The Walt Disney Classics Collection is pleased to honor Basil and Dr. Dawson ("Curious Clue") from Disney's The Great Mouse Detective (1986) as a dry retirement via their website on Thursday, January 28th.
Basil and Dr. Dawson made their WDCC debut in May 2009. The first (and only) release from this film was released as a boxed set and sculpted by Jacqueline Perreault Gonzales.
A dry retirement means that there is no longer product in the warehouse. Please check with your authorized dealer for availability.
Also announced Suspension of Mickey Mouse ("A Swell Pal) and Peter Pan ("Forever Young") from the Spotlight Collection (Quintessentially Disney).
Mickey Mouse was released in October 2005, sculpted by Patrick Romandy-Simmons.
Peter Pan was released in August, 2005, sculpted by Dusty Horner.
Special Note Regarding Suspensions: When an Item is Suspended it is out of stock and there are no plans to re-order for at least a year. However, it could be decided to change the status from Suspended to Retired (Dry Retirement) at some point.
If interested in a suspended item, you may want to check with retailers regarding availability as there is no guarantee that the item could be put back into production and its status changed back to active status.