The Mattel Mattypalooza Panel is over. Some pretty epic things were announced! He-Man.org will soon have it's own unique sets of photos of all of the reveals and more! But for right now, you'll know what is revealed! Thanks to Toyark.com for the information and the pictures!
Club Eternia 2012 Begins
Club Eternia Subscription Figure:
The Big Announcements:
• Mattel has officially announced that they have the long awaited Filmation Rights! Expect about 2-3 Filmation characters every year.
• Mini-Comics are returning! Published by Dark Horse comics, the stories will be created by Scott Neitlich, Script by Tim Seeley, Art by Wellinton Alves, Cover by Eric Powell, Colors by Michael Atiyeh and Letters by Nate Piekos! This will be a three issue limited series that will come with the quarterly variants of 2012!
• Create a MOTUC Contest! Must use basic shared parts from any MOTUC figure. Must be original creation and must feel like a MOTU character. Miust translate easily into a toy. Mattel retains the right to chose the final name and bio. Enter as many times as you like. Must be submitted on 8.5 x 11 paper. The winner will be announced at SDCC 2012. The winning figure will be available on Matty collector.com in Dec 2012. All entries remain property of Mattel.
• MOTUC 30TH Anniversay Series! Six all new original characters that aren't part of the sub!!! They come out once every other month and aren't part of Club Eternia. Fearless Photog is coming in January 2012, created by Nathan Bitner, Dreago Man is coming in March 2012, created by the 4H and one will be created by Geoff Johns, one of the Chief Creative Officers of DC Comics! Two will be created by Mattel and the last figure could be created by YOU!
• Looking into Large Playsets but nothing solid now.
• Granamyr's color is being voted on at the con.
• Mekaneck and Ram Man aren't in any plans right now, but will most likely be coming.
• The mini-comics are only available with the 3 quarterly 2012 variants.
• Toyguru wants to make a prop replica sword, but can't find a way to do it yet.
• 2012 line isn't finalized.
• Mattel heard about the Faker/Bizarro pack that was missing from Toysrus.com yesterday. They should be available at Entertainment Earth's booth.
See what the fans re saying HERE!