Tag: DST

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
The horror! The horror! With Halloween fast approaching, Diamond Select’s most blood-curdling products of the year are creeping into comic shops and specialty stores across the country! First up, arriving in stores this Wednesday are the first series of Walking Dead Minimates and the Universal Monsters Select figure of the Metaluna Mutant! Universal Monsters Select:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
Tired of waiting by the door on Halloween with a bowl of goodies and not getting any trick-or-treaters? Do your soggy decorations and serviceable outdoor lighting fail to inspire confidence in lazy candy-seekers? Well, why not show the kids in your neighborhood that you’re open for business by flipping on your Marvel Comics or Ghostbusters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
With New York Comic-Con falling just two weeks before Halloween, Diamond Select Toys wanted to have some special horror-themed product to offer visitors to their booth. So they took three of their upcoming vinyl bust banks — a Walking Dead zombie and Universal’s Frankenstein and the Creature from the Black Lagoon — and made black-and-white…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 5, 2012
Visitors to the Action Figure Xpress booth at the San Diego Comic-Con were treated to two unprecedented Minimates box sets: the first Minimates of the Marvel super-team Alpha Flight and the first Minimates ever for the original Thundercats cartoon! Well, response was so strong for those sets at SDCC that AFX is continuing those two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2012
The Battle Beasts have invaded San Francisco in the pages of IDW’s comic book mini-series, and now they’re invading Zoo York! Diamond Select Toys will hold a Battle Beasts signing at their booth at New York Comic-Con with Brooklyn-based artist Ulises Farinas, the artist behind the wraparound cover (and the SDCC exclusive cover) for Battle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2012
In celebration of ten years of Minimates, Diamond Select Toys will be holding a 10th Anniversary Minimates celebration in the toy line’s birthplace, New York City! Reed Exhibitions’ New York Comic-Con will host the event October 11-14, and the festivities will include an exhibit, a panel, a signing and three separate Minimate giveaways! Located in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 27, 2012
  A new arena has been unlocked! It’s your local comic shop, where DST is unleashing its newest assortment of video game Minimates: Street Fighter X Tekken! This Wednesday sees the debut of the line at comic shops and specialty stores, and each two-pack pairs a Street Fighter with a Tekken tussler! Each Minimate stands…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2012
Diamond Comic Distributors and Medicom Toys have teamed up to bring collectors some new Be@rbricks! First is a New York Comic Con Exclusive Early Release: The Dark Knight Returns Joker Be@rbrick! With artwork evoking Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s now-timeless linework from The Dark Knight Returns, this Joker Be@rbrick is sure to be highly sought…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
The first series of Street Fighter X Tekken Minimates will be arriving in stores on Wednesday, but Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on Series 2! Coming in January 2013, some of the most iconic characters in Street Fighter will face off with some of the biggest names in Tekken, as seen in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2012
If it’s Wednesday, it must be New Toy Day! Diamond Select Toys has a couple of new products shipping to comic shops this week — both of them Marvel Comics-based — and there’s also an actual comic book they want you to check out! It’s not Marvel, but it’s quite possibly the awesomest comic you…

 

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
September 11, 2012
The toy collecting community was thrown for a loop recently when Diamond Select Toys unveiled their upcoming Marvel Select figure of popular Spider-Man foe Venom. Instead of a decorative display base — a common accessory to most standard-sized Select figures — the early 2013 figure will come with a variety of interchangeable parts to re-create…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2012
The battle for Minimate supremacy continues! Hot on the heels of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 comes a brand new line of video-game inspired Minimates — Street Fighter X Tekken! Each SFxT Minimate two-pack pits a Street Fighter superstar against a Tekken legend, and the battles will come fast and furious when they reach stores later…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2012
With fallen Fantastic Four member the Human Torch recently discovered alive and relatively well in the Negative Zone, Diamond Select Toys has decided to celebrate by making Marvel Minimates Series 48 their most fantastic assortment yet! Available only at comic shops and specialty stores, this series will feature three two-packs, plus one rare variant two-pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2012
Going to a comic book shop on Wednesday — a.k.a. “New Toy Day” — is like celebrating the holidays every week, especially with all the new product shipping to stores from Diamond Select Toys. Check out what shipped to stores this week! Star Trek: The Next Generation Retro Picard and Borg Figures The toys may…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2012
Posted today on the DST Facebook page – There will be a black and white ‘The Munsters” boxed set.   This is a great way to get the whole family.

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2012
For years, Star Trek fans have repeatedly opened hailing frequencies, demanding the return of 7-inch Star Trek figures — well, Diamond Select has heard their transmissions! This winter, DST plans to release the first in a line of Star Trek Select figures, depicting iconic characters from across the Star Trek universe in the 7-inch scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2012
In recent years, Diamond Select Toys has dazzled toy car collectors with their realistic lights-and-sounds 1:15-scale replicas of the time machine from the Back to the Future trilogy. Well, DST recently announced that they were going back into production on three of the time machines — the original, the 1950s version and the Old West…

 

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 17, 2012
 We’ve just listed a nice batch of cool new item listings this morning from our friends at BBTS: Game of Thrones – The Imp – Tyrion Lannister Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11015&mode=retail&picture=out Mass Effect 3 – SX3 Alliance Fighter Replica http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11016&mode=retail&picture=out New Diamond Select: Star Trek Select – Mr Spock http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11839&mode=retail&picture=out Star Trek – Landing Party 3-Pack http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11838&mode=retail&picture=out…

 

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