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News: Whisky Live Heads To Cape Town, Pretoria, And Durban
The Whisky Live Celebration, a boutique festival experience for whisky lovers, will be touring three cities during autumn/winter 2018. Here's a list of some highlights to seek out, as well as ticketing information.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 10 April 2018  |  View Comments


South African Comics News Roundup: FanCon Teasers, Johannesburg Gets Comic Con Africa, And A Crowdfunding Update
Here's a quick news update from the world of South African comics, with a special focus on news from some of the creators who will be appearing at FanCon Cape Town Comic Con later this month.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 6 April 2018  |  View Comments


Game Review: Injustice 2
Injustice 2 is a stand-out example of what fighting games should be and offers an interesting feature in the form of gear pieces that you can use to customise your fighters, as well as a single-player mode that continues to offer new challenges every day.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 29 March 2018  |  View Comments


News: With Two Weeks To Go, The Defenders Of Eden Crowdfunding Campaign Is Already Into Stretch Goals
It's been a long, long wait but the comics project Defenders Of Eden is finally on Kickstarter with a tangible offering - Issue #1 of the comics series - that's ready to be printed and shipped.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 23 March 2018  |  View Comments


Film Review: Tomb Raider
In a reboot of yet another film franchise we are presented with a new origin story for Lara Croft, one of the few female action heroes in both video games and cinema who offers the possibility of being a role model for young women. The result presents a question: is this reboot good enough to be the definitive version or will we be subjected to another reboot (after a sequel or two) in a few years?
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 16 March 2018  |  View Comments


Film Review: Black Panther
Black Panther is a modern day science-fiction superhero escapist fantasy set in a world in which we ask the question: what if there was a country in Africa that had not been colonised and instead it had secretly become the most technologically advanced nation in the world? This is the answer.
By: Bill Masuku  |  Posted: 13 March 2018  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: The Illusionists
The Illusionists, a grand spectacular featuring a cast of international magicians, illusionists, and escapologists, has opened in Cape Town at GrandWest, where it will complete a run of seven shows before moving to Johannesburg, to the Teatro at Montecasino, for a month.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 9 February 2018  |  View Comments


News: Apply For The Comics Residence 2018 In Sweden
The Swedish Comics Association has put out a call to comics creators all over the world to apply for its four week 2018 residency in Malmö. This is a perfect opportunity for African comic creators to get out of their comfort zones, meet likeminded individuals from around the world, and make better comics.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 30 January 2018  |  View Comments


South African Comics News Roundup: Brandan Reynolds, Captain South Africa, And Sector 9
Learn more about political cartoonist Brandan Reynolds, get a sneak peek of Captain South Africa, order the last issues of Stray, and find out more about some of the new South African comics coming out this year. There are also lots of fascinating news snippets and quick highlights of major events happening in the next couple of weeks.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 26 January 2018  |  View Comments