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Shock ‘n Awe reviews the DC Multiverse Armored Batman action figure from Mattel.  The guys talk about everything from Play-Doh to Frank Miller.  Berg gives advice about friends and work. Twitter: @ShockNAweToys Follow Wilson on Twitter @scaabs Follow the Berg on Twitter @RagiFoesmasher All music is copyright of Shock ‘n Awe video

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Fan of the Thundercats and He-Man and the Masters of the Universe are in for a treat this October when Mattel and DC Comics team to bring the two franchises together for the first time.

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Toy Fair International is just over a month away, but with Batman v Superman arriving in March, it’s not surprising that we are seeing a number of toys and action figures from the movie appearing online. For those that are still shopping for gifts a few surprises have also appeared.

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Saturday at the San Diego Comic Con will be a huge one for Warner Bros. as it spends two hours in Hall H teasing fans with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice clips, teasers, and possible stars. For those of us not attending the show, Mattel is teasing us in its own way with a look at the new toys from the movie.

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Press Release Beginning in Fall 2015, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel join forces to launch DC Super Hero Girls, an exciting new universe of Super Heroic storytelling that helps build character and confidence, and empowers girls to discover their true potential. Featuring DC Comics’ most powerful and diverse line-up of female characters as relatable teens, DC Super Hero Girls will play out across multiple entertainment content platforms and product categories to create an immersive world.

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Press Release Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and MEGA Brands Inc. (TSX: MB, MB.WT, MB.NT) announced today a definitive agreement for Mattel’s acquisition, through a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., of MEGA Brands for US$460 million.

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Press Release Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. and Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), have partnered to develop the live-action, feature-length film “Max Steel” based on Mattel’s franchise property of the same name.  The film will be produced by Dolphin Films, a newly-formed subsidiary of Dolphin Entertainment.  Open Road Films will distribute “Max Steel” in the U.S. as the first of a multi-picture agreement with Dolphin Films.  The film will be given a wide release in theaters in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Mattel had many products on display this weekend at Toy Fair and one new line that is sure to cause some buzz are the new Watchmen figures.

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Toy Fair news is all over the Internet and Major Spoilers is right here to keep you in the know as Mattel releases images of coming Batman and Darkseid figures.

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Press Release Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce a licensing agreement with Mattel to bring 1:4 scale mixed media statues of characters from the most epic boys action brand of all time, He-Man® and the Masters of the Universe®, to die-hard collectors’ homes this year.

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We are in the post NYCC week where most of the news is: “Look, a new Spider-Man!”, “Look, Batman writer on Superman!”, “Look, a sexy Pink Ranger!” While all those items are awesome in their own right, there are other exciting things happening like: “Look, new Mattel toys!”

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Here’s a look at the Mattel DC Universe panel that took place Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con. via Action Figure Insider

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Instead of giving you a rundown of what was said during Mattel’s MattyPalooza panel, here’s your chance to watch the entire panel for yourself.

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I really didn’t give much thought into Monsieur Mallah and the Brain until Batman: The Brave and the Bold made them a pair of very interesting villains.  Mattel, as part of the DCUC series is bringing the duo to poseable plastic form. No word on price, but the duo are part of the Matty Collector DCUC 2013 Subscription plan (that also includes Wally West). via Action Figure Insider

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