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Whistling Woods School of Creative Arts launches new comic books at Comic-Con 2018
5:00 pm PDT 26/12/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

The talented group of students of Whistling Woods School of Animation left an impeccable impression at Comic Con 2018. With the guidance and support of Whistling Woods School of Animation HOD- Animation Yusuf Mehta, the students displayed some exclusive and original comics aimed to transfer the reader into a world of awe-inspiring possibilities. Whistling Woods International president Meghna Ghai Puri quoted, “At Whistling Woods, we encourage our students to think out of the box and challenge the status quo. It … Read More

Mumbai Comic Con 2018: A spectacular confluence of artists and fans
5:30 pm PDT 24/12/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

What’s life without a dash of fun, frolic and enjoyment? And for comics fans and admirers, it just got better with Comic Con! Referred to as #TheBestWeekendOfTheYear, Mumbai Comic Con 2018 was more epic than it has ever been! The eighth edition of Maruti Suzuki Arena Mumbai Comic Con was back on 22-23 December, to treat every avid comic and pop culture fans with best experiences possible. Enthusiasts thronged the Bombay Exhibition Centre to attend the opening day of this … Read More

Blending myth, research and imagination, horror anthology ‘Darkshaala’ explores the uncharted areas of the genre
6:00 pm PDT 19/12/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Horror as a genre, has swept people off their feet as well as entertained them, since long. Incorporated in various art forms like novels, movies, daily soaps, comics and others, it gives a different feeling of satisfaction and entertainment that at times become, almost unputdownable. Indian comic and doodle artist, caricaturist and writer Satyanarayanan Govind, better known as Chari, along with author Nandita Basu has recently launched a horror anthology Darkshaala at the Indie Comix Fest, Delhi that attempts to … Read More

Chacha Chaudhary promotes ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign with ‘Chacha Chaudhary and Bye – Bye Kachra’
5:00 pm PDT 19/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Chacha Chaudhary, one of the biggest influencer of all generations has again come up in support of ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign! In continuation to Swachh Bharat comic series, Diamond Toons has launched the fourth edition of the comic book – Chacha Chaudhary and Bye – Bye Kachra, to create awareness on waste management and recycling of garbage. The comic has been translated in 12 major Indian languages namely Hindi, English, Bangla, Gujarati, Marathi, Assamese, Malayalam, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. … Read More

Graphic novel ‘Xavi Origins: The Struggle’ explores vigilantism in modern India
4:00 pm PDT 19/12/2018 By Parth Kaushik

Comicbook scene in India seems to be flourishing as many Indie artists are coming up with path-breaking and nuanced content. Recently a new Indian comicbook company called Dhansu Production announced that they will be launching their first issue of a graphic novel called Xavi Origins: The Struggle. Written by Yudhveer Dahiya, The Struggle tracks a story of a boy with a volatile past who braves the vicissitudes of life and emerges from setbacks and odds that are heavily lobbed against … Read More

Wolverine to don the classic brown and yellow costume?
12:00 pm PDT 19/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Fans of X-men will recognise Wolverine from the earliest portrayals as the rough-and-tough mutant with swanky sideburns, no moustache and unique prongy hairstyle, sporting the brown and yellow costume as the beloved character’s trademark description. Over the years of different portrayals, Wolverine has been seen in various different appearances. Taking cognizance of the fandom’s keen appetite for 90’s nostalgia, creators have rolled out a new suit for the upcoming X-men run with the return of some classic colours. In the … Read More

Have a good night sleep with ‘Sleepsutra’
5:30 pm PDT 17/12/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

WonTolla brings to the readers the stories about ‘Sleep’. Yes! Possibly the most relatable and pleasurable emotion in any person’s life. At least one third of our life is spent sleeping, and Sleepsutra unravels the states of consciousness we drift in and out of from the day we were born, with our parents watching over us, to sleeping alongside spouses, lovers, companions and friends, to the times we have slept by ourselves, alone! It also sees one through sufferings on hospital … Read More

Marvel announces a new spin on ‘Spiderman Comics’
3:00 pm PDT 13/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Undoubtedly, Spiderman is one of the most beloved superheroes in the world.  Spiderman comics have had the widest dissemination, making him a household name along with being a poster boy for Marvel. The good news is that Marvel has announced a new series that is all set to fascinate the fans. Superheroes are not seen to be ageing most of the times. It’s the world around superheroes that they adapt to in order to evolve with times and stay relevant. … Read More

Bengali graphic novel ‘Utsav’ portrays Durga Puja in its truest form
4:00 pm PDT 05/12/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Festivals are an integral part of our lives. They’re a symbol of unity, harmony, togetherness and enjoyment. And for Bengalis it’s all the more, as the common saying goes- ‘13 festivals in 12 months’; the greatest being Durga Puja. To portray a vivid description of the celebrations during these five days, Kolkata based comic artist Satrajit Choudhury is coming up with a new Bengali graphic novel, Utsav. Set in late-90s Kolkata, the story tracks a mystery along with the funny … Read More

Treble Comics releases a new webcomic ‘A Song of Heroes’
2:30 pm PDT 03/12/2018 By Parth Kaushik

The flourishing web-comics scene has been able to cater to a wide variety of audiences over the past decade. Manga-style webcomics have carved out their own niche with a multitudinous fan-following all across the globe. Recently Treble Comics released their new webcomic A Songs of Heroes which is all set to dazzle the fans with intricately drawn figures and fantastic artwork by India-based artists Jazyl Homavazir, Santosh Pillewar and Khushnaz Bode. Written by Patrick Ireland, A Song of Heroes is … Read More

Late legend Stan lee to have more Marvel cameos?
4:00 pm PDT 28/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As the news of Stan Lee shuffling off the mortal coil shook the fans  last week, it set the fans reeling with a rather lachrymose prospect of not being able to see his cameo appearances again which he took great delight in. Lee was an undisputed legend in the comics world. The icon’s comic career started back in 1939, before Marvel existed. He’s responsible for popular characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Black Panther. The cameos were a way … Read More

Super villain Ares turns a hero in ‘Wonder Woman’ comics?
1:30 pm PDT 26/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Lately it was revealed that Wonder Woman has a brother who had been raised far out of the spotlight, living a quiet life of fishing and simple pleasures until he learns about his extraordinary powers. But in the 59th edition of Wonder Woman, another brother, Ares came tête-à-tête with our Amazonian princess. Ares might have been previously known for his villainy in the DC’s universe but Wonder Woman comics seems to have revived the character in heroic shades.  The story … Read More