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Diamond Select Toys San Diego Exclusive Packaging Revealed!

Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant, Ltd. opened their San Diego 2021 Exclusives for pre-order in May, but it’s not over yet! We’ve got images of the packaging for the Muppets, Cobra Kai, Lord of the Rings, The Crow, and Tron! The San Diego Exclusives come in new deluxe window box designs that showcase the items for display!

San Diego 2021 Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figure Box Set

What has it gots in its pocketses? This exclusive two-pack of Lord of the Rings action figures lets the cat out of the bag, showing Frodo in his completely invisible mode, wearing the one Ring of Sauron. Standing right next to him is Gollum, who looks upset about someone stealing his “precious.” The pair comes packed in a replica of an open book with ribbon ties and window panes for display! Perfect for hiding the Ring from sneaky hobbitses! Pre-Order at gentlegiantltd.com or at your local comic shop! (Item #FEB218593, SRP: $49.99)

San Diego 2021 Cobra Kai Dojo Deluxe Action Figure Box Set

Strike First! Strike Hard! No Mercy! Fans of the Netflix series Cobra Kai can enter their favorite dojo with this debut box set of Cobra Kai action figures! The front of the box shows Johnny Lawrence and John Kreese in the Cobra Kai dojo, but open it up farther and see Daniel LaRusso in the Miyagi-Do Karate dojo! Each 7-inch action figure comes with interchangeable hands and display stands, and the box comes packaged in a protective sleeve. Pre-order at gentlegiantltd.com or at your local comic shop!(Item #FEB218594, SRP: $75.00)

San Diego 2021 Muppets Bunsen & Beaker Lab Accident Deluxe Action Figure Set

Meemeemeemee! Beaker is in a panic, because he and Dr. Honeydew have been in some kind of lab accident! Scorched from a small explosion and looking like they just got slapped by science, the pair comes packaged in a full-color window box with a fifth-panel door. Pre-order at gentlegiantltd.com or through your local comic shop!(Item #DEC208516, SRP: $29.99)

San Diego 2021 The Crow Eric Draven in Chair Action Figure Box Set

Capturing the famous image of Eric Draven sitting in an ornate chair on the set of The Crow, this San Diego exclusive box set includes a fully articulated Eric Draven action figure, an exclusive chair accessory, and the titular Crow. The 7-inch action figure comes packaged in a full color window box with the familiar design of the rooftop window on each side of the box! Pre-order at gentlegiantltd.com or through your local comic shop!(Item #FEB218595, SRP: $39.99)

San Diego 2021 Tron Retro Deluxe Action Figure Box Set

Visit the far-flung future of 1982! As we approach 40 years of Tron, Diamond Select Toys is looking back to the original Tron toy releases for this new exclusive box set! These three 7-inch figures – Tron, Sark and Flynn – are cast in translucent material to replicate their 1982 action figures, with black-light-reactive printed details. Each comes packaged on a retro-styled blister card, and all three come packaged in a full-color window box. Pre-order now at gentlegiantltd.com or through your local comic shop!(Item #SEP209387,SRP: $80.00)

Diamond Select Toys Sneak Peek: Snake Eyes, Cyclops, Skywalker, and More!

The year is half over, and 2022 will be here before you know it! That’s why Diamond Select Toys is opening pre-orders on a variety of products that will ship beginning in January, including items based on The Crow, G.I. Joe, Lord of the Rings, Marvel Comics, and Star Wars!

Crow Movie Premier Collection Resin Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Eric Draven returns as an all-new 1/7 scale Premier Collection Statue! Based on the movie The Crow and measuring approximately 11 inches tall, this statue depicts Eric atop a flaming crow-design base, with his guitar slung across his back and the titular crow alighting on one arm. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella! SRP: $175.00

GI Joe Gallery Snake Eyes PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! G.I. Joe’s silent ninja, Snake Eyes, leaps from a snowy ledge in this all-new PVC diorama from DST! Flanked by his wolf companion Timber, Snake Eyes wields his trademark sword as he launches his sneak attack. Measuring approximately 11 inches tall, this diorama features detailed sculpting and pain tapplications, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Mark Wong and Tony Simione, sculpted by Jorge Santos Souza! SRP: $49.99

Lord of the Rings Gollum Deluxe Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! Gollum gets the deluxe treatment in this new action figure release! Based on his appearance in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Gollum comes packaged with three interchangeable heads, interchangeable hands, a rock formation to climb and perch on, plus other bonus character accessories, including a fish, an axe for Gimli, and knives for Legolas and Aragorn! Gollum features 16 points of articulation, detailed sculpting and paint, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! SRP: $39.99

Marvel Animated Doctor Octopus 1/7 Scale Mini-Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Doctor is in! One of Spider-Man’s greatest foes has arrived in the 1/7 scale bust line, based on his appearance in Spider-Man: The Animated Series! Dr. Otto Octavius rocks four mechanical arms and a bowl cut in this new animated-style bust, featuring culptign and paint applications that leap right off the TV screen. Measuring approximately 6 inches tall, this bust is limited to 2000 pieces and comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Paul Harding! SRP: $69.99

