Come winter, and Comic Con Mumbai is here to give all you pop culture aficionados the best kind of party. This time around the year, like every year, fans are prepping to huddle up under one roof not just to discuss movies and books but to bring their favourites to life. It’s a celebration for the comic book enthusiasts who have stood by their fandoms through thick and thin. There will be guests like comic book writers and illustrators, and even some entertainers ranging from stand-up comedians to cosplayers who will be at the event.
Here’s what you can look forward at Mumbai Comic Con 2018:
When is Comic Con Mumbai 2018 happening?
22 and 23 December 2018
You’ll be able to find the passes on their website or on Bookmyshow or even at the venue on the day of the event. Like every year, there are two different passes – Super Fan Pass which includes exclusive comic and poster, super fan kit and exclusive licensed merchandise; and One Day Pass which includes one limited-edition comic and poster.
Venue: Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon. Gates are expected to open at 11 am.
Comic Con features the best of comics, movies, television, gaming, and cosplay. The event witnessed more than 1.2 Million visitors over the past 8 years nationally.
What you missed last year?
Both Marvel and DC Comics’ superheroes had come together (not literally) at Comic Con Mumbai 2017. Six zones were marked out for fan experiences – out of which, two were reserved for Marvel’s Thor and DC Comics’ Justice League. Other zones were AXN R.E.D (expect Sherlock), Gaming Truck, WWE Zone and My Little Pony.
Comic Con India (CCI) was started with an inaugural show in February of 2011 in Delhi. Held over 2 days, it featured 25 exhibitors and attracted close to 5000 visitors. Over the years since CCI expanded to 5 cities; Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune and attracted over 2,00,000 visitors cumulatively with over 1200 exhibitors at the shows.