The Nigerian-American science fiction writer and 2016 Quartz Africa Innovator can now add comic book writer to her esteemed resume.
The movie will be illustrated by Tana Ford.
Based on Eddie Brock, the Venom symbiote from Spiderman, Venomverse will succeed the popular, Spider-Verse which was released in 2015.
It will include “Venomized” versions of comic book characters like Deadpool and Mary Jane.
The Hugo award-winning author has had a great year.
Back in June, HBO revealed that they would be turning her novel, Who Fears Death, into a series with the Game of Thrones creator, George R. R. Martin.
Venomverse is a first for Nnendi as she forays into comic book. She now joins the ranks of writers like Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay who wrote the Black Panther spinoff before its cancellation in May.
The local comic book scene has found a niche in Lagos, growing by the day and is clearly inspired by the legendary works of Marvel and D.C. Comics as well as graphic books.
The Lagos Comic Convention has been in existence since 2012 and have comic creators like Comic Republic.