Tag: DST

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 7, 2012
The first series of Walking Dead Minimates has been selling out in stores on both sides of the Atlantic, leading to a worldwide zombie shortage! In order to alleviate this shortage, Diamond Select Toys and Amazon.com have teamed up to offer an exclusive four-pack of Minimates, taken straight from the hit comic book series by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 4, 2012
The massive Avengers vs. X-Men crossover in Marvel Comics may be over (it was a tie!), but the fallout from the conflict continues… in the form of new toys! Phoenix Killer Iron Man, the Scarlet Witch and Protector take on Phoenix Five leader Cyclops in Diamond Select’s new, fan-voted Marvel Minimates AvX box set, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 22, 2012
You’ve seen the Battle Beasts that are coming to comic shops and specialty stores — featuring characters and paint schemes inspired by the hit IDW comic book, they will be a must-own for anyone who’s read the action-packed story. But there are more Beasts on the way! In addition to the specialty assortment, there will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2012
The Munsters were one of the more unusual families in American television history, and their family car was just as unusual as they were! While the Munsters fused Transylvania with Suburbia, the Munster Koach fused a hearse with a hot rod, combining speed, size and solemnity into one classy package! Was this the world’s first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2012
Only a select few Marvel characters have been given “Through the Ages” box sets entirely dedicated to them: Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine and soon Venom will make the cut. Well, the next “Through the Ages” set has been announced by Diamond Select Toys, and it features Marvel’s heaviest hitter, the Hulk! Hulk up your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2012
The story continues as the undead pirate Captain Charles Vanes continues his vendetta against his traitorous ex-crewmate, Calico Jack.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2012
The Walking Dead Minimates Series 2, based on the hit comic book by Robert Kirkman, will arrive later this month from Diamond Select Toys, and we’ve got packaged pictures of the entire assortment! Andrea and her short-packed sister Amy (with zombies) will only be at comic shops and specialty stores, while Lori and Morgan (with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2012
It’s time for another battle! The first assortment of Street Fighter X Tekken Minimates was such a success that we had to bring the line back for another round, with even more of the famous fighters from the Street Fighter and Tekken video game franchises! That means 12 new fighters to face off with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2012
To celebrate the upcoming 10th anniversary of their Marvel Minimates line in 2013, Diamond Select Toys recently held a four-part fan poll in partnership with Marvel.com, in which fans could vote on which characters they wanted to see in the line’s 50th consecutive assortment. The characters in each poll were based on fan wish lists,…

 

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
November 10, 2012
The wait for new electronic Star Trek ships from Diamond Select Toys has been a long one, spanning countless eons and galaxies. But a treaty has been signed, and the new ships have at last begun their voyage home from the factory! Due out by the end of 2012, the Klingon Bird of Prey can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2012
Whether you love the comic book, the TV show or the taste of human flesh in your mouth, it’s never been a better time to be a Walking Dead fan! The third season is a winner, and the comic book is still going strong after 100 issues, which means there’s an opportunity almost every week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2012
Action movie fans have been dying to know when Diamond Select Toys will release their first series of 7-inch Expendables 2 action figures. Well, the answer is “soon”! DST just got in packaged samples of Sylvester Stallone as Barney Ross (in beret-wearng and bare-headed versions), Dolph Lundgren as Gunner Jensen and Terry Crews as Hale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2012
Think Halloween is over? It’s not over! Halloween can never die! That’s why this Wednesday – a.k.a. New Toy Day – will bring four more horror-themed collectibles that the month of October could not contain! Check out what Diamond Select Toys has brought back from the grave, and then dig them up at your local…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2012
Marvel toy collectors just got another reason to put the nearest Disney Store in their GPS. After partnering with Diamond Select Toys on four exclusive Marvel Select Avengers figures and two exclusive Amazing Spider-Man movie figures, the Disney Store has teamed up with DST yet again, to deliver three new Marvel Select figures that collectors…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2012
Happy Halloween! Over the past few years, Diamond Select has established itself as the preeminent purveyor of horror toys, and this Halloween they’re pulling out all the stops! In addition to a black-and-white Walking Dead Minimates two-pack that’s exclusively available at comic stores participating in Halloween ComicFest, they have a horde of haunted merchandise that’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2012
Watch your back, Rudolph — the Mad Monster Party has begun! Released in 1967 by stop-motion magnates Rankin-Bass, Mad Monster Party is the horror buff’s bedtime story, the Halloween equivalent of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and a benchmark in the grand tradition of stop-motion animation. Now, 45 years later, Diamond Sleect Toys is giving the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2012
A few new preorders of note listed in the last day or so over at BigBadToyStore.com: ‘Best of’ Minimates Wave 02 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11861&mode=retail&picture=out Knight Rider – 8″ David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11863&mode=retail&picture=out Alice – Madness Returns- Royal Guard http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11862&mode=retail&picture=out Batman – Killing Joke – ArtFX Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11004&mode=retail&picture=out Mass Effect – Commander Shepard – ArtFX 1/6…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2012
It’s New Toy Day at your local comic shop, which means you need to head down there and stake your claim on the latest action figures from Diamond Select Toys! This week brings Minimates, 7″ action figures and retro-style figures based on Marvel Comics, Universal Monsters and the Walking Dead! It’s exciting and horrifying at…

 

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…

 

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