Choco & Minty – Honey Bee Costume Edition
October 24, 2007

Currently available for preorder in the OCTOBER issue of PREVIEWS, Diamond is proud to offer the latest release of Choco & Minty figures by Uglydoll creators, David Horvath and Sun-Min. Toy2R presents the busy pair in their Honey Bee Costumes, making a striking pose in this yellow and black colorway. Both figures are limited but sold separately with Choco standing 8" tall and Minty coming in at 4". These figures can be ordered from fine boutiques and specialty shops worldwide through the PREVIEWS catalog. (item code: OCT074405 (Choco) and OCT074406 (Minty)). Hurry and get your favorite shops to place your order for these buddies before the end of the month!

About Toy2R:

Created out of a passion to put toys in an art context. Toy2r is systematically breaking down the barriers between product design, art, and graphics. Founded in 1995, Toy2R is the first company to focus on the designer toy phenomenon, combining art and developing vinyl toys for the collectors market.
About Diamond Comic Distributors: Founded by Steve Geppi in 1982, Diamond Comic Distributors has grown from a regional operation with 17 customers to the world’s largest distributor of English-language comic books and related pop-culture merchandise. From strategically located Distribution Centers throughout North America and the U.K., Diamond services more than 3,500 comic book specialty shops every month, plus another 1,000 retailers who carry comics and products as sidelines. Diamond also exclusively represents many of the comic industry’s top publishing powerhouses including DC Comics, Marvel Comic, Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics and Wizard Entertainment. In its 20-year history, Diamond has expanded beyond comics to bring the best pop-culture products and services to retailers, consumers, and collectors.
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Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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