Have a ‘comical’ new year!
6:00 pm PDT 31/12/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

It’s the end of 2019 already and we all are geared up to welcome 2020 with pomp and grandeur. Hoping for a great new beginning with fresh new resolutions, targets, more happiness, love and laughter, let’s enter this new decade with enthusiasm and humour! Few comic artists have put out their thoughts through fun comic making the coming year all the way more comical. Green Humour Green Humour’s witty comics deal with the environmental issues. This comic is a take on … Read More

‘Avengers’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ team up in ‘Empyre’ comic
12:00 pm PDT 31/12/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Entertainment officially announced Empyre, a comic book storyline teaming the Avengers and the Fantastic Four as they stand against an oncoming alien invasion. In a press release, Marvel editor-in-chief CB Cebulski described the event as “One of the most incredible science-fiction sagas Marvel has ever put to page!” The event series co-written by Al Ewing and Dan Slott with art by Valerio Schiti, will be launched in April. “The story grows out of a number of key Marvel stories including … Read More

Amar Chitra Katha talks about the legendary Tatas in its new comic
6:00 pm PDT 24/12/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

ACK Media is turning a new leaf in its 50 year existence. Known for popular brands Tinkle and Amar Chitra Katha, the publishing house has released a comic book that talks about the rise of the Tatas, spanning over a period of 150 years. Titled The Tata Story, the special edition comics are not available in bookstalls but interested persons can buy a copy from the Bombay House – the headquarter of the Tata group. “It was a great honour … Read More

These hard hitting comics force us to think about our treatment towards women over generations
5:30 pm PDT 19/12/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

With the increasing violence and injustice against women, many outrages can be seen in the entire country. Protests, riots, rallies are just the outcome of the inbuilt anger. While every person has his/her way of protesting, Vaanarsena Studios Senapati Vivek Ram and his team planned to put out their feelings through the best known medium- illustrated comics! Most of Vaanarsena’s work has been to educate the audience about our Indian stories. “There has been a lot of sugar coating and omissions … Read More

‘Priya and the Lost Girls’ comic pays an ode to the female superheroes in India
6:00 pm PDT 16/12/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Priya and the Lost Girls is a comic about a woman who vanquishes her fears and dismisses the ridicule, speaking out as a survivor and becoming an inspiration to thousands of women in India who have faced the same ordeal. She is a modern-day female superhero. Priya and the Lost Girls is the third in the series which includes Priya’s Shakti (2014) and Priya’s Mirror (2016). Launched during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign to challenge violence … Read More

Actor Ranveer Singh may play Indian superhero, Nagraj on big-screen
6:30 pm PDT 11/12/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Ranveer Singh is in negotiations to essay the role of the iconic Indian superhero Nagraj for a big-screen adaptation of the comic book series. Nagraj, which literally means snake king, was created in the late 1980s by Sanjay Gupta and published by Raj Comics. The first story on the fictional superhero was penned by Prashuram Sharma and illustrations were done by Pratap Mullik. Later, it was drawn by Sanjay Ashtputre, Chandu and Anupam Sinha. Raj Comics president Manoj Gupta said … Read More

Mumbai Comic Con 2019 witnessed several fans converging to celebrate pop culture
5:00 pm PDT 11/12/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

The ninth edition Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con 2019 was back on 7-8 December, with an exciting pop culture extravaganza treating fans with fun, enjoyment and lots of memorable experiences. Fans and participants (for Cosplay) thronged the Bombay Exhibition Centre (NESCO) with full frenzy where they could find their favourite comic characters like The Avengers, Harley Quin, Wonder Woman, WWE stars, Harry Potter including Indian sensations like Chacha Chaudhury, Shaktimaan and his arch nemesis Tamraj Kilvish under the same … Read More

Abhijeet Kini’s ‘Ek Din ka Hero’ sells all copies at Mumbai Comic Con 2019
6:30 pm PDT 10/12/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Mumbai Comic Con saw many new and veteran comic artists put up a grand show with their new comics or merchandise. Abhijeet Kini Studio’s latest comic titled Ek Din Ka Hero and Funtales of India which is co-published with KathaKids garnered a surprisingly large fan base. While talking to AnimationXpress, Abhijeet Kini Studios founder Abhijeet Kini said, “We sold out all the copies of the comic we carried at Comic Con, Mumbai. I am overwhelmed. I want to give people … Read More

‘Alien Series’ creator and graphic artist Charbak Dipta announces hobby art courses ahead of his fourth graphic novel
6:30 pm PDT 03/12/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

Those who admire innovative, genuine and imaginative art forms which are wacky but amazing, are mostly aware of Indian (Bengali) graphic illustrator and comic artist Charbak Dipta. His fantastic illustrations on ‘Alien Series’ on social media platforms made him a popular name in the art and comics ecosystem. Now, Dipta is all set to provide hobby art courses at his own art academy, The Charbak Dipta Art Academy (TCDAA) besides releasing his fourth graphic novel, The Spoiled Brat later this … Read More

Looking at the creative journey of comic artist and illustrator Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
7:00 pm PDT 23/11/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

In the era taken over by digitisation where almost every individual is glued to screens in front of them, be it a cell phone or anything else, a book or a comic book on a sun kissed afternoon or a lonely night becomes a much awaited recluse or escape. No matter how old one gets, especially in the times of ebooks and kindles, black words running on the white page accompanied with amazing artworks that take you some parallel universe, … Read More

Diamond Toons brings comic on life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji
6:30 pm PDT 06/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

On the eve of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Diamond Toons brings an interactive ‘talking comics’ to educate children about his legacy, divinity and teachings. The comic aims at making kids aware of the teachings of Sikh culture and its rich heritage. The comic will be published in Hindi,English and Punjabi language. The comic book has been made in the guidance of experts and is a part of the talking comic book series Celebrating India that will extensively … Read More

Marvel announces new ‘Ant Man’ comic series
4:00 pm PDT 05/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel has announced a new Ant-Man comic book written by Zeb Wells (Nova, Amazing Spider-Man) with art by Dylan Burnett (X-Force, Cosmic Ghost Rider). The new series will team-up Scott Lang with his daughter Cassie in her current guise as Stinger, after “a seemingly unheroic task for local beekeepers rapidly escalates into a conspiracy that could threaten the Earth!” The press release states Scott and Cassie will go on a globetrotting adventure filled with guest appearances from other Marvel heroes, … Read More