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Convention: ICON Comics & Games Convention 2019, Johannesburg

ICON, the country's first comics, gaming, and geek-culture convention, which is now in its 27th year, will be taking place in Johannesburg in April. International guest Dirk Wood, the creative director of IDW Publishing, will be judging entries in the Full Bleed comics and art competition live from the USA.

The convention's events will also include tabletop gaming competitions and a geek comedy night with special guests.

• When: Saturday, 20 April 2019, 09:00 to 18:00; Sunday, 21 April 2019, 09:00 to 18:00; Monday, 22 April 2019, 09:00 to 17:00
• Where: Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
• Tickets: Day Pass: R125; Weekend Pass: R250; Kid's Day Pass (age 6-12): R65; Kid's Weekend Pass (age 6-12): R125, through Tixsa. Children aged five and under may enter for free.
• Event Hashtag: #ICON2019

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