Blog posts of '2015' 'December'

Ring in the New Year at Your Comic Shop with New Items from DST!

The holidays are nearly over, but Diamond Select Toys still has a few more toys to deliver! On December 30th, your local comic shop will get in a sack full of goodies, allowing you to kick off 2016 with new items from iZombie, X-Files, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Back to the Future, Batman: The Animated Series, Marvel Comics, Back to the Future, The Nightmare Before Christmas and H.P. Lovecraft! Read on for more info, then reserve yours at your local comic shop!

Back to the Future 30th Ann. 2015 Minimates Box Set

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time for Minimates to go back to the future! DST is revisiting their popular Back to the Future Minimates mini-figure line, with new box sets featuring never-before-made characters! First up is a brand new set from 2015, featuring three all-new characters ­­-- Griff Tannen, Marlene McFly and Marty McFly, Jr. -- plus a new figure of two-tie-wearing Marty McFly, Sr.! Each Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and interchangeable parts and accessories, including Griff’s Pit Bull hoverboard. Packaged in a full-color blister card. Designed by Art Asylum! (Item #JUL152197, SRP: $19.99)

Back to the Future Minimates 30th Ann. Hill Valley 2015 Box Set (Item #JUL152197, SRP: $19.99)

Batman Animated Series Poison Ivy Resin Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Itching to expand on your bust collection? DST is seeding their Batman: The Animated Series line with a brand-new bust of Poison Ivy, the Batman villainess with a soft spot for plants! Dr. Pamela Isley is the third bust in the series, allowing her to team up with Harley Quinn against Batman himself! Capturing Bruce Timm’s timeless design in three dimensions, this approximately 6” tall bust of the bellicose botanist sits atop a decorative base inspired by the show and comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Limited to 3,000 pieces! (Item #JUL152193, SRP: $59.99)

Batman The Animated Series Poison Ivy Resin Bust (Item #JUL152193, SRP: $59.99)

Cthulhu Idol Glow-in-the-Dark Vinyl Bank

A Diamond Select Toys release! In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming… and glowing! This new, glow-in-the-dark vinyl bank of the Old God Cthulhu, as described in the stories of H.P. Lovecraft, measures approximately 8 inches tall and is cast in a glowing material that is recharged in sunlight. Bring him along when exploring the tunnels beneath the Mountains of Madness, or even the sunken city of R’lyeh! Packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Eli Livingston! (Item #FEB158317, SRP: $22.99)

Cthulhu Idol Glow-in-the-Dark Vinyl Bank (Item #FEB158317, SRP: $22.99)

 

iZombie TV Liv Moore Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! You only Liv twice! As a doctor who became a zombie, Liv Moore is the focus of the hit CW show iZombie, in which she solves crimes by eating the brains (and memories) of the victims. And now she’s the newest action figure from Diamond Select Toys! Sculpted in a 7” scale, this Liv Moore action figure includes an interchangeable chopsticks-holding hand, as well as a pipe, coffee cup, hot sauce bottle, and a delicious brain casserole. The figure features approximately 16 points of articulation, and comes packaged on a blister card. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #AUG152313, SRP: $19.99)
iZombie TV Liv Moore Action Figure (Item #AUG152313, SRP: $19.99)

Marvel Captain America’s Shield Gelatin Mold

A Diamond Select Toys release! When Captain America throws his mighty shield, there’s gelatin for everyone! No other dessert will dare oppose a delicious gelatin made using this plastic mold in the shape of Cap’s shield. Measuring approximately 10 inches in diameter, snacktime at Avengers Mansion just got a lot more awesome! Packaged in a full-color window box. Not for use in the oven. (Item #SEP152160, SRP: $15.00)

Marvel Captain America’s Shield Gelatin Mold (Item #SEP152160, SRP: $15.00)

Marvel Retro Thor Action Figure Limited Edition Gift Set

A Diamond Select Toys release! Forsooth, the Odinson approacheth! Capturing Marvel’s God of Thunder in all his 1970s glory, this retro-style action figure set features a cloth-costumed Thor just as he looked when he was released by the Mego Corporation in his first action figure appearance! With his hammer, helmet, and long golden hair, Thor comes packaged inside a vintage-style window box. Thor also comes with two extra heads and outfits to change into his alter ego, Dr. Donald Blake, as well as a more modern take on the hero, complete with an updated hammer. All are packaged in a display-ready gift tray. Limited to 3,000 sets! Designed and Sculpted by EMCE Toys! (Item #JUL152207, SRP: $80.00)

