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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.

December 7, 2012

Merry Christmas From Frosta

This just in from Mattycollector: Apparently the mea culpa consolation present for Frosta’s reverse forearms (Not the hair, gray color, mechanical non-functioning wand, or unpainted back, SILLY) is in the form of a free figure. Lots to speculate right now!

September 20, 2012

Who Knew Spikor Would Be One MOTU’s Best?

Spikor is a very peripheral character for me. I never owned the original, nor was I even interested in the toy. This made his Classics figure a special surprise for me, given his blank slate status– beneath this spiny purple exterior is an interesting backstory, a unique specialty among the evil warriors, and just the…

August 23, 2012

MOTU Vykron Is A Dressed-Up Mess

Vykron, being a dress-up set memorializing the original pitch for what became Masters of the Universe, was a very appropriate and ambitious set for the 30th anniversary. The tank armor, the viking garb, and space man attire can each be applied to a base body to create unique looks for a new character: Vykron, the…

August 3, 2012

DC Club Infinite Earths Unleashes The Big (Red) Guns

As the fate of the 2013 subscription is completely up in the air, Mattel’s July installment of DC Universe Club Infinite Earths have been released, including our first deluxe figure– Rocket Red.

August 3, 2012

DC Club Infinite Earths Adds Starman to the JSA Roster

The basic figure for July in Mattel’s Club Infinite Earths is Starman. Nope, not Ted Knight.  Or his son Jack… This is the JSA/ Legion Starman AKA Thom Kallor.