October 18 – 20, 2019,               Emeryville, ca



AfroComicCon is an annual comic convention to promote and empower diverse artists in the arts, media, and entertainment industry.  There is a large under-representation of Blacks, Latinos, and Asians in the art and media entertainment and AfroComicCon seeks to promote and empower these diverse artists by providing a platform and venue for them to share their artwork with the community.

Mini Film Festival

 AFCC Mini Film Fest is a division of AfroComicCon and our 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, featuring contemporary, interactive works of art showcasing the work of creators and filmmakers of all colors, while focusing on women and POC. 


Our third annual event, AfroComicCon 2018, will take place on October 18-20, 2019 at the SAE Expressions College in Emeryville, CA. The inaugural event in 2017 was a huge success, drawing more than 300 community members.

Youth Community Day

AfroComicCon  provides refreshments, costumes for children, workshops, and promotional material.  Your company will be recognized as partners in the production of a creative space for artists of color to present their work to the community.


Your sponsorship allows us to provide outreach to the community, sign on experts and professionals of color in the art and media industry to present at the event, and cover event materials like name tags, banners, and brochures.


AfroComicCon 2019 Volunteer opportunities.

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Free Youth Community Day Update!

Free Youth Community Day Update!

We’re excited to announce that the AfroComicCon Free Youth Community Day is set for Sunday, October 21st, from 11 am  – 3 pm at Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe! Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe provides tutoring, creative writing...

Mountain Mike’s Pizza!

Mountain Mike’s Pizza!

Do You Love Oakland? Prove it!! When you Order your Pizza you can support a Superhero.  Let the cashier know your purchase should go under AfroComicCon’s fundraiser when you order your Pizza and 20% of your purchase will go to help AfroComicCon produce a...

Presenting Sifu Kisu, Chief Martial Arts Director and Consultant for Avatar: The Last Airbender!

AfroComicCon 2018 is proud to announce that Sifu Kisu of Last Airbender fame will be joining us this year! Master Kisu has been a dedicated practitioner of Traditional Chinese Kung Fu for over 40 years and his daily practice has led him to understand how to transmit the physical/ energetic components in such a way that is open and accessible to the Western mind.

FLASH!  Fit Like a Super Hero comes to AfroComicCon 2018

FLASH! Fit Like a Super Hero comes to AfroComicCon 2018

With FLASH, we inspire, challenge, teach, coach and play games with the participants in order to identify and combat unhealthy programming caused by the avalanche of unhealthy choices our communities are bombarded with daily.  FLASH offers fun and inspiring, yet challenging exercise programs that engage and encourage a lifetime of fitness.

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