2015
31.10

Welcome ghouls, ghosts, trick-or-treaters, and all our blog readers (living or undead)! The staff put together a list of their favorite monster/creature minimates released from all the different lines. Do you agree with their picks? Let us know in the comments and hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween!!

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2015
31.10

Happy Halloween!!

We’re back again for another fall celebration. We have a few pics of …  along with a few other spooky treats. Make sure to check out the contest on the forum (ends Sunday night) and you might just win a prize! Be safe tonight; beware of those ghouls and ghosts; but most importantly have fun!

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2015
28.10

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“Just because they eat you doesn’t mean they like you.” It’s time for more Jay & Silent Bob! This set marks the eighth time that the duo has had Minimates in the past 3 years. This time, they’re not just dead on the inside…they’re dead on the outside, too! This Halloween season we step into the so-called “Kevin Smith merchandising machine” and look at the zombified remains of Jay & Silent Bob. Snootchie Bootchies!

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2015
27.10

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Long before Minimates, the frightening titular character of ALIEN found its way to toy shelves in the form of the legendary 18-inch Alien figure, courtesy of Kenner Toys. The figure was quickly pulled from shelves, no doubt due to the nightmares it caused for many an unsuspecting child, and has become one of the bigger grails of toy-collecting. Now, 35 years later, DST pays tribute to that figure with this San Diego Comic Con exclusive!

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2015
26.10

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Halloween week; what better time of year to review one of the previously released Ghostbuster box sets! This is the “I Love This Town” set that includes all four of the Ghostbusters from the original 1984 movie. Would you ‘love’ this set enough to add to your spooky decorations? Read on to find out …

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2015
05.10

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A new range of Marvel Minimates has appeared, and they’re at the corner of happy and healthy! Diamond Select Toys has launched a new set of Minimates at Walgreens, solely based on Marvel animated properties. Alongside Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble, a set based on the new Guardians of the Galaxy cartoon was produced. Is this set a star, or should it be thrown into a black hole? Let’s find out!

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2015
27.09

Today we’re jumping back to the 80’s for the very first (and best!) junior X-Men team, the New Mutants! This 4-pack was released as an AFX Exclusive in 2010. Let’s have a look, shall we?

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2015
23.09

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“That woman deserves her revenge and we deserve to die.  But  then again, so does she.  So, I guess we’ll just see.  Won’t we?”

–Budd

One can hardly argue that DST isn’t diverse when it comes to what licenses are picked for Minimates.  Who would have though you could have Spider-Man, Batman, Captain Kirk, Madonna, Clint Eastwood, and the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad all in the same scale and style?  Today’s review pertains specifically to that last thing, the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who hail from Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill.  We got the Bride and O-Ren in the first Kill Bill boxed set, but it took us another three sets to get the remaining three members of the Squad, along with another version of the film’s main character, Beatrix Kiddo.

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2015
16.09

For the 50th Wave of Marvel Minimates, DST did a fan poll to determine which characters would be included. Today we’re going to look at the army builder from the wave, Nova Corps Centurion, as well as the villain(s) they’re packaged with, Baron Zemo II and the variant Baron Zemo I! Read on!

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2015
14.09

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Marvel Minimates Wave 60 pays tribute to the X-Men during one of their most popular decades: the ‘90s.  With the X-Men, it’s hard to get more 90s than Jubilee, chilidog-eating-mall-babe.   She shows up in Wave 60, paired up with Brotherhood of Evil Mutants member (and Mystique’s long-time significant other) Destiny.

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