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Veteran video game voice actors Nolan North, Troy Baker to appear at Comic Con Africa 2019

Both Nolan North and Troy Baker will be showing up at Comic Con Africa this year. If you're not sure who they are, just pop on Uncharted 4. All will be made clear... pretty much immediately. 

SA’s getting an extra day: Comic Con Africa 2019 dates and venue announced

South Africa played host to Africa’s very first Comic Con event earlier this year, which saw hordes of the excited and the curious descend on the Kyalami Convention Centre in Johannesburg to spend huge sums on money on all manner of geekery. It was… rather awesome. And now we’re going to get to do it all over again. Organisers Reed Exhibitions Africa and Reed POP have announced t...[Read More]

Hands-on with Shadow of the Tomb Raider at Comic Con Africa

There is plenty to see and do at this year’s Comic Con Africa expo being held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre — most of it involving spending copious amounts of money on geeky things — but we also spent far too much time hanging around the video game demo areas. That is, in addition to checking out the amazing work in Artist’s Alley, th...[Read More]

Marvel’s Spider-Man first impressions at Comic Con Africa

If you’re a Spidey fan in any way, make sure to get your hands on the new game by Insomniac, Marvel’s Spider-Man. The gameplay is fluid and beautiful to behold, and it’s the closest thing you’ll get to feeling like you’re flying through the New York skyline without VR. Although Stuff will have a full review up soon, the short demo we got to play gave us the impression that gameplay with the ...[Read More]

Comic Con Africa 2018 in photos (and a video)

South Africa’s first Comic Con event kicked off at Kyalami Race Track and Convention Centre this morning, and there were plenty of punters waiting as the gates opened at 9am. We braved the traffic and got there early so we could snap a few pics of proceedings and get you excited… in the unlikely event you aren’t already. As we mentioned yesterday, the event is completely sold out...[Read More]

Comic Con Africa completely sold out, Anthony Mackie unable to attend

In what is going to be a blow to Marvel fans attending the inaugural Comic Con Africa being held this weekend at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre — Marvel’s Falcon, Anthony Mackie, is unable to attend. We learned this information at a pre-event media briefing today at the Comic Con Africa venue, via a message from Mackie himself — seemingly filme...[Read More]

The Falcon is landing in SA for Comic Con Africa

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last seven months, you’ll know that the inaugural Comic Con Africa is approaching at a rapid pace. Organisers Reed Exhibitions (and partners) have been detailing international guests at a trickle and we’ve just got the most recent announcement today — Anthony Mackie will be making the trip to Johannesburg. Mackie, as you’...[Read More]

Comic Con Africa confirms Vikings star will be here in September

If you’ve seen the History Channel show (that’s not all that historically correct) Vikings, you’ll probably recognise the leading man — king of the Vikings — Ragnar Lothbrok. Travis Fimmel, the man behind the face tattoos and hair braids, will be attending Comic Con Africa in September. For those who don’t know, Travis is originally from Australia (although he nails that Norse accent v...[Read More]

Cosplayers can win big at Comic Con Africa

Not only will South Africa play host to the first ever African Comic Convention this September, where attendees can rub shoulders with actors Jason Momoa and Kevin Sussman, but local cosplayers attending the event will have the chance to compete for some great prizes, including the chance to compete in an international cosplay competition in Chicago. Reed Exhibitions Africa, the company behind the...[Read More]

A comic book store owner at Comic Con Africa? Makes sense to us

The first African Comic Convention is almost due (okay, it’s only in September, but we’re excited) and Reed Exhibitions Africa has just announced the addition of Kevin Sussman — the quirky comic bookstore owner Stuart Bloom in Big Bang Theory — to their list of celebrity guests attending Comic Con Africa 2018. After seeing this strange comic store-dweller interacting with his geeky cou...[Read More]

Khal Drogo confirmed for Comic Con Africa 2018

Hold onto your females, because Jason Momoa is the first A-lister announced for the the first instalment of Comic Con Africa. He is set to to grace us with his presence at the event later this year. The Game of Thrones and Justice League actor will be attending the event on 15 and 16 September this year, and will be available for autographs and memories.  Jason Momoa is well-known for his part in ...[Read More]

Comic Con Africa is coming to Joburg in September

South African gaming and comic fans, best you mark 14-16 September 2018 in your diary, because Comic Con Africa is coming your way. The event will take place at the Kyalami Convention Centre and feature everything from comic books, competitive table-top gaming, eSports, anime and manga, to fantasy and series lore. The event is being organised by VS Gaming in association with Reed Exhibitions, the ...[Read More]

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