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Comic Con Mumbai, 2017: Some glimpses from the event

Comic Con, as the name suggests is an event that is dedicated to comic books. It provides a platform wherein fans of these comic books meet each other and the creators. Discussions takes place and recommendations are exchange. This year Comic Con Mumbai was held at an Exhibition Centre in Goregaon that saw a huge turnout.

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Comic Con, as the name suggests is an event that is dedicated to comic books. It provides a platform wherein fans of these comic books meet each other and the creators. Discussions takes place and recommendations are exchanged. There are also some who dress up as their favourite characters. This year Comic Con Mumbai was held at an Exhibition Centre in Goregaon that saw a huge turnout. The even took place on Saturday and fans of different comic books made their way to it. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod)

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The event Comic Con India had started in February, 2011 and was held over a period of two days. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod)

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This year web comics were also included as a category in Comic Con. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod)

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Comic Con India founder Jatin Varma says their decision to include web comics was inspired by the growing market for this format. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod)

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"A lot of talent goes unnoticed merely because they cannot afford to publish their work. We want to introduce them to comic fans,” Varma said. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod

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Verma has invited Bangalore-based Sailesh Gopalan to the convention. Gopalan is known for his web comics he publishes on Facebook under the title Brown Paperbag.(Express Photo by Janak Rathod)

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The event Comic Con India had started in February, 2011. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod)

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Over the years it has grown and spread exponentially. (Express Photo by Janak Rathod)