Tag: Toy Guru

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2014
MOTUCclubEtheria_TF14Display1 Scott just posted an update on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page that the MOTUC/POP Club Etheria subscription didn’t hit 100%, but was close enough to move forward: You have the power She-Ra fans! Or is that the honor?! Either way, we just hit our mark for the 2014 Princess of Power Club Etheria sub with 97%…

 

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
February 14, 2014
ScreenHunter_237 Feb. 14 14.52 Today Mattel posted a Pre-Toy Fair video showing off a few new items and explaining how the Sunday Toy Fair collectors event will run.   We will be there covering the event live so keep your eyes on the front page! The other thing to note is the display of figures there with Scott.   If you…

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2013
Here is Mattel’s final video push for the DC Classics and MOTUC subscriptions and Ecto-1 pre-order available through 8/19 at 11:59pm PT at www.MattyCollector.com. The MOTUC Sub is currently at 72% The DCSC Sub is currently at 39% The Ecto-1 Preorder is currently at 28%   [youtube]http://youtu.be/2_SJl-Bw2_o[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2013
Castle Grayskull is now in its early “test shot” phase, which is an unpainted, working plastic model. You can see how the Jawbridge will work – it was lowered to guarantee that He-Man could pass through it, as customers requested. If you didn’t pre-order, it’ll be available at www.mattycollector.com in limited quantities in December 2013….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 26, 2013
I’m never sure why we have to cover the same ground and ask the same questions year over year with the Mattel subscriptions.   I keep seeing people posting about “scare tactics” and the meter being a “marketing tool.”  The conspiracy theorists are out in full force.  I get fans wanting to know the full line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2013
Heading to 2013 San Diego Comic Con? Toy Guru has all the info you need on how to get the hottest toys from Mattel! We’ve also got six major fan panels, including reveals for 2014 from Masters of the Universe, Monster High, and more. Details are here on MattyCollector.com http://ow.ly/mWP5I  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2013
MattyAFiLogo.jpg 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.   Q1.  Any chance of some proper 1/18 scale figures loosely based on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2013
At the beginning of the month Mattel revealed the line up of their 2013 San Diego Comic Con exclusives.   Fans of the old DC Universe Classics line and the newer DC Signature Collection Club Infinite Earths subscription line waited with baited breath hoping for another one of their favorite characters to be marked off their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2013
ToyHunterToyGuru-500x281.jpg Masters of the Universe is the focus on tonight’s episode of  “Toy Hunter.” Show host Jordan Hembrough needs Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich’s help identifying a vintage MOTU figure on the Travel Channel program.  Check your local listings!  http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/toy-hunter

 

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