Admittedly, my interest in this line has waned since the Legends line extension was folded back into the Elite umbrella, but I still appreciate the good sculpts and articulation setup for these wrestlers. I’m getting a little more familiar with today’s stable – but that’s only because my wife can’t stop watching the WWE Divas reality show.
Of these reveals, I know the Junkyard Dog, Batista, Doink, and Hogan. Even the Hulkster in his prime (which this figure is not – it looks like a figure for his latest return to the WWE) would have a hard time getting me to recall the rest of them.
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Without further ado, here’s the index for the entries for CustomCon 38:
Light turn-out this time around. We’ll do a better job publicizing the event for next time. Thanks to Rabid_Ewok, Fizzle, and Death Weed for submitting entries, and to all who stopped by!
In the grand tradition of Rambo the Animated Series and Robocop the Animated Series comes… OMEGA ACTION TEAM!
Coming this fall to Cartoon Network is a new series where your favorite action heroes team up to fight evil! Mattel is proud to announce that we will be doing a toyline to celebrate this!
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Here’s the first of a few videos of panels from San Diego Comic-Con. From Thursday morning, here’s the Mattel and WWE panel, featuring Michael Cole hosting Daniel Bryan, Paul Heyman, and the immortal Hulk Hogan!
Mattel’s WWE team takes us through upcoming action figure releases, including the first ever Hulk Hogan, Razor Ramon, and Doink the Clown in the Mattel era of WWE. But you can’t miss the Q&A section that includes special appearances from the “Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart and Sting, introducing his first WWE action figure ever.
Picture credits: WWE takes over San Diego Comic-Con International 2014: photos | WWE.com
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Mattel held their WWE panel this morning, with Daniel Bryan, Hulk Hogan, Paul Heyman, and Michael Cole joining the Mattel design team on stage. As usual, the WWE talent stole the show (we should have our video of the panel up within a few days), but the Mattel team did manage to reveal some new figures.
My interest is in the Legends, so I was psyched that Hulk Hogan’s return to the WWE and presence on this panel meant an action figure (from Wrestlemania 3) was in the works. No surprise there, really. Some people knew that Razor Ramon was imminent – I didn’t, but enjoyed his bad guy routine and am glad he’s getting a figure. But the real surprise came at the end of the panel, when the Stinger joined the guys on stage after Mattel revealed his figure.
Hogan, Sting, and Ramon will all appear in the revived WWE Defining Moments line for 2015. You can see the trio and an additional wave of the WWE Elite figures in our Mattel WWE album.
Admittedly, I have not been following Mattel’s WWE line that closely since the Legends sub-line shut down – but with the Legion of Doom in their red and black ring attire on its way, I’ll be on the hunt. They’ll be showing up as single-carded flashback figures in the next wave of Elites.
Vader, Lex Luger, and the Rock (again?) will be flashback figures rounding out the next two waves of Mattel’s WWE Elite line. But with Hulk Hogan back in the fold and supposedly scheduled to attend Mattel’s WWE panel tomorrow morning, can a Hogan figure be far behind?