TBS Planet to launch a comic channel in partnership with Jio Chat
1:30 pm PDT 20/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

TBS Planet recently announced its official partnership with Jio Chat. The Indian comics company which started in July 2016 will be launching a comics channel on the Jio Chat Mobile App to make it convenient for the users to read new comics every day. The channel ‘TBS Planet Comics’ is scheduled to go live next week. On the company’s recent partnership, founder Rajeev Tamhankar said, “It is a huge honour for us to partner with Jio Chat. With this new … Read More

‘Overwatch’ introduces its first queer character with a holiday comics titled ‘Reflections’
3:00 pm PDT 21/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the festive season making its way through, the gaming industry has already been lit up with various events and giveaways themed around the Christmas holidays. However, one of the most coveted games of the year is all set to gift its fans with something other than a special events and giveaways. Blizzard has just released a new, holiday edition comics for its smash multi-player hit Overwatch which dominated The Game Awards this year, taking home four recognition to its … Read More

Review: Shivaay by TBS Planet
1:30 pm PDT 20/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Title: Shivaay Story: Rajeev Tamhankar Art: Satyajit Mondal Publisher: TBS Planet (Bengaluru and Mumbai) Editor: Rajeev Tamhankar Pages: 30 Pages (Colour) Price: INR 99 Release Date (Print & Digital): October  2016 Age Rating: Teen For those who came in late, Thought Bubble Studio (TBS Planet) was launched in May 2016 by the talented Rajeev Tamhankar. He then launched Ved (TBS Planet’s first comic book superhero) and subsequently followed it up with The Hands of Death (The Flying Jatt Movie tie … Read More

Review: Frew Comics #1769: Replica Series No 09
6:30 pm PDT 15/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Book 1: Frew Issue No 173 – The Reporter Title: Frew Replica Series # 09 Story: Lee Falk Art: Wilson McCoy Publisher: Frew Comics (Australia) Publisher: Dudley Hogarth Pages: 100 Pages (Black & White) Price: Aus $9.50 Release Date (Print and Digital): 25 November 2016 Age Rating: All Ages One Line: Reprinting the Iconic Back Issues of Frew Comics. Synopsis: Three different stories published earlier in the Frew Comics are reprinted and they are put in their respective place in … Read More

Big Viking Games to develop Valiant Entertainment content for HTML5 messenger gaming platforms
12:00 pm PDT 14/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Big Viking Games, a leader in HTML5 mobile instant games, and Valiant Entertainment, the award-winning comic book publisher with a library of more than 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong and more, announced a five-year mobile content partnership that will convert Valiant’s massive library of characters and stories into mobile instant gaming experiences focused on new gaming platforms such as the recently launched Facebook Messenger.  “It’s an honour to partner with Valiant and bring their incredibly … Read More

The guest and artist list for Delhi Comic Con 2016 has been revealed
8:00 pm PDT 28/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con is undoubtedly one of the biggest (or perhaps the biggest) event revolving around the pop culture. The Indian audience has also caught on to the essence of the event as the recently concluded Bengaluru Comic Con was well received. Now it’s time for the Delhi edition of the event and the full list of participating artists has been released. It will be held from 9 to 11 December at NSIC Ground Okhla. Here’s a list of special guest/artists attending the … Read More

TBS Planet launches a mobile based comic reading app “TBS Planet Comics”
1:00 pm PDT 16/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Bengaluru based comics studio, TBS Planet, announced its mobile app titled “TBS Planet Comics” for reading comics., founder and CEO, Rajeev Tamhankar said, “We want people to fall in love with the world of imagination once again. We want people to be able to read comics anytime anywhere for free. There is a major population today that travels to offices and colleges in cabs, buses or local trains. We want these people to be able to read comics … Read More

A new female superhero ‘Mighty Girl’ launched by Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Graphic India
11:15 am PDT 14/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

India would now have a new female superhero to ignite the imaginations and foster the inspirations of children all across the country – Mighty Girl! And it’s coming from the studios that gave us Chakra The Invincible – Graphic India and POW! Entertainment. The new “Chakra The Invincible and Mighty Girl” comics were unveiled on stage at the Bengaluru Comic Con as four original comics that will be given away free to children across India and the world digitally. Graphic … Read More

Preview: Durga: The Legends by Vimanika Comics
4:30 pm PDT 29/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Story by: Shashank Avvaru Art by:  Dildeep Singh, Alessio Mariani Publisher: Vimanika Comics Age group: 12 – 60  years Price: Rs 100 + Poster Free /Perfect Bind Here’s the synopsis of the comic: Her courage knows no bounds. Her strength has no limits. Her love sees no obstacles. Yet, every time she descends her challenge is greater than before, her test harder than before and her enemy more powerful than before. This one hundred page Mytho/Ancient Historical epic collects three … Read More

Review: Surgeon X #01 by Image Comics
11:30 am PDT 29/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Title: Surgeon X (Part 1) Story: Sara Kenney (UK) Art: John Watkiss (UK) Colourist: James Delvin (UK) Publisher: Image Comics (USA) Editor: Karen Berger (USA) Pages: 44 colour pages Price: $3.99 Release Date (Print & Digital): 26 September 2016 Age rating: 17+ only Come December and you would see the 25th anniversary of the copyright initiation that formed the way for Image Comics’ launch. Against the idea of Marvel owning up all the creative rights for the characters they’ve created, … Read More

Exclusive preview: Doctor M by Kalapani Comics
7:00 pm PDT 27/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Story by: Shashank Avvaru Art by: Revin Publisher: Kalapani Comics Age group: 12 – 45 years Pages: 31 center pinned comic strip Price: Rs 99 Post its first two comic launches Kaged Muscle and Eldritch Chronicles, the contemporary imprint of Vimanika Comics – Kalpani Comics is set to launch to launch its third title Doctor M. Here’s the synopsis of the comic: One minute, Dr. Harsh Nigam – reputed homoeopathic practitioner, inventor, researcher is lost in a world of microorganisms … Read More

Mumbai Comic Con 2016: A drab experience with good comic and artist line-up
8:00 pm PDT 26/10/2016 By Prerna Kothari

With actor Ajay Devgn and the crew of his upcoming movie Shivaay being present at the Mumbai Comic Con, the sixth edition of the Mumbai con ended on a high note. With the approach of this year’s most awaited releases: Doctor Strange and The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we got to witness new instalments at the convention. Promoting Fantastic Beasts was Warner Bros’ Wand Master Training Booth where people learnt to use wands to create official spells, … Read More