Marvel Retro Cloth Thor Action Figure Limited Edition Gift Set (Item #JUL152207, SRP: $80.00)

Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates Series 2 Foil Bag Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! Who says Christmas can only come once a year? This all-new assortment of Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates features eight new blind-bagged figures, including The Pumpkin King, Santa Claus, Santa Jack, the Easter Bunny, Zero, new versions of Jack and Sally, and a rare, one-per-case glowing Zero! There’s a full set in every case of 18 foil bags, and each Minimates mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation as well as interchangeable parts. Designed by Art Asylum! (Item #JUL152204, SRP: $5.99/ea.)

Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates Series 2 Foil Bag Asst. (Item #JUL152204, SRP: $5.99/ea.)

Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare Select Deluxe Yeti Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! Are the Plants winning in your Plants vs. Zombies toy collection? Even the odds a little with DST’s deluxe action figure of the Zombies’ secret weapon, the Yeti! Measuring approximately 8 inches tall, this oversized Zombie comrade features multiple points of articulation, and comes packaged in the famous Select-style packaging, perfect for display or storage, with reference artwork on the spine. (Item #JUN152101, SRP: $24.99)

Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare Select Deluxe Yeti Figure (Item #JUN152101, SRP: $24.99)

X-Files Minimates Modern Mulder & Scully 2-Pack

A Diamond Select Toys release! Mulder and Scully are returning to TV in an all-new mini-series, and this Minimates 2-pack captures the pair in their all-new looks! These Minimates mini-figures of FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are based on their 2016 reunion show, and depict Mulder in his unshaven appearance, and Scully with her new hairstyle. Each mini-figure measures approximately 2 inches tall, with 14 points of articulation, and like all Minimates, their parts and accessories are fully interchangeable. Set includes weapons, badge hand and display bases, packaged in a full-color blister card. Designed by Art Asylum. (Item #OCT152185, SRP: $9.99)

X-Files Minimates Modern Mulder & Scully 2-Pack (Item #OCT152185, SRP: $9.99)

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide from Diamond Select Toys!

It’s getting pretty late in the game, but there’s still time to shop locally for that last-minute gift idea! Luckily, Diamond Select Toys is shipping a whole variety of new products to comic shops nationwide on Wednesday, December 23rd! This week’s New Toy Day sees the arrival of products from Aliens, Marvel, Back to the Future, The Muppets, Batman: The Animated Series, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Godzilla, Tarot, and Universal Monsters! Read on for details, then find your nearest comic shop at comicshoplocator.com, and see what they have in stock!


Aliens Minimates

The game is not over, man! DST returns to the world of the classic 1986 action movie Aliens with an all-new assortment of 2-packs, including include Pvt. Vasquez with Pvt. Hudson, Jumpsuit Ripley with Newt, Pvt. Frost with Burning Alien and a rare, one-per-case set that has Pvt. Crowe with Attacking Alien and Eggs! Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts and accessories. And if you’re ready to level up, you can get two deluxe-sized sets containing two deluxe-sized Minimates! Ripley’s Power Loader comes with Ripley and a Battle-Damaged Alien Warrior, while the Queen Alien comes with Bishop (who can be impaled on her tail) and an Alien Warrior. Plus, both sets come with Alien eggs, facehuggers and chestbursters!

Aliens Minimates 2-Packs Series 2 Asst. (Item #JUN152094, SRP: $9.99/ea.)

Aliens Minimates Deluxe Power Loader & Alien Queen Asst. (Item #JUL152206, SRP: $14.99/ea.)

 


Back to the Future

Is it hot? No, it’s ice cold! DST revisits their bestselling Electronic 1:15 Scale Time Machine from Back to the Future in a new, 30th Anniversary edition box set! Having just arrived in our time from 1985, this Version 1 Time Machine features lights and sounds, plus a thin coating of “frost” over its entire surface, to replicate the effects of time travel. Bonus accessories include flaming tire tracks, a license plate you can pose like it’s spinning, and a case of plutonium! (Not actual plutonium.) Set comes packaged in a full-color window box.

