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Power-Con 2016

We’re still eagerly awaiting news on whether there will be a ThunderCats presence at the Power-Con event scheduled for June 4th and 5th 2016. However, fans of Masters of the Universe will be happy to hear that things are in full swing. Some of the highlights include: Three exclusive MOTUC figures by the Four Horsemen Power-Con t-shirts (pictured below) Tons …

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Updated Lion-O prototype for the Mattel Classics line

Mattel has just shared these images of the updated Lion-O prototype, which is a follow up to the first version we saw revealed at San Diego Comic Con in July. Fan feedback was already very positive for the sculpt though there was some consistent feedback asking for changes to the face, particularly around the eyebrows. The Four Horsemen knocked this …

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Kinetiquettes reveal 3D sculpt of Lion-O (work in progress)

Here is the latest update from the Kinetiquettes team, with a look at the 3D sculpt on Lion-O. This is a work in progress and is not the approved final version. This is a 3D rendering, on which the final pose and finished sculpt will be based. As you’ll recall from our previous coverage of the Lion-O diorama style statue, …

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Bandai’s augmented reality app that brings ThunderCats toys to life

When Bandai revealed their first ThunderCats figures in 2011, more than a few fans wondered what kind of innovations a modern day line would harness. Although the line was short lived they still released a substantial amount of action figures based on the rebooted animated series. And we’re sure that many fans would crave more characters from this ThunderCats line to round out their collections. …

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Mattel’s ThunderCats reveals SDCC 2015

Straight from the horse’s mouth at the Mattypallooza panel at SDCC 2015 we’re posting reveals of the confirmed Mattel licensed ThunderCats line. Two actual prototypes were shared and are now on display at the Mattycollector booth. Lion-O and Jackalman along with their accessories are standing proudly on display. Lion-O expected by July 2016, Jackalman by August 2016 with Mumm-Ra as …

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Mezco’s Tygra in full colour – SDCC 2015 coverage

Here he is folks, the Tygra we’ve been yearning for from Mezco in the mega scale format. Collectors have been eagerly awaiting this, as he will round out the core adult ThunderCat character team. There is no finalized date locked in yet for when this figure will be available for purchase. He’s on display right now at San Diego Comic …

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Mattel picks up ThunderCats 6 inch figures license

Huge news coming out of SDCC (toynewsi.com) reporting that Mattel has acquired the 6 inch license for ThunderCats and will be showing figures this weekend! They will apparently be based on the classic cartoon look, and both Lion-O and Vultureman figures have been spotted at the preview night. If you’re at the event this weekend be sure to share your …

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Tygra mega scale figure by Mezco – exclusive reveal

We’re very excited to share these first pics of the upcoming Tygra prototype for Mezco’s mega scale line of action figures. Collectors have been eagerly awaiting this, as he will round out the core adult ThunderCat character team. There is no finalized date locked in yet for when this figure will be available for purchase. According to Michael Pasquale, Art …

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The real life Cats Lair in Sri Lanka (Sigiriya)

Did you know there is an ancient man made structure that resembles the Cats Lair? It’s called the Sigiriya (Lion Rock) Fortress. (From Wikipedia) Located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of …