Tag: Thundercats

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2016
4HMLogo4 The roll out/announcement of the demise of MattyCollector.com and the “hand off” of Masters of the Universe to Super 7 has been sloppy and confusing at best.  There has been a LOT of behind the scenes scrambling and trying to figure out what it all means and who will be doing what with all of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2016
MattelSDCC16SheRaThunder1 In a very strange turn of events, yesterday Mattel made some sweeping changes to their SDCC exclusives, telling fans they will no longer be available for sale at the con, but instead opting to sell a lot of the items online starting on July 18th.   If you already pre-ordered items to be picked up at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2016
ThunderCats-Fall-2012-Product-1 Today we wrap up our Thunderweek reveals of Bandai’s “lost year” of ThunderCats product.  For our final installment we will look at what would have been the next/last wave of basic 4″ figures. If you are just joining us, former Bandai line manager, and old friend of AFi, Amanda W was gracious enough to pass…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2016
MezSDCC16PlushSnarf1 Straight from Third Earth comes  one of the most beloved members of the Thundercats family- Snarf. Originally the nursemaid to young Lion-O, Snarf became the  comedic yet fiercely loyal sidekick of the ThunderCats as Lion-O grew older. The Snarf plush stands  stands a snarfing 8 inches tall  and comes with an informative hangtag. Huggable and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2016
ThunderCats Fall 2012 Product.pptx We are coming to the end of our Thunderweek reveals of Bandai’s “lost year” of ThunderCats product.  I know this posting is a little late.  I’m actually going to split this last post into two posts so that I can get this half posted today.   Today we are going to look at the vehicles that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2016
MattySDCC16TCats2pk1 Today Mattel posted some additional information on the previously announced ThunderCats Comic Con 2016 exclusive 2-pack.  Along with the articulation and accessory details they also posted some concept images of the figures and turnarounds of the packaging.   ThunderCats™ WilyKit & WilyKat™ 2-Pack – $60 Recreate the exciting adventures of the twin ThunderCats™ on Third…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2016
Photographer Jeremy Lloyd, Stylist Alphonse Neri
Stylist Mattel unveiled another round of Comic Con Exclusives available for presale on June 17 on Mattycollector.com.  Below is now the FULL list of Mattel SDCC exclusives.   List of NEW Mattel SDCC Exclusive Reveals: DC COMICS™ MULTIVERSE SUICIDE SQUAD™ THE JOKER AND PANDA 2 PACK SRP: $40 Available: Onsite This Comic Con exclusive includes 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2016
thundercats_logo_new1 Welcome back to Thunderweek on AFi.   Thank you all for your patience with me having to split up the reveals. We are looking at Bandai’s canceled second year of Thundercats products that would have been released in 2012 had the animated series gone forward with a second season. If you missed any of the previous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2016
TCPanthroTease1 Hey all, I’m sorry to have to do this, but I have to push the ‘Pause Button’ on Thunderweek.  I’ve had to run out of town for some family stuff and I don’t think I can give the last two installments the time and attention they need, so it’s going on a brief hiatus and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2016
thundercats_logo_new2.jpg Welcome back to Day 3 of THUNDERWEEK where we are taking a look at the lost year of Bandai America’s ThunderCats products that would have been released back in 2012 if the show and the line had not been cancelled.  If you missed any of the previous installments you can go back and check out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2016
thundercats_logo_new2.jpg Welcome to AFi’s THUNDER WEEK where we are, for the first time anywhere revealing a years worth of unproduced ThunderCats products from Bandai America.   If you missed the previous installments you can read the Day 0 Sneak Peek and the Day 1 reveals at the previous links and also catch up on the story so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2016
thundercats_logo_new2.jpg Back in 2009 Warner Brothers Animation and Studio 4°C Animation started development on a revamped and revived Thundercats animated series.  This new series launched with an hour long special in July 2011 on the Cartoon Network.   The series was very well received by critics and fans.   I’m sure not everyone loved it, but it was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2016
ThunderCats-Fall-2012-Product-1 We have a special week planned for you all of you AFi readers next week… it’s a little later than I had originally planned, but better late than never!   I wanted to post this scoop last month as part of our 11th anniversary, but there was so much other news and reveals that week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2016
MattySDCC16Tease3 Mattel has expanded their SDCC 2016 exclusive teases beyond the She-Ra doll and today posted the logos of the different lines that will make up their 2016 SDCC exclusives.  Judging by the logos below there will be at least 15 items for sale from Matty and across Mattel. We should know more about the individual…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2016
MatTCatsLionOBoxFt Yesterday Mattycollector reveled to fans the new packaging for the Lion-O figure in their upcoming Thundercats Club Third Earth action figure line.  This slick new package was designed by Mattel package designer Jason Langston.   Feast your eyes on this first ever look at our 2016 Thundercats subscription Lion-O packaging! Not a subscriber and like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2016
MattyThundercatsWave1 The Mattel/MattyCollector.com 2016 ThunderCats action figure line subscription period ends tomorrow 2/26. Don’t miss out, get yours today! Feel the magic, hear the roar, ThunderCats™ are loose! All the way from Thundera to Third Earth … and now to you with this subscription for 2016. Get all four new figures plus the sub-exclusive only until…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2016
TCThirdEarthBannerEnd1 The final figure in the MattyCollector.com Thundercats Club Third Earth subscription was revealed today in an email sent out this morning by Matty.  We finally get our first look at the finished sculpt on the subscription exclusive Mumm-Ra figure.   Matty hasn’t updated the subscription page with the image as of this writing or posted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2016
MattyThundercatsLionO1 Earlier today Mattel revealed images of three more of the action figures in their upcoming Thundercats Club Third Earth subscription action figure line.  We have already seen the image of Lion-O, but today they added our first look at Panthro, Pumyra and Jackelman.  That only leaved the Club Exclusive Mumm-Ra to be revealed.   The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2016
ThirdEarthLogo Over the weekend MattyCollector.com updated their Facebook page with the news of a price drop/correction to their Thundercats subscription that is currently open:   Hey everyone, We wanted to give you an update about the new ThunderCats subscription. We’ve discovered there was an error in the intended pricing, and we’ve corrected it now. If you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2016
They didn’t have cat videos in 1985, but they had something even better… ThunderCats™! The fierce felines of Thundera traveled through space to find a new home and they’ve landed right here in Club Third Earth! Laser cats? We prefer ThunderCats! The brave Lion-O arrives in 2016 with a few friends and foes, and we’ve…

 

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