Winter blues are becoming a thing of the past as visitors prepare their outfits and itineraries for the biggest and most interactive four-day pop culture festival, Comic Con Africa, which takes place between the 21st and 24th of September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.
Comic Con Africa 2019 will be presenting an incredible offering, with a programme that is bigger and better than before, catering to pop-culture fandoms and newcomers alike. With an estimated 60,000 visitors and 160 hours of content across five halls including panels, competitions, seminars, workshops and so much more, guest are waiting in anticipation to Drop-in and Geek out.
The list of guests that fans can expect to see at Comic Con Africa is awe-inspiring as international stars like legendary actor, author, producer and director, William Shatner, who became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise as well as Anthony Mackie, who has achieved global recognition with his portrayal of the Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will be at Comic Con Africa 2019.
Over the four days, they will be joined by comic book artist Will Sliney, best known for working on Marvel’s Amazing-Spiderman, and Venom comic author Donny Cates. Nolan North, an actor and voice actor, known for characters such as Desmond Miles from the Assassin's Creed series and Troy Baker, who voiced Joel in The Last of Us (a Game of the Year winner), have become two of the most prolific voice actors in gaming, and will be among the international guests present at Comic Con Africa this year.
Cosplayers will be arriving in their numbers to sing at the Cosplay Karaoke Café, compete in the Championships of Cosplay competition and meet international guests like model, actress and producer LeeAnna Vamp, and Italian cosplayer Leon Chiro, who is currently working for Riot Games as the official cos-model for the champion Rakan from League of Legends.