Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group Mix It Up Globally with MIXELS
Mixels.Com Makes U.S. Debut on February 6
ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2014 -- Mixels is a groundbreaking global franchise created by the powerhouse partnership of two of the biggest forces in kids' entertainment – Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group – and will make its US debut on multiple screens and platforms this February. A true multiplatform brand, Mixels.com arrives on the web first on February 6, followed by animated shorts on Cartoon Network starting February 12 during the Teen Titans Go! half hour (7:30-8:00pET). Soon after, kids will be able to "mix, max and murp" with their own LEGO® Mixels collectible building sets and download the Calling All Mixels app.
LEGO® Education Collaborates with Award-Winning Author Mo Willems to Bring the Pigeon Series to Life
Willems' popular Pigeon series of books will be the source of inspiration using LEGO Education StoryStarter to encourage creativity among educators and students in reading and writing
February 2014 - Jesse has sent word of his new series on YouTube:
TOY PIZZA IS GO!
Channel Frederator presents a new toys & collectibles show
Check our brand new YouTube series celebrating all things collectible.
Join hosts Nicky, Jesse, and Cade as they showcase what's cool in plastic playthings.
Tune into the episode and if you like what you see, click subscribe!
And just like a real slice of pie, it's best when shared with friends -- so reblog to help spread the word!
K'NEX® Introduces Over 25 New Products at New York Toy Fair!
2014 Product Line Includes Launch of 2 New Brands
Hatfield, Pa. (February, 2014) – K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, will be introducing its 2014 product line to retailers and media during American International Toy Fair®, being held February 16th through the 19th in New York City at the Javits Center.
The 2014 K'NEX product line includes over 25 inspiring additions to popular product lines such as, K'NEX Building Sets, K'NEX Thrill Rides, K'NEX Education™, Super Mario®, Mario Kart®, Lincoln Logs®, Tinkertoy®, Angry Birds™, PAC-MAN® and the Ghostly Adventures, and Family Guy™. New York Toy Fair will also mark the public debut of two exciting new product lines; Titanfall™ and Plants vs. Zombies™ Building Sets.
Pretty Ugly LLC™ Grants License to Fetch...for Pets!™ Products
Green Brook, NJ, January 29, 2014 - Pretty Ugly™, LLC owner of the UGLYDOLL® brand, is pleased to announce their recent partnership with Fetch...for pets!, a leading manufacturer of pet products in North America.
Soon pet-loving fans can treat their favorite canine or feline to a unique selection of Uglydoll products. "We are thrilled to work with Fetch...for pets! on a wide range of pet toys and accessories. After years of our fan's pets chewing on our Uglydoll toys, it's time to give them their own coveted collection," said Alita Friedman, Chief Brand Officer.
"Fetch...for pets! is excited to team up with such a fun brand and bring Uglydoll products to the pet world," said Steven Shweky, Top Dog at Fetch... for Pets!.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Shakes Up Toy Fair Season With Humongous Licensing Programs, Including This Summer's Much-Anticipated Film Godzilla From Legendary Pictures
UNRIVALED PORTFOLIO OF NEW AND CLASSIC ENTERTAINMENT PROPERTIES TO BE SHOWCASED
The LEGO Group to Produce LEGO Replica of Ghostbusters ECTO-1
BILLUND, Denmark, Jan. 30, 2014 -- The LEGO Group today announced that its latest quarterly review of LEGO® CUUSOO consumer inspiration platform has designated that a LEGO Ghostbusters ECTO-1 will be produced for sale under a licensing agreement from Sony Pictures Consumer Products. The item is the sixth user-designed and submitted product to be manufactured from the LEGO CUUSOO platform after receiving the requisite 10,000 fan votes to be considered for production.
Made famous by the 1984 Ghostbusters film, the ECTO-1 was selected for production due to its broad worldwide appeal and the fact that the iconic model lends itself to challenging and creative building for both children and adult fans. The LEGO replica of ECTO-1 will include minifigures. The model is still in the final design stages and availability and pricing will be announced at a later date.
January 30, 2014 - Listed below are the toy (and child-related) recalls from this week; these links go to the official announcements on the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site.
TOYPOCALYPSE 4: FANEXTASY!!
January 2014 - Toypocalypse 4: FanEXtasy is coming! Hosted by TT Underground Gallery in New York City, the Four Horsemen's fourth annual gallery show is expected to be bigger than ever!
Some incredible moments you'll get to experience at the show are...
- Be amongst the first to see the next Infinity Edition Outer Space Men factory created paint samples in person!
- Be amongst the first to see the first factory created paint samples of the Power Lords characters Adam Power, Lord Power & Ggripptogg in person!
- Be amongst the lucky few to see pre-production tooling samples of the Four Horsemen's Gothitropolis Ravens figures in person!
- Get a look at an overview of some of the coolest Masters of the Universe figures created by the Four Horsemen for Mattel!
- See in person lots of other artwork and prototypes created by Four Horsemen Toy Design Studios!
- Special one of a kind items for sale!
Mezco Reveals 2014 Toy Fair Limited Edition Collectible: Breaking Bad Walter White Figure
January 2014 - New York - The New York International Toy Fair is the world's largest and most important industry-only toy show. "Toy Fair Only" collectible items are a proud tradition and Mezco Toyz continues this custom with the introduction of their Walter White Limited Edition Figure.
This unforgettable figure features Walter Walter with his khaki pants and green shirt as seen in several of the series' most memorable episodes. He comes complete with removable hat, removable glasses, a sack of cash, and a bag of blue crystals.
Mezco will be offering the figures to select guests of the Mezco Toyz booth (#4931). Since this event is not open to the public, a small amount of this limited-run figure will be available for purchase via the Mezco Toyz webstore: http://www.mezcotoyz.com/mezco-2014-toy-fair-catalog-figure