Comic Con Africa, the continent’s most epic pop culture event, is thrilled to have its official wingman, KFC Africa, as its headline sponsor again for this year’s festival over Heritage Day Weekend (22 to 25 September 2023 at Nasrec). Brimming with excitement and armed with their famous secret recipe, KFC is ready to take centre stage once again as the official Wingman of Comic Con Africa.

With the Comic Con Africa festival continuing to grow – offering more for pop culture and gaming fans than ever – the iconic fast-food brand dons its Wingman cape to join forces with Comic Con Africa, providing fans and attendees with an unforgettable experience. The partnership promises an action-packed event filled with delectable delights and finger-lickin’ good fun.

“We are incredibly excited to see the ever-growing partnership with KFC, our official Wingman for Comic Con Africa, bring more fun and excitement to the festival once again this year” said Carla Massmann, Show Director at Comic Con Africa. “Their dedication to creating memorable experiences and passion for pop culture align perfectly with our mission to deliver an extraordinary event to fans across the continent.”

As the Wingman sponsor, KFC plans to ignite the Comic Con Africa experience with exclusive giveaways, and mouthwatering surprises that will leave fans craving more. Whether it’s sinking your teeth into their legendary Original Recipe chicken or enjoying exclusive menu items, KFC is around to ensure that attendees will have the fuel they need to enjoy every moment of the event.

“Comic Con Africa is a celebration of all things extraordinary, and at KFC, we believe in making every moment extraordinary too,” said Hloni Mohopa, Marketing Director at KFC. “We’re thrilled to continue being the Wingman and bring our unique brand of finger-lickin’ goodness to all the fans out there. Get ready for a legendary Comic Con Africa experience!”

Comic Con Africa promises an unrivalled lineup of entertainment, including celebrity guests, thrilling panels, breathtaking cosplay, and a chance to be immersed in the world of comics, gaming, movies, and more. This year’s festival is welcoming Star Wars legend Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Veronica Taylor (The original voice of Ash Ketchum from Pokémon), Ross Marquand (Aaron from the Walking Dead), John Barrowman (Jack Harkness from Doctor Who) as well as other guests that will be announced leading up to the show.

Stay tuned for further announcements regarding exclusive offerings from KFC during Comic Con Africa – including a show exclusive menu that features thePretty in Pink MealCachos and the Hulk Burger, legendary exclusive sauces available for purchase and a KFC Mini-Cricket Action Zone, offering a mini-cricket challenge and VR gaming experience.

It’s time to mark your calendars and prepare for the ultimate pop culture and gaming event of the year this Heritage Day Weekend (22 to 25 September 2023). For more information and updates, visit the official Comic Con Africa website at and follow the excitement on social media.

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