Tag: Art Asylum

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2010
91253_247285_3.jpg With the dawn of a new decade comes another exciting year of comic book and pop culture fan gatherings – and 2010 is already shaping up to be one of the biggest and best convention seasons on record!  With both the San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con events already on the schedule…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2010
Fans all over the world are gearing up for Marvel Studios’ next sure-fire blockbuster Iron Man 2 and at Diamond Select Toys we are excited to reveal details surrounding our previously Top Secret Iron Man 2 Minimates!  Due in stores this March, two new assortments of Minimates are sure to thrill fans of all ages!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2010
In just a few short weeks, fans of Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum will be able to take their Ghostbusters Minimates collections to an entirely new level thanks to the latest batch of exclusive Ghostbusters Minimates only available from Toys ‘R’ Us!  This new assortment will deliver eight new Minimates and complete two sets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 21, 2009
Diamond Select Toys is excited to announce the first playset designed specifically for Minimates is coming to store later this year!  The Minimates Laboratory Playset is perfect for your favorite Minimate lines from Marvel Comics to Battlestar Galactica and as an added bonus can also be reconfigured for three and three-quarter inch toys! Constructed using…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2009
Today the official website for Comic Con International posted a list of the 2009 exclusives for the show.  This is NOT a complete list yet, so far it’s only four pages long,  but starts as a good guide to how much money you will need to bring with you to the con and what lines…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 6, 2009
Marvelous Team-Up Offers Items Online at Toysrus.com and In-Show at Entertainment Earth Booth #2343 with a Special Appearance by Todd McFarlane   Attention Marvel Zombies, members of the DC Nation, video game fanatics and everyone else descending on San Diego: Starting Wednesday, July 22, Toys“R”Us will turn its attention to Comic-Con International, for the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2009
All-New Battlestar Galactica Figures Return! When first assigned to the Battlestar Galactica, neither Saul Tigh nor Felix Gaeta had any inkling their lives would never be the same again. Featuring two of the most dedicated (and ill-fated) officers in the Colonial Fleet, this all-new Battlestar Galactica two-pack features Colonel Saul Tigh and Lt Felix Gaeta…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2009
The oft-rumored return of the Battlestar Galactica Minimates line can now be confirmed, owing its resurrection to The World’s Greatest Toy Store, Toys"R"Us. The first new wave of Battlestar Galactica Minimates, featuring updated versions of fan favorites and never before seen characters, will be available this summer exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide, and online at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 19, 2009
Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys today announce a new opportunity for fans across the country to experience the excitement and wonder of San Diego Comic Con as well as to get their hands on the hottest new exclusive featuring the current stars of the Marvel Comics Universe!   Still reeling after the stunning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Get ready for the best toy news of the year!  In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 70th Anniversary, Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys are teaming up to conduct a poll where, for the first time ever, YOU the fans will decide which new Marvel Minimates will be featured in an exclusive box set!  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles, LLC and The Licensing Group LTD, today announce a partnership to design and produce new collectibles based on the action-packed Terminator franchise, specifically Minimates and Ultimate Quarter Scale figures featuring characters from the blockbuster Terminator 2: Judgment Day!   The Diamond Select Toys (DST) Terminator 2 lines will debut this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
‘Tis the season for Comic Con exclusives to be revealed and this week Diamond Select Toys and ActionFigureXpress.com announced 2 new Minimates boxed sets that will be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2009 : Champions Minimates Box Set This highly anticipated boxed set will be sold at San Diego Comic-Con July 22-26 and will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2009
Over on Diamond Select Toy’s Art Asylum blog they debuted six new items solicited in the new issue of Previews.  Three of the new items were Minimates.   Marvel Minimates Series 27 Asst The bestselling Marvel Minimates line continues with this themed assortment featuring the stars of Marvel’s award-winning Ultimates series! Each case includes Ultimate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2009
There are no pictures yet, but over on their Art Asylum blog Diamond Select Toys announced that they will be releaseing  Ghostbusters MiniMates based on the popular series of films. Can you believe it? It has been 25 years since the release of the original Ghostbusters. Just like everything else that people who grew up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2009
DST’s newest Minimates box sets are the perfect way to start or supplement a Minimates collection, delivering an all-star lineup of the very best heroes and villains in the Marvel Universe! The Marvel Heroes set includes classic versions of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Captain America and an all-new Wolverine featuring a retro X-Men uniform. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2008
Skynet has taken over and is forcing the team at Diamond Select Toys to make Terminator MiniMates. These will be arriving in stores April 2009, and will be individually boxed. Each box of twelve Terminator 2 MiniMates will include: T-800 Endoskeleton T-800 Battle-Damaged (w/Gatling Gun) T-800 Half-Human Terminator T-1000 Word is there will also be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2008
DST’s next Battlestar Galactica Minimates release will be the New Caprica Minimates Box Set! This set was recently announced at the newly relaunched Art Asylum website. The next release in the line will be the aforementioned New Caprica box set – featuring the highly-requested civilian versions of both Colonel Tigh and Starbuck as well as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2008
Diamond Select Toys is excited to announce a Minimates first – combining our company’s love of food with our Baltimore heritage like never before!  Available this fall, this special edition "Ace of Cakes" Minimate features the star of the Food Network series (and Baltimore native) – Chef Duff Goldman! Exclusively available through Charm City Cakes,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2008
DST posted some amazing news to their site this week:  Fans of the Star Trek Retro Cloth Figure line and devoted worshippers of all things yesteryear, pay attention!  Re-released for the first time since the 70’s, DST and Emcee Toys will be bringing the Retro Star Trek Bridge Playset to stores early next year! A…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

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