"A multi-genre entertainment, comic and fan convention."
Dust off your superhero costumes, refresh your collectibles wishlists, and get ready to get your game on. Comic Con Cape Town returns to the Mother City for a four-day geek fest from 27 to 30 April at the CTICC.
The biggest weekend for pop and comic book culture, superhero, and comic fiction fans, this new convention hopes to inspire fans and offers the opportunity to discover something new at each turn.
Featuring legendary comic talent, the ever-popular Artist Alley, StreamerCon, celebrities, local and international artists, incredible cosplay and more, this event will represent the best of pop culture in Cape Town.
Whether you are a superhero or a sidekick, the promoters promise that there will be something for everyone:
As a team, we are thankful for the welcoming spirit that the local pop-culture fans have already shown. We are so excited to be bringing Africa’s largest pop culture and gaming festival to the Mother City where visitors get to embrace being themselves, regardless of their cultural background, physical ability, or personal identity. This is a self-expressive festival where visitors can experience the best in pop culture and enjoy a tangible experience of brands and fandoms.
- Carla Massmann, Comic Con Director -
Comic Con Cape Town will also be co-located with the renowned Cape Town International Animation Festival and it's in collaboration with FanCon.
Activations to enjoy include movie and series screening and promotions, gaming tournaments and free play zones, and cosplay competitions. Comic-Con Cape Town visitors can also enjoy celebrity panel discussions, seminars, workshops, autographs, and photograph sessions.
Find out more, review the schedules, artists, panels, competitions, and exhibitors all on the official Comic Con Cape Town site.
If you are going, be sure to share your experiences, pictures, and thoughts with us all!