Tag: Scott Neitlich

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2015
WonderConBanner1 Do you like toys? Do you like talking about toys?  Do you like watching guys who make toys talk about toys?   Do you love straight up fun?  Then get yourself down to WonderCon on Friday and join in the conversation!   Action Figure Insider has been doing panels at San Diego Comic con for ten…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2014
SNJakksAnnounce1 Ever since we broke the news of Scott Neitlich aka ToyGuru leaving Mattel back in October I have had a ton of folks ask me where he was going and what was his new gig. We wanted to let him get his legs under him at his new job and settle in… and get his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
You probably noticed that there was a bit of a gap between episodes, but if you are at all internet savvy you will have found both Jason… and I talking about pop culture stuff on a couple of other podcasts.  Hopefully that helped you get some of your GSi “fix” in between episodes. There’s been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2014
ScreenHunter_03 Oct. 17 20.56 Offered a new opportunity at another toy company October 17th, 2014 (Los Angeles) – Mattel brand manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich handed in his letter of resignation this morning at Mattel.   After 9 years of making collector product at Mattel, Scott was headhunted by another toy company and has accepted that position.   While Scott has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2014
A new video this week from Scott at Mattel.   In it Scott gives us a hint as to if the MOTU Giants do well who might be included in a second wave…   Get a close-up look at the 2014 MOTU Giants: He-Man, Skeletor, Stratos & Beast Man. They’re faithful recreations of the vintage MOTU…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
MOTUC2015Sample1     Yes, you do have the power! The fans have spoken, and it’s official… we’ve reached our subscription goal for the final Club Eternia! That means we’ll be seeing Lizard Man, Ninja Warrior, Huntara, club-exclusive Oo-Larr, mini-comics, and the rest of the lineup for 2015. Click on over to MattyCollector.com to sign up for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2014
BabySkeletor_PlainText Did you miss out on your chance to add Baby Skeletor® to your collection? We’ve got you covered. This little guy is the (rotten) apple of our eye, and we want to spread the love. Four lucky fans will Bring Home the Baby! Here’s how… Enter for your chance to win one of four Baby Skeletor® figures…

 

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
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
February 25, 2014
MattyCollector1 The gang at MattyCollector.com sent out the following notice today about Scott Neitlich’s upcoming appearance on the next episode of Travel Channel’s ‘Toy Hunter.’ What happens when the Toy Guru and the Toy Hunter team up? Find out on Wednesday, February 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel. We can’t wait to check out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
DCSCLogo-500x145 While I was at the Mattel booth yesterday at Comikaze 2013 I was talking to Scott aka Toy Guru and he gave me a little hint that we might still be getting one last unannounced surprise for fans of DCUC and the DC Signature Classics line. After the panel he said to me: I’m really…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
Yesterday Comikaze 2013 kicked off with with Mattel Mattypalooza panel and with it, two new Masters of the Universe Classics reveals.   Announced this weekend were Flutterina, receiving her first toy since 1985 and Intergalactic Skeletor (who is also “New Adventures of He-Man” Skeletor, but apparently there was a rights issue with using the words “New…

 

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