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11:00 AM on 07.25.2014

SDCC 2014: QMx

If you're a sci-fi fan, you should really know about QMx (Quantum Mechanix). Their entire existence is like a love letter to all of my favorite sci-fi TV franchises. At SDCC this year, the marquee features were two large scal...

Tianxiao Ma




Batman villains, ponies, and robots, oh my! DST's latest product listings photo
Batman villains, ponies, and robots, oh my! DST's latest product listings
by Scarecroodle

Diamond Select Toys' latest PREVIEWS offerings (now available for pre-order) inlcude a MLP:FIM Fluttershy vinyl bank, an electronic B9 robot, and the Frank Gorshin Riddler vinyl bank bust. In short, it's another mixed month.

Details after the jump.

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Watch(er) out for DST's collectibles in the July issue of Previews photo
Watch(er) out for DST's collectibles in the July issue of Previews
by Scarecroodle

Diamond Select Toys is preparing for an action-packed July with a slew of movie, comic, and cartoon-related collectibles to appear in the month's Previews magazine. Highlights include a NEW Femme Fatales Lady Death statue (US$45, not to be confused with the previously reviewed Femme Fatales Lady Death II), a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Minimates Blind Bag Series 1 Asst. (US$6 each), a totally wicked Walking Dead letter opener set (US$90), and more.

Personally I'm most excited about a reissue of DST's Marvel Select Uatu the Watcher. First released in 2005, he's one of those character who you'd never see other companies tackle and, as such, the original figure can be pretty expensive via the secondary market so it's a somewhat overdue second chance.

Be sure to check out the rest of the offerings, many of which are available for pre-order, in the press release or see their photos in the gallery.

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2:30 PM on 06.14.2014

Days of Future SDCCs Past! DST announces SDCC exclusives

Diamond Select Toys has announced its SDCC '14 exclusives which includes Minimates box set based on the original X-Men: Days of Future Past comic, a burning Godzilla vinyl bank bust, blood-splattered Marv, and more. Details after the jump.

Scarecroodle

11:59 PM on 03.08.2014

Tomopop LinkUP: Winter (Soldier) Blues

I know I've talked a lot about the terrible winter we've been experiencing so I don't want to spend a lot of time on that. I'll just quickly say that I have a feeling I'll be pulling weeds from my garden this year while it's ...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

6:30 PM on 01.08.2014

Hidemi Matsuzuka shows images of PAK Star Trek figures

We first saw Square Enix’s Star Trek Into Darkness PAK figures painted at NYCC. Now Hidemi Matsuzuka has taken to social media to share official images of Kirk and Spock. It’s interesting, the pictures of the fig...

Vanessa Cubillo

5:00 PM on 12.31.2013

DST goes to Infinity Gauntlet (bottle opener) and beyond

Diamond Select Toys' Infinity Gauntlet and Darth Vader bottle openers release this week. DST has also released a video highlighting upcoming releases that also includes a give-away. The Infinity Gauntlet bottle opener, previo...

Scarecroodle

9:00 PM on 12.08.2013

QMx Mirror Spock finds your lack of terror illogical

This Q-Pop Mirror Spock was at the QMx booth at SDCC as an exclusive, but now a limited supply is being made available for online orders. Representing the Terran Empire of another universe, this Spock has a decidedly more vic...

Tianxiao Ma



Tomopop Review: Minimates 'The Trouble with Tribbles' set photo
Tomopop Review: Minimates 'The Trouble with Tribbles' set
by Scarecroodle

Space: the final frontier to be filled up on your shelves. These are the voyages of the website Tomopop. Its ongoing mission: to explore strange new toy lines, to seek out new collectibles and new companies, to boldly let you know about really cool stuff.

One such cool line is Diamond Select Toys' Star Trek Minimates series, which recreates the characters and vehicles of the iconic Star Trek TV series in Minimate form. DST has released a few different USS Enterprise sets so far and the one we'll be looking at today is specifically based on the episode, "The Trouble with Tribbles," which introduced the concept of a tribble to both Star Trek and pop culture at large.

Full review after the jump.

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6:00 PM on 10.31.2013

ThunderCats and a new USS Enterprise Minimates in stores

Diamond Select Toys has announced that its Star Trek "The Cage" Enterprise Minimates Vehicle, ThunderCats Minimates series 4, and latest monster banks should be in stores this week. The monster banks (and a slew of other horr...

Scarecroodle

8:30 PM on 10.24.2013

Funko finally makes Supernatural Pop! figures

After nine years of being on TV, Funko is finally making Pop! figures of characters from the TV show, Supernatural. Yes, the Pop! treatment has been given to the demon hunting brothers, Sam and Dean. Sorry fans, there's no C...

Vanessa Cubillo





NYCC 2013: Square Enix - Comics/Movies photo
NYCC 2013: Square Enix - Comics/Movies
by Brian Szabelski

On the film and comic license side of things, Square Enix brought plenty of Play Arts Kai with them. The Spock and Kirk Star Trek Into Darkness figures were shown off in their painted forms for the first time, and we saw a few old friends like the two Xenomorph Play Arts Kai and RoboCop -

Wait ... hold the phone. There's more than one RoboCop there. In fact, there's three: the original one we saw at SDCC and both the gray/black and all-black versions from the upcoming reboot. I don't know how I feel about these, especially since RoboCop is a film that doesn't need a reboot ever and the trailer made me feel a bit sad.

Beyond that, the DC Variant line had painted versions of Aquaman, Wonder Woman and Superman at the show, along with Cyborg (who wasn't at SDCC), Batman, and the Supergirl prototype. Plus, throw in their previously released Arkham City, Man of Steel and Dark Knight Play Arts Kais, and you have yourself a pretty good summary of all things DC at Square Enix's booth. 

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