Lagos Comic Con 2022
LAGOS COMIC CONVENTION IS AFRICA’S LARGEST GEEK AND POP CULTURE MARKETPLACE
Launched in 2012 with just about 300 guests, the Lagos edition of the international phenomenon, Comic Con has become West Africa’s #1 destination for comic book geeks, book readers, avid music listeners, movie lovers, gaming fans, art lovers. Gathering over 4000 fans of every area of the creative industry to meet experts of the crafts they love. The Lagos Comic Convention features the core areas of the broader creative industry like comics, books, gaming, film, animation and even VR.
By its exhibitions, panel sessions, master classes, competitions, pitch sessions, awards and other activities, the event provides a viable platform for showcasing/selling the best contents from African creators, celebrating creators, grooming the future creators, educating players in the industry and, networking among creators/between creators and fans/between creative enterprises and potential investors.
It has also become the #1 platform used for people in the creative industry to connect with their audiences and sell their products.
Since its inception, the objective has been to create platforms of businesses for practitioners in the Creative Industry (comics, animation, gaming, books, film and virtual reality), celebrate successes of the industry, shape conversations in the industry, encourage broader participation and support the building of knowledge and capacity necessary to strengthen the sector and ultimately create jobs.