Responsible for taking on the biggest franchises and licenses, Mattel is the American powerhouse-hold name to all toy collectors. Founded in 1945 in California, they have created and manufactured virtually every type of toy there is. Known most notably for Barbie and Hot Wheels until the early 1980's, Mattel has increased their action figure related properties ever since. Mattel manufactured their first action figure line, He-Man Masters of the Universe Figures, in 1982. By the year 1985, MOTU brought in $400 million in sales!
Here you will find action figures made by Mattel and companies purchased by Mattel, like ArcoToys.
Mattel items in this section include:
- Disney Properties like Aladdin, Hercules, Lion King, Toy Story
- WWE Wrestling Elites, Basics, and Retros
- Batman and DC related Figures
- Nickelodeon Figures (1997-2001)
1982 - Present