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    I'm all in for these!

    Price point is exactly in the range blind-boxed toys should be offered in. I always loved the designs, passed on the MattyCollector sets because those were ridiculously overpriced. I also never liked the collect-and-connect diorama pieces, so I won't miss those at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Reilly View Post
    I'm all in for these!

    Price point is exactly in the range blind-boxed toys should be offered in. I always loved the designs, passed on the MattyCollector sets because those were ridiculously overpriced. I also never liked the collect-and-connect diorama pieces, so I won't miss those at all.

    Count me in, Mattel!
    They were way overpriced, but I snagged them when Matty had them on clearance for half price.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Reilly View Post
    I'm all in for these!

    Price point is exactly in the range blind-boxed toys should be offered in. I always loved the designs, passed on the MattyCollector sets because those were ridiculously overpriced. I also never liked the collect-and-connect diorama pieces, so I won't miss those at all.

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    Pls would somebody know if the original SDCC double with Heman and Skeletor would fit the size of the upcoming “wave 2”?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vladik841 View Post
    Pls would somebody know if the original SDCC double with Heman and Skeletor would fit the size of the upcoming wave 2?
    No, I believe Wave 2 is going to match Wave 1, with the SDCC being larger.


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    Anyone know when the minis are supposed to be released? Im almost more excited for these than Origins. Almost.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mizterfish View Post
    Anyone know when the minis are supposed to be released? I’m almost more excited for these than Origins. Almost.


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    I believe its fall, just like the Origins line. The only MOTU from Mattel before fall are the Megaconstrux and maybe the windraider hotwheel.
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    From the Masters Instagram page.


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    I love it. (No pun intended.)
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    I doubt I'll be buying into this, but they look cool, and I hope they provide a cheap entry point for new fans.

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    Also, I wonder why Slime Pit He-Man's seen so much usage lately

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    Quote Originally Posted by BooperScoop View Post
    I doubt I'll be buying into this, but they look cool, and I hope they provide a cheap entry point for new fans.

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    Also, I wonder why Slime Pit He-Man's seen so much usage lately
    I think people dig translucent stuff, and its an easy way for the company to reuse a mold.


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    What is that blue green and silver man at Arms?

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    Quote Originally Posted by depp76 View Post
    What is that blue green and silver man at Arms?
    I think either Samurai Man at Arms or Serpent Claw Man at Arms from the 200X line.

    Or maybe some sort of Anti-Man at Arms from a future issue of Masters of the Multiverse (this is just speculation based on his placement)

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    Quote Originally Posted by depp76 View Post
    What is that blue green and silver man at Arms?
    Quote Originally Posted by BooperScoop View Post
    I think either Samurai Man at Arms or Serpent Claw Man at Arms from the 200X line.

    Or maybe some sort of Anti-Man at Arms from a future issue of Masters of the Multiverse (this is just speculation based on his placement)
    Yeah I think it could be Serpent Claw Man-At-Arms.

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    I always did like that color scheme on him (if not the accessories).

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    Love these!!! With Classics on hold, I will be chasing after these!

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    Can anyone with one of the old minis and anything using the Origins buck take a pic of them next to each other? If we are getting the Keldor Skeletor two pack, I'll probably make a Masters of the Multiverse display, so I'm thinking about using the He-Man from this as Looking Up/Tappers of Grayskull He-Man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BooperScoop View Post
    Can anyone with one of the old minis and anything using the Origins buck take a pic of them next to each other? If we are getting the Keldor Skeletor two pack, I'll probably make a Masters of the Multiverse display, so I'm thinking about using the He-Man from this as Looking Up/Tappers of Grayskull He-Man.
    I just ordered the minis that were released years ago on eBay -- I can do measurements on those if that helps.
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    I just hate blind boxed figures. I don't have the time or money to throw away and buy 9 trapjaws to get the one faker I want.

    Even at Powercon it got really awkward when they announced these were blind boxed but they didn't even bother to take the feedback.
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    The thing is, kids love them. There's like a whole psychology thing behind it, relating to dopamine levels or something. I don't remember the specifics, but apparently they're like plastic crack to most children.

    I personally am not really a fan of blind boxes/bags, but these are largely for children. In the interview with Pixel Dan, Britt Shots even said that these are targeted towards a younger demographic than Origins.

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    Pixel Dan brings us video and photos from Toy Fair 2020! Video & photos below, and here are some additional details:

    Mini-Masters
    Series 1 will be in Grayskull mini-clamshells. The heroes and villains will be blind-boxed
    Series 1 will be in Snake Mountain mini-clamshells. The heroes and villains will be blind-boxed
    The line will include chase figures

    Video starts at timestamp 4:42



    Mini-Masters He-Man & Faker


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    So it looks like Beastman, Stinkor, and Faker are part of Wave 2.

    The rest are Wave 1?

    Who all is chase? Horde Zombie He-man is on the Wave 1 box, but Mini-comic Trap Jaw, Serpent Claw MAA, and Disco Skeletor are not. Are those three chase, and HZ He-man is a regular release???

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    It all looks great... and like something I'm going to find myself getting sucked into trying to buy all of... ha ha!

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    I really wish we'd get MOTU in 3.75" "G.I. Joe" type scale.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Durendal View Post
    I really wish we'd get MOTU in 3.75" "G.I. Joe" type scale.
    That exists. ReAction figures by Super7. THey're only 5 POA but they are 3.75 inch.

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