Thuso Mbedu bags international deal as she joins Stranger Comics

South African actress Thuso Mbedu joins Stranger Comics

Thuso Mbedu secures another international deal before the year 2022 runs out as she joins Stranger Comics to pen a new tale in the publisher’s Tales of Asunda afro-fantasy series, and io9 has your first look.

The South African actress will work together with Stranger Comics’ president Sebastian A. Jones to co-write Niobe: She-Tribe.

Thuso Mbedu as Niobe

Taking to social media, Mbedu expresses excitement over the new deal as it’s a dream come true.

“At some point this year I remember sitting in my apartment thinking “Working on a comic and working towards an anime is a must-happen for me. In this lifetime. It will be a lot of hard work, but it will be worth it” and then @strangercomics happened. Those who know, know that this is a HUUUUUUGE deal for me.” she wrote.

Speaking about the SA star, the Stranger Comic’s president said, “Upon meeting Thuso I knew I had to work with her. Her honesty and modest genius hold a well spring of magical and relatable stories that need to be told.”

“When we started brainstorming for the She-Tribe comic, Thuso breathed new life into Niobe and the vulnerable character relationships with such thought and care. Thuso is a rare spirit who speaks of many lives lived, here and before, and I couldn’t be more excited to share with our fans what we’ve got in store for Niobe and Asunda,” he added.





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