The Ice Cream Van was first released as the Ice Cream Cruiser, according to Fandom, in 2009 as #43 in the City Action segment of the 100 Mainline Series. A second version was also released in 2009 in the Dream Halloween Promotional series as the Ice Cream Van. Eight additional variations were released thru 2013 with 5 modified versions in subsequent Mainline segments; 2 in 5 packs; and 1 in a 10 pack as an exclusive casting.
In 2019, the casting tooling was revised to make an all plastic bodied casting with a metal base. It was released again in 2020 as the Ice Cream King.