Tag: Diamond Select Toys

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2012
We close out our week of reveals with one from the gang at Diamond Select who this year are celebrating 10 years of Minimates magic.  The hits keep on coming with the recently announced “The Walking Dead” minimates based on the original  Image/Skybound comic book. SCOOP WEEK DAY 7 We’ve already shown you the comic-shop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
Only days remain until Marvel’s The Avengers hits U.S. theaters, but U.S. toy stores are already getting in some of the most fun Avengers toys we’ll see this year! The movie-themed wave of Marvel Minimates is hitting Toys “R” Us stores now, with four two-packs featuring Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
Of all the aliens that have invaded Earth in Marvel Comics over the years — the Skrulls, the Kree, the Chitauri, the Dire Wraiths — none are quite so unpleasant as the Brood. But that unpleasantness makes them the subject of some great stories, which is why the next series of Marvel Minimates features the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
It’s Wednesday, which means hordes of comic book fans are flocking to their local comic shops to pick up the latest releases. For those of you hoping to pick up the latest issue of <i>Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose</i> (the deluxe and signed editions of #73 arrive today), you may also want to swing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2012
Marvel’s The Avengers movie is on the way, and so are the Avengers movie action figures from Diamond Select Toys! DST’s new, movie-based Marvel Select figures are currently en route from the factory, but they couldn’t wait to do an Avengers giveaway, so they thought they’d give away some awesome comic-based Avengers instead! One randomly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 24, 2012
There are a lot of traditions that happen every Halloween, but Diamond Select Toys has created a new one — 7-inch Universal Monsters action figures! DST has put out two series of Universal Monsters 7-inch figures in the past two years, and this year will see that tradition continue with five new figures due out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2012
On-screen, the stars of the instant-classic action film The Expendables are all larger-than-life, but in the real world, many of them are no bigger than you or me. Jason Statham? Five-foot-nine. Sylvester Stallone? Five-foot-nine-and-a-half. Jet Li? Five-foot-six-and-a-quarter. So translating all of them into 2-inch Minimates minifigures was a piece of cake! This summer, DST will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2012
If you were lucky enough to be at the Chicaco Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this past weekend, you were treated to a major unveiling! The final figures in Diamond Select Toys’ Avengers toy lines were finally shown to the public, providing a detailed look at Loki’s Army from the highly anticipated film! As part…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2012
It’s been two years since Diamond Select Toys announced they had picked up the license for ‘Battle Beasts’ and fans have been waiting ever since to see what they would do with it.  There was a promotional Minimate that has been handed out at event that has been repainted a couple of times… but other…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2012
This week, Diamond Select Toys is giving away a set of Marvel Minimates Series 43 — yes, that’s the set with Spider-Man, Daredevil, Jean DeWolff and the Sin-Eater, among others. But the set they’re giving away is a special one — its been signed by acclaimed comics writer Peter David! The man who wrote the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
With two full waves of Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates line out in stores, DST decided to hold a photo contest, to see who could stage the best fight scene. The winner would get a set of Minimates from every line DST made, plus some rare Minimate prizes, and that brought out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Diamond Select Toys has been out of the Marvel statue game for a little while, but at one point they were steadily documenting every corner of the Marvel Universe, and one of the crown jewels in the line was their assortment of Spider-Man 3 busts and statues. Since they had so much fun working on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2012
Classic Star Trek fans rejoice! Leonard Nimoy will reprise his role as Mr. Spock on this Thursday’s episode of  The Big Bang Theory — but he won’t be playing the role by himself. Instead, Nimoy will lend his voice to an 8-inch, cloth costumed Mr. Spock figure from Diamond Select Toys’ Star Trek Retro Cloth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2012
Get your money out of that dusty vault and shine it up nice, because Diamond Select Toys has a new place to keep your cash! Spinning out of DST’s successful line of Star Wars bust banks comes the all-new Universal Monsters series! The most famous monster of all, Frankenstein’s Monster, will kick off this new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2012
The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) runs from April 13-15 this year, and once again Diamond Select Toys (DST) will be in attendance! And since it’s also the 10th anniversary of Minimates, they’ve got some great events planned! First off, Saturday afternoon will bring a special 10th anniversary Minimates panel, focusing on the coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2012
There’s a Storm coming! No, we’re not forecasting the weather, we’re telling you about the next figure in the Marvel Select action figure line! The weather-controlling mutant Storm will be joining the ranks of Diamond Select Toys’ 7-inch-scale X-Men series, which means her Danger Room base will connect with the bases of Cyclops, Colossus and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2012
You saw a sneak peek of them at last month’s New York Toy Fair, but now the barn doors have been opened wide! Diamond Comics Distributors has opened up pre-orders for Diamond Select Toys’ first wave of Minimates based on the comic book The Walking Dead. Standing 2 inches tall, each 2-inch mini-figure sports 14…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2012
You saw them at NY Toy Fair, but here are brand-new photos of the Hulk and Hawkeye from Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel Select action figure line! Based on Marvel’s Avengers movie, the figures were designed by Gentle Giant Studios from the likenesses of Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo as they appear in the film. Both…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2012
As Diamond Select enters its third year of making officially licensed Universal Monsters toys, they’re expanding their Minimates mini-figure line to include a new monster, as well as resurrecting a monster from the vault! The first specialty-exclusive 4-pack due out this fall is based on The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Universal’s first film adaptation of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2012
The second wave of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates minifigures is in stores now, and they’re spoiling for a fight! Spider-Man, Chris Redfield, Wolverine, Viewtiful Joe, Crimson Viper, Super Skrull, Jill Valentine and Storm have joined Series 1 on the pegs, which means there are now 24 Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates in all! Even…

 

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