Comics

comixology
Amazon’s comiXology with ‘comiXology Unlimited’ offers unlimited comics at a nominal $5.99 subscription model
11:00 am PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

In 2014, it was announced that comiXology, a cloud-based digital comics digital distribution platform has been acquired by Amazon. comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world with over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers. And now, news has come that Amazon has introduced comiXology Unlimited, a new service on the distributor’s website that lets the customer pay for an unlimited membership. It’s been termed as the ‘Netflix of comic books’. Over … Read More


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Comic Republic plans to launch new comic book ‘Visionary’
5:00 pm PDT 24/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Nigerian comics startup based in Lagos, Comic Republic that aims to raise funds to support the dream through sponsorship and advertising from multinationals and NGOs have so far released Guardian Prime, ERU, Avonome, Hero Gen, Ireti, Generation, Aje and Vanguards. Last month, since Nigeria has an ongoing fuel crisis which has crippled the economy and led to long queues on the streets, Comic Republic decided to influence people to be in control of the situation and this they did … Read More


DC Comics’ new logo draws inspiration from its previous one
10:00 am PDT 18/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DC Comics seems to have definite plans for its future as the company has just revealed its brand new logo. Number 11 in the series since the initiation, the new logo looks to have drawn attention from its former ones, which were in place during the 70s. The new logo will replace the current so called ‘peel’ logo that was implemented in 2012 and encapsulated the essence of old legacy and new possibilities with a peeling effect covering the initials … Read More


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‘Locke & Key’ once again to be adapted into a television series; this time by its publisher IDW itself
12:00 pm PDT 10/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Given the trend of taking inputs from comics and churning out some brilliant live action television content from them has been a thing for quite some time now. From Arrow to Flash and even the Marvel Netflix series like Daredevil, TV series inspired from a comic books has been intriguing the audience as they feel a connection towards the story and the characters coupled with the excitement of their favourite comic characters coming to life. One such endeavour in works is a … Read More


Cartoonist
5 Indian cartoonists whose works will definitely leave a mark on your senses
6:00 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

To capture real life events and turn them into a cartoon is not an easy job. And to be a cartoonist it definitely takes a lot! To be a good cartoonist, one should have a knack on the subject and what they want to portray via their drawing. Along with that they have a comic perception, sense of humour and the utmost important quality is that they should have a good hand at drawing. And to honour these unique species, … Read More


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Comic book ‘Priya’s Shakti’ gets funding from World Bank for its second chapter
3:45 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By Prerna Kothari

The comic that made its debut back in December 2014, has gone out to become a global sensation as it tackles the problem of sexual violence particularly seen in India. The comic book is none other than Priya’s Shakti which highlights the threat of sexual harassment and violence that women face on a daily basis unless deeply rooted patriarchal norms are challenged. Created by Ram Devineni and Dan Goldman, just like the protagonist Priya who’s the new hero for a … Read More


Cartoonist day
A look at 8 Indian cartoonists who left their legacies in the form of art
12:30 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

We’re are all familiar with cartoons, be it in magazines, newspapers, web illustrations, comic books and the fact remains that they provide us with comic relief after a long day. Throughout the globe, cartoonists have used their art as a medium to highlight social stigmas, injustice, corruptions and even applauded the deserved ones when required. Today, on Cartoonist’s Day, we take a look at some of the aces from the Indian cartoon industry, who though have left us, have managed … Read More


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20th Century Fox pulls out of San Diego Comic-Con 2016 over fears of piracy
2:00 pm PDT 29/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After mesmerising fans with clips and visuals from their much anticipated upcoming movies like Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse last year, 20th Century Fox will not be present at the Hall H of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. While the event has been one of the most favoured destinations for companies to showcase teasers and clips of their upcoming movies, in the recent past it agitated some of them as clips revealed in the event went on to be pirated and were … Read More


frozen
Elsa and her adventures will be out this July with Frozen’s Comic series release
4:00 pm PDT 23/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The animated film that audience couldn’t ‘Let Go’ was Disney’s 2013 feature Frozen. Be it the mesmerising queen Elsa or the sweet tender princess Anna, Frozen transcended the viewers with its magical art of storytelling, characterisation, music and crisp animation. A tale which had such an effect resonates for long in the minds of the multitude and therefore, this feature has received a comic treatment. The Canadian publisher Joe Books is bringing the influential story to the comic book world. … Read More


Snoopy Museum out
Charles M. Schulz’s Snoopy Museum finds its way in Tokyo, Japan
11:30 am PDT 22/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

We all have read the comic strip where a beagle was seen wearing an aviator’s helmet and goggles and a scarf while carrying a swagger stick. And recently that comic strip was brought to life in a 3D computer animated comedy film, The Peanuts Movie which was produced by Blue Sky Studios. The  loyal, innocent, imaginative and good-natured beagle Snoopy who’s the pet of Charlie Brown made his debut in The Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz on 4 … Read More


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Hyderabad to witness Comic Con on 24 and 25 September
7:00 pm PDT 05/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After a successful Comic Con express edition in Pune which was held on 20 and 21 February, we had earlier reported that Comic Con India is going to have its full fledged editions in the later half of the year. And today, Comic Con India announced on their social media sites that ‘‎Comic Con‬ Is back In Hyderabad on 24 and 25 September 2016.’ #ComicCon Is Back In #Hyderabad On 24-25th September 2016! Save The Dates & Spread The Word! … Read More


D23 Expo
Will Disney’s D23 Expo clash with San Diego Comic-Con 2017?  
4:00 pm PDT 29/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The biennial exposition event, D23 Expo, has recently announced their dates for their next event. As opposed to the previous year, this time D23 Expo 2017 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center from 14 to 16 July, 2017 whereas last year it was held between 14 and 16 August. The clash lies here as July is also a month for the San Diego Comic-Con as it was held last year from 9 to 12 July and this year … Read More