Nickelodeon Global Publishing has inked a series of new deals with Panini for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazines, books and novelty items in Europe and Latin America.
Panini is planning a magazine for key European markets including the U.K., Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Russia, Poland and Italy, as well as Brazil. The 32-page magazine will launch in May with original comic strip content, puzzles and features for Turtles fans.
Panini has also signed on to publish Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics in Italy, Germany and Brazil, and books featuring TV series tie-in content in Brazil and Germany.
Finally, Panini will also create a range of collectibles for Europe and Latin America. The line will include sticker collections, trading cards and additional ancillary collectible items and is set to roll out this spring.