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2014 San Diego Comic-Con: Preview Night Reveals Revealed!

By Tara Z.

It’s on! San Diego Comic-Con is underway right now and we’re smack in the middle of all the action. Fans already know that this is a special year for Masters of the Universe® Classics, so let’s get started. Here’s your first look at the products we’ve got coming your way!

Preview Night Reveals San Diego Comic Con

Remember to keep checking our Fan Forums for more reveals, updates and photos during the show. (Click here to see a complete schedule of the panels and events we’ve got planned.) Are you ready for a taste of what’s coming to MattyCollector.com? Here we go…

Masters of the Universe® Classics Battle Ram™ with Man-At-Arms®, $110

Battle RamThe all-new fan-demanded MOTUC vehicle has arrived! The front half is a detachable Jet Sled™ with a snake design, which can be interchanged with the 2013 Griffin design Jet Sled™ that came with Sky-High. The new Battle Ram™ features real rolling wheels, a projectile launcher, and includes an all-new version of Man-At-Arms® with a helmetless head that shows off his awesome ponytail. The figure has double arm armor and “leather” boots, and arrives with mace, a pistol, and a sword that snap into his armor. This special year-end holiday item is not part of the Club Eternia® sub, and will be offered to everyone in our regular sale on 12/15.

Masters of the Universe® Classics Eldor™, $25

EldorThe October Club Eternia® figure has been revealed!  This mentor to He-Ro® was a prototype figure seen in the 1987 Mattel catalog, and he arrives in the 2014 lineup as a perfect companion to your 2009 He-Ro® figure. Eldor™ arrives with his book of transformation, first glimpsed at the 2014 Toy Fair in New York. He comes with a removable hood and wizard staff with deactivated spell stone. Available 10/15.

Masters of the Universe® Classics Sweet Bee®, $25

Sweet BeeHer helmet was shown at the 2014 Toy Fair in New York and now the rest of the October Club Etheria™ figure has been revealed! This Princess of Power® comes with her shield, bee blaster and removable articulated wings. This figure will ship only to 2014 Club Etheria™ subscribers in October and will not be available for purchase during the regular October sale or at any time during 2014.

Masters of the Universe® Giant He-Man® and Giant Skeletor®, $75 each.

Giant He-Man

Giant SkeletorA new Masters of the Universe® line is coming this fall! More details about all four large-scale figures will be revealed at the fan panel, including information about these two figures, available in September and October, and two additional figures available in November and December.

Epic Creations™ DC Classic TV Series Batman™ Cowl, $100

Batman Cowl

Featuring a hard helmet under real cloth, this Batman™ cowl is the perfect companion to the Batman™ utility belt that’s on sale at SDCC and at MattyCollector.com! One size fights most crime fighters. Available 9/15

DC Universe Super Powers Figures, $30 each

Batman

Superman

Wonder Woman

Gold Superman

Green Lantern The Riddler

Mr. Mxyzptlk

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Super Powers! This six figure series arrives in Four Horsemen style with packaging that pays homage to the classic ’80s toy line. Figures in Wave 1 include Batman™, Superman™, and Wonder Woman, and figures in Wave 2 include Gold Superman™, Green Lantern as The Riddler, Mr. Mxyzptlk, and Kalibak is the collect and connect figure. Wave 1 ships in September, Wave 2 ships in October.

Also shown on Wednesday night were package reveals (bios!) for MOTUC Eldor™, Sweet Bee®, Rio Blast™, Madam Razz™ & Broom, Entrapta™ and Double Mischief™. We also showed packages for the new Ghostbusters™ 2-Packs, DC Universe Total Heroes™ Batman Beyond, DCU Damian Wayne, and the new wall-mounted display stands.

Show Us Your She-Ra® Contest ReminderShe Ra Contest

Our Show Us Your She-Ra® Contest starts 7/24! Girls and guys can stop by our booth dressed as any version of She-Ra® for the honor of Grayskull™, and the chance to win a 2015 Club Eternia® subscription valued at $570!

Click here for the rules and entry form, tell your cosplay partners and friends, then stop by and Show Us Your She-Ra®!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Many will enter, 3 will win. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), age 18 or older at time of entry. Enter contest between 7/24/14 and 7/26/14 between 10-4 p.m. Void where prohibited.

