FanCon Comic Con Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town, after having amazing success the first two events, will be hosting its third Comic Con. Now making this an annual event! Inviting all comic-lovers and aspiring artists as well as all other fellow nerds and cosplayers to come join the action.

This year FanCon, will go back to only a two day event, but don’t be sad, there is still so many things to see and do! All visitors can look forward to seeing the return of all their favourite activities that the first show offered as well as new international guests and much, much more.

Attendees will be able to meet guests such as Tayla Barter again, or rather as she is better known as, Kinpatsu Cosplay. She is South Africa’s most well-known cosplayer with a huge following on social media and a massive wardrobe of amazing cosplays that any true fan will love. Additional guests such as Yanick Paquette, Ridd1i (Riki Lecotey), Ken Lashley, Laura Braga, Declan Shalvey, Jason Masters, Sean Izaakse, Warren Louw and Zapiro will also be making an appearance to meet their fans.

Casual gamers and competitive gamers can join together in the board gaming zone and hone in on their skills. Cosplay lovers will enjoy participating in the masquerade and entering various competitions for exciting prizes, especially the geek quiz where competitors can win a range of awesome nerd merchandise. Browse or buy at the exhibits of rare comics, original comic art, statues & models. 

Don’t miss out on a huge nerd fest, grab your tickets quickly and get your cosplays ready!


  • Artist Alley with Local and International Comic Artists
  • Talks & Workshops
  • Comic Book Launches
  • Artist and Author Signings
  • Artists on site sales of Comics and Art Prints
  • Comic Con Exhibitors
  • Food & Drinks Vendors
  • Retailers of Comics; Manga, Action Figures, Novelties and Board Games
  • Masquerades & Competitions


Dates: Saturday 28 April to Sunday 29 April 2018

Times: Saturday 10h00 to 19h00 and Sunday 10h00 to 18h00

Venue: International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town

Tickets: can be purchased at

Prices: One Day Pass Saturday: R150

             One Day Pass Sunday: R130

             Full weekend Day Pass: R230

             Children U12 Free, with an accompanying adult

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