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E.X.O.: The Legend of Wale Williams Volume 1

E.X.O.: The Legend of Wale Williams Volume 1

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**Part of the YouNeek YouNiverse Extraordinary fantasy and superhero stories inspired by African history, culture, and mythology--created by the best Nigerian comics talent **

The oldest son of a world-renowned scientist, Wale Williams--aka tech-savvy superhero EXO--tries to save Lagoon City from a deadly group of emerging extremists.

But before this pending superhero can do any good for his city, there is one person he must save first--Himself E.X.O.: The Legend of Wale Williams Volume 1 is an Afrofuturist superhero story about redemption set in the bustling metropolis that is Lagos, Nigeria--with a creative team that's also from Lagos

Our mission is and always has been about empowering African creatives and storytelling while bringing both to a global audience. -- Roye Okupe, Founder/Creative Director at YouNeek Studios

Author: Roye Okupe
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Published: 11/09/2021
Pages: 312
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.45lbs
Size: 10.08h x 6.61w x 0.63d
ISBN: 9781506723020

About the Author
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Roye Okupe is an award-winning filmmaker, author, speaker and entrepreneur whose passion for comics and animation led him to found YouNeek Studios in 2012. Under that umbrella, Roye wrote, produced and directed several animated productions including, but not limited to, the award-winning and critically acclaimed Malika - Warrior Queen Animated Short.

These productions have allowed Roye to attain many prestigious recognitions such as being #5 on Ventures Africa's list of 40 African innovators to watch (2016) as well as being part of NewAfrican Magazines' 100 most influential Africans two years in a row (2016 & 2017). In August 2015, Roye's debut graphic novel: E.X.O. The Legend of Wale Williams Part One was received with critical acclaim and has since been featured on CNN, Forbes, The New York Times, NBC, The Guardian, ABC7, BBC, The Huffington Post, Mashable and more!

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