Comics

X-Men’s Jean Grey to return to comics after 13 years
12:00 pm PDT 20/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

As Marvel gears up to thrust some of its prominent superheroes back in the mix with the launch of new comic series Marvel Legacy, here’s another forgotten Marvel character getting its moment under the sun! Jean Grey, a pre-eminent mutant from the X-Men franchise, is purportedly being defibrillated for the upcoming five-part Phoenix Resurrection comic series. The ‘Red Dark Phoenix’ looked to be consigned to the pages of history books as Grey ceased to appear in any of the Marvel … Read More


Hyderabad Comic Con set for 14 October!
1:25 pm PDT 18/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India is back! The fifth edition of Maruti Suzuki Hyderabad Comic Con (HCC) will take place on 14 and 15 October 2017 between 11 am and 8 pm at Hitex Exhibition Center. The Hyderabad Comic Con 2017 will be much bigger and better with a range of new activities and action packed shows that will feature the best of comics, merchandise, toys, experiential zones, international guests, meet and greet sessions, gaming tournaments, fan meet-ups and much more. Like … Read More


Diamond Comics to turn over a new leaf with digitisation, customisation and animation
5:30 pm PDT 15/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

One of India’s oldest comic publications, Diamond Comics has a lot in store for its readers in the coming months. The comic publishing house is packed to the rafters with enticing plans that may not only keep the readers hooked, but also bring a new dimension to the comic sales. Diamond Comics managing director Gulshan Rai explains the three-pronged strategy, of digital comics, customisation and animation. Diamond goes digital Digitisation has spread its wings to almost every industry today. Even … Read More


‘The Flash’ season four promo: A hero is reborn as Barry returns!
11:00 am PDT 14/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

We’re less than a month away from seeing Barry Allen careering around Central City like a drop of fat fizzing on a hot plate, and the latest promo of the new season in Flash teases the hero’s return. Having departed for the Speedforce in return to save the city and Iris from the clutches of the speed God Savitar, the newly surfaced video clip shows a bearded Barry regaining conscious in a hospital. The promo is titled “Hero Reborn” and … Read More


TBS Planet Comics closes its funding round of undisclosed amount with ten angel investors
6:25 pm PDT 13/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

TBS Planet Comics, a comic books venture started in July 2016 by Rajeev Tamhankar from Bangalore, has just announced its first fundraising of undisclosed amount from ten angel investors led by Amit Singal, founder of Startup Buddy, Gurugram. About the funding, the startup founder and CEO Rajeev Tamhankar says, “We at TBS Planet are committed to bringing fresh and interesting kids content and this funding round will help us move closer to our goal. We recently won “Entrepreneur of the Year” … Read More


HuHuba: The One App to view all comics
6:20 pm PDT 12/09/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

One App to view them all One App to find them One App to bring them all and on your phone bind them This Lord of the Rings reference will greet you as you go to digital comics app HuHuba’s home page. The words are twisted to make them relevant for comic book readers. How apt, because this app does pretty much what the One Ring does, well, in relation to the comics though. It brings together numerous titles from various graphic … Read More


‘The Punisher’ teaser: New promo video flirts hunt for Frank Castle
5:00 pm PDT 11/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Soon, the death knell will resonate through the New York lanes as the Punisher readies to knock the living day lights out of the criminals and law offenders. Marvel’s latest in the conveyor belt of crime-fighting vigilante, The Punisher is one of the most awaited series of the year as it debuts on Netflix later this year, although the exact date of its premiere isn’t known. Now, the makers have released a new, obfuscated teaser of the upcoming series on … Read More


Stoopid Buddy Stoodios to host panels at NY Comic Con 2017
10:30 am PDT 09/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the award winning animation studio behind Robot Chicken, SuperMansion starring Bryan Cranston, and the Netflix series Buddy Thunderstruck announced today that they will be hosting two panels at this year’s New York Comic-Con. The first panel will be on 5 October for the Crackle original special SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween and the second on 6 October for the adult swim original special Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking. Crackle’s SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween panel will take place … Read More


Riverdale season two first-look: The murder mystery resumes!
8:19 pm PDT 24/08/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Archie Andrews will soon begin his quest to apprehend the murderer of his father as Riverdale season 2 poster teases a murkier plot this time around. With the theme “Keep your friends close. Your enemies closer”, the teaser cover of the next season brings together all the central characters of the series in one frame, and it doesn’t seem pleasant. With the iconic Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe in the background, the diner’s neon lights read “Die”, sending out a miasma of … Read More


Government of Karnataka to Showcase Next Gen AVGC Policy to the Industry
8:00 pm PDT 24/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Government of Karnataka announced Karnataka animation, visual effects, gaming and comics policy to propel Bengaluru as a global AVGC hub with world class infrastructure, offering exceptional financial concessions and incentives.The department of Information Technology, biotechnology, Government of Karnataka hosted an interactive session for industry captains of AVGC sector in the city today. Priyank Kharge (Minister of State, IT&BT and tourism) Gaurav Gupta (IAS and principal secretary to the Government Department of Information Technology, biotechnology, science and technology) and other senior … Read More


‘The Punisher’: First look images of the upcoming series reveal a badass costume!
6:26 pm PDT 23/08/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Netflix already has a lot of irons in the fire with The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Stranger Things all lined up for their new seasons in the coming weeks. Yet, a new poster of another upcoming series has spiced the things up by a notch. Marvel’s The Punisher is next in the conveyor belt of live-action of the superhero genre and all the anxious fans can finally heave a sigh of relief as the first look is finally here. And it … Read More


Marvel legend Stan Lee makes yet another cameo, this time in ‘The Defenders’
8:02 pm PDT 21/08/2017 By Sachin Bhat

The highly anticipated superhero squad The Defenders debuted on Netflix on 18 August 2017, and suffice to say, it has taken the Marvel fanbase by storm. Whilst the latest entrant in the Netflix roster steals the thunder from everything else, it has simultaneously created a lot of buzz around the multitude of Easter eggs that it has dropped for everyone to take notice. One such case and also a significant one, was a blink-and-you-miss-it cameo by the one and only … Read More