Tag: MattyCollector.com

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2012
Today Mattel announced the line up of the July figures for their monthly sale.  This sale will NOT include the 2012 Comic Con exclusives.   Also this sale is on the 16th of the month as the 15th is a Sunday. Toy Fans, For most people, July means swimming pools and BBQs. For the Matty team,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2012
AFi’s “Ask Matty” Mattel Q&A Answers for June 15th, 2012 (And a new product video!) 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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2012
On sale this week, on Friday the 15th is Horde Prime the June figure in the Club Eternia subscription.   Horde Prime is still a figure shrouded in mystery… literally.  Mattel has gone to great lengths to protect the secret of Horde Prime’s face, including gluing the removable helmet down at Toy Fair, not putting a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2012
The choice of Mattel to use Comic Con 2012 to launch a new figure/staction/product line has been a controversial one with fans.  I think this reaction was so strong because fans were expecting there to be some sort of DC Universe Classics/DC Signature Collection exclusive.  Mattel’s response to this was that the SDCC exclusives have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2012
We got a big box of review samples from Mattel this week so get ready for a lot of features on new Mattel stuff, including a lot of the Comic Con exclusives! First up we have the DC Signature Collection figure for August – Mirror Master! Ah… it feels good to get another Flash Rogue. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2012
This past week on their MattyCollector.com page Mattel announced the official line up for their June 15th sale: Toy Fans, Here’s your reminder for our upcoming sale on Friday, June 15th. Be here at 9 a.m. PT and here’s what we’ll have for you: June 15th Monthly Sale DCU: Atrocitus (included with Club Infinite Earths…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2012
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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Last week Mattel posted the following news on how to pre-order their SDCC 2012 exclusives for those attending the con this summer:   Toy Fans,SDCC is right around the corner and, as we’ve done since 2010, we’re going to offer a limited amount of products to be pre-ordered here at MattyCollector.com for pick-up at San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Video Preview: SDCC The Dark Knight Rises Batman Exclusive, MOTUC Snake Men & Horde Prime Scott Neitlich, aka Toy Guru, gives you a preview of three 2012 figures: The Dark Knight Rises Batman (in amazing packaging featuring Wayne Manor and the Bat Cave, plus lights and sounds) and from MOTUC, the Snake Men 2-pack and Horde Prime  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2012
King Kong Bundy WWE Figure at MattyCollector.com   WWE® Fans, Get ready for an Avalanche Splash! Be here on Monday, May 21st at 9 a.m. PT (12 noon ET) and we’ll have Bundy™, the third figure in our 2012 WWE® Legends line. Better clear some space in your collection because this guy is massive! Click here to order yours right now!

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2012
Earlier today Mattel sent our a special teaser image to subscribers in the Masters of the Universe Club Eternia showing them that Mekaneck is slotted to  be the October figure and giving some details on how his action feature will be simulated.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
Last week we posted an interview with Mattel’s Scott Neitlich talking about the collector/online side of Mattel’s DC action figure business.  Today we get to hear a bit from the newly formed retail team.  The retail team is a bit more coy.  They have asked that we not publish their names and instead they will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2012
This is the first of a 2-part interview with Mattel.   Part one is an interview with Mattel’s Scott Neitlich, part two is with the new Mattel DC retail team.  Part 2 will be posted tomorrow. Mattel has always been very kind to AFi and we’ve had the good fortune to work with some amazing Mattel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 5, 2012
Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich on Spikor and Free Comic Day    

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 5, 2012
For the past two years Mattel has loaned out a set of their Comic Con exclusives for that year to the closest comic book shop  to their headquarters for Free Comic Book Day.   The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, Ca is the lucky recipient of this preview. This year they are displaying: – MOTUC Vykron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2012
Mattel just updated their MattyCollector new page with the sale items for Tuesday 5/15 as well as some additional shipping news for MOTUC Mighty Spector and the Golden Age Flash. Toy Fans,Okay, everyone, here’s your reminder for our upcoming sale on Tuesday, May 15th. Here’s the list of items we’ll have (but please read on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2012
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. If you have Mattel  questions make sure to post them in the thread for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
Scott “Toy Guru” talks Vyrkon MOTUC SDCC 2012  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
As it’s turns out we have a bit more anniversary stuff than we can squeeze into one week.  We have this entry below and several interviews we still need so get to, and there might be one more surprise his week if we can pull it together.   SCOOP WEEK DAY 6 This isn’t a…

 

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