Marvel Comic Gallery Classic Thor PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! This diorama be worthy! Thor makes his classically-styled debut in the Marvel Gallery line of PVC dioramas with this all-new sculpt! Posed swinging his hammer on a rubble-strewn base, this sculpture of the God of Thunder is part of a new series of battle-inspired scenes. This piece stands approximately 9 inches tall, features detailed sculpting and paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Nelson X. Asencio, hand-sculpted by Jean St. Jean! SRP: $49.99

Marvel Comic Premier Collection Cyclops Resin Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Don’t fire until you see the reds of their eyes! The first-ever Marvel Premier Collection statue of the X-Men’s stalwart Cyclops, it shows Scott Summers in his classic costume, unleashing a crimson optic blast. Measuring approximately 11 inches tall and featuring detailed sculpting and paint applications, it is limited to only 2000 pieces and comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed by Clayburn Moore, sculpted by Alejandro Pereira Ezcurra! SRP: $175.00

Marvel Select Venom Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! Taste the Venom! One of the Marvel Select line’s best-selling action figures, Venom returns to the line just in time for the next installment of the Venom film franchise! Measuring 8 inches tall, Venom comes with interchangeable heads and hands, as well as an add-on piece to simulate his look from Venom: Madness! Featuring 16 points of articulation, it comes packaged in Select action figure packaging with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Designed and hand-sculpted by Jean St. Jean! SRP: $29.99

Marvel Select Venom Action Figure

Star Wars Return of the Jedi Luke Skywalker Milestones 1/6 Scale Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Luke Skywalker is back in Black, and he’s the newest Milestones statue! Measuring approximately 12 inches tall, Luke wears his famous all-black outfit from Return of the Jedi, including one black glove, and holds his green-bladed lightsaber. This statue is limited to only 2000 pieces, features detailed sculpting and paint applications, and comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by the Silva Bros. and sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! SRP: $250.00

Star Wars The Force Awakens First Order Stormtrooper Legends in 3D ½ Scale Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! The troopers are coming, and now the foot soldier of the First Order is the latest Legend in 3D! Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, this half-scale bust of a First Order Stormtrooper is limited to only 1000 pieces, and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! SRP: $175.00

Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Count Dooku 1/6 Scale Mini-Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! You may know him as Darth Tyranus, but Count Dooku is a true Dark Lord of the Sith, and now he’s the newest 1/6 scale mini-bust from Gentle Giant Ltd.! Holding his red-bladed lightsaber upright, Dooku is the essence of Sith nobility in this approximately 7-inch mini-bust. Limited to only 2000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by the Silva Bros. and hand-sculpted by Jean St. Jean! SRP: $120.00

Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Count Dooku 1/6 Scale Mini-Bust

Diamond Select Toys Coming in December: Gandalf, Bullseye, Sonic, and More!

A new Previews is coming, and Diamond Select Toys is ready to reveal what’s in June’s edition of the jam-packed catalog! Busts from G.I. Joe, the Clone Wars and Marvel Comics; action figures from Marvel, Muppets and Lord of the Rings; dioramas from Marvel and Sonic the Hedgehog; and statues from Marvel and Star Wars! It’s the best of all worlds! Find a store near you at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at gentlegiantltd.com!

Legends in 3D G.I Joe Storm Shadow ½ Scale Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Because honor demanded it! It’s the first-ever G.I. Joe Legends in 3D bust, and it’s of Cobra’s resident ninja, Storm Shadow! This half-scale bust captures the katana-wielding villain in his trademark white outfit, complete with swords, arrows, throwing stars and more, and sits atop a sword-hilt pedestal. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Salvador Gomes!

Bust     SRP: $200.00

Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figures Series 4 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! The journey continues, with another series of detailed action figures based on the Lord of the Rings film trilogy! Gandalf the Grey makes his debut in the line, with his staff and his sword Glamdring, and the other figure in the assortment is a customizable Uruk-hai Orc, including multiple interchangeable heads and weapons. Each features over 16 points of articulation, and each comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!

Action Figures   SRP: $29.99/ea.

Marvel Animated Style Nightcrawler Statue

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Bamf! Kurt Wagner appears in a cloud of smoke and brimstone in this all-new animated-style statue of Nightcrawler! Based on the Marvel Comics variant-cover artwork of Skottie Young, this approximately 5-inch statue of the X-Men’s teleporter captures him in joyful exuberance. Featuring artwork-accurate paint applications and limited to only 3,000 pieces, this statue comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Paul Harding!

