Lusaka Comic-Con (LsCon) is a spectacle that brings together lovers of comic books, anime, video games, movies, global pop culture and visual arts. The 3rd annual event was held on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at the American Done Lusaka Show grounds. The lively event was attended by comic book culture enthusiasts (Fanboys and Fangirls) who came clad in various costumes of their favorite characters. Cosplay ( the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie , book or video game) is becoming extremely popular in Zambia . Fanboys and Fangirls came dressed in creative costumes such Wolverine from X-men , SubZero from Mortal Kombat , She-Ra Princess of Power ,and many more .
The Lusaka Comic Con had activities such :
- Displays and sale of various styles of art work such as anime ,comic , digital paintings ,caricature ,among others.
- Zambian made arcade game machines (made by 6 Light Media) .
- Console games and PC games.
- Zambian made comic books.
- Trivia (Movies/series/video game & Japanese Anime)
- live music performances by RnB artiste Scott , rap duo Simply Deep , and others.
- Sale of comic books ,collectables ,toys, pop culture memorabilia (by Time Machine Zambia)
The LsCon is a great initiative as it helps to educates people and promotes local and urban art. we have so much untapped talent in Zambia which must be given a chance to be showcased to the world.
PICTURES FROM THE EVENT