Galactic Protector He-Man Masterverse Found At Target
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Thanks to Blaine McGovern (@blaine76) for sending us these in hand package images of Galactic Protector He-Man, We get yet another closer look at the art and the packaging. He also sent us the UPC so that you can scan while in store at Target! Galactic Protector He-Man can be purchased on Target’s website here.: Galactic Protector He-Man
Thanks to again to lucy collector Ian Steloz, for posting out of package images of the Masterverse Galactic Protector He-Man at his local target in Las Vegas Nevada last week. We get to see this amazing new figure finally out of package, and he looks incredible! The neat thing about this version of He-Man, is that he comes with 2 different sets of armor, so you have a variety of ways to display him! He has his more traditional power harness and then he has his Galactic Protector armor and helmet. Either way you display him, he looks amazing!
Another collector, Ian Steloz, found Masterverse Galactic Protector He-Man at his local target in Las Vegas Nevada. And he posted these close up images of his face. Surprisingly, this figure’s face sculpt looks great! It seems that Mattel nailed it when it comes to the New Adventures He-Man look! Since this is yet another report of Galactic Protector He-Man showing up on store shelves, then it’s a short matter of time before he will be shipping out to collectors who pre-ordered him! Let us know if you found Galactic Protector He-Man this weekend at your local Target!
Thanks to collector Mat Schools for posting the first IN HAND photos of the Masterverse Galactic Protector He-Man he found at his local Target Store! Now Galactic Protector He-Man went up for pre-order back in July and has yet to get a release date. But now that we know Mat Schools found it at his local target, it will be a matter of short time until we start seeing him ship out to collectors!
Here we can see the in-hand images of Masterverse Galactic Protector He-Man, which you can pre-order on Target at this LINK: Masterverse Galactic Protector He-Man (Target.com). He looks incredible in hand and we can’t wait to get him in person!
As you may recall, Galactic Protector He-Man was revealed back in at Mattel’s booth at San Diego Comic Con, 2022. The Masterverse New Adventures He-Man design which was the first figure to come under the New Adventures He-Man sub line. His design is molded after his look in the classic late 1980’s animated series, which continues. A Target Exclusive, this figures looks to be the next hottest and most anticipated figure coming to the Masterverse line!
According to Roy Juarez on Instagram:
Traveling through space, Exclusively to Target. New Adventures He-Man, the Most Powerful Man in the Universe. Joining forces with the Galactic Guardians in the fight against The Evil Mutants.
This new package is an exciting new step for the Masterverse Line, because it is the first character, we are getting in the New Adventures He-Man logo on the front of the packaging! Galactic Protector He-Man comes packaged with his famous green glowing power sword and matching shield. This space swashbuckler includes an alternate full chest armor and gold helmet to give alternative options on how you want to display him! He also comes with 2 alternate punching hands. Check out the video below for a full 360 view of his packaging. We also get a look at the amazing artwork which we will look at in full detail below.
Side Box Art
Taking a look at the side art, we get incredible artwork by @natebaertschart! We can see Galactic Protector He-Man wheedling his power sword aloft with the red busts behind him! He is dressed in his short chest armor and he is holding his sheild. The glow of the bursting red rocks can be seen behind him.
Here is a closer look at that amazing artwork.
Rear Box Art
On the back of the box, we get more amazing artwork by @natebaertschart. This time, Galactic Protector He-Man is dressed in his helmet and full chest armor running through a galactic planet with aliens in the back ground and distant planets seen in the dark blue sky!
Art Direction & Graphic Design by @manuel_eduardo_caritas
Artwork by @natebaertschart
Toy Design by Terence Higuchi
Story by @yesreallyrob
Again, here is a closer look at the magestic artwork from the back of the package.
New Adventures of He-Man
Galactic Protector He-Man as seen at SDCC 2022
First seen at Mattel’s booth at San Diego Comic Con 2022, Galactic Protector He-Man from the New Adventures of He-Man series was revealed coming to the Masterverse line! We can’t wait for this figure as he is already up for preorder on rstyle.me/+g_l567E1sth02sZfCkotYg!
Official Product Images
The New Adventures of He-Man is an animated series released in late 1989. Mattel commissioned the new animated series to accompany their new The New Adventures of He-Man line of toys.The story continues the adventures of He-Man from the two previous Filmation series: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) and She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985). The storyline saw He-Man removed from Eternia and into a more heavily sci-fi accented setting, where he continues his battle against Skeletor. This figure comes with his New Adventures armor, helmet, Power Sword, shield, and an extra set of hands!
