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Beetlejuice Minimates Review

It’s showtime! Take a look at these superb mini-figures from the classic horror comedy ‘Beetlejuice” by Tim Burton!

On this episode, we review Beetlejuice Minimates from Diamond Select Toys. Surprisingly, this is our first time ever reviewing Minimates by DST, and we think this was a perfect way to kick things off.

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Brainiac bust review from Diamond Select Toys “Superman: The Animated Series” line

One of the greatest arch-rivals of Superman, we check out Brainiac from Diamond Select Toys “Superman: The Animated Series” line of busts. An iconic character from the 90’s cartoon show, how does this statuette compare? Watch the video to find out!

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Darkseid bust review from Diamond Select Toys “Superman: The Animated Series” line

Straight from Apokolips to your toy shelf, we check out this Darkseid bust from Diamond Select Toys “Superman: The Animated Series” line. Is this statue awesome, or better left to the anti-life equation? Watch the review to find out.

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Diamond Select Toys ‘Ghostbusters’ Wave 2 Review

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Interested in the second wave of the Ghostbusters figures by Diamond Select Toys, but too lazy to watch every separate video I slaved over for your enjoyment? Well, you are in luck, since I made this convenient review video above that has all three figure reviews in one spot, along with a few other comments about Peter Venkman, Egon Spengler and Dana Barrett.

Check it out to hear my thoughts on this wave and whether or not you should pick it up too!

Diamond Select Ghostbusters Egon Spengler Review

Egon Spengler enters the fray, as Diamond Select has released Harold Ramis’ iconic character from ‘Ghostbusters’ in wave two of their awesome figures.

Wave two completes the set of the four busters, but how does Egon hold up? Is he good enough to buy or should you leave him to rot with the spores, molds, and fungus on the toy store shelves? Check out the review to find out.

Diamond Select ‘Ghostbusters’ Dana Barrett Review

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Diamond Select Toys ‘Ghostbusters’ line continues here in the second wave with a possessed version of Dana Barrett. This lady who sleeps above the covers (four feet above the covers) joins Egon Spengler and Peter Venkman in this line-up, and is the first female figure to join the series.

The last time we saw a version like this was an SDCC exclusive from Mattel, which seriously lacked articulation. While this version improves that, it is not without a few flaws. Check out the video above to see my review of it!

Diamond Select ‘Ghostbusters’ Peter Venkman Review

Bill Murray’s iconic Peter Venkman joins Diamond Select Toys line of ‘Ghostbusters’ figures in this second wave, standing alongside Egon Spengler and Dana Barrett.

The man who planned to turn the GB’s into a franchise that would make them all rich beyond their wildest dreams has had many figure incarnations in the past, so how does this one compare and stack up with the rest of this line?

Check out the video review above to check this figure out!

The Muppets Return in Muppets Minimates Series 2

In 1976, the Muppet Show debuted on network television, and kicked off an entertainment phenomenon. From television to movies to books to magazines to comic books, the Muppets have been a part of our lives for 40 years, and Diamond Select Toys is honored to play a part in capturing the lovable Muppets characters in three dimensions. Now, fans can expand their Muppet collections even more with the newest assortment of Muppets Minimate from DST, on sale starting this week at comic shops, specialty stores and Toys”R”Us!
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Series 2 of Muppets Minimates spotlights even more characters from across the Muppets’ long timeline. Available at comic shops and specialty stores, this exclusive assortment includes:
–          Trenchcoat Kermit with Rowlf

–          Dr. Teeth with Animal

–          Statler & Waldorf

–          Crazy Harry with Mahna Mahna

Meanwhile, at Toys”R”Us stores, a different assortment is rolling out, with its own exclusive Pigs in Space characters:
–          Tuxedo Kermit with Animal

–          Dr. Teeth with Rowlf

–          Capt. Link Hogthrob with Swine Trek Crew Member

–          First Mate Piggy with Dr. Julius Strangepork

 

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Each Minimates mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation, as well as fully interchangeable parts, and is available in a blister-carded two-pack.

