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Old 01-18-2013, 12:28 PM   #1
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DC Comics merchandise at USF

I just saw this on another board and thought I would share it...

http://www.orlandoparksnews.com/2013...king_9190.html

Let's see...IoA has Marvel and now the Studios has DC Comics merchandise?

I wonder if something is going on? Maybe Universal is trying to get people used to the DC characters so Marvel Island can be rethemed? Or maybe it's a bonus to have both major comic companies at the Universal Orlando resort?

Not quite sure what to make of this...if anything.

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Old 01-18-2013, 12:51 PM   #2
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I just saw this on another board and thought I would share it...

http://www.orlandoparksnews.com/2013...king_9190.html

Let's see...IoA has Marvel and now the Studios has DC Comics merchandise?

I wonder if something is going on? Maybe Universal is trying to get people used to the DC characters so Marvel Island can be rethemed? Or maybe it's a bonus to have both major comic companies at the Universal Orlando resort?

Not quite sure what to make of this...if anything.

Thoughts?
No idea, I thought Six Flags had the rights to all of the popular DC characters.
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:05 PM   #3
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No idea, I thought Six Flags had the rights to all of the popular DC characters.
They do which makes it a little stranger.
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:33 PM   #4
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Is that the Terminator store? there's a lot of 3rd party merchandise in that store all the time, I wonder if the store isn't directly run by Universal, hence why we see so much "other" merchandise.
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:54 PM   #5
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Is that the Terminator store? there's a lot of 3rd party merchandise in that store all the time, I wonder if the store isn't directly run by Universal, hence why we see so much "other" merchandise.
Yes I think so and could be. It just seems strange to see the DC stuff in there...you know?
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Lisa and I got Doctor Who shirts from that store. I was surprised to find them there.
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I purchased a Green Lantern shirt in that shop by T2 maybe 3 years ago...which I recall seemed strange since GL is DC.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:39 PM   #8
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Ooh, I can once again fantasize about Marvel Island becoming Gotham City.

Didn't someone once say that Six Flags didn't have EXCLUSIVE rights to DC?
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i bought some DC graphic novels in Marvel land last fall.
it was in the shop around the corner from the Spiderman ride.

i buy a lot of graphic novels.
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Cyber Image (I'm pretty sure that's the name of the T2 store) has always had a weird collection of merchandise. A couple years ago they had a huge Star Wars section in that store with a display of a storm trooper and how you too could own your own armor - ask at the counter for price!
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Yes I think so and could be. It just seems strange to see the DC stuff in there...you know?
Saw the DC shirts in the T2 gift shop 2 years ago, before they even re-did Spiderman. Sadly, I think it's just a sales opportunity.
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Saw the DC shirts in the T2 gift shop 2 years ago, before they even re-did Spiderman. Sadly, I think it's just a sales opportunity.
Yeah...it appears that way.
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Saw the DC shirts in the T2 gift shop 2 years ago, before they even re-did Spiderman. Sadly, I think it's just a sales opportunity.
Yes, DC merch--and also Star Wars merch--has been in that shop for years. It's been a general "geek" shop for the better part of a decade.
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I even saw a few Doctor Who shirts in that shop yesterday.
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