“The World You’re Crafting Isn’t in a Vacuum”: A Zimbabwean Comics Artist on Social Justice and Storytelling

Bill Masuku is fast becoming one of the most well-known comic artists in Zimbabwe. Over the past few years, the Zimbabwean comic industry has grown significantly. In 2015, an artist collective called Comexposed launched Zimbabwe’s first-ever comic book convention. According to TechZim, it “highlighted the animation talent in the country and shed some light on… Read More “The World You’re Crafting Isn’t in a Vacuum”: A Zimbabwean Comics Artist on Social Justice and Storytelling

IN-Conversation With Artist Saumin Suresh Patel (Kaamotsav) | Alto Pune Comic Con

As part of the lead-up to Alto Pune Comic Con on 4th and 5th March 2017, Alto Pune Comic Con presented a ‘Creating Comics Workshop’ on Saturday, 18th February in association with Independence Brewing Co. The workshop was conducted by Saumin Suresh Patel. Saumin is an artist whose comic projects include G-Man (created for Parle… Read More IN-Conversation With Artist Saumin Suresh Patel (Kaamotsav) | Alto Pune Comic Con

Comic-Con brings anime characters and superheroes to conservative Saudi Arabia

Nobody gave Ahmed al-Dainiy a second glance Thursday as he walked among the youthful crowd on the opening day of Saudi Arabia’s first Comic-Con event, wearing a horse head mask. Dainiy, 18, was among thousands of people who filled a recreation centre in the Red Sea city of Jeddah for the international pop culture event… Read More Comic-Con brings anime characters and superheroes to conservative Saudi Arabia

Cosplay culture in India: Fast-evolving field represents younger generation’s drive

Back in 2013, the Comic Con in India was very different. There were no foreign celebrity guests, the entry wasn’t priced, and the cosplay was relatively simple and conventional, with popular characters like Darth Vader and Iron Man taking the prizes home. Cut to 2016. There are famous celebrities from various field of pop culture… Read More Cosplay culture in India: Fast-evolving field represents younger generation’s drive

Comic Con India Announces Launch of Premier ‘Alto Indian Championship of Cosplay’

Comic Con India proudly announced the launch of the country’s premier cosplay championship ‘Alto Indian Championship of Cosplay’. It is a premier cosplay competition, aimed to bring together the best in the community to compete against each other for the chance to represent India on an International level. … Read More Comic Con India Announces Launch of Premier ‘Alto Indian Championship of Cosplay’

Comic Con India announces Cosplay Championship

Cosplay is a practice where comic fans dress up as their favourite characters from the world of pop culture. To provide pop-culture buffs an international platform to showcase their fandom, Comic Con India today announced a nation-wide costume play contest, the winner of which will represent India at Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo to be… Read More Comic Con India announces Cosplay Championship