Comic Con

Comic Con Has Evolved To Create Unique Pop Culture Events And Engage With Fans All Across The World. It has Created World Class Events Which Expands The Much Restricted Pop Culture Globally, Help Grow The Industries Involved And Deliver Much Needed Fun Experiences To Dedicated Fans Across The Globe.

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Bengaluru cosplayer to travel global after winning the Indian Championship of Cosplay
1:00 pm PDT 27/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India announced the winner of its initiative ‘Indian Championships of Cosplay’ (ICC). Nabil Khan from Bengaluru is the lucky cosplayer who won the championship for his cosplay as Dr. Otto Octavius. This was initiated to encourage local cosplayers to go professional and provide them with an International platform as well. Nabil as the winner will now head to the Annual Championship of Cosplay at Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo to represent the country which will be held from … Read More


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The battle is intense as cosplayers gear up for the ‘Indian Championships of Cosplay’
4:00 pm PDT 14/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the increase in number of platforms that’s been given to cosplayers in India, there’s been a surge in the number of cosplayers coming up and dressing up as their favourite fictional characters. With events like Comic Con India, Video Game Fest, Cool Japan Festival and many more the Indian cosplay scenarios is taking an upward turn and is growing at an exponential rate. Comic Con India has been a major contributor as cosplayers get a chance to not just … Read More


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Taipei comic fair to feature 50 Japanese and local artists
12:00 pm PDT 04/08/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The 2015 Comic Exhibition in Taipei will feature personal appearances by 50 graphic artists, authors, voice actors and animation producers from Taiwan and Japan when it opens on 6 August. The artists will hold 34 book signings and other events at the fair, Roger Kao, secretary-general of the event’s main organizer, the Taipei-based Chinese Animation and Comic Publishers Association, revealed on Monday. Among the attendees are Japanese authors Chise Ogawa, known for her work Heaven of School Caste, and Ryo … Read More


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Star Wars indeed awakens the force at San Diego Comic-Con
4:00 pm PDT 11/07/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Way back in the 1970s, nobody thought that a galactic world far, far away would hold such a close place in our hearts, but George Lucas’ brainchild, Star Wars has only left us asking for more from the space-adventure with each installment. J.J Abrams directing the seventh installment, Star Wars – The Force Awakens is already making the headlines with the original star cast Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill reprising their iconic roles of Han Solo and Luke Skywalker respectively. … Read More


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