Tag: Art Asylum


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….


by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2012
Minimates celebrated their 10th birthday with a bang, as over 100,000 fans attended this past weekend’s New York Comic-Con, where the Minimates-related festivities were in full swing! An art exhibit, panel and two signings drew thousands of attendees, from die-hard Minimate fanatics to casual enthusiasts, and thousands of Minimates, pins and posters were given out…


by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
Art Asylum has been making electronic Star Trek ships since 2001, when they first made toys for the TV show Enterprise, including an electronic NX-01. Since then, Art Asylum has moved on to other Star Trek shows, including The Original Series and The Next Generation, and even feature films, and their miniature Starfleet now includes…


by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2012
This year, comic shops across the country will participate in Halloween ComicFest, with special giveaways and limited-edition comics, as well as some cool Halloween-themed merchandise. And Diamond Select Toys is participating in the event with an exclusive 2-pack of Walking Dead Minimates! DST has taken their rare Winter Coat Dale and Female Zombie 2-pack from…


by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2012
After years of planning, Diamond Select Toys has opened up pre-orders for their first series of Battle Beasts Minimates! Appearing in the September issue of Previews, the first series of specialty figures will follow the IDW Publishing comic book mini-series, with characters and color schemes that will only be found at comic shops and specialty…


by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2012
Art Asylum founder, Minimates creator and film Director Digger T. Mesch is producing a film and he needs our help. Agent 88 is the story of the world’s deadliest assassin… an 88-year-old British woman on the verge of Alzheimers. An eclectic cocktail of KILL BILL, CRANK and MR MAGOO, AGENT 88 is a dark action…


by Daniel Pickett
July 23, 2012
The world of Minimates is growing by leaps and bounds every day — in fact, with all of the new properties getting Minimated, it’s gotten positively huge! Luckily, now there are more ways to get around that giant universe than ever! The Toys “R” Us-exclusive Knight Rider KITT Minimate vehicle just recently hit stores, and…


by Daniel Pickett
July 6, 2012
Next week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego just got two more awesome Minimates exclusives! Only available at the Action Figure Xpress booth (#3345), two all-new four-packs will make their debut at the show, one from the long-running Marvel Minimates series, and one from the brand-new Thundercats line! The new Marvel Minimates set is the first…


by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2012
If you’re still on the fence about Diamond Select’s Avengers vs. X-Men Minimates Box Set, exclusively available at San Diego Comic-Con 2012, we’ve got some new photos that may make up your mind! The set includes a removable Juggernaut helmet for Colossus, a removable cape for Emma Frost, a removable jetpack and weapons for Hope…


by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2012
Once again, Action Figure Xpress will be at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International in full force with some incredible exclusives!  Come check us out at booth #3345!  Attendees may begin preordering for PICK UP AT THE SHOW now through Friday, July 6. http://www.shopafx.com/20sandicoatp1.html   Masters of the Universe He-Man Power Sword Letter Opener Wield…


by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Minimate maniacs across the nation are calling in with reports that the Toys “R” Us-exclusive Marvel Minimates Series 13 has shown up on store shelves! Featuring Spider-Sense Spider-Man with First Appearance Punisher, Daredevil with Kingpin, Mirage with Magma and Boom-Boom with Rictor, this series includes must-have figures for both Spidey and X-Men fans! All of…


by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Two weeks ago, Diamond Select Toys and Marvel.com announced their first-ever fan poll to decide a full series of Marvel Minimates. Through a series of four polls, Marvel fans get to choose the entire line-up of Series 50, which will hit in 2013 and mark the 10th anniversary of the line. Last week’s poll had…