In Stores This Week from DST: Godzilla, Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, Buddy Christ & Mooby!
August 2014 - It's another big week for Diamond Select Toys, as a big shipment is headed to your local comic shop for New Toy Day! But in this big shipment are a lot of small toys! In addition to new vinyl banks for Godzilla and Kevin Smith's Mooby the Golden Calf, there are also a ton of Minimates mini-figures, for Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill and the films of Kevin Smith! Plus, our newest Star Wars bottle opener!
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Godzilla Classic 1989 Vinyl Bust Bank
Toys "R" Us to Carry Exclusive Sin City Movie Action Figures
August 2014 - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is headed to theaters, and the first assortment of Sin City Select action figures, based on the original 2005 feature film, is in stores now. Captured in the film's trademark black-and-white, main characters Marv, Hartigan and Nancy each feature multiple points of articulation, multiple accessories and a detailed diorama base. And now Diamond Select Toys is proud to announce a pair of exclusive figures only available at Toys "R" Us!
August 11, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
MOVIE MASTERPIECE 1/6 SCALE GAMORA COLLECTIBLE FIGURE
This green-skinned beauty has a Zoe Saldana headsculpt, a folding sword, a leather-like outfit, alternate hands and much more. She is listed at $199.99.
DC COMICS MULTIVERSE NEW ASSORTMENTS AND FIGURES
August 2014 - It's been a few weeks since the last round-up, but grab your wallet, because there are more action figures and toys on Kickstarter!
- Fresh Monkey Fiction is raising funds to produce Amazing Heroes: Retro Style Super Hero Action Figures. These are 4.75-inch action figures based on Golden Age comic book characters, except for the Blank Slate, which is a clever new creation. This campaign closes on August 28th.
- Sculptor Rocco Tartamella has a campaign to produce a 7-inch Street Fighter action figures. This campaign closes on August 20th.
August 6, 2014 - Sideshow Collectibles is conducting a batch of contests at the moment:
- Life-Size Han Solo in Carbonite Contest - enter by August 15th.
- Security Battle Droids Contest - enter by August 28th to win a two-pack of sixth scale Battle Droid figures.
- Arc Clone Troopers Contest - enter by August 7th to win one of two Clone Trooper action figures.
August 6, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
MASTERPIECE OPTIMUS PRIME WITH TRAILER REISSUE
This Transformers Asia reissue of the Masterpiece Optimus Prime Set with Trailer comes with roller, Spike Witwicky, Prime's Axe and more, as well as a special bonus premium about which we are waiting for information. This new Set is listed at $159.99.
MASTERPIECE OPTIMUS PRIME WITH TRAILER REISSUE - EARLY AIR SHIPMENT
This Set includes all of the same pieces as the set above, but is coming in Mid October (one month earlier) on an early Air freight shipment. It is priced at $179.99.
TRANSFORMERS LG07 JETFIRE
August 2014 - The Toy Pizza series on YouTube has a new episode up!
Click here to check it out! This episode features Pokemon action figures and plush toys.
August 1, 2014 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several items of interest to collectors:
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 1990 MOVIE FIGURE SET OF 4 (SHIPS TO U.S. ONLY)
This set includes Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael, and is listed at $79.99.
THREEZERO 1/12 SCALE FULL METAL GHOST - CAPTAIN FORM
This red armor suit measures over 18" tall and is loaded with over 100 points of articulation. It comes with a katana with scabbard, a Mega Bazooka with detachable magazine, detailed cape, light effects, a captain figure that can go inside the suit and also has his own armor and accessories and more. This fantastic piece is listed at $319.99, $10 off the MSRP.
Guardians of the Galaxy Gets New Minimates at Toys "R" Us!
August 2014 - One of the most highly anticipated Marvel movies to date, Guardians of the Galaxy, is in movie theaters now, and response has been so great that a sequel is already in the works for 2017! The newest series of Marvel Minimates based on the film is getting a great response as well, and it is currently available in Toys "R" Us stores, with an exclusive Minimate not available anywhere else!
Three two-packs are in Toys "R" Us stores now, as well as on Toysrus.com:
- Star-Lord and Ronan
- Drax and Groot (with Rocket micro-figure)
- Yondu and Sakaaran Trooper (Toys "R" Us exclusive)
Later this month, comic shops and specialty stores will get their own assortment, with two exclusive two-packs of their own:
- Star-Lord and Ronan
Diamond Select Toys Teams with Kevin Smith on New View Askew Merchandise
August 2014 - With his library of cult-favorite films and regular geek-centric podcasts released through his company SModCo, director and author Kevin Smith is geek royalty, holding court each year in the legendary Hall H at Comic-Con International in San Diego. At this past weekend's Comic-Con, Diamond Select Toys unveiled a number of new products based on Smith's creations, in two new product categories!
At their booth on the show floor, DST displayed several new items from the View Askew universe, including:
- a plush doll of Buddy Christ, the religious icon who appears in many of Smith's films;
- a Mooby ceramic mug, depicting the famous Golden Calf and fast-food mascot;