Annie Sunbeam and Friends concentrates on life below water (SDG #14). In the comic, Annie, the heroic leader of the intergalactic, cross-species Solution to Pollution Crew, is an interplanetary being, with extraordinary powers and extraterrestrial technology. Annie decides to travel to earth in her Space Cab for a nice and relaxing vacation. Her plan is quickly interrupted when she observes the harmful behavior of humans towards the environment, oceans, rivers and streams. Soon, her vacation turns into an investigation as she uncovers the mind-controlling daze which is causing people to harm their own planet. Annie Sunbeam and friends are on a mission to put an end to the daze, create awareness, and positively impact the environment and world we live in. The comic was illustrated by famed DC Comics artist Bernard Chang and co-written by Debbie Margolis Horwitz, Jill Schneider and Bernard Chang. The comic is a partnership with Animo Grande, UNICEF, PCI Media Impact and World’s Largest Lesson.
Anna's Forest focuses on the need to protect life on land (SDG #15). After Anna’s father finds out that he is facing some serious health concerns, enhanced by the pollution in the city, she and her family temporarily move to the countryside. Initially, Anna and her younger brother are uneasy about leaving their life in the city, but with time they come to experience a special connection with nature. When they leave the countryside, Anna feels ready to support conservation in her neighborhood and beyond! After arriving at home, she and her brother decide to create a forest right in the city, bringing nature with them wherever they go and inspiring others to make a change. The comic explores the dire effects of pollution, the consequences deforestation, forest conservation and biodiversity, and more importantly, our love for nature! The comic is a partnership with Tinta Vital, Parks Canada, PCI Media Impact, UNICEF, World’s Largest Lesson, WCPA, IUCN and CEC.