Comic Con Africa has announced that registrations for the Online Con is open! This exciting news comes just under a month before the show’s Online version of the Con. Comic Con Africa’s ground-breaking Online Con will be hosted on a specially developed online hub – the epicentre of the universe of all things Pop Culture on the weekend of 24 – 27 September 2020 from 10h00 – 18h00.
Registrations are free and will get fans exclusive content, such as:
- A front row seat in the home of Pop Culture over the long weekend
- A free virtual goodie bag
- Automatic entry into exclusive competitions
- The Official Comic Con Africa 2020 digital visitor badge will be sent to registered visitors before the show
- The exclusive 2020 digital show guide the day before the show – before everyone else!
Fans can complete their registrations at bit.ly/CCA_Reg
The platform will be a central hub at the Con where fans can access virtual zones, packed with engaging content and exhibition halls, exhibitor stands and shopping. Content across this special platform will include much of what fans are used to seeing at a physical Con like celeb Q&A’s, virtual cosplay, gaming tournaments, Artist Alley, table top gaming and wargaming and panel discussions with leading experts and fascinating speakers.
From live streams to live chats to interactive quizzes and shopping opportunities, this hub will offer everything you’d hope for and more – including a handy help desk with online assistance from the Comic Con Africa team. Additionally, content will be streamed on various streaming channels on the web such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitch.
The After Dark events will include a karaoke night, a drink and draw and a highly anticipated wrap party with awesome DJ sets.
Exhibitors and blow out specials are an absolutely essential part of Comic Con Africa. Fans won’t miss an opportunity to stock up on their favourite Pop Culture merchandise at exclusive Con prices. Fans will be able to live chat with exhibitors, see content from them and view their stores with special sales pages being set up for online shopping.
KidsCon will have its own space online where kiddies can enjoy their own fun content for the weekend, ensuring that Comic Con Africa keeps to its promise of being the ultimate family day out (or in!).
“The most important reason for us bringing the Comic Con Africa Online Experience is to not only keep our fans entertained with incredible Pop Culture content, but to bring them together. Despite the ban on large gatherings, we still want to give our fans the opportunity to come together for the weekend, and to connect with each other and their communities in real time. Fans always come first” says Carla Massmann, Portfolio Director.
The entertainment and comic artist line up this year is spectacular. With Tom Hopper of The Umbrella Academy, Jason David Frank of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, and Bret “The Hitman” Hart of WWE are all confirmed virtual guests. The Con is packed with comic creators, writers and illustrators making it one of the largest virtual Artist Alleys in Africa with heavyweights like Kevin Eastman, Jim Zubb, Tony Moy, Jimmy C. Mulligan, Nooligan, and Sean Izaakse to name just a handful. In the gaming sphere TV presenter, YouTuber, esports host and live event producer Adam Savage will be in attendance to wow gaming fans.
Don’t miss out on a moment – register today at bit.ly/CCA_Reg and be a part of the epic Comic Con Africa Online Con. With over 160 hours of content across four days, this is a show to diarise. See you there!