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Ibrahim Njoya, first comic book author in Africa and Cameroon.

Johanes Yerima was one of the most important artists of the Bamun kingdom, both under Sultan Njoya (1892-1933) and his son Seydou (1933-1992). The very first African « comic book » dates from 1932, produced by Yohanes Yerima, whom a critic considers to be the « true first Cameroonian and African comic book author in history » . To better understand its contribution, we place you in the historical context in which it has evolved.