Comics

Comics for a cause: Lawtoons co-founder Kanan Dhru and her compendium of laws
1:00 pm PDT 22/12/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Whilst comics are mainly a source of amusement to its readers, the purpose isn’t merely restricted to just that. It can also be a medium to propagate awareness and information. Just ask Kanan Dhru. Having co-founded Lawtoons, the comic publishing house specialises in belting out comics based on the Indian law, spurned across some real life stories. “Visuals are such a powerful way to tell a story and that’s why we chose comics as the way to propagate laws. We … Read More


Deadpool surprises Brazil fans with free tattoos at the upcoming Sao Paolo Comic Con!
11:00 am PDT 07/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Deadpool can’t stay away from the limelight for long, can he? For, the eccentric, masked crusador is back with another piece of promotional montage replete with his traditional slapstick humour. This time, he’d be sending some “moderately-trained tattoo artists” to the upcoming Sao Paolo Comic Con in Brazil, handing all the visiting fans a chance to get their favourite hero inked on their body. And that’s not all, Deadpool also displays the four different kinds of tattoos that one can … Read More


Graphic India’s ‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’ chronicles the making of the legend of Baahubali
12:00 pm PDT 04/12/2017 By Sachin Bhat

The epic historical fiction of Baahubali has gained a cult status ever since the first movie rolled out in 2015. S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus took the country by storm with its gripping tale and grandiose projections such that it became the norm itself. Eight months after the release of the concluding second installment, the legend of Baahubali continues to live on. Graphic India, one of India’s leading comic publications, turned the whole saga into an animated series, but with a … Read More


Its do or die for Venom against Kraven in the latest Marvel publication of the anti-hero!
3:00 pm PDT 28/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

An ardent Spiderman fan would always have his favourite hero associated with one pertinent villain that put the spidey to the sword like no other. Resembling a darker version of the web-slinger, Venom is that one negative character that hogs just as much limelight in the comic universe, if not more, than Spiderman himself. The endearment with which it was received from the fan base is overwhelming, so much so that the monstrous symbiote is getting its own standalone Hollywood … Read More


Marvel vs DC in comics: Who copied whom?
2:00 pm PDT 28/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel and DC have been around for a very long time. They are better known as the Yin and Yang or the Godly brothers of the comic era. These giants have spawned several characters for comics, cinema and animated movies. However, sometimes the characters from each respectable universe share a striking resemblance to their counterpart. Here we list 10 characters from DC and Marvel, both superheroes and villains and also take a dekko at which character came first. Deadpool and … Read More


The tantalising ten: Knowing all the speedsters in The Flash universe!
6:00 pm PDT 24/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

When you think of speed, what comes to mind? The Flash? Well, in mythology though, it is the Roman God Mercury and the Greek God Hermes. They were fast enough to outrun Gods and deliver messages. This concept made its way into the comic book genre in several different phases. The earliest known speedster in DC is The Flash (1939). Though Marvel has their own version of the speedster called Quicksilver, he came out in (1964). There have been many … Read More


Boom! Studios release issue 21 of ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’
3:00 pm PDT 22/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The day has finally arrived; Boom! Studios release yet another issue to add depth to their famous franchise, Power Rangers. You will be filled with wonder, as this comic takes you back in time to 1969’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The story revolves around the original team with characters like Tommy (White), Kimberley (Pink), Trini (Yellow), Adam (Black) and Billy (Blue). And a blast from the past for the fans, with the Zords of old like the falcon, frog, bear, … Read More


Delhi Comic Con 2017: The capital city’s biggest pop culture event of the year is here!
12:00 pm PDT 22/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India is back with its seventh edition of Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con which will take place from 15 to 17 December 2017 at NSIC Grounds, Okhla. This year’s action packed show features the best of comics, merchandise, toys, experiential zones, international guests, meet and greet sessions, gaming tournaments, fan meet-ups and much more. International guests like Archie comics artist Dan Parent; creator of popular webcomics series Dinosaur Comics, Ryan North, and multiple Eisner award winning artist and … Read More


Everything you need to know about the nine corps of Green Lantern!
3:00 pm PDT 21/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

We’re all well accustomed to the nerdy group of superheroes Guardians of the Galaxy, but ever heard of the ‘guardians of the universe’? To appraise you about the same, they are short, floating, blue guys and are known to be the most knowledgeable sentient beings, also responsible for creating the well known lantern corps, the green lanterns. The inception of the original story could be traced back to the emotional electromagnetic spectrum. It’s an energy field fueled by the emotions … Read More


Harshavardhan’s Peach Tree Comics is all about persistence and a shot at redemption
12:00 pm PDT 21/11/2017 By Sachin Bhat

On any other instance, the inception of a comic publication could be traced back to how the passion for the same was turned into a way of life. But at Peach Tree Comics, the journey started on an unusual note. Originally an animation outfit, a group of four animators set out to make an animation series that was unfortunately, left hamstrung by the lack of workforce. However, they weren’t to be cowed down by the setback, and instead, steered the … Read More


PV Sindhu to be sketched as a comics by Tinkle as it commemorates 37 magical years
2:00 pm PDT 08/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Generations of readers have enjoyed Tinkle and the magazine has changed to keep pace with each new generation that comes. However the essence of Tinkle remains the same – Where learning meets fun. The Tinkle Toons make Tinkle special. They have been unique and massively popular down the years whether they are our classic toons – Suppandi, Shikari Shambu, Tantri the Mantri and Kalia the Crow or the new kids on the block—Ina Mina Mynah Mo, Defective Detectives, SuperWeirdos, Dental … Read More


From casual illustrations to designing for CryptoBitco – Journey of Parul Khandelwal’s Line Drawing Co
11:00 am PDT 07/11/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Ever gazed at the limitless, leisurely moving, azure coloured firmament up above and experienced an avalanche of hazy, imbelic-yet-intriguing imaginations letting rip in your head? Well, graphic designer and illustrator Parul Khandelwal’s one such moment while perambulating on the bustling streets of Bandra, Mumbai, became the turning point of her life. It marked the inception of her own graphic designing and illustration venture, The Line Drawing Co (TLDC). “I looked up at the sky and saw a huge pent house, … Read More