Back to the Future Iced Time Machine Collector Set (Item #JUL152196, SRP: $59.99)

 

Batman: The Animated Series

Gotham City’s gorgeous guardian is the next Femme Fatales PVC Statue to come out of Batman: The Animated Series! Based on Bruce Timm’s timeless designs, this 9-inch scale statue depicts Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon, in full crimefighting mode, and is the perfect addition to your Femme Fatales statue collection. And the line continues when Batgirl is joined by the Clown Princess of Crime, Harley Quinn! This 9” scale PVC statue captures the Joker’s partner-in-crime standing on top of the Bat-signal after defacing it with a can of spray paint! That oughta impress Mr. J! Also available: Supergirl and Poison Ivy! (Item #JUL152194, SRP: $45.00)

Batman The Animated Series Femme Fatales Batgirl PVC Statue (Item #JUN152097, SRP: $45.00)
Batman The Animated Series Femme Fatales Harley Quinn PVC Statue (Item #JUL152194, SRP: $45.00)

 

Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose

The original Tarot Femme Fatales statues were some of DST’s most popular ever, so DST is reteaming with Broadsword Comics for an all-new take on the titular enchantress and her sister! Featuring entirely new sculpts, these PVC figures of Tarot and Raven Hex measure approximately 9 inches tall atop open-book display bases, which combine to form the full tome. Raven includes a sword and her pet cat Pooka, while Raven comes with the goblin Mudwart. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box.

Femme Fatales Raven Hex 15th Anniversary PVC Figuree (Item #JUL152209, SRP: $45.00)
Femme Fatales Tarot 15th Anniversary PVC Figure Item #JUN152099, SRP: $45.00)
 

Godzilla

Whether you be a friend, foe, or Godzilla himself, beware the coming of Rodan! The giant winged pteranodon began his film career as a threat to Godzilla and the world, but since then has become one of Godzilla’s occasional allies, battling invaders from outer space to protect his home planet. This 8” vinyl bank is based on Rodan’s appearance in 1993’s Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla II, and has a wingspan of 10 inches! With a coin slot on the back and a removable head, the recipient will be able to save their change for the next Godzilla bank release!

Godzilla Classic Rodan 1993 Vinyl Figural Bank (Item #JUN152102, SRP: $29.99)

 

Justice League

Know someone who always wanted to join the Green Lantern Corps, but couldn’t afford the gear? Now you can save the galaxy and save some green at the same time! This nearly 12” tall vinyl bank is designed after the Green Lantern power battery seen in the Justice League animated series, but with a coin slot on top and an access door in the base, making this more than just your average prop replica. It’s just like a real power battery, except instead of storing energy, it stores your change! Packaged in a clear polybag.

Justice League Animated Green Lantern Battery Vinyl Bank (Item #JUN152104, SRP: $29.99)

 

Marvel Select

Based on the character's earliest appearances, this all-new Savage Hulk action figure wears the tattered outfit that harkens back to his origins, when nuclear scientist Dr. Bruce Banner was caught in an atomic blast and first transformed from a man into a monster. Sculpted by superstar Marvel Select sculptor Gabriel Marquez, this Hulk figure stands approximately 9 3/4" inches tall with 14 points of articulation. He comes packaged in oversized Select-style packaging, perfect for display or storage, with reference artwork on the spine.

Marvel Select Savage Hulk Action Figure (Item #JUN152106, SRP: $24.99)

 

Muppets Minimates

For the Muppet fan in your life, which should really include everyone, it’s the launch of a new Minimates mini-figure line! This first series of two-packs features the Muppet Show’s greatest stars, including Kermit with Miss Piggy, Fozzie with Scooter, Gonzo with the Swedish Chef, and Stunt Show Gonzo with a “Batter-Damaged” Swedish Chef. Each Minimates mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation, as well as interchangeable parts and accessories. Each two-pack is packaged on a full-color blister card.

Muppets Minimates Series 1 Two-Pack Asst. (Item #JUL152202, SRP: $9.99/ea.)
 

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The beautiful creation of Dr. Finkelstein, Sally now has her very own coffin to relax in! The star of Tim Burton’s stop-motion masterpiece, The Nightmare Before Christmas, this 16-inch tall doll of Sally is a must for any loved one who embodies the spirit of Halloween. With a fully articulated body and a real cloth costume, this exacting re-creation of the classic Sally figure will rest comfortably in her coffin-shaped window box until the times comes for her to rise once again! Limited to 1993 pieces!

