Ghostbusters 2016 Promotional Image

What, No New Ghostbusters Comic? (Yet, anyway…)

There’s a new Ghostbusters arriving in cinemas in July 2016 and the licensing campaign is picking up “extraordinary momentum”, according to the company handling branding deals, with no less than 23 partners on board – but, as yet, it doesn’t look like a UK comic. By now, you’d hope some publisher might be hoping to echo atContinue reading What, No New Ghostbusters Comic? (Yet, anyway…)

New Classic Thunderbirds licenses announced

  ITV Studios Global Entertainment has detailed new developments for its Classic Thunderbirds gifting category as it celebrates the brand’s 50th anniversary ahead of this year’s licensing Spring Fair in Birmingham next week. These include a special range of 50th anniversary products and limited editions based on new artwork, targeting the adult retro and nostalgic market, that willContinue reading New Classic Thunderbirds licenses announced

DC Thomson snags rights to Thunderbirds Are Go Comic and Annual

ITV Studios Global Entertainment  has announced its first licensing partners for Thunderbirds Are Go, with products set to debut in 2015, and on the list is DC Thomson, who will publish the official Thunderbirds Are Go annual and monthly magazine. Other licensees include book publisher Simon & Schuster in the UK, Kokomo, Danilo, Posh Paws and,Continue reading DC Thomson snags rights to Thunderbirds Are Go Comic and Annual

Wonder Woman merchandise

Wonder Woman recruited for Mothering Sunday merchandise offensive

Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK and DC Entertainment have been busy ramping up the profile of their Wonder Woman licence in the run up to Mothering Sunday this weekend. (No, it isn’t “Mother’s Day” – that is the US celebration, used, in my opinion, by lazy card makers to avoid printing different cards for ourContinue reading Wonder Woman recruited for Mothering Sunday merchandise offensive