Limca Book of Records 2016
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

Hyper Tygers
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

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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

Ant Man
‘Ant-Man’ and ‘Rocket and Groot’ to get an animated treatment from French animators
1:00 pm PDT 08/06/2016 By admin

Marvel has been coming up with many animated series over the years like X-Men, Iron Man, Spider-Man and many more. With their recent hit live action movies like Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy, we were expecting an animated series as well on it. And seems like we will get to witness an animated version of the two movies. Thanks to the new tax credits offered by the French film commission, Film France, the country is drawing studios like Paramount, … Read More

Jupiter's legacy
Mark Miller’s comic based movie ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ set to be penned by Brian and Mark Gunn
11:00 am PDT 02/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the surge in the number of comic adapted movies flocking the movie screens, yet another comic book is about to set its foot in the film industry, and this time it’s not from the DC or Marvel house. We are talking about Jupiter’s Legacy published by Image Comics. Last year it was announced that the series writer Mark Miller was in the works, and had partnered with producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers). According to ComicBook, the comic is going … Read More

Amazon’s comiXology with ‘comiXology Unlimited’ offers unlimited comics at a nominal $5.99 subscription model
11:00 am PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

In 2014, it was announced that comiXology, a cloud-based digital comics digital distribution platform has been acquired by Amazon. comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world with over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers. And now, news has come that Amazon has introduced comiXology Unlimited, a new service on the distributor’s website that lets the customer pay for an unlimited membership. It’s been termed as the ‘Netflix of comic books’. Over … Read More

comic republic
Comic Republic plans to launch new comic book ‘Visionary’
5:00 pm PDT 24/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Nigerian comics startup based in Lagos, Comic Republic that aims to raise funds to support the dream through sponsorship and advertising from multinationals and NGOs have so far released Guardian Prime, ERU, Avonome, Hero Gen, Ireti, Generation, Aje and Vanguards. Last month, since Nigeria has an ongoing fuel crisis which has crippled the economy and led to long queues on the streets, Comic Republic decided to influence people to be in control of the situation and this they did … Read More

DC Comics’ new logo draws inspiration from its previous one
10:00 am PDT 18/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DC Comics seems to have definite plans for its future as the company has just revealed its brand new logo. Number 11 in the series since the initiation, the new logo looks to have drawn attention from its former ones, which were in place during the 70s. The new logo will replace the current so called ‘peel’ logo that was implemented in 2012 and encapsulated the essence of old legacy and new possibilities with a peeling effect covering the initials … Read More

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‘Locke & Key’ once again to be adapted into a television series; this time by its publisher IDW itself
12:00 pm PDT 10/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Given the trend of taking inputs from comics and churning out some brilliant live action television content from them has been a thing for quite some time now. From Arrow to Flash and even the Marvel Netflix series like Daredevil, TV series inspired from a comic books has been intriguing the audience as they feel a connection towards the story and the characters coupled with the excitement of their favourite comic characters coming to life. One such endeavour in works is a … Read More

5 Indian cartoonists whose works will definitely leave a mark on your senses
6:00 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

To capture real life events and turn them into a cartoon is not an easy job. And to be a cartoonist it definitely takes a lot! To be a good cartoonist, one should have a knack on the subject and what they want to portray via their drawing. Along with that they have a comic perception, sense of humour and the utmost important quality is that they should have a good hand at drawing. And to honour these unique species, … Read More

Comic book ‘Priya’s Shakti’ gets funding from World Bank for its second chapter
3:45 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By Prerna Kothari

The comic that made its debut back in December 2014, has gone out to become a global sensation as it tackles the problem of sexual violence particularly seen in India. The comic book is none other than Priya’s Shakti which highlights the threat of sexual harassment and violence that women face on a daily basis unless deeply rooted patriarchal norms are challenged. Created by Ram Devineni and Dan Goldman, just like the protagonist Priya who’s the new hero for a … Read More