Statue   SRP: $49.99

Marvel Gamerverse Gallery Spider-Man Miles Morales PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! Swinging out of his hit video game, Miles Morales prepares to hurl a Venom Blast at his opponent in this all-new Gallery Diorama! Based on the game’s costume design, Miles leaps over one blast as he charges up another in this sculpture made of high-grade PVC, and featuring translucent materials that catch the light. With detailed sculpting and paint applications, it comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios.

Diorama            SRP: $49.99

Marvel Comic Gallery Iron Man Mark XV PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! One of Iron Man’s classic 1990s armors makes its triumphant return in this all-new gallery Diorama! The Encephalo-Remote armor, classified as Model XV, stands amid the wreckage of an Ultron lab, firing a repulsor blast. Measuring approximately 9 inches tall, it is made of high-quality PVC and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Nelson X. Asencio, and hand-sculpted by Jean St. Jean!

Diorama            SRP: $49.99

Marvel Comic Gallery Iron Man Mark XV PVC Diorama

Marvel Comic Premier Collection Bullseye Resin Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Target acquired! Daredevil baddie bullseye gets the Premier Collection treatment with this all-new 9-inch statue! With one foot up on a Daredevil target and playing cards in both hands, Bullseye is ready to take out whoever he needs to in order to get into your collection. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed by Caesar and Clayburn Moore, hand-sculpted by Clayburn Moore.

Statue   SRP: $175.00

Marvel Comic Venom 1/6 Scale Mini-Bust

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! He wants to eat your brains! Rising from a swirling mass of alien symbiote, his tongue extended, Venom gets his own portrait sculpture in this 1/6 scale approximately 7-inch resin bust. Based on his Marvel Comics appearance, this limited-edition bust comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Only 2,000 pieces will be made! Designed by Nelson X. Asencio, sculpted by Juan Pitluk.

Bust     SRP: $120.00

Marvel Select Immortal Hulk Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Hulk never dies! After his tremendous reception and immediate sell-out, the Immortal Hulk is coming back into inventory! Measuring approximately 9.75 inches tall with 16 points of articulation, this iconic character will become a centerpiece in any Marvel figure collection. With one set of alternate fists and an alternate Cosmic Hulk head, it comes packaged in the famous Select figure packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf display. Designed by Yuri Tming, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. Previously offered as the Rampaging Hulk.

Action Figure     SRP: $29.99

Marvel Select Immortal Hulk Action Figure

Muppets Deluxe Action Figures Best of Series 3 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s time to play the music! Series 3 of the Best of the Muppets action figures features none other than the Electric Mayhem band! Dr. Teeth with Zoot, Floyd with Janice and Animal with his drum kit make up the three packs in this series, and each figure features their instrument as well as multiple points of articulation. Each figure or figure pair comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!

Action Figures   SRP: $24.99/ea.

Muppets Deluxe Action Figures Best of Series 3 Asst.

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Gallery PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! This piece is sure to go fast! Based on the hit movie, this approximately 5-inch sculpture shows Sonic standing on one of Dr. Robotnik’s drones, about to take off in a burst of speed, lightning crackling around him. Sculpted in a 1/6 scale, this statue features detailed sculpting and paint details. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Varner Studios.

Diorama            SRP: $49.99

Star Wars Clone Wars Wrecker 1/7 Scale Mini-Bust

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! The bruiser of the Bad Batch is here! Wrecker, the biggest, strongest and loudest member of Clone Force 99, is now the latest animated-style 1/7 scale mini-bust from Gentle Giant Ltd. Measuring approximately 7 inches tall, this exclusive resin mini-bust shows Wrecker without his helmet, is limited to only 3,000 pieces and comes packaged in a full-color window box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. And look for the gentlegiantltd.com exclusive version with alternate helmeted head! Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Paul Harding!

Bust     SRP: $99.99

Star Wars A New Hope Stormtrooper Milestones 1/6 Scale Statue

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! The troopers are coming! This all-new 1/6 scale statue of an Imperial Stormtrooper stands approximately 12 inches tall and features interchangeable arms, so he can hold an E-11 blaster rifle or a DLT-19 heavy blaster rifle. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Oluf W. Hartvigsen!

Statue   SRP: $250.00

Star Wars Rebels Kanan Jarrus 1/6 Scale Mini-Bust

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Become one with the Force! Spectre Cell member and Ghost second-in-command Kanan Jarrus joins the 1/6 scale line of mini-busts with this all-new sculpt of the Jedi Knight! Featuring interchangeable helmeted and unhelmeted heads, this detailed mini-bust is limited to only 2,000 pieces and comes packaged in a full-color box. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Paul Harding!

Bust     SRP: $120.00

Diamond Select Toys Reveals Lord of the Rings Figures and Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates San Diego Comic-Con 2021 Exclusives!

The magic continues with two new pint-sized San Diego Comic-Con exclusives from Diamond Select Toys! First up are the two knee-high halflings from Lord of the Rings, Frodo and Gollum! Second is a commemorative set of tiny, 2-inch Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates! Both come in special packaging, and both can be pre-ordered at geneltgiantltd.com or through your favorite retailer!