That’s it for now, but we’ve got more reveals coming from the fan panel, so check back right here. Remember to also keep checking our Fan Forums because we’ll post info, updates and images straight from the show when we get them.

For email reminders when all these hot new products become available, just click here. Or, join us on Facebook, Twitter, and in our Fan Forums and you’ll get reminders there, too. And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for sneak peeks and more!

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Blast Off with this Iron Man 3 Workshop Accessories Collectible Set

Hot Toys Iron Man 3: 1/6th Workshop Accessories

Continuing their line of 1/6th scale Iron Man 3 Movie Masterpiece series of displays and figures, Hot Toys is proud to announce the Workshop Accessories Collectible Set.

Recreate the cluttered genius of Tony Stark’s basement workshop with pieces that include a battle-worn helmet, tools, newspaper clippings, and numerous replaceable parts for Hot Toys’ 1/6th scale Iron Man figures.

LED accents and fine craftsmanship help create a movie-accurate piece that is a great addition to Hot Toys’ Iron Man 3 line.

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Display your Iron Man Figures in Style with this House Party Protocol Piece

Hot Toys Iron Man 3: 1/6th scale Hall of Armor

Hidden in the wine cellar of Tony Stark’s Malibu mansion is the Hall of Armor, where each of his Iron Man suits sit on display, ready to be unleashed at any moment with the “House Party Protocol.”

Now, to compliment their line of 1/6th scale Iron Man figures, Hot Toys is proud to announce the House Party Protocol version of their Hall of Armor diorama piece.

Modeled accurately after the displays seen in Iron Man 3, these modular units can be connected side-by-side or on top of each other and include LED accents to illuminate Tony Stark’s armors.

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Visit the Cosmos with these Rocket and Groot Collectible Figures from Hot Toys

Rocket and Groot Hot Toys Set

Marvel Studios is expanding the Marvel Cinematic Universe this Summer and bringing fans to the cosmos in the action packed space adventure – “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy!” A group of outlaw, two thugs, an assassin and a maniac will team up to battle evil and save the day! To gear fans ready for this film’s worldwide release, Hot Toys is excited to present a special 1/6th scale collectible figures set which includes the gun-toting Rocket and his personal houseplant/muscle Groot!

The movie-accurate Rocket Collectible Figure is specially crafted based on his unique physique in the film. It features a finely sculpted head and body, specially tailored costume, weapon and specially designed figure stand.

The movie-accurate Groot Collectible Figure features highly detailed head and body with amazing paint application to reflect his distinctive appearance, and a specially designed figure stand.

The Rocket and Groot Collectible Set will exclusively include an additional interchangeable angry expression face and a pair of partially clenched angry palms for Groot.

For more from Hot Toys, visit their website.

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Defend the Galaxy with these Guardians of the Galaxy Toys from Hasbro

Hasbro's Guardians of the Galaxy Line

With the universe in peril, interstellar adventurer Peter Quill (a.k.a. Star-Lord) assembles a ragtag team of cosmic misfits to defend it: the Guardians of the Galaxy! The Guardians need all the help they can get to save the cosmos from destruction, and Hasbro’s got the all-new figures and gear to help them along!

Suit up as Star-Lord to lead your team into battle with the Star-Lord Battle Gear Set and Star-Lord Quad Blaster, or provide the firepower as Rocket Raccoon with the Rocket Raccoon Action Mask and Rocket Power Blaster.

Collect all of the Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy figures to gather all 8 pieces of Groot. But the Guardians aren’t alone in their mission to reconstruct the walking force of nature that is Groot. Joining them are Richard Rider, the original Nova, and the one-and-only Tony Stark in his modular, space faring Iron Man armor!

Or fly your heroes into action in Star Lord’s Milano Starship, a Nova Corp Starblaster, or Rocket’s Warbird starfighters.

When the fate of the universe hangs in the balance, Peter Quill and the Guardians of the Galaxy are ready to defeat interstellar evil with a plan that’s so crazy it just might work.

These figures and more are available now from Hasbro!

 

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2014 San Diego Comic-Con Events: Mattypalooza, Merch & More!

By Tara Z.

