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THE 7TH MARUTI SUZUKI ARENA BENGALURU COMIC CON TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 17 AND 18, 2018

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By chandu Created on 11/16/2018 - 22:13 . Updated 11/16/2018 - 22:20

MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS

Special International Guests- Ron Marz writer for the Green Lantern, Witchblade, Silver Surfer and many more; Vanesa Del Rey, creator of Redlands; Glenn Rane, artist for Blizzard Entertainment’s popular games such as Warcraft, Starcraft & Diablo; Ryan O’Sullivan writer for the Image Comics series Void Trip and Dan Watters, writer for Image comics series, Limbo as well as the comic series adaptations for Assassin’s Creed.

● Sahil Shah, Stand Up Comedian from East India Comedy is going to perform live at the show!

● Comic Con India’s, a LIVE FROM COMIC CON presented by Maruti Suzuki Arena is back - Hosted by VJ Zerxes Wadia & Tania Dutta. First of its kind, Live studio & reportage from the show floor will be capturing all the action at Bengaluru Comic Con, bringing the show live to audiences at home.

● Exclusive Experiential & Gaming Zones - Maruti Suzuki Bengaluru Comic Con will feature multiple fan experiences, from action packed main stage to the Maruti Suzuki Arena Vertical Challenge, Marvel Fan Experience, Amazon Prime Video Zone, Rockstar Games Zone, AXN Experience Zone, and Sony Pix Zone along with Many more!

● Artists & Creators - The show features creators from all over india, such as Abhijeet Kini, Alicia Souza, Ram V, Saumin Patel, Vivek Goel, Zafar Khurshid, Sumit Kumar and many more.

Bengaluru, November , 2018: In an announcement that will delight geeks and the pop culture fandom alike, Comic Con India is all set to return with its 7th edition of the Maruti Suzuki Bengaluru Comic Con. The event will take place on November 17 and 18, 2018 between 11 AM to 8 PM at KTPO Convention Centre in Whitefield.

The Single Day Pass is priced at INR 499/- and comes with an exclusive limited edition Saga Vol.1 Comic by Image Comics & an exclusive Batman Poster!

The Super Fan 2-DAY VIP Pass is priced at INR 1299/. The VIP Passes, available in limited numbers, will allow visitors entry on both days and will include many perks such as quicker entry to the show, along with special goodies, a Super Fan Kit (cape, bag, badge, Thanos t-shirt, F.R.I.E.N.D.S notebook), and lots more.

The passes are sold on the show website at www. comicconbangalore .com and exclusively on Paytm & Insider.in, passes will also be sold on-site at the venue during the show weekend.

From the producers of the iconic New York Comic Con, the 7th edition of Maruti Suzuki Arena Bengaluru Comic Con returns on a grander scale, promising some of the most inimitable fan experiences when it comes to comic books and pop culture. Attendees at this year’s event will be treated to a plethora of activities and programs such as meet & greet sessions with renowned Indian and international guests including comic book artists and writers, panel discussions, and fan meet-ups.

The Event Partners to the show are Amazon Prime Video, Paytm, TVS, Fujifilm, Rockstar Games, Doritos, AXN, Sony Pix, ACT Fibernet, GrabOn & Radio One.

What’s more, fans will also have access to a superb collection of comics and graphic novels, comprising not just popular titles or series, but also works from independent artists and writers. Besides this, fans can also look forward to merchandise and toys from their favourite franchises, in addition to immersive experiential and gaming zones. Key exhibitors at the show this year include Planet Superheroes, Red Wolf, MC Sid Razz, The Entertainment Store, Macmerise, The Souled Store, Graphicurry, Aswhole Ideas, XP Pen, Every Flavour Geeks, Nerd Arena, Funko by Wizplex, Teestory and many more.

Some of the key publishers at the Maruti Suzuki Arena Bengaluru Comic Con 2018 include Viz Media by Simon & Schuster; DC, Darkhorse, IDW, Kodansha comics by Penguin Random House India, Image Comics, Scholastic India, ICBM Comics, Holy Cow Entertainment, Space Junkies and more.

But the Comic Con experience is incomplete without cosplay, wherein fans get the opportunity to dress up as their favourite characters from comic books, films, and TV shows, and also compete to be crowned the next cosplay champion. Cosplay (Costume Contest), one of the major attractions at Comic Con India, will continue to give assured prizes to people in great costumes. Comic Con India under its 5 categories -1. Comic book/graphic novel 2. Animated Series/Movie 3. Manga/Anime 4. Sci-Fi/Fantasy and 5. Gaming will choose one winner in each category each day. Also, One lucky winner out of the chosen 5 will get an awesome chance to win INR 50000 (Cash Prize) Each Day! The winners each automatically enter the running to represent India at the Crown World Championship of Cosplay in Chicago.

The special guests at the Bengaluru Comic Con 2018 include several well-established and highly regarded artists from the Indian as well as international comic book and entertainment industry. Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade, Silver Surfer, DC vs. Marvel series) Vanesa R. Del Rey (Redlands), Ram V(Paradiso), Ryan O’Sullivan (Void Trip), Dan Watters (Limbo), Abhijeet Kini (founder of Abhijeet Kini Studios, and illustrator for TINKLE), and Saumin Patel (illustrator), are a few of them who will be present at the event. To top it off, popular stand-up comedian and co-founder of East India Comedy, Sahil Shah will bring a dose of hilarity to the event, in addition to a host of other special programs scheduled during the two-day expo.

Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, commented, “We are back with another action-packed instalment of the Bengaluru Comic Con. Even higher on the geek quotient, the event is going to feature some of the most exciting experiences and activities crafted especially for fans. This year, we have a fabulous lineup of programs including engaging discussions with some of the coolest comic book artists, illustrators, and writers, and so much more!”

In addition to this, with sessions and panels every half hour, the Arena Stage is the most action-packed spot on the show floor. Some of the sessions hosted at the Arena Stage include, workshops and discussions with featured guests as well as exclusive comic book launches.

Lastly, one of the biggest attractions at Comic Con are the fan experience zones. This year there are a slew of them from the likes of Marvel India, Amazon Prime Video, Warner Bros India, AXN, Sony Pix, Maruti Suzuki & more! These zones offer fans a chance to have some unique experiences and participate in engaging activities from their favorite comics, movies, TV shows and more!