Comics

Tinkling the comic bell with Rajani Thindiath
7:19 pm PDT 12/07/2017 By Sachin Bhat

In a country like India which boasts legendary storytellers and eloquent wordsmiths, Tinkle was the first to present stories in English. Published initially in 1980, the comic book would go on to shape the growing years of so many Indian children as it rose to become one of the most popular magazines in the country. Started by India’s most revered comic writer Anant Pai, the comic digest introduced us to the chucklesome-yet-fascinating world of Supandi and Shikari Shambhu. Now over … Read More


Batman vs Joker: The roles will reverse in DC’s October release
7:30 pm PDT 11/07/2017 By Sachin Bhat

In the most stunning role reversal yet, the infamous psycho of DC Universe Joker is all set to reform and turn into a hero. Renowned artist Sean Gordon Murphy’s Batman: White Knight shows the caped crusader’s greatest nemesis as a good guy. Yes, you heard it right. Slated to hit the stands in October, Murphy has however given a gist of his miniseries where he intends to alter the age old story of Batman and Joker in a way no one could have ever … Read More


Comic Con India bags two golds and one silver at Wow Awards 2017
12:30 pm PDT 10/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India which has popularised the idea of gaming and comics all over the country received three acclaims at the Wow Awards, including a Gold for the best Exhibition/Tradeshow Property of the Year and the best Lifestyle Property of the Year, and a Silver in Festival of the Year – Art/Culture/Lifestyle. The Wow Awards are nation’s highest honours for events and experiences. An initiative of EVENTFAQS, Wow Awards was conceptualised in 2008 as the industry benchmark for excellence in … Read More


Comic Con’s Spider-Man Nite in Delhi rocks; attracts 500 fans
11:00 am PDT 08/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India hosted country’s first ever and the most epic Spider-Man Fan Night to celebrate the Spidey fandom and the release on Spider-Man: Homecoming. Over 500 people attended this event which was held on 7 July 2017 at Social Hauz Khas in Delhi. The entire program witnessed numerous cosplayers and the whole place was filled with fans dressed in the web-slinger’s costumes, masks and T-shirts, flaunting their love for their favourite superhero. Excitement of the attendees to get clicked … Read More


Five comic releases this week you must keep an eye on
7:22 pm PDT 04/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Fifth of July, 2017 may be just another day for the neutrals but for the comic aficionados it means the day of new comic releases. Of the numerous releases, American comic publishing company Dynamite Entertainment plans to release an assortment of comics. It seems the fans are going to have their plates full even when the next set of releases make way. Here is what is in store for tomorrow. Justice Inc. – The Avenger: Faces of Justice vol.1 Private … Read More


Reviewing ‘Circuit Therapy’- One evil world, two wise robots
1:11 pm PDT 03/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A latest in the series of numerous, innovative comic releases, ‘Circuit Therapy’ by Rahul Bhandare brings you a gripping tale of two robots and their tryst with destiny. Unlike most other conventional comic series, this one also reflects on the common travails which humans can normally associate with, whilst also bringing to light some important virtues which must be incorporated in our real world. Without any further ado, let’s delve into the synopsis of Circuit Therapy: Some four thousand years … Read More


TBS Planet Comics launches its new horror comic book ‘Footsteps’
1:03 pm PDT 03/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

TBSPlanet.com has launched its new book in horror genre Footsteps. The comics company will be launching the book in two parts. Of the comic book, founder  Rajeev Tamhankar said, “This comic book Footsteps has been a very special project for us. Primarily, because I wrote this script with my friend, Kunal during our IIT hostel days.” This comic book also has animations enabled on the cover as well as on some surprise frames. Footsteps comic is a horror saga based around the … Read More


Marvel ‘Inhumans’ trailer: First look at the giant bulldog Lockjaw
4:00 pm PDT 30/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

ABC has dropped the first trailer of the TV series Inhumans, based on Marvel comics of the same name. We  analyse the trailer for you. The trailer starts out on the moon which is apparently the place where the Royal Family of Inhumans reside. The Royal Family is headed by the often silent Black Bolt (played by Anson Mount) and his wildly-tressed queen, Medusa (Serinda Swan). After the Family is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii, … Read More


A ghost in the jungle : Fenil Sherdiwala announces India’s first superhero web series ‘Vetaal’
6:08 pm PDT 27/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As the web series concept in India gathers momentum, Fenil comics are set to bring a new dimension to it. They are launching India’s first ever webseries based on a comics superhero. It is a suspense thriller superhero series named ‘Vetaal’. The series is based on the mythological character of the same name however it has been adapted keeping the current generation in mind. Fenil Sherdiwala, the writer of the series, aims to ambush the hegemony which the superhero characters … Read More


An emotional reunion: Human Torch and The Thing of Fantastic Four to come together in Marvel Legacy
11:00 am PDT 26/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Although Marvel Legacy is still a long way from hitting the comic book stands, the cornucopia of posters released by Marvel Comics have given us a hint of what is in store for the anxiously waiting fans. The Marvel comic franchise’s reboot blows the winds of change over several of its core superheroes as the American comic publishing giant goes back to its roots. So while there are speculations about Thor’s demise and the return of the Ghost Rider after … Read More


Fox Animation picks feature film rights for Molly Ostertag’s upcoming graphic novel ‘The Witch Boy’
5:30 pm PDT 01/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Fox Animation has picked the feature film rights to Molly Knox Ostertag’s The Witch Boy, The Hollywood Reporter reported. The book is the first solo graphic novel outing of Ostertag, who works as a designer on the Disney show Star vs. the Forces of Evil. Scholastic Press will publish The Witch Boy in October. Fox senior executive Darlene Caamaño Loquet will oversee the project for the studio. The Witch Boy centres on 13-year-old Aster, whose family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters and … Read More


‘Black Lightning’ trailer: Meet CW’s newest show where justice walks like thunder, strikes like lightning, and runs in the family
5:00 pm PDT 19/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The CW has released the first trailer of Black Lightning, and it is packed with action and drama but unfortunately, will not be a part of the larger DC extended universe that the network has put together. Played by Cress Williams, Black Lightning is one of DC’s first headlining black superheroes. In the trailer, Jefferson Pierce is shown as a superhero who keeps the streets safe from a gang known as The 100, and is “hope, personified”. But after a … Read More