Mumbai Comic Con: Everything You Need To Know About This Extravagant Pop Culture Fiesta

The 8th Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con will celebrate all things pop culture on December 22 and 23, 2018 between 11:00 AM and 8:00 PM at the Bombay Exhibition Center, NESCO in Goregaon

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India’s biggest pop culture extravaganza is making its return to the tinsel town! Comic Con India is all set to make an epic comeback with the 8th Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con. The celebration of all things pop culture will be held on December 22 and 23, 2018 between 11:00 AM and 8:00 PM at the Bombay Exhibition Center, NESCO in Goregaon.

How Do You Book Your Passes?

The Single Day Pass is priced at ₹499/- and includes entry, one Limited Edition Comic and one Limited Edition Poster along with attractive discount and voucher options to avail! The Super Fan 2-DAY VIP Pass is priced at ₹1299/. Available in limited numbers, the VIP Pass will provide entry to one individual both the days, i.e. 22 and 23 December, 2018, along with one Limited Edition Comic, one Limited Edition Poster and the Super Fan Kit which includes a cape, a bag, a badge, a Thanos t-shirt and a FRIENDS notebook, along with an access through the VIP entry!

The passes for the event are sold on its official website at http://comicconmumbai.com/ along with an exclusive sale on Paytm and Insider. Additionally, passes will also be sold at the venue on both days of the event.

Comics, Graphic Novels, Collectibles And More...

Brought by the producers of the very epic New York Comic Con, the 8th edition of Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con is back, and it is bigger and better than ever! Equipped with a packed schedule of an excellent array of all things pop culture and fantastic, Mumbai Comic Con will definitely leave everyone craving for more! Attendees of this year’s Mumbai Comic Con will get to live the best of pop culture world with various activities and programmes such as interactive sessions, panel discussions and fan meet-ups with known and established Indian and international comic book artists and writers, entertainment guests and more! The Event Partners for the 8th Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con are AXN Live R.E.D, Carnival Cinema, Doritos, Hot Wheels, Radio One, Sony Pix, TVS, Graphic India, Sony Pix and Amazon Prime. 

Wait, but there is still so much more! A paradise for comic lovers, Mumbai Comic Con will let fans get access to an amazing collection of comics and graphic novels, inclusive of not just popular titles and series but also brilliant work by highly talented independent artists and writers. Furthermore, fans can also avail an entry to very intriguing exclusive experiential and gaming zones along with the coolest merchandise and toys from their favourite franchises!

For this year’s edition of Mumbai Comic Con, the key exhibitors include: Planet Superheroes, XP Pen, Red Wolf, The Souled Store, Graphicurry, Aswhole Ideas, MC Sid Razz, The Entertainment Store, Macmerise, Teestory, Toyshop Japan Hobbyone, Superhero Toystore and many more.

Additionally, the major publishers at the Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con 2018 include renowned names such as Penguin Random House India, DC Comics, Viz Media by Simon & Schuster, Scholastic among several others.

Comic Con Without Cosplays? NO WAY!

No Comic Con experience is complete without a vivid display of highly creative cosplays, as many fans happily grab the opportunity to dress up as their favourite characters from comic books, movies, TV shows and games. Each year, the Cosplay (Costume Play) Contest is one of the most eagerly anticipated events at Comic Con India. Continuing its legacy of assured cash prizes to people with the best, most well-crafted costumes. Mumbai Comic Con, under the five discerning categories – 1. Comic book/graphic novel; 2. TV/Animated Series/Movies; 3. Manga/Anime; 4. Sci-Fi/Fantasy; and 5. Gaming, will choose one winner in each for each day. Additionally, one lucky winner out of the chosen five will win an attractive cash prize of INR 50,000 each of the two days! The winners will then automatically enter the Indian Cosplay Championship 2019 to further represent India at the Crown World Championship of Cosplay in Chicago.


Special Guests at MCC 2018

The special guests at the Mumbai Comic Con 2018 include a host of celebrated artists from the Indian as well as international comic and entertainment industry. The event will feature the likes of international artists like Sana Takeda (Artist for Fantasy Series Monstress) and Yaya Han (Professional Cosplayer) and Will Conrad (Artist for Marvel & DC Comics), along with popular comic book artists from the Indian publishing sphere, such as Vivek Goel, Saumin Patel, Abhijeet Kini, Alicia Souza, Rahil Mohsin, and Aniruddho Chakraborty, among others. For a healthy comic relief, popular stand-up comedian and co-founder of the very awesome East India Comedy, Sahil Shah will perform an exclusive act live and Rock On and Sacred Games famed, Luke Kenny will have a binge worthy session at the Mumbai Comic Con.

Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, remarked,

We at Comic Con India are beyond ecstatic to announce the return of the very amazing Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con with its 8th edition this December! We assure to be grander this year, making it the best weekend of the year for the pop culture fans and geeks in the city. Like each year, we have hordes of awesome experiences, activities, and meet and greets with the best of talents from this industry lined up this time around as well. Additionally, we also have numerous intriguing and interactive panel discussions with some of the most revered names from the exciting universe of comic books, including artists, illustrators, writers, and publishers.”

In addition to all of this, the main Arena Stage will happen to be the most action-packed spot during the event with new interactive sessions and panels every half hour. Some of the sessions hosted at the Arena Stage will include, workshops and discussions with featured guests as well as exclusive comic book launches.

Last but certainly not the least, one of the biggest attractions at Mumbai Comic Con will be the exclusive fan experience zones and sessions. This year, the highly interesting and action-filled zones include the likes of Maruti Suzuki Arena, Marvel India, Amazon Prime Video, AXN, Sony Pix, Hot Wheel Zone by MATTEL and Doritos Zone! These zones offer fans a memorable opportunity to have some amazingly unique experiences by letting them participate in highly engaging activities from their favorite comics, movies, TV shows, games and more! 

Join This Pop Culture Extravaganza 

Since its very inception, Comic Con India has been featuring the best of comics, movies, television, gaming, cosplay—basically all things pop culture! With more than 1.2 million visitors over the past 8 years at its shows across the nation, Comic Con is the biggest celebration of pop culture held annually in the country. Ever since it has ventured in India, Comic Con has been successfully leading the charge for the promotion of comic book culture in the country by bringing an assorted collection of comic book titles and genres. From new-age indie comics, to the classic age of Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle, along with a healthy sprinkling of popular titles from best-selling international publishers like DC Comics and Marvel—Comic Con India has it all! Each event across the country also features renowned creators including artists and writers from the Indian as well as the international comic industry. So, come support local artists and check out the best of the best with this pop culture extravaganza! 

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