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Ghostbusters photo
I ain't afraid of no merchandise!
Diamond Select Toys recently announced plans to release merchandise based on the upcoming 2016 Ghostbusters movie. Fans may recall that DST has been producing an assortment of Ghostbusters-themed collectibles starting way bac...

Marvel photo
Needs to be real
Do you like cats? And do you like superheroes? What would happen if that peanut butter got mixed in with your chocolate? Artist Tom Kennedy recently unveiled some mock ads and packaging for his Marvel Boomcatz, depicting what...

Awards photo
And the collectible of the year is...
The 2015 Poppies results are in! The annual awards rank the best collectibles in over 20+ categories. The Poppies Awards are based on the opinions of 150 judges (including yours truly) but, to balance things out, also include...

iDoll x Nendoroid photo
Finally, a Nendoroid that talks back
Is a regular Hatsune Miku Nendoroid not enough anymore? Tired of having to pose it yourself? Wish she would actually answer you when you talk to her (you know who you are)? Well Good Smile Company has come up with the perfec...


ThunderCats photo
Are you pre-roaring yet?
Matty Collector has updated its Club Third Earth listing with additional images and details, including images of Panthro and Pumyra. When Matty first showed off the line, the first figures we saw were Lion-O, Jackalman, and M...

Avengers photo
A fantastic trio
Marvel.com and the Disney Store (both web and retail) will be carrying three exclusive Marvel Select Avengers! The roster consists of Avenging Captain America, Black Panther, and a re-released/second run Winter Soldier, all o...

Anime photo
Some well-known faces
While Funko's Best of Anime Series 1 Mystery Minis looked pretty good, I have to confess that I was a little disappointed that the shows represented weren't ones that I'd ever watched. Thankfully, however, Funko's Best of Ani...

Kotobukiya Forte photo
Put that one in my wish list!
Kotobukiya has only made a handful of Rage of Bahamut figures. You can kind of understand why, because they're all elaborate and super gorgeous. The one that first caught my attention was Dark Angel Olivia, which feature...

Thundercats photo
Or whimper about the scaled-back roster
Subscriptions are currently open for Matty Collector's Club Third Earth, a ThunderCats-themed club. The club will feature 4 regular figures (Lion-O, Jackalman, Pumyra, and Panthro) along with a club exclusive Mumm-Ra for US$3...

Disney photo
Shelves willl be turning into a real zoo
Funko recently released images of its Pop!s and Mystery Minis based on the upcoming Disney animated film Zootopia. Future fans may recognize (from the trailer) Flash the sloth, Judy Hopps, and Nick Wilde who will appear both as Pop!s and in the Mystery Mini assortment. Zootopia won't be hitting theaters until March, but you may see these figures as early as February.

Transformers photo
At least it's a heavy remold
When Hasbro officially revealed Blaster at the tail of 2015 for the upcoming Transformers: Titans Return line everyone just knew Hasbro would find a way to turn him into Soundwave later. Later is coming sooner than expected w...

