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Ask Mattel 5/15/2012: Lots of New SDCC Exclusive Details

A few weeks back, Mattel announced their 2012 San Diego Comic Con exclusives, and the assortment certainly left some questions for fans of Matty’s top lines… so we decided to dedicate an entire round of Ask Mattel questions to this Summer’s SDCC Exclusives!  Mattel sheds some more light on their new Death statue, eases some availability concerns about Vykron and addresses the chances of SDCC exclusives for missing lines like Voltron and WWE… Get all the answers right here!
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PRESSPOP Announces Their Lee “Scratch” Perry Figure

 

Officially approved by The Upsetter himself, Japanese company Presspop Inc (who recently made an awesome vinyl figure of Dr. Bob Moog) has announced a limited vinyl figure of Lee “Scratch” Perry, hailed as the father of reggae and dub music.  Made available domestically through Aggronautix, pre-orders are open now for a July 2012 ship date.

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GI Joe Club Reveals The Iron Grenadiers’ General

Holy $#@!! they actually made Voltar!!!

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More Masters of the Universe Package Pictures (And MAJOR Mythology) Revealed

Mattel debuted some in-package images of the upcoming June releases from their Masters of the Universe series on the Matty Collector Facebook page earlier this week, giving us our first look at the bios for Horde Prime, Snake Man At Arms and the Griffin.  Check out the pix right now…

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A Third Iron Grenadier Joins Joe Con’s Box Set

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Good lord, I feel like this site is turning into a GI Joe fansite after all the news this week, but we’re gonna keep rocking and rolling anyway!  The GI Joe Club has revealed yet another Iron Grenadier– the third trooper from the cancelled 5-pack Hasbro scrapped a few years ago… this completes the trifecta of Grenadier troopers who will be squaring off with the Oktober Guard in this year’s Convention exclusive 15-pack.  But who will lead these Grenadiers into battle?

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Kotobukiya Adds Another Hero To Their Fine Art Avengers

Kotobukiya has thus far released three of Marvel’s Mightiest Heroes in their Classic Avengers Fine Art series, and now a fourth hero will be joining the ranks of Iron-Man, Thor and Captain America… Hawkeye!

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GI Joe Club Reveals Another Iron Grenadier

If you were hoping for Voltar or Annihilator, you better keep waiting…

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GI Joe Con’s Oktober Guard is Facing the Iron Grenadiers

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The GI Joe Collector’s Club just updated their GI Joe Convention 2012 exclusives page and we have confirmation that at least one of the opponents of the Oktober Guard will be an Iron Grenadier. See the full reveal, and get all the details here!

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GI Joe Club Reveals Fourth Oktober Guardsman

After spending the weekend at Botcon, the GI Joe Club is back again with a new reveal as part of their GI Joe Convention Oktober Guard exclusive box set… Stormavik!  Check out the first look at the OG paratrooper after the jump…

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Mattel’s Underwhelming SDCC Plans

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Last Friday Mattel revealed the first batch of exclusives they have planned for this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and the showing definitely doesn’t seem to pack the same punch as years past. Check out Mattel’s SDCC 2012 offers, and what we think of them…

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