On Sale This Week: Halo, Dawn and Marvel vs. Capcom!
August 1, 2012 - It's Wednesday,which means that your local comic shop has gotten in yet another batch of comic books... and a new batch of exclusive toys from Diamond Select! This week brings a new assortment of Minimates, a new box set and a new Femme Fatales statue, so gamers and comic lovers take note and plan your trip now!
Marvel vs. Capcom Minimates Series 3
These 2-inch-tall gladiators represent some of the most popular characters from the Marvel and Capcom universes: Captain America and Ryu! She-Hulk and Chun Li! Doctor Doom and Albert Wesker! X-23 and Felicia! The female characters are only available at comic shops, so be sure to snag your set!
Halo Minimates Series 5 Box Set
Marvel vs. Capcom Minimates are Back for Round 3! Fight!
August 2012 - After two rounds, Diamond Select Toys has still not decided who the winner is in their Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates line. Now it's time for the third and final round! Series 3 hits comic shops this week, and will be coming to Toys "R" Us shortly, and DST has put together a series of exhibition bouts to show off the new characters' moves! In a new photo shoot, DST has pitted Marvel characters against Capcom characters based on Series 3's two-pack pairings. That card includes:
- Captain America vs. Ryu
- Doctor Doom vs. Wesker
- She-Hulk vs. Chun Li (specialty market exclusive)
- X-23 vs. Felicia (specialty market exclusive)
- MODOK vs. Akuma (Toys "R" Us exclusive)
- Thor vs. Amaterasu (Toys "R" Us exclusive)
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates Wave 2 On Sale!
February 2012 - You've faced Round 1 and lived, now get ready for Round 2! The new batch of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates hits comic shops, online retailers and specialty stores on Wednesday, February 29, and the line-up includes some of the most popular characters from Marvel Comics and the world of Capcom gaming.
- Spider-Man vs. Chris Redfield
- Wolverine vs. Viewtiful Joe
- Super Skrull vs. Crimson Viper (specialty exclusives)
- Storm vs. Jill Valentine (specialty exclusives)
Plus, in the very near future, Toys "R" Us will get their own version of Wave 2, with their own exclusive two-packs:
- Taskmaster vs. Spencer (TRU exclusives)
- Sentinel vs. First Appearance Ryu (TRU exclusives)
Check out the packaging pics here, and look for this wave next week. And if you haven't already, pick up Series 1 now!