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Encounter African Myth and Weird Science in Brand New Afrofuturist Series Buckhead

BOOM! Studios has announced a new original five-issue limited series, Buckhead, an astonishing new Afrofuturist series from rising star author Shobo Coker and artist George Kambadais, about an African immigrant family meeting strange new people and dealing with unusual experiences in the mysterious town of Buckhead, USA. Available in December 2021.

Toba and his mother, a renowned scientist, have just immigrated to the US. But instead of living in the Big City like Toba always dreamed, they’ve moved to a sleepy little town in the Pacific Northwest called Buckhead. In the middle of the picturesque and pedestrian town, Toba discovers that things aren’t as perfect as they seem. He and his newfound friends start playing a strange video game that looks like a perfect replica of ancient Benin and its people. Soon, Toba is on the run from the frightening men in black, trying to solve the mystery of his new hometown and save his friends before it’s too late!

Buckhead #1 features main cover art by series artist Kambadais, as well as a video game homage variant cover by Simangaliso Sibaya and variant cover art by Khoi Pham.

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