Licensing News
La Borinqueña Flies Into Action for Puerto Rico

Just short of the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Fiona has brought devastating floods and power outages once again to the island. Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez and his Brooklyn based independent creative services studio, SOMOS ARTE, created La Borinqueña (pronounced “la Borinˈkenya”) superhero as a symbol of hope from the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Maria.  Now, La Borinqueña is, once again, stepping into rescue-mode and is sending out a call to action for those individuals and organizations looking to get involved in the recovery and reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico.

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CreateOn Adds Classic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom License to Magna-Tiles

Generations have learned their ABCs in the lively alphabet rhyme where all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. CreateOn is proud to introduce its newest Magna-Tiles Structures set, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, where preschoolers sequence double-sided tiles for hands-on play. Build the tree up from lower-case a to x, y, z but oh no, will there be enough room? Go ahead and shout chicka chicka boom boom.

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The Jim Henson Company partners with Boss Fight Studio on New Action Figures from the World of Fraggle Rock

Boss Fight Studio, creator of fan favorite action figures and toys, has partnered with The Jim Henson Company to make action figures from the world of Fraggle Rock. The new agreement, brokered by FanGirl Consulting, is the latest in a diverse lineup of pop culture collectibles from Boss Fight Studio. “Fraggle Rock is one of the all-time great shows. The characters, the comedy, the songs and the social messages are timeless,” says Andrew Franks, Partner and Art Director at Boss Fight Studio. “I’m so excited to bring these amazing characters to action figure form!”

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Precious Moments Welcomes Diamond Dotz, The Galaway Company, MTI, and Nu Trendz Into Licensing Agreements

Precious Moments has expanded its licensing roster with the addition of four new licensees – Diamond Dotz (Needleart World), The Galway Company, Major Trading Incorporated (MTI), and Nu Trendz (Silicon Valley Textiles) – in popular product categories. “We are happy to offer a variety of quality products to the growing demand from consumers for more Precious Moment products. We are excited in partnering and continuing our growth with such quality companies and brands. This helps fill the void from the numerous consumers that want more great products under the Precious Moments license.” says Precious Moments Inc. CEO, John Plys. “These four companies are each among the best in their respective product categories and we are proud to be working with them to make even more quality Precious Moments products available for fans and collectors to enjoy.”

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Wildbrain Draws Up Distribution Deals for ‘The Brilliant World of Tom Gates’ Series and Specials

WildBrain, a global leader in kids’ and family entertainment, has secured a wave of international sales across seasons one and two of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates and the brand’s Christmas special. A Sky Original kids’ TV series produced by TG Entertainment Limited, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates is based on the multi-million-copy bestselling Tom Gates book series written and illustrated by Liz Pichon.

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Popeye and Olive Oyl Hit the International Runway with New Apparel Collaborations from Permoda and Cornejotex

King Features Syndicate, a unit of Hearst and home to some of the world’s most popular entertainment characters, announced the international expansion of Popeye and Olive Oyl into select areas of Central and South America through new apparel collaborations. Multinational retailer, Permoda (KOAJ), and Ecuadorian textile brand, Cornejotex, both recently debuted new collections inspired by the iconic comic characters and their unique, recognizable fashion styles. The deals were negotiated by King Features’ agent in Latin America, Tycoon.

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Rovio Entertainment and Capsule Skateboards Team Up to Launch Angry Birds Skateboards

Angry Birds, the Finnish action-based media franchise created by Rovio Entertainment, and Capsule Skateboards, the manufacturer of one of the world’s most eco-friendly and 100% recyclable skateboards, have announced the launch of Angry Birds skateboards – in a deal facilitated by Angry Birds’ global licensing agency IMG.

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Disguise Launches New Costumes for 20th Century Studios’ ‘Avatar’

Disguise, Inc, the costume division of leading toy and consumer products manufacturer, JAKKS Pacific, Inc has announced new costumes available in stores and online now for the hugely successful movie franchise and cultural phenomenon, Avatar. Disguise is introducing costumes and costume accessories for the classic Avatar film, which is re-releasing on the big screen September 23, 2022.