Tag: MiniMates

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2012
Hitting comic stores this week is the first set of Minimates based on the action-movie franchise to end all franchises, The Expendables! With Lee Christmas, Hale Caesar, Mr. Church and Tool, these 2-inch collectible action figures are ready to engage in covert operations… on your desk! They come packed with an arsenal of weaponry, and…

 

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 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 8, 2012
Luke’s Toy Store released two new stands today that open up new action poses for Minimate heroes and villains. The Tall Flight Stand is as tall as a Minimate, which allows flying characters to soar over their non-flying companions. Two foot pegs hold almost any Minimate snugly atop this lofty base. The Dueling Flight Stand…

 

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 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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2012
This week, Diamond Select Toys is giving away a set of Marvel Minimates Series 43 — yes, that’s the set with Spider-Man, Daredevil, Jean DeWolff and the Sin-Eater, among others. But the set they’re giving away is a special one — its been signed by acclaimed comics writer Peter David! The man who wrote the…

 

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…

 

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