Toy Fair 2017: Marvel Gallery Netflix Daredevil Statues! Elektra!

Toy Fair Netflix Punisher Marvel Gallery Statue Close-Up

When Diamond Select Toys revealed and opened pre-orders for their Marvel Gallery Netflix Punisher statue last week, I wondered if we might get lucky enough to see Daredevil himself previewed at the New York Toy Fair 2017 or if that would be too much to hope for. Well, not only did DST meet my desire at the show, but they did me one better by showing off their lineup of Marvel Gallery Netflix, Daredevil, Luke Cage and Elektra statues!

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Toy Fair: Marvel Select Spider-Man Homecoming & Star-Lord Figures!

Close-Up of Marvel Select Homecoming Spider-Man Movie Figure

Earlier today I discussed the Marvel Select Netflix Daredevil and Spider-Gwen figures that we weren’t expecting to see debut at New York Toy Fair 2017 over the weekend, and now it’s time to take a look at the two figures we absolutely were expecting to see premiere at the show: Marvel Select Spider-Man Homecoming costume and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Star-Lord! DST is one of the last companies to reveal their interpretations of these characters, so I was worried they might be overshadowed–but these are two Marvel Select movie figures that absolutely do not disappoint…

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Toy Fair 2017: Marvel Gallery Guardians of the Galaxy Statues!

Marvel Gallery Gamora Rocket Raccoon Statue

Ordinarily I don’t like to throw around arbitrary awards like “Best in the Show” for the various conventions and events where collectibles companies show off their latest products, but there was one company at New York Toy Fair 2017 that really “wow”-ed me like never before, and that was Diamond Select Toys. Not only did Diamond Select bring surprise additions to their long-running Marvel Select series, but they also debuted over a dozen new Marvel statues at the show and really cemented themselves as a force in the Marvel statue world. And among those new reveals were their first-ever MCU PVC statues: the Marvel Gallery Guardians of the Galaxy statues!

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Toy Fair 2017: Marvel Select Spider-Gwen & Netflix Daredevil Figures!

Marvel Select Spider-Gwen Figure Revealed

I apologize for the lack of updates yesterday, as a combination of a ton of appointments at the New York Toy Fair 2017, massive server downtime because of the heavy traffic generated by the event and traveling back to New England from New York City with a massive migraine limited my posting capabilities temporarily. But I’m home now and ready to tackle the 2017 Toy Fair in some depth–beginning with coverage of some figures folks have been really and truly waiting for: the Marvel Select Spider-Gwen and Netflix Daredevil figures have now been revealed!

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Toy Fair 2017 Preview: Marvel Gallery & Premier Collection Statues!

Wolverine Marvel Premier Collection Statue Revealed

New York Toy Fair 2017 doesn’t start until Saturday morning, but like many other companies, Diamond Select Toys is diving into the fray and starting the party early! While we’re still going to have to wait until the show to see the new Marvel Select Spider-Man Homecoming and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 figures, DST has dropped a quartet of major reveals this morning. And hey, not only can we look at these new statues, but the Marvel Gallery Ironheart & Netflix Punisher and Premier Collection Wolverine & Iron Man statues are now up for order!

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Marvel Gallery Phoenix Statue & Marvel Premier Classic Iron Man!

Diamond Select Toys Phoenix Statue Marvel Gallery Close-Up

It’s been a good month for the Phoenix! Not only is the Sideshow Dark Phoenix Premium Format Figure now arriving at collectors’ doors (and looking gorgeous), but now Jean Grey has been revealed as the next release in DST’s bargain-priced statue line: the Marvel Gallery Phoenix statue is now up for order! But prolific as ever, that’s not the only Marvel statue Diamond Select Toys has lined up this month: a resin Classic Iron Man is deploying as well…

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Marvel Select Doctor Strange Movie Figure Released & Photos!

Marvel Select Doctor Strange Movie Figure Packaged

It’s been the better part of a year since the Marvel Select Doctor Strange movie figure first apparated at shows and events for collectors to drool over–but after a lengthy wait, the Diamond Select Toys MCU version of the Sorcerer Supreme has finally arrived in retail stores and our collections today! I prefer to secure my Marvel Select figures from online retailers, but I couldn’t resist heading over to my closest comic book store to check out the DST Doctor Strange in person…

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Marvel Select Destroyer Odin Figure Released & Photos!

