Ruben Procopio has recently updated his blog, Masked Avenger Studios with concept sketches of his upcoming releases from Mickey's Christmas Carol .. Jiminy Cricket and Scrooge and Marley plus images of both sculptures in clay form.
Jiminy Cricket (a Numbered Limited Edition (NLE) of 2,000), is the Fall Spirit of the Season Premiere Event sculpture. He will be available through all participating Walt Disney Classics Collection dealers and the Walt Disney Theme Parks, September 25-27, 2009.
Also available will be a Whiteware version exclusive to Gold Circle Dealers. The whiteware version will be a Numbered Limited Edition (NLE) of 150.
Scrooge and Marley, a Numbered Limited Edition (NLE) of 750 joins previous releases from Mickey's Christmas Carol Holiday Series, scheduled for an October release.
The series made it's debut in July 2008 with the Open Edition releases of Mickey Mouse (as Bob Cratchit), Donald Duck (as Nephew Fred) and Scrooge McDuck (as Ebenezer Scrooge), sculpted by Ruben Procopio. This first scene release was an instant hit with collectors! Ebenezer Scrooge was just honored with retirement on June 20th!