HYDERABAD: Comic enthusiasts can download a host of Indian comic book samplers for free straight on to their desktop, phone or tablet (iOs & Android Store) as part of the first ever Alto Comic Book Celebration Week in India between July 4 and10. Presented by Comic Con India & ReadWhere, this digital event features publishers such as Amar Chitra Katha, Chariot Comics, Graphic India, Abhijeet Kini, Campfire Graphic Novels, Holy Cow Entertainment, Meta Desi Comics, Saumin Patel, Shamik Dasgupta and many more.
Comic Con India started an initiative called ‘Free Comic Book Weekend’ in the year 2013, with an aim to expand the scope and access of comics across India. The event to take place this week is the extension of the same initiative, with a week long celebration of comics and other activities.
During this week, one can download free comics samplers and participate in digital activities like Fan Art Contest where fans can upload their art and the winner will get a chance to showcase his/her art at Alto Hyderabad Comic Con and Fan Meme Contest where fans can upload memes and the winner will get a brand new Tablet.
There will also be Trivia Contests, where fans can indulge themselves in daily fun contests with a new theme everyday.
Winners can bag prizes like merchandise, graphic novels, comic books etc from top publishers. You can download, purchase the comics via web (www.readwhere.com)