Comic Con Africa, the ultimate pop culture and entertainment festival, is thrilled to announce the special guest appearance of the iconic Anthony Daniels, who is renowned for his unforgettable portrayal of the beloved protocol droid C-3PO in the Star Wars saga.
Anthony Daniels’ portrayal of the golden protocol droid, C-3PO, in the Star Wars franchise has made him a household name worldwide. We’re so excited to be welcoming him to Comic Con Africa, which will take place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, from 22 to 25 September 2023 with an impressive lineup of local and international celebrities like Anthony, comic book artists, gaming, and family fun.
The event promises an unforgettable experience for pop culture aficionados and entertainment enthusiasts alike, fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets soon as the festival is approaching the end of its first phase of ticket sales, where fans will see prices increase from 1 July.
Since his first appearance in the original Star Wars film released in 1977, Daniels has portrayed the lovable and worry-prone droid in all nine episodes of the main saga.
His distinctive voice and physical performance have endeared him to generations of fans, making C-3PO an enduring and legendary character in the Star Wars universe.
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Anthony Daniels to Comic Con Africa,” said Carla Massmann, Show Director of Comic Con Africa. “His portrayal of C-3PO has left an indelible mark on popular culture, and we cannot wait for fans to meet him in person. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come face-to-face with a true legend of the Star Wars franchise.”
During Comic Con Africa, attendees will have the chance to meet Anthony Daniels, hear his insights and stories from behind the scenes of the Star Wars movies, and obtain autographs or photos with the esteemed actor. Daniels is joined by anime YouTuber Akidearest and The Anime Man; with more guest being announced leading up to the event.
In addition to Anthony Daniels and other international celebrities, Comic Con Africa will feature a plethora of attractions, including interactive panels, exclusive merchandise, free to play gaming tournaments, cosplay competitions, and the pinnacle of South African eSports. The festival caters to a wide range of interests, from comic books and movies to video games and anime, ensuring an immersive and exciting experience for fans of all ages.
Tickets for Comic Con Africa are available for purchase on Howler – but are increasing from R190 to R200 for a day pass, and from R660 for a weekend pass to R700 from 1 July. Attendees are encouraged to secure their tickets early to guarantee access to all the extraordinary experiences awaiting them at this highly anticipated event here: https://bit.ly/CCA2023_tickets
For more information about Comic Con Africa and updates on the guest lineup, programming schedule, and ticket sales, please visithttps://comicconafrica.co.za/. Follow Comic Con Africa on social media for the latest news and announcements.