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Comic Con India Awards to Honour the Comics Industry of India

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Last Updated: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 15:43 hrs
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Designers, illustrators and artists, bring your best work forward as entries are now being accepted for the Comic Con India 2013 Industry Awards judging the best comics, graphic novels, illustrated books and creators of 2012.

The late Mario Miranda, Indian cartoonist, has been awarded with a Posthumous Comic Con India lifetime achievement award 2013

The 3rd Annual Indian Comics Convention will be flagged-off by honoring and felicitating the best Indian Comics and Comics Creators of 2012 with 2nd Annual Comic Con India Awards. Comic Con India Awards 2013 ceremony will be be held in the Capital at India Habitat Centre(IHC) on February 7, 2013.



The 3rd Annual Indian Comics Convention is to be held at Dilli Haat from February 8 - 10, 2013. Comic Con India established in 2011 is country’s only platform which gives boost to the comics and related industries in India.

Comic Con India Awards is an initiative of Comic Con India. CCI Awards aim to recognize the work of all the professionals of India's Comics Industry. It’s an attempt to bring into focus the novelty of this art form and acknowledge the efforts of numerous writers, artists & publishers in this field.

The jury for the contest comprises Mr. Neelabh Banerjee ( Author & Artist), Mr. Vaibhav Kumaresh ( Artist Animator), and Mr. Abhishek Sharma (Writer & Filmmaker). The jury will go through the entries submitted and eventually shortlist them.

Nominations will be accepted in the following categories:

  • BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL/COMIC BOOK OF THE YEAR  - (For Comic Book Series Only One Issue Is Eligible To Enter)
  • BEST PENCILLER/ INKER/ PENCILLER-INKER TEAM
  • BEST COLORIST
  • BEST COVER (Includes illustrated published covers of publications of any genre)
  • BEST WRITER  - (Includes Adaptations)
  • BEST CONTINUING GRAPHIC SERIES (Minimum 2 issues of the series should have been published during the year)
  • BEST GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY
  • BEST CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED BOOK (Ages 13 & below)
  • BEST CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATED BOOK (Ages 13 & above)
  • BEST PUBLICATION FOR CHILDREN
  • BEST WEB ONLY/ DIGITAL ONLY COMIC
  • BEST CHILDREN’S WRITER (Ages 13 & below)
  • THE COMIC CON INDIA GRANT FOR BEST UNPUBLISHED WORK - ELIGIBLE FOR ARTISTS AND ARTIST-WRITER TEAMS. WINNER(S) RECEIVES A Rs. 75,000 GRANT  TOWARDS COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT AND A PUBLISHING DEAL WITH COMIC CON INDIA.
Entries should be sent to Comic Con India Office. The deadline for receiving the submission is JANUARY 1ST, 2013.

Any queries regarding the awards? Contact - awards@comicconindia.com

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