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…


by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2015
MOTUCMincomicsFallEt2 We had so much stuff planned for our 10th anniversary week that we couldn’t squeeze it all in back in April and since this whole year is really our 10th anniversary we are going to keep on celebrating! Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich has been a friend and a gracious contributor to us here at AFi…


by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2015
Just moments ago Mattel posted the announcement of the first two San Diego Comic Con 2015 Exclusive figures over on MattyCollector.com as well as the details of the voucher sale to pick up the figures for those attending SDCC 2015. The announcement on exclusives is coming a little late this year as typically we know the…


by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
This was just announced over on the MattyCollector.com news page:   Need some beasts to beef up your battles but don’t want to burden your wallet? Then this 24-hour sale is exactly what you’ve been waiting for! Visit our Shop at 9 a.m. PT on Friday 5/1 and you’ll have the chance to pick up…


by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2015
Today Mattel announced the line of of figures that will be available for both early access and all access for their May 2015 action figure sale: Explosions your thing? Then you’re going to love May because we’ve got the evil Blast Attak™ robot for May’s Club Eternia® figure and 2014’s Rio Blast™ packing his personal…


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2015
Oh man! Another gap between episodes? Yes. Yes it’s true. Both Jason and I have been traveling a bit this Spring so our schedules have been a little wonky. I just got back from Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle and Jason ran off to the Twin Cites for a bit, so we were literally…


by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
TBTConventionSale_Logo Mattel just posted the following news about this upcoming sale on MattyCollector.com: July is just a few months away and with it comes the mother of all conventions, San Diego Comic Con. But before we dive head first into the insanity, we’re taking a moment to look back at past cons with a special 24-hour…


by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
club200x_Lineup1 All the figures have been revealed, plus the special sub-only head pack.  The percentage keeps inching up, but it’s not there yet!   Here is the update just posted by MattyCollector’s “Skeletor’s Love Child”:   I’ll keep this short and sweet: As of last night the subscription has reached 81% of the total needed to bring…


by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2015
Now that all 6 action figures in the MattyCollector.com MOTUC Club 200x subscription have been revealed it was everyone’s hope we would see a spike in the sub numbers.  Mattel has been posting updates every Wednesday on the MattyCollector.com message boards.  When we heard from them last week the news was the sub was only…


by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2015
MOTUC_200x_Prahvus1 MattyCollector sent out the final reveal for the MOTUC “Club 200x” Sub – Prahvus!   Here’s a look at the Evil Master of Doom and his accessories! Now all of the figures in the 200x sub have been revealed, so it’s time for fans to do their part!   We saw MattyCollector.com try the full reveal with…


by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2015
This was just posted over on the official MattyCollector.com message boards by Mattel rep ‘Skeletor’s Love Child.’   One more reveal in the Club 200x MOTUC Subscription plan going on right now at MattyCollector.com. I’m going to tell you a secret but it has to stay just between us… To that I say: LONG LIVE THE…


by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2015
Once more the new team behind MattyCollector.com have taken to the official Mattel message boards to bring MOTUC fans an update on the progress of the 2015 Club 200x subscription going on now:   Here is your second official update for the subscription: We are currently at 39% of our goal. I’m pleased with the…