Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
Hasbro and Lionsgate have tapped Viz Media to publish a new art book inspired by My Little Pony: The Movie, which hits theaters Oct. 6.
Sanrio has partnered with Viz Media to publish a new coloring book based on Hello Kitty & Friends.
Author Judy Petersen-Fleming and illustrator Suzy Spafford have appointed Lawless Entertainment to represent their children’s book Periwinkle’s Journey for licensing and merchandising worldwide.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped DK to publish a series of books based on Wonder Woman and the LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes brands.
Nurture Rights and U.K. fashion retailer M&Co have teamed up once again to offer a new children’s collection for fall/winter based on the preschool brand Dinosaur Roar!
Disney Licensed Publishing has tapped IDW Publishing to create two new comic books based on “DuckTales” and “Tangled: The Series.”
Atari and Dynamite Entertainment will continue their partnership to create new comics based on Atari’s video games with the launch of Centipede #1.
MGA Entertainment has secured nearly 40 new global licensing partners for its scented novelty and collectibles brand Num Noms.
ZAG has teamed up with four new licensees to further extend its animated series “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” in the U.K.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Journeys in Film teamed up to create educational programs based on the movie Hidden Figures.
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.”
Sesame Workshop has tapped publisher Running Press to bring the classic “Sesame Street” characters to several new publishing formats, including an inspirational book for adults.
American Girl, a subsidiary of Mattel, has tapped global book publisher DK to create an exclusive collection of nonfiction books.
Merchantwise is continuing the 100-year celebrations of May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies with a host of new licensees.
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