Comic Con India brings back the Fandom Month; digital extravaganza to feature free comics

New Delhi, June 13, 2018: Wouldn’t we all love to run faster than a speeding bullet, fly through the skies and use superhuman strength to battle bad guys to save the day? While all these experiences may not be for us mere mortals, we can surely live them vicariously through the exciting worlds of our favourite superheroes and our beloved comic books. Enabling more comic book fanatics and fantasy lovers to revel in their obsession with graphic storytelling and the universe of pen and ink, Comic Con India is launching the 2nd edition of its Fandom Month. This unique digital extravaganza will feature exciting digital contests ranging from Trivia, Fan Art, and the Superfan Hunt as well as free comics and updates from the world of popular culture to keep participants hooked and asking for more!

Comic bookshave long been an incredible window into the world of adventure and fantasy formillions of people across the world. Young and old alike have been transportedto alternate universes where the eternal battle between the forces of good andevil play out in a million different entertaining ways. No wonder then thatComic Con India has had such great success in attracting old and new fans tothis genre of entertainment. The Comic Con India Fandom Month is the extensionof the brand’s ‘Free Comic Book Weekend’, a successful initiative that wastransformed into a month-long celebration of comics with lots of activities forfans in the run-up to the Comic Con season, slated to happen later in the year.As part of Fandom Month, fans will have the opportunity to read brand newcomics from the best comic book artists in the country for free!

Further,there will be four weekly contests, with each paying homage to amazingfictional universes like Harry Potter, Stranger Things, Batman, and Game ofThrones. Contest winners can win vouchers worth INR 10,000 every week. TheSuper Fan Hunt will give comic book readers the opportunity to be crowned theultimate pop culture super fan, and the four winners – one each from Delhi,Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru – will win 10 Super Fan passes to attend theircity’s Comic Con in style with their gang. Fans with a flair for art canparticipate in the Fan Art Contest, where the public will vote on submittedartwork and the winner will grab a Wacom tablet.

For thefirst time, Comic Con India’s Fandom Month will also cater to automobile geeks,giving them a chance to become a comic book hero in a strip drawn by a renownedcomic book artist from India! Participating fans will have to share theirfavourite story of an adventure featuring iconic Maruti Suzuki cars, and thebest story will be immortalized in a special comic drawn for the participant.To take part, all fans have to do is go to andenjoy the fun.

Commentingon the event, Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, said,“Comic books are an adventure that fans are always willing to partake in. Fanslove to talk to each other about exciting stories, interesting nuances, and thefeeling that enjoying a good comic gives to a reader is impossible to achievethrough any other means. Fandom Month is our way of giving comic book fans inIndia a platform so that they can engage, interact, and remember why they lovecomic books in the first place. With a mix of free comics, digitalcontests, and giveaways, the event has something for all the fans.”

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