Photographic Evidence of Strange Tales Marvel Minimates Uncovered!
March 28, 2013

The Marvel Minimates in Diamond Select Toys’ upcoming “Strange Tales” box set were inspired by classic Marvel horror comics of yesteryear, but until today they have been only legend. However, new photographic evidence has surfaced that captures the box set’s four characters in their natural habitats, proving once and for all that these Minimates are real… and awesome!

The box set includes the first-ever Minimates of Jack Russell (a.k.a. Werewolf by Night) and Michael Morbius (a.k.a. Morbius the Living Vampire), as well as new, 1970s-style Minimates of Dr. Stephen Strange (the Sorceror Supreme of Earth) and Eric Brooks, better known as the vampire hunter Blade. Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation, and the set includes a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories, including a stake-throwing hand and alternate bare arms for Blade, spell-casting hands and an energy base for Dr. Strange, a flight base for Morbius and standard bases for all four.

Check out photos of the figures in action below, and look for them to reach stores in April! Pre-order a set today at your local comic shop or favorite online retailer!

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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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