Jiba Molei Anderson (BFA 1994) is featured in a SciFi Pulse interview on his series of afrofuturist graphic novels, including The Horsemen.
I wanted the world of The Horsemen to feel real, free from the mythology of Afrocentrism and its adherence to Egyptology. I wanted to work with a different African faith system, a system that when The Horsemen was created (in 1997), no one, I mean NO ONE, was thinking of. No one was thinking of using the Orishas as a launch point for a comic book world at that time. I wanted to focus more so on the Western part of the continent where my family, and the majority of African Americans hail from. I wanted The Horsemen to be different and contemporary… It needed to be different and contemporary.
Beyond Impossible: Jiba Molei Anderson’s Afro-Odyessy