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1:00 AM on 07.26.2014

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 boo...

Brian Szabelski




SDCC 2014: Mattel's WWE Panel photo
SDCC 2014: Mattel's WWE Panel
by Brian Szabelski

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 Punk, with WWE Championship in tow, invaded the panel just after his surprising win at Money in the Bank 2011. I didn't quite know if I'd ever run into another panel surprise that would top that.

Well, somehow, this year turned out to be the best WWE-Mattel panel I've been to, for both the figures they showed off ... and the surprise at the end.

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Another quick peek at McFarlane's Undertaker statue photo
Another quick peek at McFarlane's Undertaker statue
by Brian Szabelski

Back in October, news broke that McFarlane Toys were finally doing something that should have been done ages ago: making collectible statues of WWE superstars. The Undertaker was a logical choice for number one, and today, we're getting a little more of a look at The Phenom in his statue form, with Todd McFarlane himself providing a few more details on the piece. Those include the texturing on the hat and Taker's beard.

Todd also mentions that three other designs are coming out next year ... I have to imagine at least two of them are "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and The Rock. The third one ... well, could be a number of choices, but as long as it's not John Cena, I'll be alright with it.

... It's probably Cena, isn't it? (Please be Bret Hart.)

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8:00 PM on 11.21.2013

Funko lays the smack down with WWE Pop! figures

Funko has just unveiled the latest series in their Pop! line; WWE figures. To introduce this line, Funko is showing off six of their best heavyweight champions. There’s John Cena, CM Punk, The Rock, Sheamus, Stone Cold...

Vanessa Cubillo

1:00 AM on 10.12.2013

NYCC 2013: Mattel - WWE

The current WWE TV story line might be all about which wrestlers are worthy of being the face of the company, but when you look at Mattel's newest WWE offerings it's pretty clear who the faces really are. The display is prett...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

9:00 PM on 10.02.2013

McFarlane Toys takes on The Undertaker for new WWE Statue

For the past week or so, WWE has been sending out cryptic tweets, teasing the return of the Undertaker to action. Dirtsheets ran with it and fell flat as the teases were not a ring return for the Deadman, but Todd McFarlane c...

Andres Cerrato

11:00 AM on 07.27.2013

SDCC 2013: Mattel - WWE figures

Mattel's WWE corner of their booth had a ton of figures on display that were shown off at the WWE panel, along with some surprises that were not. Some of them looks pretty good (see: The Shield trio), while others just look ....

Brian Szabelski

2:45 AM on 07.20.2013

SDCC 2013: Mattel's WWE panel

As they have done for the past several Comic Cons, Mattel hosted a WWE figures panel during the convention, with several WWE superstars in attendance. This year's host was The Miz, and fellow superstar (and all around awesome...

Brian Szabelski



SDCC 2012: Mattel's WWE figures panel photo
SDCC 2012: Mattel's WWE figures panel
by Brian Szabelski

Earlier, we gave you a peek at Mattel's upcoming WWE figures for 2012 and 2013. Of course, that wasn't the only news: with a panel during San Diego Comic Con, there were bound to be a few surprises in store, and the panel sure delivered on that!

Unfortunately, due to some mishaps with seating, we missed the beginning part of the panel but did get a seat in the room. Thankfully, Mattel was also kind enough to have the painted decos of most of their announcements on hand at the booth. Hit the jump and I'll give you guys a quick rundown of what was at the panel!

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11:00 AM on 07.15.2012

MattyCollector's July sale starts in 24 hours

MattyCollector's July sale starts on Monday, July 16th, at 12 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Central, 10 a.m. Mountain, 9 a.m. Pacific or just 24 hours from when this story goes live). The sale features five items with no reissues (well, ...

Scarecroodle

1:30 AM on 07.12.2012

SDCC 2012: Mattel brings the WWE in your house

Wrestling is enjoyed by many of us here at Tomopop. We even go to Wrestlemania to mark out together. We'll do the same thing here as Mattel debuted what they have in store for the upcoming year, and let's just say that we'll ...

Andres Cerrato





King Kong Bundy slams into MattyCollector on May 21 photo
King Kong Bundy slams into MattyCollector on May 21
by Brian Szabelski

The next entry in Mattel's WWE Legends line for 2012 is coming soon, and it's the titanic King Kong Bundy. One of the bigger, meaner heels of the 1980s, King Kong Bundy was 400 pounds of destruction from New Jersey, though for licensing reasons, Mattel is dropping the King Kong part of his in-ring name. For many folks, Bundy's most famous moment was wrestling Hulk Hogan inside a steel cage as one of the three main events for Wrestlemania 2. King Kong Bundy was also known for his finishers, which were basic splashes, but hey ... he's 400 pounds, so it works.

Bundy will be on sale May 21 for US$20 at MattyCollector.The sculpt actually looks good enough that while I wasn't considering getting him before, I am a bit now. Are you going to pick him up? Well, not in the literal sense because you're not Hulk Hogan or Andre the Giant ... but you know what I mean.

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