Diamond's top 100 best-selling toys for 2015

Jan 08 // Scarecroodle
Top 100 Toys Based on Total Retail Dollar Sales of Products Invoiced in Calendar Year 2015 DOLLARRANK ITEMCODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR 1 MAR101468 MARVEL SELECT DEADPOOL AF $24.99 DST 2 APR150335 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATMOBILE $99.95 DC 3 AUG140385 JOKER AND HARLEY QUINN STATUE $249.95 DC 4 JUN132070 LOZ SKYWARD SWORD LINK FIGMA AF $51.00 GOO 5 SEP140356 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT BATMAN AF $24.95 DC 6 MAY150291 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS JOKER & HARLEY QUINN STATUE $249.95 DC 7 NOV138235 DC COMICS NEW 52 JUSTICE LEAGUE AF 7 PK BOX SET $99.95 DC 8 MAY152430 HALO MJOLNIR MARK V & MARK VI DX ARTFX+ STATUE 2PK $139.99 KOT 9 MAY142613 LOZ WIND WAKER LINK NENDOROID $49.99 GOO 10 MAR158227 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT PLAY ARTS KAI HARLEY QUINN $99.99 SQU 11 SEP140355 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT ARKHAM KNIGHT AF $24.95 DC 12 SEP140357 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT HARLEY QUINN AF $24.95 DC 13 SEP148110 GOTG ELECTRONIC DANCING BABY GROOT 8PC DISP $109.20 KID 14 OCT140412 ARROW TV DEATHSTROKE AF $24.95 DC 15 OCT140411 ARROW TV ACTION FIGURE $24.95 DC 16 OCT140413 FLASH TV ACTION FIGURE $24.95 DC 17 SEP142328 MARVEL NOW DEADPOOL ARTFX+ STATUE $59.99 KOT 18 AUG140386 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS HAWKGIRL STATUE $124.95 DC 19 APR150342 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS CATWOMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 20 MAY152428 SW SNOWTROOPER ARTFX+ STATUE 2PK $84.99 KOT 21 JAN158085 SDCC 2015 JIM LEE BATMAN EXCLUSIVE AF $24.00 DC 22 MAR150321 ARKHAM BATMAN AF 5 PK $84.95 DC 23 SEP140358 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT SCARECROW AF $24.95 DC 24 MAR150325 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS BATWOMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 25 JUL148029 MARVEL NOW DEADPOOL PX ARTFX+ STATUE XF VER $59.99 KOT 26 MAR152213 AVENGERS AGE OF ULTRON HULKBUSTER IRON MAN ARTFX+ STATUE $199.99 KOT 27 JUL140292 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES JOKER AF $24.95 DC 28 DEC140430 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS HARLEY QUINN STATUE $99.95 DC 29 NOV140359 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY CLAYFACE DLX AF $99.95 DC 30 MAY150284 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT RED HOOD STATUE $124.95 DC 31 DEC140434 DC COMICS NEW 52 HARLEY QUINN AF $24.95 DC 32 JUL142220 DC COMICS WONDER WOMAN ARTFX STATUE $119.99 KOT 33 MAY150294 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE HARLEY QUINN STATUE BY DINI $79.95 DC 34 JUN150335 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES HARLEY QUINN AF $24.95 DC 35 JUL140295 BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS ACTION FIGURE 4 PACK $59.95 DC 36 DEC074356 MARVEL SELECT INCREDIBLE HULK AF $24.99 DST 37 JUN150336 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATMAN AF $24.95 DC 38 MAR158235 MARVEL UNIVERSE VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI SPIDER-MAN AF $120.00 SQU 39 APR150346 GOTHAM CITY GARAGE HARLEY QUINN STATUE $349.95 DC 40 MAY150286 DC ICONS BATMAN LAST RIGHTS AF $24.95 DC 41 MAR150322 FLASH TV STATUE $129.95 DC 42 APR148224 DARK KNIGHT JOKER PX MAF EX $49.99 MED 43 FEB150303 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BATGIRL BY BABS TARR $79.95 DC 44 JUN150332 ALEX ROSS JUSTICE LEAGUE AF 6 PK $94.95 DC 45 JUL140291 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES ROBIN AF $24.95 DC 46 APR148369 BTTF TIME MACHINE MARK I CAR $60.00 DST 47 AUG148399 DC COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI HARLEY QUINN AF $99.99 SQU 48 AUG148400 DC COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI JOKER AF $99.99 SQU 49 JAN150421 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS WONDER WOMAN STATUE $99.95 DC 50 JUN140317 BATMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY