Tag: Art Asylum

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2016
NostromoGroupSm Diamond Select Toys’ Aliens Minimates line has been creeping up on people, thrilling both movie lovers and Minimates collectors with its detailed mini-figures of the Colonial Marines and Warrior Aliens from the 1986 action film Aliens. But there has only been one set of Minimates based on the original 1979 Alien film… until now! Hastings…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2015
NovaCarnage1 Diamond Select Toys is celebrating 20 series of Marvel Minimates at Toys“R”Us! Since 2008, Toys“R”Us stores have gotten their own unique assortments of Marvel Minimates, featuring heroes and villains from across the Marvel comic book universe, and even the world of Marvel films. The landmark 20th series dips into the realm of Marvel TV, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2015
DSTXFilesMM1 Mulder and Scully are returning to TV in an all-new mini-series, and this Minimates 2-pack captures the pair in their all-new looks! These Minimates mini-figures of FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are based on their 2016 reunion show, and depict Mulder in his unshaven appearance, and Scully with her blonde hairstyle. Each mini-figure…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
GIDComp Last year, Gen Con saw the launch of the Pathfinder Minimates line, with a series of exclusive mini-figure two-packs and a veritable horde of exclusive Goblins based on the popular role-playing game from Paizo. This year, the spectre of Pathfinder Minimates has risen again, with an all-new Goblin Minimate available for the first time at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2015
CapHulk1 In the long history of the Marvel Minimates line, there have been waves dedicated to both Marvel comics and Marvel movies, but never the world of Marvel animation. Now, Diamond Select Toys is launching an all-new series of Marvel Minimates, exclusively at Walgreen’s, and it’s all about the Marvel Animated Universe! Starting September 4, Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2015
TWD7Header The fifth season of The Walking Dead recently returned to television screens, and soon a new selection of The Walking Dead Minimates will arrive at Toys“R”Us with a vengeance! Based on the best-selling comic book by series creator Robert Kirkman, the latest figures from Diamond Select Toys include some of the comic’s most popular characters,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2014
DinerShowdown4pack1 Everybody be cool! As winter sets in, we near the end of the 20th anniversary of Pulp Fiction, one of director Quentin Tarantino’s earliest and most acclaimed films. Pulp Fiction remains a work of art, with endlessly quotable dialogue, intertwining plot lines (and timelines) and inspired performances by a stellar cast, and Diamond Select Toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2014
MMCC14LeoFt2 This is a couple of worlds colliding for me.    I’ve been a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles since the second issue of their original comic book series back in the 80’s and I’ve been a Minimates fan from the beginning as well, all the way back to when they were 2.5″ tall.   At…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2014
XMenMM-dofp-pkg1 At this week’s Comic Con International in San Diego, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum will release their Marvel Minimates box set based on the classic X-Men comic storyline, “Days of Future Past.” Published in Uncanny X-Men #141 and 142, the story showed a grim future where mutants were second-class citizens that had been largely…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2014
Alien35th1 Is it a new month already? Well, not quite, but we’re getting a jump on July by opening up a ton of new Diamond Select Toys items for pre-orders! These products will all be in the July issue of Diamond Comic Distributors’ Previews catalog, but after you check out the list below, you can pre-order…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2014
MechagodzillaBanner Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2014
MinimatesSeries54a It’s almost time for New York Toy Fair, when Diamond Select Toys will be showing off a bunch of awesome upcoming products, but today is New Toy Day, which means a bunch of awesome products are hitting stores right now! Check out the list of items based on Star Wars, Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Marvel Comics…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2014
TRU5assortment1 They’re coming! The newest assortment of The Walking Dead Minimates, based on the hit comic book by Robert Kirkman, is almost here, and Toys R Us will have an exclusive assortment of the 2-inch mini-figures, featuring an array of all-new characters and zombies! Four two-packs will be exclusively available at Toys “R” Us and on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2014
KillBillMInimatesAFi1 I’ve been a fan and collector of Minimates since the very first assortment, so it gives me great pleasure to be able to debut this awesome boxed set of bad-ass women!   DST and Art Asylum have set out to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Tarantino’s landmark film series – Kill Bill.  (And rumor is, just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2013
This Wednesday, the newest set of Marvel Minimates hits comic shops and specialty stores, and it’s come all the way from the Age of Ultron! Depicting the tyrannical robot ruler as he appeared on the covers of the Age of Ultron maxi-series, this set of 2-inch Mini-figures also comes packaged with A.O.U. versions of Iron…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
Thor: The Dark World is in U.S. theaters today, and while the series of Marvel Minimates based on the film is still a ways off, we couldn’t wait to show off the packaging! Check out the four two-packs in Marvel Minimates Series 53: Thor vs. Malekith, Loki vs. Heimdall, Selvig vs. Dark Elf and Darcy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2013
Fans of Minimates, zombies and scary Marvel comics alike celebrated when Diamond Select Toys announced that they would be bringing zombies back to the Marvel Minimates line. Well, we’ve got even more good news! Not only do we have pics of the new, horrific packaging for the Villain Zombies Box Set, we’re also happy to…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
BLOGtoycompanies-BIG Recently I was staring at the cool packaging of the Super7 ALIEN ReAction line. As I noted how the ReAction logo pays homage to the original Kenner logo I started to wonder what “Kenner” originally meant. Then it occurred to me that I had no idea where many toy company names came from. Hence, my…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2013
Comic book writer Robert Kirkman may be best known to the world for creating The Walking Dead, the comic series that inspired the smash hit TV show. But in the world of comic books, where he has his own imprint at Image Comics – Skybound Entertainment – he’s equally well-known for his sprawling superhero creation,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
Ever since it made its debut at New York Comic-Con, fans of Wolverine, Minimates and Wolverine Minimates have been clamoring for Diamond Select’s Logan-tastic Marvel Minimates box set. With four different Wolverines in it, how could you go wrong? Well, DST recently announced that it will be this year’s Marvel exclusive at Comic-Con International in…

 

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