San Diego 2021 Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figure Box Set

What has it gots in its pocketses? This exclusive two-pack of Lord of the Rings action figures lets the cat out of the bag, showing Frodo in his completely invisible mode, wearing the one Ring of Sauron. Standing right next to him is Gollum, who looks upset about someone stealing his “precious.” Each 4-inch action figure features multiple points of articulation, as well as detailed sculpting and paint applications. Limited to only 4,000 pieces, the pair comes packaged in replica of an opening book, along with Gollum’s boat. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item #FEB218593, SRP: $49.99)

San Diego 2021 Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figure Box Set

San Diego 2021 Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates Commemorative Gift Set

What’s this? What’s this? It’s a new gift set of Nightmare before Christmas Minimates! Based on Tim Burton’s stop-motion classic, Jack Skellington, Sally, the Mayor, the Wolfman, Behemoth and the Clown with the Tearaway Face come packaged in a hexagonal display that shows off a different character on each side. Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features multiple points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts. Designed by Barry Bradfield! (Item #DEC208636, SRP: $39.99)

San Diego 2021 Nightmare Before Christmas Minimates Commemorative Gift Set

Catch Diamond Select Toys’ 2021 Showcase

This year’s New York Toy Fair has been canceled, but Diamond Select Toys is still showing off new products! Diamond Select Toys’ Showcase 2021 runs down what’s upcoming for 2021 and early 2022, with presentations by President Chuck Terceira, Director of Design and Development Dev Gilmore, and Product Manager Robert Yee.

Products showcased include:

  • Cobra Kai Deluxe Action Figures Series 1
  • Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figures Series 4
  • New Star Wars Busts and Statues
  • Tron Retro Action Figure San Diego Box Set
  • Upcoming Marvel Convention Exclusives
  • Invader Zim, Godzilla, Invincible, Avatar The Last Airbender, Nightmare Before Christmas, The Crow, and more!

Diamond Select Toys In Stores Now: Superman and Lord of the Rings!

One ring to rule them all! The first two figures in the Lord of the Rings series hit comic shops this week, and they’re Tolkien-tastic! Legolas and Gimli are in the first series, with build-a-figure Sauron parts, and they each come with a bunch of accessories! Also, some guy named Superman!

DC Comic Gallery Superman Ascendant PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys Release! Look, up in the sky! Superman rises above the clouds in this all-new installment in the DC Gallery line of dioramas! Measuring approximately 10” high, this PVC sculpture features detailed sculpting and paint applications, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed and sculpted by Alterton. (Item #JUL201912, SRP: $49.99)

Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figures Series 1 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! Form the Fellowship! The epic new series of Lord of the Rings action figures begins with the original odd couple, the dwarf Gimli and the elf Legolas! Each 7-inch scale figure features 16 points of articulation, detailed sculpting and a full range of accessories. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box with hangtag, and each figure comes with a piece of Sauron – collect the whole line to build the 13-inch villain! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item #FEB208698, SRP: $29.99/ea.)

Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figures Series 1 Asst.

Diamond Select Toys New to Pre-Order: Vision, Scarlet Witch, Iron Giant, and More!

It’s almost time for a new Previews catalog to arrive, full of new items from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd., and here’s a sneak peek at what’s in it! In addition to a new figure based on the popular WandaVision series, and the first-ever set of G.I. Joe Minimates, there are products based on Marvel, Star Wars, The Crow, The Iron Giant, and Lord of the Rings! Read on for details, then pre-order through your local comic shop!

The Crow Movie Gallery Rooftop PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! Crouching on a rooftop, Eric Draven stalks his prey in this all-new Gallery Diorama based on the cult-favorite movie The Crow! With the Crow on his shoulder and steam circling his feet, this approximately 10-inch sculpture is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella. (Item #APR212361, SRP: $49.99)

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Minimates Series 1 FCBD Box Set

A Diamond Select Toys release! Yo, Joe! Who fights for freedom wherever there’s trouble? The all-new G.I. Joe Minimates line! Based on the popular Real American Hero looks, this first box set includes Snake Eyes, Scarlett, Storm Shadow and Cobra Commander, and it’s exclusively available to retailers participating in Free Comic Book Day! Each 2-inch Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and includes interchangeable parts and accessories, and all come packaged in a full-color blister card. Designed by Barry Bradfield! (Item #APR210053, SRP: $29.99)

Iron Giant Select Battle Mode Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Iron Giant attacks! Celebrate the dark side of the Iron Giant with this all-new action figure featuring gun hands, undented angry head and of course, light-up eyes!,This approximately 8.5-inch action figure features approximately 16 points of articulation and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in our display-ready Select action figure packaging. (Item #APR212366, SRP: $29.99)

Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figures Series 3 Asst,

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Evil one has risen! Complete your 13-inch build-a-figure of Sauron with this, the third series of Lord of the Rings Deluxe action figures! Aragorn and a Moria Orc are the two figures in this series, each with weapons and accessories – the orc even includes alternate heads so you can customize different orcs! Each 7-inch scale figure features multiple points of articulation, as well as detailed sculpting and paint applications. Each comes packaged in a full-color Deluxe window box. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #APR212365, SRP: $29.99/ea.)

