Ayodeji Makinde is a comic book writer, art director and the Founder of ComicsDI; a renowned comic brand from Africa. His most recent work , an Afrofuturistic Comic Web Series "LAGELU, the Kingdom on Four Hills"' got featured on BBC and Forbes in 2020. BBC Focus on Africa likened his work, LAGELU, to the famous Wakanda of the globally acclaimed Black Panther movie.
An adventurous young man who likes to explore big things and enjoys setting new paces for himself within the sphere of creativity. Simply put, he likes to go for the jugular. Even though Ayodeji has a background in the legal profession, his passion for art and creativity dates back to when he was very young. He started drawing at the age of 8 and wore this creative cloak for several years until he found a new passion which evolved from his passion for art. This new passion "creative writing and concept development" became his universe for many years. After over twenty years in the creative industry in his country, Nigeria, West Africa, he now runs his own comic brand "comicsDI" where he continually gives creative direction to the brand and has risen to become one of the foremost voices in comics in Nigeria, West Africa where he currently resides. Aside this, he also works virtually as the lead content creator for a Media House in the United Arab Emirates so as to continue honing his writing skills and stay relevant within that field.
Unique traits: Has an eye for creativity. Orator. Can be both introverted and extroverted
Lagelu, the Kingdom on four hills Budget: $30M+ | Sci-fi The story of the only surviving Traditional African Kingdom in the future of time and how the ravenous thirst for power of four princes see them set against each other in a bid to seize the throne from their ailing father.