Comic Con Africa 2023 is bringing together a variety of international guests for this year’s exciting convention. Prominent anime YouTubers Akidearest and The Anime Man have both already been confirmed for this year as the first international guests but it looks like Star Wars fans are going to be in for a treat. Anthony Daniels, the actor behind the golden protocol droid C-3PO, is the next guest confirmed to attend Comic Con Africa.
Anthony Daniels has become a household name worldwide due to his portrayal of the lovable C-3PO from multiple Star Wars movies. The actor first played the character in 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope and became a pop culture icon in the Star Wars community. He has subsequently appeared in every sequel and prequel of the Star Wars movies including the new trilogy.
Carla Massmann, Show Director of Comic Con Africa, provided a comment on Daniels’ appearance at Comic Con Africa this year:
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Anthony Daniels to 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.”
More guest appearances are scheduled to be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the big event this September. You’ll be able to meet and greet Anthony Daniels at Comic Con Africa 2023 over three days from 22-24 September.
Phase 1 tickets for Comic Con Africa are still available until 30 June. Attendees will be able to purchase tickets in phase 1 from R190 a day or R660 for all four days of the event. Thereafter, phase 2 will begin from 1 July where ticket prices will then cost R200 for a day pass or R700 for a weekend pass. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets during phase 1 before the price increases. Read more about phase 1 tickets right here.
Comic Con Africa 2023 will take place at at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (Nasrec) from 22-25 September. Tickets are currently available to book but are limited. Secure your tickets on Howler.