Hasbro is growing its publishing division through strategic new initiatives that place its most beloved brands in wholly new formats and inspired collaborations.
U.K.-based publisher Egmont Publishing will feature Mattel’s Hot Wheels brand in its latest issue of Showcase magazine.
Delcourt-Soleil, a comic publishing group in French-speaking territories, has unveiled a new department dedicated to licensing.
Penguin Ventures has entered a number of licensing agreements to further extend the Peter Rabbit brand, among others.
Disney Consumer Products and Random House have joined forces to publish new chapter books inspired by the new animated series “Tangled: The Series.”
Dynamite Entertainment and Atari have teamed up to release the Atari Poster Book, which will feature a host of iconic images from the “golden age of gaming.”
Toei Animation will revive its classic brand “Mazinger Z” for an upcoming feature film.
Rodale has partnered with Hearst Fujingaho Co. to launch digital media editions of Men’s Health and Women’s Health in Japan.
Condé Nast has partnered with design house Schumacher for a fabric and wallpaper collection under the Vogue Living brand.
Atari has enlisted the help of Dynamite Entertainment to create a new comic book line based on the “Swordquest” video game.
Dynamite Entertainment and Boom! Studios’ imprint Kaboom! have joined forces for a limited series featuring the Internet sensation Grump Cat and Jim Davis’ Garfield.
Kaiken Publishing, an affiliate of Rovio Entertainment, has acquired the worldwide publishing rights for Toonbox Animation’s “Qumi-Qumi” and “Kit^n^Kate.”
Bulldog Licensing has been appointed to represent the estate of children’s author Enid Blyton.
Los Angeles-based animation studio OddBot has partnered with the Art of Daryl Slaton, creator of Tails of Whimsy, to develop the property into an animated TV series.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group has appointed Anna Reyburn to the newly created role of international publishing manager.
Disney has teamed with Egmont Publishing to celebrate the 90th birthday of two British icons–Winnie the Pooh and Queen Elizabeth–with a new illustrated and audio story.
The National Wildlife Federation has partnered with Harper Collins Publishers and Globe Pequot Publishers to launch a new books series featuring its wildlife ambassador Ranger Rick.
StudioCanal has acquired the intellectual property rights to Paddington Bear and Company Limited.
NorthSouth Books has partnered with Litographs for a range of merchandise featuring Marcus Pfister’s book, The Rainbow Fish.
Barnes & Noble is continuing its annual celebration of fanboys, fangirls and pop-culture with Get Pop-Cultured.
Multimedia publisher Insight Editions has launched a new range of 3D wood models and educational guidebooks, titled IncrediBuilds.
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