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FANCON 2017: Vortex Inc. Somto Ajuluchukwu teams up with International heavyweights to celebrate geek culture.

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Africa is on a whole new level as Comic Conventions in recent years have been a unifying event and a Mecca to all comic faithful from different continents of the world.
FANCON 2017 holds today, April 29 and will run through till May 1st in Cape Town, South Africa.
Vortex Inc. which is often labelled by local and International media as the fast growing creative content publishing company in the heart of Africa, Lagos, Nigeria will be live at panel discussions.
Few weeks after taking Comics & Smoothies to Ghana, Somto Ajuluchukwu, the Captain V of the famed Nigeria creative content company, Vortex Inc. is set to grace this year’s FANCON in Cape Town with his comics brand to rep Nigeria and to help promote Africa comic book culture.
Somto is not alone, Mike Kayode, Co-Publisher and head of Production is also with the Vortex team.
Between 2pm and 3pm South African time, the Vortex team of Somto Ajuluchukwu and Mike Kayode will be at the panel discussions to speak on the topic: Promoting African Culture through Comics and Animation.
Here is the list of all confirmed Local and International guests for the con;
Eric Powell
John Layman
Loyiso Mkize
Somto Ajuluchukwu
Mike Kayode
Matt Hawkins
Ron Marz
Lauren Beukes
Sean Izaakse
Kinpatsu Cosplay (Tayla Barter)
And Calssara.

The FANCON 2017 will be a 3-days geek gathering unlike the inaugural edition which was 2-days event. Details of events is available at the FANCON websites.
If you are at FANCON this year, try to have fun!
Grab, enjoy and digest whatever African comics that comes your way today!  Stay geekified and…boom!

He is a comic book enthusiast, colorist, an aspiring political cartoonist and a wannabe 2d animator. He trained as journalist and author of Graceland,My graceland a poetry collection. Adeniyi is an extrovert but the rare shy type!

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