April 6, 2018
In celebration of Peanuts' 60th anniversary, the following products are hitting stores: greetings cards by Hallmark, Yahtzee: Peanuts 60th Anniversary Collectors Edition by USAopoly, Snoopy Flying Ace game for Xbox Live Arcade, "Celebrating Peanuts: 60 Years" by Andrews McMeel, "The Peanuts Collection: Treasures from the World's Most Beloved Comic Strip" by Little, Brown and tank tops by Mighty Fine.
Iconix/Peanuts Worldwide is also preparing for the 95th birthday of Raggedy Ann on Sept. 7. Applause by Russ has joined the program to produce vintage-inspired Raggedy Ann and Andy anniversary dolls. In addition, the Strong Museum of National Play will host a two-month celebration (July 9 to Sept. 9), featuring an exhibit of dolls and memorabilia.
Meanwhile, the Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time! video game will be available this
In April, Iconix acquired the Peanuts brand and related assets of United Media Licensing. The group folded the Peanuts characters, as well as Dilbert and Fancy Nancy, under a new joint venture company, called Peanuts Worldwide. It is owned by Iconix (80 percent) and Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates (20 percent), managed by the Schulz family.
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