Comic Con Africa 2018 announces their celebrity guests

Comic Con Africa announces Travis Fimmel to appear at the event.

13 August 2018, Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming today announced that Travis Fimmel will be attending Comic Con Africa in September.

Travis is best known for his lead role as Ragnar Lodbrok on four seasons of the History Channel’s popular series Vikings. He was most recently seen in a supporting role in the A24 film Lean On Pete, opposite Chloe Sevigny, Steve Buscemi and Charlie Plummer. The film opened at the Venice Film Festival and subsequently played at Telluride and the Toronto International Film Festival.  He will next be seen in Dreamland opposite Margot Robbie and recently wrapped production on Danger Close, a drama based on the real-life events at the Battle of Long Tan during the Vietnam War.

The Australian born actor’s other credits include the romantic comedy Maggie’s Plan starring alongside Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke and Greta Gerwig. He was also the lead in WARCRAFT for Legendary Pictures/Universal which amassed more than $450 million worldwide. In 2008, he starred opposite the late Patrick Swayze on A&E’s drama series The Beast.

Travis Fimmel joins talent such as Ricky Whittle, Yetide Badaki, Kevin Sussman, Andy Diggle and Chris Sprouse to name a few.

 

First guest Jason Mamoa has unfortunately canceled his attendance at Comic Con Africa

30 July 2018, due to an unforeseen filming schedule change Jason Momoa has had to withdraw his participation from Comic Con Africa 2018.

Jason Momoa sends his sincere regrets and hopes to be able to come see us again at a future event.

The good news is that Comic Con Africa will announce an additional celebrity guest shortly.

 Comic Con Africa 2018 announces Rick Worthy.

9 May 2018, Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming today announced that popular series actor, Rick Worthy, will be appearing at Comic Con Africa 2018.

Rick Worthy is best known for his roles as the Alpha Vampire on Supernatural and as Simon Cylon on Battlestar Galactica. Currently he is starring in two major shows; he plays Dean Fogg in The Magicians and Lem Washington in The Man in the High Castle.

Comic Con Africa welcomes Big Bang Theory’s Kevin Sussman to the line-up

7 June 2018, Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming are very happy to announce the addition of Kevin Sussman – who plays quirky comic bookstore owner Stuart Bloom in the hit series Big Bang Theory – to the list of celebrity guests attending Comic Con Africa 2018.

Kevin is best known for his recurring roles as Stuart in Big Bang Theory and as “Walter” in the comedy-drama Ugly Betty. He has, however, also portrayed the role of “Stevie” in the iconic hit “Wet Hot American Summer”. Sussman’s other work includes “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Hitch”, “Made of Honor”, “the Coen Bros.”, “Burn After Reading’, “Taking Woodstock” and a recurring role on the hit series “Weeds”.

Sussman’s talent is not limited to acting and he has sold projects to SONY, FOX, CBS and Amazon Studios.

International Cosplayer Yaya Han to appear at Comic Con Africa

13 June 2018, Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming today announced that the world-renowned cosplayer, Yaya Han, will be appearing at Comic Con Africa 2018.

Yaya has been involved in the cosplayer community for over 18 years and has played a pivotal role in introducing cosplay, as an art form, to a mainstream audience. Yaya Han is one of only a few cosplayers in the world to build a business in this hobbyist community, but even after a decade of success, she strives to stay true to what got her into this field originally – fun and creativity.

To date she has created over 375 personal costumes in every fandom genre, as well as her own original designs. All of this has resulted in her achieving international fame for her cosplaying skills. By doing this Yaya successfully turned her hobby into a thriving business. She has become a household name in the cosplayer community and is a natural fit to take part in the first Comic Con Africa.

For more information about Comic Con Africa and the full list of celebrity guests, including details on autograph sessions please visit: https://www.comicconafrica.co.za/en.html