African Graphic Novels: Culture and Business

Mon 26 February 2018 18:30 – 21:00

Kugali is an online database that houses the most awe-inspiring titles across comics, gaming and animation from Africa and the diaspora . They have a blog, a YouTube channel and a podcast where the talk about these topics, and sometimes interview the creators of the best content. http://kugali.com/

Apart from producing an African sci-fi/fantasy, monthly magazine digest, they have also collaborated, with Peda Studios to produce the comic series ‘Newborn Saga’ which just won Most African Oriented Comic Award at the Lagos Comic Con in September 2017 http://pedastudio.com/

In this intimate after work chill session they will be showcasing their latest comic and digest issues as well as speaking about Black creative artistry and business including:

Investing in Africa’s digital age children
African Mythology
Afronerds, Cosplay and Comic conventions on the Continent
Challenging the Eurocentric narrative of Hollywood with 1% of the resources
The Newborn Saga

This event is sponsored by Black History Walks producers of African Superheroes Day (25 February 2018)

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/african-superheroes-day-february-25th-tickets-39808700896

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