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    Answers to WTFWTK 2.55!

    Mattel has once again provided answers to your questions.
    Thanks again to them for taking the time to answer these!
    Check out their answers to your Round 55 questions!

    This round of questions were selected by lorde trooper,
    and proofed against old Q&As by Uncle Montork.
    Thanks to them for their help!

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    1. CarKrash:
    Last year there were two MOTU SDCC exclusive items (Orko + Adam and Mo-Larr + Skeletor). How many MOTU SDCC exclusives there will be in 2011?


    We can confirm we will have two giant announcements to make for the brand at SDCC for the 30th! We will have two MOTU items. One will be a single figure with high piece count, the second will be a three pack. For more details stay tuned to Mattycollector.com!

    2. Count Marzo:
    Are subscription exclusives accessories eligible for future Weapons Paks or are they off limits? I ask because Preternia He-Man has some really cool accessories with the Bionatops rifle and especially that Cosmic Key. They would be the highlight of a future Weapons Pak if they were included with a different color scheme.


    They could be, but it is much less likely they will show up (especially the Cosmic Key as we really wanted that to be special for the subscribers). It is more likely the Bionotops gun could show up in a Pak. For the Key it is safe to say it will not show up again.

    3. Prahvus:
    During New York Toyfair 2011 you were given a letter containing He-Man.Org fans requests for some practical changes design-wise. Do you have any comments about that letter or any news to give us about it? We'd sure appreciate your feedback.


    The letter was excellent and very well written. Thank you. Some of the suggestions are actionable (like creating a new female buck which is already in the works) others, not so much (like removing the phrase “Made in China” on weapons, which is a legal requirement.

    4. Niki:
    With all the talk about mini-comics characters and Filmation rights, I remembered the Rock People female in "RESCUE FROM THE SLIME PIT" comics and it's possible she is Granita. While she doesn´t look anything like her Filmation appearance, she is very prominent in that mini-comic.
    Is Granita a character available for MOTUC or does she belong to Filmation just like Octavia since there has never been a prototype for a female Rock warrior?


    Granita specifically is a Filmation character but doing a female Rock Warrior that is not Granita is possible such as the one who appeared in the mini comics.

    5. lorde trooper:
    I would like some clarification in regards to the Spirit Of Grayskull figure. I know there was one raffled off at SDCC and one in a charity event so my question is: For the Mattel employees whom received the Spirit Of Grayskulls, were they loose or in their standard King Grayskull packaging? There are Spirit of Grayskull figures showing up on the secondary market and there are questions about their authenticity.


    All of the Spirit of Grayskull figures handed out to employees (and the one raffled at SDCC and auctioned at Dream Halloween) were in the box just like those sold at SDCC for the standard deco. The only one that was loose was the approval sample and that one is on Toy Guru’s desk! Only a very small number were made for employees, smaller then almost any other employee figure for any brand before.

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    A Three Pack at SDCC! By the Goddess let it be the Star Sisters (if it is infact a MOTUC themed Three pack!) I can already hear Tallstar hitting the ceiling with excitement right now!
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    WOW--at #1 !!! What could these be?
    My seller/trader/buyer feedback:
    http://he-man.org/forums/boards/showthread.php?t=195461

    MOTUC Most Wanted: 1) Skeletor's Robot Knights 2) Stridor 3) Night Stalker 4) Tung Lashor 5) Squeeeze 6) Lizard Man 7) Roton 8) Multi-Bot 9) Ninjor 10) Dragstor 11) Saurod 12) Blast-Attak 13) Karg 14) Gwildor 15) Lodar 16) Mask of Power Demons 17) TC Skeletor 18) FF He-Man

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel-T View Post
    A Three Pack at SDCC! By the Goddess let it be the Star Sisters if it is a MOTUC themed Three pack!
    *shaking* If it's not the Star Sisters, what else do you guys think can work as a 3-Pack?

    On a side note, I'm a little confused by the response. Is the '2 giant announcements at SCDD for MOTU's 30th' thing separate from the SDCC exclusives?

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    Modulok or Multi Bot at SDCC? YES!

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    A single figure with a high piece count, eh?

    I'm calling Modulok on this.

