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A Black journalist in New York goes on the run from the police after publishing secret documents from a gene editing company. Written by Alfredo Gil and Illustrated by Mojo Wang, Hachimoji is a story about identity in a hectic world, power as it corrupts, and justice for the truth.
In over 100 full color pages, Volume 1 introduces Jamie and his mismatched friends who are unified in rebelling but divided in a purpose. We dive into the corporate beast determined to track them down while plagued by infighting. In this painstakingly crafted vision of 2042, our genes hold the key to our power.
Alfredo is a writer, publisher, and mad scientist based in New York City. An optimistic futurist at heart, his debut graphic novel confronts the ethics of emerging technologies in the Black sci-fi adventure he always wanted. Informed by a career at the intersection of media and technology, Hachimoji is a love letter to journalism and the Black experience in America.
Mojo is an illustrator and comic artist whose work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators and the National Museum of American Illustration. As a former photo editor of ELLE MEN magazine and alumni of the SVA MFA Illustration as Visual Essay, his work focuses on blurring the boundaries between editorial illustrations and visual narrative. Carrying his passion for bringing storytelling into illustration creation, Mojo is currently expanding the horizon of his career in New York City.