Marvel’s mutant family ‘X-Men’ receives pilot order from FOX
10:30 am PDT 13/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DC and Marvel. Two comic book publishers who have been ruling not just the comic industry but are also making a mark in the Hollywood industry by doing their best to keep up with the growing competition as they have also managed to get a fan base for their small screen shows. Marvel’s Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter have already managed to carve out a space in the heart of the audience with their storyline and visual effects. … Read More

Tinkle announces a brand new character as it goes fortnightly
5:00 pm PDT 09/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Flipping through the glossy pages of a cartoon filled comic book has been a favourite hobby in almost everyone’s childhood and Tinkle has always been a household name in the world of comics in India. This popular comic series by Amar Chitra Katha has now planned to go fortnightly. The comic magazine, a huge hit with kids, used to be a monthly magazine earlier. However, the publication has decided to now be a fortnightly comic magazine, apparently to cater to the … Read More

Same story with a different style: The ‘Flinstones’ are making a comeback through comics
4:00 pm PDT 29/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Flinstones’, the name itself brings back flashbacks and memories from the past. The show debuted on American television on 30 September, 1960 and ran successfully till 1 April, 1966. It was the first animated show which took a lucrative spot on American television’s prime time. Loved by millions even after four years of broadcast, the Hanna-Barbera show continued with reruns, several series and even live-action movies based on it. Now, the Flinstones will be back, but in a whole new … Read More

Comic Con India to present India’s first ever ‘Comic book celebration week’
3:30 pm PDT 28/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Gear up to celebrate the first ever ‘Maruti Suzuki Alto Comic Book Celebration Week’ in India presented by Comic Con India and powered by ReadWhere from 4 to 10 July, 2016. Comics enthusiasts and fans can download a host of Indian Comic book samplers for free straight on their desktop, phone or tablet (iOs & Android Store) from any part of the country. The main publishers participating in the Comic Book Week are Amar Chitra Katha, Chariot Comics, Graphic India, … Read More

Titan Comics to publish Assassin’s Creed mini-series ‘Last Descendants – Locus’
12:30 pm PDT 25/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft’s hit game franchise that will now be seen on the big screen is getting an new comic mini-series. The mini-series Last Descendants – Locus is going to be published by Titan Comics and will be launched in September ahead of the movie release. The Assassin’s Creed mini-series will be a four part comic series that’s being penned by Eisner-nominated Ian Edginton (X-Force, H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds) and ties directly into the forthcoming Assassin’s Creed young … Read More

Dwayne Johnson set to produce an upcoming graphic novel based movie ‘Son of Shaolin’
10:30 am PDT 23/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Central Intelligence and Fast and Furious actor who’s known by his ring name The Rock, Dwayne Johnson is set to produce a movie based on a forthcoming graphic novel. The graphic novel is named as Son of Shaolin and has been acquired by Sony Pictures. As reported by Deadline, Son of Shaolin is soon going to be published and will be created and written by Jay Longino. Longino has recently co-scripted Skiptrace movie that’s set to release on 2 … Read More

Comic Con India finds its presenting sponsor for the year 2016 in Maruti Suzuki Alto
3:00 pm PDT 22/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Maruti Suzuki Alto will be the presenting sponsor at one of the biggest pop culture events in India, Comic Con India. It was announced today by Comic Con India that this year too, Maruti Suzuki Alto will be the presenting sponsor for the 2016 calendar year which includes Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi. Comic Con India, part of the Reedpop family of events, is dedicated to expanding India’s popular culture by creating high profile events that cater to fans of … Read More

Poster of Anil Kapoor’s remake of Bruce Willis’ comic book movie, ‘Red’ revealed
3:00 pm PDT 20/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Anil Kapoor has already created a name for himself in bringing big Hollywood shows into the Indian television screens. The first season of the show ‘24’ was well received by the Indian audience, in which Anil Kapoor starred himself. He even acquired the rights for the critically acclaimed series Prison Break. Shifting his focus from small screen to big, Anil Kapoor got in terms with the makers and will be remaking the 2010 action movie ‘Red’ in Hindi. The movie … Read More

AAN Comics, Tinkle, Amar Chitra Katha makes it to the 27th edition of the Limca Book of Records
4:15 pm PDT 15/06/2016 By Prerna Kothari

The second book of records in the world after Guinness Book of World Records, Limca Book of Records (LBR) had launched their 27th (2016) edition during the ’Make in India’ week, (MIIW) 2016. The book has successfully identified people who have the spirit to excel and follow their goal with single-minded passion. And Indian comic publishers have also made their entry in the 27th edition. Tinkle got enlisted as the ‘First all-comic magazine for children’ whereas Amar Chitra Katha for … Read More

List of comic launches to be observed in 2016 by Indian publishers
6:00 pm PDT 10/06/2016 By Prerna Kothari

Though the year 2016 is almost halfway down the calendar, there haven’t been much of new comic launches this year except Speech Bubble Entertainment’s Taranath Tantrik – City of Sorrows – Part 4 and Holy Cow Publishing’s finale comic to their best selling series, Shaitan Issue 04 among the few. But don’t fret over it as our Indian comic publishers will be rolling out new comic books soon and AnimationXpress has got you covered. Here are the comic launches that … Read More

Graphic India and ISM Komix launches ‘Hyper Tygers’ comic series starring Rohit Sharma
2:30 pm PDT 09/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

In December, Rohit Sharma along with Graphic India, UK based, ISM Komix and Cornerstone Sport, had announced that they are launching a new environmental superhero team called, “Hyper Tygers.” Seems like it’s the right time to launch the comic as we recently observed World Environment Day on 5 June. Hyper Tygers is the world’s first superhero cricket team, who play futuristic Hyper Cricket to save the environment, their village, and the world. The Hyper Tygers eBooks will be available for … Read More

Iconic band ‘Josie and the Pussycats’ set to rock the comic world again in September
10:30 am PDT 09/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After being shot to death, we thought this would be the last we saw of the red haired goofy guy Archie. However, last year it was revealed that Archie will be back in a new resurrected version by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples. Since its launch, the comic series has been getting a good response and now we hear yet another great news. The company has just announced that the iconic rock band Josie and the Pussycats are getting an … Read More