July 4 was fun, but we can’t wait for July 24! That’s when San Diego Comic-Con heats up, and our team is crazy busy getting ready for the show. This is a big year for us, and we’ll have a lot going on at SDCC. Here’s how to get all the info about what’s happening…

Panels, Products for Sale and More
San Diego Comic Con

If you’re planning on going to SDCC, find out all the information about our fan panels, events, products available for purchase, and more. Just click here for all the details. 

SDCC Voucher Sale Products Pick-Up

If you’ve purchased products in our Voucher Sale, you must pick up your merch in person at the show. Your products will be waiting for you on Thursday 7/24, Friday 7/25, or Saturday 7/26 from 8–11 a.m. or 3–7 p.m. in the Torrey Pines room at the Marriot San Diego Hotel and Marina, which is just next door to (and connected to) the San Diego Convention Center.

Live Updates in the Fan Forums

Not going to SDCC? Not a problem! Check out our live updates from the show in our Fan Forums, including tons of pics straight from the action. And after the show, check back on Monday, July 28 for a recap in the News section on MattyCollector.com.

Want to get email reminders about this and other upcoming events? Click here to register. Or, join us on Facebook, Twitter, and in our Fan Forums and you’ll get reminders there, too. And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for sneak peeks and more!

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2014 San Diego Comic-Con Events

San Diego Comic ConThis is a big year for us, and we’ll have a lot going on at SDCC. Here’s a convenient rundown of where you’ll want to be and when.

Not going to SDCC? You can still keep up with the latest news from the heart of the action by checking our Fan Forums for live updates during the show and all throughout the weekend. After the show, we’ll have a complete wrap-up right here in the News section on MattyCollector.com on Monday, 7/28. And if you want email reminders when new products become available, click here.

Fan Panels

Thursday July 24, 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Room 6DE

Mattel and WWE®: Over-The-Top Action!

Two of the world’s top entertainment companies have teamed up for the ultimate panel at SDCC. WWE® Superstars and Mattel designers will talk about the all-new WWE Network and give exclusive sneak peeks of Mattel’s upcoming WWE figure releases! Incredible guest appearances: Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan, Michael Cole, Paul Heyman, and you never know what else will be unveiled. This is a panel you won’t want to miss, brother!

Friday July 25, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Room 25ABC

Mattel Presents: Mattypalooza 2014!

It’s that time again! Join us for the toy panel to beat all toy panels – Mattypalooza! Celebrating our 6th year at SDCC, come get the inside scoop on your favorite collectable toys from Mattel: Masters of the Universe®, DC Comics, Ghostbusters™ and more! Plus be there to hear the latest news on the future of MOTU Classics! As we enter the final year of MOTUC, we’ll complete the vintage toy line characters rendered in Classics styling. We look back and celebrate what is perhaps the greatest toy line in the history of ever! Get exclusive sneak peeks at 2015 product that will not be shown anywhere else. This panel will also include an insightful Q & A with Mattel Marketing Manager Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich, Mattel Toy Designer Brandon Sopinsky, Digital Content Strategist Eve Orio and special guests The Four Horsemen. It’s the place to be for the world premiere of tons of new toys and collectibles! If you go to one Toy Panel at SDCC, make it Mattypalooza!

Saturday July 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Room 5AB

Mattel Presents: We are Monster High®!

Don’t stop rockin’ your right to fright—we are Monster High®! Rally with the coolest ghouls and mansters of Monster High to get a freak peek at exclusive scenes from the newest Monster High DVD, Freaky Fusion (this fall from Universal Studios Home Entertainment), a never-before-seen webisode, and more! Plus, a live performance from the freaky talented Monster High voice actors, including: Erin Fitzgerald (voice of Abbey, Spectra, Scarah & Rochelle), America Young (voice of Howleen & Toralei), Ogie Banks (voice of Clawd), Paula Rhodes (voice of Sirena & Iris), and Stephanie Sheh (voice of Jinafire & Boolittle). Moderated by Emmy-Award winning Executive Producer of Monster High, Audu Paden.

Mattel Booth Events*

All events take place at Mattel Booth #3029 unless noted.

