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Diamond Select Toys has sent along this weeks list of new releases. Fans of Avengers, X-Men and Batman Classic TV Series have some cool stuff to look forward to. Here’s the full list:

  • Back to the Future 2 Mr. Fusion Electronic Prop Replica
  • Batman Classic TV Series Penguin Resin Bust
  • Dragon Age Minimates Series 1 Box Set
  •  Godzilla 2000 Sculpted Pizza Cutter
  • Marvel Minimates Avengers Age of Ultron Movie Single Pack Display
  • Marvel Minimates Series 60 X-Men Vs. Brotherhood Asst.
  • View Askew Buddy Christ Plush Doll
  • Sin City Movie Marv Resin Bust

After the jump, check out much more info and all of the images.

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Megatron 210 DST at C2E2 Marvel Minimates 2

Over at our sister site; TFW2005, forum member MEGATRON__210 posted a nice gallery of images. These give us a much, much better look at some items from Diamond Select Toys. These include the following:

  • Star Trek – Romulan Bird of Prey Electronic Vehicle
  • TMNT Minimates – Mirage Comics Series
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Select
  • Nightmare Before ChristmasMinimates
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Oogie Boogie Figure
  • Universal Horror Select
  • Marvel Minimates Series 60 – Brotherhood Assortment
  • Marvel Minimates Series 63 – Avengers: Age of Ultron Assortment 2
  • Marvel Minimates – Avengers counter Display
  • Marvel Minimates – Ant-Man Movie
  • Pathfinder Goblin Bank
  • Sin City Marv Bank
  • Batman 1966 Batgirl Statue
  • Gotham Select and Minimates
  • Comic Book Men Minimates
  • Predator Bust Bank
  • Predator Minimates – Counter Display and Boxed Assortment (Dutch and Dillon)
  • Aliens Minimates – Deluxe and Assortment 2
  • Sin City Minimates Series 3
  • Valiant Minimates
  • Pulp Fiction Minimates Series 3
  • Kill Bill Minimates Series 3
  • Ghostbusters Select
  • Clerks Select
  • Alien Cookie Jar
  • Dragon Age Minimates
  • Lost In Space Robot B9 Figure
  • Godzilla 1974 Bank
  • TMNT Foot Soldier Bank
  • Rodan Figure Bank

DST C2E2 Aliens Deluxe Minimates

Diamond Select Toys posted photos of their display from C2E2 this weekend in Chicago. Included were new looks t some previously announced items, and a few first looks as well. Here’s what you can find after the jump:

  • Aliens Deluxe Minimates – Power Loader and Alien Queen
  • Gotham Select
  • Gotham Minimates
  • Marvel Select – Age of Ultron Thor and Zombie Sabertooth
  • Paizo Pathfinder Goblin Vinyl Bank
  • Assorted DC Animated Statues and Busts
  • Clerks Select
  • Universal Horror Select – Wolfman, Mummy and Lucy

Check out a few images by reading on.

Ghostbusters Select Series 01 Winston Zeddemore

Toyark sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has listed a ton of great new items coming from Diamond Select Toys. These include the long awaited Ghosbusters Select, some new DC Comics, Universal Horror and more. Here’s the full list of new items:

  • Marvel Select Dr. Strange
  • Ghostbusters Select Series 01
  • Gotham Select TV Action Figure Series 01
  • Lucy Westenra 7″ Figure
  • The Mummy 7″ Figure Version Two
  • The Wolfman 7″ Figure
  • Predators Minimates Counter Display Series 01
  • Jay & Silent Bob Zombie Minimates Two Pack
  • Pulp Fiction 20th Anniversary Minimates The Gimp Box Set
  • Femme Fatales: Poison Ivy (Batman Animated)
  • Batman Classic 1966 TV Bust – Catwoman
  • Star Trek Worf Bust Bank
  • Ghostbusters Logo Bottle Opener

You can pre-order Here. Read on to check out images and additional info on each listing.

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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

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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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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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