Update: 7/18/11 Disney has officially announced a July 29 release date for both Davy Crockett and Animal Kingdom. Here is a first look at Animal Kingdom (that is not concept art)
This figure, designed by Maria Clapsis will be LE 800 and $44.95. I wonder what animal lurks in the darkness? Davy was designed by Casey Jones. It is LE 1000 and retails for $44.95. More details below.
Update: 6/20/11 The D-Street stores will still released Up and Alien Encounter on June 24… however the Online store will NOT be releasing them on that day. Disney wants to hold back and see how many they have to give to online sales first. We will post the new date when it is announced.
Update: 6/7/11 Disney announced release dates for Alien Encounter ($74.95) and Up! ($44.95) June 24th will be a fun day. Both designed by Maria Clapsis and LE 1000, they will be released at both D-Streets and Online. Check the figures out below. Disney also released this cool flat concept art of the Alien Encounter figure.
Here is a complete list of the 7 upcoming 9″ Park 6 figures. What are your thoughts?
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
9″ + 3″ Combo LE 1000
Designed after my favorite movie of all time, until Toy Story 3 came along, this figure represents Carl’s floating house.
I wonder what surprises await us on the back? Kevin? Just posted the back.
This iconic Disneyland ride opened in 1959. Guest ride down a Switz themed mountain sized in bobsled like ride vehicles.
9″ + 3″ Combo
Release Date: June 24
Artist: Maria Clapsis
ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter was a Magic Kingdom attraction from 1995 – 2003. The ride was in the same location Stitch’s Great Escape is in now. The show was a dark sci-fi like experience that was deemed very frightening to small children. Skippy is the 3″ figure on the right. He was an animatronic alien in the pre-show area.
Release Date: July 29
Davy Crockett, The King of the Wild Frontier, was a 19th century frontiersman that Disney celebrated with numerousness films. He also has a Disney theme park attraction named for him, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes. This figure comes with an awesome removable hat!
Animal Kingdom Crate
Release Date: July 29
Animal Kingdom is one of the four parks at the WDW resort in Orlando, FL.
The China Pavilion is one of the 11 World Showcase Countries at EPCOT.