African Superhero Universe Goes from Graphic Novel to Animation

Following a monumental 10-book deal with Dark Horse Comics, YouNeek Studios has secured investment to develop a groundbreaking animation series based on a world of superhero and fantasy stories inspired by African history and mythology. "This is an unprecedented time for stories inspired by African history and culture," said YouNeek Studios founder Roye Okupe. "Our mission has always been to empower African creatives and storytelling. We've done it successfully in the comic book industry and we're excited at the opportunity to do it in the animation space."

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