Comic Con India returns with its 6th edition of Bangalore Comic Con. The event will take place on December 2 & 3’ 2017 between 11 a.m. to 8 p.m at KTPO Convention Centre.
Archie and the gang from Riverdale make their arrival to Comic-Con 2017 event in Bengaluru through a special edition exclusive comic which is city specific. Fans can take a look at its cover below which features Bengaluru’s iconic Chinnaswamy stadium.
Bangalore Comic-Con promises to be bigger and better with a truly enhanced fan experience. This year’s action-packed show features the best of Comics, Merchandise, Toys, Experiential & Gaming Zones, International Guests, Meet & Greet Sessions, Gaming, and Fan Meet-ups, apart from a lot more.
If you are unable to make it to the Bangalore Comic Con India two-day entertainment-fest, Pursuenews will cover all important announcements and give you all teeny-weeny information as and when they happen. but for fans that are excited about the event, scroll through the below details.
What Is The Bangalore Comic Con 2017 Schedule and Programs?
In the two days of awesomeness, fans not only get to witness panels, trailers, and cosplay, they also get to meet their favorite Entertainment and Comic Book guests/celebs. For detailed information on the schedule and programs, visit Bangalore Comic Con 2017 website. but some of the most exciting, not to be missed programs have been listed below.
Saturday (2nd December 2017)
Holycow Entertainment’s exclusive launch: 01:00 PM- 01:15 PM
The Indie comic label will be exclusively launching their brand new issues from their best selling series, ‘Age of Immortals & Caster’
The creator of Brown paperbag, Sailesh Goplan on creating webcomics: 01:30-02:00 PM
Ever wondered how to create webcomics? well, the creator of the famous Brown paperbag will be teaching the process that goes behind and will share his tips and guide in creating art for the web.
Guest session with artist Scott Hampton: 03:00- 03:30 PM
The Illustrator of iconic properties such as Batman, Sandman, Black Widow, Hellraiser and Star Trek. Hampton will discuss his work, life and also be available to answer some questions from fans during the session.
Amar Chitra Katha: 50 & Beyond quiz: 04:30- 05:15 PM
Amar Chitra Katha’s editor Reena Puri will take attendees through their fifty years of archives and talk about India’s history, mythology, folk tales and its greatest heroes.
Sunday (3rd December 2017)
TBS Planet’s exclusive launch: 01:45- 02:00 PM
TBS Planet will be exclusively releasing their brand new titles namely, ‘Rudra, Barf & Footsteps’. The launch will be brief but fans of the publication definitely wouldn’t want to miss it.
Guest session with pro-cosplayer Tabitha Lyon: 4:30- 5:00 PM
The famous Tabitha Lyon will be at Bangalore Comic-Con. This will be her first time in India. The pro-cosplayer will be on the main stage for a special chat. Attendees aspiring to be cosplayers will have the chance to get their queries answered during her session.
Guest session with writer John Layman: 03:00-03:30 PM
Comic Book writer most known for writing Chew. but in the past, Layman has also been credited for his works with DC Comics’ Batman, Detective Comics etc. Similar to Scott Hampton, the Chew writer will be present to talk about his work and answer few queries from fans.
What More Does Bangalore Comic Con 2017 Have To Offer Its Fans?
Apart from engaging in interesting panels and programs at the event, Comic Con India store will also be launching Exclusive Game of Thrones Mystery Box Launch with signed items by George RR Martin, Archie Comics T-shirt line and Hasbro Toys line up featuring exclusives from Star Wars Episode 8 & Thor: Ragnarok at the show for fans to buy.
As mentioned earlier, Comic-Con India has collaborated with Archie Publications to come up with a special #1 edition of popular Archie titles. Each pass holder will receive the exclusive edition comic with a customized Bengaluru cover.
Where Can I Get The Tickets To The Bangalore Comic Con 2017?
You can access the tickets on Bengaluru Comic Con Website as well as at the venue.
What Will Be The Ticket Priced At?
The tickets for a single day will be priced at INR 499. The price for the Super Fan VIP ticket will be Rs 999/ and Rs. 1299. The VIP tickets, which are limited in numbers will allow entry on both days and includes many perks like Capes, exclusive Comics, bags, and quicker entry to the show apart from a lot more.
Who Will Be The Guests At Bangalore Comic Con 2017?
The special guests at the Bangalore Comic Con 2017 include some well-established personalities from the Comic book and entertainment industry. Scott Hampton, John Layman (Writer of Chew, Batman, X-men, Fantastic Four, Godzilla, Scarface), Gavin Aung Than, Abhijeet Kini (The founder of Abhijeet Kini Studios, and illustrator for TINKLE), Stand Up Comedian Naveen Richard and Co-Founder of East India Comedy Sahil Shah are just a few of them. Find the complete list on the Comic-Con Bangalore website.
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