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Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Goat Man Mattel, 2014
Day #1,201: June 11, 2015
Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Goat Man Action FigureGoat Man
Horn-Headed Servant of Beast Man

Masters of the Universe Classics Action Figure
Item No.:
No. BHG40
Manufacturer: Mattel
Includes: Hammer, Comic Staff of Avion
Action Feature: n/a
Retail: $27.00
Availability: April 2014
Other: Traveling Convention Exclusive

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Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Goat Man Action FigureWhile many characters making appearances in Masters of the Universe Classics qualify as obscure, Goat Man certainly nears the top of that list. Appearing as a background character in a Golden Super Adventure Book, this figure - much like many Star Wars figures - will be the highest profile this character gets. You'll never see him in a movie or a cartoon, but this action figure exists and you might be asking if you should have it. I'd say maybe. It's a good figure of something you don't need, which is an irritating.shtmlect of this line - even if it's bad, it's good. And it's good.

Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Goat Man Action FigureThe buck system guarantees that your expectations should be met. The figure is about nearly 7-inches tall with the obligatory 19ish points of articulation, although it does feature some swell new parts you don't see that often. There are some oddball thigh straps and unique wrist bands on his gloves, giving him a different look from most other figures. His leathery armor is quite bulky, but it fits well and doesn't get in the way of too many interesting poses. His boots are a mishmash of things you've seen before, with an all-new head on top that looks like a cross between something out of any folklore demon you can name. It's pretty evil. If he had a guitar, this would be vast approaching metal status.

The head itself is somehow both very plain and very cool with black eyes, big white teeth, and giant horns coming out of what is either a mask or an unfortunate sunburn. Given that his flesh is of the pale European stock, I have to assume it's a costume - but I don't have the book, so what do I know? It's pretty expressive and it's hard to imagine it looking particularly cool as a toy of the 1980s, but here it looks just fine and teeters close to feeling out of place with the rest of the range.

Mattel Masters of the Universe Classics Goat Man Action Figure

His hammer is big and bulky with a rubbery grip and lots of paint. It looks like metal, and I assume over time it may cause the handle to sag a bit depending on how you have him displayed with his accessory. It's joined by the comic version of the Staff of Avion - I assume there must be more versions, I feel like I have too many - and it's cast in mostly transparent green. The gems are clear, the rest is opaque with some gold painted detailing. A special grip was added to ensure Stratos has no problems holding this accessory, but Stratos is pretty spoiled as it is. It's another nifty accessory, but the nitpicker in me always wishes for something a bit more universal so I can throw it with more than one specific figure. (Or maybe it's my fault for only buying the one Stratos.)

Mattel's Matty team has treated this brand pretty well, as this level of depth is tough to get without a reboot or a top-tier license. There are precious few deep cuts like this in other collector lines, so it's kind of amazing that Mattel could be convinced to do something like this in the first place. Novelty goes a long way in this line, and from the purpose boots to the black faux leather bondage straps, everything was executed consistently with the line's output. It's not bad, it's not amazing, and unfortunately with the lack of vehicles and playsets, it's sort of homeless. At this point we're a spoiled group with so many great figures, I don't even know where to put them. He looks way more eviler than Skeletor, but we know who's boss. If you have the boss, go ahead and get Goat Man - but I suspect there is absolutely nobody who would be excited about this figure who didn't make the decision to buy it within three seconds after it was announced. Nice job, Mattel, and keep on keeping on with that victory lap.

--Adam Pawlus

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