ACTION FIGURE 4 PACK SET 2 $75.00 DC 51 SEP140354 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT BATMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 52 MAR130316 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS WONDER WOMAN STATUE $124.95 DC 53 MAR158226 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT PLAY ARTS KAI ARKHAM KNIGHT $99.99 SQU 54 DEC140437 DC COMICS NEW 52 THE JOKER AF $24.95 DC 55 FEB150301 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS LOIS LANE STATUE $124.95 DC 56 JUN150343 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT CATWOMAN AF $24.95 DC 57 JUN150341 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT NIGHTWING AF $24.95 DC 58 MAY140428 DC COMICS DESIGNER SER 2 CAPULLO DLX BATMAN THRASHER AF $39.95 DC 59 MAR140312 ARKHAM ASYLUM JOKER HARLEY BATMAN SCARECROW AF 4 PK $59.95 DC 60 JUN150342 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT ROBIN AF $24.95 DC 61 JUN150340 DC COMICS BATGIRL STATUE $124.95 DC 62 MAY052331 MARVEL SELECT THANOS AF $24.99 DST 63 MAR088262 MARVEL SELECT RED HULK AF $24.99 DST 64 JUL150355 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES MASK OF THE PHANTASM AF 2 PK $45.00 DC 65 JUN150337 BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES BATGIRL AF $24.95 DC 66 DEC148331 MARVEL COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI IRON MAN AF $120.00 SQU 67 NOV140352 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS MERA STATUE $124.95 DC 68 AUG120309 DARK KNIGHT RETURNS SUPERMAN VS BATMAN STATUE $324.95 DC 69 MAY152171 GOTHAM SELECT AF ASST $149.94 DST 70 JUN148372 DC COMICS VARIANT PLAY ARTS KAI HAWKMAN AF $120.00 SQU 71 MAY130275 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS POISON IVY STATUE $124.95 DC 72 JUN150350 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS CATWOMAN STATUE $99.95 DC 73 NOV142179 MARVEL SELECT CARNAGE AF $24.99 DST 74 OCT142189 MARVEL SELECT CABLE AF $24.99 DST 75 APR140323 ARKHAM CITY AF 4 PK HARLEY BATMAN NIGHTWING ROBIN $59.95 DC 76 JUN130307 BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS SER 1 BATMAN AF $24.95 DC 77 APR148308 SOFT SPOTS PORTABLE PUPPY PLAYSET $17.99 ACT 78 MAR152070 MARVEL SELECT ZOMBIE SABRETOOTH AF $24.99 DST 79 NOV140358 DC COMICS NEW 52 NIGHTWING AF $24.95 DC 80 MAR140302 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE HARLEY QUINN 2ND ED STATUE $79.95 DC 81 FEB152166 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 2 BLACK WIDOW AF $24.99 DST 82 JUL148256 POP GOTG DANCING GROOT VINYL FIG $10.99 FUN 83 FEB148328 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 SPIDER-MAN PX MAF EX DX $88.00 MED 84 MAY152177 MARVEL SELECT DR STRANGE AF $24.99 DST 85 FEB152167 MARVEL SELECT ANT-MAN MOVIE AF $24.99 DST 86 JAN152175 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 2 THOR AF $24.99 DST 87 MAY150300 ARKHAM CITY VILLAIN AF 3 PK HARLEY SHIVA ELECTROCUTIONER $69.95 DC 88 SEP142327 DC COMICS BATWOMAN BISHOUJO STATUE $69.99 KOT 89 JUN101512 MARVEL SELECT JUGGERNAUT AF $24.99 DST 90 NOV142339 MAXIMUM CARNAGE FINE ART STATUE $219.99 KOT 91 JAN148306 POP HEROES DEATHSTROKE PX VINYL FIG METALLIC $11.99 FUN 92 FEB152360 DC COMICS ZATANNA BISHOUJO STATUE $69.99 KOT 93 MAR130317 DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS SUPERGIRL STATUE $124.95 DC 94 APR148312 SOFT SPOTS VALUE PACK $11.99 ACT 95 MAR121603 MARVEL SELECT ULTRON AF $24.99 DST 96 DEC142218 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS 2 HULK AF $24.99 DST 97 AUG142465 MARVEL WOLVERINE DANGER ROOM SESSIONS STATUE $219.99 KOT 98 AUG142464 MARVEL JUBILEE BISHOUJO STATUE $69.99 KOT 99 FEB152176 AVENGERS 6IN INFINITE LEGENDS AF ASST 201501 $126.00 HAS 100 DEC140431 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY MIKE MIGNOLA $79.95 DC
Top Toys photo
Best of the bestselling
Diamond Comic Distributors recently released (via ToyNewschest) a list of its top 100 best-selling collectibles for 2015. Surprisingly (or perhaps unsurprisingly?), it's topped by an old favorite: DST's Marvel Select Deadpool...

