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DC Comics meets Thomas the Tank Engine (and other exclusives)

Worst. Crossover. Ever!
May 17
Few things horrify me as much as talking faces on things that shouldn't have faces. So naturally I just love the fact that Matty Collector has decided to give the Justice League (or Super Friends) the ol' Thomas the Tank Engi... read
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Masters of the Universe

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

Too-Bad he may sell out early
May 08
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... read
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Masters of the Universe

Matty unveils final figure (Prahvus) in Club 200x, sub closes 3/23

Saving the, errr, last for last
Mar 17
Matty Collect today unveiled the prototype for Prahvus, the final figure in Club 200x. Club 200x is slated to close at 23:59 on 3/23. Have you subscribed? Compared to the other figures (such as King Chooblah), Prahvus looks a... read
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Masters of the Universe

Not so abominable! Matty unveils King Chooblah

Mattel not-so-cryptically reveals a cryptid
Mar 16
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 t... read
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Hail to the Queen, baby!
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 t... read feature

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In the year 201x...
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 p... read feature

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As long as there are customers, there will be a line
The Masters of the Universe Classics line is dead, long live the Masters of the Universe Classics line! With the upcoming retirement of Club Eternia (and the failed roll-out of the MOTU Minis club), many wondered what may be ... read feature

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Mattel CEO Bryan Stockton parts ways with company

Gives Mattel reps somethign to talk about at Toy Fair
Jan 27
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 rant... read
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The deals are real
A thousand and one ARRRRGGGHHS! Matty Collector's 7 Days of Cyber Monday Sale opened to the general public (ie, us plebs who didn't buy a sub) at noon today and, despite remembering it all morning prior to the sale, I wound u... read feature

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The sale where Scarecroodle actually bought something directly from Matty
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 on the secondary market. More after the jump, where I'll also gripe about Matty Collector's poor outreach efforts. read feature

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In other news, I also didn't attend NYCC but have no plans to do a video series
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 ... read feature

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Matty Collector

Matty's Scott Neitlich leaves Matty

Does this mean I can't call him Matty's Scott Neitlich any more?
Oct 19
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 a... read
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One more month...
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.... read feature

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Matty decides to stop playing games with our hearts
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 a... read feature

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A house and its pre-orders divided?
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," bu... read feature

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But are you still willing to unleash your wallet?
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 relea... read feature

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Although, in fairness, Matty Collector has forgotten about us more than we have about it
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 Clu... read feature

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Doomsday... and other things
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... read feature

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We got Snake Mountain! ...kinda
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... read feature

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Cue the excitement
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 selecti... read feature

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Early access should be underway
Matty Collector's July sale starts in exactly 24 hours (July 15, 9am PST / 12pm EST), with Early Access already underway. July boasts another impressive roster, featuring Flogg and Double Mischief as the month's new figures (... read feature

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Masters of the Universe

Matty's Scott Neitlich says MOTUC Snake Mountain is unlikely

It was already unlikely that I'd spring for one
Jun 19
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... read
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Matty Collector

Matty Collector's June sale is currently underway

6/16 makes for one (sign of the) beastly sale
Jun 16
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 ... read
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Matty Collector

Matty Collector blows off NYCC

'Sorry, fans, but we have better things to do'
Jun 12
Matty Collector has announced that it will NOT be attending New York Comic Con this year, instead citing a unspecified scheduling issue (perhaps the entire company will be washing its hair that weekend?). While the news is ce... read
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The daughter of Red Riding Hood and the Big, Bad Wolf will be a con-exclusive
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 daughte... read feature

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Matty Collector

After some delay, Matty Collector reveals THREE new SDCC exclusives

Are these the final three exclusives?
May 16
If you're anything like me, you've probably been wondering what Matty Collector had up its sleeve. While showing off an exclusive Hordak and the SDCC-exclusive Doomsday, Matty Collector announced that there would be two more ... read
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Matty releases package shots of Flutterina

Floats like a butterfly but stings like a bee
May 15
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, Matt... read
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Matty Collector

Pick up Scorpia during Matty Collector's May sale tomorrow

Or don't. I honestly don't care either way
May 14
[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 a... read
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Boy, talk about a horse-face
The badges have (hopefully) been purchased, the hotel rooms booked, now it's time to start talking about San Diego Comic-Con exclusives. Mattel revealed that one of their much-coveted con-exclusive toys will be a two-pack of ... read feature

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Matty Collector starts SDCC reveals, shows two con exclusives

Matty will break your heart every time.
Apr 30
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:... read
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Matty Collector

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

Apr 15
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 W... read
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Masters of the Universe

Matty's big April Fools' Day announcement? Clamshell packaging

Tomopop's April Fools' Day is a no-go
Apr 01
So, what did Matty Collector do for April Fools' Day? Did the company announce it would be making a Snake Mountain and shipping it exclusively to Big Lots? That the new Masters of the Universe film would cast Kanye West as He... read
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Masters of the Universe

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

It's just not a great name
Mar 20
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 th... read
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Matty Collector

Matty's February sale starts in a few hours

Matty Collector's year officially starts
Feb 17
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 ... read
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DC Comics

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

Just when you thought the news coudn't get any weirder...
Feb 17
[ 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 seri... read
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Masters of the Universe

Toy Fair 2014: Mattel announces Club Etheria & more!

Not an entirely unexpected club choice
Feb 17
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 "a... read
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Masters of the Universe

Get Fisto'd in Matty's latest contest

It gets the fist
Jan 28
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 Februar... read
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Matty Collector

Two Bad about Matty Collector's January sale...

Winter falls upon Matty Collector
Jan 14
Matty Collector's January sale starts in 24 hours (Early Access starts now), but I don't care about any of that ever since Two Bad was reconfigured as a Club Eternia exclusive. Sigh. MotUC Two Bad was originally slated to be ... read
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The Twelve Days of Castle Grayskull; a dev blog

On the eighth day of Castle Grayskull, Matty Collector shared the link on Facebook
Dec 20
Matty Collector is currently pimping out the Four Horsemen's development blog for the Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull (ie, that giant awesome but totally expensive adult playset) which, by the way, is still ... read
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24 hours 'til Matty Collector's November sale

It'll be a Ras al Ghul-ishly good time
Nov 14
Matty Collector's November sale begins in 24 hours (or now if you have early access) and with it comes the long-awaited DCU Ras al Ghul. Also being released are Ozymandias (rounding out The Watchmen/Club Black Freighter) and Masters of the Universe Classics Geldor. Details after the jump. read

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