Tag: DST

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
For many poor souls, Wednesday is the worst day of the week — right in the middle of a dreary five days of work. If only they were comic book fans — then Wednesdays would be the high point of the week! After all, it’s the day comic book junkies can hit up their local…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2012
It’s almost that time of year again… the time of year when Diamond Select Toys hops on a plane across the country to attend the biggest pop-culture convention in America! San Diego’s Comic-Con International 2012 will run from July 12-15, and DST will have a ton of fun events for you to attend, including a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2012
Two weeks ago, Diamond Select Toys and Marvel.com announced their first-ever fan poll to decide a full series of Marvel Minimates. Through a series of four polls, Marvel fans get to choose the entire line-up of Series 50, which will hit in 2013 and mark the 10th anniversary of the line. Last week’s poll had…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Diamond Select Toys’ Amazing Spider-Man Minimates are scheduled to arrive in comic book shops and online toy stores on Wednesday, and the Toys “R” Us assortment has started to trickle out across the country. With product in hand and the movie still a month away, DST has taken the opportunity to re-create some of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2012
This fall will be a great season for Universal Monsters fans. Not only will Universal release eight classic Universal Monsters movies on Blu-ray for the first time, Diamond Select Toys will also be paying tribute to the origins of the most famous monsters on Earth. True, you’ve already seen DST’s upcoming assortments of 7-inch action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man movie is still a month off, but Spidey fans will be able to get their hands on great Spidey merchandise as early as next week! That’s when Marvel Minimates Series 46 hits comic shops and online retailers, with the movie versions of Spider-Man, Peter Parker and the Lizard, plus exclusive figures of…

 

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…

 

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