Goku is without a doubt one of the most powerful Anime characters to ever exist. Dragon ball super ended not too long ago once again having Goku exceed his previous limits and mastering his Ultra instinct technique. I believe it’s safe to say that he’s currently more powerful than he has ever been in the history of the franchise….nothing screams that more loudly than … Continue reading 5 BLACK HEROES WHO CAN BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF GOKU
It’s no secret that 2018 has been the year of Wakanda. That said though the movie featured quite a number of notable black panther villains it most certainly could not feature all of them.Now in no particular order here is Rookiepencil’s list of Black Panther villains you need to know. 5. WHITE WOLF ‘ Coming in at number five is the White Wolf. For … Continue reading 5 BLACK PANTHER VILLAINS YOU NEED TO KNOW
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When I first published Are Africa’s Heroes truly African? One of the questions I remember been faced with was “should African comics encourage Juju?” but I think the more important question is are African comics encouraging Juju and does returning to our African roots necessarily require the involvement of Juju and similar sorts of mysticism? First of all I would like us to… Continue reading SHOULD AFRICAN COMICS CENTER AROUND JUJU AND MYSTICISM?
Leti Arts recently released Afrocomix , an app that might be their most important innovation yet! Afrocomix is a comic reader app designed specifically for Afrocentric content. The app essentially allows African creators to sell their content to a market that initially may have been beyond their reach. The app also gives readers and fans the opportunity to access local content easily as well as … Continue reading AFROCOMIX: A NEW AFROCOMIC EXPERIENCE!
The last few years have been quite remarkable for the blossoming African Comic industry. Day in day out new marvels unveil themselves and the heroes of the industry attain even higher heights. In recent days one of the industry’s powerhouses Peda studios have been making game changing moves. After recently announcing their historic partnership with the American publisher valiant comics Peda have taken it a … Continue reading COMICS AND NOTEBOOKS THE GAME CHANGING PARTNERSHIP !
It has been a while since Comic republic released the first issue of Metalla the 13th. A work of pure genius and a title that I believe provides solutions to a few of the creative issues that the Nigerian comic book industry has had to face. There has been a lot of controversy with regards to just how African African Superheroes are. I for one … Continue reading METALLA THE 13th: THE LONG AWAITED BALANCE.
It has been barely a few weeks since the second edition of Ghana’s Nerdcon took place.This years event went down at the Kempinski Hotel in Ghana’s capital city Accra. As expected the much anticipated event proved to be a success managing to draw a modest but noteworthy crowd. Comic book, anime and gaming fans had a most entertaining experience. Numerous cosplayers dazzled fans as others … Continue reading NERDCON 2017: GEEKING GOODNESS IN GH
Lagos comic con is one of the biggest if not the biggest geek event in Africa. In numerous ways Lagos comic con personifies the growth of the industry thus far. This years event turned out to be quite successful as the numerous cosplayers present would testify.It was truly a cause for elation. Comics were bought , comics were sold , geeks had the time of … Continue reading VALIANT AT LAGOS COMIC CON 2017: RAMIFICATIONS FOR NIGERIAN COMICS
For those of you who may not have heard of them Epcoch ,studios are another badass art studio from Nigeria representing Africa on the comics stage. With titles like Clique Agents and the Seraph, Epoch have also been steadily building their library of heroes and villains.Though I am a bit disappointed that like most other African studios they follow the superhero archetype to the last … Continue reading COMIC REVIEW :BARIKISU#1, EASY ON THE EYES AND A RATHER SOFT RIDE