Diamond Select’s lost line of Marvel Minimates finds a new life at Walgreens

Diamond Select’s lost line of Marvel Minimates finds a new life at Walgreens

The loss of Toys”R”Us stores has left a gaping, nostalgic hole in our hearts.  After all, who among us of a certain age didn’t grow up as a “Toys”R”Us kid,” begging our parents to take us to the store to buy a new toy and spending countless hours thumbing through their Christmas catalogs?  When they shuttered their doors earlier this year, we not only lost one of the last big toy stores, but also access to some exclusive merchandise.  With Toys”R”Us gone, so too was a new line of Marvel Minimates from Diamond Select thrown into limbo.

Thankfully, this “lost” line of figures have found a new life at Walgreens, as the TRU Series 26 wave has finally been made available.  With some great gems like a holographic Iron Man, Madame Masque, and an absolutely amazing the Spot figure, this line is well worth seeking out.  Check out the details below.

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“Lost” Marvel Minimates Wave Gets a Second Life at Walgreens!

For 15 years, and over nearly 400 characters, Marvel Minimates have been building the Marvel Universe one assortment at a time. But one assortment of characters was nearly lost forever! Originally slated to be released at Toys”R”Us, TRU Series 26 was all but cancelled, until a new retailer stepped in to make it available to collectors. Starting today, Series 26 can be found exclusively on Walgreens.com!

Available only online, Series 26 includes three different two-packs, from three different areas of the Marvel Universe. The assortment includes:

  • The new Iron Spider, Hobie Brown, with the teleporting super-villain The Spot. Iron Spider features three additional, removable arms, while The Spot includes an alternate head and multiple black discs and bases that represent his teleportation portals.
  • Holographic Iron Man with masked villainess Madame Masque. An artificial intelligence inside a classic Iron Man armor, Iron Man has a translucent Tony Stark head under his removable helmet; Madame Masque includes a blaster.
  • Marvel Now Cyclops with Marvel Now Rogue. The former leader of the X-Men, now public enemy number one, faces off against the reformed X-Man and Uncanny Avenger, who coms with an alternate hairpiece with her hood raised.

Each Minimates mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and fully interchangeable parts, and comes with a clear display stand for advanced posing. The two-packs will be sold individually, and each is in short supply, so order early.

Visit your nearest Walgreens to find exclusive Minimates based on Avengers One Million B.C., Marvel’s Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and the animated series Marvel’s Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Secret Wars.

The figures are available today exclusively at Walgreens.com

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