Afua Richardson is an American illustrator best known for her work on the Eisner winning mini-series Black Panther: World of Wakanda. Other works include Attack on Titan, cover work for Wonder Woman Warbringer, Shuri, X-Men 92, AllStar Batman and she is the artist for the sequel of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel March, entitled Run, about representative John Lewis and his path for civil rights in the 1960’s. In Addition to being an illustrator and writer, Afua is a musician, singer-songwriter and commercial voice actor. She has been aptly called the Jane of All Trades.


Afua Richardson will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at NCComicon Bull City at table A105.


Creator autographs and photos tend to range any where from free to a nominal fee. Info and pricing will be available at each creator’s table.


Friday November 9th at 4:00PM in Cinema Two

First You MARCH, Then You RUN

The groundbreaking graphic novel MARCH brought readers the inside story of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of one of its most iconic figures, Congressman John Lewis. Now, Lewis’s story continues in the highly-anticipated sequel, RUN. Join Internet Picnic Podcast hosts Cliff Bumgardner and Brad Hennigan in conversation with illustrator Afua Richardson about the process and experience of bringing the story and struggle to life on the page.

Saturday November 10th at 4:00PM in Cinema One

The Science of Aquaman

Join Tamara Robertson, EIT (Scijinks, Mythbusters, Chem & Bio Engineer ) as she takes a deep dive with special guests Dr. Matt Brady (Educator, Founder of, Afua Richardson (Black Panther:  World of Wakanda, The Book Of Mer), Dr. Steven Hall, PE (Associate Professor and Director – Marine Aquaculture Research Center (MARC) NC State University Professor(s)) to explore the hidden world and Science of Aquaman. Q&A session to follow.