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Kofi Sydney Asare,

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Bahari Blue

Bahari Blue #32: The Spicy Hot Illustrations of Dissirama




Kadi Yao Tay,

9 months ago


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Squid Cow

Squid CoW #7 – Red Hunter




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Bahari Blue

Bahari Blue #31: The Mesmerizing Art of Emmanuel Boateng




Kadi Yao Tay,

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Jobs x Opportunities

Experience the Magic of Animation in Africa: French Embassies, Annecy, and Mollo Academy Offer Exciting Opportunities for Animators on the Continent




Kofi Sydney Asare,

9 months ago


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Jobs x Opportunities

Join the Tshimologong Mollo Animation Academy 5th Intake for an Exciting, Paid Animation Internship




Kadi Yao Tay,

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Get Ready for Reading Africa Week 2022

Reading Africa Week is an annual celebration of all things literature, from comic books to non-fiction that’s been happening since 2017. Organized by Catalyst Press, it asks readers, writers, publishers, educators, booksellers and book-lovers of all kinds to use the hashtags #ReadingAfrica or #ReadingAfricaWeek across social media to highlight the full scope of African literature. For us at Squid Mag, this means highlighting the beauty of work such as Tatashe, Iyanu, Lake of Tears, African webtoons such as My Grandfather is a God and more. Each year, during the first full week of December (this year, December 4-10), we ask readers,…

Squid Mag,

11 months ago


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Justice League Sapa Era

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Justice League Sapa Era Unlimited

I have seen many different iterations of the Justice League over the years. From their many different incarnations in western media, to even being drawn and animated anime style, each of these had its own charm. I recently saw a Nigerian animated take on these classic heroes, and it is hilarious. The protectors of the earth, often seen as stoic and emotionally complex (even though they have had their silly moments) are now just everyday people. Everyday Nigerians to be precise, hence the appropriate label, Sapa Era of the Justice League.  This is part of an animated series created by…

Nii Sackey,

1 year ago


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dEX Artmosphere 5.0: African Culture and Its Influence on Design

 dEX Artmosphere, Ghana’s leading creative gathering will host its  5th edition to bring together graphic designers, animators, brand strategists, photographers, videographers and advertising creatives.  With well crafted curations of keynote presentations and panel discussions, this year seeks to address 1500+ creatives to help tap into the cultural essence of Africa to find inspiration, and help bring their best ideas to life. Every year gets exciting with a new educational and creative approach to creative evangelism. This year becomes another exciting one for us and the creative community as it will be the first time in two years that we will…

Kadi Yao Tay,

1 year ago


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African Comics

KARIBA and Pearl of the Sea Graphic Novels Get Release Dates

CAPE TOWN, ZA—North American independent book publisher Catalyst Press will publish two graphic novels from Cape Town’s world-renowned animation studio next year. Pearl of the Sea, a middle grade comic by Anthony Silverston, Raffaella Delle Donne, and Willem Samuel, is slated for release 31 January 2023. The 166-page adventure comic follows Pearl, a young girl from South Africa’s west coast who meets a mythical sea creature while abalone poaching to help her father pay family bills.  Silverston is partner and Head of Development at Triggerfish, overseeing a slate of projects. Delle Donne was the TV Development Executive for the Triggerfish…

Squid Mag,

1 year ago


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