DC Partners with Caribu Adding Over 75 Kid-Friendly Comics
Caribu and DC have announced a new partnership that adds 77 kid-friendly comics on the platform. Caribu is expanding the app’s content to a broader audience and aging up for children ages 8-12. Through interactive reading and video-calling, Caribu is helping kids to stay connected, educated, and engaged from a distance with free content for new users all summer.
Caribu has deemed July 20-26th Superhero week in their Virtual Summer Reading program, Caribu will highlight a selection of titles from the DC universe for users to read with daily prompts and activities they can use to engage in a more immersive way with the content.
Caribu users can now access a variety of DC kids titles from popular comics series like DC Super Hero Girls, Teen Titans Go!, Scooby-Doo, and Looney Tunes. The app also features free previews of DC’s acclaimed middle grade graphic novels, including sneak peeks at Shannon and Dean Hale’s Diana: Princess of the Amazons illustrated by Victoria Ying, Meg Cabot’s Black Canary: Ignite illustrated by Cara McGee, Ridley Pearson’s Super Sons trilogy illustrated by Ile Gonzalez, and additional works by Minh Lê, Kirk Scroggs, and many more.
DC’s parent company AT&T has been a long time supporter of Caribu. Caribur participated in AT&T’s 2018 Aspire Accelerator cohort and most recently, AT&T provided a $560,000 contribution to Caribu through the company’s $10 million Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund, underwriting the app for free during the onset of COVID-19 and helping keep kids and families connected during uncertain times.