All posts tagged in Squid Mag

  • 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

  • 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

  • July 18, 2017By Kadi

    Googling African Comics these days thankfully returns a series of articles highlighting one African comic or the other. But that’s several articles pointing you in many different places (or saying the same darn thing about the same darn comics). If you’re like me, that means bookmarking a tonne of pages for later when you can

  • May 5, 2017By Kiyindou Yamakasi

    What if you were an African warrior that could not die, who would you sell your services to? This is what Scion is about, in a nutshell. Scion: Immortal, is one of Comic Republic‘s newest titles alongside Beatz and Visionary.After two issues, Scion appears to be quite consistent in its releases compared to other series

  • March 3, 2017By Kadi

    This weekend promises to be tons of fun with the release of two comic titles via Comic Republic. The publisher is ready to drop the fourth issue of the dark and fearful Eru comic. What was that? You haven’t read or heard about Eru? You do yawa! We’d totally love to go into it for

  • January 17, 2017By Kadi

    What’s up Ghanaian game gbees (lovers) and developers? The 8th Global Game Jam is happening this weekend and you should attend. Global Game Jam Accra 2017 promises lots of thrills. What’s the, hang on, let’s roll with the 3 W’s. 🙂 What’s the Global Game Jam? Good question. Before that, what’s a game jam? I recently found

  • January 8, 2017By Kadi

    Squid Mag, the home of African comics, games, animation and fresh funky art. 2016 is technically our sophomore year in sharing content around African comics, animation and games although it does feel like freshman year. It was a testing-the-waters kind of phase that we’re thrilled to have experienced. An experience that has us, Squid Mag

  • November 15, 2016By betasquidmag_pcwivg

    The folks over at MAD! Comics have something epic on the way. The art for their upcoming comics have piqued our interest so much so, we hang out with Hafeez Oluwa, the writer behind the upcoming beauties deep in Squidtropolis (that’s our home). What follows are excerpts from the fun chat we had.  Who is

  • October 24, 2016By Kadi

    Orisha Pikin is a delightful comic created by Kiyindou Yamakasi which reimagines the Yourba pantheon of gods as children Picture Shango (the god of thunder) as the sore loser in a gaming duel against Obatala (the god of purity)! Now picture Obatala’s impassive face in stark contrast to Shango’s fuming visage coupled with childish outbursts (we

  • October 10, 2016By Kadi

    Animation is a beautiful way to transport strangers into a dreamer’s world of color, imagination and infinite possibilities and the folk at Spoof Animation Studios have done just that. Premiered at the recently ended Lagos Comic-Con, Ayodele Elegba’s Strike Guard comic couldn’t be more alive. The almost 9-minute concept short is a direct adaptation of