Zombies in cages, R2-D2, Chewbacca. Thor, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Harley Quinn, Batman, the Flash and Deadpool. Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. "Trekkies" and Game of Thrones loyalists. Last year’s inaugural Comic Con Africa was arguably the largest cosplay event in SA to date, drawing 45,000-odd fans over three days in September. It was sold out before the doors even opened.

This year’s edition is gearing up to outdo that. The organisers have added an extra day to the event — running from September 21 to 24 — and moved it to Gallagher Convention Centre to accommodate growing demand...

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