Marvel Animated Style Apocalypse Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! The first mutant makes his animated-style debut in this all-new statue based on the Marvel artwork of Skottie Young! Measuring approximately 4.5 inches tall and almost as wide, this detailed statue of X-Men foe Apocalypse features art-accurate paint applications, and comes on a simple black base. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Paul Harding! (Item #APR212359, SRP: $59.99)

Marvel Comic Premier Collection Thing Resin Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s clobberin’ time! The ever-loving blue-eyed Thing arrives in the Premier Collection as an all-new classically styled statue! The Fantastic Four’s rocky curmudgeon strikes a fighting pose in front of a poster announcing an upcoming wrestling match, and clocks in at about 9 inches tall. Featuring detailed sculpting and paint applications, this statue is limited to only 3,000 pieces and comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Designed by Caesar, hand-sculpted by Clayburn Moore! (Item #APR212360, SRP: $175.00)

Marvel Comic Gallery VS Vision PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Vision appears! A long-awaited addition to the Marvel Gallery line, this approximately 10.5-inch-tall sculpture of the synthezoid Avenger depicts the Vision on a battlefield base, phasing through a piece of rubble. Featuring detailed sculpting and paint applications, it comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Nelson X. Asencio, hand-sculpted by Jean St. Jean! (Item #APR212358, SRP: $49.99)

Marvel Select Scarlet Witch TV Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s Wanda! The Scarlet Witch arrives in the Marvel Select action figure line with a figure based on her final look in the WandaVision Disney+ series! Measuring approximately 7 inches tall, Wanda wears her latest outfit, and comes packaged in the famous Select action figure packaging. It features 16 points of articulation, as well as detailed sculpting and paint applications and an interchangeable hooded head. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #APR212357, SRP: $29.99)

Star Wars Return of the Jedi Boba Fett Milestones 1/6 Scale Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Boba is back! The recently revived bounty hunter is captured at his moment of triumph, in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, in this all-new 1/6 scale statue. Standing in Jabba’s throne room, blaster at the ready, Boba Fett measures approximately 12 inches tall and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, it comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Sculpted by Joe Menna! (Item #APR212362, SRP: $250.00)

Star Wars Rebels Darth Maul 1/7 Scale Mini-Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Sith warrior is now the latest animated bust! Based on his appearance in the Star Wars: Rebels animated series, Darth Maul wields his double-bladed lightsaber in preparation of facing his Jedi opponents. Measuring approximately 6 inches tall, this 1/7 scale mini-bust features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color window box. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Paul Harding! (Item #APR212363, SRP: $59.99)

Star Wars Rise of Skywalker Emperor Palpatine 1/6 Scale Mini-Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! As seen in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the evil Emperor Palpatine returns! This all new 1/6 scale bust captures Sith lord Palpatine’s appearance in the latest Star Wars film, and stands approximately 7 inches tall. Limited to only 1500 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by the Silva Bros., sculpted by Gentle Giant Ltd.! (Item #APR212364, SRP: $120.00)

Diamond Select Toys Coming in 2021: Buffy, Batman, Lord of the Rings and More!

In the far-flung future of 2021, awesome toys will be yours! The new solicitations from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd. paint a vivid picture of Spring, with new products based on Batman: The Animated Series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Justice League, Marvel Comics, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and more! Pre-order through your local comic shop or favorite online retailer, then start counting the days until they’re in your hands!

Batman: The Animated Series Batman Batarang Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Dark Knight returns in this new addition to the line of busts based on Batman: The Animated Series! Preparing to hurl a batarang, Batman is ready for action in this 1/7 scale, approximately 7-inch resin bust. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Varner Studios! SRP: $59.99

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Gallery Buffy Summers PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! Vamps beware! Buffy the Vampire Slayer returns to Diamond Select Toys as a brand-new Gallery Diorama! Showing the Buffster dusting a vamp with a handy wooden stake, this approximately 9-inch diorama is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Jorge Santos Souza. SRP: $49.99

Legends in 3D Justice League Animated Wonder Woman ½ Scale Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Wonder Woman is a legend, and now she’s a Legend in 3D! The Amazonian heroine joins the L3D line of half-scale busts in her look from the Justice League animated series! Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, she features detailed sculpting and paint applications, and comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Limited to 1,000 pieces. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Varner Studios! SRP: $175.00

