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Comics from Africa 来自非洲的漫画

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摘要:Comics from Africa 来自非洲的漫画

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Comics from Africa 来自非洲的漫画

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Comics from Africa 来自非洲的漫画

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有关 “new creativity(新鲜创意)” 的词汇

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At the Lagos Comic Convention, what can be done as well as just buying books?

文字稿

Meet Dayo - a valiant warrior and an African superhero. He's the main character in a comic book called Trials of the Spear. Mixing tribal traditions with so-called Afro Futurism – it’s part of a movement to put African comics on the map.

来认识一下戴奥 —— 一名英勇的战士和一位非洲的超级英雄。他是漫画书《矛的试炼》(Trials of the Spear)中的主角。漫画将部落传统和所谓的非洲未来主义相结合,这是非洲漫画推向世界的部分举措

The company behind it is called Comic Republic, based in Lagos. They produce books and animation. Their mission - to create African heroes and icons.

这部作品背后的公司名为漫画共和国(Comic Republic),总部设在拉各斯。他们制作书籍和动画。他们的使命是创造非洲的英雄角色和偶像。

Jide Martin, Founder and Chief Executive of Comic Republic
We are telling an international story about people who are ready, who are there and have the capacity to do good… we are big on diversity and we are doing it from the African perspective, Nigeria to be particular.

吉德·马丁 漫画共和国(Comic Republic)创始人兼总裁
“我们讲述的是一个超越国界的故事,讲的是那些已经准备好、有能力做好事的人。我们非常重视多样性,而且我们是从非洲的角度来表现它的,尤其是尼日利亚。”

This is the Lagos Comic Convention, a chance for superhero fans to come together. But it's not just about buying books - it’s about creating them too.

这是拉各斯动漫展览会,一个超级英雄迷们汇聚一堂的机会。但参加这个展会不仅仅是为了买书,也是为了创作漫画书。

Ayodele Elegba, Founder of Lagos Comic Con
It’s awesome. It’s a big one. It’s a big deal. You know, so Lagos Comic Con has been able to discover new talents. People that come to Lagos Comic Con see what’s possible and then they go back and start their company. The entrepreneurship mindset just kicks in and they want to start something of their own.

阿尤迪利·伊里巴 拉各斯动漫展览会创始人
“这个活动很棒。它的规模很大。这是件大事。拉各斯动漫展一直以来能够发现新的人才。来到拉各斯动漫展的人们看到什么是可能的,然后回去创办自己的公司。他们富有创业精神的思维模式显现了出来,想要开创自己的事业。”

It seems comic books are booming. Not just in Nigeria, but all across the continent: a medium seen as quintessentially American being reborn in Africa.

漫画书产业似乎正在蓬勃发展。不仅仅是在尼日利亚,而是在整个非洲大陆:一个被视为最典型的美国媒介正在非洲重生。

词汇

movement(有共同目标或想法的)运动

put (something) on the map 使(某物)出名

perspective(思考问题的)角度

talents 人才

entrepreneurship 创业精神,创业能力

问题答案

As well as just buying books, new ones are also created.

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