Diamond Select and Hasbro Team Up in 2021!
Gotta say - did NOT see this coming! I'll be fascinated to see what come of it! From Diamond Select : "Diamond Select Toys and Hasbro Team up on New Collector Products
Diamond Select Toys is known for their wide range of dynamic collectibles. Hasbro is the home of many of the world’s greatest toy and entertainment brands. Now, the two companies will partner up on a new line of collectibles based on some of Hasbro’s biggest names!
The new range will include products based on Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, classic animated Dungeons & Dragons, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, and Jem and the Holograms. Products will include both retro-styled collectibles as well as items based on the newest iterations of the characters. It is DST’s first time working on Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering, two fantasy brands that continue to capture the imagination of fans worldwide.
“Hasbro is the home of wildly popular brands with deep, rich histories that have spawned some of the most iconic heroes and villains in pop culture,” said Diamond Select Toys president Chuck Terceira. “It’s a real thrill to be able to work with these characters – some of them for the first time – and present them to fans as unique, dynamic collectibles.”
The new range will span multiple categories of collectibles, including Gallery Diorama PVC sculptures, Premier Collection and Milestones resin statues, Legends in 3D half-scale busts and Minimates mini-figures. The first products will launch in Fall 2021 at comic shops, specialty stores and drug stores worldwide.
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About Diamond Select Toys
Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC, was founded in 1999 to create unique and exciting collectibles for children and adults alike, and with the acquisition of Art Asylum in 2007 and Gentle Giant Ltd. in 2019, they have become the premier source for pop-culture products. “DST” licenses a variety of entertainment properties from partners Hasbro, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Universal, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, Nickelodeon, Sega, Skybound, Netflix and Sony Pictures. Products include Gallery Dioramas, Select action figures, Vinimates vinyl figures, Minimates mini-figures, statues, busts and more. They are headquartered in Hunt Valley, MD. For more information, visit diamondselecttoys.com and gentlegiantltd.com.
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