News: Join In On The MWEB Gaming Gathering Community Event In Cape Town (thumbnail)
The MWEB Gaming Gathering is a community event for gamers in Cape Town that will be taking place in late February. The event will include a hands-on showcase of three new video games during a pizza fuelled evening that will include short gaming talks by local experts. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 12 February 2019  |  View Comments




Film Review: Aquaman (thumbnail)
After being teased through brief cameos in the DC Extended Universe and appearances in ensemble scenes Aquaman finally gets a movie of his own in which we learn more about this cinematic version of the character's origins and see hints of where the universe's storyline will be heading next. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 11 February 2019  |  View Comments




Theatre Review: Andrew Klazinga's What You Don't See - A Journey of Mind Reading, Mystery, & Magic (thumbnail)
Mentalist and magician Andrew Klazinga has debuted a show that once again uses his magic and mentalism skills to play with the illusion of what is and isn't real in order to confound members of the audience and leave them questioning the authenticity of what they perceive. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 8 February 2019  |  View Comments




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News: Call For Submissions (Comics): You Died: An Anthology Of The Afterlife, To Be Published By Iron Circus Comics (thumbnail)
Iron Circus Comics is seeking proposals for submissions for its latest comics anthology, which will be themed around death positivity. Creators from anywhere in the world, working either solo or as a team, are invited to submit their ideas. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 1 February 2019  |  View Comments




News: Call For Submissions (Comics): Creators For Creators 2019 Grant (thumbnail)
The 2019 Creators For Creators grant, which is worth US$30 000, is open for submissions. Comic creators from anywhere in the world are invited to apply if they have a project that they would like to kick-start. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 24 January 2019  |  View Comments




News: Call For Entries (Film): Triggerfish Academy Is Looking For Future Animation Stars In Africa (thumbnail)
Triggerfish Academy is running a competition to find great short animated films made by young creators in Africa, with prizes that include cash, mentoring from industry professionals, and being showcased in front of an international audience during South Africa's biggest animation festival. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 23 January 2019  |  View Comments











News: Global Game Jam Is Taking Place In South Africa At Four Locations This Coming Weekend thumbnail
This year's Global Game Jam is coming up and you can participate for free, whether you're a seasoned game developer or an enthusiast who is looking for a way to experience what it's like to make a game. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 21 January 2019  |  View Comments




Mama Taxi Co-Creator Deni Brown Dies thumbnail
Deni Brown, who co-created Mama Taxi, a daily comic strip about a female taxi driver's adventures in Cape Town that was syndicated in newspapers all over the country, has died after a long battle with cancer. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 21 January 2019  |  View Comments




Game Preview: Fission Superstar X thumbnail
Fission Superstar X is an indie action, side-scrolling, shoot 'em up game set in space that has been developed and published by Turbo Pelvis 3000 in Canada. Set for a release in early 2019 for Windows via Steam and the Xbox One, this colourful and funny (funny "haha" not funny "hmm") rogue-lite shooter is anything but easy! Read on...

By: Bill Masuku  |  Posted: 28 December 2018  |  View Comments




E-Sports Highlights: FIFA 19 Tournament At Trenchtown In December thumbnail
Zombiegamer's community e-sports tournaments at Trenchtown in Cape Town are back for a short season that's running in the December 2018/January 2019 holiday period. Here are the highlights of the first tournament, a FIFA 19 event on the PlayStation 4. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 18 December 2018  |  View Comments




South African Comics News Roundup: Highlights Of New Releases At Comic Con Africa thumbnail
Learn about what launched at Comic Con Africa - and get some gift ideas in the process - in this final South African comics news roundup for 2018. Plus see some highlights of a few other geeky local-comics moments from the convention. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 11 December 2018  |  View Comments




Comics To Note: Man-Eaters By Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk, Rachelle Rosenberg, Joe Caramagna, And Lia Miternique thumbnail
Something in Portland is on a killing spree. The government will need to round up the suspects while the specialists in the Pacific Northwest's Strategic Cat Apprehension Team will have to work with local law enforcement to catch the killer. The likely suspect is an adolescent girl - but which one? Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 1 November 2018  |  View Comments




Theatre Review: Monday Night Magic Season 7, Cape Town thumbnail
A new season of Monday Night Magic has debuted in Cape Town, once again hosted by the Cape Town Magic Club. This season is being held in the Artscape theatre complex and will be running until the end of November 2018. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 18 October 2018  |  View Comments




News: Walking Dead Day Celebrates 15 Years Of The Walking Dead thumbnail
The Walking Dead (the comic) turns 15 this year - the first issue was published in October 2003 - and that means a celebration with all sorts of collectibles for fans of the series. Many comic stores around the world will also be taking part in the event, including Cosmic Comics in South Africa. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 11 October 2018  |  View Comments



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Comic Con Africa In A Day thumbnail
The inaugural Comic Con Africa was held earlier this month at the Kyalami Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Although there were some first day glitches, and there is definitely room for improvement in some areas, it brought South Africa's geeks together in a grand, and ultimately satisfying, celebration of comics, film, television, gaming, e-sports, and cosplay. Read on...

By: Fazielah Williams  |  Posted: 28 September 2018  |  View Comments




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Let Me School You Cats On How To Read Comic Books When You Live In A Small Town And You're Poor thumbnail
While the Marvel and DC film studios flood cinemas worldwide with their superhero adaptations one comics fan recalls a past in which comic books and graphic novels were both expensive and inaccessible to a whole generation of readers and were frowned upon as being relevant reading material by the literature orthodoxy. Read on...

By: Rémy Ngamije  |  Posted: 31 August 2018  |  View Comments




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News: Are You The Best Fighter In Sub-Saharan Africa? Prove It In ACGL's Injustice 2 Legendary Series Tournament thumbnail
PlayStation 4 gamers in Sub-Saharan Africa are invited to compete in a free three stage Injustice 2 online tournament being run by ACGL, with a cash prize pool that's worth more than R12 000. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 28 August 2018  |  View Comments




Mistique Volume II Offers Advice To Soothe The Psyche Of The Modern Woman Of The Universe thumbnail
What should you do if you find yourself suddenly single? Which colours suit your alignment towards order or chaos? What's your dating style? Do you have the appropriate equipment for a self-care moment? Maya LeMaitre's new humour zine, which was launched at Blank Books, has all the answers you are looking for. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 23 August 2018  |  View Comments




Exclusive: Sneak A Peek At The First Page Of Captain South Africa #2 Ahead Of Comic Con Africa thumbnail
Captain South Africa #1 ended on a cliffhanger but the comic's creator, Bill Masuku, is offering a little teaser of what's to come in the next issue. You can see it here, exclusively, on brainwavez.org. Read on...

By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 17 August 2018  |  View Comments







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