From cover of Amadioha #1 (Tobe Max Ezeogu and Kelechi Isaac Nwaogwugwu)

Spotlight on Comic Republic and the Nigerian Comics Industry

While I visited Nigeria this past Christmas, I was awed by how much the local arts and entertainment industry had grown. Nollywood keeps soaring to the second biggest movie industry in the world, and likewise the growth of the comics industry in Nigeria is remarkable. As a Nigerian secondary school student, the only Nigerian comics I knew about were the political cartoons in the newspapers, and Supa Strikas, a football (soccer) themed comic that soon lost its unique Nigerian identity…

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Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection edited by Hope Nicholson

New Comics!

Newest additions to the catalogue! Click on the cover images for descriptions, or visit our online catalogue for more info on comics!  

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Iron Circus Comics

Black comics publishers

Black Comics Publishers In celebration of Black History Month (and for any time!) we are featuring a list of Black-owned comics publishing companies, including independent publishers. And an update: We now have all comics publishers searchable in our online catalogue (there are over 200!). Scroll down the catalogue homepage to find the Publisher drop down menu! For more Black comics resources, see our post over here: https://www.canadacomicsol.org/2020/06/03/black-comics-resources/ And please let us know if you have a suggestion for another publisher…

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