minimates

DST is once again offering Star Trek Minimates, teaming up with Art Asylum to bring Captain Kirk and the Starship Enterprise to life. The 10″ ship features an opening cockpit and a hidden Jeffries tube in the engineering section.

The Star Trek minimate set is currently available for pre-order, with an expected release date sometime in December.

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In the 47th Series of Marvel Minimates, you can pit the X-Men against the Brood with these 2 inch tall action figures. Each has 14 points of articulation and includes various removable accessories. The three new two-packs in the series will include Rogue with Colossus, Longshot with Dazzler, and Wolverine with a Brood. There’s also a one-per-case variant two-pack with a Wolverine who has been infected by a Brood egg. Preorder now and fight off the Brood when these become available in August.

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We’ve known Loki was the villain in the upcoming Avengers movie for a while, but the appearance of his army has been kept super secret. However, toys have given it away. The final figures of the Diamond Select Avengers line were revealed at C2E2 last weekend, and Loki’s Army Footsoldier looks quite impressive.

Check out the Minimates version after the break.

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We first saw the upcoming line of Walking Dead Minimates back at Toy Fair, but now they have a release date and a price—September 2012 for Series 1. You can pre-order a set of 8 now for $29.99.

A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! The dead have risen! As Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic book shambles towards its 100th issue, DST is immortalizing the book’s indelible characters with a line of highly detailed Miniamtes minifigures! The first assortment of two-packs features a mix of humans and zombies, and includes Rick with Roamer Zombie, Tyrese with Roamer Zombie, Andrea with Lurker Zombie and a Herd Zombie 2-pack! Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accessories.

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Last month Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum debuted both Spider-Man and the Lizard Minimates at Toy Fair. Now the company is revealing the additional characters that will become part of the line, including Aunt May, Uncle Ben, Gwen Stacy, Captain Stacy, a SWAT Team member, pre-Lizzy Curt Connors and a skateboard toting Peter Parker.

The official breakdown looks like this:

Toys “R” Us will get: Peter Parker and Spider-Man, Battle-Damaged Spider-Man and The Lizard, Vigilante Spider-Man and Captain Stacy (exclusive), Gwen Stacy and Dr. Curt Connors (exclusive). Comic shops and specialty stores will get: Peter Parker and Spider-Man, Battle-Damaged Spider-Man and The Lizard, Uncle Ben and SWAT Officer (exclusive), Aunt May (rare variant) and SWAT Officer (exclusive).

Although they won’t be released until the summer, you can pre-order the comic and specialty store line after the break (where you will also find a photo of the Toys “R” Us line).

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Robert Kirkman’s popular comic book series are getting their very own Minimates. As the recent midseason premiere proved, the television show continues to create hordes of rabid fans as well; so we would expect Diamond Select Toys to make figures based on those characters somewhere down the line as well. No details on pricing or a release date have been announced.

See more photos of the Minimates after the break.

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Either that or he’s stripping on the side.

As one of New York City’s resident superheroes, Spider-Man sees a lot of fires, and puts his strength, agility and Spider-Sense to good use rescuing anyone who might be trapped inside the burning building. But the real heroes are the men and women who do the same thing every day, without the benefit of a radioactive spider-bite. They may not be able to scale walls without a ladder, or break down a door without an axe, but the firefighters of NYC have truly earned the name “New York’s Bravest.” This two-pack of 2-inch Minimates mini-figures pairs Firefighter Spidey with an NYC Fireman, and includes an axe, a flashlight, and various interchangeable parts. Limited edition of only 3,000 pieces!

Product Page ($8.99 Pre-Order for November 2011)

Halo: Combat Evolved, the first Halo game, was released in November 2001. That means the 10th anniversary of Halo is approaching! Diamond Select Toys is releasing a commemorative set of Halo minimates to mark the occasion. The box set includes Cortana, Master Chief (with a tiny Cortana) Jacob Keys, and the Prophet of Truth. They’ll be available this winter at comic shops and online retailers.

(via AFI)


As you surely know, Miles Morales just stepped into the boots of Spider-Man in the Ulimate series. Since Ultimate Spider-Man #1 just hit shelves, it seems like a perfect time for Marvel to tease upcoming products.

Diamond Select Toys released the above artwork for an upcoming Minimate of Miles Morales. The 2″ Minimate will be available next summer.

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Series 1 and 2 of the Femme Fatales Minimates series is now available for pre-order!

The tiny but deadly ladies in series 1 include “the Dark Diva herself, Lady Death, Randy Queen’s Darkchylde, Joseph Michael Linsner’s Dawn, and the bodacious Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose from Jim Balent.”

Series 2 includes “the aquatic warrior Medusa, pirate Anne Bonny, and fairy tale characters Little Red and Alice”.

Product Page: Series 1 / Series 2 ($15.99/Ships in November)