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Fanattik is bringing The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to Spring Fair

The pop culture specialist Fanattik has added the famed horror movie franchise, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to its portfolio of video game and movie titles. The 1974 slasher has been widely recognised as the best of its genre by some of the biggest names in horror, including Stephen King who …

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Netflix and Mattel Televisions are rebooting He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

It’s been made official, Mattel and Netflix have the power, and are wielding it to delight the children in us all, with the return of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. The pair is producing an original CG animated adventure series that will reimagine the popular toy franchise with …

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Twin Peaks to celebrate 30th anniversary with official fan celebration at Elvis Presley’s Graceland

Three decades on from the mysterious death of Laura Palmer and all manner of subsequent strange happenings within the cult hit TV series, Twin Peaks, fans are taking a pilgrimage to Elvis Presley’s Graceland for a once in a life time fan celebration. The Twin Peaks 30: Official Fan Celebration …

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Pop culture nostalgia: “The years ahead will belong to the ’90s,” says I Love Fancy Dress

Over the course of the last decade, the pop culture scene has been awash with ’80s revival. Popular sci-fi and horror franchises have celebrated major anniversaries, while era-defining movies such as ET, Ghostbusters, and Alien have been referenced or reconstructed through modern storytelling for audiences of the ’80s throwback generation. …

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Forbidden Planet to open Europe’s largest comic book and pop culture store in Glasgow

Forbidden Planet is to open the UK and Europe’s largest comic book and pop culture store when it opens the doors to its new Glasgow location this week. Following a successful 31 years on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, the pop culture and collectables specialist is relocating to Sauchiehall Street, where it …

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Numskull launches new TUBBZ collectables and its a pop-culture licensing dream

Numskull Designs is answering the call of the geek movement with the launch of a new, multi-licensed series of collectable, cosplaying duck figurines. Yes, it’s a sign of the times and it doesn’t really get much nerdier than this as Numskulls joins the thriving collectables scene with its very own …

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Geek culture subscription box Loot Crate files for bankruptcy

The geek culture subscription box service, Loot Crate, which established an ecosystem in which pop culture fans were sent a surprise selection of merchandise each month, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a report from the LA Times, the service had hit a rough patch over the last …

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark creeps into retail with apparel and publishing

Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal’s atmospheric new film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, is creeping into the retail space thanks to a tranche of licensing partners across apparel, accessories and publishing. In a series of deals secured by CBS Consumer Products, the film is already building a …

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Just Funky targets Asia for growth with new office in Hong Kong

The pop culture lifestyle company, Just Funky, is expanding its international operations with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong. The move is part of the firm’s efforts to build its presence and business across Asia, adding to the territory to a growing network of international offices that now …

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