Africa's first ever Comic Con kicks off today

KYALAMI - Closet geeks and superhero fanatics are dusting off their capes this morning because the big day is finally here. 

Comic-Con Africa opens on Friday at the Kyalami International Convention Centre. 

A first for Africa‚ the international convention is one of the biggest pop culture events of the year. 

Comic-Con Africa is a 3-day event showcasing comic books and science fiction/fantasy-related film, television, and similar popular arts.  

The exhibition will also feature a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including animation, toys, gadgets, clothing, collectable card games, tabletop games, anime, manga, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels.

Comic-Con Africa opens on Friday at the Kyalami International Convention Centre.