Friday, July 12, 2019

Star Trek's William Shatner boldly going to Comic Con Africa 2019.

William Shatner (88) is beaming down to Comic Con Africa 2019 and will attend the second annual gathering of South Africa's fantasy and science fiction obsessed in late-September.

On his Twitter the iconic Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise who've visited South Africa before in 2012 to film a local insurance TV commercial, announced his return, saying "South Africa, I'll be in your neck of the woods at Africa Comic Con on September 21 - 23 at the Gallagher Convention Centre!"

Other stars set to appear at Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP's Comic Con gathering include Anthony Mackie who plays The Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and voice actors Troy Baker and Nolan North.

About 45 000 people attended the first Comic Con Africa in 2018.

Tickets for Comic Con Africa 2019 cost R160 a day, or R500 for a 4-day access pass.