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Toy Fair 2017 : Diamond Select Toys



Marvel Select

After initially saying they had no plans for Netflix figures, Diamond softened their stance in recent months - and we can now see why as they've have just unveiled a Netflix Daredevil in their 7" Select range - complete with unmasked head. Daredevil will come with a diorama of the lift from the fight scene in series 1.

We also got our first look at the brand new Select Spider-Man from Homecoming and Starlord from Guardians of the Galaxy. The Starlord appears to come with the masked head, and the images are not clear if a second head is packed in. It has been confirmed Starlord will come with rocket attachments for his boots, similar to those seen on the comic book version.

For comic book collectors we can see Lady Deadpool but also a Spider-Gwen figure - both of which will hit Comic Book Stores later in 2017

Pulp Fiction / Kill Bill

It seems the Diamond Pulp Fiction range of 7" select figures is still progressing. Three figures were on display at Toy Fair - Jules, Butch and Marsellus. These are now on the release schedule after spending quite a while in development, they should be in stores by Autumn 2017.

Each will come with a diorama base, with the bases for Butch and Marsellus interconnecting to a sidewalk diorama.

Between Pulp Fiction & Kill Bill, DST have 21 figures planned and within this we will be getting Harvey Keitel's Winston Wolf and Christopher Walken's Captain Koons. Where the opportunities arise, the diorama bases will connect up so we will be seeing some diorama's of Jack Rabbit Slims, The Diner and from Kill Bill - The House of Blue Leaves, with figures like Bill and O-Ren.

"Jules, Marcellus and Butch are leading off #PulpFiction Select Action Figures Series 1. Coming this fall! #toyfair #toyfair2017 #5407" - DST via Twitter

Other Select Figures

First up is a look at the Diamond Select Nightmare before Christmas, Series 4, figures - starting with Pyjama Jack

We've also had promotional images for the next wave of Muppet Select figures. This three pack release will feature The Swedish Chef. Sam the Eagle packed with Rizzo the Rat. Doctor Teeth and Zoot.

Diamond have also secured the licence to the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, and you can see their first Select Captain Jack in the images below. Other figures will be Barbosa and Salazar, the new bad guy. Buy all three figures and you can build a diorama of the deck of the Black Pearl.

For Star Trek fans, the next Select Trek figure will be a Borg. This was not allowed to be photographed so there are no images at this stage.

Other licences in the Select range discussed at Toy Fair, but not on display, are for the upcoming Stephen King Dark Tower movie and for the Nintend Video Game Kingdom Hearts. We look forward to seeing the first images of these.

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters will continue into 2017 with a whole new series which will be based on Ghostbusters 2. The first figure we've seen is Vigo the Carpathian, and there was a mockup of Peter MacNichols Doctor Janosz alongside Vigo and Janosz will come with the painting of Vigo as a pack in accessory.

The new series will include a Build a Firestation diorama, and this was mocked up behind the figures. You can see the mockup of the Firehouse in the images below along with the GB2 hanging sign to the right. (Images via the Fwoosh)

In a follow up tweet, DST have confirmed that like the Ghostbuster figures (series 1 to 5) there will be 15 figures in this Ghostbuster 2 Series each coming with a part of the Firehouse. The hanging sign will have two options so you can build your diorama as either a Ghostbusters 1 or Ghostbusters 2 firehouse.

"The Ghostbusters Firehouse is the next build-a-diorama in the Ghostbusters Select Action Figure line! Collect all 15 pieces in Series 6-10, starting with Vigo the Carpathian! (Paper rendering shown, actual size with silhouette on right and footprint below.)" - DST via Twitter

You will also be able to add Marshmallow Winston and Marshmallow Egon to the collection. Unlike the other Marshmallow figures, Diamond have said this is NOT an exclusive - and can be purchased from your local store. These will be single releases not a true "select" release as they will come without any accessories.


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