Jason Njoku, CEO of Iroko TV has launched a digital comics venture which is set to showcase content of African, American and Arabic origins.
The newly announced venture called ‘Raptures’ is Njoku’s first project from a $250,000 seed fund and would collaborate with content creators of webtoons, comics and animations.
Confirming the new platform, Njoku shared the news on Twitter saying, “Excited to launch @raptures_io a global digital storytelling platform & studio network creating original Industry-leading Mobile Comics of Black American, African and Arabic origin…”
The content set to be launched on Raptures will cater to a community of diverse age groups, with genres including romance, action, comedy, drama, sci-fi, fantasy and mystery.
The new platform also reportedly has teams set up in Nigeria, Ghana, The United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.