FanCon : Cape Town Comic Con is an annual comic convention held in Cape Town, South Africa. The 2017 show will be held in Cape Town’s premier venue, Cape Town International Convention Centre ( CTICC ) on 29 April – 1 May 2017. The inaugural show was held at the Lookout, V & A Waterfront, over the weekend of 7-8 May 2016.
FanCon Cape Town Comic Con 2017 will be held at CTICC, offering additional floor space, and will be expanded to a 3 day convention. Attendees can look forward to a return of all their favourite activities that the first show offered, including new international guests, and much more. The 3 day convention promises a host of entertainment for all lovers of comics and geek & pop culture : an artist alley featuring local, national and international comic artists and guests, a panel programme of talks, discussions, interviews and workshops, comic book launches, artist and author signings, artists selling comics and art prints, exhibitors and vendors selling a wide range of geeky products, retailers of comics, graphic novels, manga, action figures, novelties, and board games, including special sales & discount goods. Fans can also expect a visual feast of cosplay activities, including a masquerade and competition, displays and exhibits of rare vintage comics, original comic art, statues & models, as well as a board gaming zone for casual and competitive game play and demo’s, and of course a geek quiz where visitors can score an awesome range of cool merchandise ! Welcome to geek heaven !