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Comic Con India announces an Annual Comics Convention for Hyderabad!
Posted By : Mukesh At 22-09-2014 14:05:50
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Ron Marz, an American comic book writer who is well known for his writings for Silver Surfer, Green Lantern; Nathan Edmondson, an American writer best known for Image Comic’s espionage comic series Who Is Jake Ellis? and Vivek Tiwary, a New York Times Best Selling and Eisner Award Winning Author and a Tony Award winning producer are coming to attend Hyderabad Comic Con 2014
Hyderabad Comic Con 2014 taking place Hitex Exhibition Centre from 10th October-12th October is going to be ticketed; plans to expand the scope and size of events across India.
Comic Con India (CCI) takes a big leap as they recently announced a joint venture with Reed Exhibitions. Indian fans should now expect new events and better experiences in the coming years.
International Publishers: Some of the best International Comics publishers are coming this year especially for Hyderabad Comic Con 2014
Costume Play: Kids and adults can come dressed as their favourite comic, superhero and gaming characters. Prizes to be won!
Workshops: With creators, artists and writers of popular comics and graphic novels
Book launches: Over 5 New Titles to be launched!
Over 100 Participants: Featuring major Indian and International brands.
Merchandise from across the world: Lots and lots of merchandise! Pick up some awesome Merchandise, T-shirts, Mugs, Toys, Posters, Cushions etc, the list is endless!!
Sessions: With Leading Artists, Writers & Publishers from India & Abroad
India, September’ 2014 - Comic Con India is happily expanding by creating yet another annual property called ‘Hyderabad Comic Con’. The convention to be held from October 10-12’ 2014 between 11 a.m. to 9 p.m at Hitex Exhibition Centre, will mark the beginning of an annual Comics Convention for Hyderabad. Hyderabad Comic Con will be of not 2, but 3 days of crazy fun.
The Comic Con express Hyderabad, the travelling version of Comic Con India in Sept ’13 saw a turnout of over 25,000 and sales worth over 75 Lakhs in just 2 days.
Jatin Varma, Founder,Comic Con India, said, “With the tremendous response at Comic Con Express Hyderabad last September, we felt that a permanent event was required for the city. Therefore, it gives us great pleasure in announcing ‘Hyderabad Comic Con 2014’! Hyderabad fans were simply awesome and this year we are ensuring that we bring everything down to the city, the best of Indian and International content will be on display and we look forward to a great event! ”
Comic Con India (CCI) takes a big leap as they recently announced a joint venture with Reed Exhibitions; part of the FTSE listed Reed Elsevier Group, to grow the pop culture space in India and bring world class events to Indian fans. The Comic Con India team will now work closely with the ‘ReedPOP’ division of Reed Exhibitions, the largest producer of pop culture events in the world.
With this JV in place, CCI enters the burgeoning ReedPOP portfolio of pop culture events which includes New York Comic Con, PAX, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, Oz Comic-Con, Singapore Toy, Gaming & Comics Convention and Star Wars Celebration among many others.
Over the past three years, Comic Con India has created first class pop culture experiences, acting as a stage for local and international talent to showcase creativity and interact with enthusiasts. With this joint venture, Indian fans should now expect new events and better experiences in the coming years.
Hyderabad Comic Con 2014 will be hosting interactive 40 hours of programming through panels, launches, sessions, gaming and more. Famous international personalities like Ron Marz, an American comic book writer who is well known for his writings for Silver Surfer, Green Lantern; Nathan Edmondson, an American writer best known for Image Comic’s espionage comic series Who Is Jake Ellis?; Vivek Tiwary, a New York Times Best Selling and Eisner Award Winning Author and a Tony Award winning producer; will be attending and taking special sessions here.
Hyderabad Comic Con will be a ticketed event now onwards, to further expand the scope and size of the event. For Hyderabad Comic Con 2014, Tickets will be available online via Book My Show as well as at the Venue. Only a limited number of VIP tickets will be issued. The tickets would be priced at Rs. 250 Per day - Online and Rs. 300 Per day - At the Venue and Rs. 650 for the Super Fan VIP Ticket for all 3 days. Super Fan ticket offer is available in limited numbers and can be booked online only, these will not be available at the venue.
Cosplay (Costume Contest), one of the major attractions at Comic Con India, will continue to give assured prizes to everyone in costume. Comic Con India has created 5 categories to increase one’s chances of winning gifts. Each day, one winner will be chosen from each of the five categories:
1. Comic book/graphic novel
2. Animated Series/Movie
All 3 days, One lucky winner out of the chosen 5 will get an awesome chance to win a ticket to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2015!
Fans will find a “Pop Culture Village” at the Hyderabad Comic Con. It is a zone, exclusively dedicated for hosting the trend-setting creative brands that are making the waves in the design & crafts field. Quirky merchandise, funky designs, collectible toys, pop art & technology and the very best of Indian pop culture industry, everything will be under the same roof.
For the sheer love for Comics, more than 5 new titles will get launched at the convention.
There will be International Exhibitors like Oni Press, an American independent comic book publisher based in Portland, Oregon & Toynk.com, a company carrying collectible toys, action figures, replicas/props, statues/busts and other collectible items, bringing international content from all across the globe, especially for Hyderabad.
Also, there will be some Awesome Anime & Manga Merch from Japanese Merchandiser IINE Toys, along with the best and most exclusive International merchandise at the convention from across the globe. Also, there will be exclusive Indian merchandisers including Kook N Keech by Myntra, Wacom, Collectors Heritage, Hysteria, Chumbak, Chimp, Planet Superheroes, Lazy Ninja and lots more!!
The main participants for the Hyderabad Comic Con 2014 are Amar Chitra Katha, Orange Radius, Pop Culture Publishing, Random House, Campfire Graphic Novel, Holy Cow Entertainment, HarperCollins Publishers, Raj Comics, Scholastic India, Mario Gallery, Westland Publishers, Pan MacMillan and more!!
Comic Con India is dedicated to creating unique events and giving the fans, exhibitors and partners a platform to celebrate their undying love and passion for comics & pop culture. Comic Con India is dedicated to expanding India's popular culture by creating high profile events that cater to fans of not only comics, but also, gaming, movies, television, merchandise, toys & more.
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