Epic Rights Signs KISS Toys Deals
Epic Rights has secured three new toy deals for KISS with Bif Bang Pow!, Figures Toy Company and K’Nex.
Bif Bang Pow! will create the first-ever 3 ¾-inch scale KISS action figures as well as stationery, tin totes, drinkware, license plate frames, nesting dolls and other collectibles for the legendary rock band. The line will distributed exclusively through Entertainment Earth.
K'Nex is planning a line of buildable figures of each member of the band and two roadies as well as accompanying KISS Rock Stage Big Rig building set.
Finally, Figures Toy Company will reproduce Mego Toy Company's KISS line of collectible action figures from late ‘70s. The figures will be available at Toys 'R' Us, Entertainment Earth, the KISS museum, the KISS Army Warehouse, Big Bad Toy and in comic book and hobby stores.
“There continues to be an incredible demand for anything KISS, as evidenced by the quality and quantity of licensing partners that the band and the brand attract," says Juli Boylan-Riddles, executive vice president, global strategic partnership and licensing, Epic Rights. “We look forward to working with Bif Bang Pow!, Figures Toy and K’Nex to bring all new products to consumers.”
KISS action figures from Bif Bang Pow! and Figures Toy will be available in early 2015. K’Nex’s KISS line are currently available at Knex.com and independent toy retailers.