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Diamond Select Toys On Sale This Week: Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More!

It’s the dead of winter, but Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd. are heating things up at comic shops! A blistering 20 items shipped to stores this week, including items from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Star Wars, Avengers: Endgame, Bruce Lee, Cthulhu, Castlevania, Kingdom Hearts, the Rocketeer and The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Bruce Lee Select Series 2 Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Dragon returns for Series 2 of Bruce Lee 7-inch-scale action figures! This shirtless, black-pants-wearing rendition of the legendary martial artist features the most articulation ever in a Select action figure, as well as multiple accessories and interchangeable parts. Packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Designed by Yuri Tming, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item #AUG192724, SRP: $29.99)

Castlevania Netflix Select Action Figures Series 1 Asst.

A Diamond Select Toys release! Dracula beware! The new action figure line based on Netflix’s Castlevania TV series bands together the three heroes who took on the Lord of Darkness – Trevor Belmont, Sypha Belnades and Alucard. Each features approximately 16-20 points of articulation and comes with interchangeable weapons and accessories. Each figure comes packaged in the display ready Select action figure packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Richard Force! (Assortment, MAY192367, SRP: $29.99/ea.)

Cthulhu Gallery PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! Cthulhu awakens! The first-ever Gallery Diorama of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu depicts the old god rising from his place of dreaming in R’lyeh. Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, and hand-sculpted in extraordinary detail by Eli Livingston, this sculpture is cast in high-quality PVC with detailed paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box. (Item #SEP192500, SRP: $49.99)

DC Comic Gallery Green Lantern PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! Beware his power, Green Lantern’s light! Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, this PVC sculpture of Green Lantern features detailed sculpting by Joe Menna based on a design by Joe Allard. As he flies through space wearing a ring-constructed armor and shield, Green Lantern is making sure your sector is safe! Packaged in a full-color window box with an opening front panel. Previously a GameStop exclusive. (Item #SEP192501, SRP: $49.99)

DC Comic Gallery Killing Joke Joker PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! One of the most notorious Joker stories is now one of the most notorious Gallery PVCs! Depicting the Clown Prince of Crime at the height of his mania, as seen in “The Killing Joke,” this detailed PVC sculpture stands approximately 10 inches tall and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Shawn Knapp, sculpted by Jean St. Jean. (Item #AUG192728, SRP: $49.99)

DC Movie Gallery Aquaman Black Manta PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! In the “wake of Justice League, the Aquaman movie is on our sonar, and DST is offering a new PVC diorama based on the film! This exclusive 9-inch sculpture of Black Manta features detailed sculpting by Rocco Tartamella based on a design by Mark Wong, with fine paintwork that compares with a high-end resin statue. This diorama is in scale to all other DC Movie Gallery PVC dioramas, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Previously a GameStop exclusive. (Item #SEP192502, SRP: $49.99)

Kingdom Hearts 3 Select Action Figures Series 2 Asst

A Diamond Select Toys release! The new Kingdom Hearts game is final here, and DST has more figures to celebrate! Based on Kingdom Hearts 3, this assortment of three multi-packs includes Hercules with a Soldier and Shadow Heartless, Toy Story Sora with an Air Soldier and the Kingdom Key keyblade, and Guardian form Sora with an Air Soldier and the Hero’s Origin keyblade! Each 7-inch scale action figure features a full range of articulation, and each set comes packaged in display-ready Select figure packaging. Sculpted by Oluf W. Hartvigsen! (Item #MAR192444, SRP: $24.99/ea.)

Kingdom Hearts 3 Toy Story Valor Form Sora Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! From the newest Kingdom Hearts video game, KH3, it’s Sora, in his Valor Form from the Toy Story world! Featuring approximately 16 points of articulation, this fully poseable action figure includes the Kingdom Key keyblade and comes packaged on a blister card. Sculpted by Oluf W. Hartvigsen. (Item #AUG192725, SRP: $19.99)

Kingdom Hearts 3 Wisdom Form Sora Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! From the newest Kingdom Hearts video game, KH3, it’s Sora, in his Wisdom Form! Featuring approximately 16 points of articulation, this fully poseable action figure includes his Shooting Star keyblade and comes packaged on a blister card. Sculpted by Oluf W. Hartvigsen. (Item #AUG192726, SRP: $19.99/ea.)

