Studio Press and Beano Studios partner for new Jackie titles - Licensing.biz

Studio Press and Beano Studios partner for new Jackie titles

The two firms are set to publish a line of titles inspired by the teenage magazine, Jackie.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
0 jackie magazine.jpg

Studio Press, an imprint of Kings Road Publishing, has inked a new deal with Beano Studios to launch a range of titles inspired by the teenage magazine, Jackie.

In a deal brokered by David Riley of David Riley Consulting Limited, the deal will see Kings Road’s trends imprint and Beano Studios work together to create books.

“Jackie was the magazine for generations of young women. As such, it holds a special place in so many people’s hearts. We are thrilled to be bringing this much-loved, iconic brand to Kings Road Publishing,” said Helen Wicks, creative director at Kings Road Publishing.

“Working with D.C Thomson & Co, we plan to create a range of books that will combine nostalgic appeal with a very modern twist. Together, we will provide Jackie fans with new, relevant and witty content alongside heartfelt and hilarious reminders of their youth”

Jackie first launched in 1964 as a weekly magazine for teenage girls, where it ran for ten years until 1993.

The non-fiction publishing programme will offer the best of the magazine’s heritage, from the Cathy and Claire problem page to the Photo Love Stories.

Emma Scott, chief executive of Beano Studios, added: “Our research has shown that the passionate Jackie readers still love and miss the honesty, warmth, inspiration and sassy humour they devoured as teenagers.

“It’s a fantastic brand that we are proud to have in the Beano Studios stable and are really looking forward to working with Bonnier on books that revive the unique Jackie spirit.”

The first title is slated for release in 2018. 

Related

Featured Jobs

Historic Royal Places Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Manager HRP

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is a successful, high performing organisation built on strong foundations. An independent charity, we manage the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland. We help everyone to explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

Universal Job Logo 620 x 349

Senior Graphic Designer, EMEA - Consumer Products

Working in tandem with the Product Development team and reporting into the Design Manager EMEA, the purpose of this role is to drive forward our creativity across all licensed consumer products. As part of the creative team, you’ll be developing exceptional creative assets and product concepts for numerous NBCUniversal franchises that inspire licensing partners across the entire region.

Aardman Job Logo 620 x 349

Brand Manager (Maternity Cover)

Part of the brand team, The Brand Manager works closely with several members of the department, including Studio Publicist, Community Managers, Licensing, Sales and Attractions and Live Experiences teams to implement local and international strategies in the form of brand plans and maximising on all activity surrounding the properties.