Comics

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


Halloween special: Five horror comics to give you the chills on all Saints’ Eve!
5:00 pm PDT 30/10/2017 By Sachin Bhat

It’s that time of the year when a group of friends gather around in funky costumes, publish pictures of their hideously painted faces; children knock around the neighbourhood doors asking the customary Trick or Treat and when the knives are drawn out to carve a lantern out of a pumpkin. Or should I say, a Jack-o’-lantern. Yes, Halloween is almost upon us and the preparations are in full swing. Although the ghosts and ghouls aren’t celebrated here as much as … Read More


‘The Flash’ season four: A review of episode ‘Luck be a lady’
6:00 pm PDT 28/10/2017 By Sachin Bhat

We’re now into the fourth prong of Barry Allen and his adventures as the Flash. Following the traumatic events of Savitar in the previous season, the Central City crusader and his team have now turned over a new chapter in their lives. Three episodes in, and everything’s starting to take shape. In the third and the latest episode ‘Luck be a lady’, we witnessed a relatively cagey affair. Not to say it didn’t package any eye-popping moments (which we’ll come … Read More


Orange Radius to tap into motion comics with upcoming ‘Parshu’ web series
7:10 pm PDT 25/10/2017 By Sachin Bhat

The Indian film industry’s pursuit of birthing its own version of a classic superhero may still prolong, but comic publishing house Orange Radius has been riding a wave of its own ever since Parshu was brought to existence. The character is inspired by Lord Parshuram, an avatar of Vishnu, who imbues great guts and glory. However, it’s the sacred axe – Parshu – that fired the imagination of Raveesh Mohan, the founder of Orange Radius and the brain behind India’s … Read More


Mumbai Comic Con: Major Highlights
5:30 pm PDT 23/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India’s fifth edition of Maruti Suzuki Mumbai Comic Con will take place on 11 and 12 November 2017 between 11 am to 8 pm at Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon). Special international guests at MCC will include Nick Seluk, creator of the popular web comic The Awkward Yeti, British comics artist David Lloyd (V for Vendetta), Transformers comics series artist, designer and illustrator Andrew Griffith, professional comic book artist for DC and Dark Horse Comics Yishan Li, and international pro-cosplayer … Read More


The Amalgam universe from the eyes of Marvel and DC
12:08 am PDT 22/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

There have been clashes between characters in the past but never a fusion, which is why this gave a distinct taste and view to the whole spectrum. The only other memorable moment was in 1976 where the man of steel Superman faced off against the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. Yes, you know what I am saying. Initially there were conflicts between Marvel and DC. The respective characters destroyed the character as well as its rival universe. To end the rivalry the … Read More


Wolverine goes up against Deadpool in new Marvel comics
6:50 pm PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It seems that Marvel is still at the top of their game with the new comic book release with an interesting versus battle. The company holds nothing back, now that they are making two beasts face-off, wildly striking each other in an epic battle. The book features Marvel heroes Deadpool and Old Man Logan, an X-man, both highly adept in the use of blades and healing abilities. This new issue brings in surprises and is a continuation of the famous ‘Deadpool vs’ … Read More


Fifth edition of Maruti Suzuki Hyderabad Comic Con concludes successfully
5:00 pm PDT 16/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India hosted city’s biggest pop culture event – Maruti Suzuki Hyderabad Comic Con 2017 over the weekend at Hitex Exhibition Centre. The show hosted a spectacular lineup of events including special international guest appearances, exclusive experiential & gaming zones, artist alley, fans sessions, cosplay, book launches  and much more. Comic Con India founder Jatin Varma shared, “Celebrating our fifth anniversary with Hyderabad was really special this year. We had a great turnout. Thanks to the support of our … Read More