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Comic Con superheroes hit the streets of Colombo

The Promotions for the “Asus Lanka Comic Con 2017” kicked off with the annual “Bus Mob”. Cosplayers and volunteers in a coach, touring Colombo city.

The traditional first stop in the tour was made at Anim8 to collect the Lanka Comic Con Banners from CEO Dinesh Rajawasan.

Thereafter the group headed over to the Sri Jinananda Childrens Home in Colombo 04.

The Cosplayers and Volunteers spent time playing with the kids and sharing a snack and new reading materials. The children were delighted, they already knew and could easily identify Geek pop-culture icons like Spiderman, Batman and Iron Man. Surprisingly – they even knew the Winter Soldier.

“We know you- you’re Captain America’s friend, who fell into the water and Captain America saved you” declared one 8 year old with decided authority. When asked about what kind of books they wanted to read, another pointed at Batman and said – “We want to read books about people like that”.

The final stop of the day was at Crescat Boulevard, where the “ROG Masters” gaming event was being held by the Lanka Comic Con 2017 title partner Asus. Visitors to Crescat were pleasantly surprised by the Cosplayers and many selfies were taken.

The day also saw the Debut of the “Tuk-Tuk Hero” the live action mascot of the Lanka Comic Con.

The Asus Lanka Comic Con 2017 will be held on the 26th & 27th of August 2017 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) from 10a.m – 6p.m.

For more information about Lanka Comic Con 2017, please visit our Facebook Event page, or our website www.lankacomiccon.lk. You can also follow us on Instragram at  lankacomiccon.

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