WWE® “Special Delivery” Event at Kmart Sat 8/28
August 18, 2010

 Fans of Mattel’s WWE line should pay close attention to this announcement posted this week on MattyCollector.com:

WWE® Fans,

Summer’s just about over, but on Saturday, August 28th at 11 a.m., we’ve
got something guaranteed to get you out of the pool and into your favorite Kmart… it’s the first-ever Special Delivery: Hall of Fame Series Collector Event!

The event will feature the launch of the WWE® Legends Hall of Fame Series figure assortment, which is only available at Kmart. Packed with some of your all-time favorites, the assortment includes:

  • Stone Cold Steve Austin®
  • Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat™
  • "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes™
  • Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka™
  • Sgt. Slaughter™
  • Terry Funk™

Each legend will come with a figure-scale Hall of Fame plaque and exclusive gold-tone figure base. This is an “available while supplies last” deal, so get there early to collect ‘em all!

— Matty

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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