Producer/Writer Akela Cooper is a part of AfroComicCon

Akela Cooper

AfroComicCon welcomes Producer/ Writer Akela Cooper as a Special Guest for its first virtual convention!

An alumni of both the CBS Writers Mentoring Program and the Warner Bros. Writers Workshop, Akela Cooper began her career in television as an assistant on the CBS cult hit Jericho, working her way up through the ranks on shows like GrimmThe 100Witches of East EndAmerican Horror Story: Roanoke, Marvel’s Luke Cage, Netflix’s Jupiter’s Legacy, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.


AfroComicCon​‘s 1st virtual convention will be held on October 24, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual event started in 2017 by the ​Oakland Technology & Education Center (OTEC), ​will be held virtually and free through a portal on the organization’s website. Sponsored by the NNPA, the ​Oakland A’s, and Pixar Entertainment, AfroComicCon promises to be a day full of exciting panels, screenings, entertainment, gaming, cosplay and special guests. The 12-hour event is currently slated to be live-streamed across multiple platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. You can register now.