Marvel Comic Ghost Rider 1/6 Scale Resin Bust

A Diamond Select Toys Release! Gaze into the penance stare of this awesome Ghost Rider bust from Gentle Giant Ltd., and you’ll see why you have to own it! Measuring approximately 6 inches tall, this 1/6 scale resin bust of the Spirit of Vengeance features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Comes with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed and sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item # JUN192394, SRP: $99.99)

Marvel Select Avengers Endgame Hulk Action Figure

A Diamond Select Toys release! Because you demanded it! The first Marvel Select action figure based on Avengers Endgame is none other than the heroic Hulk! Wearing his new outfit from the blockbuster film, this approximately 9-inch action figure features 16 points of articulation and interchangeable hands and fists. Packaged in display-ready Select action figure packaging with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item # JUL192664, SRP: $29.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Select Action Figures Series 7

A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s that time of year again! The Nightmare Before Christmas is about to begin once more, and the hit action figure lines continues with three all-new figures, each with a piece of a larger diorama! Snowman Jack, Big Vampire and Skinny Vampire each come with pieces to build the Halloween Town guillotine environment (completed in Series 8), and Snowman Jack also includes parts to turn into an actual snowman! Each figure comes packaged in the display-ready Select packaging with side-panel art for shelf reference. Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue, sculpted by Cortes Studios! (Item #APR192522, SRP: $29.99/ea.)

Rocketeer Gallery PVC Diorama

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Rocketeer flies into the wild blue yonder in this, the first-ever Gallery Diorama based on the classic Disney film! Measuring approximately 11 inches tall, this sculpture of the Rocketeer taking flight is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella. (Item #SEP192491, SRP: $49.99)

Star Wars Milestones Chewbacca 1/6 Scale Resin Statue

A Diamond Select Toys Release! Let the Wookiee win! As seen in Solo: A Star Wars Story, a younger Chewbacca fires his rifle while wearing goggles in this new Star Wars Milestones statue from Gentle Giant Ltd.! Measuring approximately 14 inches tall, this 1/6 scale piece comes with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Designed and sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item #JUN192389, SRP: $199.99)

The Joker Celebrates 80 Years with a 100-PAge Spectacular in April 2020

Since his first appearance in April 1940, The Joker has become one of the most iconic and compelling characters in comic books and all of popular culture. Time and time again, his drive to sow discord and chaos has made him more than a match for Batman and his mission to protect the citizens of Gotham City.

As The Joker enters his eighth decade of criminal madness, fans can celebrate with a one-of-a-kind collectible tribute comic book. The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 is a Prestige format one-shot homage to The Joker featuring an original lineup of tales by comics’ most celebrated storytellers, including Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Paul Dini, Denny O’Neil, Scott Snyder, Tom Taylor, Jock, José Luis García-López, Mikel Janín, James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, and more. The stories run the gamut from terror to humor to outright anarchy, showing how The Joker has left his indelible mark on Gotham City, from the gates of Arkham Asylum to the Gotham City PD, from the local underworld to Batman and his allies.

Artists from across comic books are stepping up to pay their respects to The Joker through a series of variant covers depicting Batman’s arch-nemesis:

  • 1940s variant cover by Arthur Adams
  • 1950s variant cover by David Finch
  • 1960s variant cover by Francesco Mattina
  • 1970s variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams
  • 1980s variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz
  • 1990s variant cover by Gabriele Dell’Otto
  • 2000s variant cover by Lee Bermejo
  • 2010s variant cover by Jock

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 is a 100-page, Prestige format one-shot comic book available at comic book retailers and participating digital retailers on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 for $9.99.

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1

LDD Presents DC Universe: Joker is Available for Pre-Order

“If I weren’t crazy, I’d be insane!”

Deadly, unpredictable, and deranged, The Joker wreaks havoc amongst the city of Gotham as the Clown Prince of Crime.

Based on his appearance in the comics, the Joker is outfitted in a tailored 3-piece suit with lapel flower detailing.

The malevolent madman is all smiles! Joker’s all-new head sculpt captures his maniacal red-lipped grin and coiffed green hair. He comes complete with a “Bang!” flag gun that can be held in his hand.

LDD Presents DC Universe: Joker stands ten inches tall and features five points of articulation. He comes packed in a window box, perfect for display.

Retailing for $50, the figure will ship some time between February and April 2020.

Entertainment Earth Gets an Exclusive Batman Jokers Wild Batman Pop!

Entertainment Earth Exclusive! The Joker is out for revenge, and it looks like he got it! He’s made some artistic “improvements” to Batman’s traditional likeness. What do you think? You like? Measuring approximately 3 3/4-inches tall, this one-of-a-kind Batman Jokers Wild Batman Pop! Vinyl Figure – Entertainment Earth Exclusive features an all-white Caped Crusader defaced with graffiti symbols and drawings! He comes packaged in a window display box.

