CCG and RPG Currently Split Between Decipher and WotC
November 26, 2001
With the upcoming May 16, 2002 release of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, the Lucasfilms licensing machine is gearing up...
G.I. Joe, Transformers, and Star Wars
October 9, 2001
Marvel Comics is preparing trade paperback collections of the G.I. Joe and Transformers comics that it published in the 1980s, and Dark Horse will reprint the Star Wars comics that Marvel published in the 1970s and 80s.
Dragon Does Windtalkers Figures
August 6, 2001
Dragon Models, Ltd., one of the leading manufacturers of realistic military models for the collector's market, has announced an agreement with MGM to create figures based on John Woo's epic World War II motion picture, Windtalkers. .
First Star Wars DVD Is ???Loaded???
June 18, 2001
On October 16, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release the DVD edition of Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace.
Autographs, Episode II Sneek Peeks
June 3, 2001
The Topps Company is preparing to issue a new series of Star Wars trading cards that features all the top characters.
Pokemon Bigger than Star Wars
May 8, 2001
In its first quarter report issued late last month, Hasbro reported a quarterly loss of $25 million, far worse than Wall Street estimates, and attributed the shortfall to rapidly falling sales of the Pokemon CCG.
Toy Close-Outs Online
April 4, 2001
Retailers looking for bargains on toy close-outs can now check out KB Toys' online wholesale toy operation. The wholesale online service shares fulfillment and customer service with KB's regular online consumer site.
Harry Potter, Star Wars, Sports and More
March 25, 2001
Wizards of the Coast announced an ambitious slate of products for 2001 at the Gama show held in Las Vegas this week.
Licensed Ape Comics and Merchandise
March 20, 2001
Dark Horse has ambitious plans to exploit Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes film with a number of print and merchandise items.
Will Retailers Cash in on LOTR
December 18, 2001
The first episode of Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy opened today to nearly universal critical acclaim.