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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
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Ask DST #252: Revenge of Minimates!

We’re back, with an all-new (and all-huge!) Ask DST with Diamond Select Toys president DSTChuck. This time around, Chuck answers some big questions about tiny 2-inch Minimates! Some of the longer questions have been edited a bit to save space on the Internet, and some of the answers are brief for purposes of mysteriousness, but every question gets answered! If yours isn’t here, check back on the next Minimates go-round! Continue reading
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Exclusive Marvel Select Spider-Man vs. Electro Figure Set Available Now at Marvelshop.com!

In 1964, The Amazing Spider-Man #9 hit comic book racks, pitting the newly minted superhero against the man who would become one of his most legendary foes: Electro! For 50 years, the electricity-wielding supervillain has gone up against Spider-Man, by himself and as a member of the Sinister Six. And while his costume has occasionally changed – most notably in this summer’s movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – the original, iconic lightning-bolt suit has repeatedly returned to the comics page. Now, Diamond Select Toys has teamed up with marvelshop.com to create an exclusive box set featuring Spidey and Electro in their classic outfits! Continue reading
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Batman, Buck Rogers and the Borg are in the September Issue of Previews!

The new issue of Previews is making its way to comic shops, and Diamond Select Toys has another diverse array of amazing merchandise in its pages! Pre-orders open today for ten new items, including banks, bottle openers, retro figures, Minimates and silicone trays, from license like Aliens, Batman, Buck Rogers, Godzilla, Kill Bill, Marvel, My Little Pony, Star Trek and Universal Monsters! It’s the best of all worlds! Pre-order your favorites today through your local comic shop or your favorite online retailer! Continue reading
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Ask DST #251: Marvel Ad Infinitum!

Questions! In the Mighty Marvel Manner! You’ve got inquiries about our Marvel Select figures (and also our Marvel Retro figures!), and the president of Diamond Select Toys, DSTChuck, has answers. You may not like the answers, but they are the best answers we have! (WARNING: Contains wish lists.) Continue reading
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Guardians of the Galaxy Gets New Minimates at Toys “R” Us!

One of the most highly anticipated Marvel movies to date, Guardians of the Galaxy, is in movie theaters now, and response has been so great that a sequel is already in the works for 2017! The newest series of Marvel Minimates based on the film is getting a great response as well, and it is currently available in Toys “R” Us stores, with an exclusive Minimate not available anywhere else! Continue reading
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In Stores This Week: Batman and Robin, Bluntman and Chronic, Spider-Man and Sin City!

Diamond Select Toys just made a bunch of new reveals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, and now it’s time for a bunch of new releases! Comic shops and specialty stores across North America are getting in a truckload of new items from DST, and we’ve got a full list of what’s shipping, including Select figures from Sin City and Spider-Man, busts and bottle openers from Batman, and a Minimates box set from Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back! If you’ve been waiting for these as long as we have, the long wait is over! Pick them up or order them through your local comic shop! Continue reading
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Ask DST #250: A Milestone in Miscellaneous!

After a slight delay as we planned for this week’s San Diego Comic-Con, we here at Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are proud to present the 250th installment of Ask DST, with answers to your questions provided by DST president DSTChuck himself! Usually, you have to give Chuck a cookie to get him to spill his secrets, but for 250 columns now, he has opened the floodgates of hope, truth and disappointment so that fans might better know what goes on behind the doors of DST. This week’s batch of miscellaneous questions may be small, but they have a lot of heart! Continue reading
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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
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Another San Diego Comic-Con, Two More Great Panels with DST!

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/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 the fans! Continue reading