Animal City. Episode One

Arowolo, Olufemi Olaide K.

Illustrator country: Nigeria

Scenarist: Arowolo, Olufemi Olaide K.

Scenarist country: Nigeria

Language: English

Keywords: animals; forest; magic; man-woman relationship; violence


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2002


Published in: edited by S. Federici e A. Marchesini Reggiani, Africa Comics 2002, Lai-momo, Sasso Marconi 2002

A woman gets attacked, abducted and raped by a gorilla in the forest. Her husband is nearby and runs to help her. The man is killed in the fight against the gorilla. The woman can now go back to her village, but after a few months she realizes she’s pregnant. She’ll give birth to a baby and a little gorilla. For this, she’ll be sent away from the village.

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Technique: Felt tip pen and collage on paper; Ink

Black and White

Original drawings

Dimensions: 29 x 41 cm

Inventory: inv. 719 / coll. CX23.NIGERIA.AROWOLO.3

Number of sheets: 4

Notes: Each page is made up of two sheets glued together - The last two pages on verso report the Author's name