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Countdown to Mattel SDCC Exclusive Pre-Sale

Mattel’s first San Diego Comic-Con exclusives pre-sales will begin on Tuesday, June 26 at 10AM PT on MattelShop.com. There is a limit of four per item per customer, and pre-orders will only be available to those in the 48 contiguous states.

The San Diego Comic-Con Pre-Sale for Mattel Vault Gold Members starts at 10 a.m. PST on 6/25/18.

You can check out the countdown here.  You can also find out about becoming a Mattel Vault Gold Member here.   There is also a run down of Mattel’s SDCC exclusives here.  Also there are come cool random figures for sale or in stock on their site.   (more…)

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Mattel’s New Series of Barbies Honors Inspiring Women in History

Kids will soon be able to learn and play with some of the most influential women in history.  Today, Mattel announced a new series of Barbies called “Inspiring Women.”   The first figures in the series are Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and Katherine Johnson.  All three women made history in different industries: Earhart was the first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic Ocean; Mexican artist Kahlo was known for her unique painting style and feminist activism; and Johnson, who was highlighted in the 2016 film “Hidden Figures,” broke boundaries for black women in mathematics and calculated dozens of trajectories for NASA, including the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the moon.  (more…)

Mattel Snags “Jurassic World” Toy Line from Hasbro

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Variety reported today that Mattel will be taking over Universal’s “Jurassic World” license.  The license became available when Universal and Hasbro could not come to terms on a renewal.  It looks like things went from bad to worse, depending on your opinion of the two toy companies.  You can check out the full details from Variety below:

Mattel has been awarded the worldwide master toy license for Universal’s “Jurassic World” franchise, starting next July. (more…)

Mattel 2016 SDCC Online Only Sale

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This is great news for those who aren’t lucky enough to make it to SDCC in person.  From mattycollector.com:

For the first time ever, we’re offering an SDCC Online Sale for fans attending the show AND those who couldn’t go! These exclusives will be available only at MattyCollector.com. Don’t miss this opportunity! (more…)