India, May 27’ 2015 – Gear up to celebrate the Third Edition of Free Comic Book Weekend in India presented by Comic Con India on June 6th & 7th’ 2015. Comics enthusiasts and fans can download a host of Indian Comic book titles for free straight on their Desktop, Phone or Tablet (iOs, Android &
Windows Store) from any part of the country.The main publishers participating in the Third Edition of Free Comic Book Weekend are Amar Chitra Katha, Campfire Graphic Novels, Pop Culture Publishing, Sufi Comics, Diamond Comics, Meta Desi and many more..Free Comic Book Weekend was initiated in India by Comic Con India in the year 2013, with an aim to expand the scope and access of comics across India. Online digital content marketplace Readwhere.com has been partnering with Comic Con India since the very beginning to promote this initiative and allow comics enthusiasts download Indian comics for free. This year also, Readwhere.com will be providing the platform to serve free digital comics to fans across India.
Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India shared, “Over 15,000 comic book fans joined the event last year. Comic Con India has plans to make this event grow bigger and better. With an ambition to triple the number, we plan to have a wider outreach and more publishers joining hands.”
Readwhere would be offering more than 1000 titles, from over 50 comic book publishers. Users will have the option of choosing any 5 for free. The rest will be available at a very nominal price as a bundle. Purchases via the Comic Book Store will receive a cashback of maximum Rs. 100 in the readwhere wallet.
Manish Dhingra, Director & Co-Founder, Readwhere.com shared, “Through Free Comic Book Weekend, 2015, we hope to reach audiences in all corners of India, to get addicted to comics and relive their childhood, or buy comics for their Kids. Digital presents the best medium to read and share comics.”
The titles featured this year will be a mix of iconic and latest. This years spectrum of comic books includes Stan Lee’s “Chakra Boy”, “Sab Ke Comics”, “Vrika- Dawn of the Wolf”, “Angry Maushi” by Abhijeet Kini. Besides this the other publishers including Pran’s Features, Campfire Graphic Novels, Pop Culture Publishing and Amar Chitra Katha, who have always been around with their classics and the contemporary.
Fans can download, purchase the comics via Web (http://www.readwhere.com) or the Readwhere Application on Android (http://rdwh.re/androidapp) and iOS (http://rdwh.re/iosapp).
So fans get set, the process for FCBW 2015 will go live on Saturday 6th June at 8 AM and will conclude on Monday 8th June at 8 AM.