Thuso Mbedu and Sebastian Jones team up for Niobe: She Tribe!
The Woman King and The Underground Railroad actor Thuso Mbedu is joining Stranger Comics to pen a new tale in the publisher’s Tales of Asunda afro-fantasy series, and io9 has your first look.
Deadline Announces Badaki Vampire Tale via Payback and Stranger
Stranger Comics has announced a new project to be published via its Payback imprint in partnership with Prentice Penny and creator Yetide Badaki. Payback founders Prentice Penny and Sebastian Jones will partner with actress Yetide Badaki for Naija Vamp, a comic to be released in 2023 that will concurrently be developed for TV. More after the jump. The trio will produce and Badaki and Jones will co-write the comic series about a middle aged vampire determined to finally live her afterlife. More detail can be found in the Deadline article HERE.
The Root showcases Stranger Comics
Stranger Comics was at Wondercon last week, and The Root stopped by to check out what we're doing. Read their conversation with Sebastian HERE.
Stranger Comics and Joint Venture with Prentice Penny Feature in 25% of SYFY's List of Black Adaptations
SYFY Wire, SYFY's news wing, published a list of 12 highly anticipated adaptations of black comics into film and television. Stranger Comics and its head Sebastian A. Jones featured in 3 of them.Stranger Comics' own Niobe made the list due to Stranger's development deal with HBO for the whole of the world of Asunda. Jones is attached to produce any adaptation under the deal, and the first series in development sees Jones working with HBO veteran show runner Prentice Penny of Insecure. As has been previously reported by The Hollywood Reporter, that relationship grew into a full partnership with a joint venture company being...
STRANGER COMICS TEAMS UP WITH STEPHANIE WILLIAMS AND TEE FRANKLIN
As picked up by Nerdist.Los Angeles, CA (February 19, 2022) – Stranger Comics’ president and creator of its Asunda franchise Sebastian A. Jones (NIOBE) will be co-authoring two one-shots respectively with shooting stars Tee Franklin (HARLEY QUINN) and Stephanie Williams (NUBIA AND THE AMAZONS). Both will be part of Stranger’s Tales of Asunda series.The stories can be described as beautiful but savage fantasy tales that honor BlPOC women as creators of worlds and the fierce relationships between elders and the young to whom they pass on history and culture as they carry on the tradition of being heroes.Jones is no Stranger...