Comics

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


eBay Announces Sale of Original Superman Comic, Action Comics #1
2:30 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The auction of Action Comics #1 will begin on 14 August and run for ten days. Given its place in entertainment history as the genesis for the Superman superhero franchise, it is expected to capture the attention of avid comic collectors as well as casual fans. Read More


Chuck Palahniuk’s ‘Fight Club 2′ to hit stores in April 2015
3:30 pm PDT 22/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

You DO NOT talk about the ‘Fight Club’. Fortunately, Chuck Palahniuk will be breaking that cardinal rule with his highly-anticipated sequel, ‘Fight Club 2′. The author will collaborate with interior artist Cameron Stewart and cover artist David Mack to create a 10-issue comic maxiseries for Dark Horse Comics. Read More


MAX 2’s ‘Sitaare: Kal Aaj Aur Kal’ redefines stardom
4:30 pm PDT 21/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

There is a very interesting segment or featurette called ‘Sitaare: Kal Aaj Aur Kal’ on the channel; it features biographies of actors from the years gone by as well as a few contemporary stars using a lot of motion illustrations and 2D animation. Read More


Grvaity Comics’ second outing ‘Avtaar’ hits stores this rainy season
6:42 pm PDT 18/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

‘Avtaar’ is a story of a 19 years old orphan boy, who spends most of his time playing football and also coaches students in school. One day while on his way back he meets with a strange accident that changes his life forever. He suddenly gains superpowers, but one will have to grab a copy of it to know how and what kind of powers he will possess. Read More


Indian Comic industry moans Archie’s death
7:45 pm PDT 17/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Life With Archie’ #36 has already sold out on the distributor level, and a second printing with a re-coloured cover will be on offer soon. The series will conclude with next week’s issue #37, which will serve as an epilogue with Archie’s friends and family reflecting on the life of Riverdale’s favourite son. Read More


Anurag Kashyap’s superhero film ‘Doga’, will see the light of day after all!
3:30 pm PDT 17/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Madhu Mantena of Phantom Films, who has come as a messiah for Kashyap and will wholly back the project as a producer. Mantena plans to work closely with Manish and Sanjay Gupta of Raj Comics to explore various others possibilities of taking the comic book character beyond films. Read More