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Marvel Animated Minimates Series 7 Revealed; Series 6 Now Available at Walgreens

The sixth series of Marvel Animated Minimates has arrived in Walgreens stores! Spider-Man and the Inhumans headline the latest assortment of the exclusive mini-figure line only available at Walgreens, and now Diamond Select Toys is ready to unveil the next batch! This upcoming seventh series of figures features the first two-packs from the new cartoon Marvel’s Spider-Man as well as more characters from Avengers Assemble, including new editions of classic Super Heroes and Super Villains who have never been done in the animated style! Continue reading
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On Sale Now: Spidey, Ghostbusters, Guardians & Beetlejuice!

It’s New Toy Day at comic shops across North America, and this week, Diamond Select Toys is shipping in a plethora of new products, all of which are exclusively available at comic shops and specialty retailers! Read on for info about products from Alien: Covenant, Wonder Woman, Ghostbusters, Beetlejuice and Spider-Man Homecoming, and reserve your favorites at your local comic shop! Or order through your favorite online retailer! Continue reading
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Ask DST #374: Iron Giant, Batman, Ghostbusters and More!

It’s a new Ask DST with Diamond Select Toys president DSTChuck, and this week he’s taking questions about all of our licenses, including The Iron Giant, the Batman Classic TV Series, Ghostbusters, The Real Ghostbusters, the Muppets, Kill Bill and Cthulhu! Plus: The Tick and the Shaw Brothers! Read on to see if your question was answered, then submit one in the drop-down form up top, or e-mail DSTChuck!

Jeremiah J.
Is there any chance you will make an Iron Giant Select (or bigger) fully articulated figure?
I ask because you are making the Minimate Iron giant figures, and hoped the license extended to larger action figures as well. It’s a great time to cash in on the Iron Giant, with him being featured prominently In Steven Spielberg’s upcoming “Ready Player One” movie. Thank you!

DSTChuck: I have no transparency into the plans for Ready Player One, but I can tell you we are working on more Iron Giant products!
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Dustin Y.
Hi, DST. Is there a release date set for the upcoming Ghostbusters series’ and new Real Ghostbusters line?

DSTChuck: Series 6 should be in Toys“R”Us in late November, and the Select figures with the firehouse diorama pieces should arrive a little after. The Real Ghostbusters figures will be in Series 9 & 10.
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Rick K.
Hi, can we please get Batman 1966 full statues of Penguin and Riddler, and vinyl banks of Riddler and Catwoman? These are very popular characters that can fill a couple big holes in these two great lines. Thank you!

DSTChuck: I think we would love to continue both lines, but the sales on the statues and banks were slowing down. If we see a good push on the inventory we made, we would love to keep going.
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Huston
Hi Chuck, any word on Kill Bill? I am happy to see Pulp Fiction made it. Just wonder where things stand on KB. Will they ever see the light of day? Thank you so much for all that you do!

DSTChuck: We are plugging along on the multi-layered approvals and of course plan for them to be in fans’ hands – the sooner the better.


Declan M.
I consider your Muppet figures one of the greatest toy lines in a very long time but having no dynamite for Crazy Harry is a huge misstep in my opinion. It’s a big part of his character. Couldn’t other accessories have been removed like a couple of stands, a microphone or the triangle?
Is there any way to get it with a future figure? I’m guessing it was removed to budget for Rowlf’s piano (which I am grateful to have!) Thank you!

DSTChuck: The choice to not include the dynamite was not our choice. It was not a budget issue.
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Mark M.
First, let me say, big fan of all your figures. You guys think outside the box and do wonderful things.
I am wondering if you ever thought of Shaw Bros. Kung Fu figures. I know another company tried, but never had the retail traction 10 years ago. I simply thought it is an unexplored, yet ripe, market and territory.

DSTChuck: Thanks so much for the support. I think there would still be resistance at retail, unfortunately.


Mark T.
I’ve bought all of the Batman 1966 mini bust series. Can you tell me which ones you plan to do next?

DSTChuck: I can tell you there are a few more busts in the design stage, but I don’t think we’re ready to say which ones they are just now.
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Jeremiah J.
How are things going with the Select Cthulhu that was displayed at a con a while back? Is that something we will be able to order soon, or has that been cancelled? It looked fantastic!

DSTChuck: Funny, we JUST talked about that last week and are trying to find a way to make it and keep it affordable.


Rick E.
Hey Chuck and the MS Gang! Please, PLEASE tell me that you are considering the new Amazon The Tick series as Selects?? We need Tick, Arthur, Overkill, Superion, and The Terror!!
Please, really consider it! It’s a fantastic show!! Thanks!

DSTChuck: We have not had any talks about the new Tick show at this point – but never say never!

Question not answered? Submit one in the drop-down form up top, or e-mail DSTChuck!
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Ask DST #373: Minimates!

It’s another edition of Ask DST with Diamond Select Toys president DSTChuck! This week, he’s tackling some big questions for the tiny toy line known as Minimates! With 15 years of releases and dozens of licenses, fans have a lot invested in their collections, and are dying to know what’s next! Chuck does his best to answer, and although the answer may be “no,” he never says never! Submit your own question in the drop-down form up top or e-mail DSTChuck! Continue reading
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Ship Dates Update

This schedule represents our best estimated in-store schedule for comic shops and specialty stores; they may change as production warrants. We’ll post revised schedules on a regular basis in an effort to bring customers the most up-to-date information possible. Continue reading
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Ask DST #372: Marvel Select!

It’s a new Ask DST with Diamond Select Toys president, and while we’re getting ready for New York Comic-Con this weekend, Chuck took some time to answer your questions about the long-running Marvel Select action figure line, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, making it the longest consistently running Marvel toy line in existence. Chuck will do his best to give you the answer you need, but with a thousand characters and a hundred different interpretations of each character, they can’t all be a “Yes!” If your question isn’t answered, submit it in the drop-down form up top, or e-mail DSTChuck! Continue reading
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Marvel Contest of Champions to Offer Exclusive Minimates at NYCC 2017

New York Comic-Con is fast approaching, and Kabam’s hit mobile and online game Marvel Contest of Champions is coming to New York Comic-Con! Offering tournament-style gameplay on the show floor, the Marvel Contest of Champions team will award prize packages to daily winners as well as the grand prize winner, but visitors to the booth can also get free swag, including exclusive Marvel Minimates! Continue reading
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In Stores Now: DC Vinimates, Netflix PVCs and More!

It’s New Toy Day at comic shops across North America, and it’s a big day for DST, as they ship three new assortments of Vinimates vinyl figures, as well as three new products from the Marvel Netflix universe! With Vinimates from DC Comics, Elf and Back to the Future II, Minimates from Marvel’s Iron FIst and PVC DIoramas from Marvel’s Daredevil, there’s something for everyone at your local comic shop! Find a store near you or order through your favorite online retailer! Continue reading