Ultraman photo
Something ultra for your shelves
Gecco Corp recently released images of its upcoming 1/6-scale Ultraman, now also available for pre-order. The statue will feature interchangeable arms with a Spacium Blade, an interchangeable unmasked head, and glowing LED el...

Star Wars photo
His lightsaber has BAMF written on it
Pre-orders recently opened for Bandai's S.H. Figuarts Mace Windu. Star Wars fans may recall that jedi master Mace Windu -- played by Samuel L. Jackson -- as one of the few great things about the prequel trilogy. Despite only ...

DST photo
A whole lot of want
Diamond Select Toys recently announced that a slew of coveted collectibles -- including a Femme Fatales Lady Thor, Batman: The Animated Series Bane bust, new X-Files figures, and Ghostbusters Select figures -- are now availab...

DST photo
Looking to be a good year
Happy New Year! Diamond Select Toys recently announced that a slew of its incredible collectibles would get 2016 off to a great start. The new items (available at a comic shop near you!) include a Batman: The Animated Series ...

DST photo
I know I'd love a wolfman for Christmas
Looking for some last minute shelf-stuffers? Diamond Select Toys has tossed its hat in that arena with an array of cool collectibles for either yourself or that special collector in your life. The DST Holiday Gift Guide inclu...

Horror photo
Too scary for my shelves
Funko has released news and images for an incredibly wide array of collectibles for the frighteningly popular survival horror video game series Five Nights at Freddy's. And they've even released a trailer for them! The select...

Hot Toys photo
Bats, Supes, Cap, Iron Man, all the hits
Toy Soul 2015 is happening in Hong Kong, and with some new superhero films on the horizon, Hot Toys is going to work. The company made its name on lifelike 1/6-scale figures drawing from movie and video game properties, and t...

DST photo
Or an exciting summer, anyway
Diamond Select Toys recently released images and details for its upcoming Summer 2016 collectibles. The list includes a Femme Fatales Captain Marvel, Femme Fatales Sally, Batman banks, and more. Out of the new items, I'm most...

A Link Between Worlds photo
He looks happy to finally be here
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is without a doubt my favorite Zelda game and certainly one of my favorite SNES games (somewhere alongside Chrono Trigger and Super Metroid). While I haven't played its 3DS sequel A Lin...

Disney photo
Royalty and less-than-royal escorts
What's a princess without her crew? Funko recently unveiled images of its upcoming Disney Princess Mystery Minis, which features many of the iconic Disney Princesses alongside their animal (or other) supporting characters. Th...

 photo
Well, I didn't vote for you
Back on November 24 Hasbro tasked Transformers fans with voting on the next big bot to get the Titan class treatment in the Generations toy line. A week later we've already gotten our results with Trypticon taking the win. We...

Nendoroid Genos photo
Your Nendo disciple is coming
Nendoroid Saitama (coming in December) wont be enjoying his alone time much longer. The One-Punch Man anime twitter account pointed out that at the November Kahotan live broadcast Tuesday announced Genos will soon b...

Transformers reveals photo
The long and the short of it
After a year of big Transformers reveals between Toy Fair, BotCon, San Diego Comic Con, and New York Comic Con Hasbro wasn't content. They couldn't help themselves and had to make one last round of reveals to end the year. It...

