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Waslking Dead Series 7 Minimates 058

Diamond Select Toys continues their line of popular Walking Dead Minimates with series 7. The newest releases give us a mix of new and returning figures. The series is a mix of a few different story lines from the comics. It includes characters from 2010’s “Fear The Hunters”, 2010’s “Too Far Gone”, and last years “All Out War” story arcs. We have a full gallery of the series, which includes the following 2-packs:

  • Negan and Dwight
  • Alexandria Rick Grimes and Paul “Jesus” Monroe
  • Hunters Leader Chris with Zombie Holly
  • Scavengers Leader Derek with Zombie Holly

Read on for the images and my thoughts on the assortment.

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Predator Minimates Series 1

Toy Chest News has released a new image and info for Diamond Select Toys’ Predator Minimates. DST has talked about these for some time now, and today we finally get our first look at the figures. This listing and image relate to a blind bag assortment. There’s no word on if we will see additional 2-packs in the future. Here’s who is included:

  • Predator – Billy
  • Predator – Jungle Hunter Predator Masked
  • Predator – Jungle Hunter Predator Unmasked
  • Predator – Jungle Hunter Predator Thermal
  • Predator 2 – City Predator
  • Predator 2 – City Predator Battle-Damaged
  • Predators – Edwin
  • Predators – Cuchillo

These will be available as a blind bag assortment at local comic and specialty shops. Read on for images and more info.

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DST C2E2

Diamond Select Toys has sent along a press release. They announce that they will be at C2E2 in Chicago, There they will be debuting a new booth and new items. At the show, they will have a panel showcasing new Minimates including:

  • Ant-Man Movie
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • The Walking Dead
  • Gotham TV Series
  • Aliens
  • The Muppets
  • Comic Book Men
  • Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Dragon Age
  • And More

Read on to see the full press release. C2E2 takes place April 24 – 26 in Chicago.

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Avengers Age of Ultron Minimates Toys R Us Assortment

Diamond Select Toys’ Zach Oat has a cool video preview for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron Minimates. There will be two assortments of figures. One assortment for Toys “R” Us and one for comic and specialty shops. The comic shop assortment hits this week, while the TRU assortment will be shipping soon. Here’s the breakdown of what to expect:

Avengers: Age of Ultron Minimates – Comic and Specialty Assortment

  • Iron Man and Black Widow
  • Captain America and Thor
  • Hawkeye and Ultron
  • Hawkeye (Alternate Outfit) and Sub-Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron Minimates – Toys “R” Us Assortment

  • Iron Man and Black Widow
  • Captain America and Thor
  • Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch

SpongeBob Minimates 005

Diamond Select Toys has sent along a press release and new photos. They have announced a new license with Nickelodeon to bring out new SpongeBob SquarePants Minimates to Toys “R” Us as well as comic and specialty shops. Here’s the full release:

Diamond Select Toys Reteams with Nickelodeon on SpongeBob SquarePants Minimates!

Following the successful launch of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collection, Diamond Select Toys announced today the expansion of its Nickelodeon partnership with the release of a brand-new SpongeBob SquarePants Minimates line.  The collection will include SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Grandpa Redbeard, Perch Perkins and Plankton designed as 2-inch-tall mini-figures with multiple points of articulation and interchangeable parts and accessories.

The long-running animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, has been a hit for kids and adults since its debut, and is still going strong with new episodes in the works and a hit movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, in theaters now.

“Most cartoons come and go, but SpongeBob has truly become an institution,” said Chuck Terceira, President of Diamond Select Toys. “The kids who were raised on him are joining the adults who’ve always loved him, and we’re creating some great toys that are fun for the collectors, as well as for the kids who are just meeting him for the first time. We’ve definitely had fun adapting the Minimates block figure style to crabs and squid and starfish!”

The first assortment of SpongeBob SquarePants Minimates will be available starting this week at comic book shops, specialty stores and Toys“R”Us.

ABOUT DIAMOND SELECT TOYS AND COLLECTIBLES, LLC
Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC was founded in 1999 by sister company Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. Envisioned to create unique and exciting collectibles for children and adults alike, the company has licensed a variety of pop culture properties to be turned into merchandise. In 2007, Diamond Select Toys acquired select assets of the New York-based Art Asylum, creators of the global Minimates brand. Minimates have been recognized as the #1 selling block figure in the world and were the first toys ever to be inducted into the ToyFare Hall of Fame in 2007. With partners such as Nickelodeon, Marvel Enterprises, Universal Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Sony Pictures, Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles produces a large range of products based on a wide variety of properties, and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, MD. For more information, visit www.diamondselecttoys.com and www.artasylum.com

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 35th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 20 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

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Predator Bust Bank

New pre-orders have gone up from Diamond Select Toys. These figures and collectibles will be coming to comic and specialty shops. Included are:

  • Batman Classic TV Series Premier Collection Batgirl Resin Statue
  • Batman The Animated Series Batman Resin Bust
  • Clerks Select 20th Anniversary Action Figures Series 2 Asst.
  • Ghostbusters Slimer Pizza Cutter
  • Femme Fatales Hack/Slash Cassie Hack PVC Statue
  • Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back Bluntman and Chronic Tumbler Set
  • Marvel Hulk Plastic Gelatin Mold
  • Marvel Minimates Ant-Man Movie Box Set
  • My Little Pony Rainbow Dash Vinyl Bank
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington 16″ Coffin Doll
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Select Action Figures Series 1 Asst.
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates Foil Bag Asst.
  • Predator Unmasked Vinyl Bust Bank

Read on for much more info and all available images.

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Valiant Minimates X O Manowar and Bloodshot TRU Minimates 4

Diamond Select Toys sent along a Press Release for their newly released Valiant Comics Minimates. The set, which features X-O Manowar and Bloodshot, has been released and are exclusive to Toys “R” Us. Next month, a battle damaged version of the set will be released in comic and specialty shops.

The Toys “R” Us exclusive 2-pack includes a really cool extra. Buying the set gets you a free comic offer as well. The set is available now. You can check out the full press release and the images by reading on.

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Marvel X Men vs The Brotherhood Minimates 1

Next month, the Marvel Minimates Series 60: X-Men vs The Brotherhood hits retail. We last saw the awesome new Minimates at Toy Fair 2015. Diamond Select Toys has released some packaging and tray shots, giving us our first look at how the series breaks down as well as the assorted weapons and accessories that will be included. Included in Series 60 are:

  • Strike Force Wolverine and The Blob
  • Strike Force Storm and Avalanche
  • Strike Force Banshee and Pyro
  • Strike Force Jubilee and Destiny

See the images after the jump.

Sin City Hard Goodby Minimates 016

Diamond Select Toys continues their run of excellent Minimates with the series 2 Sin City Minimates Set. The 4-pack is based on The Hard Goodbye story from the film. It include four iconic figures and a ton of accessories. The crew at DST sent us a set for review, and I had some real fun shooting these. Included are the following:

  • Marv
  • Cardinal Roark
  • Kevin
  • Wendy

After the jump, you can check out the images and my thoughts on the Sin City “The Hard Goodbye” Minimates Box Set.

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AliensMinimates

Diamond Select Toys has sent along the list of this weeks releases. These items should be hitting local comic shops today! Included are:

  • Aliens Minimates Series 1 Two-Packs Asst.
  • Godzilla Burning Godzilla 12″ Vinyl Figural Bank

  • Godzilla Classic Godzilla Metal Bottle Opener
  • My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Applejack Vinyl Bank
  • Star Trek Select TNG Lt. Worf Action Figure
  • View Askew Buddy Christ Vinyl Bank

Read on for all the images and much more info on each item.

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