Jessica Alba’s Sin City Select Action Figure is in Stores Now!

In 2004, Art Asylum made the first action figures of Jessica Alba for her TV show Dark Angel. Now, ten years later, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum have revisited the iconic actress for another figure, based on her role as Nancy in the Sin City movies!

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With the newest installment in theaters, this all-new assortment of black-and-white figures is available now at comic shops and specialty stores, and we thought we’d show off Nancy in some new action photos! Sculpted by Jean St. Jean and possessing over 16 points of articulation, this figure can strike a wide array of poses, just like Nancy did on stage at Kadie’s Club Pecos.

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Order your Nancy figure, along with Marv and Hartigan, at Diamondselecttoys.com, or your favorite online retailer, or find your local comic shop at the Comic Shop Locator,http://bit.ly/findcomicshop!

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SDCC: Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum

San Diego is the city so nice they gave it one name and decided to stick with it. But for one week out of every year, it unofficially becomes known as “Geek Paradise!” As the team at Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are all geeks themselves, they are happy to announce that they will once again be setting up a booth at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 24-27, and hosting two panels for their fans!

Come by booth #2607 to check out the newest products, pick up the various exclusives, and fill some holes in your collection from the DST store! Build your own Minimate at the Build-A-Minimate booth, and pick up posters of original Marvel, Sin City and Jay & Silent Bob Minimates artwork that will be handed out throughout the weekend. Then come to two panels spotlighting DST’s upcoming releases!

Minimates Mini-Figures: From Marvel to Clerks to TMNT!
Saturday, 1:30-2:30, Room 8
Minimates may be tiny, but 2014 may be their biggest year yet! Diamond Select Toys President Chuck Terceira, prototype painter Jason Wires and Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat will discuss what’s coming up for the popular 2-inch mini-figure line, including new series based on Marvel Comics, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Guardians of the Galaxy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Godzilla, The Walking Dead, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Clerks, Sin City, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Pathfinder, Aliens and more! Check out new photos and artwork, sit in on a Q&A session, and stick around for a Minimates prize drawing at the end of the panel!

Diamond Select Toys: The Best of All Worlds
Sunday, 3:00-4:00, Room 7AB
The creative minds at Diamond Select Toys are known for their diverse product lines, from 7-inch Select action figures to electronic vehicles to role-play items to vinyl banks. With Minimates represented elsewhere, the DST team will attempt to cover every non-Minimates item they have coming up, from such brands as Marvel Comics, Sin City, Godzilla, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Batman, The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Star Trek, Universal Monsters, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Clerks, Lost in Space, Aliens and more! Panelists will include Diamond Select Toys President Chuck Terceira, Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat and prototype painter Jason Wires. They’ll also hold a Q&A, announce a brand-new product line, and hold a prize drawing at the end of the panel!

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Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics and Diamond Select Toys Partner on Tomb Raider Minimates

Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics and Diamond Select Toys Partner on Tomb Raider Minimates

On March 5th, Square Enix launched Tomb Raider, which stars one of the world’s most popular video game characters, Lara Croft. The game tells her origin story, and depicts her journey from untried and untested 21-year-old to hardened survivor. To mark this new vision of a global icon, Diamond Select Toys have teamed up with developer Crystal Dynamics to create a line of Tomb Raider Minimates for their long-running toyline.

Currently in its 11th year, Minimates are a 2-inch block figure line that has encompassed dozens of brands, from the Avengers to the Ghostbusters to the Expendables. With 14 points of articulation and a ton of extra parts and accessories, Minimates offer a full play experience in a very compact package, and the world of Tomb Raider will take Minimates into unexplored territory when the first series of figures is released this summer.

The first series will have two overlapping assortments, one at Toys “R” Us and the other at comic shops and specialty stores, with a total of 12 different Minimates, to collect. A two-pack of Lara Croft with Molotov Scavenger will be available at all outlets, as will a “Battle Distressed” Lara with Armored Scavenger. Specialty stores and comic shops will also get two exclusive two-packs, in which Lara’s mentor Roth and Priest Malik are each paired with a top-secret character from the game. Finally, Toys “R’ Us will get their own exclusive sets, one an army-building pair of Scavengers, the other an army-building pair of mystery opponents.

Each two-pack will come with character-specific accessories, ranging from weapons to cell phones to Molotov cocktails all based on items that appear in the game itself. Look for the figures to arrive on store shelves this summer. Comic shops that can pre-order the specialty assortment can be found at comicshoplocator.com.

