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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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Astral Jaga custom by Toy Collecting Brothers

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 are massive ThunderCats fans and …

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Mezco doing more ThunderCats toys in 2015

We’ve confirmed with Mezco that they will be revealing ThunderCats figure(s) at Toy Fair in NYC on February 14th. This is great news for collectors and fans who had assumed that we’d seen the last of licensed toy products years ago when Bandai, Funko and Mezco all stopped releasing new figures. Our contact at Mezco says that we’ll have to …

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Chilla custom figure in LJN style by Barbarossa / Lulu Berlu

Just over two months ago we ran a story about the exciting line of custom LJN style figures created in partnership between figure maker Barbarossa and producer Reg, of Lulu Berlu. We’ve received an update from Reg who has sent through these images and let us know that Chilla, the third figure produced so far, is done! Though most of …

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LJN Toy Dealer Catalogue gallery (14 images)

Gallery of vintage ThunderCats catalogue images for the LJN toyline (14 images). Like many toy companies, LJN released catalogs for dealers on a yearly basis. LJN’s toy catalogues concentrated mainly on their actual toy lines as opposed to the many video games that LJN produced later on. It is unknown exactly how far into the future LJN kept producing their …