Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
Dynamite Entertainment and Boom! Studios’ imprint Kaboom! have joined forces for a limited series featuring the Internet sensation Grump Cat and Jim Davis’ Garfield.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
New York-based toymaker Yottoy will debut a host of new licensed toys and books at the New York Toy Fair, Feb. 18-21, at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Shout Factory has unveiled the first partners for “Mystery Science Theater 3000” ahead of its season premiere on Netflix.
WWE and Topix Media have joined forces to publish The Official WWE Book of Rules (And How to Break Them).
Finland-based Otava Publishing has taken a minority share in R&B Licensing, also known as Rights & Brands.
Publisher NorthSouth Books has tapped Berkshire Blanket & Home Co. for a host of bedding products inspired by the Rainbow Fish brand.
Moleskine has unveiled a new line of limited edition notebooks inspired by Peter Pan.
EduWear and the 1000 Books Foundation have joined forces to celebrate children’s reading milestones.
Spin Master has granted Penguin Random House Children’s U.K. the worldwide publishing rights (excluding North America) for Hatchimals.
Rockpool Licensing, the worldwide licensing agent for Brambly Hedge, has appointed Click! Licensing Asia as the sub-agent for the children’s book brand in region.
Ubisoft has signed multiple deals in categories including books, collectibles and virtual reality for its video game franchise “Assassin’s Creed.”
Bulldog Licensing has teamed with Centum Books for a wide-ranging publishing program in the U.K. based on “Yo-Kai Watch.”
Jaya Apparel, MacMillan's Imprint and more on board to bolster Genius Brands' tween brand.
Hearst Magazines International has partnered with Marka PJSC to launch the world’s first Harper’s Bazaar Café in Dubai’s design district.
Nottingham Forest, the licensing agent for “Super Wings” in Iberia, has secured five new licensees for the children’s series in the region.
FremantleMedia North America has partnered with Chronicle Books and Dark Horse Deluxe to launch a range of products inspired by FremantleMedia’s upcoming TV series, “American Gods.”
The British Museum has partnered with independent publisher Michael O’Mara Books to produce a range of British Museum stationery.
MNS Creative’s character brand Whatif Monster is the winner of License Global’s One to Watch contest for new Licensing Expo exhibitors.
IDW Publishing will launch a new ongoing comic series based on CBS’ classic series, “Star Trek.”
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