Ricky Whittle and Yetide Badaki join Comic Con Africa line-up

'American Gods' actor Ricky Whittle. Picture: Instagram

'American Gods' actor Ricky Whittle. Picture: Instagram

Published Jul 13, 2018


Comic Con Africa on Wednesday announced the addition of 'American Gods' actors Yetide Badaki and Ricky Whittle to their line-up.  

Known for his role on American Gods as Shadow Man, Ricky Whittle made his modelling debut eighteen years ago. The star is best known in the UK for his role as Calvin Valentine in the British soapie 'Hollyoaks'. He also played Lincoln in the 'The 100'

What does The 100 and American Gods have in common? You guessed it, @rickywhittle !!! Ricky will be at Comic Con Africa Friday, Saturday and Sunday! #ComicConAfrica

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Joining Ricky is Nigerian-born actress Yetide Badaki who plays Bliquis on  American Gods. Yetide has also guest starred on the Showtime series  Masters of Sex  and was on the Sony Crackle series  Sequestered  with Jesse Bradford and Summer Glau. 

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The hunky Jason Mamoa, popularly known for his role as Dothraki warlord Khal Drogo, from the Emmy-winning fantasy series 'Game of Thrones', and more recently as Aquaman/Arthur Curry in the DCEU film 'Justice League', where he stars alongside Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot. 

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The Comic Convention is the first of its kind in South Africa, with the anticipation of the event to be as high as the comic conventions that are famously attended in the United States.

The three-day event is to be held from the 14th to the 16th September, at the Kyalami Convention Centre. 

Tickets are on sale at  Computicket.

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