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Discover the best African comics either made in part or in whole in Africa or off the continent but by creators of African descent. Notable publishers include Comic Republic, Vortex Inc., Mad Comics, Mongolia Studios, YouNeek Studios, Avandu and Comexposed.

Some popular comics are Avonome, Strike Guard, June XII, Kwezi, Paper Angels, Razor Man, Mumu Juju, Orisha Pikin, Guardian Prime, Malika, Lake of Tears, African Legends, Eru among others.

Notable creators include Loyiso Mkize, Etubi Onucheyo, Kiyindou Yamakasi, Ayodele Elegba, Setor Fiadzigbey, Louis Lubega, Salim Busuru, Bill Masuku, Chima Kalu among others.

Podcast: Create Or Die Trying With Ibrahim Ganiyu (Sir Gai)

Ibrahim Ganiyu Create or Die Trying
Would you rather create or die trying? Both? Great. Creativity is everywhere and an everyday activity as widespread as the cycle of life. Whatever...

Razor-Man Meets Umzingeli In This African Comic Crossover

Umzingeli Razor-Man Team Up
Towards the end of 2016 Enigma Comix Africa went from a sole creator to a handful of talents working on multiple titles. A simple...

What in the World is Comic-Con Africa?

Comic Con Africa
News broke a few weeks ago about Comic-Con Africa launching this year. Exciting news right? YES and a few troubling NOs! Comic-Con Africa is a...

DISCOMICS – An Alliance of African Comic Conventions

DISCOMICS Alliance Discop
Market organiser DISCOP Africa has partnered with a network of African comic conventions and The African Animation Network to form DISComics, an initiative designed...

Leti Arts Releases Afrocomix – A One Stop Shop for African...

Afrocomix
Imagine a world where African history, culture and folklore is told through digital comics and mobile games by Africans! Imagine no more, because it...

Boxsa is the African Comic Getting a Movie Adaptation!

Boxsa Issue 2 Ayodele Elegba
Is Boxsa the first African comic getting a live-action movie adaptation? Possibly, and we are all the better for it! I've been writing about African...

On Black Panther, African Comics and The Geeks Core

Black Panther art by Juni Ba
Comic books are a blissful escape into new worlds and fantastical, alternate realities and I am hooked; I always have been. I am very...

Kayin and Abeni: A Graphic Novel Gone Too Soon

Kayin and Abeni African comic by Juni Ba
Beautiful, brilliant, fun, game-changing, provocative, unstoppable, very promising, short - words that describe the lifespan of Kayin and Abeni, an African comic that was...

This is How and Why You Should Support the Kugali Comics...

Kugali Comics Anthology Kickstarter
If Black Panther is your first entry into "African comics", you're sorely missing out! In 2009, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie warned of the danger of...

Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan – From Video Game to Comic

Aurion the Legacy of Kori Odan
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan is possibly Africa’s biggest and most successful video game. I haven't yet played it, but the many walkthrough videos, stunning...