Comics Nigeria

Nnedi Okorafor writing Marvel Comics new series “Wakanda Forever.”

Marvel have announced Wakanda Forever, a three-part comic series focused on the Dora Milaje, including characters like Okoye (played by Danai Gurira in the Black Panther movie). The comic series will be written by Nigerian-American author Nnedi Okorafor and will start in June. In the new series, Wakanda’s fiercest warriors Okoye, Ayo and Aneka leave […]

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OkayAfrica picks its top women in African literature 2018

OkayAfrica has picked its top women for 2018 in a variety of fields. The women who made the list in African literature are Leila Aboulela, Marie NDiaye, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Taiye Selasi, Malebo Sephodi, Koleka Putuma, Upile Chisala, and Nnedi Okorafor. OkayAfrica, founded in 2011, is a digital media platform dedicated to African culture, music and […]

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Nnedi Okorafor written “Black Panther” comic now in stores

Black Panther: Long Live The King (2017-2018) #1 written by Nnedi Okorafor and illustrated by Andre Araujo is now available for all lovers of comics. Black Panther is the one movie event that is awaited by the Black People Multiverse (like the Marvel Universe). The movie set to land in February 2018 stars of the […]

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Nnedi Okorafor’s “Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi” cover revealed

Cassava Republic Press has revealed the cover for the African and European edition of Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi by award-winning fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor, the sequel to What Sunny Saw in the Flames, published as the Akata Witch series in the USA. The second instalment of the Young Adult fantasy series takes us one year into the future, as 13-year-old […]

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African Speculative Fiction Society announces Nommo Awards 2017 contenders

The African Speculative Fiction Society announced the contenders for the Nommo Awards 2017 on April 4, 2017. The writers announced are shortlisted for Best Novel, Best Novella, Best Short Story, and Best Graphic Novel, chosen from eligible works published in 2015 or 2016. The African Speculative Fiction Society, a new community of writers, editors, publishers […]

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Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.

Nnedi Okorafor, Louise Umutoni, Imbolo Mbue, Warsan Shire, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Okwiri Oduor made OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list. OkayAfrica is a popular website for Africans on the continent and in the diaspora dedicated to African culture, music and politics. The influential website compiled what it calls “OkayAfrica’s 100 Women;” an influential group […]

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Nnedi Okorafor wins Hugo Award 2016 for Binti novella

Nnedi Okorafor is the recipient of a Hugo Award 2016 for in the novella category for Binti. Some of the previous novel by this Nigerian American author include Akata Witch, Who Fears Death (2010, DAW/Penguin), “Hello, Moto” (2011, A Tor.Com Original short story), Kabu Kabu (2013, Prime Books), Lagoon (2014, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.), and The Book of […]

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Richard Oduor Oduku on British Science Fiction Association Awards longlist

Richard Oduor Oduku joins other writers on the long list for the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Awards for his story eNGAGEMENT that featured in Jalada Afrofutures. He has been nominated in the short story category. So what at these awards? The BSFA awards are presented annually by the British Science Fiction Association, based on […]


Fancy yourself a science fiction writer? Here’s one for you.

Do you fancy that you can write science fiction that would amaze the world and don’t want to worry about competing with Hollywood types? The try AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers. This was the first ever anthology of Science Fiction by African writers only that was open to submissions from across Africa and abroad. […]