COMIC CON AFRICA 2019

Winter is coming – to South Africa! 

6 June 2019, On Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 September Comic Con Africa will welcome one of this year’s most recognisable tv actors – Isaac Hempstead Wright, better known as Bran Stark from Game of Thrones. Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP announced the latest addition to the talent roll today with the news that the King of Kings Landing would be appearing for two days at Comic Con Africa 2019. 

Nolan North and Troy Baker to appear at Comic Con Africa 2019 

30 May 2019, Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today announced that American voice actors Nolan North and Troy Baker will be appearing at Comic Con Africa in September 2019. 

100 Bullets author Brian Azzarello joins the Comic Con Africa 2019 roster

23 May 2019, Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today announced that acclaimed American author Brian Azzarello has been added to the list of international guests appearing at Comic Con Africa in September 2019.

Comic Con Africa partners with CHOC to celebrate real-life superheroes 

29 April 2019, Comic Con Africa knows better than anyone that not all heroes wear capes. That’s why in honour of National Superhero Day - observed globally on 28 April - Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today proudly announced CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation, as the official charity partner for Comic Con Africa 2019.

The Avenger’s Anthony Mackie aka ‘The Falcon’ set to fly in for Comic Con Africa 2019

26 April 2019, Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today announced that, as promised, Marvel star Anthony Mackie has been added to the list of guests that fans can expect to see at Comic Con Africa 2019, to be held from 21 - 24 September 2019, at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.  

The 2019 Entelect Challenge Launches

17 April 2019, Worms, this years’ Entelect Challenge (https://challenge.entelect.co.za/) launches today. The event will run from the 17th of April, and the finals will take place at Comic Con Africa (@AfricaComicCon) on the 21st September at 11am on the center stage. This year it is being held at the Gallagher Convention Centre.

Donny Cates to appear at Comic Con Africa 2019 

04 April 2019, Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today announced that leading comic book writer, Donny Cates, will be a guest at this year’s Comic Con Africa to be held in September.

Comic Con Africa comes to Cape Town in 2020

11 March 2019, Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today announced that as of 2020 the mother city will play host to its very own version of Comic Con. Comic Con Cape Town will be taking place 1 – 3 May 2020 and will have its own line up of talent geared towards the fan base of the city playing to its unique areas of strength and personality.

Comic Con Africa 2019 – Dates and Venue Announced

October 2018 - Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP announced that the second edition of Comic Con Africa will take place from 21 - 24 September 2019, at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

Due to the unprecedented success of the inaugural Comic Con Africa, the event will now take place over four days, including the Heritage Day Public Holiday on the 24th. This is to accommodate even more pop culture fans that will be wanting to attend after the success of this year’s event.

45 000 fans stream through the gates of the inaugural Comic Con Africa