ABOUT DIAMOND SELECT TOYS Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC, was founded in 1999 by sister company Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. Envisioned to create unique and exciting collectibles for children and adults alike, the company has licensed a variety of pop culture properties to be turned into merchandise. With partners such as Marvel Studios, Microsoft, Universal Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, MGM and Sony Pictures, Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles produces a large range of products based on a wide variety of properties, and is headquartered in Timonium, MD. For more information, visit www.diamondselecttoys.com and www.artasylum.com

ABOUT MINIMATES In 2007, Diamond Select Toys acquired select assets of the New York based Art Asylum, creators of the global Minimates brand. Minimates have been recognized as the #1 selling block figure in the world and were the first toys ever to be inducted into the ToyFare Hall of Fame in 2007. They recently celebrated their 10th anniversary, and 2013 will mark ten years of Minimates based on Marvel Comics. For more information, visit www.minimates.com

About TOMB RAIDER The Tomb Raider franchise has sold over 35 million copies worldwide and inspired one of the most successful video game film adaptations in history, grossing over $300 million at the global box office with protagonist Lara Croft® becoming a contemporary global icon. TOMB RAIDER® is in development for a multi-platform release, and is slated to launch March 5, 2013.?

About Square Enix Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/na/ .

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Invincible’s Atom Eve Joins the Femme Fatales Statue Line!

Springing from the pages of the Image/Skybound comic book Invincible, it’s Atom Eve! Samantha Wilkins, the matter-manipulating heroine created by Robert Kirkman will join her fellow comic-book beauties Dawn, Kabuki, Lady Death and more in the Femme Fatales statue line. Depicted soaring into action with her signature energy effect, this Jean St. Jean-crafted PVC statue of Invincible’s love interest stands 9 inches tall and will come packaged in a window box. Pre-order today at your local comic shop or favorite online retailer! Coming summer 2013!

Visit comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest comic shop, and check out the full line-up of Femme Fatales here! Get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter!

 

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Ghostbusters Light-Up Firehouse Mini-Statue Coming Soon!

The light-up Ghostbusters statue line continues with the famous Ghostbusters firehouse! Lit from within like someone just shut down the containment grid, this 7-inch mini-statue is the perfect accessory for any Ghostbusters fan’s desk, and has been deemed safe for indoor use by the Evironmental Protection Agency. Faithfully re-creating the iconic landmark, it stands atop a Ghostbusters logo-adorned base, and runs on two AAA batteries (included). But it’s limited to only 1,984 pieces, so pre-order today at your local comic shop! Still available: Slimer, Terror Dog and Mr. Stay-Puft!

Visit comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest comic shop, and check out the full line-up of Femme Fatales here! Get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter!

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Iron Man 3 to Get Top-Secret Marvel Select Figures and Minimates in 2013

 

The third Iron Man movie is almost upon us, and the trailers are promising plenty of action and drama. Well, Diamond Select is promising toys! Not only will there be two new movie-based figures coming to the popular 7-inch-scale Marvel Select toy line, there will also be an assortment of Marvel Minimates, the 2-inch mini-figure line that’s celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013!

This spring, collectors will have a chance to pick up Marvel Select figures of Iron Man in his new armor, as well as War Machine in his new “Iron Patriot” paint scheme. Each figure will stand over 7 inches tall and feature 16 points of articulation, as well as an interchangeable unmasked head of Tony Stark and James “Rhodey” Rhodes, respectively. Both will be packaged in the famous Marvel Select shelf-ready packaging, with character artwork on the spine. Images of the toys are under wraps until a later date, but you can pre-order them now, or keep checking our Facebook page for updates.

Like your toys a little smaller? The newest assortment of movie-based Minimates (designed by Art Asylum) will include two 2-packs shared between comic shops and Toys “R” Us, Iron Man with the Mandarin and Iron Patriot with a top-secret figure. It will also include two specialty store-exclusive sets, War Machine with Maya Hansen and Aldrich Killian with Cowboy Tony Stark, as well as two TRU-exclusive sets to be revealed later! We can’t show any of them to you, but we can say that each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accessories. Pre-order the specialty assortment today at your local comic shop, and be on the lookout for photos!

Visit comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest comic shop, and check out the full line-up of DST’s Marvel products here! Get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter!

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Lenore the cute little dead girl statute

Don’t let her cuteness fool you — Lenore is not to be trifled with. Nor is she to be talked down to, lied to, threatened, annoyed, spoken to or looked at. Any one of those things is punishable by Lenore removing your kneecaps. Which is why we’re content to observe Lenore from behind the sturdy plastic window of her packaging. This 7-inch PVC statue of the undead cult-favorite comic book character is due out later this month, and you can see the boxed production piece below!

