Tag Archives: King Features Syndicate

New US licensing partnerships for Moomins

King Features Syndicate has announced a robust new licensing programme for the children’s property Moomin as the brand continues to gain momentum in North America. This growth is supported by new consumer product launches, the recent theatrical release of TOVE – a new biopic about Moomins’ creator Tove Jansson – and a …

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King Features gives its classic animated character Olive Oyl a modern rebrand with fearlessness at its centre

She’s one of the classic animation world’s most iconic females that has, for generations, been perceived as the archetypal damsel in distress and focus of Popeye and Bluto’s embittered love triangle, but for Olive Oyl, the course of history is about to be altered for good. King Features Syndicate has …

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Pop culture specialist Boss Fight Studio partners with King Features to launch Popeye the Sailor action figures

The pop culture specialist and action figures aficionado, Boss Fight Studio has struck up a new partnership with King Features Syndicate to create and launch a range of action figures and collectables based on Popeye the Sailor comics and cartoons. The deal was brokered by FanGirl Consulting and Brand Management …

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Archie Comics partners with Kate Spade New York for Betty Cooper and Veronica Ledge collection

Kate Spade New York is to launch a collection of handbags, tote bags, backpacks, and more featuring characters from and with a look inspired by the classic 1940s Archie Comics. In a deal brokered by King Features Syndicate, the likes of Betty Cooper and Veronica Ledge will now appear across …

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Archie and Flash Gordon form alliance in one-off comic book collab for King Features and Archie Comics

King Features Syndicate is partnering with Archie Comics for a crossover licensing deal that will see Archie’s Pals and Gals enter a new storyline with Flash Gordon in a one-off comic book, Archie Meets Flash Gordon. The 48 page special issue will be written by Jeff Parker – who wrote …

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Betty Boop readies for her 90th birthday celebrations next year with roster of new licensing partners

As the lifestyle and fashion icon Betty Boop prepares to celebrate her 90th anniversary next year, brand owners King Features Syndicate and Fleischer Studios have unveiled a roster of new licensing partners. For 90 years, Betty Boop has sung and sashayed past rules and conventions, and as the first feminine …

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