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Gather round, brethren. Now there has been a thousand and one rumours about the Orisha Pikin Comicbook series and the sudden disappearance of some of its favourite characters. We haven’t heard from Baba Orunmila since the first two issues, and this is understandable. He seemed to have been dominant or influential in the classrooms alone. But what about Jesus! Let’s talk about Jesus for a second. Everyone has been so distracted with Sango’s troubles, eshu’s mischiefs and Obatala’s good looks that we failed to notice that Jesus disappeared the day Sango allegedly killed *Sannkofamaan. Orisha Pikin is the only comicbook I’ve read that Jesus wasn’t necessary for everyone. Y’all need Jesus. For real! On a lighter note: In a recent interview with the creator of the Orisha Pikin franchise, he stated that “Jesus has been secured as a recurring character with a major influence in the story. ” Which means we’ll be seeing more of…

Never a period in the history of African comic that a comic book fandom has been so intensely interesting like in recent months. OrishaPikin, a Vortex Inc. title which is currently in its Issue 4 and written by talented KiyindouYamakasi has seen some of us pitch tent with our favourite god (character) in a positive way that even God himself will be jealous! Hypnotised with the story, some of us children of God can now boldly say we “rep” an Orisha. I for one belong to Team Sango. (My pastor should come and beat me!) In case you don’t know, Orisha Pikin literally translates Children of god! Hilarious as it may seem, Orisha Pikin sweetly called OP by fans, was surely peppered and salted by a nourish, educative and positive story arc as well as a great art that makes one devour all and still lick ones lips in anticipation…

Spoilers ahead Title: Beatz #1 Release Date: March 2017 Formats: Hardcopy, PDF, CBR, CR-Reader Publisher: Comic Republic Creator: Jide Martin Writer: Akintoba Kalejaye Pencils: Adeleye Yussuf Colorist & Letterer: Michael Balogun Guest Appearances: – Honorable Mentions: – Beatz is set in a Futuristic Lagos where noise is a normal thing for most of it’s residents and everyone is minding their business as usual, except for superheroes. The buildings are taller and yes, there is canned Zobo – Let that sink in for a moment. The Comicbook projects the life of Sose, a young man with a special ability – Synesthesia, the ability to see sound vibrations as colours. With the help of his suit, he could manipulate sound frequency (in decibels) to stun enemies, move at great speed and of course shoot sound vibrations from his gloves. With these, he was able to rescue a little girl from bad…