by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: March 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Club Eternia® Figure of the Month, March 2011 Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: shield of Ka. magic snake staff interchangeable articulated snake form Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Once a snake, not always a snake… when provoked, this wretched reptile reveals himself to be an…


by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
Just a quick sneak peak at the finished product on the Master of the Universe Classics Sy-Klone.   More on him very soon!  


by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
Just a reminder to all of you California based collectors:  The deadline for the next set of Mattycollector.com’s Collector Appreciation Tour contests, is tomorrow night at 11:59 PM PT.  All residents of the state of California are eligible.  There are two contests running right now: Best Local Collection and City Celebration.  You could win $500 worth of Mattel…


by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2011
This is AFi’s first post-Toy Fair Q&A.  ToyGuru did an amazing job answering fans’ questions at the Mattel collector press event at Toy Fair last month, but there are always a few lingering questions.  That’s where you come in! Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi…


by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2011
DSC_1322.jpg  Today Mattel announced the full line up for their April 2011 MattyCollector.com sale: Toy Fans, I thought our March sale was packed… until I saw the list for our April sale! Be here on Friday, April 15th at 9 a.m. and you’ll find products from four of your favorite lines, including the all-new Lex Luthor…


by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2011
201103_Man-E.jpg The votes are in and the deco for the Masters of the Universe Classics Man-E-Faces has been chosen.   What did fans pick?  Read below and find out!   Toy Fans, Recently, we ran a poll on the color of the upcoming Man-E-Faces® figure. What had happened was that The Four Horsemen wanted to do Man-E-Faces®…


by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2011
We posted the announcement last week about the Mattel Collector Appreciation Tour going on this year and the contests they will be holding, but we want to be sure that fans know that the deadline is rapidly approaching, so now is the time to submit your entries! The contests are open to those who are…


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
 As announced at their Toy Fair presentation on Sunday, Mattel is giving fans the opportunity to pick the color of the first release of the MOTUC Man-E-Faces.  For the next few days they are running a pole on their MattyCollector.com message board.  You only have a few more days to vote so if you want…


by Daniel Pickett
February 11, 2011
Today over on MattyCollector.com Mattel posted the news of what lines will have reveals Sunday night at their collector press event.  AFi will be on hand on Sunday evening bringing you all the latest news and pictures of new Mattel product so keep your eyes on our front page.  Also don’t forget to ‘like’ the…


by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 3, 2011
  In honor of that crazy little thing called Toy Fair 2011 next weekend, your pals at AFi are having a contest! Not just any contest, but a Toy Giveaway Contest!! A CONTEST!!! TOYS!!!! Besides AFi being a cool place to hang out and talk toys, now you can win stuff. What kind of stuff,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2011
 It’s the start of February and the start of a new round of Q&A’s with our friends at Mattel. Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted…


by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2011
 Mattel got in their first production samples of Sy-Klone today and shared the images with fans via their Facebook page this afternoon. Sy-Klone will be coming in April to MattyCollector.com as the April Club Eternia figure. We just got in the first packaged sample of Sy-Klone. Still making a few tweaks but we’re mostly there!…