Comic Republic Signs TV Production Deal
[This article was originally posted in CNN]
Growing up, Jide Martin’s dream was to create a universe of superheroes like the ones in the comic books he read as a teenager.
“My mother bought me comics. I just loved them and what they stood for. I used to put a blank paper underneath the comics and trace them,” he said.
That childhood dream would come true when Martin started Comic Republic in 2013, a Nigerian multimedia company focused on creating and distributing original African comic books – a dream that took an even bigger leap forward last week. Read more from CNN.