Tag: MiniMates


by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2013
Diamond Select Announces Marvel Select Action Figure, Minimates for ‘The Wolverine’ The Avengers. X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The Amazing Spider-Man. The Marvel cinematic universe is constant source of great characters and costumes for the Minimates mini-figure and Marvel Select action figure lines from Diamond Select Toys. This year three films based in the Marvel Universe will make it into Select form, and while all three films are…


by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
Luke’s Toy Store has relaunched its unique brand of display environments called Striking Dioramas! While the previous series was made of cardboard, the new series features laser cut black acrylic, for a stronger, more professional appearance. The new series also features foot pegs that are compatible with mini-figures such as Minimates and LEGOs. Figures can…


by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2013
With the recent release of Peter Pan on Blu-ray, fans of all ages have had the chance to experience the classic animated film for the first time. And now they can act out the adventures they saw in the film using Minimates mini-figures! Two box sets and one vehicle featuring 2-inch Minimates of the famous…


by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2013
ThunderCats fans have been lapping up Icon Heroes’ new ThunderCats products like a kitten lapping up milk, and now the company has released a third set in their popular ThunderCats Minimates line. Produced in conjunction with Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum, the Series 3 box set rounds out the main band of Thunderan refugees,…


by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2013
TombRaidersMMSpecialty1-500x350.jpg On March 5th, Square Enix launched Tomb Raider, which stars one of the world’s most popular video game characters, Lara Croft. The game tells her origin story, and depicts her journey from untried and untested 21-year-old to hardened survivor. To mark this new vision of a global icon, Diamond Select Toys have teamed up with…


by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
The strangest set of Marvel Minimates ever just got a little stranger! Sorcerer Dr. Strange takes the spotlight on the new packaging for the Strange Tales box set, featuring Strange, First Appearance Blade, Werewolf by Night and Morbius the Living Vampire! Due to arrive in April, the set of four Minimates includes some new, character-specific…


by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2013
In 1953, the Walt Disney Company delighted audiences with its full-length animated feature Peter Pan, an adaptation of the 1911 novel about a magical boy who wouldn’t grow up. Now, with the first-ever Blu-Ray release of the film in stores now, the Disney Store has teamed up with Diamond Select Toys to release the first-ever…


by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2013
WDMM3Specialty-500x359.jpg The dead cannot be stopped, and neither can the Walking Dead Minimates! With Series 2 in Toys “R” Us, comic shops and specialty stores now, Series 3 is gearing up for production from Diamond Select Toys! And like the first two series, it includes popular lead characters, short-lived favorites and zombies straight from the comic…


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2013
Battle Beasts Series 1 Hits Toys “R” Us with New Battle Beasts Animated Short! The Toys “R” Us-exclusive assortment of Battle Beasts Minimates has started to pop up in stores, and Diamond Select Toys is celebrating with a new stop-motion animated short film! Featuring alternate paint schemes from the specialty assortment, as well as two different characters, fans of the existing figures will want to expand their Battle Beast…


by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2013
IM3Specialty1-500x359.jpg Now that the latest trailer for Iron Man 3 has been viewed by millions of people, it’s time for another unveiling… of Iron Man 3 Minimates! Diamond Select’s 49th consecutive assortment of 2-inch mini-figures will include four 2-packs, two exclusively at comic shops and specialty stores, and two shared with Toys “R” Us! War Machine…


by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2013
LostNSpaceLogo.jpg This weekend, Toy Fair International begins at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Not open to the public, the event allows toy manufacturers to present their new offerings to buyers from retail stores around the world, and it always offers fans the first look at the hottest toys of the year. Well, this…


by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2013
The 48th assortment of Marvel Minimates, available now in comic shops and specialty stores from Diamond Select Toys, is dedicated entirely to the world of the Fantastic Four! Team leader Mr. Fantastic comes with manipulative foe the Puppet Master, the hotheaded Human Torch comes with the explosive Blastarr, the force field-wielding Invisible Woman comes with…