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Days of Future Past Minimates

Diamond Select Toys are dropping all types of Marvel Minimates Heat today, with another first look at X-Men Days of Future Past Minimates over at MTV. Included in this wave are:

  • Future Professor X with Past Magneto
  • Future Magneto with Past Mystique
  • Future Wolverine with Future Storm
  • Past Logan with Past Charles Xavier

These will also be $9.99 per two pack, just like the Best Of wave we reported on earlier today. Check out the shots after the break!

Best of Marvel Minimates Series 3

Diamond Select Toys is set to release their 3rd wave of “Best of” Minimates soon, and Marvel.com has a first look. Included are:

  • Marvel Now Captain America with Modern Spider-Man
  • Transforming Grey Hulk with Extremis Iron Man
  • Classic Hawkeye with Lab Coat Ant-Man
  • Luke Cage Power Man with Iron Fist

These should be on shelves this summer at $9.99 per two pack. Check out the shots after the break!

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Diamond Select Toys sent along word of their new listings in Diamond Previews. Check them out below.

The new Previews catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors is in comic shops now, and it’s chock-full of upcoming items from Diamond Select Toys! Marvel, TMNT, Kill Bill, Batman, Godzilla, Universal Monsters and the films of Kevin Smith all make their debuts this month, with products ranging from figures to banks to silicone trays! Check out the new offerings, and pre-order them today at your local comic shop, favorite online retailer, or from DiamondSelectToys.com!

Marvel Minimates Series 57 Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys Release! One of the most eagerly anticipated Marvel movies of all time is nearly upon is, and DST is capturing the characters of the film as 2-inch Minimates mini-figures! Featuring nine different characters from Guardians of the Galaxy, this assortment includes four different two-packs: Star-Lord with Ronan, Drax with Groot (and a Rocket Raccoon micro-figure), Gamora with Nova Corps Centurion, and Nebula with Sakaar Soldier. The Gamora and Nebula sets will only be available in comic shops and specialty stores, so don’t miss out! Designed and sculpted by Art Asylum! (Item #APR141985, SRP: $9.99/2-pack)

Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie Spider-Man Resin Statue
A Diamond Select Toys Release! New movie, new suit, new statue! Spider-Man and his new movie costume get the full-figure treatment from DST, with this dynamic statue of the Web-slinger atop a New York City rooftop. Despicting SPider-Man in a dynamic battle pose, this statue measures approximately 7 inches tall with its base, and is the ultimate ASM2 collectible! Sculpted by Gentle Giant! (Item #APR141984, SRP: $125.00)

TMNT Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Vinyl Bust Banks
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Save your money for a rainy day — or your next pizza craving – with this new line of TMNT banks from DST! These bust banks of the four NInja Turtles are based on their most recent cartoon appearances, and each wields his trademark weapons. WIth a coin slot in the back and an access door on the bottom, each bank stands approximately 8 inches tall. Designed and sculpted by Art Asylum!
Donatello Bank (Item #APR141972, SRP: $22.99)
Leonardo Bank (Item #APR141973, SRP: $22.99)
Michelangelo Bank (Item #APR141974, SRP: $22.99)
Raphael Bank (Item #APR141975, SRP: $22.99)

Jay & Silent Bob 20th Anniversary Select Action Figures
A Diamond Select Toys Release! It’s been 20 years since we met Jay & Silent Bob in Clerks, and DST is celebrating the less-than-dynamic duo’s anniversary with their most realistic action figures ever! Based on their appearances in Jay & Silent Bob Strikes Back, these 7-inch scale figures include multiple interchangeable parts, multiple points of articulation, and connecting display bases depicting the interior and exterior of RST Video. Packaged in Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork. Sculpted by Patrick Piggott!
Jay Figure (Item #APR141976, SRP: $24.99)
Silent Bob Figure (Item #APR141977, SRP: $24.99)

Kill Bill 10th Anniversary Minimates Crazy 88 Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! This line of Minimates is about to get Crazy! Our first set of Minimates based on Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill started the battle at the House of Blue Leaves, and now we’re gonna finish it! This all-new box set includes four different Crazy 88 gang members, each with 14 points of articulation, plus interchangeable heads and hairpieces, to create different fighters from the film’s epic swordfight. Mix and match multiple sets to re-create the carnage! Packaged on a blister card. Designed and sculpted by Art Asylum! (Item #APR141983, SRP: $19.99)

