Stargate’s licensing looks to be on the upswing in 2019, with new and returning licensees announced this week.
As we reported yesterday, Wyvern Gaming will produce a brand new Stargate SG-1 tabletop roleplaying game. But buried in that press release is also news about more new Stargate collectible figures and T-shirts:
Beyond the Stargate Roleplaying Game, MGM and Brandgenuity continue to grow the Stargate SG-1 licensing program with recent products/partners including an upcoming fan convention from Creation Entertainment, collectible figures from Chronicle Collectibles, and tees from The Forecast Agency and American Classics.
Chronicle has previously put out high-quality Horus and Anubis guard busts (pictured above) at 1:1 and 1:2-scale, as well as a 1:2-scale Jaffa fossil replica, specific to the 1994 Stargate feature film. But this will be the company’s first time creating products specific to SG-1.
Creation Entertainment is also a returning licensee, having previously operated its “official” Stargate conventions with MGM’s imprimatur. This year’s “Gateway” event takes place in Chicago later this month.
Finally, officially licensed T-shirts have been out there for many years, though they tend to fly under the radar with many fans. Entertainment Earth is currently selling six different designs from license manager Trevco, including the pretty rad F-302 logo pictured here.
According to the release MGM has enlisted Brandgenuity, a third-party brand licensing agency, to manage the development and roll out of the Stargate licensing program — meaning fans may well see additional announcements soon. (MGM also has its own consumer products division internally.)
We’re looking at you, Funko.
Active licenses for the Stargate brand has been fairly quiet in recent years. Fandemonium continues to publish SG-1 and Atlantis novels and novellas. And American Mythology recently wrapped its run of Atlantis and Stargate Universe comic books. (With no further issues yet announced, we aren’t sure whether American Mythology will continue with Stargate’s comic license.)
We have a line out to MGM for additional details on these and other upcoming items, so stay tuned to GateWorld for updates.