Tag: DST

 

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
DST Announces New York Comic Con Exclusive: The Dark Knight Returns Joker Be@rbrick 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…

 

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