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Comics renaissance underway in Nigeria with Universal Studio Deal

Comics renaissance underway in Nigeria with Universal Studio Deal

GROWING up, Jide Martin consumed a lot of Western media and comics. Like young consumers across the continent, however, he grew increasingly frustrated with the way Africans were depicted. As he grew older, he resolved to change that and in 2013, he founded Comic Republic. "I started a comic book company when I could, mostly to create icons and the right narratives for the next generations. While I was growing up, most Western media I liked portrayed us negatively or as being primitive, but that isn't how we are. So, I thought, 'Why don't we showcase our best qualities by…
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