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Sequart Releases Book on Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

With those horrified words, Charlton Heston’s Colonel George Taylor summed up exactly what viewers were thinking in 1968 the first time they saw Planet of the Apes in theaters. Loincloth-clad humans reduced to mute savages, living in cages or in the wild? Xenophobic orangutans, militaristic gorillas, and curious chimpanzees with a rigid …

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McFarlane Toys Unveils Steven Universe Construction Sets

Steven Universe

New McFarlane Construction Sets based off Steven Universe, a hit TV  series created by Emmy-nominated writer, storyboard artist, and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Sugar. Steven Universe is the coming-of-age story of a boy named Steven Universe and the “Crystal Gems”, a team of magical alien guardians who protect …

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Hasbro Rolls Out All-Star Lineup for First-Ever HASCON FANmily Event Sept 8 – 10

Hasbro unveiled additional programming details and VIP ticket packages for the first-ever HASCON FANmily event. Happening September 8 – 10, 2017 at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, HASCON will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life. Joining the previously announced all-star line-up …

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The Jim Henson Company Taps McFarlane Toys To Produce Figures From ‘Labyrinth’ And ‘The Dark Crystal’

Labyrinth

The Jim Henson Company has partnered with McFarlane Toys, which will harken back to its roots of “Movie Maniacs” to create figures of classic characters from two of Henson’s most well-known features Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal. Directed by visionary Jim Henson and executive produced by George Lucas, Labyrinth is …

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Designer Toys, Comic Art, and NYC’s Best Craft Breweries and Food Trucks Collide at Pier 36

Five Points Festival

The Five Points Festival, a designer toy and comic convention, lands on Pier 36 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side May 20-21, featuring a dynamic lineup of counterculture artists and artisans from around the world. The inaugural event is a celebration of comic artists and writers, toy designers and customizers (with …

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Funko Announces “Disney Treasures” Subscription Service to Focus Entirely on Disney Collectibles

Pirates

Funko announced the newest licensed subscription box joining their subscription service offerings – Disney Treasures. The officially licensed Disney Treasures subscription box is the latest box among Funko’s additional subscription offerings from Marvel, Star Wars and DC Comics, and will focus on delivering exclusive Disney Collectibles directly to collectors every …

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LEGO DC Super Hero Girls Build Powers Brick by Brick for Global Launch

LEGO Wonder Woman

LEGO Systems, Inc., in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, unveils its complete collection of building sets inspired by the popular DC Super Hero Girls franchise at this week’s North American International Toy Fair. Featuring a powerful and diverse roster of renowned female DC Super Heroes and …

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LEGO Systems Introduces The LEGO Batman Movie Collection

LEGO Batman

Offering moviegoers the opportunity to recreate the action and excitement of Gotham City, LEGO Systems offers a world of play opportunities with new building sets, collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, featuring Batman, Robin, Batgirl, and other characters from the franchise. Directed by Chris McKay and …

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Playmates Toys Showcases Expanded Brand Portfolio at North American International Toy Fair

Voltron

Playmates Toys is set to showcase its expanded portfolio during the North American International Toy Fair, which includes product lines based on the year’s most exciting entertainment properties. As the global master toy partner for Cartoon Network’s refreshed take on Ben 10, Playmates Toys will introduce a full range of toys …

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