SHARJAH, COMICS, an imprint of Kalimat Group, has announced its participation in the Middle East Film and Comic Con, MEFCC, 2018, featuring the exclusive release of Antara, its first Arabic original graphic novel.

The seventh edition of MEFCC is scheduled from 5th to 7th April, 2018, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

During the cultural festival, COMICS will also promote their eight other titles, which were earlier released at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2017 and the Paris Book Fair 2018. These titles include Arabic translations of Baddawi, Heart and Brain, Anya's Ghost, Username: Evie, Shadow Hero, Friends with Boys, Pyongyang and The Little Prince.

COMICS, which was launched last year by Kalimat Group, specialises in publishing various kinds of comics in Arabic. It aims to introduce Arabic readers to the world of comics and offer a wide range of options for comic book lovers. It also translates famous foreign language comics into Arabic to make them available for the regional language readers.

Kalimat Group's participation through its imprint COMICS in MEFCC, which is one of the largest popular culture festivals in the Middle East, reflects its commitment to share and spread the Arab culture through publishing and distributing Arabic literature in various forms ranging from fiction and non-fiction books to comics.

MEFCC is a three-day festival of regional and international entertainment culture in Dubai including some of the world's biggest celebrities and brands in film, TV, science-fiction, anime, manga, comics, collectibles and more.

Source: Emirates News Agency