Masters of the Universe

DC Comics Announce ‘Injustice vs. He-Man And The Masters of the Universe’ Miniseries

DC Entertainment and Mattel are joining forces to bring fans of the INJUSTICE Digital First comics and anyone who’s ever screamed “I Have the Power!” at the top of their lungs—an epic quest for the fate of a world in INJUSTICE VS. HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE.

This six-issue miniseries will be written by Tim Seeley, who’s no stranger to writing high-octane adventure stories at DC as the writer for DC titles such as GRAYSON, NIGHTWING and GREEN LANTERNS. Seeley teams up with fan-favorite artist Freddie E. Williams II, himself no stranger to the action and dangers of Eternia, having provided the art for 2016’s HE-MAN/THUNDERCATS miniseries. Williams’ distinctive art style has also thrilled fans on other crossovers like the smash-hit BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES in 2015 and its follow-up sequel in 2017.

Believing He-Man and the Masters of the Universe defeated, a robotic impostor has seized control of Eternia—but not for long! After freeing his kingdom from this strongman’s rule, He-Man learns not everyone is pleased to see the pretender deposed—but Adam knows the value of freedom. When heroes from another dimension ask his aid in deposing a superhero turned dictator, he agrees. Teaming up with Batman against the Superman of the Injustice Universe, He-Man and his new allies face dangerous and familiar enemies in a battle where no world is safe!  

INJUSTICE VS. HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1 arrives at comic book retailers and via digital download on July 18, 2018. Check out the website at or the DC YouTube channel for the latest news on this crossover blockbuster and the latest from the DC Universe. 

Funko Announces Specialty Series Vynl and Pop! For June

Each month Funko offers specialty and boutique retailers two exclusive items and the additions for June have just been announced. 

June’s Specialty Series includes a Prince Adam and Cringer Vynl 2-pack and a Green Hornet Pop! based on the 60’s TV series.

You’ll be able to find these in June only at boutique retail, specialty stores, local comic book shops and
from qualified online retailers. Be sure to stop by your favorite local store and ask let them know to order these for you.


Toy Fair 2018 – Super7

Super7 made a big splash when they took over Masters of the Universe from MattyCollector, but they’ve been working hard to expand their product offering and their display at Toy Fair showed the results of those efforts.

On the Masters of the Universe side of things, their previously shown Classic and Deluxe Classics were on display as well as their new Filmation ‘vintage’ style figures. Also on display was Masters glassware and ReAction style figures. 

The surprise of the show was a number of Transformers based items.  From glassware, Halloween buckets, Transformers character ‘Keshi’ blind boxed minifigures to awesome 12″ ‘Super Cyborg’ Megatron and Optimus Prime there was certainly more than meets the eye to the Super7 display.

Also ReAction figures had a great showing with new Universal Monsters, Planets of the Apes, Robotech, Misfits and more making a strong showing. ReAction is in great hands being back at Super7.

This is just a quick summary of the product on hand at the show.  See it all in the gallery below.

Funko Announces Next Batch of Masters of the Universe Pop!s

Funko today announced the next batch of Masters of the Universe Pop!s, which should be hitting stores in January.  This series includes Battle Armor He-Man, Battle Armor Skeletor, 2 colorways of Merman – the blue is a 1:6 chase, Evil-Lyn, Beast Man, Stratos and Orko. 

Funko also has several retailer exclusives on the way. Toys R Us will feature a flocked version of Moss Man, Target will offer Faker and FYE will be the home to Trapjaw.

Look for these in stores this winter or pre-order from AwesomeToyBlog sponsor Entertainment Earth.

Funko’s December Specialty Series Pop! and Dorbz Figures Announced

Funko’s Specialty Series rewards local comic shops and select online retails with special monthly exclusives. Today Funko announced the exclusive Pop! and Dorbz that will be available in December – a Pop! Thundercats Tygra and a Dorbz Orko. 

Check them both out below and look for them in your favorite local shop in December.

Super7 Begins Revealing SDCC Exclusives – Masters of the Universe ReAction, MUSCLE, The Worst and More

Super7 has started revealing (and teasing) their SDCC exclusives. Officially revealed are:

  • Super7 x Heavy Metal Magazine Lord Of Light 3.75-inch ReAction Figure Black & Gold Variant
  • The Worst M.U.S.C.L.E. 1.75-inch Figures  in both blue and green

And teased:

  • Masters of the Universe ReAction Collector’s Case
  • Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. Windraider and Roton

Look for more exclusives to be revealed over the next few days. 

