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MotUC listed in Mattel Shop, currently with free shipping

Matty Collector closed with a whisper rather than a bang late last year (although the final sale -- which I stupidly delayed in ordering until it was too late -- was an explosion of value), taking with it many of our cherished toy lines. Wh...

 
 
 
 
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Pun of the Day: By the Power of Grayscale!

If there are few things I can't resist, it's a semi-bad pun (as you've probably noticed from my own). Shirt Woot! recently paid homage to Masters of the Universe, gaming, and a few shades of gray (less than 50, so it's cool!) with its most ...

 
 
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SDCC 2015: MattyPalooza panel

One of the few panels I make sure to catch each Comic Con is Matty Collector's "MattyPalooza." While I can't always make it to a con, you can usually find the presentation in its entirely on Youtube (thanks, Pixel Dan!). For those curious a...

 
 
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Two-Bad isn't Too-Good for the general public

Matty will be selling some leftover stock of MotUC Two-Bad during its upcoming May 15th sale (which is currently labeled as "April 15th because, you know, screw proofreading!). Fans will recall that the figure was switched to a club exclusi...

 
 
 
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Not so abominable! Matty unveils King Chooblah

Have you signed up for Club 200x yet? Matty Collector has unveiled a prototype for the FIFTH figure in the limited 6-figure club, King Chooblah. Despite having never seen the 2002 Masters of the Universe, I've found many of these designs pr...

 
 
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Matty unveils MOTUC Queen Grayskull

Matty Collector has unveiled its Masters of the Universe Classics Queen Grayskull, the fourth figure shown thus far for the 6-figure "Club 200x" subscription. Queen Grayskull is the wife of King Greyskull and was apparently the first Sorcer...

 
 
 
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MOTU Club 200x officially opens

Matty Collector recently announced plans (and showed off the first figures) for its Club 200x. The company has since revealed the remaining selection in its six figure line-up as well as opening subscriptions. While the prototypes aren'...

 
 
 
 
 
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Matty Collector's November sale still on-going

Matty Collector's November sale started Monday and several items are sold out. This sale is a little different since, for the first time in about a year, I actually ordered product directly from Matty Collector instead of getting it cheaper...

 
 
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Matty Collector's "Digital NYCC" unveils several new MotUCs

Matty Collector may not have been able to find time in its busy schedule to attend NYCC, but the company has unveiled its newest figures anyway through a video series entitled "Not at New York Comic Con Video Con". Matty has also posted pho...

 
 
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NYCC 2014: Pop Culture Shock

It probably won't be much of a surprise that Pop Culture Shock arrived at New York Comic Con with some of their new licensed collectibles. After all, they have a pretty good track record of putting out expensive, but "worth the price" piece...

 
 
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Tung Lashor, NA She-Ra, others shown in latest Matty vid

Matty Collector's Scott Neitlich has released a video showing off (mostly finished versions of) the final figures in this year's Club Eternia and Etheria subs, including Tung Lashor, New Adventures She-Ra, Mermista, and more. Regular reader...

 
 
 
 
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SDCC/WonFes Highlight Reel: The Scarecroodle edition

SDCC and WonFes may have been almost a month ago at this point, but many of its collectibles are still on our minds. Tian recently posted the top ten things he was looking forward to from these cons and, because I'm far more excitably (and ...

 
 
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2015 Club Eternia hits subscription goal

In news that shouldn't shock or surprise anybody, Matty Collector has reached its subscription goal for the 2015 Club Eternia. The company had previously cast doubt on the club's continuation in the annual "Fear Drive" (I'm actually getting...

 
 
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Club Eternia subs re-open, will run through Tuesday

Matty Collector has re-opened subscriptions for Club Eternia, claiming to be 10% short of funding for the 2015 subscription. Of course, my initial reaction was, "Who cares? Tung Lashor is already coming out this November," but then I subseq...

