There are few companies out there that manage to produce quality collectibles in the incredible quantity that Diamond Select Toys has. Between their series of PVC statues and busts, to their 7″ scale “Select’ branded figures, or their long-running Minimates line, if you’re a fan of movies, television, or comic books, there is a 99% chance that you already owned a piece of Diamond Select Toys merchandise without even realizing it! Diamond Select creates products for a wide variety of licenses including Marvel Comics, The DC Animated Universe (which includes the iconic ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ and ‘Justice League’), Ghostbusters, The X-Files, ALIENS, Jay & Silent Bob, and many more! One of the key factors that has lead to the success of Diamond Select Toys (besides the fact that their products are awesome) is the team behind producing them! We were luckily able to talk to DST’s Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat about some of the awesome stuff they have coming up int he next few months! Check out our interview in the video below and scroll down to see some news highlights from their recent panel at New York Comic Con 2016!
Alice: Through The Looking Glass
- Alice and Mad hatter PVC Figures coming soon! They will have interconnecting display bases!
- We can look forward to 7″ scale ‘Alice Select’ figures of Alice & The Mad Hatter. Each of these will include interconnecting display backdrops to create ‘Underland Town’ for your display!
- The ‘ALIENS’ Deluxe Space Jockey set is coming soon! The standard release will include Kane in his space suit. There will also be a Toys R Us exclusive version that will come in a darker black paint job and include Dallas in his space suit.
- The APC Minimates vehicle releases this fall! This is the largest Minimates vehicle that DST has done to date!
- APC will include Gorman, and feature sliding doors!
- There will be a Toys R Us exclusive version of the APC that features a Battle-Damaged paint job and comes packed with Ripley!
- Just announced, USCM Dropship with Pilot Minimate vehicle set coming next year!
- PVC statues of Batman and The Joker coming
- New busts inbound for King Tut, The Mad Hatter, and The Bookworm
- Prop replica banks coming very soon! Full size ‘Shakespeare’ Bust Bank and The Batmobile Batphone bank!
- This is a new license for Diamond Select Toys!
- So far products planned include Minimates, Vinimates (Beetlejuice and Lydia confirmed!), and Realware glasses.’
DC Animated Universe
- ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ Busts for Batrigl, Manbat, Scarecrow, The Riddler!
- ‘Justice League’ Busts for Aquaman, Hawkgirl, Martian Manhunter, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, and Shazam!
- ‘Superman: The Animated Series’ Busts for Brainiac!
- The line previously known as ‘Femme Fatales’ has been rebranded as the DC Gallery line to include both male and female characters moving forward! Upcoming characters in this PVC figure line include Galatea, Huntress, Lawyer Harley Quinn, ‘New Adventures’ Poison Ivy, and The Joker with Laughing Fish!
- There will be a larger 12″ scale ‘Nurse Harley’ figure coming as a part of the Premiere Collection
- Slimer Cookie Jar! This is the first of it’s kind!
- ‘Ghostbusters’ tumbler glasses
- The ‘Ghostbusters Select’ line continues! Series 4 made up of ‘Slimed’ Peter, Gozer, and Walter Peck! Series 5 features the Terror Dog, Taxi Driver Zombie, and The Librarian Ghost!
- There will be a Gamestop exclusive ‘Glow In The Dark’ Slimer ‘Ghostbusters Select’ figure
- The ‘Gotham Select’ line continues with Bruce Wayne, Zzazz, and Barbara
- New ‘Gotham’ Minimates set! Series 4 includes Bullock, Freeze, Hugo Strange, and Leslie Thompkins
The Iron Giant
- New license!
- Minimates and Vinimates are coming!
- Minimates coming in the immediate future!
- New ‘Max Rager’ Realware
- ‘Mallrats Select’ figures coming soon! Jay and Brodie are Series 1, while Silent Bob and Rene comprise Series 2
- ‘Yoga Hosers’ Minimates 2-pack coming soon! Currently waiting on final approval.
