Exclusive: New ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Comics Covers, Writers Q&A
February 16, 2017
IDW Publishing has just revealed some awesome/adorable cover art for its new three-issue Powerpuff Girls comics...
Cartoon Network Names Funko Master Toy for ‘Rick and Morty’
February 16, 2017
Cartoon Network Enterprises is growing its licensing program for hit Adult Swim animated series Rick and...
Zac Posen ‘Betty Boop’ Line Launches with New Short
February 14, 2017
For the first time in nearly 30 years, Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon starlet Betty Boop has...
WB Sets Super-Heroic Lineup for Toy Fair 2017
February 4, 2017
Warner Bros. Consumer Products will unleash a DC Super Hero takeover with its roster of global...
Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3
February 2, 2017
Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global...
Rocket Inks First UK Partners for SPA’s ‘Emoji Movie’
January 28, 2017
Rocket Licensing has secured its first UK partners for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming animated feature The...
WB Builds Out ‘LEGO Batman’ Licensing Program
January 20, 2017
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has been busy constructing a multi-tiered licensing program for the upcoming animated...
Cartoon Network and Titan Comics Team Up for TV Titles
January 19, 2017
Cartoon Network has partnered with Titan Comics to bring its popular animated series to the page...
‘Miraculous Ladybug’ Has Heroic Launch in Spain
January 17, 2017
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir (a.k.a. Miraculous Ladybug if you’re feeling pressed for time)...
‘Deer Little Forest’ & ‘Flora’ Make Hong Kong Licensing Fair Debut
January 7, 2017
Koko Rose Media and Empire Multimedia are launching arts & lifestyle brand Deer Little Forest and...
Koko Rose Taps Icon to Rep ‘Deer Little Forest’ in Russia
December 9, 2016
Koko Rose Media has appointed Icon Company, Ltd. as its licensing agent in Russia and CIS...
MLP Album Makes Holiday Magic in ‘A Pony Kind of Christmas’
December 8, 2016
It’s that time of year again — the time of year when you look over your...
‘Molang’ Spreads Happiness with New Agents & Licensees
November 29, 2016
International Emmy Award-nominated 2D series Molang (104 x 3’30”), developed by Millimages and based on the...
Nelvana Conjures More Partners for ‘Little Charmers’
November 28, 2016
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, a leading kids’ entertainment producer-distributor, is casting a global consumer products spell with...
Genius Brands’ ‘SpacePOP’ Gets Holiday Toys ‘R’ Us Launch
November 22, 2016
Genius Brands International is gearing up for the holiday shopping season with a mass retail launch...
‘Rogue One’ Stars Join #ForceForChange for UNICEF
November 22, 2016
With the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story just around the corner, Disney, Target...
Jazwares Named ‘Miffy and Friends’ Master Toy Licensee
November 17, 2016
Jazwares has been appointed the North American master toy partner for Merci’s preschool animation brand Miffy...
Nerd Block Unites with Stan Lee for Limited Edition Box
November 15, 2016
Subscription box company Nerd Block has teamed up with comic-book icon Stan Lee to launch a...
‘Robot Chicken’ Competition Will License Fan Art
November 11, 2016
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Cartoon Network Enterprises have teamed up with WeLoveFine to launch a fresh...
‘Vroomiz’ Hits Top 10 Boys’ Toys List in Russia
November 10, 2016
SAMG Animation (South Korea) and its Moscow-based distribution and licensing agency partner CLS Media announce that...
GLAS 2020 Unveils Poster, Grant Recipients, Passes on Sale
Organizers of the GLAS Animation Festival, which returns to Berkeley, California for a fifth edition ...
Pocket.watch Expands Kids’ Content Slate, Streaming Footprint
Pocket.watch, the new studio that creates global franchises from the YouTube stars and characters loved ...
MIP Bytes: Chapman Grows ‘Farmer Mars,’ ‘Tuzki’ Takes Off & Much More
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Spin Master Ltd. are sending action-packed animated series Bakugan: Battle Planet ...
Brown Bag Films Turns 25
***This article originally appeared in the November ‘19 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 293)***
Long before ...