Monday, July 10, 2017

The Nightmare Before Christmas (Diamond Select)



The Nightmare Before Christmas
Diamond Select
2016 - 2017

The Nightmare Before Christmas has had merchandise based on it ever since its release in 1993, and rightly so. It's one of the most popular animated films to date, right up there with your typical Disney classic. Fans love it, and obsessed folks can't get enough of it. Now if only we could get a sequel.

It seems that every so often a new wave of action figures are released. Hasbro started it all in 1993. NECA had a go in 2003, and Funko even made a ReAction line in 2016. Mind you, that's just the tip of the iceberg as many other companies released merchandise in between all of that.

Diamond Select's 2016 (and still running) line is a wonderful addition to any Nightmare Before Christmas fan. The sculpting is spot on, and what the figure lack in articulation is made up in spades with the accessories and backdrops included in each package.

Wave one featured Jack Skellington, Sally and Oogie Boogie - Three common figures that seem to jump start every Nightmare Before Christmas line. Not that this is a problem. It's just typical.


Wave two featured The Mayor, Dr. Finkelstein and Santa Jack. You've got to check out those amazing accessories packed in with the trio. They're spot on renditions to those seen in the films.

As of this writing, the line is only on wave two. A third wave has been announced that will include Pumpkin King Jack, Santa Claus, and Oogie's Boys - Lock, Shock and Barrel. What's not to love about that?



Much like any series of toys based on Tim Burton's animated classic, prices will most likely start to rise quickly. For now though, you can still get each figure for roughly twenty to twenty-five dollars. It's highly recommended that you jump in now if these are something you're planning to add to your collection.

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2 comments:

  1. One of the few lines you can predict will go up in value. I haven't seen the movie since it came out in theaters. Need to remedy that situation.

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    1. Agreed. This will definitely go up in price.

      As for the movie - I try to watch it once a year. Typically around Christmas.

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