Category: Comics

  • A snapshot of the NYrobi Comic Fest 2024

    A snapshot of the NYrobi Comic Fest 2024

    The NYrobi Comic Fest 2024, the first in the series, run at the Alliance Française Nairobi from March 12 – 15, 2024. Earlier in March, Alliance Française Nairobi announced a new initiative called the NYrobi Comic Fest curated by Msanii Kimani Wa Wanjiru. Sharing a stage over four days of the festival were artists like…

  • NYrobi Comic Fest 2024 starts March 12

    NYrobi Comic Fest 2024 starts March 12

    The NYrobi Comic Fest runs for the first time at the Alliance Française Nairobi from March 12 – 15, 2024. All are welcome. The practice of drawing characters and putting them together with words first came about in Paris where a little-known magazine used it as a filler for a blank page in 1905. The…

  • Wana Wa Magere launches in Nairobi

    Wana Wa Magere launches in Nairobi

    Wana Wa Magere, a comic from a team led by Salim Busuru and Nur Cherubi, launched at the Alliance Française, Nairobi on Saturday, July 29, 2023. Wana Wa Magere, is a new comic from a team led by Salim Busuru and Nur Cherubi, that was published by Avandu Studios. The new publication comes with the…

  • Nalotuesha. Nemaiyan. Namunyak – Three Tales launches in Nairobi.

    Nalotuesha. Nemaiyan. Namunyak – Three Tales launches in Nairobi.

    Nalotuesha. Nemaiyan. Namunyak – Three Tales, a new comic by Chela Yego, Karolina Wambui and Felistus Thairu launched at the Alliance Française Nairobi on Friday, June 30, 2023. In 2022, LDComics Director Dr Nichola Streeten and Kymsnet Media Network Director Msanii Kimani Wa Wanjiru came together to spearhead the REVEAL! project. It was aimed at…

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

    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…