What’s in store for us from Diamond Select come early 2014? Well we will know soon enough when the next issue of Previews drops in October! What are some the highlights this month? Well first off two Marvel Select figures that should be part of your classic Avengers set, Hawkeye and Thor. Then on the Minimates side of things we see Angela, who made her Marvel Comics debut in the wake of the Age of Ultron, and she will be making her Minimates debut as well! Check out what else is in store for us this winter!
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 two new Marvel Minimates box sets, a new Universal Monsters bank, two much-requested Marvel Select figures, and a new Marvel bottle opener! There’s something for everybody!
Marvel Minimates Iron Man 3 Hall of Armor Box Set
A Diamond Select Release! Designed by Art Asylum! In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark’s hall of Iron Man armors met an untimely end, but now it lives on, as the biggest Minimates box set in ten years! From the jerry-rigged Mark 1 to the invasion-stopping Mark VII -– plus the self-assembling Mark 42 – each Stark-worn iteration of the armor from the Marvel films is here, as well as new figures of Tony Stark and Pepper Potts! All ten Minimates are packaged together in an extra-long window box, and each Minimate measures 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation. It’s an instant Iron Man collection for new and old fans alike! (Item #OCT131844; SRP: $50.00)
Marvel Venom Metal Bottle Opener
A Diamond Select Release! Thirsty for vengeance? Have a cool beverage instead, courtesy of this solid metal bottle opener in the shape of Eddie Brock, a.k.a. the Spider-Man villain called Venom! Just wrap his teeth and tongue around the bottlecap of your drink of choice and voila – that thirst goes away, perhaps replaced by a hunger for juicy brains. Measuring just under 4 inches tall, this metal opener has a polished chrome finish, as well as magnets on the back to keep him on your fridge, plotting revenge. Comes packaged in a collector case with full-color slipcover. (Item #OCT131849; SRP: $18.00)
Universal Monsters Wolfman B&W Bust Bank
A Diamond Select Release! Sculpted by Eli Livingston! What’s black and white and furry all over? The Wolfman, of course! This highly detailed vinyl bank of one of the most famous movie monsters has just gotten a silver screen make-over, in lush grey tones to re-create the look of the Universal Studios film! With a coin slot in his back and an access door in the base, this 8-inch licensed portrait of Lon Chaney is now more screen-accurate than ever! (Item #OCT131847; SRP: $22.99
Marvel Minimates Age of Ultron Box Set
A Diamond Select Release! Designed by Art Asylum! Ultron has taken over the Earth, and only the greatest heroes of the Marvel Universe can stop him! …Or can they? This box set based on the recent Marvel crossover event features four characters based on the series: Iron Man, Nick Fury, Angela and a futuristic three-armed Ultron! Each Minimate measures 2 inches tall with 14 or more points of articulation and a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Packaged in a four-color window box. (Item #OCT131843; SRP: 19.99)
Marvel Select Classic Thor Action Figure
A Diamond Select Release! Sculpted by Gabriel Marquez! From the halls of Asgard and the pages of some of the greatest comic books ever written steps the mighty Thor! The hammer-wielding Avenger has returned to the Marvel Select line in his classic incarnation, as a fully articulated 7-inch action figure with 16 points of articulation! This Thor figure includes his hammer Mjolnir as well as an asteroid display base, all in the stylish Select packaging. (Item #OCT131850; SRP: $24.99)
Marvel Select Classic Hawkeye Action Figure
A Diamond Select Release! Sculpted by Jean St. Jean! The eagle-eyed Avenger Avenger has returned to the Marvel Select line in his classic incarnation, as a fully articulated 7-inch action figure with 16 points of articulation! This comic-based Hawkeye figure includes his bow, multiple arrows (including one with the Wasp perched on it) and a detailed display base featuring the fallen form of Ultron. All are packed in the famous Marvel Select display packaging. (Item #OCT131851; SRP: $24.99)
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