PANGEA BRANDS, LLC, now known as UNCANNY BRANDS, ACQUIRES BLEACHER CREATURES
To celebrate the acquisition of Bleacher Creatures and the creation of a brand-new division, Phenom Gallery, Pangea Brands will henceforth be known as Uncanny Brands. The change will take place on January 1, 2018.
Uncanny Brands, best known for pop culture small appliances, is dedicated to creating licensed products that are cool and quirky, but useful, too. To capture the spirit of being fun yet faithful to the fans we serve, we feel that the name Uncanny expresses our mission perfectly. One look at a Bleacher Creature sports figure or one of Pangea’s licensed small appliances and you’ll agree—the resemblance is…
"Bleacher Creatures’ plush characters are an exciting addition to the product lines we are growing in our portfolio, allowing us to deliver even more depth and value to retailers and customers," says Ed Strauss, Chairman of Uncanny Brands LLC.
The Company will take over the Bleacher Creatures name, brands and product-related intellectual property, as well as select assets from the "Assignee Company" administering the transaction.
Bleacher Creatures has retained a significant number of key staff members and senior leaders while continuing to operate Bleacher Creatures from its Pennsylvania office. The line-up of products will continue to include Bleacher Creatures plush figures, Mystery Clips and Wham Blox.
Phenom Gallery creates high-quality, highly-collectible screen prints by well-known artists in the pop-culture field. These limited-edition, signed graphics will be available in a variety of subjects, including sports and entertainment events.
About Uncanny LLC. In business as Pangea Brands since 2009, Uncanny Brands LLC is a multi-brand pop-culture consumer products company that plays in such categories as toys, appliances and collectible artwork. The company's products are sold globally.
Innovative Licensing Manufacturer Will Premiere Major New Launches At Booth #5457,
Including Superheroes from Justice League, X-Men, Guardians Of the Galaxy 2, Deadpool, Thor: Ragnarok, and Superstars from the WWE
Bleacher Creatures, the licensing manufacturer renowned for its incredibly true-to-life plush figures of sports and entertainment icons, will be returning to the Javitz Center for the 6th straight year at Toy Fair 2017 with its most extensive line yet of cultural superstars in sports and entertainment. Bleacher Creatures will be at Toy Fair Booth #5457 February 18–21 at the Javits Center in New York City.
Bleacher Creatures fans can rejoice as the plush figure company will be debuting characters from 2017 cinematic releases such as X-Men, Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok and Guardians Of The Galaxy 2. Additionally, Bleacher Creatures will be debuting their Series 3 release of WWE superstars.
“Toy Fair is the premier event of the year in the toy industry and Bleacher Creatures could not be more ecstatic to make our triumphant return for a sixth straight year!” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of the company. “ We are extremely excited to debut all of our brand new comic book superhero and villain plush figures along with new pop culture icons and sports superstars, legends and mascots that will now become a part of the Bleacher Creatures Universe!”
Bleacher Creatures’ Toy Fair line-up includes:
WWE: Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Macho Man Randy Savage, The Rock, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Roman Reigns
Pop Culture: President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump, Jesus, Pope Francis, Benjamin Franklin, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton
Captain America: Civil War: Captain America, Falcon, War Machine, Black Widow, Black Panther
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Batman, Superman, Armored Batman, AquaMan, Wonder Woman
Teen Titans Go!: Raven, Robin, Beast Boy, Cyborg, Starfire
Suicide Squad: Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Joker, Katana, Prison Harley Quinn, Tux Joker
DC Comics Series 2: Reverse Flash, Zoom, Supergirl
DC Comics Series 3: Classic Flash, Classic Superman, Batman Beyond, Darkseid, Roller Derby Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor,
Deadpool: Classic Deadpool, Chef Deadpool, Dressed To Kill Deadpool, X-Force Variant, Pirate Deadpool
Marvel Universe Series 2: Classic Iron Man, Spider-Man Miles Morales
Marvel Universe Series 3: Baby Groot, Squirrel Girl, Luke Cage, Iron Patriot, Secret Wars Spider Man, Iron First, Black Bolt
Marvel TV: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, The Punisher, Electra, Luke Cage, Kill Grave
Rocky 40th Anniversary: Rocky Balboa (Gold Robe), Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago, Apollo Creed
Assassin’s Creed: Aguilar
Lord Of The Rings: Sauron, Frodo Baggins, Aragorn, Legolas
