American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll

Courtesy American Girl

He has short brown hair, gray eyes, and an original outfit as well as his own drum set.

Logan Everett, a drummer who plays with his singer-songwriter friend Tenney Grant, will be available this Thursday, the Huffington Post reports.

Logan is part of a lineup to be released in 2017 that includes includes an Asian doll, a Hawaiian doll and an African-American doll, according to mic.com.

The Middleton, Wis. -based doll company, owned by Mattel MAT, +1.23%, creates dolls with detailed stories against the backdrop of historical events, books as well as movies.

Previously, American Girl has only carried male dolls in their 15-inch Bitty Baby Doll collection.

Watch out, American Girls, the boys are back in town-well, one boy, specifically. The toy company is coming out with a whole bunch of new dolls, and this time, they're doing things a little differently.




The company, which has vowed to make its collection of dolls ever more diverse, is making good on its promise.

American Girl Dolls have inspired children around the world for 30 years.

Logan is among several new dolls launching this year from American Girl.

Parks said Everett will have "a compelling storyline within the series, and we believe many parents, girls and boys will be glad he joined the fold", Newsday noted.

Also introduced Tuesday were other new characters: Felicity Merriman, Gabriela McBride, Z Yang and Nanea Mitchell.

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