Tag: Art Asylum

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
At Comic-Con International in 2012, Diamond Select Toys released the first two-pack from their line of The Walking Dead Minimates, based on the best-selling Skybound comic book by Robert Kirkman. The two-pack quickly sold out, and DST swore to top themselves in 2013. Now, with the third full series of The Walking Dead Minimates in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
  When a new Minimates toy line is born, it’s a special time for everybody. So Diamond Select Toys is going to give birth at the most special time of all! A new line of Minimates is debuting at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, and it’s from the cinematic world of Kevin Smith!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
Diamond Select Toys announced their new line of Minimates based on the classic TV show Lost in Space at this year’s New York Toy Fair, and now they’re announcing where the first set will be available: this year’s San Diego Comic-Con! The Comic-Con exclusive Lost in Space Minimates two-pack includes Dr. Zachary Smith and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
This week sees the release of The Walking Dead Series 3 Minimates at comic shops and specialty stores, and they’re all from the famous prison story arc of the hit comic book by Robert Kirkman! Rick, Hershel and Dexter face off against a trio of zombies in three different two-packs, and be on the lookout…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
WDStill1-500x276.jpg The third series of The Walking Dead Minimates hits comic shops and specialty stores on June 12th, and has already been spotted at Toys “R” Us. To commemorate the occasion, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum have put together a short film starring all of the TWD Minimates to date, and it’s not for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2013
Check out packaged shots of the specialty and Toys R Us two-packs for Star Trek Legacy Minimates Series 1, fully articulated 2-inch mini-figures with plenty of weapons and accessories. They’re heading to stores in June, but here’s a sneak peek! To refresh your memory, the following are at comic shops and specialty stores: – Admiral…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2013
The third Iron Man film is finally here, with a star-studded cast of characters and an array of awesome armors. But where can you find a toy line that will allow you to bring home all of the characters and armors in the movie? The Marvel Minimates line, naturally! And the first assortment hits comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x661.png DAY 2  For those of us that have been Minimates collectors from the begining we remember Star Trek as being one of the original licenses that Art Asylum applied to the format.  This is back when Minimates were the larger 2″ format.   There was also another very successful run for several years that ran almost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2013
MMThundercatsHoBoxSet-500x246.jpg Fan reaction to Icon Heroes’ line of Classic ThunderCats Minimates has been phenomenal, and Art Asylum has been putting everything they have into their designs for the two-inch mini-figure line. Now, they’ve put together a brand-new box set based on the TV-movie ThunderCats Ho!, and Icon Heroes is making this set more widely available than…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2013
As if the Marvel Universe couldn’t get more exciting than it was, the universe-wide reshuffling known as Marvel NOW has made things even cooler in the MU! Not only are we seeing team-ups we’ve never seen before, we’re seeing brand-new looks for some of the universe’s biggest heroes. And Diamond Select is bringing those looks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
TWDMMseries4group1-500x346.jpg Fans of the Walking Dead TV show may not know how the prison storyline will end, but fans of the comic know that it will probably not end well! The fourth assortment of Walking Dead Minimates, based on the long-running comic book series by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard, features one of the most hated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2013
The original Star Trek television series lasted 79 episodes, but few were as memorable – or hilarious – as “The Trouble with Tribbles.” Introducing the Tribble species to the Star Trek universe, the classic 1967 episode remains one of the most referenced and revisited of the original series, which is why Diamond Select Toys decided…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2013
The Season 3 finale of “The Walking Dead” airs this weekend, and readers of the long-running Skybound comic book on which the show is based cannot wait to see how the Prison vs. Woodbury story arc will play out on the small screen. Coincidentally, Diamond Select Toys is busy prepping their third series of comic-based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
Fans of Star Trek and Minimates alike have been anxiously awaiting the release of the USS Enterprise in Minimate Vehicle form, and the stylized starship is only a few short months away from being in stores. Now, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are happy to announce a new Minimates Starship that’s exclusively at Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2013
TombRaidersMMSpecialty1-500x350.jpg On March 5th, Square Enix launched Tomb Raider, which stars one of the world’s most popular video game characters, Lara Croft. The game tells her origin story, and depicts her journey from untried and untested 21-year-old to hardened survivor. To mark this new vision of a global icon, Diamond Select Toys have teamed up with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2013
IM3Specialty1-500x359.jpg Now that the latest trailer for Iron Man 3 has been viewed by millions of people, it’s time for another unveiling… of Iron Man 3 Minimates! Diamond Select’s 49th consecutive assortment of 2-inch mini-figures will include four 2-packs, two exclusively at comic shops and specialty stores, and two shared with Toys “R” Us! War Machine…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2012
A few months ago, Diamond Select Toys asked you to vote on the next exclusive box set of Marvel Minimates for Toys “R” Us, based on the blockbuster Avengers vs. X-Men crossover event. The poll pitted three Avengers against three members of the Phoenix Five, with dominance of the box set hanging in the balance….

 

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