New Masters of the Universe Masterverse Deluxe Skeletor Figure Pre-Order - What Could It Be?

by Jay Cochran
August 27, 2022
This week a mysterious new Masters of the Universe figure pre-order listing has popped up online for what is simply being titled Masters of the Universe Masterverse Deluxe Skeletor. Both Amazon and our sponsor BigBadToyStore.com have had it listed and the price of it is around $33.

Other than the generic title which suggests its part of the Masterverse line and will be based on some version of Skeletor, we know very little about what this figure might be.

I will tell you that I did some digging to see if I could find out more about it and at one time it seemed the figure was coded as a "Deluxe Movie Skeletor". The word movie of course brings to mind maybe a figure based on the Frank Langella Skeletor from the 80s live-action movie. Now before we go off jumping to conclusions of that being what this figure will be, I should note the "Movie" portion of the title for the figure seems to have been dropped and there is nothing specific at this time other than that vague early code name to suggest this will be a live-action movie Skeletor figure.

Another possibility is that it could be a retail version of the 40th Anniversary Skeletor we saw initially released in this years SDCC exclusive set. We know the He-Man figure is getting a general release, and I will tell you I did see indications earlier this year that Mattel was floating the idea of also doing a regular retail version for Skeletor. The thing to note however is that this Skeletor listing is more expensive than the price of the 40th Anniversary He-Man. If this Skeletor listing was for a 40th Anniversary version, I am not sure why it would cost so much more than the 40th Anniversary He-Man.

Whatever this Skeletor listing is actually for, the release date is listed as October/November 2022, so I assume Mattel won't keep us in the dark about it for to much longer.
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Roadpigmaster - 2022-12-12 @ 9:41 pm

I noticed that the link is down at the Bigbadtoystore ?

Roadpigmaster - 2022-11-24 @ 1:26 am
4 hours ago, toynewman said:

It's a thrilling time to be a Masters of the Universe fan! For longtime fans and for a new generation of kids who love action and adventure, it's time to discover the thrilling action and adventures of He-Man, Skeletor, the secrets of Castle Grayskull and so much more! Preorder Masters of the Universe: Origins Bolt-Man (US Packaging) from our sponsor BigBadToyStore.com!Product Features

5.50 inches (13.97cm)Made of plasticUp to 16 points of articulationClassic Masters of the Universe toy inspired designRetro-style packagingBox ContentsBolt-Man figureMini comic

This figure represents an Inca, Mayan or an Aztec warrior... I like that!??

toynewman - 2022-11-23 @ 8:36 pm

It's a thrilling time to be a Masters of the Universe fan! For longtime fans and for a new generation of kids who love action and adventure, it's time to discover the thrilling action and adventures of He-Man, Skeletor, the secrets of Castle Grayskull and so much more! Preorder Masters of the Universe: Origins Bolt-Man (US Packaging) from our sponsor BigBadToyStore.com!Product Features

5.50 inches (13.97cm)Made of plasticUp to 16 points of articulationClassic Masters of the Universe toy inspired designRetro-style packagingBox ContentsBolt-Man figureMini comic

Faceless - 2022-10-23 @ 3:33 pm

I've got too many He-Men as it is. Maybe I can put a WWE Superstars head on Snake Armor He-Man and make a new character.

Roadpigmaster - 2022-10-23 @ 1:51 pm

They look good. I will buy them all.???

JayC - 2022-10-23 @ 1:15 pm

Roy Juarez has once again provided a nice look at some upcoming package art and In box images for the Masters of the Universe Origins line. This time with the Bolt-Man and Rattlor figures which you can pre-order now from our sponsor Entertainment Earth.

deecee4 - 2022-10-22 @ 6:29 pm
On 10/18/2022 at 11:09 AM, RoddyDrama said:

So this He-Man is actually spring loaded? Im trying to figure out why this figure is a deluxe.

Looks that way, theres instructions on the back of the card on how to use the play feature.

Roadpigmaster - 2022-10-19 @ 11:00 am

I will buy this figure...??

MRT - 2022-10-19 @ 3:04 am

These packaging art for origins and masterverse are gorgeous. Making it really hard to throw those boxes away.

tycondrius24 - 2022-10-18 @ 6:02 pm
48 minutes ago, toynewman said:Roy Juarez has once again provided a nice look at some upcoming package art and In box images for the Masters of the Universe Origins Deluxe King Hiss Figure from Mattel! More info on these as it comes!Check out images for this figure below in our GALLERY and be sure to share your own thoughts about it in the COMMENTS SECTION.Pre-order yours from our sponsors:BigBadToyStore.com and Entertainment Earth

woah cool I detect a Snake-teela on they way prob Snake Man at Arms too

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