Batman Jokers Wild Batman Pop! Vinyl Figure - Entertainment Earth Exclusive

Spawn and the Joker Join Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11‘s Kombat Pack roster has been revealed and there’s some comic characters within. Both Spawn and the Joker will be playable along with a T-800 Terminator.

Other characters include Shang Tsung, Nightwolf, and Sindel plus skin and gear with each DLC character and 19 additional skins. Guesses on those skins and Spawn and Joker’s fatalities?

The pack will be released on January 28, 2020.

Check out the reveal video below.

Batman and Joker Battle It Out as Previews Exclusive Batman: The Animated Series Egg Attack Figures

No hero is complete without their villainous counterpart, and nowhere is that more evident than in the endless battle of good versus evil taken up between Batman and the Joker. The Dark Knight returns to uphold the forces of good, this time as a faithful reproduction of one of the world’s most celebrated cartoons, Batman: The Animated Series. The timeless show was a serialized take on the caped crusader that layered a classic film-noir style on top of the world of Batman and pitted him against one of his most famous adversaries: the Joker! Diamond Comic Distributors and Beast Kingdom present the PREVIEWS Exclusive Batman the Animated Series Batman and Joker Egg Attack Action figures!

Based on the 1992 animated series version of Batman voiced by Kevin Conroy, this PREVIEWS Exclusive Egg Attack Action figure marks the first of Beast Kingdom’s new range of six inch, highly posable action figures based on the world of DC superheroes.

Batman includes a variety of faithfully recreated accessories and materials that perfectly capture the film-noir aesthetics seen in the show. Everything from the real cloth tights, fabric cape, replacement eye masks and mouth shapes, to the light up eyes go a long way to making this figure a definitive Batman the Animated Series collectible. Accessories include multiple interchangeable hands, grapnel gun, a variety of batarangs, and unique display stand.

PREVIEWS Exclusive Batman The Animated Series EAA-101 Batman Action Figure

Following the release of the EAA-Batman, Beast Kingdom is proud to introduce the PREVIEWS Exclusive Egg Attack Action figure Joker from Batman the Animated Series! Befitting of any crazed villain, the Joker is seen with his classic purple suit, orange vest, bow tie and 3 replaceable facial expressions fit for any occasion. Collectors can now reenact any of his signature ultra-creepy expressions as well as having the ability to pose him with a high degree of articulation. The figure packs a series of accessories including: four pairs of hands, a clown grenade to fight off his enemies, a Batman Doll for those lonely clown nights, a mutated clown fish, clown dentures and the infamous pistol that shoots out a bang to scare any foe!

PREVIEWS Exclusive Egg Attack Action figure Joker
PREVIEWS Exclusive Egg Attack Action figure Joker

The PREVIEWS Exclusive Batman The Animated Series EAA-101 Batman Action Figure (JUN198985; SRP $80.00) and EAA-102 Joker Action Figure (JUL198090; SRP $80.00) are now available for pre-order at comic shops, with an expected release date of May 27, 2020.

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It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s everyone excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Beat – The Joaquin Phoenix Joker movie won’t draw any material from comics – Good.

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SDCC 2019: Black, White, and Red All Over Harley Quinn and The Joker DC Teekeez Vinyl Figures Exclusive

Harley and her Puddin’ are all dressed up and eager to crash this year’s SDCC! This is your chance to own the Black, White, and Red All Over Harley Quinn and The Joker DC Teekeez figures created exclusively for San Diego Comic-Con 2019! You can guarantee you get these rare collectibles by purchasing them now and then picking them up at Cryptozoic’s Booth #115 during the event.

Black, White, and Red All Over Harley Quinn and The Joker are variants of the vinyl figures from Cryptozoic’s DC Teekeez line, which is inspired by tiki culture and features iconic DC characters. Designed by Mark Doublin and sculpted by Stephan Ehl, these versions of the figures are dressed formally, with Harley wearing a black, silver, and white costume and The Joker showing off his black suit and red bowtie (plus some nifty dental work, with white teeth rather than his usual yellow). The 2.625-inch collectibles have a distinctive wood-carved aesthetic and come packaged in a window box with a foil sticker marking the set as exclusive. Like all DC Teekeez, they are stackable.

The figures can be pre-ordered on June 20, 2019 starting at 10am PST. The presale requires a $20 non-refundable deposit and there’s a limit of 2 sets per customers.

Only 300 sets will be produced.

