Ask Mattel 5/30/2014: MOTUC 2016 & More

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May 1, 2013

Ask Mattel 5/1/2013: Another Reason To Buy Batmobile ’66 & MOTU 2014 Details

Mayday! Mayday! Mattel is back with more answers!!  This round, we discover another  reason everyone should be buying the Batman ’66 Batmobile, details on the next two years’ for Masters of the Universe, and more… read on!


April 15, 2013

Ask Mattel 4/15/2013: Man Of Steel, Design Choices, Flight Stands & More

Mattel is back with a new round of questions. This time out, Matty gives insight on why Man Of Steel’s General Zod isn’t all geared up, what’s going on with flying beast flight stands and more– get all the answers here!


March 28, 2013

Ask Mattel 3/28/2013: ‘Steel’ Civilans, 2013 Exclusives, Strobo Updates & More

Mattel got back early with the latest round of answers!  We delve into details on Matty’s 2013 exclusive plans, and from Movie Masters store exclusives to traveling convention surprises, the toymakers had plenty to tease.  Plus, get the latest update on Strobo, the amount Mattel will be bringing to their conventions this year.


March 15, 2013

Ask Mattel 3/15/2013: Concept Vs. Reality On Castle Grayskull & More

It’s a long road from concept to reality for any toy line, and Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics are obviously no exception. This month, Mattel talks frankly about the ever-evolving Castle Grayskull, how figure tooling dollars need to be balanced and more.


February 15, 2013

Ask Mattel 2/15/2013: Why We Can’t See A “Basic” MOTU Line & More

Mattel is back with the first post-Toy Fair Q&A.  This installment sees Matty explain why a basic, bare bones Masters of the Universe option can’t be on the table, plus some details on upcoming characters in the series.  Get all the answers here!


February 2, 2013

Ask Mattel 2/1/2013: Details On MOTUC 2014, Watchmen & More

Mattel is back with their last round of answers before this year’s Toy Fair.  This time out, Matty speaks on the priority of finishing Masters of the Universe’s sub-lines in 2014, plus addresses the likelihood of new flight stands and Watchmen: Year Two figures.  Read on for all the answers!


January 15, 2013

Ask Mattel 1/15/2013: What To Expect When You’re Expecting (Castle Grayskull)

We’ve got the first round of all-new answers from Mattel for 2013!  In this session, Matty speaks on what fans can expect from Castle Grayskull (as well as where we might see it first), and details on finishing off the Super Powers collection and Masters of the Universe.  Check out all the answers!


December 16, 2012

Ask Mattel 12/14/2012: MOTUC’s Two-Year Roadmap, Weapons Pak Details & More

We’re a little late posting the latest round of answers from Mattel.  Yesterday’s tragedy in Newtown– less than 30 miles from Kastor’s Korner HQ in Southington– made it very difficult to focus on writing about toys and movies and geeky stuff.  Our thoughts go out to all our CT neighbors suffering in light of this…


November 30, 2012

Ask Mattel 11/30/2012: How Many DC Characters Does “Unlimited” Mean & More

Mattel has returned a new batch of answers to close out November.  This round, we get some new details on where you can go for WWE’s Miss Elizabeth, how many waves of DC Unlimited figures we should expect in 2013, and we dare to bring up the likelihood of Snake Mountain (already!)  Read on for…


November 15, 2012

Ask Mattel 11/15/2012: Rattlor’s Armor, Frosta Gifts & Action League’s Fate Explained!

Mattel is back with a new round of answers, and we’ve got some very interesting news straight from the source. It looks like Matty may be moving up the free gift from the Frosta fiasco, plus we get some confirmation on the fates of Rattlor’s General armor, Action league and the new DC figures revealed…


October 27, 2012

Ask Mattel 11/1/2012: What’s Up With Flight Stands, DC Weapons Paks & More

Mattel gives us a re-Halloween treat… a new round of answers, five days early!  This time around, Matty explains why Octavia’s tentacles won’t be bendy, and update on the upcoming new flight stands, and the chances we’ll see Weapons Paks for DC Universe and WWE. Read on for all the answers…


October 1, 2012

Ask Mattel 10/1/2012: Details On DC Unlimited & WWE Global Changes

After missing the last round due to Labor Day, we’re back with an all-new round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty gives a few details on the DC/ Batman Unlimited lines, and talks about their global strategy when it comes to WWE’s biggest international names… read on for all the details!


August 31, 2012

Ask Mattel 8/31/2012: Mattel’s Thoughts On The “Close Call” 2013 Subscriptions

Just before this Labor Day weekend, Mattel is back with a new round of answers!  This time out, Mattel shares what they took away from the close call with their 2013 subscriptions… plus we get some details on MOTUC’s Jitsu and the Watchmen Club Black Freighter line!


August 15, 2012

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…


August 1, 2012

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…