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.

Here’s What You Missed in African Comics Over The Weekend (And...

Can you believe it? We’re already halfway through the second week of May. Boy does time fly! The first week of May - let’s...

Comic Republic’s Scion is an African Story of Immortal Warriors

Cover of Scion: Immortal is an African comic published by Comic Republic
What if you were an African warrior that could not die, who would you sell your services to? This is what Scion is about,...

Must-Read African Comics for the Long Easter Break

Easter holidays in Ghana (and possibly the rest of the world) mean a long weekend when most of us get to take a break...

The Way Forward: Comics and Smoothies post-Event Review

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Comics and Smoothies is over, unfortunately! The much anticipated informal gathering as Vortex Comics' Somto Ajuluchukwu put it proved to a success. There was quite...

Nubiamancy: Scoping Black Magic Through Art with Asante Massawa

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Interview with Nubiamancy founder Asante Massaawa. Nubiamancy...largest online collection of Black/African fantasy and science fictional artwork and photos.

Fear Faces The Music (Or Something Like That) In Comic Republic’s...

Eru African Comic
This weekend promises to be tons of fun with the release of two comic titles via Comic Republic. The publisher is ready to drop...

Spirit Wars: The Biggest African Comic Crossover Event of 2017

The African comic industry is about to witness a phenomenon that may very well propel it to new heights. Part 1 of Spirit Wars, Vortex Comics'...

What's Up With Squids in 2017?

2016 is technically our sophomore year in sharing content around African comics, animation and games although it does feel like freshman year. It was...

Get this Zimbabwean Comic Anthology for Free!!!

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A hunt for purely African Comics or Kugali (this is a working nickname) will return an ocean of Nigerian titles. While this is testament...

Sobolo in Squidtropolis – Conversations with MAD! Comics Writer, Hafeez Oluwa

The folks over at MAD Comics have got to be trans-dimensional wizards at teasing. They’ve dropped some snazzy, incredible and unapologetically gruesome art for...