Marvel Minimates from Diamond Select Toys
and Art Asylum
continue to take the toy world by storm, and this summer there will be quit a few new figure sets available to make even the most casual collector drool at the mouth.
First up is the Toy Fare Magazine Exclusive Power Man
and Iron Fist
set. These are based on Marvel Comics legendary heroes for hire and slated to ship in Early July, 2004. You can place an order for these Wizarduniverse.com
Up next is the new AFX
exclusive Iron Man set that will include Classic Iron Man
& Silver Centurion
. These will first be offered at Wizard World Chicago (August 13-15), and then shortly afterwards on their site.
Then there is the Tower
exclusive Clobberin" Time Thing
2-pack. These figures are based on John Byrne's legendary run on the Fantastic Four. These will be available at both Tower Record stores and online.
And if thats not enough, then there is the Summer Convention set of Wolverine (Brown & Orange)
& Mariko Yashida
who was Wolverine's love interest at one time. This set will be available at the San Diego Comic Convention (July 22-25) for $6.99 a set. These are limited to 5,000 pieces.