On Sale This Week: Batman, X-Men, Plants vs. Zombies, Sin City and Universal Monsters!

It’s New Toy Day at comic shops across North America, and Diamond Select Toys is kicking off the countdown to Halloween with a delivery of monsters, zombies and other creepy customers! New Minimates from Sin City and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare join action figures from the Universal Monsters films and DST’s first-ever original-concept action figure, Van Helsing! Plus two new silicone trays, inspired by the X-Men and the Classic Batman TV Series, that will make any Halloween party a success! Read on for more info, then find your nearest comic book shop using the Comic Shop Locator, or order via your favorite online retailer! Continue reading

X-Men: Days of Future Past Minimates Box Set Gets New Photos!

At Comic Con International in San Diego, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum will release their Marvel Minimates box set based on the classic X-Men comic storyline, “Days of Future Past.” Published in Uncanny X-Men #141 and 142, the story showed a grim future where mutants were second-class citizens that had been largely exterminated by giant Sentinels, and it quickly became one of the touchstones of the X-Men mythos. Continue reading

Diamond Select Toys in Previews: April 2014

The new Previews catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors is in comic shops now, and it’s chock-full of new items from Diamond Select Toys! Marvel, TMNT, Kill Bill, Batman, Godzilla, Universal Monsters and the films of Kevin Smith all get their due 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! Continue reading

The Wolverine Minimates Packaging Revealed!

Wolverine is the best there is at what he does, and what he does is make box office bank! The Wolverine, the latest installment in the X-Men film franchise, was an unqualified success, and now there’s only one thing the movie needs – awesome toys! The Wolverine Minimates hit comic shops and specialty stores on September 4th, and we’ve got shots of the figures in package! Continue reading

Marvel Now Minimates are Now at Toys “R” Us! New Photos!

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Reports are coming in that the 16th series of Marvel Minimates at Toys “R” Us has started to show up in stores! Featuring the latest costume designs from Marvel Now, this series includes Uncanny Avengers Captain America and Scarlet Witch, the Indestructible Hulk and the Invincible Iron Man, the Savage Wolverine with a vicious Reaper, and Phoenix Five Colossus and Emma Frost. Look for them in Toys “R” Us stores now – and on toysrus.com any day now – and check out our new shots of the full 2-inch mini-figure assortment! (more…)

Marvel Select Nightcrawler Bamfs into Comic Shops!

Guten tag! If you’re anything like us, you learned all of your German (and Russian, and French) from comic books, and the international members of the X-Men were your professors. Today, Diamond Select Toys is shipping their latest 7-inch Marvel Select action figure, the teleporting German acrobat Nightcrawler, to comic shops and specialty stores across the U.S., and it is unglaublich! (That’s German for “incredible”!) Continue reading