Diamond Select Toys is rolling out Series 2.5 of its Marvel Animated Minimates collection, the latest assortment of an exclusive mini-figure line now available only at Walgreens stores! That means it’s time to officially announce the next assortment! This upcoming wave of figures from Diamond Select Toys features all-new two-packs from Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble, including Super Heroes, Super Villains and the first-ever Minimate of Marvel’s breakout star, Squirrel Girl!
Series 3 will hit in Fall of 2016, and will include four different two-packs, each containing two 2-inch Minimates mini-figures. The assortment includes:
– From Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man
, the alternate-universe Spider-Man Noir pairs up with Itsy Bitsy Spider-Man! Spider-Man Noir has a removable hat and coat, and Itsy Bitsy Spider-Man includes an alternate head with a new facial expression. This is the first Marvel Minimate ever made of Spider-Man Noir.
– Also from Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man
, a more grown-up Jet Pack Spider-Man teams up with one of New York City’s greatest Super Heroes, Squirrel Girl! Jet-Pack Spider-Man comes with a removable jet pack, flame stand, alternate head and thumbs-up hand, while Squirrel Girl comes with three squirrels and two burritos! This is the first Marvel Minimate ever made of Squirrel Girl.
– From Marvel’s Avengers Assemble
, an updated Season 3-accurate Captain America will face off with Squadron Supreme member Hyperion. Captain America will include his shield, an alternate hair piece and an interchangeable shield hand, and Hyperion will include a flight base. This is the first Marvel Minimate ever made of Hyperion.
– Also from Marvel’s Avengers Assemble
, Falcon teams up with Ant-Man. Both characters’ helmets are removable, and Falcon features removable wings, while Ant-Man comes with an interchangeable hair piece.
Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features fully interchangeable parts, so you can trade accessories and create custom looks. Minimates also feature a standard 14 points of articulation, to strike a variety of poses, and each Minimate comes with a clear disc base that pegs into the character’s foot to support dynamic poses.
Look for Series 3 to arrive in all Walgreens stores in Fall 2016. Series 2.5 is shipping to stores now, with SHIELD Armor Spider-Man and Man-Thing, Spyder-Knight with Power Man, Thor with Nighthawk, and Iron Man with Power Princess! Find your nearest store at Walgreens.com!
About Diamond Select Toys
Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles was founded in 1999 by sister company Diamond Comics Distributors to develop new and exciting products for collectors of all ages. Minimates first appeared in 2002, and they assumed their current 2-inch scale in 2003, with the launch of the Marvel line. There are currently over 2,400 Minimates, spanning over 60 different licenses, including The Muppets, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Ghostbusters, Aliens, Predator, The X-Files, Gotham, iZombie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Trek and more!
About Marvel Entertainment, LLC
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information, visit marvel.com.© 2016 MARVEL