Thursday

  • Thursday 7/24 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. WWE® Slam City™ Takeover! Get your slam on! The autograph area will be decked out with special photo ops, displays, interactive moments and décor of WWE’s Slam City.
  • Thursday 7/24 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Show Us Your She-Ra® Contest.** Come to the booth dressed as any version of She-Ra® for the chance to win a 2015 Club Eternia® subscription. Official rules and entry form available online and at the booth.
  • Thursday 7/24 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. WWE® Autograph Session. Get up in the face of WWE® Superstars Hulk Hogan and Daniel Bryan. Tickets to signing will be available starting at 9:30 a.m., Panel Room 6DE. First come, first served.

Friday

  • Friday 7/25 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Show Us Your She-Ra® Contest.** Come to the booth dressed as any version of She-Ra® for the chance to win a 2015 Club Eternia® subscription. Official rules and entry form available online and at the booth.
  • Friday 7/25 10:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m. Monster High® Talent Signing. Don’t freak out… or do… either way, meet the Monster High® creative and entertainment teams. Get your toys, comics and collectable cards signed! First come, first served.
  • Friday 7/25 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WWE® Autograph Session. What’s the big deal? Come and meet WWE® Superstar Big E! Stop by the Mattel Booth at 9:30 a.m. to get tickets, first come, first served.
  • Friday 7/25 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Four Horsemen Autograph Session. Come meet the fantastic four! They will be happy to sign any item you bring. First come, first served.
  • Friday 7/25 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Ever After High™ Talent Signing. It’s a fairytale come true… stop by for a signing with Shannon Hale, author of two Ever After High New York Times Youth bestselling books. and meet the creative and entertainment teams from Ever After High™. First come, first served.
  • Friday 7/25 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Max Steel® Autograph Session. Come meet the creative team behind the live-action film, Christopher Yost (Writer) and Stewart Hendler (Director), along with stars Ben Winchell (Max) and Ana Villafañe (Sofia). First come, first served.

Saturday

  • Saturday 7/26 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Show Us Your She-Ra® Contest.** Come to the booth dressed as any version of She-Ra® for the chance to win a 2015 Club Eternia® subscription. Official rules and entry form available online and at the booth.

Sunday

  • Sunday 7/27 10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. Monster High® Talent Signing. Meet the “brains” behind Monster High® creative and entertainment teams and get your toys, comics and collectable cards signed! First come, first served.
  • Sunday 7/27 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Minecraft Autograph Session. I has autograph? Meet IHasCupquake! First come, first served.

*All events subject to change.

** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Many will enter, 3 will win. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), age 18+. For Official Rules, click here. Void where prohibited.

Products

Here’s a list of the must-have merch we’ll have available for sale:

  • Batman™ Arkham Knight Batmobile ($85)
  • DC Classic TV Series Batman™ Utility Belt ($125)
  • DC Comics™ Total Heroes™ Ultra Cyborg (Available for purchase at the show, then at MattyCollector.com on 8/4 for Club Eternia® subscribers and 8/5 for everyone if not sold out in Early Access.) ($25)
  • DCU Classics Doomsday (Available for purchase at the show, then at MattyCollector.com on 8/4 for Club Eternia® subscribers and 8/5 for everyone if not sold out in Early Access.) ($35)
  • Disney•Pixar Cars 2014 Special Edition Neon Racers Gift Pack ($50)
  • Ever After High™ Cerise Wolf™ ($30)
  • Hot Wheels® Aston Martin DB5 ($20)
  • Hot Wheels® Star Wars™ Darth Vader™ ($40)
  • Hot Wheels® The Homer ($30)
  • Turbo Charged Max Steel® w/Weaponized Steel (Available for purchase at the show, then at MattyCollector.com on 8/4 for Club Eternia® subscribers and 8/5 for everyone if not sold out in Early Access.) ($20)
  • Monster High® Manny Taur™ & Iris Clops™ 2-Pack (Available for purchase at the show, then at MattyCollector.com on 8/4 for Club Eternia® subscribers and 8/5 for everyone if not sold out in Early Access.) ($40)
  • MOTUC Goat Man™ ($27)
  • MOTUC Hordak® with Imp 2-pack (with gift with purchase Imp as Treasure Chest. Available for purchase at the show.) ($30)
  • MOTUC Hordak® with Imp 2-pack (without gift with purchase at MattyCollector.com on 8/4 for Club Eternia® subscribers and 8/5 for everyone if not sold out in Early Access.) ($30)

Want to get reminders about these and other new products? Just click here!

