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2:00 PM on 07.18.2014

The future is only days away! DST releases SDCC-exclusive DOFP Minimates gallery

Diamond Select Toys has released a preview gallery, concept sheets, and more for its upcoming (days away!) SDCC-exclusive X-Men: Days of Future Past comic Minimate box set. The box set will be on sale for US$20 at booth #Boot...

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DST announces SDCC panel schedule, will be giving away posters photo
DST announces SDCC panel schedule, will be giving away posters
by Scarecroodle

Get ye to the DST booth! Diamond Select Toys will be giving away three free Minimates posters (see all three in the gallery) at booth #2607 during SDCC. Once you've been lured in by the promise of a free poster (or three), stay to check out DST's offerings for the coming year.

Are posters not your thing? DST will also be hosting its usual two panels, both with Q&As and giveaways at the end. The Minimates panel takes place on Saturday, July 26, from 1:30-2:30 in Room 8. DST President Chuck Terceira, artist Jason Wires, and marketing guru Zach Oat will be on hand to discuss what's coming up for the popular 2-inch mini-figure line. Will there be a second Godzilla Minimates box set? The answer might be at the panel.

For everybody else, DST's "The Best of All Worlds" panel is on Sunday, July 27, from 3:00-4:00, in Room 7AB. The panel will discuss all of the non-Minimates offerings, including the Marvel Select line, statues, busts, and so forth, in addition to apparently announcing a new toy line.

Be there or be square-bodied with a roundish head that may be flat on the top.

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Bluntman & Chronic Minimates to light up SDCC photo
Bluntman & Chronic Minimates to light up SDCC
by Scarecroodle

Bluntman and Chronic, the superheroic creations of director Kevin Smith, will be receiving a Toys "R" Us-exclusive Minimates 2-pack which will be sold exclusively at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343). If that sounds confusing, you might consider taking a few hits.

The figures feature new facial expressions and paint schemes that reflect the costumes worn in the Bluntman and Chronic comic book mini-series (previously featured in several of Kevin Smith's films). The pack will apparently be sold through the Entertainment Earth booth (where you can pick it up for US$10) because Toys "R" Us, who has the exclusivity, doesn't have its own booth at the show.

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5:00 PM on 06.08.2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Minimates spring into action in a photo gallery

Additional images of Diamond Select Toys' Captain America: The Winter Soldier Minimates have been turning up on the company's Facebook page but now, for the first time, these photos have been placed within one convenient albu...

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8:00 PM on 05.22.2014

DST puts the Minimates Infinity Box Set up to a vote

Diamond Select Toys is letting fans vote on who they want to see in the upcoming Toys "R" Us-exclusive Marvel's Infinity box set. There are six possible choices although only four will be made into Minimates. Collectors can s...

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5:30 PM on 05.07.2014

Spidey Minimates to get dangerous with Deadly Foes box set pre-orders

If your Minimate Spider-Man has been feeling particularly un-menaced lately, the upcoming "Deadly Foes of Spider-Man" box set might change all that. The Luke's Toy Store exclusive box set features Carnage, Doctor Octopus, Liz...

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7:00 PM on 05.01.2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1 to feature limited edition Minimates variant cover

Peter Parker is back in Amazing Spider-Man #1 (don't ask) and, to celebrate a return to the status quo, there will be a limited edition comic with a variant cover featuring a Minimate Electro fighting Spider-Man (apparently i...

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11:00 PM on 04.26.2014

C2E2 2014: Diamond Select Toys - Minimates

Diamond Select Toys has officially added the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to its immense library, in addition to showing off some new Marvel Minimates, Tarentino movie Minimates, those Godzilla Minimates, and so on.  The...

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4:00 PM on 04.25.2014

Diamond Select Toys is coming out with Godzilla Minimates

Godzilla is in the news everywhere now thanks to the new movie that will be coming out next month. It’s such a great time to be a fan! We’re seeing new figures from many companies like Bandai, NECA, and JAKKS Pac...

Vanessa Cubillo

5:00 PM on 03.02.2014

Preview Diamond Select Toys' upcoming Summer releases

After their attendance at last month's Toy Fair, fans of Diamond Select Toys are no doubt wondering when we will get more news on the goodies the company had on display. DST recently released additional information on many of...

Natalie Kipper

2:15 PM on 01.18.2014

In space nobody can hear you scream about Minimate Aliens

A product image of Diamond Select Toys' Aliens Minimates has shown up on io9. We saw some concept art during a panel at SDCC '13 and the figures themselves were on display at NYCC that same year. The first series of 2-packs i...

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6:00 PM on 01.16.2014

DST celebrates 10th anniv of Kill Bill with Minimates set

It’s actually been 10 years since Quentin Tarantino released Kill Bill in theaters. Time really goes by too fast. To commemorate this milestone, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are coming out with a special set of M...

Vanessa Cubillo