Tag: MiniMates

 

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 24, 2012
One more week until Halloween, and Diamond Select Toys has turned up the terror on New Toy Day! This week, they’re shipping plenty of horror-themed items to comic shops across America, as well as a new issue of the Battle Beasts comic book from IDW, so check in with your local store to see what…

 

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 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 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 10, 2012
The battle for Minimate supremacy continues! Hot on the heels of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 comes a brand new line of video-game inspired Minimates — Street Fighter X Tekken! Each SFxT Minimate two-pack pits a Street Fighter superstar against a Tekken legend, and the battles will come fast and furious when they reach stores later…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2012
With fallen Fantastic Four member the Human Torch recently discovered alive and relatively well in the Negative Zone, Diamond Select Toys has decided to celebrate by making Marvel Minimates Series 48 their most fantastic assortment yet! Available only at comic shops and specialty stores, this series will feature three two-packs, plus one rare variant two-pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2012
This year, comic shops across the country will participate in Halloween ComicFest, with special giveaways and limited-edition comics, as well as some cool Halloween-themed merchandise. And Diamond Select Toys is participating in the event with an exclusive 2-pack of Walking Dead Minimates! DST has taken their rare Winter Coat Dale and Female Zombie 2-pack from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2012
After years of planning, Diamond Select Toys has opened up pre-orders for their first series of Battle Beasts Minimates! Appearing in the September issue of Previews, the first series of specialty figures will follow the IDW Publishing comic book mini-series, with characters and color schemes that will only be found at comic shops and specialty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
This September, the world of Minimates will be invaded by zombies! The first series of Minimates based on the Walking Dead comic book by Robert Kirkman is scheduled to hit in September, and Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on the second series, slated for a November release. Like the first assortment, every…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2012
One month ago, the world was introduced to the world of the Battle Beasts, ferocious animal warriors from space who have descended on Earth for reasons unknown. Well, Issue 2 of the IDW Publishing mini-series arrives in comic shops this week, and we begin to learn the answers to some of our questions, as well…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
For those of you eagerly anticipating the release of the first series of Walking Dead Minimates, Diamond Select Toys has a treat for you. It’s photos of Series 1 — both the specialty store/comic shop wave and the Toys “R” Us assortment — in action! DST took some early samples of the toys out into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 9, 2012
Last summer, the “Fear Itself” event rocked the Marvel Universe. Heroes and villains from across the Marvel Universe were transformed into The Worthy, hammer-wielding minions of Cul, the Norse God of Fear. In response, the All-Father Odin equipped his own team of heroes, The Mighty, with Asgardian weaponry that would end the aggression of his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2012
Art Asylum founder, Minimates creator and film Director Digger T. Mesch is producing a film and he needs our help. Agent 88 is the story of the world’s deadliest assassin… an 88-year-old British woman on the verge of Alzheimers. An eclectic cocktail of KILL BILL, CRANK and MR MAGOO, AGENT 88 is a dark action…

 

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