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kaboom! Brings New ‘Peanuts’ Special Back to Comics

We’ve already told you about Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, the new Peanuts animated special. Now the special is getting Peanuts back into comics form with a graphic ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Acquires Milan Children’s Publisher Dreamfarm

Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian co-producer of hit kids animated series Geronimo Stilton, has expanded its publishing and intellectual property operations with the acquisition ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils at Toy Fair New ‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Dora’ Lines

Nickelodeon Consumer Products is making a splash at Toy Fair by unveiling new lines of toys for hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The network will unveil ... Continue Reading →
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Toy Fair Offers Tantalizing New Deals, Sneak Peeks

Toy Fair opened its doors Sunday in New York City, giving fans of animated and VFX movies and TV shows a sneak peek at some of the cool stuff that will be vying for our cash in a few ... Continue Reading →
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Calon Develops Series for Mandy Stanley’s Lettice Books

Wales-based media company Calon has licensed from HarperCollins the rights to develop an animated series based on Mandy Stanley’s series of best-selling children’s books. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Returns Via Dark Horse Comics

The popular Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is coming back to comics via Dark Horse. The Oregon-based publisher announced a multi-part publishing program that ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Sets DVD, Merchandising Deals for Latin America

Toei Animation has announced new home entertainment and merchandising deals for its animated series in Latin America. In home entertainment, the deals are: Brazil’s Playarte will ... Continue Reading →
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Giochi Preziosi Lands Key Italian ‘Pocoyo’ Toy License

The popular animated series Pocoyo has a new master toy distributor in Italy. Co-producer Zinkia and master toy licensee Bandia have gone with Giochi Preziosi as its master toy distributor. ... Continue Reading →
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Televix to Distribute Care Bears in Latin America

Care Bears are coming to Latin America, courtesy of a broadcast and home video distribution deal the characters’ owner, American Greetings, has cut with distributor Televix. Televix ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Signs with Mookie for ‘Jungle Book’ Toys in U.K.

DQ Entertainment’s worldwide hit The Jungle Book has found its way into the toy market, signing a deal with U.K.-based Mookie Toys. The exclusive deal gives Mookie toy licensing ... Continue Reading →