- ‘Marvel Gallery’ 9″ scale line of statues getting many new additions! Deadpool, Doctor Strange, The Hulk, Spiderman, Jessica Jones, and Medusa all planned for upcoming releases!
- ‘Marvel Premiere Collection’ Unmasked Spider-Gwen coming soon!
- Upcoming ‘Marvel Select’ figures include a movie version of ‘Doctor Strange’ and the infamous Destroyer Armor! The Destroyer Armor will include an alternative Odin head!
- Marvel Minimates Series 71 announced to be ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2.’ themed! Sets include Starlord with Yondu, Gamora with Rocket Racoon and Baby Groot, Ego with Ayesha, and Taserface with Mantis!
- Marvel Minimates Series 72 will be based around Wolverine and his history! Characters in this wave include Weapon-X Wolverine, Mojo, Spiral, Silver Samurai, Lady Deathstrike, Ninja Attack Wolverine, and a Hand Ninja!
- Marvel Minimates Series 72 will also have a Toys R Us exclusive set of Tactical Wolverine with ‘Marvel Now’ Magneto!
- ‘Marvel Now!’ Minimate Blindbags coming soon! Wave will include Miles Morales, Space Knight Venom, Unmasked Spider-Gwen, Deadpool 2099, Invincible Iron Man, and Silk!
- Walgreens exclusive ‘Marvel Animated’ Minimates line continues! Series 3 is coming this fall with Falcon, Squirrel Girl, Hyperion, Spiderman Noir, Itsy Bitsy Spiderman, Jet Pack Spiderman and Captain America!
- Series 4 of the Walgreens exclusive ‘Marvel Animated’ Minimates will include Scarlet Spider, Antivenom, Speed Demon, Ultimate Green Goblin, Iron Skull, Doctor Spectrum, Environmental Suit Spiderman, and a special ‘Glow In The Dark’ Hulk!
- Daredevil Netflix Minimates Series 1 box set coming soon! Includes Black Costume Daredevil, Foggy Nelson, Claire Temple, and Wilson Fisk. Series 2 Box Set will include Battle-Damaged Daredevil, Elektra, Stick, and Karen Page.
- Jessica Jones Minimates Series 1 box set is coming this fall! Includes Jessica Jones, Trish Walker, Luke Cage, and Killgrave!
The Nightmare Before Christmas
- New Cloth Dolls coming soon! Santa Sally and Santa Jack set of 14″ Coffin Dolls planned for this winter!
- Minimates are movie to annual release, with a new Witch 2-pack planned for this season at Toys R Us!
- More Predator Minimates coming soon! New wave includes Poncho, Anna, and ‘Thermal Dutch’ from ‘Predator’, Lambert from “Predator 2′, Honzo and Izabel from ‘Predators’, as well as a new Warrior Predator and the Falconer Predator.
- New prop replica of the ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Phaser is coming soon!
- ‘Star Trek Select’ Khan figure should be hitting this season!
- The next ship replica coming is the Romulan ‘Bird Of Prey’!
- New ship replica announced! ‘The Reliant’ is in development!
- Lots of new licenses announced for these 3″ scale stylized vinyl figures!
- Upcoming figures include ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Elf’, ‘Alice: Through The Looking Glass’, ‘Lost In Space’, ‘The Iron Giant’, ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’, ‘Predator’, “The Watchmen’, ‘Caddyshack’
- First ever ‘Caddyshack’ figures!
- New ‘ALIEN’ Big Chap Vinimate coming!
Thank you to Zach Oat and the team at Diamond Select Toys for this inside look at their upcoming products! With all of this awesome stuff coming from Diamond Select Toys coming over the next few months, there is plenty to look forward to! It may make your wallet hurt, but your collection display will never have looked better!Check out our full Diamond Select Toys gallery from New York Comic Con below!
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