Cosplaying, gaming, best of comics, merchandise and more -- Comic Con Bengaluru 2017 to be held on December 2 and 3 at the KTPO Convention Centre promises to celebrate all things pop culture.
Comic Con India, which draws pop culture fans from across the country, is currently in its 6th edition.
"As always we are super excited to back in Bengaluru, home to the geekiest fans in the country! We have some really good guests lined up this year along with awesome line up of panels and really unique fan experiences," Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, said.
Some of the guests include Gavin Aung Thang, cartoonist & creator of cartoon Blog Zen Pencils; John Layman, Comic Book writer most known for writing Chew, Scott Hampton, illustrator of iconic properties such as Batman, Sandman, Black Widow, Hellraiser and Star Trek and Tabitha Lyons, International Pro-Cosplayer.
Several Indian artists and creators too will be a part of the show including Abhijeet Kini, Aniruddho Chakraborty, Sailesh Gopalan, Saumin Patel, Vivek Goel, Rajeev Tamhankar and Sumit Kumar.
Stand-up comedian Sahil Shah from East India Comedy has been roped in to give a live performance.
This year, the organisers in collaboration with Archie Publications have also commissioned special #1 editions of popular Archie titles.
Amar Chitra Katha fans can attend a special session on the 50 years of the comic book series. Editor Reena Puri will talk about the archives of ACK to discover a half-a-decade long journey through history, mythology, folk tales and India‚Äôs greatest heroes.
Comic Con India is part of the Reedpop family of events, which is dedicated to producing world-class celebrations of popular culture around the world with events like New York Comic Con, Oz Comic Con, Shanghai Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration among many others.