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Comic Con Cape Town: Guardians of the Galaxy Star Confirmed as Special Guest

Guardians of the Galaxy and famed TV actor Sean Gunn will make his appearance at Comic Con CT.




It has been announced that Comic Con Cape Town will host renowned actor Sean Gunn, known for his roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Kraglin and as the on-set motion capture artist for Rocket Raccoon in the Guardians of the Galaxy films.

The actor will join a lineup of esteemed guests, and will be attending Comic Con Cape Town on the Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the events (27, 28, and 29 April). Lesley-Ann Brandt, beloved for her portrayal of Mazikeen on the hit television series Lucifer, will also be in attendance.

Lesley-Ann Brandt is also set to appear in the upcoming Walking Dead 6-episode spin off which was released this year. Lesley-Ann Brandt will be attending Comic Con Cape Town on the Saturday and Sunday of the event (27 and 28 April).

Additionally, Comic Con Cape Town has announced the return of the generation-transcending Veronica Taylor, who is most renowned for her iconic role as the original English voice of Pokémon‘s Ash Ketchum as well as various other animated characters, will grace Comic Con Cape Town with her presence. Veronica Taylor will be attending the event on all five days of the festival (27 April to 1 May).

“We are thrilled to welcome Veronica Taylor, Lesley-Ann Brandt, and Sean Gunn to Comic Con Cape Town,” said Marketing Manager, Calvin van den Berg. “We have also listened to the community and are excited to also be highlighting local talent too.”

This year, Comic Con Cape Town will also be spotlighting 10 cast members from the Netflix live adaption of One Piece, including South Africans Aidan Scott (Helmeppo), Langley Kirkwood (Axe-Hand Morgan), Alexander Maniatis (Captain Kuro), and more! Most of the One Piece cast will be attending Comic Con Cape Town on the Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday of the festival (27 April, 28 April, and 1 May), but will slightly differ for each cast member. Be sure to look on Howler for autographs and photo op sessions to avoid disappointment.

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Comic Con Cape Town offers fans the opportunity to engage with their favourite stars through panels, autograph signings, photo opportunities, and more in addition to the festival floor being filled with a diverse array of exhibitors, showcases, and interactive experiences spanning comics, gaming, cosplay, and beyond.

Tickets for Comic Con Cape Town are available for purchase through Howler for only R190, and with Saturday already being sold out, fans are urged to purchase in advance to avoid disappointment.

Tickets are available on Howler here.

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