by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2016
MOTUCSnakeMountainSDCC15pic1 There have been a lot of rumors swirling around online this month about the future of Masters of the Universe Classics, Thundercats and the future of MattyCollector.com in 2017.   There hasn’t been any communication from Andrew Sparks, who took over MattyCollector.com when Kim, aka Skeletor’s Love Child left Mattel since his appearance at Toy fair…


by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2016
MOTUCFilmationHeMan1 Friday on the official MattyCollector Facebook page Mattel announced a new Masters of the Universe give away that will run every Friday in March:   He-Man fans & Matty Collectors! We’ve heard you, and we want to give you one (okay, 5) last chances to get our most powerful figure in the universe! Every Friday…


by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2016
MOTUCVultakTF1 Today on the Matty Message boards Mattel updated fans on the March sale and shipping:   Matty Collector’s March sale will soon be open, and you won’t want to miss it! Keep your eyes open for our Masters of the Universe Goat Man, Peekablue, Point Dread & Talon Fighter, and our main figure, Vultak, which…


by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2016
Friday, 2:00pm - 8" of snow MOTU Classics, New Adventures, Giants, Minis… we love ‘em all. But when we saw how awesome the six new Filmation-style figures turned out, we felt like kids on Christmas morning! These new figures took us right back to where it started for many of us… the animated ‘80s series! There’s He-Man® posing with the Power Sword,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2016
MOTUC20HemanPackFt Today MattyCollector.com updated the site with the February sale information and with it the first of the 2016 Masters of the Universe 2.0 figures based on the Filmation animation.   The first figure is He-Man and the new images they posted also reveal the new packaging for this line: Box Front: Box Back: His story…


by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2015
MOTUC200xPravhusLoose As 2015 draws to a close so to are we coming to the end of the Master of the Universe Classics “Club 200x” Sub-line.  The MattelCollector.com December 2015 monthly figure is the evil Prahvus, Evil Master of Doom. Even though Prahvus uses the standard buck body and many familiar parts, it’s the new parts and…


by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2015
This week MattyCollector.com updated their news page to let fans know what would be coming for their monthly sale for December:   December brings freezing temps but we assert the right to bare arms! Oh wait, make that the right to bear arms, as in two weapons packs and a place to store ‘em. Plus…


by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2015
MOTUC20EvilSeed1 Great news for MOTUC fans!   It was announced just moments ago on the MattyCollector.com Facebook Page that the Masters of the Universe Classics 2.0 Subscription funded and will be released!   The update was brief, but positive: Classics 2.0 is happening! We’re stoked to produce these awesome figures. Thanks to all the fans for…


by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2015
motuc_castlegrayskull1_Throne We got a tip today from a credible source informing us that Kim M, the interim brand manager for Masters of the Universe Classics, aka “Skeletor’s Love Child” is no longer with Mattel.   Kim, who took over as interim brand manager when Scott Neitlich resigned, has left her role on MOTUC and Mattel almost a year to the…


by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 2015
Posted today “From the Desk of Skeletor’s Love Child”   This is going to be a long one so before you settle in make sure you have your beverage of choice and some snacks handy. King Hssss As of right now he will not be available until January 2016. For the reasons why please see…


by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2015
MOTUCClassics20Email The Masters of the Universe Classics 2.0 subscription is now open and live on MattyCollector.com:   Don’t call them “classics” – call them Classics 2.0! Created with inimitable Filmation style, six figures plus the subscription-only Evil Seed could be on their way to you in 2016 … if you subscribe right now! Choose the bi-monthly…


by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2015
MOTUCKngChooblahFt2 Heroic King of the Kulataks Today on MattyCollector.com sees the release of the Masters Of the Universe Classics King Chooblah action figure.   King Chooblah is the next figure in the “200X” sub-line that features characters and designs seen in the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe animated series.  If you already subscribed to…


by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2015
This week Mattel announced an upcoming, special Masters of the Universe Classics sale for MattyCollector.com that will feature figures from their Princess of Power sub-line.   See below for all the details:   Snag some must-have figures from our Princess of Power® Anniversary Sale including a few fearless fighters, some wicked warrior women, and an…


by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2015
pc2016Exclusives1 The details of ticket pre-sales and exclusive sales for Power-Con 2016 have been posted and the launch is THIS WEEKEND!   Make sure you mark your calendar to get your tickets so you don’t miss out on the triumphant return of Power-Con!! See below for all the details: Are you ready for the power to…


by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2015
MOTUC16MostWanted1 Mattel posted today that the MOTUC line for 2016 fully funded by the deadline.  MOTUC lives to fight another year with their shortened “Collector’s Choice” series of figures.  Congrats to all the fans who rallied and made this happen!     posted August 12, 2015 08:30 AM And now you shall receive them. The sub…


by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2015
MOTUCSDCC14KingHssssRedact1 Last night we posted the news that MattyCollector.com had announced a new/different plan than the original one for the King Hssss torso for Club Eternia 2015.   This news seemed to divide the fandom on how Matty was handling this piece that many believed would be a pack in accessory of another figure in the 2015…


by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2015
MOTUCSDCC15Reveals1 Today, Kim from MattyCollector took to the Matty message boards to clear up some questions fans had from all of their Comic Con 2015 announcements:   Hi guys, We haven’t been ignoring you, it’s more like everyone has been trying to get caught up and back into the regular groove now that Comic Con is…


by Daniel Pickett
July 6, 2015
S7SDCC15skeletor_sofubi1 Just when you thought ALL of the SDCC exclusives for 2015 had been announced, Super7 sneaks in on more:   No words can describe how excited we are about this announcement! Introducing the soft vinyl Skeletor figure, which will only be available at the Skeletor’s Lair during San Diego Comic-Con. Imagine a world where the…


by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2015
InvictaFigure1 I’m horribly late posting about this Kickstarter campaign for the INVICTA CHALLENGE project by my friend Jim Murphy because there has been so much pre-SDCC news, but the good news is that the campaign is already over 90% funded so with your help it can become a reality!   Jim is a US Marine that…


by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2015
SDCC_2015_614x90V2 It looks like the Secret Wars Hot Wheel’s 3-pack is not available in All-Access and the two regular Monster High exclusives sold out yesterday during Early Access, but the rest of the SDCC 2015 Mattel exclusives are available to order now for fans that WILL be attending Comic Con next month and can pick up…