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Opinion: Is the Wild West about to be tamed? – Anthony Marks

Anthony Marks is MD of Fanattik a pop culture specialist, a gifts and collectibles licensee for 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios, and Paramount Pictures. He talks us through why the days of the Comic Con counterfeiter may just be numbered As a self-confessed geek I have no problem admitting that …

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Funko, the pop culture lifestyle, and why 2020 is going to be a game changer for its European business

It’s likely the fact that Funko – in one form or another – can be found in most toy shops on the high street or otherwise today, that the firm’s insistence that ‘it is not a toy company,’ takes some time to comprehend. As the pop culture explosion that Funko …

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The Pokémon Company partners with US artist Daniel Arsham for ‘fictional archaeology’ project

The Pokémon Company has partnered with the American artist, Daniel Arsham to unveil a new project featuring icons of the Pokemon franchise presented within the artist’s creative concept of fictional archeology. Through his work, art and pop culture fans are invited to imagine the unearthing of Pokémon a thousand years …

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Myprotein teams with Warner Bros for special Justice League Hero Protein

The worlds of comic book heroes and fitness fanatics have collided, thanks to a new collaboration between Warner Bros and the global fitness brand, Myprotein, for the launch of a limited edition Justice League Hero Protein. Launched on February 24th, the Myprotein Justice League Hero Protein is a specially formulated tropical flavoured …

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Bill and Ted licensing roll out will ‘intersect the retro revival and modern day’

Creative Licensing Corporation, the vintage and pop culture licensing specialist, has detailed a roster of new partners for the upcoming throwback film, Bill and Ted Face the Music. According to the firm, the line up will reflect an intersection between the retro and modern day, in accordance to the tone …

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Vault Comics taps Reemsborko as global agent for graphic-novel series Heathen

The US comic book publisher, Vault Comics, has named Reemsborko as its global agent for the company’s critically acclaimed and best-selling graphic novel series, Heathen. Heathen tells the story of Aydis, a Viking warrior, outcast, and a self-proclaimed heathen, and her companion, the talking horse Saga, rescuer of the immortal …

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To the victor: Warhammer and it’s march upon the global hobby, retail, and licensing scene

Games Workshop’s Warhammer is massively successful. Seriously. Over the past three years – since the onset of Brexit fell upon us – Warhammer has doubled the size of its business. Last year, it ended £81million in profit. Robert Hutchins talks to senior licensing manager, Zoe Smith about how the franchise …

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Young Adult fantasy brand The Red Harlequin lands audiobook, graphic novel, and TV partners

The Young Adult fantasy brand, The Red Harlequin has secured a trio if multimedia deals, spanning an audiobook agreement, a new graphic novel publishing deal, and a TV development partnership. The tranche of new partnerships arrive as Pantomimus Media – brand owners of The Red Harlequin IP – looks to …

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Pyramid International talks pop culture, fandom, and its Spring Fair 2020 offering

If there’s one thing Pyramid International – part of The Art Group – knows how to do well, it’s licensed giftware, an attribute that has carried the firm well over the past 12 months, and helped it maintain its position of strength throughout the choppy waters of 2019. It’s possibly …

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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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