Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 begins, on till 11 December

NEW DELHI – Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 organized by Comic Con India began today and has a lot in store for comics enthusiasts and audiences inclined towards popular culture. The 3 day fest which started today at NSIC Grounds, Okhla will be on till December 11’ 2016. This is the biggest pop culture event of the year!

Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 is hosting interactive and experiential programming through panels, launches, gaming, video hangouts and much more. Famous international personalities like Tom Richmond, Caricaturist, Cartoonist and humorous illustrator, for MAD Magazine, Cartoon Network, National Geographic and many more; Joe Harris, Author, X-Files Comics and Nicolas Wild, French writer and illustrator and author of the critically acclaimed Kabul Disco are attending and taking part in special sessions at DCC 2016.

DJ Elliot, The Official Walt Disney World DJ & Gaurav Gera, Actor & Stand Up Comedian, are their at Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016on all 3 days.

Fans who come dressed as their favorite comics characters always steal the show. And this year as always, COSPLAYERS are grabbing tons of prizes under these 5 categories created to increase one’s chances of winning gifts. Each day, one winner is being chosen from each of five categories: Each day, winners get chosen from five categories - 1. Comic book/graphic novel 2. Animated Series/Movie 3. Manga/Anime 4. Sci-Fi/Fantasy and 5. Gaming. Also, on each day, One lucky winner out of the chosen 5 wins INR 50000 (Cash Prize) and a chance to enter‘Indian Championships of Cosplay’! 5 Cool Cosplayers get a voucher of Rs 2500 (each) for their Spirit of Cosplay.

Comic Con India has set up Exclusive Experiential and Gaming Zones at the event. Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 is not only the presenting sponsor for the show, but also have set up the biggest Art & Gaming zone ever at a Comic Con show, with tons of freebies given out to fans. It is the biggest draw at the show.

Alto Delhi Comic Con features ESL India Premiership, where Eight teams are playing game titles - CS:GO, DOTA 2 and Clash Royale in an intense Single Elimination format to emerge as victors. The winners of this Grand Finale will grab a share of Rs. 19,58,000 prize pool.

One of the other main attractions of the event are the Baahubali Zone & first of its kind WWE Zone. At the Bahubali Zone, the team from the super hit Franchise is showcasing a VR Experience called The Sword Of Baahubali, based on the World of Baahubali depicted in the movies. And at the WWE Zone, fans can walk the grand stage on their favorite WWE Superstar’s entrance music. The zone is giving fans a never-before, unmatched experience; a chance to feel, act, and enter the ring just like their favorite WWE Superstar!

Not just that, other exclusive Experiential Zone at Alto Delhi Comic Con includes AXN Zone. It has lots of fun engagements. Fans can witness some of their favorite characters like Sam & Dean, Sherlock, Heisenberg, Dexter etc come alive. Also, Rogue One - A Stars Wars Story, is celebrating their upcoming movie.

Fans will find an “Artist Alley” at the DCC 2016. It is a zone, exclusively featuring artists from all over India and Delhi. It gives fans an opportunity to interact with awesome artists, illustrators, designers working for comics and related fields. The alley features artists like Rajeev Tamahakar, Sumit Kumar, Parmi Jethwani, Reshmi Chandrashekhar, Nikita Das Gupta, Rohit Soni, Rohan Bhatia and many more.

Well known creators like Akshay Dhar from Meta Desi Comics, Aniruddho Chakraborty from Chariot comics, Vivek Goel from Holy Cow Entertainment, Shamik Dasgupta from Yali Dreams and Saumin Patel are there too!

For the sheer love for Comics, 3 new Comic book titles got launched on day 1 at the convention. These included, Ved & The Puppet Master & Shivaay 2 by TBS Planet, The Legend of Azad by Zaponga and Adhish Epiphany by Red Streak Publications.

For fans, DCC had many surprises on day 1. At the convention Creator Jayzl Homavazir took the audience through the latest in the Beast Legion Web Comic Series. Wacom also conducted a fun session where they showcased their interactive Pen Displays & digital drawing tablets.

At the convention, fans can buy merchandise from the best and most exclusive International merchandisers from across the globe. Also, there are exclusive Indian merchandisers including Planet Superheroes, Crazy Ant, The Souled Store, Frog,Wild child, Anime Pop Mall, Graphicurry, Macmerise, MC Sid Razz,, Wear Your Opinion, Aha Stuff,, Vivid Swans, Supervek and many more.

The main participants at Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 are Garbage Bin, Harpercollins Publishers India, Campfire Graphic Novel, Viz Media By Simon & Schuster, Graphic India, Vimanika Comics, DC, Darkhorse & Vertigo Comics By Random House India, Dorling Kindersley India, Red Streak Publications, TBS Planet, Sirji Comics, ICBM Comics, Holycow Entertainment, Yali Dream Creations and many more.

Comic Con India is dedicated to creating unique events and giving the fans, exhibitors and partners a platform to celebrate their undying love and passion for comics & pop culture. Comic Con India is dedicated to expanding India's popular culture by creating high profile events that cater to fans of not only comics, but also, gaming, movies, television, merchandise, toys & more.

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