Tag: Skeletor

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
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
January 21, 2015
For years Barsom has been professionally sculpting garage kits, statues and action figures for some big companies.  Now he takes on one of geek-doms biggest villains in the form of a 3rd party head for your MOTU baddie – Skeletor.    This ain’t no digitally sculpted Shapways project for you to finish.   This is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
As we told you about last month, Honda is really pulling on the nostalgia strings for kids of the 1980’s with the focus on classic toys in their 2014 Happy Honda Days ad campaign. Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe all make appearances in the original grouping of commercials….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 1, 2014
Product Pre-order Launches Dec. 8th LOS ANGELES, December 1st 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE)—   I’ll get you HE MAN! Pop Culture Shock keep rolling out their masterful MOTU collectibles with their newest edition- SKELETOR! “No top ten list of great 80s villains is complete without the yellow-skulled-one.” said Jerry Macaluso, President of Pop Culture Shock, “The fans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2014
As part of their “Happy Honda Days” Holiday 2014 ad campaign Honda is pulling on your nostalgia strings with a series of ads starting vintage toys and characters such as Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe.   You can see the current series of ads here: Remember that sheer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
Are you ready for Hikari Friday?! This Friday, Funko is giving away TWO Hikari Sofubi Figures! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels -@OriginalFunko Metallic Skeletor Hikari Sofubi Figure   Metal Mix Astro Boy is available exclusively through Entertainment Earth. Metal Mix Astro Boy is limited to 1000pcs. Pre-Order at www.entertainmentearth.com!  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
Today, Thursday 9/25 is the last day you can sign up for the MOTU Giants 2014 subscription.  You can choose from having them shipped monthly, or to save on shipping you have have all 4 of the 2014 figures shipped at once at the end of the year.  Plus, if you sub you save $5…

 

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 15, 2014
Are you ready for Hikari Friday?! This Friday, Funko is giving away TWO Hikari Sofubi Figures! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels. @OriginalFunko Premium Blaze Spider-Man Hikari Sofubi Figure Hikari Premium Blaze Spider-Man is over 10″ TALL!   Mythos Skeletor is available exclusively through Entertainment Earth. Mythos Skeletor is limited to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2014
Are you ready for HIKARI FRIDAY?! This Friday, Funko is giving away Piece #1 of Havoc Skeletor Hikari Sofubi Figure! He is limited to 2000pcs worldwide! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels. @OriginalFunko Enter now for your chance to win a highly collectible figure! Havoc Skeletor Hikari Sofubi Figure If you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2014
Are you ready for Hikari Friday?! This Friday, we are giving away a brand new character in our line of Hikari Sofubi Figures! We are holding the giveaway via our social media channels. @OriginalFunko This week we are giving away Piece #1 of the Limited Edition Mystic Powers Skeeltor Hikari Sofubi Figure!   Mystic Powers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
Springing forth from a Robot Chicken sketch (only eluded to and not mentioned by name, unlike the direct tie-in of Mo-Lar) Mattel announces one of the strangest editions to the Masters of the Universe toy line… and that’s saying something coming from an action figure line with names like Fisto and Goat-man!   Coming this June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2014
After Mattel revealed photos this week of the carded MOTUC “New Adventures” Intergalactic Skeletor figure fans were concerned about the way the armor/torso piece and the removable helmet fit onto the finished figure.    Today Mattel posted additional press photos and sample photos on their Facebook page:    MOTU fans, Ask and ye shall receive! Here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2014
Today, over on the MattyCollector.com Facebook Page, Mattel gave us a sneak peek at the packaged samples of THREE upcoming MOTUC figures:   Hey He-Fans and She-Ravers! Matty Mattel back with some of our latest packaged images of upcoming Masters of the Universe Classic figs! Hot from photo department are two evil characters from the “New…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2014
Today Mattel updated the details of their upcoming April sale on MattyCollector.com: Here’s your friendly reminder that our 4/15 sale is coming up soon… Early Access 4/14 Monday, 4/14 from 8 a.m. PT to Tuesday, 4/15 at 8 a.m. PT (subscribers only) Products Available: DCU Wally West The Flash, MOTUC Batros™, MOTUC Goat Man™, MOTUC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
Today, over on MattyCollector.com, Mattel announced the items that will be available as part of their monthly sale on 4/15/14:   Finally, something to look forward to on April 15! We’ve got Blade, the first of three characters from the classic Masters of the Universe movie that were also vintage toys. This skilled swordsman arrives…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2014
In the summer of 1986, in a mall in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Mattel Toy Company presented their new line of the Masters of the Universe Toy collection with a touring “showroom” that went to malls in large cities.   It presented the line as a “show” for kids and their parents to walk through and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2014
Clever person and Castle Grayskullman creator Daniel Benedict has put together a great little viral video to help spread the word about Power-Con 2014 switching to a smaller show and relocating to the east coast by recruiting the original voice talent for Eternia’s badest bad guy… Original Skeletor voice Alan Oppenheimer and 200X Skeletor voice…

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2013
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. Don’t forget, a brand new batch of MattyCollector.com items go on sale Monday…

 

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