BIG Chief Studios Flash Gordon Figures SNIP

Flash Gordon 40th Anniversary movie figures in the works from BIG Chief Studios

BIG Chief Studios Ltd – the company also behind some smashing Doctor Who and Thunderbirds figures – has announced a licensing deal with Hearst Holdings, King Features Syndicate Division, via Allsorts Licensing, to produce a range of high-end collectables based on the cult classic 1980 movie Flash Gordon. Based on the King Features comic stripContinue reading Flash Gordon 40th Anniversary movie figures in the works from BIG Chief Studios

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King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP

  King Features Syndicate – distributors of newspaper strips such as The Amazing Spider-Man, Beetle Bailey, Betty Boop, Blondie, The Phantom and many more –  is positioning itself for a year of growth in licensing, and is seeking new IP to grow its portfolio. King Features Syndicate is a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group,Continue reading King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP

The cast of Arctic Circle, a strip created by British cartoonist Alex Hallatt

British cartoonist Alex Hallatt tackles climate change in internationally-syndicated “Arctic Circle” strip

Created by British cartoonist and environmental advocate Alex Hallatt and distributed by King Features Syndicate, popular comic strip Arctic Circle made a small impression on the Climate Change debate recently – by reducing its size through the week! Hallatt used her strip to both literally and figuratively address the shrinking polar ice caps by gradually reducingContinue reading British cartoonist Alex Hallatt tackles climate change in internationally-syndicated “Arctic Circle” strip

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In Review: The Phantom – The Crying Idol (Frew Comics – Australia)

For those who came in late, FREW is the longest running comics magazine in Australia, started in 1948 by four gentlemen whose first letters formed the brand imprint. FREW is now owned by the fantastic pair of Rene White and Glenn Ford and the Publishing Editor is the redoubtable Dudley Hogarth, who pens all the requiredContinue reading In Review: The Phantom – The Crying Idol (Frew Comics – Australia)

The Phantom 80th Anniversary Special Promo

Dublin Comic Con’s 80th Anniversary Phantom Comic Gets Special Limited Edition Release

Earlier this year, the Dublin Comic Con was granted a special license by King Features Syndicate via AllSorts Media to produce a special comic celebrating The Phantom‘s 80th Anniversary. All proceeds from sales of the comic produced are being donated to Tallaght, Crumlin and Temple Street Children’s Hospitals in Dublin. The comic was an exclusiveContinue reading Dublin Comic Con’s 80th Anniversary Phantom Comic Gets Special Limited Edition Release