Pre-order the statue at your local comic shop or favorite online toy store, and be on the lookout for the Lenore Vinyl Bust Bank in early 2013!

Visit comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest comic shop, and get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter!

 

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Marvel Select,Munsters and more

The holidays are fast approaching, and you can check off a couple more people on your shopping list by heading to your local comic shop for New Toy Day! In addition to case assortments of their Marvel Select Storm action figure, Diamond Select Toys is shipping three more brand-new items to stores that would be perfect for the TV or comic geek on your list.

The Munsters Munster Koach 1:15 Electronic Vehicle Fans of ’60s television rejoice, because this 1/15 scale replica of the Munster family Koach has arrived! From the popular TV show The Munsters, the half-hot rod and half-hearse designed by auto legend George Barris measures 14 inches long and features working lights and sounds from the show, including a revving engine and squealing tires! With fully detailed moving parts, you’ll find yourself humming the theme song every time you look at it. This kar is a klassic!

Marvel Minimates Venom Through the Ages Box Set (Previews Exclusive) It’s time to form a symbiotic relationship with your local comic shop! Why? Because that’s the only place you can get the this box set of Marvel Minimates focusing on the symbiote-wearing anti-hero known as Venom. This Previews-exclusive 4-pack includes Classic Venom, She-Venom, Transformation Venom and Flash Thompson as Venom. Each Minimate stands 2 tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accessories. Set comes packed on a blister card.

Star Trek Retro Cloth Mirror Universe Kirk & Spock DST’s popular line of classically styled 8″ figures returns to Star Trek: The Original Series! This assortment depicts Kirk and Spock in their mirror-universe looks from the classic episode “Mirror, Mirror.” Both feature real cloth costumes in the retro 1970s style, as well as episode-specific accessories and facial hair! Designed and Sculpted by EMCE Toys!

Visit comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest comic shop, and get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter!

 

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Star Trek Bird of Prey Ship Packaging is Finally Uncloaked

The wait for new electronic Star Trek ships from Diamond Select Toys has been a long one, spanning countless eons and galaxies. But a treaty has been signed, and the new ships have at last begun their voyage home from the factory! Due out by the end of 2012, the Klingon Bird of Prey can be seen here in its packaged glory, complete with “Try Me” button so you can check out the movie-accurate lights and sounds. If you haven’t already, reserve yours at your local comic shop or favorite online retailer today!

Visit comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest comic shop, and get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter!

The Disney Store Rings Out the Year with Three Marvel Select Exclusives!

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Marvel toy collectors just got another reason to put the nearest Disney Store in their GPS. After partnering with Diamond Select Toys on four exclusive Marvel Select Avengers figures and two exclusive Amazing Spider-Man movie figures, the Disney Store has teamed up with DST yet again, to deliver three new Marvel Select figures that collectors will be dying to own!

The first figure (available now) is the Savage Hulk, a new, modern Hulk based on artist Marc Silvestri’s rendering of the character in recent issues of the Incredible Hulk from Marvel Comics. Depicting a more intelligent version of the Hulk than previous Select offerings, this figure was sculpted by frequent Marvel Select contributor Jean St. Jean, and stands over 9 inches tall with 16 points of articulation.

The next figure is the Lizard, the longtime foe of Spider-Man and his opponent in this past summer’s Amazing Spider-Man movie. While the Marvel Select line has given us the Lizard as he appeared in the film, this all-new sculpt by Gabriel Marquez (who did MS Magneto) is the line’s first rendering of Dr. Curt Connors based on his classic comic-book appearance. Sporting 16 points of articulation, including double-jointed knees, he stands over 8 inches tall (when not crouching to attack an innocent human) and comes with a New York City street display base.

The third new Marvel Select figure is Flash Thompson as Venom! Flash Thompson is not only the latest host to wear the Venom symbiote, he’s also the one with the most training. A decorated soldier before he lost his legs in the Middle East, Flash uses the Venom suit to undertake dangerous missions for the government, and to complete his missing limbs. This 7-inch figure, also by St. Jean, comes with two weapons and 16 points of articulation and comes packaged with a wreckage-strewn display base.

All of these figures come packaged in the famous bookshelf-ready Select packaging, but for those of you just starting your Marvel Select collection, both the Lizard and Venom will also come packaged in the first-ever Marvel Select box set! The Spider-Man: Fearsome Foes box set includes Spider-Man, Lizard, Venom and the Green Goblin, and this set, like the individual figures, is only available at the Disney Store, as well as at marvelstore.com and disneystore.com. Look for them this holiday season!

Savage Hulk listing at MarvelStore.com:

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