Comic Con

Hyderabad Comic Con pushed back to September from June for 2015
5:00 pm PDT 27/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India has just announced that the dates for Hyderabad Comic Con 2015 are being pushed ahead from June to September. Earlier this year, Comic Con India had announced that Hyderabad Comic Con will take place on 13-14 June, 2015. But due to logistical reasons, it will now take place on 12-13 September, 2015 at Hitex Exhibition Center. Comic Con India founder Jatin Varma expounds: “Due to certain logistical issues around organising the show in June, we are officially shifting … Read More


The 7th Annual Chicago International Movies & Music Festival commences 16 April
1:00 pm PDT 14/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The 7th Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (CIMMfest), the annual four-day showcase celebrating the inseparable connection between music and movies, unspools April 16-19, 2015. This year the multi-venue festival expands beyond its home base along the Milwaukee Avenue corridor – from Wicker Park to Logan Square – to include events in North Central, Lakeview, Hyde Park, the Loop and Pilsen. Festival passes and a la carte tickets are currently available at CIMMfest.org Live scoring programs, during which bands, orchestras and soloists perform a film’s … Read More


Lionsgate partners with Comic-Con International to launch subscription video-on-demand service
1:00 pm PDT 10/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

As part of its ongoing commitment to deliver branded content to online audiences around the world, Lionsgate has partnered with Comic-Con International: San Diego  on a subscription video-on-demand service that will launch later this year, the two companies announced recently. The new service will launch with a broad portfolio of content including original short-form content created exclusively for the channel’s subscribers, films and television series from Lionsgate and other studios designed to appeal to the diverse interests of Comic-Con’s fan base as … Read More


Second annual Jekyll Comic Con promises to surpass last year’s success
10:30 am PDT 08/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

As one of the most exciting comic and fantasy themed conventions, the Jekyll Island Comic Convention was an outstanding success last year. The Jekyll Comic Con had over 1,400 attendees at its inaugural event and expect to at least double that this year. The management team is committed to make its sequel an even greater experience with more speakers, stars, comic artists and mind-boggling surprises. This one day celebration of all things nerdy will take place on Saturday, 12 December at … Read More


Wizard World Comic Con Albuquerque Added To Largest Pop Culture Convention
12:30 pm PDT 02/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Wizard World recently announced the addition of Wizard World Comic Con Albuquerque to its 2015 schedule, bringing the current number of Wizard World events scheduled this year to 27. Wizard World acquired naming rights to the event, set for 19-21 June, 2015 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, from founder and longtime owner Greg Derrick. Celebrity and comics creator guests and other details about the event will be announced in the coming weeks. “Albuquerque has a vibrant, enthusiastic fan base that … Read More


Comic Con India Awards 2014: And the nominees are…
3:00 pm PDT 22/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India was inaugurated in India in 2011, and has since attracted comics fans from all across the nation to its events in New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. Aside from its regular cosplay competitions, it also gives out awards to the most notable comics work done in India each year. Last year’s nominees have just been announced; here’s your rough guide to the nominees in the running for various categories. Best Graphic Novel Nirmala and Normala, Penguin Simian, … Read More


Comic Invasion Night… A night of comic relief for all Bangaloreans
9:00 am PDT 16/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Invasion Night organised by Comic Con India at Chilli’s Grill and Bar on 14 March, witnessed a crazy celebration of pub-quiz, cosplaying and stand-up comedy; setting the stage for and Flagging off Bangalore Comic Con 2015 which will take place in April 2015. The Comic Invasion Night gave Bangaloreans an evening full of laughter with the city’s amusing & popular stand-up comedians; Sundeep Rao and Sanjay Manaktala taking centre stage. Sundeep Rao, professional stand-up comedian, said: “I was here … Read More


Comic-Con to scale The Great Wall of China
12:00 pm PDT 12/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Event producer ReedPOP is bringing Comic Con to China this spring. The Shanghai Comic Convention will take place on 16 and 17 May at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center, ReedPOP announced on Wednesday. The inaugural Chinese Comic Con follows on the company’s growth strategy of bringing its pop culture events to international markets, including India, Singapore and Germany. “China is a massive frontier for ReedPOP, a huge market and boundless community of fans that we are eager and enthusiastic … Read More


‘Games of Thrones’ actor Daniel Portman to attend Bangalore Comic Con 2015
1:00 pm PDT 10/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The first Comic Con of 2015, to be held in Bangalore from 3-5 April will see Game of Thrones (GOT) actor Daniel Portman attend the mega event. This is the first time Comic Con India is getting an international actor as a special guest to Bangalore. Last year saw Sherlock’s actor, co-creator and executive producer Mark Gatiss attended Mumbai Film and Comic Con 2014. On attending Bangalore Comic Con 2015, Daniel Portman said, “I am very excited to be coming to Bangalore for … Read More


Around 200 participants to take part in next month’s Comic Con Bangalore
12:00 pm PDT 05/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

NEW DELHI: The next edition of Comic Con India is being held in the city of gardens Bangalore early next month. Around 200 participants from across the world are taking part in the convention from 3 to 5 April. It will be spread across 80000 square feet gross as compared to last year’s 40000 square feet.  The convention will take place at White Orchid Convention Centre. Bangalore Comic Con 2015 will be hosting a one of its kind, over 50 Hours of interactive … Read More


Comic-Con India concludes in Mumbai; gives Delhi a miss in Feb 2015
12:00 pm PDT 22/12/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Mumbai Film & Comics Convention (MFCC) organised by Comic-Con India received accolades from participants and fans from across all age groups. The three day fest took place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from December 19-21 2014. MFCC 2014 hosted interactive and experiential 50 hours of programming through panels, launches, gaming, video hangouts and more. But there is one heart breaking news for all the Comic-Con fans in New Delhi, as the event which was scheduled for February 2015 has been … Read More


Sab ke Comics to launch print edition at Comic-Con Mumbai
8:30 pm PDT 18/12/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s only comedy general entertainment channel (GEC) Sab TV has decided to showcase its popular characters by unveiling the print version of its popular Sab Ke Comics at Comic Con Mumbai. The print edition, published by Pepper Script Publishing, will be available for sale for Rs 100 each. The new issues 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 will be revealed on 19 December amidst Rani Pari – Sudeepa Singh and Dev Joshi aka Baal Veer, children’s favourite superhero who will be a … Read More