Comics

Star Wars Zone debuts at Bangalore Comic-Con 2014
8:15 am PDT 12/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

There are few, if any, movies in history that can claim to have an iconic status similar to that of Star Wars. The six episodes and the Clone Wars animated series have inspired millions of fans around the world. With just around a year left for Star Wars: Episode VII (Releasing in December 2015) the fans are already gearing up for the release. Fans in India can feast their eyes and get an experience like never before at this year’s … Read More


Comic Con India kicks off in the ‘Garden City’
5:00 pm PDT 11/09/2014 By Niyati Handa

A couple of years back, to avoid the costly affair of travelling abroad to a comic convention, a group of relatively young people in Delhi decided to create one of their own in their home city. With that simple mission, Comic Con India was formed and has now grown to multiple events across states like Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Delhi. Their vision is to evolve and create new pop culture events and to engage with fans all across the country. … Read More


Comic Con India & Reed Exhibitions enter into a JV to grow the pop culture space in India
8:00 am PDT 06/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India (CCI) recently announced a joint venture with the world’s leading event’s organiser, Reed Exhibitions, to grow the pop culture space in India and bring world class events to Indian fans. The Comic Con India team will work closely with the ReedPOP division of Reed Exhibitions, the largest producer of pop culture events in the world. With this Joint venture in place, CCI enters the growing ReedPOP portfolio of pop culture events which includes New York Comic Con, PAX, the Chicago Comic & … Read More


Amazon.in brings exclusive unpublished works of the late comic writer Pran for his fans
11:00 am PDT 28/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Chacha Chaudhury ka dimaag computer se bhi tej chalta hai is one of the most iconic statements in Indian comics penned by one of India’s greatest comic creators, Pran, creator of the legendary Chacha Chaudhury! There would be few Indians today who have not grown-up reading Chacha Chaudhary comics with the giant Sabu, Billoo and Pinki in tow. Cartoonist Pran was one of the most recognised and popular writers in comic fiction in India, breezing in the concept of an … Read More


Banglore Comic-Con: A preview
4:00 pm PDT 27/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

AnimationXpress.com brings you a few of the books which are going to be launched at the Bangalore Comic-Con 2014. ​There can/will be more book launches, but so far these are the ones that are confirmed. Read More


Crimzon Studio’s The Wreck Age set to hit Bangalore Comic Con
5:28 pm PDT 25/08/2014 By Niyati Handa

If you need an extra-ordinary experience through the form of art, then you could definitely buy a comic published by Mumbai-based Crimzon Studio. Founder Amit Ghadge’s  main objective was to start a creative powerhouse  that would create opportunites for Indian comic artists to showcase their talent to all and sundry in India and globally. “I had thought about creating a comic based on futuristic concepts, and had shared the same with my writer friends Avinash Singh and Vijay Verma who … Read More


Talking Tales with Tinkle Comics
5:00 am PDT 21/08/2014 By Niyati Handa

It’s India’s first English-language comic book for children, and has won hearts of millions. It is a comic book that has played an integral part of the growing up years of most children in India over the last three decades. We are sure, by now everyone must have guessed which comic we are talking about, it’s the one and only – Tinkle: Where learning meets fun. It is a magazine which was published in the year 1980 by Anant Pai, … Read More


With ‘Love Me Like A Psycho Robot’ Meta’Desi Comics aims to unite West with East
6:00 pm PDT 11/08/2014 By Niyati Handa

Meta’Desi and BookMaker comics bring this utterly insane comics for readers, one that despite all its chaos and action still manages to find its heart and gives the kind of subtle story-telling that people would not expect from an all-out action comic. Read More


Cartoonist Pran, the man behind ‘Chacha Chaudhury’, is no more
10:00 am PDT 06/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

One of India’s most successful Indian cartoonists Pran Kumar Sharma passed away on Wednesday (today) at the age of 75. Pran was the man behind the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhury. His others famous characters included cartoons like Shrimatiji, Pinki, Billoo, Raman, Channie Chachi among others. Read More


Comic Con India is all set to host Bangalore Comic Con 2014 between 12-14 September
2:30 pm PDT 05/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Famous international personalities like Dan Parent, an American comic book artist and writer best known for his work for Archies Comics; David Lloyd, a British comics artist best known as the illustrator of the story V for Vendetta; Rob-Denbleykar, Co-Creater of Cyanide and Happiness; Peter Kruper, an American cartoonist and illustrator, Best known for his work in Spy vs. Spy series; will be attending and taking special sessions here. Read More


Warner Bros. and DC comics petrify the audience at Comic-Con with ‘Constantine’ trailer!
3:15 pm PDT 28/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

On Saturday night Comic-Con broke all the customs so far, by organising a special screening with Warner Bros that included the first episode of Constantine. As part of the event, Warner Bros TV premiered a new trailer of this show that may win over the fans of DC comics. Read More


Marvel announces ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel at Comic-Con
2:15 pm PDT 28/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

One of Marvel’s highly anticipated movies Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters this week, but the studio has gone onto announce a sequel to the yet to release feature, adding enormous pressure on the superhero movie, now franchise. The sequel is set for a 28 july, 2017 release worldwide. Read More