Signature Publishing announces new title, “My Little Pony Equestria Girls”

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Issue 1

Signature Publishing, licensed by Hasbro, are once again to launch a bi-monthly magazine for the brand My Little Pony Equestria Girls.

Coinciding with the release of the My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks DVD, and the breaking news that a third film, Friendship Games, will be released later this year, the magazine launches on the 25th March with a bumper pack of My Little Pony Equestria Girls gifts, including a Rainbow Dash hair extension, lip balm, nail stickers and sampler story book. Featuring Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash and the rest of the much-loved characters, the magazine is packed with entertaining features including comics, makes, quizzes, posters and Equestria Girls competitions.

My Little Pony Equestria Girl is the highly successful My Little Pony brand extension for fans of all ages, following Twilight Sparkle as she enters an alternate world, changing into a teenage girl who must survive her biggest challenge yet… high school!

My Little Pony Equestria Girls encourages fans to create magical friendships, stay true to themselves and respect one another for who they are.

“As with all of Hasbro’s brands, the quality of the assets, the team we work with and the extensive backstory behind all the characters makes it a joy to work on this magazine,” says Editor in Chief Amanda Clifford. “We look forward to creating a truly immersive brand experience featuring the core cast of Canterlot High in another world of adventure, friendship and style.”

“We are excited to be expanding our relationship with Signature Publishing to include My Little Pony Equestria Girls,” says Michael Kelly, Hasbro’s Director of Global Publishing.  “Fans will love exploring this new world along with Twilight Sparkle and her friends through the pages of Signature’s magazine.”

The My Little Pony brand has entertained fans of all ages for over 30 years and is still delighting consumers through its product line, entertainment and the launch of another exciting film. 

My Little Pony Equestria Girls is the latest title to feature in the Signature Publishing portfolio, which includes My Little Pony and Littlest Pet Shop magazines under license from Hasbro, Milkshake! magazine under license from Channel 5, launched last year, and Pets2Collect, Dinosaur Action, Fairies, Fantastic Funworld, Rainbow Fun and Girls Love (which has a number of spin-off titles).

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Issue One is on sale 25th March 2015, available at all good supermarkets and newsagents bi-monthly, price £3.99 and distributed by Seymour Distribution Ltd, 2 East Poultry Avenue, London, EC1A 9PT

• Signature Publishing: www.signaturepl.co.uk

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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