Mattel’s ThunderCats reveals SDCC 2015

By |July 10th, 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 […]

Mezco’s Tygra in full colour – SDCC 2015 coverage

By |July 10th, 2015|

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 […]

Mattel picks up ThunderCats 6 inch figures license

By |July 8th, 2015|

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 […]

Tygra mega scale figure by Mezco – exclusive reveal

By |July 5th, 2015|

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 […]

The real life Cats Lair in Sri Lanka (Sigiriya)

By |July 1st, 2015|

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 […]

Voice actors at play – ThunderCats recording session

By |June 25th, 2015|

Remember those awesome ThunderCats out-takes where the samoflange made its appearance? Well the same Audio Engineer (Larry Franke) who uploaded those a few years ago also recently shared this awesome footage of Earle Hyman, Earl Hammond and Bob McFadden recording one of the final scenes of the series.

It’s pretty epic. Apparently Lynne Lipton was holding […]

Exclusive first look at Kinetiquettes diorama statue designs

By |May 14th, 2015|

As previously reported, an exciting new ThunderCats line of diorama format statues is being produced by Kinetiquettes. This relative newcomer statue company has exploded on to the collectibles scene with their dynamic, high octane Street Fighter series. As the hot new kids on the block, the Kinetiquettes team chooses to work on brands that they’re […]

Astral Jaga custom by Toy Collecting Brothers

By |April 30th, 2015|

We’re pleased to share these incredibly cool images of an LJN styled custom by the Toy Collecting Brothers. It’s a Spectral Jaga, the spiritual form that guides Lion-O after his death. It’s a high quality custom created by Troy Parson who is completing his Masters Program in Industrial Design/Toy design. Troy and his brother Jordan […]

Star Wars colouring contest at NewWaveTraders.com

By |April 20th, 2015|

Our friends at NewWaveTraders.com are running a Star Wars colouring contest with awesome lightsabers and other prizes up for grabs.

So get your creative talents geared up and head to this link to see details: Star Wars contest

SUBMIT A PHOTO OF YOUR COMPLETED COLORING PAGE
TO mike@newwavetraders.com
OR ON TWITTER USING #starwarscolor

INCLUDE FIRST NAME, LAST INITIAL & AGE
OPEN […]