Where to Buy
Galactic Protector He-Man can be purchased on Target
History of Galactic Protector He-Man
As a kid, I was out of collecting He-Man toys by the time the New Adventures of He-Man came on the scene, but I really loved the design of the Galactic Protector in vintage form and in Classics! The Battleramblog has a fantastic article entitled HE-MAN: MOST POWERFUL MAN IN THE UNIVERSE! (1989) and we encourage you to read it!
The Masters of the Universe Classics line took this figure to an 11 and gave it a really nice deluxe treatment even though it was a standard release of the figure. He-Man has a very cool look with the blue tights and his space armor. He also came with a new hip piece with his unique belt.
Since this figure came with so many different accessories, you can create many combinations to achieve an appearance that you wanted to display proudly on your shelf. While the look is more familiar of his ponytail head sculpt and his chest harness, I actually prefer the helmet and the armor look better, since it resembles his vintage figure.
According to The New Adventure | Wiki Grayskull | Fandom:
As this story opens, space map of the Tri-Solar System, and its twin worlds, beautiful Primus and darkly-scarred Denebria, are shown, along with their moons, Enos and Nordor, respectively. The map indicates various cities and regions, and their relative locations.
The action then kicks in, as we find Captain Hydron and Lieutenant Flipshot, soldiers in Primus’ league of Galactic Guardians, fending off another mysterious attack on Titus, home of Primus’ space observatory. Convinced by this senseless siege that they can wait no longer, the two pile into their command ship, and set out on a time-travel mission to the past, to locate the one man whom the ancient legends foretell can save Primus from ultimate destruction: He-Man. The Galactic Guardians send out a distress message to He-Man, and receive a transmission from planet Eternia. The voice over the radio says that the source of his power, Castle Grayskull, is under siege. The Guardians can help, the voice continues, by transferring Grayskull’s power into their ship until the danger has past. Hydron and Flipshot are more than glad to help, and open a Laser Gate from orbit high above Grayskull, and slowly begin draining the Castle’s fantastic energies into their ship. Little do they realize that the voice that instructed them to do so does not belong to He-Man, but to his mightiest, most evil enemy, Skeletor. Within the Castle, the beautiful falcon-garbed Sorceress appears to a sleeping Prince Adam, alerting him to the peril that threatens to plunder Castle Grayskull. Getting dressed in record time, Adam raises his sword, and invokes the power of Grayskull. The sword flares, then horribly, the power evaporates. The power of Grayskull is no more.
Rushing outside, Adam sights a gloating Skeletor, who is ready to board the Guardians’ starship and finally seize all the power he has sought for so long. Adam fearlessly jumps Skeletor, and as the two struggle, they both are teleported into space. They materialize in front of a stunned Hydron and Flipshot, and as Adam and Skeletor grapple, Adam cries out that they have been tricked. Realizing their error, the time-travellers rally to Adam’s aid. As they hold off Skeletor with their specialized fighting tactics, Adam grabs his sword. Since the power is within the ship, it should be able to help him now. “By the power of Grayskull!” he shouts, just as Skeletor reaches out to grab the sword from him. In a rush of realization, Skeletor suddenly learns He-Man’s most powerful secret. “You?!” he gasps. As they both clutch the sword, a fiery, lightning-charged explosion erupts from it. Skeletor slumps to the floor, burned and badly wounded by the blast, while a voice rings in Adams ears: “By the powers of the past and future joined….” the voice intones, “Prince Adam is no more! You are He-Man! Long live He-Man!” The voice belongs to the Sorceress, who was brought along with the power of Grayskull. She appears now as a floating holographic image, wearing a white and silver digitized costume. He-Man has a new look as well: red, gold, and blue space-age armor. Hydron and Flipshot kneel before the champion they have sought, and tell him of their planet’s need for his heroic aid. He-Man of course pledges his help, but insists that Grayskull’s power be returned to where it belongs first. The Sorceress explains that this is not possible, due to the merging of the powers of present and future. He-Man is concerned: if he embarks on this mission, will he ever see his parents or his friends again? The Sorceress assures him that there is a way, but again insists that they leave for the future. There is evil there, but she cannot see its face. While they speak, the still-smoldering Skeletor crawls away, and finds the starship’s escape pods. Strapping himself into a stolen shuttle, Skeletor screams, “Evil’s face is mine!”
Too late to stop him, our heroes can only watch helplessly as Skeletor’s shuttle pod blasts off, speeding directly into the time-portal created by the starship. Skeletor escapes into the future.The New Adventure | Wiki Grayskull | Fandom
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