Universal Monsters Action Figures Star in New Animated Short Film
October 2014 - Every year, the spirit of Halloween takes over the world for 31 glorious days, and Diamond Select Toys unleashes a new batch of Monsters! Based on Universal Studios' iconic horror films of the 1930s, '40s and '50s, DST's 7-inch scale Universal Monsters action figures have become an annual tradition, and now they're starring in their first-ever stop-motion animated short film!
New DST Items in the July Issue of Previews!
June 2014 - Is it a new month already? Well, not quite, but we're getting a jump on July by opening up a ton of new Diamond Select Toys items for pre-orders! These products will all be in the July issue of Diamond Comic Distributors' Previews catalog, but after you check out the list below, you can pre-order any item on the list through your local comic book shop or specialty toy retailer! Find the nearest one at www.comicshoplocator.com!
Alien Minimates 35th Anniversary Box Set
On Sale This Week: Thor, Silver Surfer, Invincible, Zombies, Universal Monsters and More!
November 2013 - The holiday season is growing ever closer, and Diamond Select Toys just made shopping for presents a whole lot easier. Eight new products hit comic shops and specialty stores this week, and each item would make any fanboy or girl on your list scream with joy! Whether they love classic Marvel Comics, modern Image Comics, iconic movie monsters or horrific zombie villains, there's something here for everyone! Including you!
Invincible Minimates Series 1 Box Set
In Stores This Week: New Universal Monsters Banks! Plus: ThunderCats Minimates! Star Trek Minimates "The Cage" Enterprise!
October 30, 2013 - Happy Early Halloween! It's the last New Toy Day before The Big Day, and Diamond Select Toys is putting out some more horror products just under the wire! Their two latest vinyl banks of classic Universal Monsters are finally here, just in time to join your Halloween party decorations! Plus, the latest ThunderCats Minimates set from Icon Heroes hits comic shops! Stop by your nearest location today!
Universal Monsters Wolfman Vinyl Bust Bank
On Sale This Week: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Retro Universal Monsters!
October 2013 - A blast from the past is coming to comic shops this week – three blasts, in fact! Not only will New Toy Day bring two new retro-styled Universal Monsters figures, it will also bring the latest Star Wars Vinyl bank, featuring a dashing young Jedi named Obi-Wan! Read more below, and look for them at your local comic shop!
Universal Monsters Retro Cloth Series 4 Asst.
On Sale This Week from DST: Munsters, Universal Monsters and Wolverine Unmasked!
September 2013 - Halloween has come a little early, and Diamond Select Toys is sending some of their spookiest Select figures ever to comic shops and specialty stores this week! The Munsters Select line gets four brand-new family figures, and Universal Monsters Select brings to life Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde and the Hunchback of Notre Dame! Plus, Wolverine pulls a reverse Halloween and takes off his mask as a back-from-the-grave Select figure! It all makes for a Select-ively spectacular New Toy Day!
Coming in 2014 from DST: New Figures! New Minimates! New Banks, Bottle Openers, and Electronic Starships!
September 2013 - The October issue of Previews won't reach comic shops until the end of this month, but retailers are already taking orders for all the new items from Diamond Select Toys! Early 2014 will bring a bunch of cool items, including a new Star Trek ship, two new Marvel Minimates box sets, two new Universal Monsters banks, two much-requested Marvel Select figures, a new Marvel bottle opener and our first-ever Tarot plush item! There's something for everybody!
Marvel Minimates Iron Man 3 Hall of Armor Box Set
Mezco Presents Translucent Creature From The Black Lagoon
August 2013 - New York - Mezco's award-winning design team journeyed deep into the unexplored depths of the Amazon jungle searching for fossils... instead they discovered The Creature! Mezco Toyz brings to life The Creature, from Universal's sci-fi, horror gem, The Creature From The Black Lagoon.
This Creature variant is cast in Translucent Green material.
The iconic scaled terror from the deep stands 9" tall and captures the intricate detail of the pre-historic gill-man; from his mysterious amphibious eyes, to his claw tipped webbed hands.
More Universal Monsters Merch is Heading Your Way for Halloween!
August 2013 - For three years, Diamond Select Toys has done its best to scare you out of your wits every Halloween, with new toys and collectibles based on the classic creatures of Universal Studios' Universal Monsters library. Well, this year is no different, because DST has new action figures, retro-style figures and vinyl bust banks coming to stores starting in September!
Pretty Ugly,™ LLC Announces Creative Collaboration of Universal Monsters™ and UGLYDOLL®
It's About to Get Even Uglier as These Iconic Monsters Combine
June 19, 2013 -- Green Brook, NJ -- Pretty Ugly™, LLC, the official licensors of the popular UGLYDOLL® brand, has partnered with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to develop an all-new series of UGLYDOLL plush dolls based on the Universal Monsters. The Universal Monsters are some of the most iconic characters in cinematic history and have a rich history that spans the past 80 years with a fan base in the millions. The Universal Monsters series of dolls will make their retail debut Halloween 2013.
"The creators of UGLYDOLL have had a lifelong interest in the mythology of the Universal Monsters - they actually named their first child after a character from Dracula," said Alita Friedman, Chief Brand Officer, Pretty Ugly. "We are thrilled to be working with Universal, and to be offering these collaborations in time for Halloween."