The press release continues, “Comic-Con Africa will showcase comic books and science fiction and fantasy related film, series and similar popular arts. The exhibition will also feature a large range of pop culture and entertainment elements in animation, toys, gadgets, clothing, anime, manga, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, fantasy novels and an Artists’ Alley, where comic artists can sign autographs and sell or do free sketches. Superhero or sidekick, there will be exciting activities to enjoy that include professional gaming tournaments, cosplay competitions and new movie and series promotions. Comic Con Africa visitors can also enjoy international and local celebrity panel discussions, seminars, workshops and autograph sessions.”
According to an article on MyBroadband’s website, Reed Exhibitions Africa confirmed that voice actors Nolan North and Troy Baker will attend the event. Negotiations are also underway with cast members of Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory.
The event will be held from 14-16 September this year at the Kyalami International Convention Centre. At the time of going to print, no ticket prices have been announced.