Featured on CNN, Forbes, BBC and more, E.X.O. The Legend of Wale Williams Part One is a sci fi, superhero graphic novel about redemption, set in a futuristic, 2025 Africa! The 136-page comic book follows the journey of Wale Williams, an impetuous young adult who inherits a suit with superpowers after his father goes missing. Tricked into returning home to Lagoon City, Nigeria following a five-year absence, Wale embarks on a journey to investigate his father s mysterious disappearance. As he comes to understand the suit s powers, Wale realizes he must restore hope to his city by preventing catastrophic attacks from the sociopathic, Oniku, leader of an extremist group called The CREED. This graphic novel's story takes place in the same universe (the YouNeek YouNiverse - A universe of African science fiction, fantasy and superhero stories) as the Malika comic book series.
Publisher: YouNeek Studios
Contributors: Roye Okupe, Sunkanmi Akinboye, Raphael Kazeem
Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.2 x 10.2 inches, 136 pages
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