Nightmare Before Christmas Sally Coffin Doll Limited Edition (Item #JUL152205, SRP: $49.99)
 

Universal Monsters

For the monster kid in your life! Not seen since the first series of Universal Monsters Select action figures back in 2010, the Mummy and the Wolf Man return in all-new editions, completely resculpted by Jean St. Jean with approximately 16 points of articulation, as well as all-new diorama bases depicting the inside of an Egyptian temple and the ruins of a tomb, respectively! Plus, the newest original monster character from DST is none other than Lucy Westenra, the would-be bride of Dracula turned vampire hunter. Each figure comes packaged in the famous Select-style display packaging, with spine artwork for easy shelf reference.

Universal Monsters Select Mummy Version 2 Action Figure (Item #MAY152180, SRP: $24.99)

Universal Monsters Select Wolfman Version 2 Action Figure (Item #MAY152179, SRP: $24.99)

Monster Hunter Lucy Westenra Select Action Figure (Item #MAY152181, SRP: $24.99)

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New DST Items Coming Summer 2016: iZombie, Muppets, X-Files & More!

Another issue of Previews is out, and it's full of new items coming your way from Diamond Select Toys! Characters from iZombie, The Muppets, X-Files, Marvel, My Little Pony, Batman, Back to the Future and more are now up for pre-order, in the form of action figures, Minimates, banks, busts and even cookie jars! Read on for more info, and pre-order at your local comic shop, or here at diamondselecttoys.com!

Batman The Animated Series Batman Vinyl Bust Bank

A Diamond Select Toys release! The battle for the loose change of Gotham City has begun! This approximately 8” vinyl bust of Batman, as he appears in Batman: The Animated Series, is actually a bank, with a coin slot in the back and an access door in the base. But it features detailed sculpting and exacting paint details that make it look like a high-end collectible! With Batman, Robin, The Joker, Harley Quinn and the Batmobile now available as vinyl banks, there’s never been a safer place in Gotham City to keep your money! Packaged in a clear polybag. (Item #DEC152118, SRP: $22.99)

Batman The Animated Series Robin Resin Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Batman needs his Robin, and so does your bust collection! Dick Grayson, the original Robin, is the latest addition to DST’s line of busts based on Batman: The Animated Series. Posed triumphantly atop a pedestal base, he’ll fit right in on your shelf, next to Batman and his rogues! Measuring approximately 5.5” tall, Robin comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity, and is limited to 3,000 pieces. (Item #DEC152119, SRP: $59.99)

Back to the Future BTTF 30th Anniversary Minimates 1885 Box Set

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time to go back in time… again! The newest 30th Anniversary Minimates box set based on the Back to the Future trilogy takes you all the way back to 1885! Four new Minimates, including Celebration Marty with his pistol and pie plate, Festival Doc Brown with the framed photo, and two never-before made characters – Clara with her telescope and Seamus McFly with Marty’s gun and belt! Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts. Set comes packaged on a full-color blister card. (Item #DEC152115, SRP: $24.99)

iZombie Liv Moore Full On Zombie Mode PX Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! The iZombie action figure just got a power-up! This Previews-exclusive variant on DST’s action figure of Liv Moore from iZombie features Liv in full-on zombie mode, with red eyes, veiny skin and a mad-on for some brains. Based on the hit CW TV show, this 7-inch scale figure includes interchangeable hands and accessories, and comes packaged on a full-color blister card. Only available at comic shops and specialty stores! (Item #DEC152114, SRP: $19.99)

Justice League Animated Green Lantern Battery Metal Bottle Opener

A Diamond Select Toys release! Let those who need a drink tonight, call on the power of Green Lantern’s light! This 4” sculpted metal bottle opener is in the shape of Green Lantern’s power battery from the Justice League Animated Series, and will remove a bottle cap almost as fast as you can think about it. Plus, magnets on the back keep it locked to your refrigerator so you don’t have to wait to recharge! Packaged in a full-color slipcase. (Item #DEC152120, SRP: $18.00)

Nightmare Before Christmas Femme Fatales Sally PVC Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! She’s no nightmare! This static vinyl figure of Sally from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas depicts the shy, stitched-together girl holding her basket of food on a stony path in Halloween Town. With a detailed sculpt and exacting paint applications, this approximately 9” scale figure is in scale with other Femme Fatales statues. Packaged in a full-color window box. (Item #DEC152124, SRP: $45.00)

