A while ago, Nigerian animator, writer and creator of the comic EXO ‘Legend of Wale Williams’ and founder of Youneek Studios Roye Okupe teased us with his upcoming comic, titled ‘Malika’ and we obviously can’t wait for it to be released.
Set in fifteenth-century West Africa, Malika: Warrior Queen Part One follows the exploits of queen and military commander Malika, who struggles to keep the peace in her ever-expanding empire.
Part one of Malika: Warrior Queen which is a 150-page book will be out in spring 2017. To coincide with the launch of a crowdfunding campaign for the series, Okupe has shared the book’s first chapter, which you can view below,
Watch this space for an interview with Roye Okupe himself.