Speakers

Featured speakers for Afro Comic Con.

Michael Davis: Award-winning Writer, Artist, Entertainment Executive, and Mentor Fosters Creative Excellence at AfroComicCon

Michael Davis, award-winning writer, artist, entertainment executive, and mentor will be at this year’s AfroComicCon doing his part to promote and foster creative excellence in communities of color. A long-time lover of comics and creativity, Michael has been writing for well over 30 years. As one of the most innovative and leading-edge voices at Warner …

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Malandro Mandingo: The Body Magic of Capoeira to AfroComicCon

Malandro Mandingo, the first African-American to be recognized as an official teacher of the Filhos de Bimba School of Capoeira, is bringing high energy and kinetic excitement to this year’s AfroComicCon. Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines fighting, dance, and acrobatics was created by African slaves in 16th Century South America. This dynamic fighting …

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A ‘Wonder Woman’ Returns to her Roots at AfroComicCon

Onika Day, award-winning actress, director, writer, and producer, is excited to come home to the Bay Area and AfroComic Con. The daughter of a retired chairman of the Art Department at San Francisco City College, Onika and her father happily discovered AfroComic Con last year. “I actually stumbled upon an invitation for the First AfroComic …

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Rodney Barnes appearing at AfroComicCon, writer/producer extroadinaire!

Award-winning writer/producer Rodney Barnes has been said to be one of the rising African American creatives in Hollywood with projects ranging from The Boondocks to My Wife and Kids to Everybody Hates Chris and more than two hundred episodes as both a writer and a producer across multiple networks. His creative style and approach has …

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Presenting Sifu Kisu, Chief Martial Arts Director and Consultant for Avatar: The Last Airbender!

AfroComicCon 2018 is proud to announce that Sifu Kisu of Last Airbender fame will be joining us this year! Master Kisu has been a dedicated practitioner of Traditional Chinese Kung Fu for over 40 years and his daily practice has led him to understand how to transmit the physical/ energetic components in such a way that is open and accessible to the Western mind.