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Sat, Dec 14 2019

PHCity Comic Con,

Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
One Sponsor Confirmed
Port Harcourt Literary Society

  • About the event

    PHCITY COMIC CON is a convention for fans of comic books , novels, graphic novels, manga, anime and
    science fiction to gather , network and enjoy , learn about and participate in the dissemination of
    information about their interests. It is an avenue where literature will be celebrated and storytelling will be
    showcased in a very visual form.
    The event is to run for a day with an intended date of December 14th, 2019 from 8am to 6pm at
    the Port Harcourt Literary Society(PHLS) Library, a venue with considerable amount of outdoor space,3 event halls
    highly suitable for the comic convention.
    The specific date is to avoid clashing into the Holiday festivities of Christmas.
    The event will range from Comic Books and Written Publications showcased, Animated and Film
    screening shops for sequential art enthusiasts and writers who want to embark and also improve on their
    skills in the field of visual storytelling.
    The presence of various gaming areas in the event will also be a chance for entertainment and fun for kids,
    youths and even the interested adults.

    VISION
    • To boost reading culture in Port Harcourt and Nigeria at large.
    • To showcase the positive impact of comic books and graphic novels on literacy.
    • To create a place where the multimedia nature of literature(Novels, Comics, Animation,Film)
    is celebrated by both young and old.
    • To increase interest in comic books, Animation and visual storytelling among the youths and
    adults of NIgeria.

    OBJECTIVES
    • Organizing workshops and tutorial sessions for youths interested in writing and visual storytelling.
    • Organizing sessions for those youths who want to make visual art a source of income.
    • Promoting local talents in the field of comics and animation
    • Promoting local talent in written literature.
    • Awarding sequential artists and writers on their achievements in the last year.
    • Avenue for networking between talents in the field of visual arts.

    Why should you sponsor?

    The convention is a chance for creative minds and those who celebrate
    these creative minds and their works to be under one umbrella and be
    themselves , learn and have a great time.
    This is going to be an opportunity to showcase comic books and graphic
    novels as a medium of literature and great storytelling. Something that
    can help develop literacy in the youths.
    There are currently 4 comic book conventions held in Nigeria, 2 in Lagos
    then Abuja and Ibadan respectively and have all been successful
    attracting over 6000 guests recently.
    This will be the first gathering of such a magnitude in the region of
    Port Harcourt and Rivers State as a whole, bringing together diverse
    forms of storytelling mediums .
    The PHCity Comic Con event prides itself as an avenue to celebrate
    the best of visual narratives and the finest creative talents involved.
    This year and subsequent editions provide a platform for the best
    homegrown comic book publishing and international publishing
    showcase available to thousands of people within and beyond the
    city of Port-Harcourt. Next to quality and creativity, exposure is our watchword.


  • 1-50 attendees expected


    50% Male Attendees


    50% Female Attendees

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