Tag: Art Asylum

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2011
Another wave of Marvel Minimates, another array of classic characters, perennial favorites and ultra-modern noobs! Wave 41 will be anchored by First Appearance Iron Man and Mega-Rage Hulk, one of the beefiest Hulks we’ve ever made, as well as Unmasked Spider-Man and Green Goblin with his glider — re-create the classic cover to Amazing Spider-Man…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2011
(BALTIMORE, MD) — (June 10, 2011) — For this year’s 2011 convention, PREVIEWS, the comic shop’s catalog, is offering several stunning exclusives in advance of this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 20-24) – seven extremely limited items that fans will want at the industry’s biggest pop culture mecca! Attendees are encouraged to drop by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2011
Stormbreaker to be AFX Exclusive Marvel Minimates Set at SDCC As promised, here is the second Minimate box scheduled to debut at San Diego Comic-Con! From the pages of Thor comes… "Stormbreaker"! This set commemorates the storyline in which alien Beta Ray Bill crossed paths with the God of Thunder, hefted the enchanted hammer Mjolnir…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2011
From the arenas of "Marvel vs. Capcom 3" come the tiniest, deadliest fighters ever! The first Marvel vs. Capcom Minimates will be available in a box set at San Diego Comic-Con 2011, but the first full wave of mini-figures hits stores in October. What’s more, within that first wave there will be some two-packs that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2011
Diamond Select Toys at San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Minimates and Femme Fatales Exclusives Revealed! Diamond Select Toys is proud to announce the exclusive products they will be offering for sale at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 21-24, 2011. With an emphasis on DST’s popular Minimates brand of mini-figures and Femme Fatales line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2011
All month long Diamond Select Toys and Toys R Us have teamed up to bring you a chance to vote on the next Toys R Us exclusive Minimates boxed set. The designers at ArtAsylum have come up with five designs of  former and current heralds of the world-devouring Galactus for you to choose from.  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2011
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water! 300 years ago, real-life pirate Captain John Rackham — called "Calico Jack" — ruled the seas, preying on ships all over the Caribbean. Today, he lives again, in the newest Minimates MAX toy line from Diamond Select Toys! Available exclusively at Toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 12, 2011
As we have seen over the past year the folks at DST have expanded their MiniMates line out of all licenesed properties like Marvel and Ghostbusters and into new original properties like their M.A.X. line and now their Pirate Raiders line.  We saw some production samples of this line at DST’s booth at Toy Fair…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2011
AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 2 It’s day 2 of scoop week and this one is juicy and involves some guessing!   I love Diamond Select’s Minimates.   I’ve been collecting them since the original Art Asylum days.  I collect almost all of the lines they have done, Marvel, DC, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Battlestar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2011
These Sony Minimates were first revealed in Feb at Toy Fair.  Now we get a first look at the packaging on these.   If they do a second wave I’m hoping to get a Minimates Sackboy from Little Big Planet! Available at a Toys R Us near you. Your favorite Playstation characters come to life Minimates…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
Diamond Select Toys is the only company making product/figures for the upcoming X-men: First Class movie. Today they updated their blog with images of the packaging. Arriving in stores before the release of the new movie are these X-Men First Class Minimates 2 packs. Recreate scenes from the film Minimates style! These Minimates are available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Get ready for the upcoming release of Captain America: The First Avenger by picking up these Minimates at a Toys R Us near you! This assortment includes Captain America and Red Skull, Gabe Jones and Hydra Flame Trooper (TRU exclusive), Golden Age Captain America an Dum Dum Dugan (TRU exclusive), and Frontline Captain America and…

 

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