NYCC 2015: Square Enix Play Arts Kai – Batman v Superman, Marvel Variants, and More

NYCC 2015 - Square Enix Play Arts Kai

I have been a fan of Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai line for some time, but with price creep pushing single figures to the $100 range and more, I’ve curtailed my purchases somewhat. I may have to go hog wild on some of their newest reveals though. Most notably, Square Enix expanded their DC license to include Batman v Superman, revealing four figures – Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Bats in his armored suit. While I’ve been particularly¬†disappointed by what some licensees (ahem Mattel) have produced, these are the first to really pique my interest.

While Street Fighter has seemingly gone to the wayside, they’ve continued with their mainstays. DC continues with more Arkham and variant figures.¬†The newer Marvel variants add Black Widow and Captain America. And there’s Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Metal Gear Solid, and Halo, to name a few more.

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Diamond Select Toys Thank You Sale Starts Tomorrow on Thanksgiving

Diamond Select Toys is offering 10% – 20% off all items available in their online store. That includes Marvel Select, Marvel Minimates, Star Trek, the Walking Dead, the Expendables, Ghostbusters, and a whole lot more.

The sale starts on Thanksgiving (tomorrow) and runs through Monday. Happy shopping!

“Thank You” Sale!

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and to say “thanks” to their customers for making 2013 such a great year, Diamond Select is offering a discount on all in-stock items in their Web store! Running from Thanksgiving (Nov. 28th) through Cyber Monday (Dec. 2nd), if you visit the “Products” section at diamondselecttoys.com, you’ll be able to order any in-stock item at 10% off using the code DSTX10.

Marvel Minimates Series 39 Thor Movie Asst Expendables 2 Hale Caesar Figure Femme Fatales Steampunk Lexi PVC Statue

Plus, selected items will be eligible for a 20% off code DSTX20! Check out the list below, and visit the special “Sale” section of the store to pick up some great deals!

Get 20% off on:

  • All Minimates Vehicles
  • Alice: Madness Returns Minimates
  • Battle Beasts Minimates
  • Expendables Action Figures and Minimates
  • Femme Fatales Darkchylde Statue
  • Knight Rider License Plates
  • Femme Fatales Steampunk Lexi Statue
  • Marvel Minimates – Thor Movie
  • Marvel Minimates – Outback X-Men
  • Marvel Minimates – Torch and Blastarr
  • Ghostbusters Series 4 Minimates
  • Star Trek Retro Figures
  • Street Fighter X Tekken Minimates
  • Tomb Raider Minimates
  • Universal Monsters Minimates
  • Walking Dead Minimates Halloween ComicFest 2-Pack

via Diamond Select Toys.

Marvel Select The Wolverine – Write Your Own Story by ActionFiguresRule

A few weeks ago, our good friend Richard, aka ActionFiguresRule, from the MATRIX Photo Booth and AFR Studio sent me some quick pics for the Marvel Select Wolverine from Diamond Select Toys. He promised some follow-up pictures in more of a story format. And he sent them a little while back, and in all my glorious laziness I only got them posted today (sorry Richard!)

The cool thing is that he’s provided all the pictures for a great story, but left it up to you to fill in the rest. Have a great plot, or dialogue, or the whole deal? Leave it in the comments below. Have fun!

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Check Out the Tomb Raider Minimates Gallery from Diamond Select Toys

This is just a small sampling of the great pics of the upcoming Tomb Raider Minimates that DST posted on Facebook recently. Having never really played one of the many Tomb Raider games, I have no idea who the secondary characters are, but there’s a bunch of them who look like great bad guy fodder. Zombie-looking samurai are cool!

Tomb Raider Minimates

Coming soon to your local comic shop, online retailers and Toys “R” Us!

via Tomb Raider Minimates.