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  • January 24, 2018By Kadi

    2017 was an incredible year for the African geekosphere especially with comics. Old players like Comic Republic, Vortex Comics and the Comexposed community entrenched themselves as African comic book powerhouses with releases pretty much every month, back to back. Let’s not also forget new and returning players/creators such as Kugali, Juni Ba, Setor Fiadzigbey, Mad

  • December 14, 2017By Kadi

    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 would have missed. We missed our November window this year but thank goodness for amazing covers of comics/graphic novels such as

  • December 10, 2017By Squid Mag

    On Monday, 4th December 2017, the MTN App Challenge version 5.o was officially launched. The MTN Apps Challenge is a competition that brings app developers, animators and tech enthusiasts together to create projects geared towards revolutionizing the Ghanaian digital landscape. Briefing guests and pressmen at the MTN Media Centre, David Narh (Manager, MTN Apps Challenge) said

  • November 26, 2017By Kadi

    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 be found wanting. Thankfully, Setor Fiadzigbey’s Lake of Tears graphic novel is helping change that.  Setor Fiadzigbey is a brilliant illustrator

  • November 16, 2017By Cassandra Mark

    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 for 2nd place and $75 for 3rd place. Here are the front covers from the two previous editions as well

  • November 15, 2017By betasquidmag_pcwivg

    It’s one thing to live as a young music-loving cyborg in a dystopian cyberpunk world and another to have your dreams literally stolen. To keep on believing and dreaming despite the odds, however, is the true show of strength and Rankuwa, the titular character in this 3D animated short embodies that spirit. Interestingly, Rankuwa means

  • November 13, 2017By betasquidmag_pcwivg

    As seen on media update with slight modifications (context, links and video insertions), November 13, 2017. Interview by Adam Wakefield. We’re big animation fans, more so for African animation. Thankfully, we’re not the only ones as this article sourced from media update shows. Enjoy. The Fupitoons Film Festival: Made in Africa for Kids recently showed what local

  • November 8, 2017By Kadi

    Mobile phones and social media, for good or bad are here to stay and could be the death of us all and Comfort Arthur’s quirky comics are out to announce it (slideshow at end of post). First, a real life story. A few months ago, I was heading home from work at night and casually

  • September 10, 2017By Kadi

    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 the talented Loyiso Mkize from South Africa. The comic shares the adventures of a young narcissistic man, Kwezi, who discovers he

  • May 30, 2017By Kevin Sampong

    I’ve always been a big fan of Newborn Saga. The talents at Peda Studios make true on their promise to showcase Africa in her former majesty and glory! They not only do this beautifully, they do so in the grandest manner conceivable!  Sparing neither effort in art nor plot, Newborn Saga has since Issue #0 (which