Are you ready for Round 3? We are, and its going to sock you in the jaw with absolute awesomeness! Saturday the 14th of October Comexposed holds is third Digital Arts and Comic Book Convention event in Zimbabwe, hosted by Tinodiwa Makoni and Eugene Mapondera. Comexposed Convention will bringing together Nerds, Geeks, Fans, Otakus, Creators, Publishers and hobbyists to share the love for all things Comics, Animation, and Digital Arts in Zimbabwe. Comexposed 2016 was a brilliant event with a larger turnout than anticipated and in 2017 we intend to top that. This Years event will be taking place at Jam Tree, a fantastic venue in the Harare suburbs with plenty of space for all manner of events alongside a fantastic restaurant and full bar.
Comexposed Convention 2017 will boast a packed Artist Alley with Illustrators, Photographers, Film production studios and Animators exhibiting their work to an eager audience of enthusiasts and curious bystanders attracted by the larger than life superhero banners and buzz of excitement that fills the space.
Creators such as Bill Masuku – author of Razor-man, James Magwenzi – author of Sun Blast Red and Dananayi Muwanigwa – creator of Black Zeus will be exhibiting alongside brand new artists in the Artist Alley. Zimbabwean Comic Book Publishers such as CCX Comics, Enigma Comics and Afro Tokyo will be taking centre stage as the up and coming powerhouses of digital arts in Zimbabwe. Not to be left out done Animation studios such as Dream Box Animation will be showcasing their new content as will film studios like Mudbug Films revealing progress on ther Zim fantasy film. Gaming enthusiasts wont be left out of the experience with a full all day tournament going on featuring games such as the all new Tekken 7, Street Fighter 5, Mortal Kombat X and more.
ComicUP! The Comexposed industry building initiative that combines stories from Zimbabwes upcomming creators into one collaborative Anthology comic book, will have its third edition launched at Comexposed Convention 2017, Vol #1 and Vol #2 are available for free here. This book is the best and first of it’s kind in Zimbabwe and this year will see its return with continuations to all it’s stories and the legends of the new heroes it introduced.
Oh and the speakers! Comexposed 2017 will have an awesome line up of speakers both new and old talking on completed, in-progress and new projects in the Zimbabwean Digital Arts industry so it will be a great place to hear the latest on whats happening with Comics, Animation and Games and film in Zimbabwe. Speakers include Duncan Frost (Mudbug Films), Tatenda Mbudzi (Comedian / Fim Producer -Zim High), Van Aj Clause (Proverbal Media Lab), Simon Deswardt (Treasure Media), Rodney Masanga,(DreamBox Animation),Tafadzwa Takuba (FitDesigner), Karen Paida (Captalk 100.4FM).
To keep the fire going all day long we have entertainment by DJ Black Omish with Anime inspired mixes, Reverb 7, Courtney Antipas and more. Brace yourself for an awesome experience at this years Comexposed Convention and keep watching this our facebook @ Comexposed Convention and twitter @comexposed for updates and news on whats happening with Comexposed Convention 2017.