Comics

2017 in comics: The top 5 releases of the year
6:00 pm PDT 29/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As the sun sets on yet another glorious year of comics, it’s time to look back and spurn a review of all the happenings through the course of the year. We witnessed several comics launched over the last 12 months, but we whittle it down to five such titles that stood out from the bunch. It goes as follows: The Village Well-known comic writer Shamik Dasgupta spurned yet another spookfest with Yali Dream Creations’ The Village, a dark, sinister take … Read More


DC and Warner Bros. to make amends for all the losses with a slew of changes in upcoming releases
3:00 pm PDT 28/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Power hungry villains and caped crusaders seem to be taking the world by storm in an effort to create a new revolution of comic mania as the cinematic universe of DC and Marvel continue to steam competitively and aggressively. While Marvel raked in the moolah for the latest superhero actioner Thor: Ragnarok, DC on the other hand, accrued mixed reviews for its recent release Justice League. The question now is, how will DC and Warner Bros climb out of the lurch following a … Read More


Vimanikopedia: Tales documented through illustrations
5:00 pm PDT 23/12/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

Indian mythology has been a subject of deep interest since years, and such will be the case always. Numerous stories have been spun around various elements of mythology, various books have been authored and bold attempts of research and documentation been taken up. Amongst all these is a humble project carried out by Vimanika Comics, going by the name Vimanikopedia. Designed in the style of a blog or a vlog (video blog), Vimanikopedia is a social arm of Vimanika Comics with a … Read More


A major shakeup within the DCEU between Warner Bros and DC
6:00 pm PDT 22/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A tectonic shift beckons the DC cinematic universe, as a raft of changes are about to take place. The Warner Bros (WB) group has decided to take matters into their hands due to the impact received after the Justice League movie. Are you ready to read about what’s going on? I hope you are ready for the crazy things in store for the loyal fans. The first thing you need to know is that DC Films co-president and co-chairman Jon Berg has been … Read More


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