Blog posts of '2014' 'March'

On Sale This Week: Godzilla vs. Mr. Stay-Puft!

On Sale This Week: Godzilla vs. Mr. Stay-Puft!

There's a war of the gargantuas going on in comic shops and specialty stores! Diamond Select Toys has shipped two of their biggest items of the year in the same week, and the news was so colossal we had to give everyone the big news. Read up on both items below, then find your nearest comic shop at comicshoplocator.com!


Godzilla Classic 1989 Vinyl Figural Bank
This vinyl bank of the city-destroying and alien-fighting lizard called Godzilla is based on his appearance in the 1989 movie "Godzilla vs. Biollante"! Cast in sturdy vinyl, the bank features a coin slot next to the fins on his back, as well as an access door hidden inside his removable tail! Stands 12 inches tall and measures 18 inchesto the tip of his tail! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #JAN141921, SRP: $34.99)



Ghostbusters 24" Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Vinyl Bank
What did you do, Ray?! Well, we'll tell you what we did – we took our already-popular 12-inch vinyl bank of the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man and made it even bigger! At two feet tall, this hard vinyl bank of the classic Ghostbusters character will hold a fortune in nickels, and tower over your other Ghostbusters toys! Bank has coin slot its back, plus access door for coin removal. Comes packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Bill Mancuso! (Item code #NOV131816, SRP: $124.99)

Order today from your favorite online retailer or the DST store, or pick one up at your local comic shop!

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The Giant Ghostbusters Mr. Stay Puft Photo Contest!

The Giant Ghostbusters Mr. Stay Puft Photo Contest!


Mr. Stay Puft is back, and this time, he's not just attacking New York City! Diamond Select Toys' new 24-inch bank of the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters is coming to comic shops and specialty stores around the world, and we want you to document his rampage! Photos will be posted on the official DST Facebook page, and every month one entry will win awesome prizes!

Here's what you do: Simply photograph your 24-inch Mr. Stay-Puft (either good or evil variety) somewhere near where you live. It could be the beach, the forest, the desert, the mountains, a city street, or even in front of a sign welcoming people to your town -- we just want to see where Mr. Stay-Puft has been! Send the picture off to collectdst@gmail.com, and each month we'll post a new batch of pictures on our Facebook page. One of the pictures we post will be randomly chosen to win that month's prize! Prize packages will include $100 worth of toys and collectibles from DST!

Rules: Photos must be at least 600 x 800 pixels. One entry per person per monthly cycle. Duplicate entries will not be included in the drawing. If you do not win, a new photo can be submitted after the start of the new month. A previously submitted picture cannot be submitted again. All entries become the property of Diamond Select Toys, and can be used on various Websites and social media sites. Prize package value is based on suggested retail price of all items combined. Winners are prohibited from entering any DST contest again for one year.

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Vote in our Walking Dead Minimates Poll!

Vote in our Walking Dead Minimates Poll!

Recently, Diamond Select Toys teamed up with Walking Dead Magazine to create a poll in which WDM readers could vote on a future Walking Dead Minimate! Voters would choose one of eight zombies from the comic books who would be made in a future assortment of Walking Dead Minimates. If you haven't read the behind-the-scenes article on how Walking Dead Minimates are made, go pick up a copy! Then go here and vote on which zombie would make the best Minimate! Here are the choices:

1. Beard Zombie

2. Chains Zombie

3. Fanboy Zombie

4. Hoodie Zombie

5. Librarian Zombie

6. Old Man Zombie

7. Overalls Zombie

8. Prom Zombie

Vote here, and look for results to be announced this summer!

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New Products for Summer 2014!

New Products for Summer 2014!

Whew! New York Toy Fair is over, and by now you've likely seen all of the brand-new items Diamond Select Toys had on display at their booth. (Well, almost all -- we have to keep a few secrets!) Well, now a bunch of those items are open for pre-ordering, with new product shots and details! Check out what's coming out this summer from DST!



Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Select Action Figure Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys Release! The hottest video game of 2014 is now the an all-new Select action figure line! Stage your own battles inspired by the Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare using the first assortment of action figures from Diamond Select Toys. Each two-pack includes a  5" scale Zombie and an opponent Plant figure, each with multiple points of articulation and special accessories that will only be available on the specialty market!

Scientist Zombie w/Healing Station & Gatling Peashooter w/Chili Bean (Item #MAR141940, SRP: $24.99)

Soldier Zombie w/Commando Head & Ghillie Cactus w/Potato Mine (Item #MAR141941, SRP: $24.99)

Engineer Zombie w/Turret & Chomper w/Spike Weed (Item #MAR141942, SRP: $24.99)

All-Star Zombie w/Imp Bomb & Dark Flower w/Marigold (Item #MAR141943, SRP: $24.99)

Assortment of 8 (Item #MAR141939, SRP: $199.92)



Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Minimates Series 1
A Diamond Select Toys Release! The brand-new PvZ console game is now the craziest set of Minimates mini-figures ever! Two zombies and two plants from Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare come together in this battle-ready four-pack, as Cactus and Peashooter take on All-Star Zombie and Engineer Zombie. Each Zombie Minimate mini-figure is 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. A Diamond Select Toys release. Designed by Art Asylum! (Item #MAR141938, SRP: $19.99)


Battle Beasts Minimates Series 2 Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! From the mind of Art Asylum and the pages of the IDW comic book comes an all-new series of Battle Beasts Minimates! This new assortment of two-inch warrior animals includes eight new beasts only available on the specialty market: Giraffe & Hammerhead, Cow & Bear, Cobra & Bat and Anubis & Thrush! Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and features a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accessories. Create your own animal combinations!
(Item #MAR141957, SRP: $9.99 Ea.)


Batman Classic TV Series Joker Bust
A Diamond Select Toys Release! DST continues their line of busts based on the Batman Classic TV Show, and this one is no joke! Hot on the heels of Batman, it's The Joker, as played by Cesar Romero, with his painted-over mustache and all! This bust measures approximately 6 inches tall, and is a must-have for any Classic Batman TV Show fan. Designed by Barry Bradfield! Sculpted by Jean St. Jean!
(Item #MAR141944, SRP: $59.99)


Star Wars TIE Fighter Magnetic Metal Bottle Opener
A Diamond Select Toys Release! This bottle opener is right on your tail! Bottled beverages wont stand a chance against this solid metal bottle opener based on the Empire's tactical TIE fighter! It measures 4 inches long, has magnets on the back and opens any bottle cap with ease. It's also highly maneuverable and can travel long distances – leave it on the fridge, or take it on a mission to your next party! Comes packaged in a collector’s case with a full-color wrap. (Item #MAR141958, SRP: $18.00)


Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Minimates Series 1 Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Snootchie bootchies! This new four-pack of Minimates features four all-new mini-figures based on Kevin Smith's classic road movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. Jay & Silent Bob star as Bluntman & Chronic, and they share the stage with director Chaka Luther King and the dastardly Cock-Knocker! Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall and features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! (Item #MAR141947, SRP: $19.99)


Bluntman & Chronic Retro Cloth Action Figures
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Look, up in the sky, it's Bluntman and Chronic! The comic book heroes created by director Kevin Smith and featured in "Jay & SIlent Bob Strike Back" are now a pair of Retro-style 8" action figures! Each figure includes a real fabric costume and a removable weapon, and will fit into your 8" retro collection like it was made in the 1970s! Designed and sculpted by EMCE Toys! (Item #MAR141946, SRP: $19.99ea.)


Pulp Fiction Minimates Jules & Vincent 2-Pack
A Diamond Select Toys Release! The first Minimates based on Pulp Fiction, the star-studded movie that made Quentin Tarantino a household name, are here, and the first two-pack features hitmen Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield in their iconic black suits! Each two-inch mini-figure has 14 points of articulation and features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories, including pistols, hamburger, shake and the mysterious briefcase! Designed by Art Asylum! (Item #MAR141945, SRP: $9.99Ea.)


