Weekly News Roundup – 4/21/14

April 21st, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

I was on vacation last week and I, of course, missed you all terribly. But I’m back today for another Papercutz Weekly News Roundup!

Let’s go!

Reviews & Recommendations

Dinosaurs #1: In The Beginning…
“It’s very good for Children for their birthdays if they have an interest in Dinosaurs then they will love this book.” —DINOSAUR FACTS AND FORUM
A Children’s Book Council “Hot Off the Press” pick for April 2014.
Rio #1: Snakes Alive!
“This is a must for fans of the original Rio, as well as anyone who is preparing for the second.” —SLJ’s GOOD COMICS FOR KIDS

News, Coverage & Publicity

Annoying Orange

  • Annoying Orange surpassed two billion views on its YouTube channel last week. The Collective Digital Studio channel has more than 3.6 million subscribers, and 330 videos since launching in 2010.

Disney Fairies

 

The Garfield Show

  • THE GARFIELD SHOW #3: “Long Lost Lyman” is a Children’s Book Council “Hot Off the Press” Pick for April 2014. You can view the full write-up here.

LEGO Ninjago

  • Our LEGO NINJAGO graphic novel series has surpassed 2 million in sales! You can read our original press release here. The story was also picked up by comics news sites Robot 6 and Bleeding Cool.

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  • The Masters of Spinjitzu returned to Cartoon Network with two special episodes. Broadway World has the details on the new episodes and the series past rating success.

Rio 

  • RIO 2 had a very strong opening weekend grossing over $39mm domestically and just narrowly missing out on the #1 spot at the box office. The film continued to perform strongly over Spring Break week with latest estimates putting US ticket sales at just under $53 million and global box office at over $177 mm.

WWE Slam City

  • The WWE SLAM CITY videos continue to grow in popularity. The show has now surpassed over 3.6 MM views across WWEslamcity.com, Kabillion, Cartoonium, WWE Network, Hulu, Nintendo and AOL.

WWE Superstars

  • Our friends from the WWE have passed along this video to show that their influence is taking over all of pop culture. The Pirates dugout is the latest place to catch WWE fever. Time for our reps to start calling on their local sports teams?

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