It looks like the Robert Kirkman empire is expanding. For those not familiar with Kirkman, he is the creator of the successful and very popular Walking Dead comic series that is also the basis for the AMC TV series. He is also responsible for the popular long running Invincible comic series, and the more recent Thief of Thieves, which has also been optioned by AMC.
Announced today through multiple sources are new collectibles based on these three popular properties from Diamond Select Toys. First up is an 8-inch Walking Dead Rick Grimes bust bank based on the character’s comic book appearance. The Rick Grimes bank will be available from this fall for around $23.
Also shown today are some upcoming Invincible collectibles. Once again this fall, Diamond Select will be releasing a 4-pack of Invincible Minimates based on the comic series. The four figures included are Mark Grayson aka Invincible, Omni-Man, Atom Eve and Allen the Alien. Along with the new minimates, comes an Atom Eve statue that is part of Diamond Select’s Femme Fatales line.
Lastly is another property from Kirkman, and his newest, Thief of Thieves. Diamond Select will be releasing a boxed set based on characters from this series which includes Conrad Paulson (aka the master thief Redmond), Celia (Conrad’s apprentice), Augustus (Conrad’s bungling and estranged son) and Agent Elizabeth Cohen, the woman who has made it her life’s goal to arrest Redmond and put behind bars for good.