Diamond Select Toys In Stores This Weekend: Dark Knight, Pacific Rim, Star Trek and FCBD Spidey!

It’s a big weekend at comic shops — not only is it Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, but there are a ton of new items coming to stores from Diamond Select Toys! Be on the lookout for Gallery PVCs of Supergirl, Bane, Joker, Gipsy Avenger, Black Panther and not one but TWO Spider-Men! Plus, the long-awaited Star Trek Select Borg action figure!

DC COMIC GALLERY SUPERGIRL COMIC PVC DIORAMA

(OCT182227, $45.00) 
How super is your Gallery? The Girl of Steel breaks into the DC Gallery line of PVC dioramas with this dynamic new sculpture of Kara Zor-El! Shattering a set of chains, Supergirl flies out of an explosion and onto your shelf in a 10-inch diorama by James Marsano based on a design by Caesar. This sculpture features detailed paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box.

DC MOVIE GALLERY DARK KNIGHT RISES BANE PVC DIORAMA

(OCT182229, $45.00) 
Speak of the devil, and he shall appear! The conqueror of Gotham City stands triumphant in this new PVC diorama based on the Dark Knight Rises! Depicting Bane standing on the roof of his camouflage tumbler vehicle, this sculpture by Rocco Tartamella was based on a design by Shawn Knapp. The diorama stands approximately 11 inches tall, is made of high-grade plastic, features detailed paint applications, and comes packaged in a full-color window box.

DC Movie Classics Gallery Dark Knight Joker PVC Diorama

(Item #NOV182293, SRP: $45.00)
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Why so serious? Heath Ledger’s greatest role is brought to three-dimensional life in this, the latest PVC Diorama in the DC Gallery line. Joining Batman and Bane, this 9” sculpture of the Joker as he appears in The Dark Knight depicts him holding a hand of playing cards with his clown mask and a bag of money at his feet. Made of high-quality vinyl with exacting paint details, it comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Shawn Knapp and sculpted by Rocco Tartamella!

MARVEL COMIC GALLERY SPIDER-MAN WEBBING PVC DIORAMA

(SEP182341, $45.00) 
How spectacular is your Gallery? Spider-Man returns with an all-new sculpt in the Marvel Gallery PVC diorama line! Crouched on a web slung across an alleyway, Spider-Man lives up to his namesake in this all-new PVC sculpture portraying the hero in his element. Measuring approximately 7″ high by 11 ” wide, this detailed sculpt by Alterton is based on a design by Caesar, and comes packaged in a full-color window box.

Marvel Movie Gallery Black Panther Unmasked PVC Diorama

(Item #NOV182283, SRP: $45.00)
A Diamond Select Toys Release! From the blockbuster Black Panther movie comes this new, unmasked Marvel Gallery PVC of T’Challa himself! The Black Panther is ready to pounce on anyone who invades Wakanda in this variant sculpture based on the hit film, and it is in the same 9-inch scale as the other figures in the Marvel Gallery line. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella!

PACIFIC RIM GALLERY GYPSY AVENGER PVC DIORAMA

(OCT182230, $45.00) 
How titanic is your Gallery? The world of Pacific Rim Uprising just got even bigger, with the first ever Gallery PVC Diorama from the hit sequel! Gipsy Avenger stands on guard against Kaiju (and rogue Jaegers) above a diorama of decimated buildings in this 10-inch sculpture, cast in high-grade plastic and featuring detailed paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box, it was designed and sculpted by BigShot ToyWorks.

STAR TREK SELECT BORG ACTION FIGURE

(SEP182332, $24.99)
Resistance is futile! No Star Trek fan can pass up the opportunity to own the ultimate Borg action figure! This 7-inch, fully poseable action figure is based on the Borg’s appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and includes multiple interchangeable parts, including human and Klingon heads, various eyepieces, different tool arms and a removable vest. You can create dozens of different configurations and build an army of Borg! With a full 16 points of articulation, this figure comes packaged in display-ready Select figure packaging with side-panel artwork. Sculpted by Patrick Piggott!

Marvel Comic Gallery FCBD Black Costume Spider-Man PVC Diorama

(Item #NOV180013, SRP: $45.00)
How spectacular is your Gallery? Spider-Man celebrates Free Comic Book Day with this black-costume variant in the Marvel Gallery PVC diorama line! Crouched on a web slung across an alleyway, Spider-Man lives up to his namesake in this all-new PVC sculpture portraying the hero in his element. Measuring approximately 7” high by 11 “ wide, this detailed sculpt by Alterton is based on a design by Caesar, and comes packaged in a full-color window box.

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