April 6, 2018
The new partnerships were negotiated by Clive Juster & Associates, which was appointed to represent the brand in February.
Off the Leash
series of comics was created by cartoonist Rupert Fawcett and launched online in March 2012, with Fawcett publishing a new cartoon each day.
Macmillan Publishing has signed a worldwide book deal with the first title set to be released this Christmas; Customworks is creating a range of coasters and fridge magnets; and Art You Grew Up With is planning a series of limited edition prints.
“Every so often a cartoon comes along that connects immediately with the public at large and Off
is without doubt one of those brands,” says Jon Butler, head of non-fiction, Macmillan. “Rupert’s cartoons are consistently funny and have broad international appeal. We are certain that this new series of books will bringgreat enjoyment to dog lovers everywhere.”
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