Series 1 is available now in both comic shops and Toys”R”Us, and Series 3 will be solicited soon, with even more new characters including Floyd, Janice, Zoot, Lips, Muppet Newsman, Pepe and Constantine! Stay tuned for images!

“Alien Day” Brings New Animated Short From Diamond Select Toys

It’s April 26th, which means it’s officially Alien Day! Chosen for the xenomorph’s source planetoid LV-426, today is a day to celebrate all of the films of the Aliens Quadrilogy, as well as to make some exciting announcements in the Aliens world. Right now, let’s check out some new Aliens products from Diamond Select Toys, along with a new Diamond Select Minimates Aliens animation, and a new Aliens photo contest from DST.

First up, we’ve got a new stop-motion animated short from Alex Kropinak, the animator behind Marvel’s What The…?!, starring the Aliens Minimates! You may remember his original Aliens Minimates animation, but this one is even more amazing! Inspired by the final act of Aliens, the short stars Ripley, Newt, Bishop and the new Deluxe Minimates sets, the Power Loader and the Alien Queen! (Note: If you have not seen Aliens, this short is spoiler-y, and you should go see Aliens! In a theater! Today!)

Next up, we’ve got a contest where you can win a sweet Alien prize pack, including Minimates, banks and other DST Aliens merch. Post your Aliens Minimates photos on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MM426, and at the end of Alien Day we’ll pick the best one to be the winner of the pack!

Last, but not least, The second series of Toys”R”Us-exclusive Aliens Minimates recently shipped to stores, with new versions of Ripley, Drake and Apone, but we’re already putting the finishing touches on Series 3! Tying in to the Alien (1979)-centric Series 3 coming to comic shops and specialty stores, this series incudes Kane in his space suit with eggs and a translucent “phantom” Xenomorph from Alien, Lt. Gorman in his dress uniform with an attacking Alien Warrior from Aliens, and a two-pack of red and black Hiveworld Aliens, as seen in the classic Aliens: Genocide comic book mini-series!

If you’re looking for cool Alien and Aliens merch on this Alien Day, find your local comic shop at comicshoplocator.com! Plus check out Hastings stores for an exclusive Alien bank and an exclusive Minimates box set, and check Toys“R”Us for the exclusive variants in Aliens Minimates Series 2! Or shop online at diamondselecttoys.com!

Diamond Select Toys Heads to Chicago’s C2E2 2016 event

Diamond Select Toys loves the Windy City, so the Maryland-based company is making the trek once again to this year’s Comic Convention and Entertainment Expo, C2E2 2016, from March 18-20! In addition to a full booth presence, DST will present a comprehensive DST panel with reveals, a Q&A, and prizes and more!

On Sunday, March 20th, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in room S402, DST will present the panel “Gotham, Ghostbusters and Civil War: The World of Diamond Select Toys.” At the panel, DST’s Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat will be joined by creative team members Jean St. Jean, Jason Wires, Jeff Boyd and Brian Felgar to talk about their upcoming products, including never-before-seen items from Ghostbusters (2016), Spider-Gwen, Alice Through the Looking Glass, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. There will be a Q&A, as well as a door prize drawing.

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At Booth #815, the Diamond Select Toys will have dozens of new prototypes on display, from licenses including Gotham, The Muppets, The X-Files, iZombie, Ghostbusters, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alien, Predator, Batman: The Animated Series, Superman, Justice League, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mallrats, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, Star Trek, Back to the Future and more. They will also operate a retail store, offering select in-stock items at retail prices, and DST staffers will be on hand to answer any questions about the DST products on display.

If you are not attending C2E2, tune in to C2E2.com/livestream to watch a hosted feed live from the show floor, and look for DSTZach to talk toys from 2:00 to 2:15 on Sunday!