield. Review samples were also sent out so look for fan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2014
Flogg ships in July as the monthly figure and is part of Club Eternia. His helmet is not removable but he does have his signature whip and the "Filmation" version of He-Man Today, over on the MattyCollector.com Facebook Page, Mattel gave us a sneak peek at the packaged samples of THREE upcoming MOTUC figures:   Hey He-Fans and She-Ravers! Matty Mattel back with some of our latest packaged images of upcoming Masters of the Universe Classic figs! Hot from photo department are two evil characters from the “New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2014
This week, over on the MattyCollector news page, Mattel released the details of the next monthly Early Access and sale items:   Make it a most memorable MOTUC May, with four figures including two long-awaited, fan-demanded arrivals from Club Eternia®. This month collectors get their claws, uh, hands on the fiendish female Scorpia™, along with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2014
ScreenHunter_341 Apr. 13 18.41 Blade is the Evil Master of Swords™.   He’s unique release, in that he was a character in the 1987  Masters of the Universe feature film that also had a vintage figure in the original Masters of the Universe action figure line.   Because he had a previous figure Mattel is also able to make a MOTUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 7, 2014
MOTUCSeaHawkBk Last week Mattel took to their message boards and asked fans of the MOTUC line for their feedback on the debate on the removable armor.   Lately the way the removable armor on some figures has been engineered have made the upper torsos much more bulky to the point where the figures can’t put their arms…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2014
BHG30_001_newsPage.jpg Today Mattel updated the details of their upcoming April sale on MattyCollector.com: Here’s your friendly reminder that our 4/15 sale is coming up soon… Early Access 4/14 Monday, 4/14 from 8 a.m. PT to Tuesday, 4/15 at 8 a.m. PT (subscribers only) Products Available: DCU Wally West The Flash, MOTUC Batros™, MOTUC Goat Man™, MOTUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2014
MOTUCclamshell_41 Do you have an overactive cat or a puppy with a taste for plastic?   Are you forever afraid that your MOTUC figures that have been perfectly preserved in MOTUC clamshells are STILL geting scratched, dented or bitten?   Then Mattel is looking out for YOU with their brand new product announced today on MattyCollector.com – the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
BHV73_001_newsPage.jpg Today, over on MattyCollector.com, Mattel announced the items that will be available as part of their monthly sale on 4/15/14:   Finally, something to look forward to on April 15! We’ve got Blade, the first of three characters from the classic Masters of the Universe movie that were also vintage toys. This skilled swordsman arrives…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2014
MOTUCJumboSkelProto2 Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel has changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2014
DCSC14Group1 The ruler of Atlantis will scour the sea and the shore to give bad guys the hook… which is on the end of his own left arm. One of the most fan-demanded versions, this ’90s-era style Aquaman figure sports an impressive head of hair and a full beard. The king of the seven seas also…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2014
MOTUCclubEtheria_TF14Display1 Scott just posted an update on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page that the MOTUC/POP Club Etheria subscription didn’t hit 100%, but was close enough to move forward: You have the power She-Ra fans! Or is that the honor?! Either way, we just hit our mark for the 2014 Princess of Power Club Etheria sub with 97%…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2014
MOTUCclubEtheria_TF14Display2 Fans have been clamoring to find out an update on the progress of Mattel’s Club Etheria Princess of Power subscription.  The subscription window closes Monday 3/10 at midnight   Scott jumped on the MattyCollector.com message boards today to give an update (he doesn’t have exact numbers of where it stands today as Mattel is closed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2014
ScreenHunter_270 Mar. 03 22.17 Bad news for Hordak®, great news for collectors… the rebels are on their way! Mattel is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of She-Ra® with this limited subscription that puts the main focus on the females of Etheria, including figures from both the vintage line and the Filmation series. And, for the first time ever, this add-on…

 

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