Lagos start-up Comic Republic is creating African characters with a moral spine - and has made its comic books available for free download.
Cartoonist Zapiro, who has just released his 20th annual collection, talks about making caricatures and how famous faces can mutate
Mainstream comic book superheroes are getting redrawn from the stereotypical blue-eyed white male into a world of multicoloured crusaders.
What will people be reading 30 years from now? Ewan Morrison looks into his crystal ball ?and finds bad news...
South Africa is to get its own Comic Con. But things are not as they seem, as "I'm no geek" reporter and Comic Con fan Faranaaz Parker found out.
Sean O'Toole traces the genre from its current incarnation back to the golden age of the genre amid high apartheid and African independence.
After 72 years of tackling supervillains as a straight man, DC Comics' Green Lantern, one of the oldest characters, is to be reintroduced as gay.
Superheroes, zombies and space aliens descend on San Diego for the sold-out four-day Comic-Con event, starting on Thursday.