Sin City Movie Minimates Series 1 Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! The most dangerous city on Earth is now a far less dangerous line of Minimates mini-figures! The first assortment of black-and-white Minimates based on Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's hit movie Sin City includes four different mini-figures from "That Yellow Bastard": Hartigan, Nancy, Senator Roark and the Yellow Bastard himself. Each 2-inch mini-figure features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Designed and sculpted by Art Asylum! (Item #MAR141948, SRP: $19.99)


Marvel X-Men Symbol Silicone Tray
A Diamond Select Toys Release! You don't need Iceman to chill your drinks for you any more! This silicone tray featuring the famous X Logo is great for ice, gelatin and even chocolate, so you can cast up some refreshments for your next baseball game or extinction-level event! Comes packaged in full-color box. (Item #MAR141959, SRP: $15.00)


Sin City Movie Logo Flask Gift Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Sometimes, it's dangerous to stay in one place for too long. Take your party on the road with this Sin City-inspired flask gift set, including an 8 oz. stainless steel flask bearing the Sin City logo, plus two stainless steel shot glasses and a stainless steel funnel to fill it with. Even the coldest alley will seem cozy when you have something warm in your belly! Comes packaged in a display box. (Item #MAR141949, SRP $29.99)


Sin City Movie Logo Shot Glass
A Diamond Select Toys Release! You say you didn't get shot by anyone today? Congratulations! Have a shot! This 2 oz. shot glass bearing the Sin City logo is perfect for when you need to forget your troubles, toast fallen comrades or simply celebrate another day of surviving in Sin City. Comes packaged in a full-color box. (Item #MAR141950, SRP $5.99)

Sin City Movie Logo Pint Glass
A Diamond Select Toys Release! From Old Town to the Projects, from the Tar Pits to the Docks, drink deep of Sin City in this traditional pint glass. Branded with the Sin City movie logo, you'll feel like you're bellying to the bar with Marv himself. Whether you're in need of a pint of courage or you've lost a pint of oil, this will bring you back up to level! Comes packaged in a full-color box. (Item #MAR141954, SRP $9.99)

Sin City Kadie’s Club Pecos Shot Glass
A Diamond Select Toys Release! There are good shots and bad shots, but this is the best kind of shot! The dancers will look even prettier when you're drinking out of this 2 oz. shot glass featuring the logo of Kadie's Club Pecos, a popular watering hole in Sin City. Comes packaged in a full-color box.
(Item #MAR141953, SRP $5.99)

Sin City Kadie’s Club Pecos Pint Glass
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Getting over a bad break-up or an unsuccessful hit? What better way to drown your sorrows than in a pint glass emblazoned with the logo of Kadie's Club Pecos? Just the sight of the Kadie's logo (plus whatever's in your glass) is enough to cheer the sorriest soul. Tip the bartender, or else. Comes packaged in a full-color box. (Item #MAR141952, SRP $9.99)


Sin City Movie Logo Poker Set
A Diamond Select Toys Release! When the chips are down, sometimes you've gotta bluff. Play the hand you're dealt with this set of poker chips sporting the Sin City logo, packaged with a deck of playing cards inside a silver carrying case. It'll make you feel like you're betting for your life in the backrooms of Old Town! Lady Luck not included. (Item #MAR141955, SRP $99.99)



Sin City Movie Monopoly Board Game
A Diamond Select Toys Release! In Sin City, it takes more than a roll of the dice to make a monopoly – you also need some muscle. But now you can run the joint with this official Sin City Movie edition of the classic Monopoly board game! The all-new board features all of Sin City's most dangerous locations, and this edition includes unique, movie-specific game pieces, as well as guards that can be purchased in place of hotels. Buy up properties, and man them with goons to keep them safe! Comes packaged in a full-color box.  (Item #MAR141956, SRP $39.99)

Pre-order these items at your local comic shop, or in the all-new DST Store!