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Show Us Your She-Ra® Contest: You Could Win Our Cosplay Contest at SDCC!

By Tara Z.

She rocks, he rocks, we all rock dressed as She-Ra®, the Most Powerful Woman in the Universe™! Show us how much you Adora dressing up as She-Ra® and you could win a 2015 Club Eternia® subscription valued at $570, not including geek bragging rights, which are off the chart.

Show Us Your She-Ra® ContestShe Ra Contest

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Many will enter, three (3) will win. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), age 18 or older at time of entry. Just stop by the Mattel booth at SDCC between 7/24/2014 and 7/26/2014 from 10-4:00 p.m. dressed as any version of She-Ra®, the Princess of Power®, including Adora, Bubble Power™ She-Ra® Filmation style, 200X version, movie version, etc. Fill out the entry form and release, and we’ll take your picture. Entrants will be judged in three categories:

  • Best Female Overall
  • Best Male Overall
  • Most Creative 

Winners will be announced after SDCC right here on MattyCollector.com.

Cosplay is all about getting into character, so come and show us what you’ve got! Spread the word throughout the land to your cosplay partners, friends, and anyone going to SDCC. Do it for the honor of Grayskull™… and for the chance to win a 2015 Club Eternia® subscription valued at $570!

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Click here for the rules and entry form.

Want to know about other great events like this? Click here to register. And join us on Facebook, Twitter, and in our Fan Forums and you’ll get reminders there, too. And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for sneak peeks and more!

P.S. Special thanks to our models, Jillian Hopke and Darren Sander!

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Pre-Order This X-Cellent Jubilee Statue from Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya Jubilee Bishoujo Statue

The Marvel Bishoujo collection, bringing you new interpretations of familiar superheroes and villains, continues with the perpetually youthful mutant and sidekick to Wolverine… Jubilee! First appearing in the pages of X-Men in 1989, Jubilation Lee was an orphan and runaway living in a mall when she ran into fellow mutant shoppers Dazzler, Psylocke, Rogue and Storm. Following them to their base, the teen eventually signed on with the X-Men officially, becoming the youngest member and using her unique pyrotechnic powers to help save the day for decades until she became depowered (and subsequently a vampire). Jubilee’s most iconic look is now captured in a fantastic Bishoujo statue based on a new illustration by master artist Shunya Yamashita!

An awesome product of the late 80′s, Jubilee was a spunky young girl with a loud sense of style and all of that resonated with the fans and will again with this hot new statue. Jubilee stands a rocking pose, legs apart for balance and leaning slightly as she raises an arm into the air in preparation for unleashing a fiery display of plasmoids! The young mutant wears a hot update on her classic costume complete with blue high tops, jean short shorts with X logo belt, pink tube top, bright yellow jacket and shredded black gloves. Jubilee accessorizes that ensemble with an X pin on her chest, choker and pink sunglasses perched on her head. All of those details, as well as the heroine’s beautiful Bishoujo-styled face, are intricately sculpted and painted and look great on her!

Sculpted by Gotaro Takeuchi (Atelier Bamboo), Jubilee stands in 1/7 scale as she unleashes her mutant powers from the safety of your shelf. Add this rad young heroine to your Marvel Bishoujo Statue collection from Kotobukiya! And for even more from Kotobukiya, visit their website.

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Execute House Party Protocol with this Iron Man Mk XLI Figure from Hot Toys

Iron Man Mk XLI "Bones" Figure from Hot Toys

Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Iron Man Mk XLI Collectible Figure from Iron Man 3. This suit earned the nickname “Bones” for its unique outer appearance, featuring thin black and gold plating with the internal mechanisms exposed and Hot Toys has replicated its ability to split apart and reform!

Using magnetic components, the “Bones” figure can be split apart to take on Aldrich Killian’s Extremis powered lackeys! The figure also features LED-lighted eyes and Arc Reactor, three pairs of interchangeable hands featuring articulated fingers and light-up repulsors.

Prepare to execute a “House Party Protocol” and preorder this figure for your collection now from Hot Toys! And for even more from Hot Toys, visit their website.
 

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