Loyiso Mkize is one of South Africa’s best-known graphic novel and comic book illustrators. He turns to portrait painting for creative expression.
The first independent DIY book fair in Africa was hosted at The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) in collaboration with artist Jared Aufrichtig. The event formed part of the ending of the AVA’s winter production: Com!cs. With free admission, live music and a laid-back atmosphere it encouraged Capetonians to […]
The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he is […]
YouTuber Lesego Thlabi, also known as Cocunut Kelz, addresses racial tensions in South Africa through hilarious comedy sketches.
Cartoonist Fiona Kwizera makes witty, moving observations about PMS, body image and more through hand-drawn comic strips.
Illustrators Juni Ba, Nikhil Singh, Ian Jepson, Elio Moavero, Bill Masuku and Vincent Sammy present hair-raising pictures in honour of Halloween.
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We chat to 20-year-old illustrator Caitlyn Lynch about the origins of her work, her inspirations, and the evolution of her style.
Behold MaBrrr! We catch up with Lauren Beukes and Anja Venter, creators of a new biographical comic about the late Brenda Fassie’s life.
We speak with the collective behind Ordinary Superheroes, a social initiative that aims to rethink the perception of heroism through graphic novels.
Why don’t fortune tellers play the lottery? Tyla Mason lets us into her head on sleepless nights.
Ushering in a new age of superheroes, Vortex Comics tells stories unique to the African continent. We chat with the company’s founder Somto Ajuluchukwu.
Mix equal parts creepy and cool and you’ve got Shaun Hill’s new comic for 10and5, telling a twisted tale of pinky fingers and weird concoctions.
Anja Venter’s badass babes are ready to wreak havoc on the patriarchy, sporting slogans like “Legalize Tits” and “Pro-Voice Club” on their clothing.