Legends in 3D Marvel Comics Carnage ½ Scale Bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! We’ve reached maximum Carnage! Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, this half-scale bust of Carnage is the latest in the Legends in 3D line. Based on his comic appearance, Carnage bares his teeth as tendrils of symbiote grip his architectural pedestal! He features detailed sculpting and paint applications, and comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Limited to 1,000 pieces. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella! SRP: $175.00

Lord of the Rings Deluxe Action Figures Series 2 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! Form the Fellowship! Add the Hobbit that started it all to your 7-inch Lord of the Rings collection with this highly anticipated release! Featuring movie likeness, this approximately 4-inch figure shares the series with a 7-inch Nazgul/Ringwraith! Each includes character-appropriate accessories, as well as 16 points of articulation, and each comes with a part of the 13-inch Sauron build-a-figure! Each figure comes packaged in a full-color window box with hangtag. Designed by Yuri Tming and Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. SRP: $29.99 each

Marvel X-Men Animated Rogue bust

A Diamond Select Toys release! Mutant pride, shugah! Southern belle Rogue enters the fray as the newest bust based on X-Men: The Animated Series! Capturing the cartoon’s costume and colors, this approximately 6-inch tall, 1/7 scale bust sits on a grey pedestal and is in scale to the rest of the X-Men. Includes a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Limited to 3,000 pieces. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Paul Harding. SRP: $59.99

Marvel Comic Gallery Storm PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! The goddess of the X-Men rises from a swirling cloud in this all-new Gallery Diorama! Measuring approximately 11.5 inches tall this sculpture of Ororo Munroe, a.k.a. Storm, is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Alejandro Pereira. SRP: $49.99

Marvel Movie Premier Collection Logan Statue

A Diamond Select Toys release! Hugh Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine is now the newest Premier Collection statue from DST! Measuring approximately 10.5 inches tall, this resin statue depicts the suit-clad Logan with his claws bared, ready for action. It features detailed sculpting and paint applications, as well as movie likeness. Includes a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Limited to 3,000 pieces. Sculpted by Rocco Tartamella. SRP: $175.00

Marvel Select Human Torch Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! Flame on! The Fantastic Four’s hot-headed member gets his first-ever Marvel Select action figure with this all-new release! Standing approximately 7 inches tall and featuring 16 points of articulation, this figure is cast in translucent material, and comes with interchangeable flame effects, a flight stand and a Golden Age Torch head! It comes packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Chris Dahlberg! SRP: $29.99

Star Wars Dr. Aphra PX 1/6 Scale Mini-Bust

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! The Doctor is in! Cunning rogue and Darth Vader colleague Dr. Aphra joins the Star Wars mini-bust line with her blaster at the ready! Capturing the character as she appears in the pages of Marvel Comics, this 1/6 scale, approximately 7-inch mini-bust features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It is limited to 3,000 pieces and comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. A Previews Exclusive! SRP: $99.00

Star Wars: Clone Wars™ Ahsoka Tano 1/7 Scale Bust

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Jedi Ahsoka Tano™ wields her twin lightsabers in this, her first animated-style bust! Capturing the character as she appears in the Clone Wars™ animated series, this 1/7 scale, approximately 6-inch mini-bust features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It is limited to 3,000 pieces and comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Paul Harding. SRP: $99.00

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Batman The Animated Series Resin Busts

A Diamond Select Toys release! In response to overwhelming fan demand, the Rogues are back! Six of Batman’s greatest foes – and most sought-after mini-busts – have returned to fill out their unfinished editions. Capturing the characters as they appeared in Batman: The Animated Series, these 1/7 scale, approximately 6-inch mini-busts feature detailed sculpting and paint applications. Each is limited to 3,000 pieces and comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Varner Studios.

  • Mr. Freeze        SRP: $59.99
  • The Riddler       SRP: $59.99
  • The Penguin     SRP: $59.99
  • Scarecrow        SRP: $59.99
  • Phantasm         SRP: $59.99
  • Clayface           SRP: $59.99
Batman The Animated Series Resin Busts

Lost in Space Electronic Lights and Sounds Retro B9 Robot

Danger, Will Robinson! B9 is back in a “retro” style red-and-blue metallic edition inspired by the toys of yesteryear! This 10-inch rendition of B9, the friendly helper robot from Lost in Space, features lights and sounds taken straight from the classic sci-fi TV show. Lights on his head and chest blink constantly while B9 is on, and additional lights and dialogue are triggered with the push of a button, including “I will accompany you, you may need protection,” “Cannot compute, programming data insufficient,”  and his famous cries of “Danger!” You can also manually raise and lower his head, open and close his claws, extend his arms and turn his torso to the left and right. He even has wheels so you can roll him around! Comes packaged in full-color window box with try-me feature. SRP: $49.99

Lost in Space Electronic Lights and Sounds Retro B9 Robot

Lord of the Rings and Avatar the Last Airbender Action Figures Go Up for Pre-Order!

