Kwanza Osajyefo

Kwanza performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on October 22, 2019, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Into The Silence.”

Kwanza Osajyefo is the author and creator of BLACK, a comic that asks: what if only black people had superpowers. Kwanza has been a part of the comics for nearly 20 years. Beginning his career as an online producer at Marvel before moving into other media roles. He later returned to comics and launched DC Comics’ digital publishing initiatives.

In addition to creating his own properties, Kwanza is also a creative architect of the H1 Comics line from the premiere French publisher, Humanoids – co-writing their flagship title, Ignited with comics legend, Mark Waid.

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