Tinkle experiments with augmented reality enhanced magazine for kids
1:00 pm PDT 23/05/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

In early 2004, when the 500th issue of the popular children’s comic Tinkle was released, its creator Anant Pai – fondly called Uncle Pai – gazed back over the magazine’s journey and stressed the need for keeping up with new developments. After over a decade post the special edition (and four years after the demise of Uncle Pai), Tinkle is staying true to the vision of its founding member, and moving ahead with the times. From its May 2015 issue … Read More

Marvel spills the beans on Netflix’s Daredevil costume concept art
1:00 pm PDT 20/05/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel has been very specific when it comes to superhero costumes be it for the enormous cinematic universe or the small screen rulings. The recently released Marvel’s Daredevil too had a Marvel artwork touch by Ryan Meinerding, a designer and costume artist at Marvel. After almost a month of the critically acclaimed season coming to an end, Marvel released concept art for Matt Murdock’s costume from Netflix’s Daredevil television series. Designed Ryan Meinerding, the iconic red outfit was conceptualised by a team … Read More

CBS dons the red cape and skirt this fall with DC Comics’ ‘Supergirl’
10:00 am PDT 15/05/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s not a bird…It’s not a plane…It’s not even a man…It’s Super Girl! The TV series which was supposed to be broadcasted by CW but was considered too expensive for its tastes has finally been taken up by CBS Entertainment. Starring Melissa Benoist as the Krptonian cousin of Superman, Kara Zor – El, the show is another drop in the small television space from DC Comics. Post the success of other DC characters including CW’s Arrow, The Flash and Fox’s … Read More

Meet the Supervillains of the Task Force X in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad
5:00 pm PDT 12/05/2015 By Shivang Arora

Unfolding a new page in the comic live-action universe, DC Comics along with Warner Bros. is going whole hog in cashing in on its characters on the big screen. Following the eagerly anticipated Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice that storms the theatres on 25 March 2016, fans wouldn’t be left longing for more DC protagonists as Suicide Squad makes its debut on 5 August 2016. Helming the Anti-hero squad, David Ayer’s latest spark unveiling the entire Suicide Squad … Read More

Captain America – The Civil War to bring in more Avengers than Age of Ultron
2:00 pm PDT 09/05/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel has officially announced kick-starting the production of its 13th superhero flick in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Captain America – The Civil War.  While the building of the production sets have commenced in Atlanta, Georgia, more and more news about Captain’s next sequel is making its way on the web. Unveiling the plot for the upcoming sequel, Civil War will follow the events of Age of Ultron when the collective governments of the world pass the Superhero Registration Act … Read More

DC Comics gives Batman and Superman new faces
11:00 am PDT 05/05/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Fresh out of its Divergence Free Comic Book Day Preview, DC Comics has confirmed massive changes for its two greatest heroic icons: Batman and Superman. In the issue’s Batman story, a glimpse of what’s to come in Batman #41, storytellers Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo revealed that Commissioner Gordon will replace Bruce Wayne as Gotham City’s Batman. The development springs out of the events of Batman: Endgame, where Batman and Joker perished beneath a mountain of rubble. While a resurrection … Read More

An in-depth look at Jared Leto’s Joker from ‘Suicide Squad’
2:30 pm PDT 28/04/2015 By Shivang Arora

Amidst all the fever, Marvel’s Avengers – Age of Ultron is raging around with, DC Comics’ and Warner Bros. managed to steal some of that light by revealing the first official look of Jared Leto’s incarnation of the iconic Joker in the upcoming anti-hero flick, Suicide Squad. From the looks of it, the Oscar Winner, Jared Leto unleashes sheer insanity, something that has been the Joker’s trump card in the DC universe. Ever since Marvel’s Avengers (2012) smashed the box … Read More

Dragon Ball Z’s Akira Toriyama and Video Girl Ai’s Masakazu Katsura join forces for a new Manga!
9:30 am PDT 28/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently on an episode of Mando Kobayashi, Kazuhiko Torishima, a former editor to Akira Toriyama (Dr. Slump , Dragon Ball ) revealed that, Toriyama and Masakazu Katsura ( Video Girl Ai , Zetman ) will return to work together on a new manga series . The art work will be done by Katsura, while Toriyama will provide the story. The series will run in Young Jump magazine in Japan. Toriyama previously collaborated with his close personal friend Katsura in 2008 for a one-shot titled Sachie-chan Good!!, and the … Read More

Hyderabad Comic Con pushed back to September from June for 2015
5:00 pm PDT 27/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India has just announced that the dates for Hyderabad Comic Con 2015 are being pushed ahead from June to September. Earlier this year, Comic Con India had announced that Hyderabad Comic Con will take place on 13-14 June, 2015. But due to logistical reasons, it will now take place on 12-13 September, 2015 at Hitex Exhibition Center. Comic Con India founder Jatin Varma expounds: “Due to certain logistical issues around organising the show in June, we are officially shifting … Read More

Frank Miller and DC Entertainment unveil Batman: Dark Knight 3 graphic novel
12:00 pm PDT 25/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Frank Miller and DC Entertainment have officially unveiled The Dark Knight III: The Master Race, the third and final installment of Miller’s seminal Dark Knight trilogy of Batman graphic novels. Miller helped revolutionise comics in 1986 with The Dark Knight Returns, a tale of a much older Batman coming out of retirement, which now serves as the inspiration for much of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and helped redefine the character of Batman for time to come. The sequel, The Dark Knight Strikes Again, followed 15 years after. “Batman remains my favourite … Read More

Iceman ‘comes out of the closet’ in new X-Men comic
11:00 am PDT 23/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

One of the founding members of the X-Men team has a secret revealed and it is none other than Iceman aka Bobby Drake. The new issue of All-New X-Men No. 40 finally reveals Bobby as a gay character and sees him coming to terms with reality. “There are thousands if not millions of stories of people who, for many different reasons, felt the need to hide their sexuality. The X-Men, with the conceit of time travel, give us a fascinating … Read More

Valiant Comics goes to the movies; signs 5 feature deal with Sony Pictures
2:00 pm PDT 22/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Who said its only Marvel and DC who are pushing the envelope in bringing their popular characters to the big screen; according to latest developments comics publisher Valiant Entertainment is set to take its characters to the big screen thanks to a deal it struck with Sony Pictures for a five-movie series starring Bloodshot and Harbinger. The series will begin in 2017 with the release of Bloodshot, followed shortly thereafter by Harbinger. Both will get sequels leading up to the crossover movie Harbinger Wars, inspired by … Read More