For a while now, Mattel has been hinting that there would be a “last hurrah” for the 6″ Four Horsemen styled DC Universe Classics action figures, and that it would be shown off at the 2014 New York Toy Fair. People speculated that it would be the Super Powers light blue Superman, Mr. Mxyzptlk, to name a couple. Well the speculation is over. Mattel has revealed that later this year they will be releasing 6 figures, all homages to the vintage Kenner Super Powers line! The figures will be Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Gold Superman, the Riddler (Hal Jordan repainted as the Riddler just like the vintage Super Powers figure), and Mr. Mxyzptlk! These will round out the rest of the DCUC Kenner homages, and will each come with a collect & connect piece to build Super Powers Kalibak! Not only that, but they will all come in special Super Powers styled packaging as well, with each Kalibak piece coming in a separate poly bag. Each figure is set to be $30 apiece.
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the 2014 Toy Fair has been chocked full of so many great reveals. I’d say it’s turning out better than last year, to be honest. Amongst them is a slew of new Mattel reveals. They just showed off the Masters of the Universe Classics Rio Blast figure! I can’t fully tell from the picture, but it looks as if he will have all of his flip out guns just like the vintage figure. I’m very excited for this. Rio Blast has always been my favorite Masters of the Universe figure, and I’ve been waiting to see a new version of him pretty much since day one, so I’m glad he’ll be released this year. Rio Blast is set to be released in September of 2014.
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Yeah yeah, I know it’s January 6th, but technically this was supposed to be for January 2nd, but I wasn’t able to get around to posting the answers until today. Apologies all.
Ron asks: For the remaining 2014 DC Classics line, is the announced “Goodbye Gift” item a full action figure or an extra pack-in type item and will it be released last after the already announced 5 figures (Aquaman/Ice/Superboy/Robin/Doomsday) ?
We actually have not announced a “goodbye gift”. We are looking into the possible exploration of maybe a goodbye item (to purchase) but it is not confirmed and at this point highly unlikely due to not even hitting tier 1 of the DC sub for 2014. Without a dedicated locked customer base, it is difficult to make more collector product.
Ron asks: Will or can the 4 Horseman’s buck bodies from the cancelled DC line continued to be used for another or new Mattel action figure line?