Delhi, September 13, 2018: Fans of the Caped Crusader in India have plenty of reason to rejoice coming September 15, a day that has come to be celebrated as Batman Day world over by fans of the hugely popular DC Comics character and superhero. Comic Con India will host four parallel events at various venues across four cities, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad on September 15, 2018 between 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm, with a host of exciting activities along with the chance to grab some freebies in store for fans. The event, hosted in association with DC Comics and Sony Pix, will be held at Monkey Bar, New Delhi; Monkey Bar, Bandra West, Mumbai; Over the Moon, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad; and Vapour, Indiranagar, Bangalore.
As a part of the festivities to celebrate Batman Day, Sony Pix, one of the partners for the event, will recreate memorable scenes from the Batman film series, while the event will be peppered with a healthy dose of the Batman theme music composed for movies and, or other popular media representations of the iconic superhero. Along with this Penguin Random House India, another partner for the event is offering Limited Edition Batman Comics to be given out to a few lucky attendees at the parties in all 4 cities. Fans will also have a chance to sample a variety of drinks inspired by characters from the Batman comics and DC Universe, such as Poison Ivy, Joker, Harley Quinn, Riddler, and Penguin, among others, at the event. What’s more, those attending the event will also stand to receive various freebies, including special edition Batman comics.
Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, commented, “Fans will always love to talk to each other about exciting stories and interesting nuances relating to their favorite comic book characters. And Batman Day is one of those occasions when comic book and pop culture aficionados come together across different platforms to express their love for one of the most popular and loved comic book characters of all time – Batman. This special event organized by Comic Con India is our way of giving fans of the Dark Knight in India a platform so that they can engage, and interact with other fans and share unique collective experiences.”
Comic Con India has been actively promoting and supporting the illustrated medium in India since its inception, and today boasts four unique pop culture events – the Delhi Comic Con, Mumbai Comic Con, Bangalore Comic Con, and Hyderabad Comic Con. The brand also has Comic Con Express, a traveling pop culture event, which moves from city to city to expand the reach of comic books-based events to other locations across the country.
About Comic Con India:
Comic Con India is a unique event celebrating the illustrated medium, which brings together the whole comics industry and related fields such as Merchandise, Toys, Games, Films and Animation, along with fans of this culture from all age groups. It has now grown to multiple events across the country. The mission has now evolved to create unique pop culture events and engage with fans all across the country.
The properties include Delhi Comic Con, Mumbai Comic Con, Bangalore Comic Con & Hyderabad Comic Con. Along with a traveling property - Comic Con Express, which was last held in Pune in 2016.
Comic Con India (CCI) took a big leap as they recently (In September 2014) announced a joint venture with Reed Exhibitions; part of the FTSE listed Reed Elsevier Group, to grow the pop culture space in India and bring world class events to Indian fans. The Comic Con India team will now work closely with the ‘ReedPOP’ division of Reed Exhibitions, the largest producer of pop culture events in the world.
With this JV in place, CCI enters the burgeoning ReedPOP portfolio of pop culture events which includes New York Comic Con, PAX, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, Oz Comic-Con, Singapore Toy, Gaming & Comics Convention and Star Wars Celebration among many others.