Funko’s Specialty Series Iron Man Mk1 Dorbz and Man at Arms Pop! Announced

In an effort to recognize our most special accounts and loyal retailers,
Funko’s Specialty Series puts a new Pop! and a new Dorbz in boutique retail, specialty stores, local comic book shops and qualified online retailers every month. This is your chance to help support local businesses and smaller retailers, and score a cool new Funko item in the process.

The newly announced items for this month are a Man at Arms Pop! vinyl and Iron Man: Mark 1 Dorbz. You’ll find these in September. 


Super7 Announces Next Wave of Masters of the Universe Classics

Super7 today announced the next four figures in the Masters of the Universe Classics line. Picking up where Matty left off, the four new figures include:

Fangor – The Evil Weapons Master of the Snake Men comes equipped with sword and snake-tools to aid in his construction of the fiendish serpent weaponry for his comrades. Fangor also comes with flying serpent accessory and alternate head.

Quakke – The Evil Mutant from the New Adventures of He-Man comes with his Grabatron Meteormace and two part Meteor.

Hawke – The Heroic Winged Warrior of Avion comes with sword, smoke gun and alternate head.

Lodar – The Evil Master of Slave City comes with his mace and giant chains.

Details on how the figures were going to be released were not announced today, but stay tuned for more details.

SDCC 2016 – Super7’s 3 3/4″ Figures and More

SDCC 2016 logoEver since their announcement of the Alien ReAction line a few years ago, Super7 has gained the attention of action figure fans everywhere. With the announcement that they’re the new stewards of Masters of the Universe this attention will be continuing.

Their SDCC display (in the exhibit hall – I haven’t been to Skeletor’s Lair yet) features new Streetfighter 3 3/4″ ReAction style figures, their ReAction style Masters of the Universe figures, collectible glassware, the debut of 3 3/4″ Hellboy figures and new Alien M.U.S.C.L.E. figures. Of course there’s much more in their case – so check out the gallery!

Matty Teases She-Ra Doll for SDCC, May Be Only MOTU Exclusive from Mattel

Mattycollector TNMattyCollector posted a teaser image today of an upcoming SDCC exclusive She-Ra doll. From the preview picture, the doll will feature vac-metallized details.  Look for a full reveal tomorrow!

There are rumors floating around that this She-Ra doll will be the only Masters of the Universe SDCC exclusive offered by Mattel – nothing from either the MOTUC line or the Filmation subline will be offered at the show as an exclusive. Stay tuned for additional details.

she ra preview pic

Toy Fair 2016 – The Loyal Subjects

tf2016A few years ago while walking the rows and rows of the toy fair, I stumbled across the booth of The Loyal Subjects – and now they’re a must stop each year. This year was no exception and I was treated to the latest vinyl figures from Masters of the Universe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G. I. Joe (including vehicles!!), Power Rangers, My Little Pony, Mr. Potato Head and Transformers.

The highlights of the display were the Masters of the Universe figures and the Joe vehicles. I was surprised by how well the vehicles translated to this style – I hope these are succesful and other properties do similar.

Check out all the newest Loyal Subjects toys from toy fair in the gallery.

Toy Fair 2016 – Mattel’s Collector Event

tf2016Today Mattel hosted collectors for a special event celebrating some of their upcoming collector focus products. Mattel took over a New York city bar and filled it with new Masters of the Universe product (didn’t expect to see an updated Roton), Thundercats (they look amazing), TMNT Megablocks (a Terrordrome), Suicide Squad figures, Halo figures and Megabloks, new Ghostbuser figures and much, much more. Check it all out in the gallery!

Sideshow’s He-Man Statue Now Available for Pre-Order

sideshow logo tnSideshow  Collectibles has opened pre-orders for their He-Man statue. Featuring the hero standing on a Grayskull themed based this statue features intricate sculpted armor and costume and a removeable fabric cape and his Power Sword. The exclusive edition includes a switch-out Power Axe and sheathed Power Sword.

The statue is priced at $399.99 with the option of a payment plan. You can see this statue’s product page here.



SDCC 2015 – Skeletor’s Lair

cc15 tnSkeletor’s Lair, a pop-up shop hosted by Super7, was one of the most creative and original ideas of SDCC 2015. Both the Super7 and Mattel booths handed out Skeletokens with the address of Skeletor’s Lair – a gift shop filled with SDCC exclusive Master of the Universe collectibles which included exclusive shirts, Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E. figures (M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E.) and even a Moss Man chia pet. From the merchandise to the decor of the shop – it was just perfectly themed. Check it out in the gallery below.

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