ComixLaunch | Getting Major Press Coverage and Building a YouNeek Brand with Writer & Publisher Roye Okupe

A few years ago, Roye Okupe of YouNeek Studios went all in on his dream to become a successful comic book publisher. In this podcast, Roye shares his journey from watching American super hero cartoons as a child in Nigeria to moving to the States and developing a line of books showcasing heroes inspired by his culture, and all the many lessons he’s learned along the way.


Highlights of this Session include:

  • Roye’s incredible journey from living inNigeria to becoming a Washington, D.C. based comic book publisher.
  • Roye’s strategies to get featured on major press outlets such as The Washington Post.
  • How Roye grew his Facebook page to over 13,000+ fans
  • Plus: Tips for working with overseas creative teams.

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Today’s Featured Guest

Roye Okupe is the CEO and Creative Direct of YouNeek Studios, a Washington D.C. based publishing company which produces graphic novels and animated stories inspired by African history, culture & mythology.


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Write the HEADLINE for your story if it were on the cover of the Washington Post?


How to Find Out More About Today’s Featured Guest

You can learn more about YouNeek Studios on the website: youneekstudios.com

You can learn more about Roye on my Washington Post Interview here https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2016/08/24/he-came-to-d-c-from-nigeria-and-created-his-own-african-comic-book-universe/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.94640c77ab49

Roye has an online course that helps creators learn more about the business side of their art. You can check that out here: https://roye-okupe.mykajabi.com/p/creative-biz-launch

Follow Roye on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook
https://twitter.com/youneekstudios
https://instagram.com/youneekstudios
https://www.facebook.com/YouNeekStudios

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