Cryptozoic and Cartoon Network Enterprises Release Digital Stickers & Trading Cards for the Quidd Platform
App on iOS and Android Now Features Digital Stickers, Cards, and Animated Elements from Rick and Morty, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, and More
Lake Forest, CA – March 14, 2017 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and collectibles, and Cartoon Network Enterprises today announced that they are working together to bring popular Cartoon Network and Adult Swim characters to Quidd, the fast-growing iOS and Android app that lets fans collect digital stickers, cards, and toys featuring their favorite characters. Fans of Rick and Morty, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, The Powerpuff Girls, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Johnny Bravo, Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Ed, Edd, and Eddy, Clarence, and Uncle Grandpa can now collect numerous stickers, cards, and animated elements that depict characters from these hit TV series.
Cryptozoic has a long history of working with Cartoon Network Enterprises to create trading cards and games for fans. The Adventure Time Trading Cards set was released by Cryptozoic in 2014 and featured signatures from stars such as Justin Roiland and Neil Patrick Harris. Cryptozoic has also released seven Adventure Time Card Wars games developed as tie-ins to two separate fan favorite Adventure Time episodes, as well as the Cartoon Network Crossover Crisis Deck-Building Game and two games based on episodes of the hit Adult Swim series Rick and Morty.
“Cryptozoic always captures the fun and fandom in each new release. Cartoon Network and Adult Swim fans know that Cryptozoic’s games, trading cards, and collectibles are made by fans for fans,” said Pete Yoder, Vice President, Cartoon Network Enterprises. “Fans of all our beloved shows will find that same creative spirit with their new Quidd digital offerings.”
Quidd offers a new way for fans to connect with their favorite TV shows and the broader geek community, all from the ease and convenience of a free app for iOS and Android devices. With Quidd, geeks can go down the rabbit hole, as they unwrap, collect, show off, and trade digital collectibles featuring their favorite animated, science-fiction, and fantasy characters.
"Cryptozoic has been built on three pillars of products—games, collectibles, and trading cards—and our partnership with Quidd adds a fourth with digital collectibles," said John Sepenuk, CEO of Cryptozoic Entertainment. “Quidd's platform allows us to leverage our institutional knowledge and passion for creating compelling licensed products and tap into the thriving Quidd digital collecting community.”
"We are thrilled that Cryptozoic, the preeminent manufacturer of pop culture collectibles, Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim have selected Quidd as their platform-of-choice for the rapidly-growing digital collectibles space,” said Michael Bramlage, co-founder of Quidd. “It is a testament to our progress in building the most advanced platform for publishers to make, merchandise, and scale their digital goods businesses, and for consumer super-fans to obsess, collect, and connect with their favorite pop culture properties."
Fans can start collecting sets of digital stickers, trading cards, and animated elements from Cryptozoic and Cartoon Network Enterprises now by downloading Quidd for free on iOS and Android devices.
Since 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment has been dedicated to the concept of “Fans First,” striving to develop the most creative and sought-after products for pop culture enthusiasts worldwide. As an entertainment company with a diverse portfolio of licensed and original IPs, its catalog covers a broad spectrum of tabletop games and collectibles. The passionate team at Cryptozoic aims to inspire gamers and collectors all around the globe, while bringing fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit www.cryptozoic.com for more information about product releases, events, and news.
About Cartoon Network Enterprises
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Mighty Magiswords, and We Bare Bears, as well as Rick and Morty on Adult Swim.
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.
Cartoon Network is Turner’s global entertainment brand offering the best in original animation for kids and families and known as an industry leader for putting its fans at the center of everything by applying creative thinking and innovation across multiple platforms. Seen in 192 countries and over 370 million homes with the original hit series Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and The Amazing World of Gumball, Cartoon Network also takes its responsibilities to its audience seriously by addressing those issues affecting families with the Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign and by promoting education and creative development through its commitment to STEAM enterprises and an integral involvement in Computer Science for All, the White House initiative empowering young people to generate skills to thrive in our digital world.
Cartoon Network is part of Turner, a Time Warner company that creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.
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