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Comics from Africa 来自非洲的漫画



Comics from Africa 来自非洲的漫画


有关 “new creativity(新鲜创意)” 的词汇


At the Lagos Comic Convention, what can be done as well as just buying books?


Meet Dayo - a valiant warrior and an African superhero. He's the main character in a comic book called Trials of the Spear. Mixing tribal traditions with so-called Afro Futurism – it’s part of a movement to put African comics on the map.

来认识一下戴奥 —— 一名英勇的战士和一位非洲的超级英雄。他是漫画书《矛的试炼》(Trials of the Spear)中的主角。漫画将部落传统和所谓的非洲未来主义相结合,这是非洲漫画推向世界的部分举措

The company behind it is called Comic Republic, based in Lagos. They produce books and animation. Their mission - to create African heroes and icons.

这部作品背后的公司名为漫画共和国(Comic Republic),总部设在拉各斯。他们制作书籍和动画。他们的使命是创造非洲的英雄角色和偶像。

Jide Martin, Founder and Chief Executive of Comic Republic
We are telling an international story about people who are ready, who are there and have the capacity to do good… we are big on diversity and we are doing it from the African perspective, Nigeria to be particular.

吉德·马丁    漫画共和国(Comic Republic)创始人兼总裁

This is the Lagos Comic Convention, a chance for superhero fans to come together. But it's not just about buying books - it’s about creating them too.


Ayodele Elegba, Founder of Lagos Comic Con
It’s awesome. It’s a big one. It’s a big deal. You know, so Lagos Comic Con has been able to discover new talents. People that come to Lagos Comic Con see what’s possible and then they go back and start their company. The entrepreneurship mindset just kicks in and they want to start something of their own. 

阿尤迪利·伊里巴     拉各斯动漫展览会创始人

It seems comic books are booming. Not just in Nigeria, but all across the continent: a medium seen as quintessentially American being reborn in Africa.




put (something) on the map 使(某物)出名


talents 人才

entrepreneurship 创业精神,创业能力


As well as just buying books, new ones are also created.



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