Fighting for diversity in the graphic novel world is tough work.
Roye Okupe, artist and comic book aficionado, is learning that firsthand.
He said while laughing during an interview with Mashable, "I don't sleep much."
A software programmer and web developer by day, Okupe writes graphic novels by night, recently completing a story about a Nigerian superhero in E.X.O. — The Legend of Wale Williams.
Read first chapter of E.X.O. The Legend of Wale Williams below