Discover the Geek in You

With growing international status, the ICON Comic and Games Convention (ICON CGC), Home of the Super-Hero, returns to Johannesburg for its’ 26th edition of what is now the longest running comics and gaming event in the country, and on the continent.

ICON Comic and Games Convention is the destination for leading gaming and pop culture experts. The event is a celebration of gaming, story-telling, role-playing and tech positions ICON CGC is the ideal introduction to gaming. This is SA’s most important gathering of geeks, it is seen by industry insiders as being on a par with the best hobby gaming conventions in the world!

There is a geek in all of us and geeks of all ages and interests can gather, shop and play at this signature event on the Geek Calendar. Countless big budget sci-fi and fantasy television series and mass market blockbuster movies we see today are based on comics and games, previously seen as the purview of ‘geekdom’ alone. Conventions such as #ICON2018 facilitate a rapidly growing audience being able to join and learn from the geeks who created such entertainment masterpieces. Entertainment that is based on incredible story-telling.

Whether you’re into card or table-top gaming, LARPing, tech-gaming or Cosplaying, an aspiring author or even a regular console fanatic, the highly acclaimed Convention will help define the ‘how to’ of the increasingly mainstream and sophisticated gaming industry.

Amazing guests such as Meagan Marie, cosplay extraordinaire and Giantshev Photography who is a photographer and a cosplayer will be attedning. Jason Masters, Jim Zub, Sean Izaakse, Raymond E. Feist, Vittorio Leonardi and Warren Robertson will also be joining these fantastic ladies at this years show!


  • Board Games
  • War Games
  • Role Playing
  • Cosplay & Anime
  • Collectable Card Games
  • Comic Artists, Comedians & Special Guest Sessions
  • Competitions


Dates: Friday, 29 June to Sunday, 1 July 2018

Times: Friday & Saturday, 09h00 to 18h00. Sunday, 09h00 to 16h00

Venue: Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Johannesburg

Tickets : can be purchased online http://www.iconcgc.co.za/tickets/

Prices : Day Pass, R120

             Weekend Pass from R250 to R1,495

             VIP Pass from R895 to R1,995

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