This announcement couldn’t have come at a better time. ReedPop, producer of New York Comic Con, Chicago Comic Con, Emerald City Comic Con and more has just announced a brand new convention. Comic fans in Africa, it’s finally your time to shine because Comic Con Africa is coming to you this year! 

Announced by ReedPop, the company will be hosting Comic Con Africa in collaboration with VS Gaming. The convention is set to debut at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Center in South Africa on September 14th to 16th. Fans in the Northern Hemisphere might have more difficulty getting there but they’re FINALLY having a comic convention in Africa. The largest (inhabited) continent should’ve gotten this a long time ago. 

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While no guests have been announced yet, the convention is boasting the typical events. Guest appearances and autograph sessions, E-sports tournaments, comic books and collectibles for sale, Artist Alley, gaming and tech panels and more. You can watch for updates on or follow their Twitter page. Tickets are said to go on sale next month so keep your eyes peeled! Check out the announcement video below and get hyped!


Erin Lynch