X-Men photo
White is the new black and gray
PREVIEWS has announced pre-orders for an exclusive version of Kotobukiya’s MARVEL NOW ArtFX+ Magneto statue in an all-white costume. The figure is a re-deco of the black/gray ArtFX+ Magneto (currently available for pre-...

Funko photo
Probably for the best
Were you ever confused by Vinyl Sugar and how it related to Funko? That won't be a problem for much longer, as Funko has decided to discontinue using the name "Vinyl Sugar" for the brand and will just be promoting the brand's...

Warpo photo
He knows you've been naughty
Warpo is bringing the seasons greetings with a Kickstarter for a Krampus plush! It even includes a 80s/90s-themed toy commercial! The Krampus is a formerly obscure mythological counterpart to Saint Nicholas (ie, Santa Claus) ...

Masterpiece Ratchet photo
The doctor arrives in April
When Takara Tomy announced Transformers Masterpiece MP-27 Ironhide everyone knew that the Autobot medic Ratchet wasn't far behind. So it came as no surprise to anyone when Nippon-Yassan started taking pre-orders on the unoffi...

Horror photo
That which quacks cannot eternal lie
Do you like ducks? How about Cthulhu? Douglas Prince combines the best of both worlds with Dthulhu, a "rubber duck" version of Cthulhu and it's available through an IndieGoGo campaign. Whether in the tub or on the shelf, Dthu...

Love Live! photo
No trick; all treat
Megahouse and Alter will be teaming up again with their Alpha x Omega collaboration to reveal a new Love Live! Eli Ayase figure at Megahobby Expo 2015 Autumn on November 28. The official Love Live! website reports that the fi...

DST photo
Battle Beasts is back, baby! (kinda)
Good news and great news: Diamond Select Toys has released images & details for 20 of the collectibles on display at NYCC... and it includes some Battle Beasts! Regular readers may recall my borderline obsession with DST'...

Disney photo
Halloween is just 10 days away!
Just a day after a director confirmed that yes, Nightmare Before Christmas is a Halloween movie*, Diamond Select Toys' Zach Oat has put together a video showcasing the new Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates. The video expla...

Batman photo
Did you fork over some green?
For anybody curious about the newly released Femme Fatale Poison Ivy's packaging, DST recently-ish posted some box shots. The packaging features the same basic box design as previous entries (such as Lady Death II (reviewed))...

DST photo
An October to remember
Diamond Select Toys has announced that its latest batch of collectibles just arriving at retail includes the Femme Fatales Poison Ivy,  zombie versions of the Minimate Jay & Silent Bob, Gotham Select figures, and mor...

Star Wars photo
Looking as good as the new film?
Back on Force Friday, Star Wars once again entered retailers in a big way as Hasbro brought back Micro Machines, the Titanium Series, and more. That momentum will be continuing as the company showed off far more items in its ...

Pop! Voltron is a thing

Oct 14 // Scarecroodle
80s photo
A thing that I badly want
Funko has released a new image for its upcoming Pop! Voltron, which is due out this December. If you lived in the 80s, you'll probably recall Voltron as being the giant robot "star" of Voltron: Defender of the Universe, a pop...

S.H.F Bowser photo
Too bad their exclusives
Bandai, what are you doing to us? You put Mario, Luigi, and Yoshi up at standard retail, but we have to go to Premium Bandai for Bowser and a troop set? Hopefully Blue Fin can help us out. But that's not even the most annoyin...

TMNT photo
Yet another toymaker jumps into TMNT
Say whaaaaaaa? Bandai may have just shocked the world (just a little) by adding the classic cartoon versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the S.H. Figuarts line. Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo were s...

Titans Return photo
Part two in a five year trilogy
As expected we got some major reveals for the ongoing Transformers Generations figure line at New York Comic Con! What wasn't expected is that the title of the follow up to Combiner Wars is not Titan Wars, but rather Titans R...


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