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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 ┬áThe 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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2012
The new wave of Minimates mini-figures based on the hit video game Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is in stores now, and they look amazing! Diamond Select Toys wanted to take their product for a test-run, so they threw the entire specialty wave’s line-up into the ring one two-pack at a time and took pictures of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2012
Congratulations to everyone who entered Diamond Select Toys’ Colossal Marvel Select Photo Contest! While only four winners were chosen, DST received almost 30 photos of the Marvel Select Colossus figure, each one better than the last! You’d think that so many pictures of the same steel mutant would get repetitive after awhile, but the sheer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2012
DKR_MM_Pkg1_news It’s a fact that Diamond Select’s good friends over at Gentle Giant have been dying to design an Ultron action figure for them for close to two years now. Since the character has always been an awesome-looking villain, DST has been willing to add it to the line, but they could never find the right…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2012
DSTMSColossus2-150x150.jpg The full prize packages have been revealed for the Colossus Photo Contest happening on Diamond Select Toys’ Facebook page! Only a few days remain to take your picture of the new Marvel Select Colossus figure and maybe win a slew of Marvel Select X-Men figures! Grand prize: – Jean Grey and Rachel Summers Marvel Girl…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2012
While one high-profile superhero movie is hogging all the attention right now, another one is waiting in the wings, ready to swoop into the spotlight once it has the summer all to itself. That movie is The Amazing Spider-Man, and it looks like it’s going to take the Spider-Man film franchise to a whole new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2012
The word has come down from collectors that Colossus is one of the best Marvel Select figures Diamond Select Toys has made in a long time — possibly ever! So we’re asking you to take pictures of him! Send us a picture of your Colossus in the coolest pose and setting, whether it’s as part…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2012
It’s the 10th anniversary of Minimates, and one of the brand’s longest-running lines is about to celebrate its 43rd assortment! Trickling out to retailers now, Wave 43 of Marvel Minimates is entirely based on the “Jean DeWolff Saga” from the pages of Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110, written by the now-legendary Peter David. Bringing us the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Diamond Select Toys revealed a bunch of cool new licenses at New York Toy Fair, and one of the most awe-inducing reveals was the classic Halloween property Mad Monster Party! Based on the 1967 Rankin/Bass feature film, the movie featured all of the famous monsters in the studio’s classic stop-motion style, and so will the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Diamond Select Toys New York Toy Fair 2012 Round-Up: Mobile Action Xtreme We’ve got another batch of pictures from the Diamond Select Toys booth at New York Toy Fair 2012 — and this time it’s Mobile Action Xtreme! The rescue-themed Minimates line is back for a third go-round, and this time it’s not Toys “R” Us exclusive — that’s right, MAX is going nationwide! In addition to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2012
New York Toy Fair is over, and the Diamond Select Toys booth was a whirlwind of activity the whole time, thanks to a bunch of cool new license announcements, as well as some great reveals from their existing lines. Since the show isn’t open to the public, Diamond Select was nice enough to send over…

 

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