 
 
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The Matty Sale that Tomopop forgot

Matty Collector's August sale starts in... well, it started yesterday. However, you didn't miss much since the only item to sell out so far has been Faker and he probably went during Early Access. The sale consists of two Club Etheria figur...

 
 
 
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Stare into the cold, dead black eyes of Havoc Skeletor

Funko has unveiled its second Hikari Skeletor colorway, "Havoc Skeletor", which consists of a strange mix of metallic color, glitter, and translucence in a deco vaguely reminiscent of the character's actual colors. While nowhere near as coo...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Mattel - Matty Collector Panel / Mattypalooza

The Matty Collector panel at SDCC (or "Mattypalooza") was described as featuring a lot of new Masters-related announcements and, well, little else. However, some major non-Masters news came in the form of an announcement that Matty Collecto...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Mattel - Masters of the Universe

For those expecting some cool Masters of the Universe stuff at SDCC, Matty Collector apparently didn't disappoint. There were a lot of new reveals (a few of which were shown early) between the Club Eternia and Etheria selections for the res...

 
 
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Third Hikari sculpt revealed! It's Skeletor!

Funko has premiered its long-awaited third Hikari mold and... it's SKELETOR! The iconic Masters of the Universe villain is being released in a frightening gold, black, and red mix (with blue-tinged gloves) which Funko has dubbed the "Mystic...

 
 
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Matty's Scott Neitlich says MOTUC Snake Mountain is unlikely

Matty Collector's Scott Neitlich has confirmed via the Matty forums that a Snake Mountain playset is basically off the table.  "At this point it is doubtful we will explore something this large again," said Neitlich, who cited that the...

 
 
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Matty Collector's June sale is currently underway

Matty Collector's June 2014 sale is currently underway. This somewhat large-ish sale includes the newly released Masters of the Universe Classic (MOTUC) Extendar (sold out), DC Total Heroes Black Manta, and several prominent older items lik...

 
 
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Matty releases package shots of Flutterina

Matty Collector has released the packaging photos for the upcoming Masters of the Universe Classics Flutterina along with the caption, "Review samples were also sent out so look for fan coverage soon". Gee, that's funny, Matty, I don't reca...

 
 
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Pick up Scorpia during Matty Collector's May sale tomorrow

[EDIT: Story was intended to go live tomorrow... whoops! As such, references to "today" have been changed] Matty Collector's May sale starts at Noon EST on May 15th and will feature Scorpia and Battle Lion, as  well as another chance t...

 
 
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Matty Collector starts SDCC reveals, shows two con exclusives

San Diego Comic-Con is still a few months away but that hasn't stopped Matty Collector from making its first SDCC announcement which comes in the form of a Filmation-styled Masters of the Universe Classics Hordak. The She-Ra: Princess of Po...

 
 
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WonderCon 2014: Pop Culture Shock

If I told you that Pop Culture Shock's painted RoboCop statue was the first thing that caught my eye from WonderCon, would you be surprised? Or better yet, can you blame me? From the metallic finish to the tiniest details on the cyborg cop'...

 
 
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Matty Collector's April sale starts... right now

Matty Collector's April sale is already underway. It's a smaller month, only containing two new releases - MOTUC Blade and the Mini Skeletor & Moss Man set - although it also has a few reissues in the form of the "Wally West" Flash, MOT...

 
 
 
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The Unnamed One gets a name... and some reviews

The Unnamed One is unnamed no longer! We now know that the great evil, the He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named of Mattel's Masters of the Universe, is named... Gorpo. Wow, anti-climatic much? Gorpo (a.k.a. The One Previously Known as the Unnamed One) ...

 
 
 
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Matty's February sale starts in a few hours

With Toy Fair going full swing, it's easy to forget that Matty Collector's February sale starts today (at noon EST). However, the month is notable since it includes the release of Masters of the Universe Classics Modulok and Glimmer (She-Ra...

 
 




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