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.

Warrior Queen Malika Needs Your Support – This is Why and...

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Ireti Bidemi – A Female Hero Challenging Stereotypes

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Eternals: Fall of the Orisha – The Squid Mag Review

Vortex Comics are serious about exporting African culture though comics. It's not hard to see why following the release of Eternals, the newest title...

Hope – A June XII Comic Review

June XII 4 - Hope
Just days before June XII's fourth issue release, I wrote that, The biggest issue with the comic is its lack of diverse characters, which might...

In Honor of Nigerian Democracy – A June XII Comic Review

June XII is the title and lead character in Ibrahim “Sirgai” Ganiyu’s comic. June XII marks the first elections after the 1983 military coup...

Hero Kekere is Ghenghenstic!

COMIC REPUBLIC is legit, a mega comic force to reckon with on the continent. Spawning characters such as Guardian Prime who, at first glance,...

Dunamis: Hope for the Marginalized

Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas in 2011 together with a local journalist and an activist released a documentary that showed harrowing visuals of...