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‘Minions Vol. 2: Evil Panic’ Graphic Novel out in stores
4:00 pm PDT 25/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Mobile covers, pen drives, T-shirts, posters… Everywhere and anywhere, these tiny notorious creatures, Minions have made their way and today their second comic is all set to once again grab the attention of its loyal fans. The second highest grossing animated movie of all time, Minions, had earlier seen a comic from Titan Comics. The second graphic novel featuring the Minions brings together an all new collection of hilarious comic stories in a complimentary companion volume to the Minions Vol. … Read More

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New Graphic novel launched by Archie Comics co-CEO on dealing with gun violence
3:00 pm PDT 25/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Many violent and terror striking incidents have occurred in the recent past, which has led to a lot of questions arising in the minds of the youth. To address these issues and help teachers on how to tackle them, Archie Comics co-CEO, Nancy Silberkleit has just launched a new comic book titled See Something, Say Something. Having seen this medium being effective, Nancy chose to use the power of comic book stories to begin a dialogue on gun violence. The eight page comic book tells … Read More

PepperScript Comics inks Chennaiyin FC
7:30 pm PDT 23/11/2015 By Prerna Kothari

Started out with a different perspective and newer approach, PepperScript has been doing a phenomenal job in bringing out comics catering to the corporate industry. Having successfully delivered two comics back to back, SAB ke comics and Remix (Cartoon Network), PepperScript has now partnered with Chennaiyin FC to give the team a fresh look. Chennaiyin FC is one of the teams in Hero Indian Super League (ISL), which is India’s unrivaled football championship and is co-promoted by IMG-Reliance, Star India and supported … Read More

New Jersey witnesses the first ever full-fledged Comic Con
5:00 pm PDT 23/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The pop culture event that has been growing across countries, Comic Con and has been witnessed in many states in the USA like New York, Ohio, Dallas, San Diego. And this weekend, we saw the first ever New Jersey Comic Expo hit the floor of the NJ Expo Center in Edison. The event witnessed a whole bunch of artists, celebrity presenters and cosplayers. The expo was organized by MAD Event Management, which has been producing the Long Beach Comic Con … Read More

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Sydney to witness DC Universe in LEGO form at Powerhouse Museum
2:00 pm PDT 20/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

There’s a treat awaiting for DC Comics and LEGO lovers this weekend at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum. The colourful bricks that recently was turned into a movie and has been a part of the memories of many children has been used to create set of sculptures depicting various DC Comics legendary heroes and villains. They have been brought to life by a former corporate lawyer, Nathan Sawaya who had earlier captivated Sydney audiences four years ago with The Art Of The Brick. Nathan had … Read More

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How ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ have left a mark in the lives of comic folks
9:00 pm PDT 19/11/2015 By Prerna Kothari

The adorable comic strip characters who have won hearts across age groups by being real and true to themselves, Calvin and Hobbes, just turned 30 on 18 November, 2015. Started way back in 1985 by Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes have paved their way in more than 2,000 newspapers –  until 1995, when Watterson pulled the plug without much explanation. Though no new content has been produced since two decades, we can still enjoy the evergreen strips in leading dailies within the … Read More

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Channing Tatum and Rihanna, top choices for Mark Millar’s next comic based movie
3:00 pm PDT 17/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Rihanna who was earlier reported to join the cast of Luc Besson’s comic based movie Valerian that’s set to release next year, might star in yet another comic adapted movie. The writer who has written some great stories for the big screen like Wanted, Kingsman and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, Mark Millar is once again set to enthrall his audiences. His most recent work, Huck series published by Image Comics which is set to release tomorrow i.e. 18 November, … Read More

‘Amazing Fantastic Incredible’ a comic insight to Stan Lee’s life journey
3:00 pm PDT 16/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The creator that gave Marvel many of its famous comic characters, Stan Lee, has finally released his autobiography, “Amazing Fantastic Incredible”. And this autobiography is not in any ordinary form, just like his superheroes, his life is also seen in a graphic novel format. The 92 year old co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor and the X-Men, introduced many complex, naturalistic characters and a thoroughly shared universe into superhero comic books. After working tirelessly in … Read More

Google enriches comic book reading experience for Android users
7:30 am PDT 13/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic book fans who enjoy catching up on some of the coolest stories on their Android devices, while on the go, have reasons to rejoice with the new features added to Google Play Books. The upgrade is comprised of two major pieces designed with comics in mind – one that impacts the quality of the reading experience itself and another aimed at helping to keep one’s digital library organised. Issues from Image, DC, Marvel, IDW, Dark Horse and more will … Read More

The red haired Archie is all set to feature on Television soon
4:00 pm PDT 06/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Everyone’s beloved Archies, the hit comic series is all pumped up to once again spread his charm on television. Not as a sitcom but as a one hour drama, Archie shall also bring Bettie, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie and other friends to TV. This live action series titled as Riverdale, will witness the first openly gay character in Archies, Kevin Keller, outside the pages of comics. The series will be produced by none other than Greg Berlanti, the mastermind who’s delivered the … Read More

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Tinkle turns 35! Know what’s in store…
6:00 pm PDT 05/11/2015 By Prerna Kothari

Tinkle Comics, which has been our partner during the ups and downs in our childhood journeys and has managed to captivate not only Indian readers but also catered to global readers, is turning 35 years this November. Having taken its first steps back in 1980 under the helm of Uncle Pai, the first issue was launched on 14 November that featured Kalia the crow. Now 35 years later, Tinkle has a plethora of toons in its kitty and has expanded with its Tinkle Magazine, … Read More

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eBook Japan introduces Manga in Indonesia via MangaMon
3:30 pm PDT 05/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The eBOOK Initiative Japan that operates ebook-selling website, “eBookJapan,” which boasts the largest line-ups of the digital comics in Japan, has launched the Japanese comics digital bookstore, “MangaMon” in collaboration with Elex Media Komputindo and m&c! on 1 November. MangaMon brings the properly-licensed Japanese comics in digital form that are translated into Bahasa-Indonesia. At the same time, MangaMon not just delivers Japanese comics but also focuses on Japanese entertainment portal site by providing cutting-edge news from Japan and by offering … Read More