Marvel Femme Fatales Captain Marvel PVC Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Prepare to marvel at the new series of Femme Fatales PVC figures based on the heroines of the Marvel Universe! DST’s Marvel Femme Fatales line kicks off with none other than Captain Marvel herself, the heroine who lives up to her name alongside the Avengers, as well as on her own, thanks to her alien-derived super-powers. This static plastic figure of Carol Danvers is in 9” scale, and features a detailed sculpt and an exacting paint process. She comes packaged in a full-color window box, and will soon be joined by more of the women – and men – of the Marvel Universe! Sculpted by Alejandro Pereira! (Item #DEC152122, SRP: $45.00)

Muppets Minimates Two-Packs Series 2 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! The show must go on! The most sensational, inspirational, Muppet-tational Minimates line ever is back, with another assortment of Muppet characters! Series 2 includes four new two-packs – Reporter Kermit with Rowlf, Dr. Teeth with Animal, Statler with Waldorf and Crazy Harry with Mahna Mahna! Each 2-inch Minimates-mini-figure is fully poseable and fully interchangeable with other Minimates! A must-have for fans of the new TV hit or the old TV classic! Each two-pack is packaged on a full-color blister card. (Item #DEC152116, SRP: $9.99/2-pack)

Marvel Hulk Retro-Style Aurora 1/8 Scale Model Kit

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s a smash from the past! This model kit of the Hulk depicts the occasional Avenger in a full charge, racing across a rubble-strewn landscape. A reproduction of the original 1960s Hulk model kit by Aurora, this re-creation scales it up from 1/12 scale to 1/8 scale, making it nearly 11 inches tall! Assembly is required – simply glue the pieces and paint the figure, and this retro-style Hulk will be smashing his way across your desk in no time! Packaged in a full-color box with retro artwork. (Item #DEC152123, SRP: $34.99)

My Little Pony Trixie Vinyl Bank

A Diamond Select Toys release! Behold the great and powerful Trixie! Famous magician Trixie Lulamoon is the next vinyl bank in the My Little Pony series. With a detailed sculpt and paint, this cartoon-accurate rendering of Trixie is not only a beautiful collectible, it’s also a bank –your loose change will magically disappear into the coin slot in her base, and a hidden access door makes it re-appear when you need it! Now that’s magic! Packaged in a clear polybag. (Item #DEC152125, SRP: $22.99)

Predator Masked Vinyl Bust Bank

A Diamond Select Toys release! No more hunting for loose change! Simply keep this detailed bust of a masked Predator from the classic film in a convenient location, and the coin slot on his back will provide a handy place to leave your pennies and nickels, while the access door lets them out again. The detailed sculpt and exacting paint applications make this a high-quality collectible, as well as a fully functional bank! Approximately 8” tall. Packaged in a clear polybag. (Item #JUL148445, SRP: $22.99)

Superman The Animated Series Ceramic Logo Cookie Jar

A Diamond Select Toys release! You’ll feel more powerful than a locomotive every time you grab a cookie out of this cookie jar in the shape of Superman’s shield logo from Superman: The Animated Series! Measuring approximately 12” long, this ceramic cookie jar has a removable lid and holds plenty of your favorite Kryptonian treat. Packaged in a full-color box. (Item #DEC152121, SRP: $39.99)

X-Files Classic TV Minimates Series 1 Box Set

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s been almost 23 years since Agents Mulder and Scully began investigating strange phenomena, and now they’re one of the strangest phenomena of all! This Minimates box set includes 2-inch mini-figures of Mulder, Scully, Flukeman, and the Cigarette-Smoking Man with removable trenchcoat, all based on the original episodes, and each with 14 points of articulation. Packaged on a full-color blister card. (Item #DEC152117, SRP: $24.99)

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Star Trek TOS Retro Cloth Uhura & Mugato Action Figures Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! The 50th anniversary of Star Trek continues with our re-releases of two more classic 1970s Star trek figures! Uhura and the Mugato are exact reproductions of the original Mego figures, complete with Uhura’s tights, and the Mugato’s stylin’ outfit! Each 8” figure has a real cloth costume, and comes packaged in a re-closeable clamshell, so you can play with them and still keep them on the card! Accurately re-created by EMCE Toys! (Item #MAR084551, SRP: $19.99)