More than 100 players, including superstars Odell Beckham Jr (New York Giants), Tom Brady (New England Patriots), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers), Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals), Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys) Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks), and Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Legends: Troy Aikman (Dallas Cowboys), Sean Taylor (Washington Redskins), Barry Sanders (Detroit Lions, Terry Bradshaw (Pittsburgh Steelers), Jack Lambert (Pittsburgh Steelers), Brett Favre (Green Bay Packers), Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers), Walter Payton (Chicago Bears), Coach Mike Ditka (Chicago Bears)
Mascots: Staley Da Bear, Chomps, Rowdy, Miles, Roary, Rampage, Pat Patriot, Swoop, Steely McBeam, Blitz
More than 70 superstars, including Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors), Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers), Steph Curry (Golden State Warriors), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers, James Harden (Houston Rockets), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
NBA Legends include Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal (Magic, Lakers), Larry Bird, Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen, Chris Mullin
Mascots: Harry The Hawk, Hugo, Benny The Bull, Moondog, Clutch, Burnie, Bango, Rumble, Gorilla
More than 60 NHL superstars, including Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins), Alex Ovechkin (Washington Capitals), Jonathan Toews (Chicago Blackhawks), Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers),
New for 2017: Auston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs), Connor McDavid (Blue Jersey, Edmonton Oilers)
Mascots: Nordy, Youppi, NJ Devil, Iceburgh, Louie The Bear, Slapshot
More than 80 MLB superstars including World Series Champion Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Kyle Schwarber, and Jake Arreita. Other stars include Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals), Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim), Manny Machado (Baltimore Orioles)
New for 2017: Giancarlo Stanton (Miami Marlins), Corey Seager (Los Angeles Dodgers), Clayton Kershaw Generation 2 (Los Angeles Dodgers), Salvador Perez (Kansas City Royals), Javier Baez (Chicago Cubs), Daniel Murphy (Washington Nationals)
Mascots: Oriole Bird, Clark, Orbit, Sluggerrr, Billy The Marlin, TC Bear, Mr. Met, Phillie Phanatic, Mariner Moose, Raymond, Ace, Screech
12 MLS superstars including David Villa (New York City FC), Frank Lampard (New York City FC), Steven Gerrard (Los Angeles Galaxy), Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), and Kaká (Orlando City SC)
Mascots: Hooper, Talon, Sparky, Cozmo,
SOCCER: European Football Clubs
Global superstars Neymar and Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona
Teams include FC Barcelona, Chelsea, Liverpool, and Manchester City
Innovative Creator of Incredibly True-to-Life Plush Figures of Sports Icons to Present Its Superstars of NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, and International Soccer, and
New-for-2017 Plush Debuts of WWE Superstars, NFL Legends and Mascots.
Plush Sports Stars On Their Way to Vegas Include Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Kris Bryant, Aaron Rodgers, Odell Beckham Jr, Sidney Crosby and Neymar.
Bleacher Creatures, the innovative licensing manufacturer renowned for its incredibly true-to-life plush figures of sports and entertainment icons, will return to the annual Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas, January 17–19, 2017. Bleacher Creatures will present its line that is now thousands of plush deep from all five major sports leagues, the WWE, European Soccer Clubs as well as NASCAR.
New in the Bleacher Creatures Universe in 2017 that will debut for the first time at SLS are new NFL Legends, WWE wrestling superstars along with over 30 new mascots!
Bleacher Creature player plush coming to Vegas will include Lebron James of the NBA, Von Miller of the NFL, Bryce Harper of MLB, Connor McDavid of the NHL, and NASCAR’s Jimmy Johnson - along with hundreds of others. Bleacher Creatures launched five years ago with a single-digit number of plush figures, and today boasts thousands of plush figures representing seven major sports (including players from every team in Major League Baseball and the National Football League).
“We’re ecstatic to be heading back to the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show, where we’ll present the most expansive sports plush figure collection in our company’s five year history,” said Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures.
“Fans and retailers have shown tremendous support and excitement about the new sports plush debuts that will take place at the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show.”
