South African Comics Calendar Of Events

Maintained By: Mandy J Watson
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Stay up to date with upcoming events, launches, and conventions that South African (and occasionally Southern African) comics creators will be participating in.

Welcome to the South African Comics Events Calendar home page. Items will be added to the calendar and updated as information becomes available. Click on the "More Details" links under any listing to find out more about the event, including ticketing information (if applicable). Bookmark this page and follow our Twitter account for announcements and reminders.

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South AfricaExhibition: Black Magic, A Solo Exhibition By Loyiso Mkize, Cape Town
• When: Opens Thursday, 2 March 2017, from 18:00; closes 31 March 2017
• Where: Eclectica Contemporary, 69 Burg Street, Cape Town, South Africa
• What: The exhibition Black Magic will be showcasing the fine-art work of Loyiso Mkize, the creator of the comic Kwezi, at Eclectica Contemporary in Cape Town. The show will be Mkize's fifth solo exhibition.
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South AfricaCourse: The Art Of Comics, Cape Town
• When: Tuesdays, 7 March 2017 to 25 April 2017, 18:00 to 20:30
• Where: The Hive, Muizenberg Festival HQ, 37 Palmer Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa
• What: Andy Mason, a cartoonist and comic creator who works under the pen name N.D. Mazin and is particularly known for Blue Mamba, is presenting an eight-week course on the theory and practice of making comics. Participants can jump into single sessions or take part in the entire course for a discount.
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WorldwideCrowdfunding: Fresh Romance Volume 2
• When: Thursday, 9 March 2017, to Friday, 7 April 2017, 13:18 (SAST/CAT/GMT+2)
• What: Emet Comics is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new volume of the Fresh Romance comics anthology, which will feature Under The Oak Trees, the first part of a three-part series by Sally Jane Thompson that will be continued in future volumes.
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ZimbabweConvention: Comexposed Convention, Harare
• When: Saturday, 22 April 2017
• Where: Theatre In The Park, Harare, Zimbabwe
• What: The Zimbabwean comics community will be gathering in Harare at another Comexposed event to showcase their publications and spend a day celebrating comics.
More details are still pending but in the meantime save the date.

South AfricaConvention: FanCon Cape Town Comic Con 2017
• When: Saturday, 29 April 2017 to Monday, 1 May 2017
• Where: Ballroom, and Gallery and Auditorium Foyer, of the CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre), Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa
• What: The second annual FanCon Cape Town Comic Con will be taking place at a bigger venue in the city in 2017 and will be taking place over three days instead of two. The first two international guests to be announced are Ron Marz and Matt Hawkins.
More details are still pending but in the meantime save the date.

WorldwideFestival: Free Comic Book Day 2017
• When: Saturday, 6 May 2016
• What: During the annual Free Comic Book Day event comics fans can get free comics specially printed for the day from their local comics shop. In South Africa Readers Den Comic Shop in Cape Town will be celebrating the event with free comics and discounts at both its stores.
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  • 18 March: ToonZA Workshop
  • 18 March: Open Art Sketch Meet
  • 21 March: Comics Course 1
  • Until 23 March: Humble Beginnings
  • 23-26 March: Manga-Comic-Con
  • 24 March: Blown Away By Books
  • 25 March: ToonZA Workshop
  • Until 31 March: Black Magic
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