Fans of The Next Generation (and Deep Space Nine) will have much to look forward to in terms of Diamond Select collectibles for the rest of 2008. In honor of TNG’s 20th Anniversary there is a new Art Asylum first season Jean Luc Picard figure with Chair coming out in September (joining the already available Kirk and Pike w/ command chair figures). Plus Diamond has just announced a Nemesis Beverly Crusher, as well as TNG Season 7 Miles O’Brien, a limited Nurse Alyssa Ogawa, and (Diamond Previews Exclusive) Ro Laren [see below]. It is good to see DST has been listening to fan requests for more secondary characters. Those will be are joining other TNG figures becoming available over the next month…
TNG Series 5 [pre-order set of 4 now for $47.99]
Available just this week are figures for the irrepressible Q, as well as Season 7 Beverly and Wesley Crusher figures. The Picard w/chair becomes available in September, but perhaps even more exciting is that the promised First Contact Data which will be available this autumn with a limited number of 1,701.
Crushers and Q [order case set for $89.99…includes 8 figures total]
Closer look at Picard and his chair [pre-order now for $18.99]
TrekMovie.com Exclusive sneak peak at First Contact Data
This October, Captain Benjamin Sisko, Odo, Jadzia Dax, and Ezri Dax join the previously available DS9 "Tribbles" version toys. DST is known for its variety and detail with the Star Trek toys, with prototypes of the DS9 action figures promising the same.
DS9’s Odo, Sisko and the Daxes [pre-order set of 4 now for $47.99]
Next week, look for a article about more DST toys for Star Trek: TOS.
Many of the above items can be ordered now from Action Figure Express