Afua Richardson Is The New Artist On Marvel Comics' Blade

Blade_1_Promo_by_Tim_SeeleyIt was only last year that the artist on Top Cow's magnificent comic book GeniusAfua Richardson was considering cosplaying as Blade's daughter, starring in the delayed Blade series written by Tim Seeley.

6e3034f66ead72cebc89b5b38e4f2093Well, at the Women Of Marvel panel at C2E2 today, it was announced that Afua Richardson would now be the artist on the series

The comic was previously announced as being drawn by Logan Faerber, and was mysteriously pulled from the schedules with rumours about a possible Blade movie starring the character being to blame.

Last year we reported that Afua was invited to work on a Marvel comic already in the works and "I get a call from Axel Alonso, come in, rip the script apart, create the designs you want…."

Well, it wasn't Storm….

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