Comic Con 2012 Vinylmation Announced

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Update 5/25/12 A ton of updates that clear up some of the size, price and other oddities we saw with the first post from Disney. We knew something was weird about much of the info Disney gave us, and almost all of it has been changed…. so take a look.

San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner (July 12-15) and Disney has announced some Vinylmation releases spread through out the event. And according to the Vinylmation blog, they will be available for purchase online.

July 11
Comic Con Boy and Girl
Two 3″ Combo
LE 2000
What will this be? We speculated on the podcast this may be the perfect introduction of Marvel into Vinylmation. Dress a couple fans up in some super hero costumes! How amazing would that be?

July 12
Pixar’s Up Young Carl and Ellie
Two 3″ Combo
LE 2000
The first is a “Boy and Girl” 3″ combo set. LE 2000, $34.95. The rumor found on Vinylmation Kingdom is in fact this is a Carl and Ellie from Up! When I heard the rumor, I was hoping we would see them in kid versions… and that will seems to be the case. What about you? Would you rather have the kids or an older version?

Picture Copyright Disney Pixar

July 13
Park Starz Squid Variant
LE 1954
The next is the Park Starz Squid variant we all anticipated after that video that was released by Disney a while back. I guess this will showcase what new Vinylmation are all about. This new edition size represents the year the film hit theaters. (original posted LE was 2000)

Not the variant

July 14
Alice in Wonderland Queen and King
3″ and Jr Combo
LE 2500
We will also see a Alice in Wonderland, Queen and King, 9-inch and 3-inch set. LE 2000, $ 24.95. Um… is this a gift or a misprint? Heck of a price for 9/3 combo Disney. The sizes make perfect sense and with it being a 3/Jr and not a 9/3, it keeps the price down nice and affordable.

Photo Copyright Disney

July 15
Popcorn Mickey Mouse Pie Eye Variant
LE 5000
Lastly, we will finally see what Popcorns is all about. The Events page is calling this one a Mickey Mouse Variant, 9-inch and 3-inch set. LE 2000, retail $24.95. I’m leaning toward another typo, but who knows… we really don’t know what Popcorns are yet. But based on what we do know, this combo seem odd. I’m excited about the debut of Popcorn, but more for it being a new series, then me being personally into it. Disney is betting on a ton of people flocking to this new product with an LE 5000.

Is it just me, or are we all in for a few sleepless nights in July?


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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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