Djeliya OGN
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Djeliya OGN

Writer: Juni Ba Artist: Juni Ba Publisher: TKO Studios Release Date: May 3, 2023 Critic Reviews: 2
9.0Critic Rating
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Inspired by West African folklore and stories handed over centuries, this unique graphic novel follows the adventures of Mansour Keita, last prince of a dying kingdom, and Awa Kouyaté, his loyal Djeli, or 'royal storyteller' as they journey to meet the great wizard who destroyed their world and then withdrew into his tower, never to be seen again.

On their journey they'll cross paths with friend and foe, from myth and legend alike, and revisit the traditions, tales, and stories that gave birth to their people and nurture them still. But what dark secret lies at the heart of these stories, and what purpose do their tellers tru more

  • 9.0
    Pastrami Nation - Nolan Smith Jul 3, 2021

    I very much enjoyed Djeliya- it took me by surprise with a heck of a twist at the end. Fun for young and older adults, TKO has brought a fantastic story to light. Juni Ba is a creator to watch, as so much originality shines from panel to panel and yet pays homage to the folk tales that inspired the journey Ba created here. Make sure to pick this one up; you won't be disappointed. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Tito W. James May 11, 2021

    Djeliyablends West African folklore, Cartoon Network shows, Manga, and Franco-Belgian comics into a colorful fantasy epic.Fans of Head Lopper and Samurai Jack will love it! Read Full Review

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