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UNKL© ANNOUNCES NEW TOY AND APPAREL DEALS
WITH TOYNAMI AND FIFTH SUN
Exclusive Toys and New Prototypes to be Unveiled at
San Diego Comic Con
Portland, OR (July 19, 2010) – UNKL©, the successful designer vinyl toy line known for characters such as
UniPo™, HazMaPo™ and SUG™, has announced merchandising deals with Toynami and Fifth Sun for toy
and sportswear products. The deals, which allow UNKL to expand into new categories and offer wider
specialty distribution, were announced today by UNKL co-founder, Jason Bacon, and J.J. Ahearn, Managing
Director, Licensing Street, the exclusive worldwide licensing agent for UNKL.
With the deal, Toynami becomes master toy licensee for UNKL. It will debut three new lines of toys at
San Diego Comic Con on July 22-25 with characters that include Gastro-Normous™, the introductory
character in the Dad Gummit Blobs™ line, which will be exclusively available for sale at Comic Con in
limited edition quantities; SearchR™, a new entry in UNKL’s popular SUG line; and Viking™, the premier
release in the new Dreamers™ line.
Fifth Sun, which launched an apparel line at MAGIC in February, will be creating t-shirts and hoodies
featuring characters from the UNKL universe.
“UNKL is really looking forward to working with such established partners as Toynami and Fifth Sun. The
combination of their expertise and our combined creativity will create some amazing new products that
continue to expand on UNKL as we know it, but more importantly, these partnerships will take the brand
to some exciting new places,” said Jason Bacon.
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