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PR: MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors Last weekend saw MCM London Comic Con pass the 100,000 visitor mark for the first time, smashing the Excel-based event’s previous highest attendance record. Show organisers revealed that 101,600 attendees came through the doors of […]
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Lego Toon News: “Simpsons” Minifigures Revealed, Village Roadshow Pictures Cut Out of “Lego Movie 2”

by Ed Liuon March 28, 2014
The Lego Group has revealed the 16 Simpsons mini-figures that will go on sale in the next wave of blind bags in May 2014, which will make them available at around the time the Lego episode of The Simpsons airs on May 4, 2014, at 8:00 PM (7:00 PM Central) on Fox. In other news, […]

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Dark Horse and Nickelodeon to Produce More “Avatar,” “Korra” Merchandise

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon are expanding their successful publishing partnership of comics based on Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra to begin selling merchandise based on the two shows starting in May 2014. Among the merchandise being planned are limited-edition statues, figurines, busts, plush figures, drinking glasses, cups, coffee mugs, coaster […]
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USA Today Previews “Batman the Animated Series” and “Star Wars Rebels” Toys

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2014
In advance of Toy Fair 2014, USA Today has taken a look at upcoming toys set to be displayed for the press and toy buyers. The newspaper spoke with Bruce Timm and Paul Dini in conjunction with a new line of 6-inch action figures based on Batman the Animated Series coming from DC Collectibles in […]

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PR: Build-A-Bear Workshop Makes a Splash with New “SpongeBob SquarePants” Collection

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2013
Build-A-Bear Workshop Makes a Splash  with New SpongeBob SquarePants Collection Company introduces collection of plush friends based on the global pop culture icon ST. LOUIS (May 14, 2013) – Build-A-Bear Workshop®, the interactive entertainment retailer of customizable stuffed animals, announced today a new relationship with Nickelodeon to bring the hit animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, to […]
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PR: New ThunderCats Get New Minimates in the Thundercats Ho! Box Set!

by Ed Liuon April 25, 2013
Fan reaction to Icon Heroes’ line of Classic ThunderCats Minimates has been phenomenal, and Art Asylum has been putting everything they have into their designs for the two-inch mini-figure line. Now, they’ve put together a brand-new box set based on the TV-movie ThunderCats Ho!, and Icon Heroes is making this set more widely available than […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Third Salvo – Loyal Subjects, Jazwares, Mezco, Bif Bang Pow, & More

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Second Salvo – Playmates “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
Playmates Toys was out in force, with a massive booth packed to the gills with toys for Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles relaunch, which has been a massive seller for them. The action figure line is going to be greatly expanded, and will be branching out into different scales and new features. The classic […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: First Salvo – Show Floor, Pop Vinyl, Diamond, DC Direct, Tamashii Nations

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

Mr Potato Head will transform into Wolverine, Iron Man, and Thor.

by PowerZordon February 12, 2013
PPW TOYS is launching under license from Hasbro and Marvel Entertainment, a line of Mr. Potato Head figures wearing the costumes of the Marvel Super Heroes that will initially be previewed at the upcoming NY Toy Fair in February. Although several Marvel characters have already received the MR. POTATO HEAD treatment by HASBRO (Spider-Man and […]