Afua Richardson Helps Us Celebrate Black History Month

Afua Richardson, [ Pronounced Uh-FOO-wah ] is an American illustrator best known for her work on the Eisner winning series Black Panther World of Wakanda. Other works include Xmen 92, All-Star Batman, and HBO’s Lovecraft Country directed by Misha Green and Produced by JJ Abrams and Jordan Peele. In addition to being an illustrator, Afua is a singer/ Songwriter, Musician and voice actor, and mentor to many aspiring artists. She is the creator of her upcoming series Aquarius the Book of Mer. – From About Afua Richardson.

Afua has been posting art and commentary on Facebook, celebrating Black History Month as only a Black Comic Book Illustrator can, with fantastic cover art featuring Black Heroes and, in particular, putting together the first all All African American female team to create a book for Marvel.

Check out some of her posts here and here.

It’s great stuff, and Afua is one hell of a creative force!

Our featured image for this post is from one of Afua’s cover illustrations.

Source: Auto Draft

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