African Comics

African Comics Squid Mag

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.

The African Geek Calendar 2018

African Geek Calendar 2018
2017 was an incredible year for the African geek, especially with comics. Old players like Comic Republic, Vortex Comics and the Comexposed community entrenched...

Our Favourite African Comic Book Covers of 2017

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In 2016, we dedicated November to the aesthetic of African comic book covers as a way to introduce comic book lovers to the world...

Money Making Opportunity For African Comic Makers

Ayodele Elegba, founder of the Lagos Comic Con recently announced a mouth-watering opportunity for not one, but thirty (30) comic book creators across Africa! This is what...

Help Design The December Edition Of The Kugali Magazine

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To celebrate the Christmas edition of the Kugali Magazine, Kugali is running a competition inviting artists to design the front cover for the next...

Recapping Pa Gya: A Literary Festival In Accra

Kofi Sydney Asare holding up the Kugali Anthology and a Lake of Tears brochure at Pa Gya, a Literary Festival In Accra 2017
Pa Gya, A literary Festival In Accra was a pleasant surprise and a much welcome opportunity for us to take our activities offline and...

For Us By Us: Greg Anderson-Elysee On Creating Is’nana The Were-Spider...

Is'nana The Were-Spider Vol 2 Cover
Wouldn’t it be cool if Ananse, the mighty trickster god of Ashanti folklore was turned into a comic book hero? Cooler still if he...

The Kwezi Animation Signals Exciting Times Ahead For African Comic Books

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Kwezi, one of the superstars on the African comics scene is getting the animation treatment and that's a sweet dream come true! The Kwezi...

7 Great Resources for Discovering African Comics

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Googling African Comics these days thankfully returns a series of articles highlighting one African comic or the other. But that’s several articles pointing you...

Keeping Up With the Continent: The First Kugali Comics Anthology

https://youtu.be/5cTh5PNcOlQ Following the instalment of annual events awarding iconic comic artists in Africa and the diaspora is the new innovation that is the Kugali Magazine....

Spoof Animations’ Fantastical Four African Comic Releases

A while ago, Ayodele Elegba's Spoof Animations announced they would be releasing four exciting titles to kickstart their efforts into the world of comics. Spoof...