After the Bengaluru and Delhi Comic Cons in the previous months, India is all set to celebrate the festival of fantasy for the first time, this year. Hyderabad will host the event on the upcoming weekend at the HiTex Exhibition Centre, from 11 am onwards. The thrilling weekend promises a never before experience for anime, gaming, and pop-culture lovers as the best weekend of the year returns to the city for fun and frolic, say organisers.
What will participants get to enjoy?
Every attendee will receive an exclusive copy of Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet No.1 comic book along with a Limited Edition DC Comics Batman Poster & a commemorative Comic Con India Bag. The event is all set to showcase comics in a big way with a slew of upcoming publishing houses/Indian artists like Indusverse, Yali Dreams Creations, Sufi Comics, Prasad Bhat, Raj Comics by Sanjay Gupta, Lilorosh, Acid Toad, Garbage Bin, Corporate comics, Bullseye Press, Bakarmax, Art of SAVIO, and Abhijeet Kini and many more along with International artists Rico Renzi and Danesh Mohiuddin who will be gracing the event.
Speaking about the event, Jatin Varma, Founder, of Comic Con India, said, “Comic Con is finally back in Hyderabad after a gap of 3 years! We cannot wait to host all the fans again. This is our biggest show in the city yet, showcasing the best of Indian comics, fan experiences, cosplay, gaming, geeky shopping and so much more. I look forward to welcoming the fans back.” The event will also feature The Arena (in association with The Esports Club), a 40000 sq ft gaming arena, which will have daily tournaments, Esports, and popular streamers and gaming experiences. among many other exciting activities for all attendees.
Panels and exclusive sessions are organised with the likes of Amar Chitra Katha, Raj Comics, Crunchyroll, and leading Indian and International creators. Along with a special stand-up by Aakash Gupta followed by the popular Binge-O-clock duo Rohan Joshi, Sahil Shah will be followed by performances by MC Altaf, Proximity Crew, Geek Fruit, Hip Hop artist - Panther, and more, on the mainstage. Hyderabad attendees will also get a chance to witness captivating experiences with Maruti Suzuki Arena, Crunchyroll, Warner Bros India!, and Hyderabad’s Biggest Comic Book Store by Penguin Random House India. The event will urge pop culture geeks to go on a shopping spree with brands like Celio, Bonkers Corner, Red Wolf, Bewakoof, and tons more.