Playmates Toys and Mega Bloks have created lines inspired by the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. A full range of figures, vehicles, and play sets based on the sequel to the 2014 blockbuster will be available starting next month at major mass retailers and mid-tier, specialty, grocery, drug, and value channels. [Read more...]
Playmates Toys, Mega Bloks to Release Lines Based on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Jakks Pacific has released its full assortment of collectible figures and role-play items inspired by the Legendary and Universal Pictures‘ new film, Warcraft. The full line of toys features a variety of characters in different scales, representing both the Alliance and the Horde. The line is available exclusively at Toys “R” Us, and will be available at all mass retailers in June, coinciding with the release of the movie.
Lego will release 18 new minifigures based on classic Disney characters, the company announced on Twitter. The Disney Series will be available starting May 1, and is the company’s first-ever Disney character collection of minifigures. The collection includes classic characters such as Mickey Mouse, Daisy, and Peter Pan, and new favorites, including Stitch and Mr. Incredible. [Read more...]
Rubie’s Costume Co. will launch officially licensed costumes, accessories, and masks inspired by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Available in toddler, child, tween, adult, and plus sizes, the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Collection includes DC Comics superheroes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more. Each detailed costume reflects a representation of the characters portrayed in the film. The collection will be available this Halloween season.
Disney Magic Kingdoms allows players to enter the world of Disney and Disney Parks as they endeavor on a quest to restore the kingdom’s magic from evil powers. The app allows players to build attractions from the parks like Space Mountain, California Screamin’, and It’s a Small World. Disney Magic Kingdoms also allows users to share moments with their favorite Disney characters from Disney Pixar’s Wall E, Toy Story, Tangled, and more. [Read more...]
Jakks Pacific has has expanded its Big Fig action figure line with new superheroes inspired by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The assortment includes Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman as fully articulated action figures. The new figures are available in 20-inch and 31-inch scales at retailers nationwide.
American Girl has expanded into the building category for the first time, developed in collaboration with Mega Bloks. The new products feature detailed building sets and fully articulated minifigures, based on American Girl’s “Girl of the Year” dolls, including Grace, Isabelle, Saige, McKenna, and Nicki. [Read more...]
Marvel is rolling out a new merchandising program inspired by Black Panther in time for his first appearance as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a new comic book written from Ta-Nehisi Coates, and 50th anniversary. The campaign will touch on all major categories including publishing, apparel, toys, collectibles, home goods, and more.
The licensing program features a wide range of products inspired by both the new Marvel comic book debuting April 6th and Black Panther’s first film appearance in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War film in May. The products will feature standalone representations of the hero, as well as team-oriented sets inspired by the new film. [Read more...]
Say goodbye to sore backs, scraped knees, and chalky hands. The solution to everyone’s chalk problems is now here. Walkie Chalk LLC introduces Walkie Chalk a patented chalk-holding foam technology that lets kids and adults easily draw with chalk on any surface.
For ages 3 and up, the final product will include chalk, but kids can also use nearly any sidewalk chalk they already have—including square and round shaped ones. The product is made of three pieces and is 36 inches long when put together. Kids and adults can easily assemble and dissemble the tubes together for storage.
Walkie Chalk is launching for one month on April 12 on Kickstarter. Crowdfunded orders will ship once the campaign ends, and then Walkie Chalk will be available at the Walkie Chalk website, Amazon, and other retailers on May 12.