Mondo to Release ‘Toy Story’ by Tom Whalen on May 10

'Toy Story' by Tom Whalen for MondoFollowing up Monsters, Inc. with their Disney/Pixar line, Mondo will release Toy Story by Tom Whalen at a random time on Thursday, May 10.

The 24″x36″ screen print will retail for $50 and will be limited a print run of just 540 pieces, although it is unclear if all will be made available online as they allude to a film screening being held later in the month.

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Carbonite Experience to be Offered at Star Wars Weekends 2012

Custom Carbonites by Paul PapeWhat do you get the Star Wars fan that has everything? Studios Central is reporting that Star Wars Weekends (weekends May 18 through June 10, 2012 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios) will be offering a ‘Carbon Freeze Me’ opportunity in which guests can be digitally scanned to produce a likeness of themselves frozen in carbonite.

The site reports the experience will be offered inside ‘Sounds Dangerous’ and will cost $99.95. The final product will be delivered via mail within 3 – 4 weeks.

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‘Cinderella’ Diamond Edition to Include ‘Tangled Ever After,’ Second Screen and New Fantasyland Preview

'Cinderella' Diamond Edition on Disney Blu-ray/DVDWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that Cinderella Diamond Edition will be available to own on Disney Blu-ray/DVD on October 2, 2012 and is now available for pre-order from both Amazon.com and DisneyStore.com (as a 2 disc edition, along with their usual exclusive bonus set of lithographs).

In addition, there will also be a six disc limited edition Cinderella Trilogy boxed set packaged inside a functional jewelry case (also available for pre-order). The boxed set will consist of a the Cinderella blu-ray, a single blu-ray containing both of the sequels (Cinderella, Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True, and Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time) along with individual copies of each on DVD and the digital copy disc). The discs themselves come inside a storybook packaging (Amazon.com has a photo as well as a demo unboxing video).

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‘Toy Story’ Cutesations Series Arrives at Disney Store

'Toy Story' Cutesations at Disney StoreLet’s all give a huge hey howdy hey welcome to Disney Store’s second and (therefore) newest series in their exclusive Cutesations line, Toy Story. The 5″ Sheriff Woody plush is joined by BFFs Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Wheezy, Alien, Lotso, Hamm and Rex in this adorable new collection. Like the previous Alice in Wonderland set, each of the Cutesations come available either as packaged individually in a blindbox for $6.50 or as a complete set including the exclusive Sheriff Woody’s Badge plush display for $79.50.

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Mondo to Release ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Mayor by Graham Erwin on April 25

'Nightmare Before Christmas' by Graham ErwinOn April 25, Mondo will release Graham Erwin’s print of the Mayor from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.

The 12″x36″ screen print will retail for $50 and will be limited a print run of just 325 pieces.

It will go on sale tomorrow, April 25, at MondoTees.com at a random time. Those interested in purchasing the poster are advised to follow @MondoNews on Twitter for the on-sale announcement as the Mondo prints have been known to sell out completely in seconds.

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Disney Store to Donate Up to $65K to Make-A-Wish for World Wish Day 2012

Jiminy Cricket Silver VinylmationOn April 29, 2012, the Make-A-Wish Foundation will hold its third annual World Wish Day event to commemorate the first wish granted by the organization on April 29, 1980.

Disney Store, along with several other companies, will take part in the celebration by donating up to $15,000 to Make-A-Wish by giving $1 for each of the 3″ Jiminy Cricket Silver Vinylmation figures (pictured here) sold between April 29, 2012 (the official release date) and May 31, 2012. In addition, Disney Store will donate 5% of its sales on April 29 in the United States to Make-A-Wish, up to $50,000.

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‘Muppet Theatre’ Silkscreen by James Carroll to be Released by Acme Archives Next Week

'Muppet Theatre' by James Carroll from Acme ArchivesVery few details have been released, but Acme Archives Limited has announced it will be releasing this silkscreen titled ‘Muppet Theatre’ by James Carroll at some point next week.

In addition to the original which features dozens of Muppets, Acme Archives has also announced a Red Carpet and Neon Light variant.

More information as it becomes available will probably be announced on Acme’s Facebook page as well as the Muppets category on their website.

UPDATE: Acme Archives says the print will be released on Tuesday, April 24 on Dark Ink.

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Dooney & Bourke Retro (Disneyland Exclusive) and Buttons Collections to Debut in May

Dooney & Bourke 'Retro' Collection Exclusively at Disneyland ResortDooney & Bourke Creative Director Ian Ray will be on hand at Disney Vault 28 in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort to unveil the company’s newest collections on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 2 pm – 5 pm PT.

The Retro collection will be exclusive to the Disneyland Resort and will be available in a variety of popular silhouettes including a wristlet, mini barrel, tassel tote, satchel, letter carrier as well as an iPad case. Prices range from $78 – $268.

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Mondo to Release ’20K Leagues Under the Sea’ by Ken Taylor on March 30

Disney's '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' by Ken Taylor from MondoMondo will release Ken Taylor’s tribute to the Academy Award-winning 1954 classic, Disney’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at a random time on March 30, 2012.

The double-size 36″x24″ screen print will retail for $50 and will be limited a print run of just 390 pieces.

It will go on sale tomorrow, March 30, at MondoTees.com at a random time. Those interested in purchasing the poster are advised to follow @MondoNews on Twitter for the on-sale announcement as the Mondo prints have been known to sell out completely in seconds.

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‘The Avengers’ 3D to Offer Limited Edition RealD Collectible Glasses

In honor of one of the most highly anticipated films this summer, Marvel and RealD have formed an alliance to offer fans the opportunity to own their very own pair of limited edition RealD glasses themed to Marvel’s The Avengers. Patterned after Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America, fans will have the opportunity to get their hands on a pair of the RealD 3D glasses at special events, fan screenings and upcoming giveaways beginning this April. Of course they will also be available at select AMC and National Amusement theaters as well as other independent theaters beginning midnight on May 3rd. Note the glasses will be available in adult sizes only.

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