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Everything Old Is New Again: Diamond Brings Back Battle Beasts

Battle Beasts are back thanks to IDW and Diamond, and starting next February there will be one more toy line that demands your money.

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Ask Mattel 8/15/2012: Miss Martian’s Wardrobe Explained… And Vertigo Is An Infinite Earth!

We’re back for the latest round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty discloses some design decisions for Princess of Power and Miss Martian… plus confirmation that Vertigo characters can– and WILL– appear in Club Infinite Earths, and who we can blame for the Fighting Foe Men (spoiler: grab a mirror, apparently)… check out all the answers!

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The GI Joe Club Figure Subscription Service Is Here!

It’s been a long way getting here, but the first, ever Figure Subscription Service by the GI Joe Collector’s Club is ready to launch…
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Mattel’s DC Unlimited Series Are Looking Pretty Great

The second wave of DC Unlimited and Batman Unlimited figures have been released, and they are pretty cool.
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David Vonner Heading To Jazwares Inc.

The man behind Marvel Universe has found a new home at Jazwares.

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Club Eternia Offers Sneak Peek At Granamyr Box Art

The centerpiece of this year’s Masters of the Universe Classics collection gets some all-new box art, which Mattel shared out to their Club Eternia subscribers.

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Ask Mattel 8/1/2012: The Future of Matty Collector & More

To say things are in flux at Matty Collector is an understatement, but the Mattel team still took the time to send out answers to the last round of questions. This time out, we get some insight into Mattel’s future Matty Collector and subscription plans, when we can expect a new MOTU female buck and more– read on for all the answers.

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SDCC 2012- Jr.’s Hasbro Marvel Panel Report

Attending the Hasbro Marvel panel was supposed to be a swan song of sorts. With an ever-expanding toy collection, I came to the realization that I don’t read the modern comics anymore. The Super Helicarrier was amazing but just impossible to send home. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Jr.’s Hasbro Marvel Panel Report” »

Mattel’s 2013 Subscription Clubs Are Open

I figured I should let you know “officially” that Mattel’s 2013 Subscription services are open for sale, but only until August 6th.  That gives you just about two weeks to decide if you’re in for another year of Masters of the Universe or Club Infinite Earths… or Matty’s new Watchmen series.

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SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza

The energy was high at the Mattypallooza panel this year, with all-new reveals, surprises, and even a new subcription series! There was a lot of chatter going into the event. The Create-a-Character winner was accidentally revealed on the Mattycollector website, deflating an otherwise impressive showing. Also in question was the status of properties like Voltron and Ghostbusters, and the advent of the new property. Scott and co. did their best to keep the energy high, and the panel gave fans a lot to talk about. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza” »