NELSON MANDELA, the authorised comic book

: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory with Umlando Wezithombe

R 150.00
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210 pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Revised edition, Johannesburg, (2008) 2012


This book began as a series of eight comics distributed free in daily newspapers by the Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with comic publisher Umlando Wezithombe between 2005 and 2007.

The eight comics are: A Son of the Eastern Cape, Becoming A Leader, The Black Pimpernel, The Trialist, Prisoner 466/64. The Negotiator, President-In-Waiting and Mr President.

Includes a section of activities linked to the content of the comic book and designed to engage learners between Grade 4 and Grade 12.

Scriptwriting and research by Santa Buchanan and Andrew Smith. Storyboarding by Santa Buchanan and Pitshou Mampa. Illustrating by Pitshou Mampa, Pascal "Freehand" Nzoni and Sivuyile Matwa. Inking and colouring by Richie Orphan, Pascal Nzoni, Sivuyile Matwa, Jose "King" Jungo, Pitshou Mampa and Sean Abbood.