Character-based entertainment company Marvel Enterprises Inc is consolidating its sleepwear licensing business with children's wear manufacturer American Marketing Enterprises Inc.

AME, which sells to retail giants such as Wal-Mart, Target & Kohl's, will produce and market sleepwear, loungewear and robes for Marvel characters including Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Namor, Captain America, and Daredevil.

The multi-year deal will also include Marvel's pre-school line, Spider-Man and Friends and Marvel's infant brand, Marvel Babies.