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Scotland’s Prickly Thistle celebrates 70th anniversary of Beano’s Dennis with official tartan design

Beano Studios has unveiled a special partnership with the traditional Scottish company, Prickly Thistle to create a birthday tartan in celebration of the fan-favourite rebel, Dennis, in the colours of his iconic black and red jumper. The Highland born and based company has brought the design to life with intricacy, …

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Factory celebrates 50th anniversary of Mr Benn with raft of new licensing partnerships

Mr Benn is celebrating its 50th anniversary not only this year, but this very day, with a raft of new deals and licensing partnerships secured by the Altrincham-based animation studio, Factory. Among the swathe of new licensees for the property now marking its half a century is the leading distributor …

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Nickelodeon launches Avatar Studios to for new Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra content

Nickelodeon has detailed the launch of Avatar Studios, a newly formed division designed to create new animated series and movies based on the Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. New, original content will bow on platforms including Paramount+, ViacomCBS’s own subscription video-on-demand service, as well as on …

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ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles and Taco Bell lead Ravensburger’s latest gaming portfolio

ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles, and a fully-licensed Taco Bell party game are among a line-up of new launches to be hitting the scene courtesy of Ravensburger for 2021, following what the US outfit of the global enterprise has billed as an ‘incredible last year.’ With a games division that continues to …

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Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering extend licensed products portfolio with WizKids

Hobby and tabletop gaming fans can immerse themselves deeper within the lore of the popular role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons and the strategy card game Magic: The Gathering thanks to a raft of new products courtesy of WizKids. WizKids is recognised as the premier manufacturer of premium pre-painted miniatures and …

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BlackMilk Clothing celebrates 25 years of Pokémon with second wave clothing collection

The clothing specialist, BlackMilk is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pokémon this year with a second collection of clothing featuring some of the franchise’s best-loved characters. The new range launches following the success of its first ‘hugely popular’ Pokémon collection, released back in June 2020, that went on to prompt …

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Baby Shark swims into your breakfast cereal thanks to latest Kellogg’s partnership

Not content with getting stuck firmly in your head, Baby Shark could be swimming in your breakfast bowl thanks to a new partnership between ViacomCBS Consumer Products UK and Kellogg’s for the launch of the Baby Shark Multigrain Cereal. The partnership marks the first deal between the two in the …

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Mattel and Nickelodeon partner for Monster High TV series and TV movie musical

Mattel and Nickelodeon have drawn up plans to produce a new animated series and live-action television movie musical based on the popular toy franchise, Monster High – a brand centered on the children of some of pop culture’s most notorious monsters. The new series will follow the story of Clawdeen …

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Terra Virtua lands digital collectables deal with Warner Bros for Godzilla vs Kong

A pioneer of the immersive collectables platform, Terra Virtua, has landed a new licensing agreement with Legendary Entertainment to create a line of digital collectables based on Warner Bros Pictures and Pegendary’s upcoming Godzilla vs Kong. The new partnership will allow fans across the world to bring the titans to …

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The Pokémon Company celebrates ‘significant increase in sales’ of TCG and Jazwares toy line

The Pokémon Company is celebrating a ‘significant increase in sales’ of its Pokémon Trading Card Game and extensive toy range from Jazwares across the European markets, despite all of the challenges that retail has faced at the hands of the Coronavirus. According to figures recorded by the NPD Group Toys …

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