If you were one of the lucky ones to attend E3 or San Diego Comic Con this past summer, you may have seen some of these around the arena and exhibit halls.  Sure everyone’s familiar with the classic Mickey Mouse ears hat, but how about an Oswald The Lucky Rabbit version?

For those of you not familiar with the character of Oswald, or his history, click here and read up!

Oswald’s got a new video game releasing this fall, his second to be exact.  He’s got a building named after him (Oswald’s Filling Station)  in the newly renovated California Adventure and now, there’s a slew of cool new Oswald merchandise (including the hats) that will soon be available at Disney Parks.

I’m stoked, not only because I’m an Oswald fan, but because I posed the question to Steven Miller (Merchandise Communications Manager for Disney Parks) late last month about the possibility of Oswald Ears making an appearance in the parks and he told me “Please stay tuned. I think you will be happy to hear some upcoming news :-)  Obviously, he knew this was coming because he’s the one who let the cat rabbit out of the proverbial bag today with the announcement.

For full details and to see some pics of the other upcoming Oswald merchandise, click here to read Steven’s announcement over at the official Disney Parks Blog!

Oh, and while I’m at it, since I mentioned Oswald’s Filling Station above, check out this amazing HDR photo of the building that Michaela Hansen shot over at Tours Departing Daily’ website!

Photo credit: Michaela Hansen

For this and other beautiful HDR photos from around the resort, be sure to check out Tours Departing Daily.  This small version really doesn’t do it justice and you can download and make some pretty cool desktop wallpaper from their amazing photos!