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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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SDCC 2016: Mattel

Our friends over at Mattel always try to do big at these conventions and this time around is no different. They had a lot to show off at SDCC, and our own tian was there to get all the picture. So let's dive right in.

 
 
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Ghostbusters toys already on clearance at Target

The Ghostbusters remake isn't scheduled to hit theaters for another 2 weeks, but the movie's collectibles may be long gone from your local Target by then. Multiple reports (and some editorials) have come in that Targets have been putting AL...

 
 
 
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Toy Fair 2016: Mattel WWE

Being one of, if not the biggest exhibition for Toy producers, Mattel was a given to come in and show off what it plans for its toy lines in the foreseeable future. One of its top lines is the WWE wrestling figures. With Wrestlemania coming...

 
 
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Mattel halts production of Hulk Hogan figures

After transcripts were released of former wrestling great Hulk Hogan using racial and homophobic terms in a leaked video, Mattel, toy makers for the WWE announced that all production of Hogan related toys and figures has been halted.

 
 
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SDCC 2015: Mattel - WWE

During Comic-Con International: San Diego, the WWE and Mattel gave us a look at what to expect from them in the near future. They showed off stars from the WWE's past, present, and future, and even tossed is a few more interesting figures i...

 
 
 
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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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Mattel and WWE show off at Super Toy Con

Mattel and the WWE went to Las Vegas this weekend for Super Toy Con 2015 and, thanks to the fine folks at Ringside Collectibles, we get a great look at the future faces of the WWE and Mattel.

 
 
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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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Mattel CEO Bryan Stockton parts ways with company

Various news sources have reported that Mattel's CEO, Bryan Stockton, has resigned following another disappointing holiday season. While much of the news focuses around Barbie sales (with the usual references to feminist rants against the o...

 
 
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Get ready for Wrestlemania 31 with WWE figure pre-orders

With the beginning of the new year, the WWE likes to start the "Road to Wrestlemania", traditionally considered their best time of the year creatively as they build towards their biggest event, Wrestlemania. This year's big event, Wrestlema...

 
 
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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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Matty's Scott Neitlich leaves Matty

Scott "Toy Guru" Neitlich, the de facto face of Matty Collector (not to be confused with the mascot), has announced his resignation from Mattel in a lengthy interview with AFI. Neitlich is announced as leaving his dream job at Mattel for a ...

 
 
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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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LEGO reigns as number one toy maker on the planet in sales

Can you believe it? LEGO started 2013 as the number three toy maker in the world before easily overtaking Hasbro's number two spot by the middle of the year. And then a year later LEGO did what seemed impossible and knocked Mattel off the t...

 
 
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Matty Collector to unleash Doomsday after all

After repeated insistence from Matty Collector that the company would NOT be releasing an "Unleashed" Doomsday in any way, shape or form because Club Infinite Earths tanked, Matty has announced that it will, in fact, be releasing that Unlea...

 
 
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Matty Collector's post-SDCC sale starts on 8/4

Matty Collector's post-SDCC sale starts at noon EST on August 4th and includes, but is not limited to, the DCU containment suit Doomsday. Other non-DCU containment suit Doomsday SDCC items up for sale include the Monster High Manny Taur and...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Monster High

Greetings, ghouls and spooks! This year there were a ton of new Monster High dolls shown on display that you'll be able to pick up in upcoming months. After recently getting my boyfriend addicted to Monster High, I'm excited to share these ...

 
 
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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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SDCC 2014: Mattel's WWE figures

The WWE section of Mattel's booth was pretty well filled at this year's San Diego Comic Con, with plenty for both old and new fans alike to be happy about. Many of the figures revealed at the panel on Thursday were at the booth, including t...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Mattel's Minecraft mini-figures

If you have a slightly uncontrollable love of Minecraft, as I sometimes think I do, then it was perhaps interesting to see a little Minecraft section at Mattel's SDCC booth. Inside that section was a little "chest" you could look into,...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Mattel - DC Comics

While Matty Collector's DC offerings are drying up, Mattel's DC Comics booth at SDCC showed off a slew of items heading to retail including a rather large expansion to its 4-inch Multiverse line, new items for its Batman Classic tv series i...

 
 
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SDCC 2014: Mattel's WWE Panel

For four years now, I've made. I've learned that not only is it pretty informational, but there's almost always a surprise in store for the folks who attend. I just happened to get spoiled my first year during the Summer of Punk when CM Pun...

 
 
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What Scarecroodle Is Up To: The Growing Terror of Parallax

Toy companies can do some odd things when it comes to movie spoilers. In the case of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, for instance, Kenner revealed the villain's secret identity when it left the figure unmasked in the packaging (you know that ...

 
 
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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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Ever After High's Cerise Wolf confirmed for SDCC

For Ever After High fans awaiting more news after Tuesday's teaser image, the time for the full reveal has come. As predicted, the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive is none other than Cerise Wolf (a.k.a. Cerise Hood), the daughter of Red Riding...

 
 
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Is Mattel's next San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Cerise Wolf?

At this year's San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel is not only bringing Monster High exclusive dolls but an exclusive Ever After High doll as well. A teaser image of the Ever After High figure popped up on Instagram yesterday and fans hav...

 
 
 
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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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Toy Fair 2014: Matty Collector's DC offerings not so dead

[ UPDATE: New details added ] When Matty Collector's Scott Neitlich insisted that the DC Universe was done, he must have been speaking in a more figurative sense as a new series will be coming out. While the Super Powers series consists mos...

 
 
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Toy Fair 2014: Mattel announces Club Etheria & more!

Matty Collector has revealed its new mystery club: Club Etheria, a She-Ra: Princess of Power-themed club! Mattel had some of the club's selections on display, among other offerings. Club Etheria is what Matty has dubbed an "add-on subscript...

 
 
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New Masters of the Universe-themed sub tba at NY Toy Fair

Matty Collector's Scott Neitlich has revealed that a new Masters of the Universe add-on subscription (similar to last year's Club Filmation) will be announced during a closed event for the press on Sunday. The unnamed club will have its fea...

 
 
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Sports Illustrated chooses Barbie for its swimsuit issue

I never thought that in my time here at Tomopop that I would write about the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, but yet here we are. The special issue, which gets people who don't have internet connections to buy print media, will feature a...

 
 
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Get Fisto'd in Matty's latest contest

Do you own a Fisto? Would you like to own a Fisto? If so, Matty Collector is poised to Fisto you right in the face with their latest contest: a photo competition to win a signed Fisto! Fisto was originally released in February 2012 and was ...

 
 




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