Batman Classic TV Series Silicone Tray
Bang! Zok! Pow! Add some punch to your punchbowl with this silicone tray inspired by the Batman Classic TV Show! This bright green tray casts up ice, as well as gelatin and chocolate, in the shape of the iconic Batman logo, as well as the show’s famous sound effects. Unless you’re Mr. Freeze, freezing things has never been so fun! Comes packaged in a full-color box. Designed by Art Asylum! (Item #APR141981, SRP: $15.00)

Godzilla King Ghidorah Vinyl Bust Bank
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Hail to the King! Godzilla has met his match with this vinyl bust bank depicting Ghidorah, the three-headed alien monster, as he appeared in 1991′s Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah. Measuring approximately 8 inches, tall, the bank has a coin slot on its back for inserting your loose change, and an access door underneath. Have him battle your Godzilla bust bank for shelf supremacy! Sculpted by Gentle Giant! (Item #Item #APR141987, SRP: $22.99)

Monster Hunter Van Helsing Select Action Figure
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Monsters beware! Diamond Select Toys is unleashing a fearsome foe upon every monster action figure in your collection, and it’s none other than famous monster-hunter Van Helsing! Based on an original design, this 7-inch action figure comes armed to the teeth with stakes, axes and a crossbow, making him more than a match for any and all supernatural creatures. Van Helsing includes a deluxe cemetery base, featuring a female vampire rising from the grave, and comes packaged in Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! (Item #APR141978, SRP: $24.99)

Universal Monsters Select Son of Frankenstein Figure
A Diamond Select Toys Release! The monster returns! Diamond Select Toys revisits Frankenstein’s Monster with this all-new figure depicting the monster in his outfit from 1939′s Son of Frankenstein. This 7-inch-scale action figure features an all-new sculpt with all-new articulation, and can strike multiple poses on his deluxe display base, featuring equipment from Dr. Frankenstein’s lab. The Monster and his base come packaged in Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! (Item #APR141979, SRP: $24.99)

Universal Monsters Select Creature from the Black Lagoon Figure
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water! Diamond Select Toys revisits the Black Lagoon with this all-new figure depicting the world-famous Creature, first seen in 1954′s Creature from the Black Lagoon. This 7-inch-scale action figure features a new sculpt with over 16 points of articulation, and can strike a wide variety of poses on his deluxe display base, which features a skeleton and an undersea rock formation. The Creature and his base come packaged in Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! (Item #APR141980, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Select Villain Zombies Magneto Action Figure
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Magneto is back for revenge… and your brains! This all-new action figure of X-Men villain Magneto features decomposing and battle-damaged details, inspired by his zombified appearance in the horror comics of the Marvel Universe. Packaged with a detailed display base, the 7-inch-scale Magneto comes in Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork. Sculpted by Phil Ramirez! (Item #APR141986, SRP: $24.99)

Find your local comic shop at comicshoplocator.com!

Walking Dead Minimates Poll

Diamond Select Toys is asking fans to vote for the next Walker to get the Minimates treatment for their Walking Dead Minimates. They’ve teamed up with The Walking Dead Magazine for the vote. The choices are the following:

  • Beard Zombie
  • Chains Zombie
  • Fanboy Zombie
  • Hoodie Zombie
  • Librarian Zombie
  • Old Man Zombie
  • Overalls Zombie
  • Prom Zombie

You can see the comic inspiration for each choice after the jump. You can vote for your favorite by Clicking Here. Results are expected to be announced during the Summer.

Guardians of the Galaxy Minimates

The Guardians of the Galaxy Minimates were on display at Toy Fair 2014. However, photos weren’t quite allowed at the time. But we finally get to officially see them as Marvel.com has shared out the first official photos. They just as fantastic as you would expect. There will be a total of four 2-packs.

