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by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2012
The year 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel Minimates line, and will coincidentally see the 50th consecutive series of figures released at comic shops and specialty stores. To celebrate, DST wants to do something to recognize the fans who have supported the line over the years. And since there are so…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2012
The packaging for Diamond Select Toys “Select”-scale toy lines is… pretty big. Okay, it’s really big. But that’s because it has to be! Ten years ago, DST designed their packaging to show off their 7-inch scale Marvel figures along with their killer display bases — like the upcoming 6.75″ Spider-Man figure from The Amazing Spider-Man,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2012
The Hulk. The Thing. The Abomination. The Juggernaut. Diamond Select Toys’ oversized Marvel Select action figures have been dazzling collectors for years, and now they’re ready to do it again… with the Rhino! Designed and sculpted by Gentle Giant, the leather-skinned Spider-Man foe stands nearly 8.5 inches tall with 16 points of articulation, and is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2012
The stop-motion holiday specials of Rankin/Bass Productions are legendary. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Year Without a Santa Claus, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town… each has been remembered as a Christmas classic. But not everything Rankin/Bass did was reindeer and candy canes. In 1967, they unleashed on theaters the stop-motion feature film “Mad Monster…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2012
Normally, cute and dead shouldn’t go together, but in the world of Roman Dirge’s Lenore, that’s just what you get. The dark-comedy comic book character celebrates her 20th anniversary in 2012, and Diamond Select Toys is launching a whole line of merchandise to mark the occasion! First up is an iconic 8″ vinyl statue showing the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2012
American McGee’s Alice has torn her way through Wonderland twice now, and I think we can all agree that the thing that stands out the most is the way she slices her way through Card Guards with her trusty Vorpal Blade. She gives a new meaning to the phrase “cutting the deck,” and her determination…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2012
Star Wars fans rejoice! It’s time for another pair of spectacular Star Wars collectibles from Diamond Select Toys! First up is a brand-new vinyl Star Wars bust bank, this time depicting the Clone Wars version of Anakin Skywalker! Measuring 8 inches tall, the bank has an amazing sculpt and features all the detailing of a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
You’ve seen the movie, now buy the Minimates! For those of you looking to assemble your own team of Earth’s greatest superheroes, Diamond Select’s Minimates mini-figures have everything you need to initiate your own Avengers! Available at Toys “R” Us as well as comic book shops and specialty stores, 2-inch Minimates are available in six…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2012
It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time to visit Ye Olde Local Comic Booke Shoppe to pick up the latest releases. (It’s also Free Comic Book Day, so some of those comics might not cost you a dime!) But besides comics, your local shop should also be getting in some sweet new Minimates from Diamond…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2012
The next series of Halo Minimates is hitting comic shops tomorrow and Toys “R” Us stores any day now, so we thought we’d show you the packaging for this amazing assortment. The two-packs will only be at TRU, the four-pack is only at comic shops and specialty stores — both have Master Chief and Cortana,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2012
Just in time for the Avengers movie, it’s Marvel Minimates Series 44! Featuring the comic-book versions of some of the most famous Avengers, these two-packs will be available exclusively at comic shops and specialty stores starting tomorrow! Each Minimate is 2 inches tall, fully poseable and comes packed with accessories and interchangeable parts. Thor comes…

 

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…

 

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