Good news for fans of Kenner's legendary 1980s DC Comics action figures: Mattel is concluding the DC Universe Classics line with a fun Super Powers homage. This week at Toy Fair 2014, MattyCollector announced that it will be releasing a special DC Universe Super Powers figures this fall, reissuing figures from its 6" tall Four Horsemen-sculpted DC Universe line with some modifications and new colorways in Kenner's bright comic book-style spirit. But that's not all Mattel revealed at Toy Fair -- fans also got a look at Firestorm from the 5.25" tall Total Justice line and new info about a 7-pack of 4" Batman figures.
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Toys: The Fwoosh has an awesome gallery of DC Universe Classics test shots. My favorites are Blue Beetle and
Action figure fans have known about DC Direct's upcoming "New 52" figures for awhile, but Mattel will be delivering its share of updated toys in 2012 as well. CBR got a first look at Mattel's second wave of DC All-Stars figures coming in the new year, which will include Supe
Mattel's DC Universe Classics line will wrap with its 20th wave in a few months, but it's not so much the end of the line as a rebranding shift, with more of the toymaker's 6" superhero figures being released through the DC Comics All-Stars line in 2012. As revealed tod
Gaming: Sega has released new images of Captain America: Super Soldier relating to GameStop's preorder exclusive content for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions: Ultimates 1942 Captain America costume, the "Ballroom Blitz" Challenge Mode Map, early in-game access to Cap's "Weaponize" ability.
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As action figure packaging goes, I appreciate a quality presentation as much as the next guy, but following a quick camera phone pic for later nostalgia, the stuff only lasts as long as it takes me to rip the toys out and place them on my shelf. This
Last month at Toy Fair, fans found out that Mattel's toy interpretations of Cartoon Network's new Young Justice animated series would be delivered in two lines: One 6" wave stylized after the show, but otherwise compatible with DC Universe Classics and another 4.5" line with articulation more in line with the Justice League Unlimited toys (roughly 5 points of articulation). Entertainment Earth'
Mattel hit Toy Fair hard this year with brand new action figures from across its robust DC Comics-related license slate. Flagship collector line DC Universe Classics is bursting at the proverbial plastic seams with a line of familiar Super Friends, Suicide Squad and Batman characters plus Crime Syndicate and Legion of Superheroes multipacks. Animated propert
Green Lantern fans have had it pretty good of late when it comes to action figures. DC Direct's numerous GL-related offerings and Mattel's robust Green Lantern Classics line already had ring-slingers constructing large collections, but it's the 17th wave of DC Universe Classics that will likely get them operating at full capacity this spring with eight new toys from Blackest Night.The new
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