Urban Redux 1

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Urban Redux 1 
February 2013
$11.95

This series is a complete reboot of the Urban Series. It will feature 6 designs (instead of 12) with variants and different combos of figures.

 

 

 

Ninja

 

Pig, Bunny, Turtle 
Monty Maldovan

 

Country Singer
Billy Davis

 

Yellow Monster
Thomas Scott

 

Ant Farm
Caley Hicks
(shown in poster above) Lucky KittyLucky Kitty is part of a combo
? Mystery Chaser
Enrique Pita

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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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Rust
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Rust

This will probably turn into a rant, but here we go I don’t understand this series at all. What makes it a redux? Why only 8 figures, 2 of which are mysteries? I feel like the artists or designers keep trying to make it more like Dunny or other urban vinyl sets, but don’t understand what the appeal is with those. Instead we have he same 10 or so Disney artists trying to do designs that they aren’t comfortable with and seem forced. If they really wanted to overhaul the Urban set, I would do something similar to a Dunny… Read more »

Howie
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Howie

Just going through all the new images from the Mickey Circus events shows that when Disney does Disney their artists come up with awesome toys. However I’m in total agreement with Rust. These Urban series all seem forced and uncomfortable and like Disney trying hard (and mostly failing) to be KidRobot. At this point I have a couple hundred Vinylmations in my collection and I keep waiting for Disney to open the doors and let in outside artists to see what they could come up with. The insufferably cool “Urban” artists who work with Kidrobot and the other “art” toy… Read more »

Rust
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Rust

I know in most other urban vinyl and custom toy communities, Vinylmation is seen as less than or not real urban vinyl. Most people on Kidrobot and other toy forums see it as a cheap knock-off and I think that hiring legitimate urban artists to at least design the urban series would help that tremendously. If people saw established, non-Disney, artists using the figure, they would be more inclined to get into collecting it and more inclined to customize it. By limiting themselves to using the same 10 artists for everything and claiming it’s urban vinyl without there being anything… Read more »

rogpalmeruk
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rogpalmeruk

Like the new “size” as urbans are often at the bottom of wants lists due to the number of series and weird vinyls…maybe making less per series will improve sales.

Penguin
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Penguin

So is half of the series ‘Country’ themed and the other ‘Japanese’ themed?