It’s probably a safe bet that if you clicked on this, you’re just as excited as we are about seeing what kind of awesome new surprises the team at Diamond Select Toys had in store for us this year at New York Comic Con 2018! Diamond Select Toys have been in the business of filling out our collectibles shelves for almost two decades now, and with each passing year, we see a massive influx of new products from some of our favorite corners of popular culture. This year should prove to be no different, with new pieces from lines based on Marvel Comics, DC Comics, ‘John Wick’, ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’, ‘Kingdom Hearts’, and so many more we couldn’t possibly list them all!
We stopped by the Diamond Select Toys booth this past weekend at New York Comic Con 2018 to talk to DST’s Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat about some of the fantastic new collectibles they had on display at their booth! We go into the details on some new pieces that were shown for the first time at the convention, and even get a few hints as to items that are still coming down the pipeline later! Check out our full video interview with Diamond Select Toys Zach out below!
In addition to all of the big reveals at their booth, Diamond Select made one final reveal at their NYCC Panel with the announcement of the ‘Bruce Lee’ license joining their catalog! They plan on releasing a vast variety of new products based on the cult classic martial artist with collectibles spanning all across their product lines including Minimates, Select Figures, Gallery PVC statues, and more! Check the full press release from Diamond Select Toys below!
Bruce Lee’s Legacy Lives On With New Products from Diamond Select Toys
For decades, Bruce Lee has fascinated the world with his groundbreaking martial arts style, philosophical outlook and his on-screen charisma. Now, Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC, is partnering with his family to produce a line of collectibles that will pay tribute to the man and his legacy.
Scheduled for release starting in 2019, DST has planned a line of products that depict the legend at various stages in his life, in some of his most iconic looks. Categories will include Select action figures, Gallery PVC dioramas, Vinimates vinyl figures, Minimates mini-figures, D-Formz vinyl figures, resin busts, and statues. The first item to be offered will be a Gallery PVC diorama depicting him in action, executing one of his trademark forms.
“Being given the opportunity to work with the Lee family is truly an honor,” said DST president Chuck Terceira. “Bruce Lee is one of the biggest icons of the 20th – and 21st – century, so I look forward to being able to help bring the spirit and memory of Bruce into the homes of fans everywhere. Lots of designwork and discussion have gone into making our offerings unlike any Bruce Lee products that have been seen before.“
So what’s your favorite new product or license that Diamond Select Toys is showing off this year? We know we can’t wait to get our hands on the new Kelvin-verse ‘Star Trek’ Select Figures and Marvel Minimates Series 76! Be sure to let us know what you are most excited about in the comments below! You can pre-order a number of Diamond Select Toys’ new items here, and keep posted for new release updates through their Twitter and Instagram pages!
Stay tuned to ScienceFiction.com for all of the latest from Diamond Select Toys and New York Comic Con 2018!
Jordan DesJardins is a writer from Philadelphia with a passion for the collectible! Jordan is ScienceFiction's resident Toy Columnist, covering news for the Toy Industry in our weekly column 'Toy News Tuesday', as well as interviews, convention coverage, product reviews, and more! As an avid collector of both Toys and Comics, Jordan can often be found at comic conventions, or scouring the city for the latest Minimates and Funko Pops to hit the shelves!