Dick Tracy, Brenda Starr in Classic Tribune Pact

Tribune Media Services is entering into a co-venture with the New York-based entertainment company Classic Media. According to a report in Daily Variety, the terms of the pact will ... Continue Reading →

DIC, McDonald’s Sign Licensing McPact

In what seems to be a huge coup for Burbank-based DIC Entertainment, the company has been named as the worldwide licensing agent for McDonald’s worldwide licensing agent for active ... Continue Reading →

Plonsters Invade the U.S. Via Earthworks

Dutch-based Telescreen has signed Earthworks Ent. to represent the U.S. television, home video and merchandise licensing rights for the popular animated series The Plonsters. Earthworks ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Toys with Code Lyoko

International animation company MoonScoop and brand management company FUNimation Ent. have named Marvel Toys (formerly Toy Biz) the worldwide master toy licensee for the popular animated ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Launches Winx Club Card Game

While boys have their Pokémon, Digimon and Yu Gi Oh!, there are few trading card games designed just for girls. In a bid to fill that gap in the marketplace, 4Kids Ent. has teamed ... Continue Reading →

New Factory X Toy Site Goes Live

Palisades Toys announced today the launch of a newly designed FactoryX.com website. The spanking-new site (www.FactoryX.com) features individual sections for each of Factory X’s ... Continue Reading →

4Kids to License Kappa Mikey

4Kids Entertainment will get to know the ins and outs of Mikey Simon, the star of Animation Collective’s Kappa Mikey, as the company has acquired worldwide licensing rights to ... Continue Reading →

Happy Tree Friends Wireless in Europe

Europeans can now enjoy the gruesome antics of cuddly forest creatures on their cell phones and other mobile devices. Mondo Media has closed a series of wireless licensing deals for ... Continue Reading →

Revenge of the Star Wars Toys

The Force will be with retailers on April 2 as Hasbro’s eagerly awaited new line of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith toys and games hit shelves. Many stores will even ... Continue Reading →

McDonalds Makes Pixar Pals

As if kids needed another reason to nag parents for a trip to the golden arches, McDonalds restaurants are sweetening specialty meals with toys from a number of hit Disney/Pixar films. In ... Continue Reading →