2017 has been nothing short of a blessing for us geeks. There are new comic book movies, upcoming video games, a new Star Wars movie and so much more in the pipeline. Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 started shooting in the end of January and with that, there’s more good news coming up.
Keep your masks, capes, and your superpowers ready because, after the success of an express show in 2016, Alto Comic Con is back in Pune to host its first full edition of Comic Con!
4th – 5th March 2017
This time Comic Con is coming to the Queen of Deccan – Pune.
Location: Deccan College Convention Hall, Deccan College Road, Ranjeet Nagar, Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra 411006
Why should you be a part of this event?
1. For the love of Popular Culture
Have you ever met someone who genuinely shares your love for the same book or movie? No matter which movie, book or character you like, there is a high chance that you’ll meet someone with the same passion at this event.
2. To meet renowned guests from around the world
Get a chance to meet renowned artists from the industry like David Lloyd- illustrator and co-creator of V for Vendetta, publisher of Aces Weekly. His other work includes Hellblazer, Aliens, Marlowe, Global Frequency, War Stories, and the acclaimed crime thriller- Kickback.
You can also meet the artist of Deadpool, Plastic Man and animator of Looney tunes – Kyle Baker, who is one of the most accomplished cartoonists in the industry today, and he has been producing hugely acclaimed comics ever since he first started working in the early 1980s.
Apart from this, there will be experiences you can’t afford to miss out on.
3. Try your hand at Battlefield or challenge your friends in FIFA 17 at the Amazon Gaming Zone
4. Drift into the action and drama of Baahubali at the Baahubali VR Zone
5. Participate and win fun merchandises at the Alto K10 Zone
6. Let the superhero in you groove to live music performances
7. Break it bad at the AXN Experience Zone or drift into the world of Sherlock, Supernatural, Billions or Dexter
8. Live out all your action and sci-fi Logan fantasies at the Logan Experience Zone and learn more about the upcoming movie
9. Buy comics and geeky merchandises
From movies, television series, sci-fi posters, toys, apparels, utilities, collectables, steampunk comics, card games, live action roleplaying game accessories, books, masks, bobbleheads, dolls and music- you name it and they have it.
10. Participate in Pune’s Biggest Cosplay Contest where the winners of both the days take home INR 50,000 each!
Last year’s show saw hundreds of cosplayers compete for Pune’s biggest cosplay showdown. This time will be no different so wash your capes and keep your superpowers handy.
Check out last year’s videos of Comic Con
Watch last year’s Cosplay highlights
Comic Con Express Pune 2016
Watch Borat Fan Interaction from last year