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Comic Con Africa at Johannesburg Expo Centre – Where Superheroes Unite for a Weekend of Fun!



Comic Con Africa at the Johannesburg Expo Centre

Parents, if you’ve ever felt a twinge of jealousy watching your kids get dressed up for a birthday party, now’s your chance to join in on the fun! This weekend, prepare to unleash your family’s inner superheroes at the highly anticipated Comic Con Africa at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec.

This thrilling event offers various activities that promise an unforgettable weekend for families. From dress-up to free-to-play gaming areas, tabletop gaming, shopping, movie screenings, activations, and so much more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

As kids step onto the convention floor, their eyes widen with wonder as they encounter a spectacle. From waving at Spider-Man to getting a fist bump from Batman, they’ll live the dream alongside their favourite heroes.

Comic Con Africa provides:

  • The perfect opportunity for kids to expend their boundless energy by running around.
  • Requesting photos with cosplayers.
  • Witnessing comic book art come to life.
  • Attending engaging panels.
  • Even meeting celebrities.

Cosplay, short for costume play, is one of the best ways to embrace Comic Con’s spirit fully. Families looking to immerse themselves in the experience can have a blast with family cosplays, a fun bonding activity that’s more common than you might think.

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While the kids revel in the excitement, parents can learn more about binge-worthy series from the stars. The event’s celebrity lineup includes notable figures like Anthony Daniels from Star Wars, Veronica Taylor, renowned for her role as Ash Ketchum in Pokémon, Ross Marquand from The Walking Dead, John Barrowman, known for his work on Doctor Who, and the latest addition, Denim Richards, famous as Colby Mayfield from Yellowstone.

The lineup also features South African talent like Steven John Ward, who portrays Mihawk in Netflix’s latest series, One Piece, and Cameron Scott, known for his role in Netflix’s franchise, The Kissing Booth, and the Bachelorette SA.

Fans can delve into personal and behind-the-scenes insights, get to know these incredible talents better, and even meet them face-to-face for an autograph or photo op to cherish.

StreamerCon is an exciting addition to the convention floor for aspiring content creators. Here, fans can learn what it takes to pursue content creation as a career across various platforms, including YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch. They’ll also have the chance to meet some of South Africa’s top local streamers.

Comic Con Africa 2023 is presented by KFC, connected by Telkom, and powered by Toyota. In its third year of partnership, KFC will be the official Wingman for Comic Con Africa, promising a lineup filled with delectable delights and finger-lickin’ good fun.


Source: Superheroes come to life at Nasrec

Also read:

Comic Con Africa 2023: A Preview of Geek Paradise

Picture: X / ComicConAfrica

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