E.X.O The Legend of Wale Williams #1
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E.X.O The Legend of Wale Williams #1

Writer: Roye Okupe Artist: Sunkanmi Akinboye Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 10, 2021 Cover Price: $24.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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The oldest son of a world-renowned scientist, Wale Williams-aka tech-savvy superhero EXO-tries to save Lagoon City from a deadly group of emerging extremists. But before this "pending" superhero can do any good for his city, there is one person he must save first-himself! An Afrofuturist superhero story about redemption set in the bustling metropolis that is Lagos, Nigeria-with a creative team that's also from Lagos!

•  Dark Horse and YouNeek Studios launch a shared universe of African fantasy and superhero stories-the YouNeek YouNiverse!

•  Extraordinary stories about extraordinary characters inspired by African his more

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Nov 1, 2021

    E.X.O: The Legend of Wale Williams, Vol. 1 brings an Afrofuturist spin to the superhero genre and is a recommended read for comic fans of all stripes. I cannot wait to see the other books that YouNeek and Dark Horse have in store for this initiative, and I hope to see more of Wale Williams' exploits in the future. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Aug 31, 2021

    Creator and writer Roye Okupe has mined a number of different ideas in order to deliver this book. An techno-futuristic African nation screams Wakanda and a armour suit could be either Iron Man or perhaps more obviously, Batwing. With that said, having inspirations and influences is not necessarily a bad thing; how else do you find an audience. In Wale, Okupe has a character that will seem familiar, making the book an easy read from the outset. Read Full Review

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