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KaDi Tay

KaDi Yao Tay is an improving social inept constantly navigating the maze of human interactions in a bid to figure out his place in the world. He has an unbridled love for kelewele (spicy fried plantain) and abuses the word "chale", chale. He also sucks at soccer video games and absolutely won't play against you. Do not ask!

Art for Art Sake: Vortex Interview With Alfred Achiampong

Alfred Achiampong is a Ghanaian illustrator with a talent for fine strokes that smell like rain, in calm, moody hues that set you at ease. Vortex caught up with the Ashesi University alumni to...
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Our Favourite African Comic Book Covers of 2017

In 2016, we dedicated November to the aesthetic of African comic book covers as a way to introduce comic book lovers to the world of African comics and to also promote titles many people...

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 he shared on social media: Alright, guys. I am tired of...
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Lake of Tears: The Graphic Novel Exploring Child Trafficking On The Volta Lake

Ask me to name 5 African comics off the top of my head in a minute and I’ll name more than 10 in less that time. Ask me about Ghanaian comics however and I’ll...
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Help Design The December Edition Of The Kugali Magazine

To celebrate the Christmas edition of the Kugali Magazine, Kugali is running a competition inviting artists to design the front cover for the next edition of the Kugali Magazine. Winner gets $125 in cash, $100...
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Recapping Pa Gya: A Literary Festival In Accra

Pa Gya, A literary Festival In Accra was a pleasant surprise and a much welcome opportunity for us to take our activities offline and into the real world. We joined hundreds of book lovers...
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Are You Prepared For The Social Media Zombie Apocalypse?

The zombie apocalypse is here and it's got nothing to do with medicine. Just social media! Thankfully, Comfort Arthur's comics give us a headsup.
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Ghanaian Comics at Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra

2017 has been pretty amazing so far for the African geekdom, especially where comic books are concerned. From NAICCON (Kenya), Lagos Comic Con (Nigeria), Comexposed (Zimbabwe) and the just concluded NerdCon (Ghana), these events...

The Kwezi Animation Signals Exciting Times Ahead For African Comic Books

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 animation screen test is an adaptation of the superhero comic by...
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Squid Alley with Sonwabo "Sonik" Valashiya

Welcome to the #SquidAlley with Sonwabo Sonik Valashiya, graphic designer, illustrator and meister of colour and grit!
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