Nick Teams with USPS for SpongeBob MailPants

Today, Nickelodeon and the United States Postal Service are launching “SpongeBob MailPants,” and educational letter-writing program featuring SpongeBob to show kids the fun of ... Continue Reading →

‘Tree Fu Tom’ Branches Out with New Retail Campaign

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced plans to expand on its popular preschool property Tree Fu Tom this fall and winter, with brand new episodes launching on ... Continue Reading →

Amazon Offers Day of Nickelodeon Deals

Need to get a jump on the impending Black Friday/Cyber Monday madness? Amazon.com and Nickelodeon have the kiddies covered with the launch of the “Nickelodeon Day of Deals” ... Continue Reading →

Big Bad Boo Launches ’1001 Nights’ on comiXology

Vancouver and New York-based animation studio Big Bad Boo has launched a new line of digital comic-books based on its hot property 1001 Nights on the digital platform comiXology.com. ... Continue Reading →

First Disney Store to Open in China in 2015

The first Disney Store in mainland China will open its doors by early 2015 in Lujiazui, a locality within Shanghai. The 53, 000 square-foot Lujiazui site will be located in Shanghai’s ... Continue Reading →

‘LEGO Marvel Heroes’ Soars to Retail

The hotly anticipated brick-smashing action of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is within your grasp now as Warner Bros. Interactive launches the action adventure game on Xbox 360, PlayStation ... Continue Reading →

Kaboom! Gets Branded Space in Canadian Targets

Phase 4 Films’ kids and family label kaboom! Entertainment has signed a far-reaching agreement securing dedicated, branded retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target branches ... Continue Reading →

Is Disney Preparing Darth Vader-Themed TV Specials?

Folks who have been attending London’s Brand Licensing Show got some unexpected news about the Star Wars franchise through Disney’s consumer branch. A brochure from Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Nick Basks in Licensing Rewards of Hit Shows

This past week at the Brand Licensing Show in London, Nickelodeon was in the spotlight for its popular L&M programs for its hit animated series, the new CG-animated Teenage Mutant ... Continue Reading →
Bill Watterson

Elusive ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Creator Talks Toons

It would be hard to find an animator working in the industry today who isn’t a fan of Bill Watterson’s, the elusive and hugely talented creator of the seminal Calvin and ... Continue Reading →