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What is Vinylmation? by Brian Shapiro Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse. I’m not quoting Walt Disney describing his company, I’m talking about Vinylmation! When Vinylmation made its debut a few short years ago, the only platforms available were the three-inch and nine-inch Mickey Mouse shaped molds. Shortly after, a one and a half inch Junior figure was introduced, but it was still shaped liked Mickey. The three-inch figure, followed by the nine-inch figure, went through a redesign that simplified the shape to facilitate artists’ designs and improve manufacturing, but the shape was still that of Walt’s iconic mouse. Today, all that has changed, and Vinylmation no longer refers to an artistic interpretation of a [...]
LucasFilm Acquisition– The Impact to the Parks by Nathan Bradley Hello Humans! Wow have we hit the jackpot…It’s a match made in heaven: Disney and Star Wars…errr I mean LucasFilm (but mostly Star Wars). Bob Iger, who is responsible for the acquisitions of Pixar, The Muppets, Marvel, and now Lucasfilm, is going to go down as one of the greatest company leaders. Looking back at what WDI has done with Pixar in the parks and The Muppets to an extent, having Star Wars in WDI’s lineup almost becomes too much to imagine…but I’m going to try. The Star Wars franchise right now is a bit of a mixed bag. On one hand, fans have a sour taste in their mouth because [...]