Tag: Spin Master


by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2015
InvictaFigure1 I’m horribly late posting about this Kickstarter campaign for the INVICTA CHALLENGE project by my friend Jim Murphy because there has been so much pre-SDCC news, but the good news is that the campaign is already over 90% funded so with your help it can become a reality!   Jim is a US Marine that…


by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2015
StrongMuseumPlay2 The Strong and Spin Master Form Partnership ROCHESTER, New York—The Strong and Spin Master (the largest privately held toy company in North America) are pleased to announce a collaboration to create through donation by Spin Master a collection of archival materials related to the history of the company, as well as a collection of toys and…


by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2015
spinMaster_logo Innovative technology, family-friendly gameplay and world-class licensed properties highlight Spin Master’s 2015 line-up February 14, 2015 – New York City, NY – Spin Master Ltd., a global leader and one of the top five U.S. toy manufacturers*, has unveiled its full roster of 2015 toy and entertainment offerings at the 114th American International Toy Fair in New York City.  …


by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2014
TOTY15-logo Consumers invited to vote for their favorites at ToyAwards.org – now until January 11, 2015   New York, NY | November 24, 2014 – The Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced today the 83 finalists for the prestigious 2015 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) – also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.  Between now and January 11, 2015,…


by Daniel Pickett
November 21, 2014
A new kickstarter campaign launched today started by my friend and former Mattel and Spin Master brand manager Jim Murphy called the INVICTA CHALLENGE.  Several of the rewards and stretch goals feature action figures designed and sculpted by the Four Horsemen Design Studio.   Check out all the details about the campaign below:   INVICTA Challenge…


by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2014
TORONTO AND LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s largest children’s toy and entertainment company and the world leader in flying toys, announced today that it has filed a civil lawsuit against Brix n Clix, Rehco LLC and CYI Inc. (the “Defendants”) in the United States District Court for the Central District…


by Daniel Pickett
December 3, 2013
CHICAGO, Ill. (November 2013) – The third weekend in November marked the 11th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG), held at the historic Navy Pier and hosted by the Chicago Toy & Game Group. ChiTAG returned to Chicago, the leading city for toy and game invention in the U.S., to celebrate the power of…


by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
BLOGtoycompanies-BIG Recently I was staring at the cool packaging of the Super7 ALIEN ReAction line. As I noted how the ReAction logo pays homage to the original Kenner logo I started to wonder what “Kenner” originally meant. Then it occurred to me that I had no idea where many toy company names came from. Hence, my…


by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2013
riders-of-berk-logo.jpeg Toy Line from Hit TV Series DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk to Debut in Fall of 2013   Los Angeles, CA – February 19, 2013 – To forge an alliance worthy of the great Vikings and dragons of Berk, Spin Master Ltd., one of the leading toy manufacturers in the world and DreamWorks Animation SKG,…


by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2011
Thousand of gamers at more than 250 hobby stores across North America tried their hand at the hotly anticipated new trading card game Redakai over the weekend. The official launch weekend was a huge success, generating great excitement among players and the hobby stores that hosted events. "We encouraged retailers to document their Redakai launches over…


by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2011
Free Packs to Celebrate the June 4th Launch of Redakai in Hobby Stores Los Angeles, CA – June 2, 2011– To coincide with Spin Master’s June 4th launch ofRedakai™, Redakai.com is offering a free Gold Pack to each of the first 5,000 people registered on as Redakai community members.  Every Redakai Gold Pack contains one…


by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2011
The big day is almost here! On June 4th, hobby stores across North America will be running their own Redakai Release Day events. This will be your first opportunity to get Redakai cards and play the game with others in your town. Everyone who participates will get an exclusive silver foil Froztok, Red Elemental card…