Open Book Comic Fest celebrates animators, illustrators and cartoonists. The new addition to the annual Open Book Festival includes a marketplace of over 40 tables, curated by Moray Rhoda. There will also be an exhibition of works in process by CCIBA’s (Centre for Comics, Illustrative and Book Art) Andy Mason. The posters for the event have been customised by four of the featured festival artists including illustrator/Director at Studio Woo, Pete Woodbridge; Rico Schacherl, who’s well-known for the comic strip Madam & Eve; Hennie Blaauw from Blablabla Studios; and Luis Tolosana, the CEO and Founder of Falcon Comics. Open Book Comic Fest happens from 7 – 8 September at the Homecoming Centre, 15 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town. Free entry. Check out the website for more info.