Experiential, Engagement and Entertainment: What Went Down at Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Entertainment | December 13, 2016 | News
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One of the biggest pop-culture events of the country, Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016, organized by Comic Con India wrapped up its sixth edition in the capital on December 11 at NSIC Grounds Okhla.
The Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 hosted interactive and experiential programming through panels, launches, gaming, video hangouts and much more. Additionally, 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 also made their presence felt at the festival through their participation in special sessions.
DJ Elliot, The Official Walt Disney World DJ & Gaurav Gera, Actor & Stand Up Comedian, were also present at Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 to entertain the audiences. Gaurav Gera performed his Chutki & Shopkeeper Act live at the show!
One of the major highlights of Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 were fans who came dressed as their favorite comics characters. These Cosplayers grabbed tons of prizes under 5 categories throughout all 3 days of the festival.
Comic Con India also saw exclusive experiential and Gaming Zones at the event. Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 was not only the presenting sponsor for the show but engaged the festival audiences through the biggest art & gaming zone ever at a Comic Con show, with tons of freebies given out to fans.
The event also featured ESL India Premiership, where Eight teams played– CS: GO, DOTA 2 and Clash Royale in an intense Single Elimination format to emerge as victors.
One of the other main attractions of the event were the Baahubali Zone & a first of its kind WWE Zone. At the Bahubali Zone, the team from the super hit Franchise showcased a VR Experience called The Sword of Baahubali, based on the World of Baahubali depicted in the movie. And at the WWE Zone, fans could walk the grand stage on their favorite WWE Superstar’s entrance music. The zone gave fans a never-before, unmatched experience; a chance to feel, act, and enter the ring just like their favorite WWE Superstar!
Not just that, the AXN Zone also had a lot of fun engagements. Fans could witness some of their favorite characters like Sam & Dean, Sherlock, Heisenberg, Dexter, etc come alive. Also, Rogue One - A Star Wars Story, celebrating their upcoming movie.
Fans at the festival also saw an “Artist Alley” at the DCC 2016. This was a zone that exclusively featured artists from all over India and Mumbai. The alley featured artists like Rajeev Tamahakar, Sumit Kumar, Parmi Jethwani, Reshmi Chandrashekhar, Nikita Das Gupta, Rohit Soni, Rohan Bhatia and much 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 were also present at the festival.
The main participants at Alto Delhi Comic Con 2016 were 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 others.
Comic Con India wrapped up its sixth edition in the capital on December 11 at NSIC Grounds Okhla.