Here we are once again with an all-new Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and cool happenings in the toy industry and put them all in one easy to find place for you! The holidays are fast approaching and they’re bringing the year’s end with them! A number of the major toy companies have been saving some truly fantastic stuff for the year’s end with both new releases and new toy reveals! There’s awesome new stuff from Diamond Select Toys, NECA, McFarlane, Hot Toys, and more! So what are you waiting for? Scroll down to see the Toy News for the week of December 11th, 2018!
“We Are Exclusive”
Our good friends at Diamond Select Toys have brought Marvel fans a big new surprise with the reveal of an all-new Marvel Select Venom figure! This new 7″ scale figure is set to be available exclusively at The Disney Store (including their website) and is already available! The new Marvel Select Venom includes three interchangeable heads, alternative hands, and detachable Symbiote tendrils! This Disney Store exclusive has an MSRP for $24.99, so don’t wait too long to snag one because it’s going to go fast!
Exclusive Marvel Select Venom Figure Is Now at the Disney Store!
The success of the Venom movie has once again shone a spotlight on the Spider-Man villain, who has a long and varied history with the wall-crawler. In celebration of the character’s comic-book origins, Diamond Select Toys and the Disney Store have teamed up to offer a new edition of the Marvel Select Venom action figure, with new parts and accessories, and it’s exclusively at the Disney Store and on ShopDisney.com!
The Marvel Select Venom Action Figure is based the character’s appearance in Marvel Comics and measures 7.75 inches tall with 16 points of articulation. It includes three interchangeable heads, each based on published comic book art; three pairs of interchangeable hands; a removable back attachment that can hold two articulated spider legs; and seven additional tendrils of symbiote that can be attached at different locations on Venom’s back attachment and arms.
The figure will be available for purchase on December 10, in Disney Stores and online at ShopDisney.com. It comes packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference.
Venom joins a variety of exclusive Marvel Select figures at the Disney Store, including Thanos, Iron Man MK 50, Black Panther, Savage Hulk and Unmasked Spider-Man. Find them on shopdisney.com and shop.marvel.com!
In Stores Now From DST
Amid the strong chances that the newly announced and released Marvel Select Venom isn’t enough to satisfy your appetite for awesome new collectibles, the team at Diamond Select Toys has a whole batch of new products that hit stores this week! New items in stores now from Diamond Select Toys include a new wave of ‘Ghostbusters Select’ (based on ‘The Real Ghostbusters’ animated series!), new pieces for both the Marvel Gallery and DC Gallery Collections, and even a new Muppets Select figure! Check out the full solicitations below and be sure to hit your local comic shop to pick these up now!
DC Comic Gallery Catwoman PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! How purr-fect is your Gallery? The DC Gallery line of PVC dioramas has an unauthorized visitor, as Catwoman breaks into the breakout series of collectibles from DST! Perched atop a massive Egyptian cat-headed statue, Selina Kyle steals the spotlight in this 9-inch-scale diorama, wearing her modern, curve-hugging black costume. Made of a high-quality plastic, and featuring a detailed sculpt and exacting paint applications, it comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Shawn Knapp, sculpted by James Marsano! (Item # JUL182493, SRP: $45.00)
Ghostbusters Select Action Figures Series 9 Real Ghostbusters Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time to get real! The Ghostbusters get animated in the newest assortment of Select action figures from Diamond Select Toys, with figures based on the classic Real Ghostbusters cartoon! Egon, Winston, and Slimer make up the assortment, with the two ’Busters wearing their color-coded jumpsuits and packing cartoon-accurate gear, and Slimer coming with a support stand and three interchangeable faces! Plus, each figure includes pieces to build a larger diorama – collect all 15 figures in Series 6-10 to construct the firehouse headquarters’ sign front doors! Designed by Yuri Tming, and sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #8441JUL182490, SRP: $24.99/ea.)
Marvel Movie Gallery Ant-Man and the Wasp PVC Dioramas
A Diamond Select Toys Release! These PVC Dioramas are not actual size! If anything, these 9-inch scale sculptures of Ant-Man and the Wasp are much bigger than the characters will appear in their highly anticipated 2018 superhero sequel. Featuring the heroes launching themselves into action on a penny and a pair of wings, respectively, each sculpture features detailed sculpting by Dave Cortes. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box.
Ant-Man Diorama (Item #JUL182499, SRP: $45.00)
Wasp Diorama (Item #JUL182500, SRP: $45.00)
Marvel Premier Collection Magneto Resin Statue
A Diamond Select Toys release! Magneto, the Master of Magnetism, is sure to attract a lot of attention when you unbox this 12-inch scale statue! Measuring approximately 16 inches tall, this piece depicts the X-Men’s greatest foe-turned-ally hovering over a rocky promontory, summoning a translucent sphere of magnetic energy from the very ground beneath him! Limited to only 3,000 pieces, Magneto comes packaged in a numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Phil Ramirez! (Item # MAR182430, SRP: $150.00)
Muppets Action Figures Swedish Chef Deluxe Gift Set
A Diamond Select Toys release! Bork bork bork! The Muppets are bork, with the first ever action figure gift set in the Muppets line from DST! The Swedish Chef does the honors, with a massive number of accessories, including a table, pans, pots, food (talking and non-talking) and even a chicken, to make Chicken in the Basket. Packaged in a full-color window box, this figure is in scale to all Select action figures. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #JUN182316, SRP: $29.99)