Tired of living in today’s science-fiction world? Enter a world of fantasy with Diamond Select Toys’ next two action figure releases! The first series of Lord of the Rings Deluxe action figures and the second series of Avatar the Last Airbender Deluxe action figures are up for pre-order now, on the DST site and other online retailers. Place your order today for delivery this fall!

Avatar The Last Airbender Deluxe Action Figures Series 2 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys Release! Based on the hit animated series, Series 2 of Avatar the Last Airbender figures includes two highly requested figures! Firebender Azula and airbender Aang (in his Season 1 outfit) each include powerful bending effects pieces, and Aang even includes his glider! Each figure features approximately 16 points of articulation, is sculpted in a 7-inch scale, and is packaged in a full-color window box with hangtag.  Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Richard Force. (Asst. #FEB208697, SRP: $24.99/ea.)

Lord of the Rings Action Figures Series 1 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! Form the Fellowship! The epic new series of Lord of the Rings action figures begins with the original odd couple, the dwarf Gimli and the elf Legolas! Each 7-inch scale figure features 16 points of articulation, detailed sculpting and a full range of accessories. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box with hangtag, and each figure comes with a piece of Sauron – collect the whole line to build the 13-inch villain! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Asst. #FEB208698, SRP: $24.99/ea.)

Super-Articulate: Your Collecting Timeline

I was posed this question by a co-worker yesterday. He asked, “How and when do you decide what to collect?” He meant specifically in terms of figures, but I suppose you can apply it to anything. I had a multi-year period where I collected baseball cards due to an increased interest I had in baseball around junior high. I’ve been getting comics nearly my entire life. But figures is an interesting question, and I think I can break that down.

First thing, I’m going to subtract just “generally getting toys” from the timeline. I had Fisher-Price Adventure People, for example, but I couldn’t say that I actively “collected” them. I’m only going to include lines that I could honestly say that I collected. (Let me clarify that the years are when I collected these series and not the dates that the lines necessarily ran).

Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes and Others (late ‘70s): I’m sketchy on the year, but the first Mego figure that I know I had was . . . Wonder Woman. I’m pretty sure my Aunt Jennie got me this, and I’m pretty sure it’s because I loved Super-Friends and Wonder Woman on TV. I could have been . . . 3, maybe? That would be 1976ish, which is about right, as Mego introduced the WW figure in 1974. Shortly after, I had Batman, Robin, Superman, Shazam!, Joker, Penguin, and Spider-Man. I’m honestly not sure why I didn’t have more Marvel. I DID, however, get three of the Mad Monsters: Frankenstein’s Monster, Dracula, and The Mummy; I’m also not sure why I didn’t have the Wolf Man, as I love werewolves. I had Captain Kirk from the Star Trek line (this is the only one that my memory is fuzzy on, as I think I might have had a couple of others), a couple from Planet of the Apes, and all of the Wizard of Oz (except the Munchkins) and the Emerald City playset. A number of these were played to death, lost to time or garage sales or younger relatives. I believe I still have the Kirk somewhere as the last survivor; that’s because he doesn’t believe in the no-win scenario.

photo via MegoMuseum.com

Star Wars (1977-1984; 1995-2002ish; 2019): I’ve told this story here and elsewhere a couple of times, so I’ll keep this one brief. I was all in at the start; I even had the Early Bird Certificate. I was really consistent until I lost steam after ROTJ and stopped due to my interest in other things. When the line came back in the ‘90s, I picked up again and hung in until just after AOTC. I stopped completely until this past year when The Mandalorian re-ignited my interest, and I started filling in certain characters from the 6-inch Black Series. I kind of regret not getting on that sooner, but since I’m not approaching it as a completist, I’ll live with it.

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982-1987): Again, I’ve told this story, notably a much longer version in the book The Joy of Joe. I got into the 3-3/4” line early, and I was all in on both the toys and comics right up until around BattleForce 2000.

Masters of the Universe (1982-1984): A brief run, but one I should include. I really liked that Castle Grayskull playset.

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons from LJN (1983-1984): A brief shining moment. I didn’t have all of them, but I had quite a few. These had great detail and should have stuck around longer.

Transformers (1984-1986): I was never a completist, and mostly done in 1985. I got a handful in 1986, including the Aerielbots and Hot Rod (which I got after the movie). My favorite from the line remains Jetfire.

Super Powers (1984-1986): Definitely not complete (I refer you to the previously discussed Mister Miracle and Cyborg), but I loved this line and would have certainly gotten more if they’d gone into the proposed Teen Titans, Blue Devil, and more.

THE LAYOFF (1987-1991): I quit collecting for a few years spanning junior high and in to the senior year of high school or so. The absence was due to a variety of reasons: lack of interest, concentrating on comics, lack of money, sudden upturn in the ability to secure dates, school activities, hanging out with bands, and so on. But the thing that really brought me back, outside of a stray pick-up here or there, was when the Toy Biz X-Men line launched in 1991.

