Lagos To Feature In New Marvel Comic Book
A Nigerian city and a Nigerian name will play center stage in a soon to be released comic book from Marvel.
It will feature a girl named Ngozi in the futuristic city of Lagos, with popular Marvel characters like Black Panther, Venom Symbiote, and Rhino.
Nigerian born professor and writer, Nnedi Okorafor announced on social media that she will be writing an eight page comic for Marvel's forthcoming Venomverse anthology, which is set to be published in September 2017.
The Nigerian-American science fiction writer and 2016 Quartz Africa Innovator can now add comic book writer to her resume.
Back in June, HBO revealed that they would be turning her novel, Who Fears Death, into a series with the Game of Thrones creator, George R. R. Martin as Executive producer.