Cosplayers, creators, comic lovers came together, all under one roof, at Hitex this weekend, which also saw the arrival of national and international artists, cartoonists and entertainers. Here is a sneak peak from the after-event. Take a look
The day started with an exclusive launch of Blame it on Rahil by Rahil Mohsin, moving to TBS Planet, who made a debut with brand new series Karma. There was a special session with AMD, giving a gaming experience to battle head to head. The event also witnessed the renowned comedian Sahil Shah; the Canadian comic artist, Ty Templeton, famous for his work on titles like Superman, Batman and TV associated comics like The Simpsons, among others. The annual event took place with hundreds of exhibits showcasing merchandises. The spirit of cosplayers ruled the whole show, who got dressed up as their favourite super heroes.
The second day kickstarted with a local touch which saw the screening of The Countdown, a city-based indie sci-fi short film. It was followed by a session with XP Pen. Matthew Rosenberg joined at the Arena where he spoke about his work and writing comics. Making his stint as a comic creator and his role in Scared Games, we saw Luke Kenny speaking about his journey. The stand-up comedy line-up was joined by Rahul Subramanian, who entertained people with his wits and comical andaaz.
In light of India’s #MeToo movement, Comic Con India launched its campaign ‘Cosplay Is Not Consent’, appreciated by many. The city’s pop culture bonanza had a bunch of exciting things in store for all comic nerds. The sixth edition also witnessed a special treat in store for all the tech and gaming enthusiasts.