The Bleacher Creatures plush figures that will be on display at the show include perennial favorites in each major-league sport, as well as recent superstar additions ,new retired Legends and eagerly anticipated plush making their 2017 debuts:
SOCCER: European Football Clubs
10-Inch-Tall themed Plush Figures—Including Batman Beyond, Classic Superman, The Flash, Darkseid, Lex Luthor and Roller Derby Harley Quinn—
To Be Available at bleachercreatures.com in October
From the plush manufacturer that has brought you plush hits, Bleacher Creatures and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, returns with a brand new Series 2 line of DC plush figures just in time for the holidays.
The plush figures in the DC Series 2 release include Batman Beyond, Classic Superman, The Flash, Darkseid, Lex Luthor and Roller Derby Harley Quinn will be available on www.bleachercreatures.com on October 15th.
“We are ecstatic to bring six new DC characters to our plush universe for the loyal DC fans,” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “These epic DC characters make the perfect gift for the holidays!”
All DC characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. (s16)
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.
Incredibly True-to-Life 10-Inch-Tall Plush Figures—Including Marvel’s Doctor Strange – Available now at bleachercreatures.com.
From the company that has brought you all of your favorite legendary Marvel plush characters, comes a brand new release of the Doctor Strange plush figure from Bleacher Creatures. Included in the exciting launch is the highly anticipated plush of the man himself, Doctor Strange.
Bleacher Creatures’ Doctor Strange plush is now available on bleachercreatures.com.
“We are thrilled to be working with Marvel again to bring to life their epic characters into plush form,” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “The anticipation for the movie release of Marvel’s Doctor Strange is at an all-time high and we are so thankful to be able to give fans another Doctor Strange product to add to their collection!”
Bleacher Creatures’ line of plush figures based on Marvel comics and Marvel films includes Deadpool, Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Hulk, Vision, Nick Fury, and Captain America, and Hulkbuster), Marvel’s Ant-Man, and other characters from the Marvel Universe.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com. © 2016 MARVEL
Current and Legendary NBA Players Available as True-to-Life Plush Figures
PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA. , October 11, 2016 – Bleacher Creatures announced today the launch of the 2016 NBA player plush collection, which includes the greatest superstars in the league today. The 10” true-to-life plush figures retail for $19.99 and are available on www.bleachercreatures.com, at arenas around the league and at the NBA Store in New York City.
“At Bleacher Creatures HQ we are all huge NBA fans, so to be able to add to the already awesome collection of NBA player plush figures for the wildly loyal basketball fans around the world, we could not be more excited,” said Matthew Hoffman, founder of Bleacher Creatures.
Designed for fans of all ages, the new release of NBA plush characters features some of basketball’s greatest current players, including Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers, in new all-black jersey), Kristaps Porzingis (New York Knicks), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves), Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors), and 2016 #1 overall pick Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers).
NBA superstars returning to the Bleacher Creature line-up include Steph Curry and Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans), Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls), John Wall (Washington Wizards) and many more.
Bleacher Creatures will also expand its’ line of NBA Legends with new additions of Chris Mullin (Golden State Warriors), and Shaquille O’Neal (Los Angeles Lakers).
Lastly, Bleacher Creatures will build on the very popular line of NBA mascot plush figures by adding Moondog (Cleveland Cavaliers), Benny The Bull (Chicago Bulls), Burnie (Miami Heat), Hugo (Charlotte Hornets), Slamson (Sacramento Kings), Clutch (Houston Rockets) and Bango (Milwaukee Bucks).
Bleacher Creatures, the innovative five-year-old licensing manufacturer known for its incredibly true-to-life 10-inch-tall plush figures of the greatest sports and entertainment icons, announced today its’ Series 2 line of WWE Superstar plush figures. The new line includes current WWE superstars Dean Ambrose, Finn Balor, Seth Rollins and John Cena and WWE Hall of Famers Steven Austin and Randy “Macho Man” Savage.
The six new WWE plush figures are available now at www.bleachercreatures.com .
The Series 1 line of WWE plush that includes WWE Superstars The Rock, John Cena, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns are currently available at www.bleachercreatures.com .
“We are ecstatic to add to our line of WWE plush for all of the amazingly loyal WWE fans around the globe,” said Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “We will continue to add WWE Superstar and Legend plush figures for all WWE fanatics to enjoy!”
Bleacher Creatures has joined the Kickstarter platform giving its’ plush enthusiasts the chance to bring home President Obama in plush form just in time for the holidays.