    If so, what a great year for the Horde!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tallstar View Post
    Is the '2 giant announcements at SCDD for MOTU's 30th' thing separate from the SDCC exclusives?
    I blooming well hope so. Giant is a pretty....well, giant word. Giant should equal something a little bigger than a special edition figure(s). What makes me think of something other than a figure is that fact that they used the word brand. One would think that that was referring to the MOTU brand as a whole. Then again, it is Mattel. Probably a MOTU bath towel.

    As for the three-pack, I reckon Star Sisters. What else would be worthy of a three-pack?

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    I'm really looking forward to SDCC now. August will be a very expensive month with possibly Modulok/Multi-Bot, The Star Sisters, Man-E-Faces and Megator!!!

    Bring them on!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nanoFatato View Post
    Modulok or Multi Bot at SDCC? YES!
    Quote Originally Posted by Krueger View Post
    As for the three-pack, I reckon Star Sisters. What else would be worthy of a three-pack?
    If one or both of these end up being true...



    Quote Originally Posted by Krueger View Post
    I blooming well hope so. Giant is a pretty....well, giant word. Giant should equal something a little bigger than a special edition figure(s). What makes me think of something other than a figure is that fact that they used the word brand. One would think that that was referring to the MOTU brand as a whole. Then again, it is Mattel. Probably a MOTU bath towel.
    I figured it was something separate, 'cause they reveal the exclusives before SDCC, but then I was like: "But what does that first sentence have to do with the question?"

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    For the three pack, it has to be the Star Sisters. For the other, it has to be Modulok or Multi-Bot.

    If not the Star Sisters, maybe something like Kowl, Cringer, and Gwildor? Surely not, though.
    My seller/trader/buyer feedback:
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    It MUST be Modulok. What other multi-piece figure (besides Multi-Bot) is there? There are two alternatives to Modulok or Multi-Bot that I could think of: Extendar and Rio Blast - who would require multiple pieces to replicate their special features MOTUC style.

    As for the Star Sisters, this has been a fan demand for a while, and the 3-pack has always been amongst the speculation - Glory Bird would obviously be included as an accessory. The only alternatives I can think of to the Star Sisters are:

    1. A 1987 movie 3-pack that included Blade, Saurod and Gwildor
    2. Horde Troopers (x2) with a Horde Commander
    3. A New Adventures Leader set with NA He-Man, NA Skeletor and Flogg (this one would make up for all the lacking presence of NA in the Classics line).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tallstar View Post
    On a side note, I'm a little confused by the response. Is the '2 giant announcements at SCDD for MOTU's 30th' thing separate from the SDCC exclusives?
    I am also a bit confused, in one of the Q&A's posted yesterday the person answering the question said that TG was getting a bit over excited after speaking to fans when he said "it's something we have been waiting for over 30 years for". But that it was from the time of the original line. It kinda read to me like they were trying to down play the comment a bit, but now there are again saying they have two massive announcements as if they are trying to raise the hype up again. I kinda feel a bit like a rabbit cought in the central isle of a motorway and not knowing which set of headlights to look at first. Is this really gonna be massive news?

    To me massive news would be any of the following:

    A new comic;

    A new carton

    A direct to DVD film;

    The Sony MOTU movie being green lit;

    A Castle Grayskull or Snake Mt playset for MOTUC;

    Filmation character rights and full access to all the brands media such as all the comics and story books created

    A unique Filmation inspired line of 100 % Filmation Accurate toys/ stactions/ statues;

    Mini Comic reprints in a Trade Paper Back book;

    Swords of Power and Protection Role Play items;

    Finally Not Forgetting A MOTUC Shadow Weaver figure.

    Hopefully one of these will be close to the mark.
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    A three pack! sweet!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JVS3 View Post

    We can confirm we will have two giant announcements to make for the brand at SDCC for the 30th! We will have two MOTU items. One will be a single figure with high piece count, the second will be a three pack. For more details stay tuned to Mattycollector.com!
    I bet one of yhe giant annoucements will be Granamyr:

    Something fans have been waiting for 30 years!
    Not big as in mini-comics but would be bigger than Tytus!
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    I was absolutely convinced that Marlena would be the SDCC item. Now it might be the Star Sisters...and I am COMPLETELY ok with that. Bring whatever it is on..and fast!

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