February 25, 2024

Comic Con Africa has officially announced that Comic Con Cape Town will be taking place next year from April 27-29 at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa.

Africa’s largest pop culture and gaming festival announced the “APEX festival” on their official Twitter account, urging all Capetonians to mark their calendars. “Capetonians are you READY? We are coming for you! Mark your calendars for 27-29 April 2023 at DHL Stadium. The APEX festival in everything Pop culture and Gaming is headed your way.”

Comic Con Cape Town will be held in collaboration with FanCon Comic Con, an annual comic book convention in Cape Town, South Africa. The collaboration will see the two host a three-day fun-filled festival that will feature a wide range of pop culture and entertainment elements from virtually every genre, including international and local comic artists, film and TV celebrities, and cosplay championships.

Speaking about their collaboration FanCon event organiser Nizar Abrahams said “FanCon has grown from strength to strength since its launch in 2016. Partnering with Comic Con Cape Town enables us to create a bigger, and an even more awesome event that will reinvigorate the pop culture community in the province.”


“Together, we aim to build a unique festival that offers something for everyone and hope to exceed all fan expectations. FanCon will be focusing especially on managing the already hugely popular artist alley at the show, and we will continue our role of bringing top-class international and local comic creators to our shores.”