UNDER THE SUN #1


Writers: Austine Osas & Abiodun Awodele

Illustrator: Yusuf. T. Shittuh Publisher: Pedacomics


Under the Sun #1, cover, Peda Comics, Osas/Awodele/Shittuh

WHAT IS IT?

A political, minority- and terrorism-themed action comic that takes place in Africa.

There are a few too many facets of this comic to compare it directly to any one or two movies. It has political intrigue/a plot to overthrow the government, a minority populace in need of protection, and fits pretty snugly into the war/action genre.

For more insight into these issues, watch Spell of the Albino.

WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

(Minor Spoilers)

In Africa, Persons With Albinism are hunted because people believe their bodies have mystical powers.

In "Under the Sun," many PWAs from Zamia found refuge in Kurume, a small island in the middle of Lake Tanganyika. It’s become a national sanctuary for them, their population now protected.

But when a massive coup by a shadowy organization takes control of Zami