  • Star-Lord with Ronan the Accuser
  • Drax the Destroyer with Groot and Mini Rocket Raccoon
  • Gamora with Nova Corps Centurion
  • Nebula with Sakaaran Trooper

These sets are due to hit this Summer. These will be released at Comic and specialty shops. They will include all the usual interchangeable parts and accessories. Specifically mentioned pieces include a mask for Star Lord and knives for Drax. Check out the image after the jump.

Kill Bill Minimates Crazy 88s Box Set

Diamond Select Toys has released a new official shot of the upcoming Kill Bill 10th Anniversary Minimates Crazy 88s Box Set. We got a chance to check these out during our Diamond Select Toys Toy Fair 2014 Coverage. This is only one of the Minimates sets coming for Kill Bill. It is due to hit this Fall at a price of $19.99. Pre-order should be going live soon.

Check out the image after the jump.

001 Captain America Mimimates Winter Soldier

Diamond Select toys Mimimates Series 54 sports Mark Gruenwald’s mid ’90s Captain America from #425-443 print run, that also includes Robot Red Skull from issue #42 of Captain America in 2008 where he is shot by Captain America and is downloaded into his robot body. Also of special note is Winter Soldier and a nice version of Viper  a.k.a. Madame Hydra. Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall and includes a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum!

  • Fighting Chance Captain America and Robot Red Skull 
  • The Winter Soldier and The Falcon
  • Baron Strucker and a Hydra Elite
  • Hydra Elite and Viper

Check out all the new Marvel Captain America Mimimates after the jump.

Disclaimer: These were provided by Diamond Select Toys for this gallery.

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DST 2014 Catalog 006

Diamond Select Toys has released a new catalog, which was first available at Toy Fair 2014. It shows off many of the items they showcased at Toy Fair. From DST:

“The Best of All Worlds.” For years, that has been the motto of Diamond Select Toys, as they’ve slowly moved across a wide spectrum of genre properties to create some of the most unique and detailed collectibles that fans of those properties have ever seen. Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, Universal Monsters, Back to the Future and The Ghostbusters are perennial favorites, but each year brings a new crop of licenses, and 2014 is one of DST’s biggest years yet. To celebrate, they’ve created a brand-new catalog running down their 2014 line-up!

Debuting at New York Toy Fair, this catalog contains the first look at DST’s electronic B9 robot from Lost in Space, as well as designs for the Star Trek Select Worf figure and Kirk bank! All in all, there are 24 pages of new and in-stock items, including new offerings from Godzilla, Aliens, Sin City, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Battle Beasts, Lost in Space, The Walking Dead, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, the Batman Classic TV Series, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Check out all of the pages here, and pick a physical catalog up at participating comic shops. Then let the store know which items you’re interested in!

Read on to check out the images from the Catalog.

Walking Dead TRU Series 5 Minimates 081

The Walking Dead Minimates still remain the best way to collect figures of all the comic based characters. With the series 5 assortment, Diamond Select Toys is moving into more current characters from the comic series. Series 5 Toys “R” Us Assortment marks the end of the Prison series of figures, and adds some major staple characters, including Eugene and Abraham.the entire Toys “R” Us and Comic Shop breakdown is:

The Walking Dead Minimates Series 5 Toys “R” Us Assortment
• Traveler Rick Grimes and Business Zombie
• Riot Gear Michonne and Hitchhiker Zombie
• Abraham Ford and Military Zombie
• Eugene Porter and Emaciated Zombie

The Walking Dead Minimates Series 5 Comic Shop Assortment
• Maggie Greene & Riot Gear Glenn
• Tyreese and Prison Michonne
• Survivor Morgan and Geek Zombie
• Caesar Martinez and Geek Zombie (rare variant)

Read on to check out a quick review and over 100 photos of The Walking Dead Toys “R” Us Series 5 Minimates.

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Ghostbusters Minimates 045

Ghostbusters and Minimates have a nice history together. There have been some truly unique and fun sets over the past few years. With the Ghostbusters ” I Love This Town” Minimates Box Set, Diamond Select Toys gives us a great rendition of the Ghostbusters, along with numerous accessories, head sculpts and all the stuff that makes Minimates great.

Read on for a more in depth review, as well as over 65 high resolution photos of the set.

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