Comics

‘Arrival’ screenwriter Eric Heisserer to pen Valiant’s ‘Secret Weapons’ comic
4:00 pm PDT 25/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Eric Andrew Heisserer, the screenplay writer for Arrival – based on Story of Your Life written by Ted Chiang – is working on his new comic series called Secret Weapons for Valiant Comics. Secret Weapons is based on Harbinger, a best-selling comic about a team of teenage superheroes. In Secret Weapons, the team will band together under the leadership of Livewire to combat evil. Heisserer has earlier written a couple of mini-series for Dark Horse Comics. He has also penned the screenplay … Read More


Fenil Sherdiwala demystifies the creation of B.L.A.C.K. comics
4:30 pm PDT 22/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Four years ago, the idea for B.L.A.C.K. – first instalment in Jasoos Balram detective comic series – was born at Fenil Comics, a comic book publishing house based in Surat, Gujarat. The 32-page comic is written by Fenil Sherdiwala and edited by Bipin Sherdiwala. News surrounding Fenil Comics publishing their two new titles – SECRET AGENT OM and B.L.A.C.K. – first came in 2012, when the company was in the midst of publishing the multi-series comics. B.L.A.C.K. is the first … Read More


‘Fast and Furious’ producer Neal Moritz to adapt comic ‘Talent’ into a feature film
6:30 pm PDT 14/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Fast and Furious franchise producer Neal Moritz is all set to adapt the comic thriller ‘Talent’ into a full-fledged movie in association with Boom! Studios. The comic’s story tells the tale of a professor who becomes the sole survivor of a plane crash and eventually comes to discover that he has been infused with the abilities of each and everyone who died in the crash. As he comes in terms and learns his new abilities, he is relentlessly pursued by … Read More


2nd edition of Alto Indian Championship of Cosplay launched by Comic Con India
5:45 pm PDT 23/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India (CCI) announced the launch of the country’s premier cosplay championship ‘Alto Indian Championship of Cosplay’ which is the premier cosplay (costume play) competition in the country, bringing together the best in the community to compete against each other for the chance to represent India on an International level. This is an initiative by Comic Con India to encourage local cosplayers to go professional and provide them an International platform as well. The championship will take place on … Read More


TBS Planet to launch a comic channel in partnership with Jio Chat
1:30 pm PDT 20/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

TBS Planet recently announced its official partnership with Jio Chat. The Indian comics company which started in July 2016 will be launching a comics channel on the Jio Chat Mobile App to make it convenient for the users to read new comics every day. The channel ‘TBS Planet Comics’ is scheduled to go live next week. On the company’s recent partnership, founder Rajeev Tamhankar said, “It is a huge honour for us to partner with Jio Chat. With this new … Read More


‘Overwatch’ introduces its first queer character with a holiday comics titled ‘Reflections’
3:00 pm PDT 21/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

With the festive season making its way through, the gaming industry has already been lit up with various events and giveaways themed around the Christmas holidays. However, one of the most coveted games of the year is all set to gift its fans with something other than a special events and giveaways. Blizzard has just released a new, holiday edition comics for its smash multi-player hit Overwatch which dominated The Game Awards this year, taking home four recognition to its … Read More


Review: Shivaay by TBS Planet
1:30 pm PDT 20/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Title: Shivaay Story: Rajeev Tamhankar Art: Satyajit Mondal Publisher: TBS Planet (Bengaluru and Mumbai) Editor: Rajeev Tamhankar Pages: 30 Pages (Colour) Price: INR 99 Release Date (Print & Digital): October  2016 Age Rating: Teen For those who came in late, Thought Bubble Studio (TBS Planet) was launched in May 2016 by the talented Rajeev Tamhankar. He then launched Ved (TBS Planet’s first comic book superhero) and subsequently followed it up with The Hands of Death (The Flying Jatt Movie tie … Read More


Review: Frew Comics #1769: Replica Series No 09
6:30 pm PDT 15/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Book 1: Frew Issue No 173 – The Reporter Title: Frew Replica Series # 09 Story: Lee Falk Art: Wilson McCoy Publisher: Frew Comics (Australia) Publisher: Dudley Hogarth Pages: 100 Pages (Black & White) Price: Aus $9.50 Release Date (Print and Digital): 25 November 2016 Age Rating: All Ages One Line: Reprinting the Iconic Back Issues of Frew Comics. Synopsis: Three different stories published earlier in the Frew Comics are reprinted and they are put in their respective place in … Read More


Big Viking Games to develop Valiant Entertainment content for HTML5 messenger gaming platforms
12:00 pm PDT 14/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Big Viking Games, a leader in HTML5 mobile instant games, and Valiant Entertainment, the award-winning comic book publisher with a library of more than 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong and more, announced a five-year mobile content partnership that will convert Valiant’s massive library of characters and stories into mobile instant gaming experiences focused on new gaming platforms such as the recently launched Facebook Messenger.  “It’s an honour to partner with Valiant and bring their incredibly … Read More


The guest and artist list for Delhi Comic Con 2016 has been revealed
8:00 pm PDT 28/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con is undoubtedly one of the biggest (or perhaps the biggest) event revolving around the pop culture. The Indian audience has also caught on to the essence of the event as the recently concluded Bengaluru Comic Con was well received. Now it’s time for the Delhi edition of the event and the full list of participating artists has been released. It will be held from 9 to 11 December at NSIC Ground Okhla. Here’s a list of special guest/artists attending the … Read More


TBS Planet launches a mobile based comic reading app “TBS Planet Comics”
1:00 pm PDT 16/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Bengaluru based comics studio, TBS Planet, announced its mobile app titled “TBS Planet Comics” for reading comics. TBSPlanet.com, founder and CEO, Rajeev Tamhankar said, “We want people to fall in love with the world of imagination once again. We want people to be able to read comics anytime anywhere for free. There is a major population today that travels to offices and colleges in cabs, buses or local trains. We want these people to be able to read comics … Read More


A new female superhero ‘Mighty Girl’ launched by Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Graphic India
11:15 am PDT 14/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

India would now have a new female superhero to ignite the imaginations and foster the inspirations of children all across the country – Mighty Girl! And it’s coming from the studios that gave us Chakra The Invincible – Graphic India and POW! Entertainment. The new “Chakra The Invincible and Mighty Girl” comics were unveiled on stage at the Bengaluru Comic Con as four original comics that will be given away free to children across India and the world digitally. Graphic … Read More