So many of us grew up with Mattel toys—and now, as adults, that nostalgia is still part of us. Enter Gallery 1988, which holds annual art shows featuring works in all mediums based on Mattel’s most popular brands. Time to bring that childhood back.
Hollywood has been trying to channel the power of Grayskull for years now. Several filmmakers have attempted to bring He-Man and the Masters of the Universe back to the big screen, but nothing has stuck. Now, the latest incarnation has prolific superhero movie screenwriter David S. Goyer on board and a 2019 release…
Running around, bashing down doors with a giant sword in hand is generally frowned upon in modern society. So if you’re dealing with a secret He-Man fantasy you’re dying to live out, why not fill your pocket with a bunch of tiny swords that can open doors without destroying them?
Apparently, October 5 is unofficial ‘Wacky Comic Crossover Day.” This week, a few notable mashups in the comics world began, bringing together disparate heroes for zany new adventures. We had a read of all the crossover series out today to let you see which team-ups were worth your time.
The world of He-Man and She-Ra has a lot of history, spanning decades of comics, cartoons, toys, and more. But three new books coming from Dark Horse are planning to archive some of that history in stunning style, and we’ve got the first look.
Confused? Understandably. But Super7, purveyors of all sorts of nerdy nostalgia, have clearly done a shocking amount of work to make this as authentic a version of the original He-Man and the Masters of the Universe animated series as possible, right down to Skeletor’s insults of his minions. Watch this trailer and…
By the power of Grayskull, and also nostalgia! The Masters of the Universe are joining forces with the Thundercats for a brand new comic book miniseries later this year—a concentrated dose of ‘80s nostalgia so powerful, it might as well be time-travel.
While Sony’s Masters of the Universe movie seems no closer to actually getting made now than it has for the last dozen or so years, at least we know one actor has had an actual conversation about the film with its current director McG: Kellan Lutz.
The grown man who continues to identify as McG is in talks with Sony to direct the long, long, long in development Masters of the Universe movie. As io9's resident gonzo He-Man fan, I have long been of the opinion that no live-action movie can possibly live up to my unreasonably high expectations; it’s almost…
As action figures have become more detailed, toy fans have been treated to some amazing-looking figures over the years. But not that long ago, when sculpting techniques were less advanced, toy likenesses could range from the mediocre to the terrifying. Here are 11 figures who look less like they’re ready for action…
Retro Indie band Gunship has just released a new music video for their song Tech Noir, and it’s chock full of references from all the great films of the 1980s. Cue up the nostalgia!
There have been a lot of screenwriters hired to pen a live-action movie adaptation of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, but none of theme have managed to turn the story of a tan, mostly naked barbarian/bodybuilding enthusiast for modern audiences. But I have high hopes for the newest writer to take it on.
... for your wall. Ever wanted to basically do what Skeletor never could? Now’s your chance! Well, as long as you have a rather ludicrous amount of money, this massive head of poor Battle Cat from Masters of the Universe could be yours to mount above your fireplace in a mixture of sadness and pride.
As Comic-Con gets under way in San Diego this week, there are countless exclusives that make the annual pilgrimage to the convention totally worth it for fans. And if you grew up in the ‘80s playing with Masters of the Universe toys, this Chia Pet version of Moss Man might singlehandedly justify your entire trip.
Multiverses! Don’t you know the key to comic book superstardom is an interconnected mess of alternate realities? Everyone has one, whether they’re tearing them up into a zillion pieces or slowly stitching them back together for the umpteenth time. The latest Comic to jump on the bandwagon? Why, He-Man, of course.
When we ranked the original Masters of the Universe figures, you knew the Princess of Power figures were also coming, right? Sure, She-Ra’s toyline wasn’t quite as epic as her brother He-Man’s, but it was still awesome. It’s just that some figures were more awesome than others.
The most powerful man in the universe was also part of the greatest toyline in the universe. MotU’s giant, wildly varied assortment of heroes and villains set it apart from its ‘80s counterparts — admittedly, some more so than others. So here are all 60 original action figures, scientifically ranked by awesomeness.