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Cartoon Network and Hot Topic launch exclusive retail program

Cartoon Network and Hot Topic are partnering on an exclusive retail program for two of the network's hit animated properties: Adventure Time and Steven Universe.
November 4, 2015

Cartoon Network and North American retailer Hot Topic are partnering on an exclusive retail program for two of the network’s hit animated properties: Adventure Time and Steven Universe.

Now available at Hot Topic stores across the US, and via, through the month of December is a collection of licensed merch based on the Crystal Gems from Steven Universe and Marceline the Vampire Queen from Adventure Time.

The latter happens to be the star in the upcoming Adventure Time miniseries Stakes, which will air on Cartoon Network as a week-long event starting November 16. Stakes will take viewers on an eight-part journey into the diary of Marceline, and to commemorate the on-air event, Hot Topic is featuring a range of new products including exclusive vinyl figures from Funko’s POP! Line, t-shirts, a hinge wallet and a vinyl record. A Marceline-themed comic book from Boom! Comics will also be available as a gift with any US$25 purchase of Adventure Time products at Hot Topics stores or through starting November 9, while supplies last.

As for Steven Universe, Hot Topic is selling a range of new boys and men’s licensed apparel and accessories from Bioworld and Mighty Fine, as well as figures from Funko’s POP! line, featuring the Crystal Gems—Steven, Garnet, Amethst and Pearl.





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