Episode 028 Mike Mouse

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Ep. 028 Mike Mouse
Pirates of the Caribbean Vinylmation were released this week. We review the set and give you our take on how the new mold looks with POTC as compared to Sea Creatures and Cutesters Like You. A lot of news this week about Star Wars, Lion King and new sets this holiday season. We also have the latest release dates. And in a special Mystery Mail Treasure Chest, we embark on a quest to read your comments and answer your questions.
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Nick LoCicero

Nick LoCicero has almost 20 years experience in the media industry. He has worked on numerous Disney related media projects, most know at WDWNT for WDW News Tonight. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since 1982. After moving to Orlando in the late 90's he became a passholder, developed a fascination with the history of the vacation kingdom and has spent way too much money on park merchandise.

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Kevin Tolentino
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Kevin Tolentino

great episode guys, hope you took my suggestions in the future.

Kevin Tolentino
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Kevin Tolentino

This was a comment from the last episode number 27: I thought you guys could put an input of what i said and share some of your thoughts in a future episode: #1 Appreciation of the artist (s) I dont like that disney doesnt give them the figures they created. Feel so bad for the artist themselves because disney is making money off their work (selling thousands of copies) and they dont even get compensation for it (a prototype or a finished piece). You may take my opinion from a different stance, but its totally not fair. They should reward… Read more »

Jon
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Jon

While i agree with you about the artists getting their own work, they are paid for their services. Samples will probably have to stay with Disney (for legal purposes) and if they got a free sample of a limited edition, it would mess up the “true” edition size.

With that said, I still agree Artists should get their own work for free.

Kevin Tolentino
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Kevin Tolentino

honestly, thats the least disney could do. Me and my cousin had a long chat about that issue. And I feel so bad for the artist because they are making thousands of their artwork, at least give them the piece as a commemorative gift for their services. Its the least they can do!!!!!!! However, this is an ethical problem as well. Dont want to talk about the other way I feel about it too because its gonna backfire what I meant. Lou Mongello, host of WDW Radio, had a podcast with one of the disney artists Randy Noble, and he… Read more »

Konrad Neumann (@VinylKonrad)
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Konrad Neumann (@VinylKonrad)

You forgot about Trade City Flag. LOVE that VInyl. Also like Statue of Minnie.

We were lucky to get a San Fran and one for trade. I had a friend who works next to the store. :) if one of you needs it, it’ll be at the Contemporary friday night. :)

Chris
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Chris

Woo hoo! Six days a week! But seriously, thanks for the show guys.