Nigerian comics have been on the rise. In the past few years a vibrant industry has began to emerge, resulting from an explosion of creativity that has been unprecedented in the country.
Numerous startups have emerged, each taking on the task of producing and publishing local content. So without further delay, in no particular order, here is a list of five mind blowing Nigerian comic publishers that you should most certainly check out.
First up is Epoch comics. Epoch have steadily risen in popularity over the years, slowly building their universe and impressing fans with their work. Some of their titles include Seraph, Barikisu and Aegis.
Spoof are an animation studio also taking a crack at the comic game. Their love for their work has led them to accomplish some impressing feats, with titles like Jinx and Vantage spoof is definitely worth checking out.
The guys at Peda are arguably some of the baddest when it comes to Nigerian comics. Presenting a refreshing take on African history and culture , Peda comics continue to wow fans with their carefully constructed plots and characters. Some of their work include Mbuze, Di Iche and Showdown Rising.
Comic republics are one of the most recognizable names when it comes to African comics. Their mind blowing art coupled with the raw energy they exhume through their panels is testament of the love with which they do their work.A few of their titles include Visionary, Scion Immortal and Eru.
Last but certainly not least is Youneek studios. Youneek have done some wonderful work, featuring some exciting characters and lovely story telling. They also recently entered the animation game. They’ve been going pretty hard and the way things are going they clearly have no intention of slowing down. Their titles include Exo , Malika and Windmaker.
Nigeria is definitely looking to take the world by storm and with so many talented and passionate people driving it’s industry one can be certain it is only a matter of time before they succeed.