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ICON starts bigger and better than before

By Staff Writer 24 June 2016

Gamers and geeks rejoice, the ICON Comics and Games Convention this year looks like the biggest yet, by far. Moving to the much larger Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, ICON is set to start today, ending Sunday (24-26 June 2016). FULL STORY >

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How to speak Comics 101 - The terms you need to know

By Moray Rhoda 27 July 2015

Comics have a language of their own which has become almost universal, and just about everyone on Earth knows Kaboom! Whoosh! or Bang! Some other terms aren’t as accessible though, so here’s a handy guide on how to speak comic book. FULL STORY >

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Free Comic Book Day happening this Saturday in SA

By Staff Writer 30 April 2015

Good news for comic book fans, or even those looking to get into it - Free Comic Book Day is happening this weekend, more specifically this Saturday. FULL STORY >

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Star Wars #1 SA Artist editions for sale on Bidorbuy

By Mike Joubert 25 February 2015

A number of variant covers illustrated by some awesome local comic talent are now up for auction on Bidorbuy. FULL STORY >

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SA comics to feature at Design Indaba 2015

By Staff Writer 18 February 2015

Times are indeed looking up for the local comic book scene. A case in point is the presence of a stand and a whole range of events dedicated to the SA scene at this year’s Design Indaba, to be held in Cape Town. FULL STORY >

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Comics: The Good New Stuff

By Moray Rhoda 9 February 2015

Comic book guru, Moray Rhoda picks the best and most accessible comics launched in the past few months. FULL STORY >

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The Comic Book Guys: Moray Rhoda

By Mike Joubert 15 January 2015

As far at the local comic book scene goes, one guy has been working extremely hard at pushing it forward – our very own comic book guru Moray Rhoda. He answered a few pertinent questions. FULL STORY >

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Top 5 Comics of 2014

By Moray Rhoda 5 December 2014

Our comic book guru Moray Rhoda believes it would have been too easy to include Saga or The Walking Dead on this list or to sing the praises of Deadly Class again. Instead he picked some books that truly surprised him with their level of art and storytelling. FULL STORY >

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Open Book Comics Fest set to showcase local talent in Cape Town

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 September 2014

Taking place this weekend from 20-21 September, Open Book Comics Fest is a two-day long event where attendees can view and purchase the best in local comic books, as well as learn more about the artform in a series of workshops. FULL STORY >

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Knight of the Old Code

By Moray Rhoda 11 September 2014

This year celebrates the 75th anniversary of one of the world’s most enduring superheroes, Batman. Comic book guru Moray Rhoda believe that The Dark Knight is probably more relevant in today’s morally ambiguous world than he has ever been before. FULL STORY >

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5 coolest things at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

By Moray Rhoda 7 August 2014

Any best-of list is always subjective, and it’s never more true than when it comes to something like San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), where just about everything on show is mind-boggling. Comic book guru, Moray Rhoda, travelled to Comic-Con 2014, (and... FULL STORY >

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Geek News Highlights - The Gaining Velocity Edition

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 July 2014

This week's Geek News features the fourth edition of the Gaining Velocity comic anthology, trailer for war-drama Fury and an app that channels your inner Hodor from GoT. FULL STORY >

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Storm in a d-cup: the view of women in pop culture

By Moray Rhoda 5 June 2014

It’s undeniable that pop culture has become mainstream culture as evidenced by Hollywood’s strip-mining of comics and electronic gaming. This is not to say that prevalent misogynist views have been eradicated. Instead the past few years... FULL STORY >

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SA Comic Stars: Making It Big

By Moray Rhoda 14 February 2014

South African comics still have a long way to go before making an international breakthrough, but SA’s star is on the rise with some fantastic creators who are currently working with US-based comic companies. Comic book guru Moray Rhoda investigates. FULL STORY >

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TOP 3 Comics of 2013

By Staff Writer 3 December 2013

Fantasy buffs, the superhero set, and kids/grownup kids all have something to snack on in comic book guru, Moray Rhoda's Top 3 Comics of 2013 selection. FULL STORY >

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