Bleacher Creatures Universe, meet the Kickstarter Universe. Kickstarter Universe, meet the Bleacher Creatures Universe. Bleacher Creatures is now offering President Obama fans the opportunity to collect their favorite prez in plush!
Bleacher Creatures is offering three different reward options for pledges and look to hit their goal of $10,000 to produce the Presidential Plush in just 15 days:
The President Obama plush figure will be available exclusively via this Kickstarter campaign. If the pledge goal is reached, Bleacher Creatures will then sell the plush on www.bleachercreatures.com and Amazon.
“We are ecstatic to give our fans the chance to bring home President Obama’s Bleacher Creature as his second term comes to a close,” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “We hope the President would love our plush take on him and that all of his loyal fans and supporters throughout the years will add his Bleacher Creature to their collection of presidential memorabilia!”
Innovative Creator of Incredibly True-to-Life Plush Figures of Cultural Icons to Premiere 2017 New Lines of Entertainment Plush On The Ultimate Stage at New York Comic Con
Bleacher Creatures, the innovative licensing manufacturer renowned for its incredibly true-to-life plush figures of entertainment and sports icons, will make its triumphant debut at New York Comic Con October 6-9. The plush toy company will present its most popular current lines of plush for sale—including characters from Marvel, DC Comics and WWE plus stars of the MLB, NFL and NBA—and will be debuting many of their brand new 2016 holiday releases including Marvel’s Dr. Strange, DC Comics Suicide Squad Series 2, Deadpool holiday series, and Marvel’s Baby Groot. The company will also be debuting its’ highly anticipated Bleacher Creatures Mystery Crate that will allow fans to get in on the fun of mystery boxes with Bleacher Creature plush figures.
“Bleacher Creatures is beyond ecstatic to make our debut at Comic Con in New York, one of the greatest cities in the world,” said Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “Film, Comic Book and sports fans attending the show will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the Bleacher Creatures Universe and purchase their favorite plush figures to add to their collections. We anticipate a tremendous response from the attendees of New York Comic Con!”
The Bleacher Creatures plush figures that will be for sale at New York Comic Con include a diverse blend of the company’s most popular sellers, as well as hotly anticipated new properties.
Bleacher Creatures properties available for sale at New York Comic Con:
Bleacher Creatures to introduce the Jesus plush figure now available at www.bleachercreatures.com .
From the manufacturer that brought you the likes of the now infamous Pope plush, Bleacher Creatures continues its’ line of inspirational and historical figures by producing Jesus.
Other historical figures that will soon join the Bleacher Creatures Universe are Mary, Moses and Samson.
“We are thrilled to add Jesus to our Bleacher Creatures Universe,” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “Creating a Jesus plush figure is a request we have received many times over the past five years so we are very excited to release the Jesus Bleacher Creature to our loyal fans and followers. ”
Innovative Creator of Incredibly True-to-Life Plush Figures of Cultural Icons to Premiere 2017 New Lines of Sports and Entertainment Plush
Bleacher Creatures, the innovative licensing manufacturer renowned for its incredibly true-to-life plush figures of sports and entertainment icons, will make its triumphant Dallas Toy Fair return September 27-29. The plush toy company will present its most popular current lines of plush—including stars of the MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS and NASCAR and characters from Marvel, DC Comics and WWE—and will offer previews of many of their brand new 2017 upcoming lines, such as characters from the X-Men comics line, Wonder Woman comics line, DC TV Series 3, Suicide Squad Series 2 and more.
“Bleacher Creatures is thrilled to be returning to Dallas for 2016 Toy Fair, where we will be presenting many of our brand new 2017 plush figure lines that the world has not seen yet, “ said Matthew Hoffman, president and founder of Bleacher Creatures. “There is nothing cooler than getting to see all of our greatest sports, entertainment and cultural icons all in one place, hanging out together in the Bleacher Creatures Universe. We anticipate a terrific reaction from the attendees at 2016 Dallas Toy Fair.”
The Bleacher Creatures plush figures that will be on display at Dallas Toy Fair include a diverse blend of the company’s most popular sellers, as well as hotly anticipated new properties.
Bleacher Creatures sports properties to be displayed at Dallas Toy Fair:
Bleacher Creatures entertainment properties to be displayed Dallas Toy Fair: