Cartoon Network Enterprises has signed on new apparel and accessories partners for Adult Swim’s critically-acclaimed animated sci-fi comedy, Rick and Morty. Joining current partners Ripple Junction and Zen Monkey will be Underboss, Bioworld, Hot Properties Merchandising, Daylight Curfew, Hyp and Surreal Entertainment.
Created and exec produced by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, Rick and Morty follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. The season two premiere in July 2015 ranked No. 1 in its time period across all key adult demographics. Season three is now in production.
The new licensing partners are announced just ahead of MAGIC Las Vegas (Aug. 15-17), where many of the new products will be on display:
Bioworld (booth #25099): Accessories including bags, wallets, belts, headwear, wristbands and more, available at specialty stores nationwide this fall.
Hot Properties Merchandising: Key chains, magnets, patches, buttons and stickers coming this fall to specialty stores nationwide.
Ripple Junction (booth #26019): Adding to its existing line of t-shirts and sweatshirts for men and women, new enamel pins were introduced earlier this year.
Daylight Curfew: Available on DaylightCurfew.com are limited edition, co-branded apparel, including t-shirts and sweatshirts as well as a collaboration with Run The Jewels introduced in May.
Hyp: Hosiery to be introduced this fall at specialty stores.
Surreal Entertainment (booth #25014): Assorted glassware, coin banks and other beverageware products coming this fall to specialty stores.