Marvel/X-Men/Spider-Man/etc. (1991 to Now, really): I am a nearly lifelong X-Men fan. Seeing them get figures ahead of the animated series brought me back. And when I went in, I went in all the way. With a brief break for the cessation of Marvel Legends a decade ago, I’ve pretty much been in the tank ever since. I narrowed my focus over time to the 6-inch Legends, and they comprise the bulk of my collecting today.

Star Trek (Playmates; 1992-1996 or so): I told the story of my girlfiend (now wife) hunting down the original Deanna Troi figure for me. I was definitely into this for a good bit, picking up a lot of ST:TNG, DS9, and TOS figures. I stopped around Voyager due to a combo of burnout, the return of Star Wars, and my ongoing focus on comics figures.

Spawn/Youngblood/Wetworks (1994-1996): Like seemingly everyone else that started getting McFarlane Toys, I was drawn in by the details and the chance to get characters from an exciting new publisher. My favorites were the Wetworks figures (again, love that Werewolf). I stepped away from these as I lost interest in the comics themselves.

Total Justice/JLA (1996-1999): I really wanted a DC line in the ‘90s that was comparable to the Toy Biz Marvel avalanche. This was a decent, brief attempt. It got extended into comic shops and TRU exclusivity (loved the “hard light” evil versions of the JLA based on the “Rock of Ages” comic arc) and actually did Connor Hawke (MIA in action figure form ever since).

DC Direct (1998-2010ish): I loved DC Direct for a good, long while. There were some maddening bits (scale inconsistency, an unwillingness to finish teams), but there were some truly great character selections that we’ll possibly never see again (Enemy Ace? Tim Hunter? The Authority? Spider Jerusalem? Jericho?). For a kid that always wanted JSA and Legion figures, this line was a partial dream come true. I ultimately ditched it due to character repetition, increasing prices, and a more enjoyable experience collecting DCUC and doing the C+C figures with my kids.

Wrestling (WCW/Toy Biz 1998-2001; WWF/E:1998-2001ish): Like millions (and millions) of people, I was very into wrestling for a time at the turn of the century. I’d watched a lot in the mid ‘80s, gone away from it, and picked it back up watching Nitro rebroadcasts while working the late shift of a publisher. (I was working 3pm to 11:30pm, and TNT would rerun the show after I got off work.) Soon after, I was watching both WWF/E and WCW, and soon after that, the Toy Biz WCW figures hit. I got interested for a while, but my collecting of the figures faded as a I watched less and less.

Dragonball Z (circa 2000-2007): Similar time frame, similar story. Started watching DBZ on Toonami. The show had an incredible array of characters and I really enjoyed it. I got these for a good while, including the DB and GT spin-off lines, but I tapered off when they did.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel (2000ish-2006): Again, you love a show and you might buy the figures. I really feel like these could have gone on longer, as there are a number of characters that never quite made it (seriously, where the hell was Gunn? Or Connor or Gwen Raiden or Harmony or Nina?). I stopped just ahead of them releasing Kennedy and Kendra, which I never picked up.

Gundam (2001-2003): Stop me if you’re heard this one before. But I started watching Gundam Wing, and . . . yeah. I got A TON of these as I started writing for Newtype USA and watching more and more Gundam series. I didn’t list it, but I picked some up in “Japan” at EPCOT a couple of years ago.

Lord of the Rings (2001-2005): Loved the book for years. Loved the animation. Loved the movies. I thought that the figures were great. I didn’t get the tail-end variants or the Eye of Sauron, but I did get the trolls, the horses and warg, and the fell beast. I regret that a different company got the license for The Hobbit films; I never did get any of those, and they never completed the dwarves.

Justice League (2003-2009ish): One of the greatest animated series of all times turned out a line of great-looking figures that had a really hard time standing up. I burned out when they started doing more and more direct exclusives, etc., but I did get the Grundy and Giganta. I gave all of these to my boys.

DC Universe Classics (2007-2012): You know something? I loved this line. I thought it was a worthy compliment to Marvel Legends and the Collect + Connect figures were among the first things that my sons contributed to helping with where my collection is concerned. The character selection overall was great and Mattel deployed some boxed sets in clever ways to get us characters like the Crime Syndicate. One of my favorite things ever is the Legion of Super-Heroes boxed set. It was a drag when they had to go the subscription model, but I stuck with it the whole time (and with Club Black Freighter, too). I know they tried to continue the idea with DC Multiverse, and I have more than a couple of those as a companion to these, but they just weren’t quite the same. This is a lamented line for me.

CURRENTLY: Marvel Legends and certain Star Wars: The Black Series (6-inch scale only). I will pick up occasional DC figures that hit a spot that’s not covering on my shelf (come on with the classic Dawnstar, McFarlane).

All right, readers. What about you? What are your main lines? How long? What’s the line you collected the longest that you eventually quit, and why? Let’s talk.

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