Tag: DST

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2012
The season of the witch is upon us, and the classic monsters of Universal Studios have emerged from their cardboard crypts! The third series of Universal Monsters 7-inch action figures is in comic shops and Toys “R” Us stores now, and 2-inch Minimates are currently making their way to stores across the land. If you’re…

 

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…

 

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