Comic Con Mumbai 2016: Creating Comics 101 Workshop With Abhijeet Kini


Alto Mumbai Comic Con will be back in town in October! A special create your own Comic Book Workshop is being organized by Comic Con India as a precursor to the main event in October. It’s the first of many fun events planned for the fans before Alto Mumbai Comic Con to be held on 22nd – 23rd October’ 2016.

Abhijeet Kini, the founder of Abhijeet Kini Studios, is an independent comics publisher, whose comic catalogue includes the popular Angry Maushi comic series. He has been into magazine and newspaper illustrations since 1999, freelancing from back in his college days, with publications like Mid-Day, Times group, etc. He is a regular illustrator with Tinkle comics, working on famous characters like Butterfingers, Defective Detectives, and Super Weirdos. Some other publications that feature his works are Timeout Mumbai, Comic Con India and of course, HT Brunch, among others. Abhijeet is a regular participant in Comic Cons in India as well as abroad. He, along with his wife, runs Kini Merch, a line of collectibles. And when he is not drawing and sketching, you can find Abhijeet strumming away his electric guitar and jamming with his bandmates.

Here is what you can expect at the workshop:

1. Bring out your inner nerd by joining this fun workshop and learn how to create your own comic book!

2. The workshop will focus on how Abhijeet Kini as a comics creator goes about creating the comics, right from ideation to script to art.

3. The Workshop will be an interactive session covering the various aspects of comics creation, story writing, development and more.

4. Abhijeet Kini will take the fans through the insights from his own comics like Angry Maushi and his work for Tinkle.

5. There will be a short slideshow that he will be showing the attendees, after which they will all be working on a short comic of their own. All in all, it will be a fun, informal and interactive afternoon.

Here are the details:

Date: 9th October 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 12 pm Onwards
Venue: antiSocial Khar, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road,
S.V. Road, Khar West, Mumbai

An action packed Alto Mumbai Comic Con 2016 is all set to entertain the audience at Bombay Exhibition Centre on 22th & 23th October 2016.

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