Nigerian superhero puts a fresh face on graphic novels

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Fighting for diversity in the graphic novel world is tough work. Roye Okupe, artist and comic book aficionado, is learning that firsthand.

“I don’t sleep much,” he says with a laugh in an interview with Mashable.

A software programmer and web developer by day, Okupe writes graphic novels by night, recently completing a story about a Nigerian superhero in E.X.O. — The Legend of Wale Williams. The story is set in futuristic Lagoon City, inspired by populous Nigerian city Lagos. Read more Mashable…..

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