Marvel Select The Destroyer Odin Figure Released

The postal service is infuriatingly slow delivering my latest Diamond Select Toys figure (grumble grumble), so that meant I had to take a field trip down to the mall this week to at least take packaged photos of the first Marvel Select figure to arrive this year! He may not be in the upper-echelon of most beloved Marvel villains, but I’ve seen firsthand now just how drop-dead gorgeous and amazing this Marvel Select Destroyer Odin figure is…

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Diamond Select Marvel Premier Collection Thanos Statue!

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2018 may be Thanos’s breakout year when he finally has the villainous starring role in “Avengers Infinity War”, but 2017 is primed to be the year of Thanos… statues! Not only is the Kotobukiya Thanos Fine Arts statue arriving shortly, but Sideshow has a movie-based maquette coming up for order soon. And that’s not all–! Diamond Select Toys has the most classic (and cheapest) version of them all–the Marvel Premier Collection Thanos statue is now up for order!

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Marvel Select Star-Lord Drax Rocket Raccoon & Baby Groot Announced!

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Thus far it’s been a pretty quiet Marvel toy news week while we wait to ring in the new year, but we’re not quite out of topics to talk about yet! And so, today I’ll be discussing the silhouettes (no, really, they’re just shaded-in silhouettes) that both Guardians of the Galaxy collectors and Marvel Select action figure fans have been waiting for: the 2017 Marvel Select Star-Lord & Rocket Raccoon and Drax & Baby Groot figures are now up for order!

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GameStop Exclusive X-Force Deadpool Marvel Gallery Statue!

Gamestop Exclusive X-Force Deadpool Statue

Is there anything more exciting in the entire world than randomly stumbling upon a collectible that you didn’t even know existed in a store? (Don’t answer that.) 2016 is the year that Diamond Select Toys really entered the ring with their own line of low-priced Marvel statues. And not only is their affordable-yet-awesome 9″ Marvel Gallery Deadpool statue one of the best values of the year, but it turns out there’s a variant: a GameStop Exclusive X-Force Deadpool Marvel Gallery Statue!

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Gwenpool Statue & Marvel Minimates Wave 72 Up for Order! MOJO!

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Last week Diamond Select Toys premiered their buzz-worthy Marvel Select Lady Deadpool figure, but that wasn’t the only major Marvel solicitation DST had in store for us this month! DST continues to spoil us collectors with an enormous depth and breadth of characters, including several that they’ve never produced before: the first Gwenpool statue and Marvel Minimates Mojo, Spiral, Silver Samurai and more are now up for order!

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Marvel Select Lady Deadpool Figure & Headpool Revealed!

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Diamond Select Toys has been teasing Marvel collectors for many months now regarding an all-new, never-before-done comics-based Marvel female figure, and I’ve heard tons of guesses ranging from Rogue to Carol Danvers Captain Marvel to Kamala Khan Ms. Marvel to Psylocke and more. But the truth was uncovered today on PreviewsWorld, and the actuality is a figure I don’t remember seeing anyone guess: the Marvel Select Lady Deadpool figure has now been revealed!

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Minimates & Jessica Jones Statue!

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We’ve reached the latter half of October 2016, and that means it’s time for another round of Diamond Select Toys solicitations! Occasionally Marvel items are absent altogether from these solicitations, but that’s not the case this month.

Instead, two hotly-desired new items have now been officially announced: the Diamond Select Toys Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Minimates and Marvel Gallery Jessica Jones Statue are now up for order!

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NYCC 2016: Marvel Minimates Figures! Squirrel Girl!

Marvel Minimates Squirrel Girl Figure & Tippy-Toe

Although there weren’t any new Marvel Select figures on display at NYCC 2016, that doesn’t mean that Diamond Select Toys didn’t bring some new Marvel toys to get excited about! In fact, two upcoming waves of Walgreens Exclusive Marvel Animated Minimates figures were on-hand with some characters that I think a lot of fans are going to be pretty stoked about, including modern Scarlet Spider, Anti-Venom, Speed Demon… and the first-ever Minimates Squirrel Girl figure!

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