Charlie Brown and Peanuts Go Digital with eBooks

  Charlie Brown and Peanuts Go Digital with eBooks

 Graphicly partners with Peanuts Worldwide to enable distribution of over 60
 titles to the Apple iBookstore, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and more

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK -- December 20, 2012

Innovative visual content eBook distributor Graphicly is excited to announce a
partnership with Peanuts Worldwide to bring the vast library of Peanuts
children’s books and comic strips to the leading eBook marketplaces on Apple
iBooks, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, Kobo Reader, Google Play Books and
others.

By partnering with Graphicly, Peanuts Worldwide will bring more than 60 titles
featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang to an
audience of millions using devices such as the iPad, Kindle Fire and Fire HD,
and Nook to purchase and read books. Titles include the holiday staple A
CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, the children’s classic HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET,
CHARLIE BROWN and the complete PEANUTS newspaper strip archives.

By utilizing the Graphicly Digital Distribution platform, which provides
publishers the ability to upload one file and distribute it everywhere,
including support for optimized fixed-layout visual books, children’s books
and interactive books, Graphicly makes it easier than ever for publishers like
Peanuts Worldwide to maximize their potential audiences for the content by
distributing to the top eBook marketplaces.

Graphicly is the only company to provide publishers a simple, low-cost,
one-click solution to distribution that includes both an integrated dashboard
and deep analytics on sales, behavioral data and social engagement data around
their content, accelerating books to market.

“For years, publishers have waited like Linus in the pumpkin patch for an
integrated, simple and cost-effective way to convert, distribute and promote
digital and interactive books. We are excited to partner with Peanuts
Worldwide to help make the rich history of Peanuts available to readers
everywhere,” said Micah Baldwin, CEO and Founder of Graphicly.

For more information about Graphicly and the Graphicly Digital Distribution
platform, please contact sales@graphicly.com and visit http://graphicly.com

For more information about Peanuts Worldwide and the complete world of Charlie
Brown and Peanuts, please visit http://peanuts.com

About Graphicly

Graphicly is a cutting-edge entertainment and digital content publishing
platform designed to deliver what authors and publishers need to share their
work with audiences across all digital channels and eBook stores including
Amazon Kindle, Kobo and Apple iBooks; the iPad and iPad Mini and Android
devices including the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet and Color and the Amazon
Kindle Fire; websites and blogs through an industry-leading HTML5 web app; and
the only way to read, share and sell books on Facebook. Graphicly provides a
system to publish and promote content, providing an immersive solution to
tell, share and collaborate around story and understand how consumers are
interacting with the content. More than 600 publishers and 8,000 creators from
major publishers to independent and self-publishers from around the globe, use
Graphicly’s platform to deliver and promote compelling stories and activate
consumers with community and content. For more information, please visit
http://www.graphicly.com

PEANUTS Worldwide

The PEANUTS characters and related intellectual property are owned by Peanuts
Worldwide LLC, a joint venture owned 80% by Iconix Brand Group, Inc. and 20%
by members of the Charles M. Schulz family. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:
ICON) owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands
including CANDIE'S(R), BONGO(R), BADGLEY MISCHKA(R), JOE BOXER(R), RAMPAGE(R),
MUDD(R), MOSSIMO(R), LONDON FOG(R), OCEAN PACIFIC(R), DANSKIN(R), ROCAWEAR(R),
CANNON(R), ROYAL VELVET(R), FIELDCREST(R), CHARISMA(R), STARTER(R),
WAVERLY(R), ZOO YORK(R), and SHARPER IMAGE(R). In addition, Iconix owns
interests in the ARTFUL DODGER(R), ECKO(R), MARC ECKO(R), ED HARDY(R) MATERIAL
GIRL(R), PEANUTS(R), and TRUTH OR DARE brands. The Company licenses its brands
to a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major
segment of retail distribution from the luxury market to the mass market in
both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its in-house business development,
merchandising, advertising and public relations departments Iconix manages its
brands to drive greater consumer awareness and equity.

Contact:

Graphicly
Ron Richards, 415-373-6734
ron@graphicly.com
 
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