First guest confirmed for Comic Con Africa
24 April 2018, Reed Exhibitions Africa, ReedPOP and VS Gaming have confirmed that Jason Momoa will be attending Comic Con Africa on the 15th & 16th September. Jason is most well-known for his legendary roles as Aquaman in Warner Bros’ Justice League and as the Dothraki warlord “Khal Drogo” in Game of Thrones.
Due to his iconic performances he is the perfect fit to be one of the headline guests at the first African Comic Con.
Comic Con Africa will be held from 14 – 16 September 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit & International Convention Centre. Comic Con Africa, the first of its kind on the continent, will feature all elements of comic books, science fiction/fantasy related film, series and similar popular arts as well as a large range of pop culture and entertainment elements including animation, toys, gadgets and so much more.
2018 will feature Jason in the standalone Aquaman movie which will be premiering later this year, and Jason stars as a lead in the Netflix action/adventure series called Frontier, produced by Jeff Fierson and Brad Peyton (SAN ANDREAS), with Peyton also directing.
Jason’s other movie appearances include Conan the Barbarian, Bullet to the Head, Sugar Mountain and The Bad Batch. Later this year he will also be appearing in the action-thriller Braven, directed by Lin Oeding, that Jason is also producing.
2nd guest celebrity for Comic Con Africa 2018 announced.
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 details on autograph sessions please visit: https://www.comicconafrica.co.za/en.html