Nickelodeon and Jazwares Join the Comic Adventures of Fanboy and Chum Chum With New Toys Available Exclusively at Toys"R"Us and Toysrus.com
Action Figures, Plush Toys and Electronics Bring to Life the Adventures of Your Favorite Superheroes
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 21, 2011 -- Nickelodeon Consumer Products and Jazwares, Inc. will unveil an exciting new lineup of toys from the Emmy® Award-winning CG-animated comedy Fanboy and Chum Chum during Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif. Offered exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com beginning in August, action figures, plush toys and electronics that represent the unique superheroes and their comic adventures will be available to fans.
"Fanboy and Chum Chum were born to play, and their enthusiasm for fun and adventure is contagious," said Manuel Torres, Senior Vice President, Global Toys and Video Games for Nickelodeon Consumer Products. "These toys give the audience the opportunity to play alongside their favorite superheroes and create adventures of their own."
"We are thrilled to partner with Nickelodeon on the Fanboy and Chum Chum license," said Laura Zebersky, executive vice president of sales, Jazwares. "Our line of figures, plush, and consumer electronics captures the creative play from the series, and brings these superheroes of fantasy and adventure to life in a way like never before."
"Toys"R"Us is the first place parents and kids look when they want to find toys based on fun and dynamic TV shows, like Fanboy and Chum Chum," said Lisa Harnisch, Vice President, General Merchandising Manager, Core Toys and Seasonal, Toys"R"Us, U.S. "We are excited to be the exclusive destination for this new toy line from Jazwares, which captures the spirit of Fanboy and Chum Chum."
Created by Eric Robles, Fanboy and Chum Chum follows Fanboy and his best friend and trusty sidekick, Chum Chum, two endlessly energetic "super fans" of all things sci-fi and fantasy. Their world is full of comic adventure (and misadventures) as they share a hyper imagination that enables a wide-eyed acceptance of the bizarre. They're fearless! They're adventurous! They wear underwear on the outside of their costumes! They're Fanboy and Chum Chum.
The 2011 Jazwares Fanboy and Chum Chum product line includes:
Fanboy and Chum Chum 3-Inch Action Figure Assortment
Recreate all your favorite Fanboy and Chum Chum episodes right from home with the Fanboy and Chum Chum 3-inch action figure assortment. Available as Fanboy, Chum Chum, Boog, and everyone's favorite super hero Man-Arctica, these highly detailed 3-inch figures come complete with special features. Watch as Fanboy and Chum Chum's eyes pop out, as Boog's head bobbles, or as Man-Arctica's suit glows in the dark. These 3-inch figures are a definite must have for fans everywhere! (Each figure sold separately).
Fanboy and Chum Chum 6-Inch Action Figure Assortment
Your favorite adventure seeking duo comes to life like never before with the Fanboy and Chum Chum 6-Inch Action Figure Assortment. Now you can reenact BRAINFREEZE with 6-inch Fanboy or help Chum Chum blow bubbles with his bubble gum accessories. Figures are fully articulated to add to the all adventure packed fun! (Each figure sold separately).
Fanboy and Chum Chum Freeze Pod 5-Inch Vehicle with 3-inch Figure
It's Frosty Freezy Freeze galore with the Fanboy and Chum Chum 5-Inch Freeze Pop Vehicle. The Freeze Pop Vehicle comes complete with 3-Inch limited edition Fan Boy and Chum Chum figures. Caution, don't forget to slow down and beware of BRAINFREEEEEEZE!
Fanboy and Chum Chum 7-Inch Assorted Plush with Roto Heads
Now you can take Fanboy and Chum Chum with you on all your fantasy filled adventures with the 7-Inch Fanboy and Chum Chum Plush with Roto Head. Featuring characters from your favorite episodes, including: Fanboy, Chum Chum, Vampire Fanboy, and Vampire Chum Chum., This super soft plush is a must have for every superfan! (Each figure sold separately).
Fanboy and Chum Chum Boombox
Join Fanboy and Chum Chum as they rock out to their favorite tunes with the Fanboy and Chum Chum Boombox. Featuring a top loading CD player, AM/FM radio, digital LED display, headphone jack for private listening, and MP3 players. The Fan Boy and Chum Chum Boombox is essential for every enthusiast! (Requires six C batteries).
Fanboy and Chum Chum Walkie Talkies
Now you and your friends can covertly plan your next adventure (or misadventure) with the Fanboy and Chum Chum push to talk Walkie Talkies. (Belt clip included; requires two 9V batteries).
Fanboy and Chum Chum Headphones
Bop your head to your favorite tunes, while maintaining ample sound quality with these must have stereo headphones. Featuring Fanboy and Chum Chum on the exterior, and soft cushioned ear cups that swivel for your comfort on the interior, the Fanboy and Chum Chum Headphone can't be beat!
About Jazwares, Inc.
Headquartered in Sunrise, Florida, Jazwares, Inc. has been committed to creating 'quality products that push the boundaries of product design' since 1997. With its focus on innovation and function, Jazwares has established itself as a well-respected leader in the licensed products industry, delivering a diverse line of goods featuring some of the most contemporary entertainment properties in the marketplace. Today Jazwares continues to offer a wide array of toys, electronics and stationery products featuring some of the hottest licenses around including Sonic the Hedgehog™, Star Wars, Fanboy and Chum Chum, Poptropica, Robot Chicken™, Mortal Kombat and others, as well as their own intellectual property, Mix Pups™. Jazwares goal is to invent toys and related products that are new to the marketplace, featuring the licenses that kids want at an affordable price. For more information about Jazwares, Inc., please visit www.jazwares.com.
About Nickelodeon Consumer Products
Nickelodeon Consumer Products manages the world's number-one TV-based licensing business, representing leading properties such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer, and managing merchandising for Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTVN International, and Spike TV.
Nickelodeon, now in its 32nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 16 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).