The untold story of Captain Africa

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A panel from an issue of Captain Africa.
A panel from an issue of Captain Africa.

This story was made possible by PhD researcher Tessa Pijnaker.

There was a running joke among western comic book artists and writers during the medium’s golden age in the latter part of the 20th Century, which went something like this:

When it came to pinning down regular work, a writer or artist had the responsibility of submitting quality work, a duty to make sure that it was on time, and a winning personality.

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