All Media. Moonbug, global children’s entertainment company, has acquired South African video and comic brand Supa Strikas. Moonbug is based in London and Los Angeles, with a strategy of developing age appropriate content for children. Supa Strikas taps into the global audience for football with a diverse range of characters. The brand is produced in 27 languages across 100 countries. Along with digital it is broadcast by Disney, Nickleodeon and Turner.
The brand started in 2009 and has a large circulation monthly comic, claiming 1.5m subscribers across all channels. . “While the brand began as an admired comic book, we see our future in digital which is why Moonbug is the perfect home for Supa Strikas,” said Richard Morgan-Greenville, co-founder of Supa Strikas. “Moonbug understands the significance of the property’s global track record and we look forward to marrying the brilliance of the show with the world’s passion and demand for all things soccer.” Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.