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

‘Chhota Bheem’ comic books are gaining popularity
11:30 am PDT 23/09/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Comics have been one of the paramount sources of entertainment and it’s universally one of the best mediums of entertainment. When Green Gold Animation started the merchandising of Chhota Bheem, comics were a prominent category. Chhota Bheem and Mighty Raju comics are a reflection of the animated series. “We have used the same background images along with the scripts. Readers can enjoy the comics the same way they enjoy the animated series,” said Green Gold Animation COO and executive director … Read More

TBS Planet’s ‘Karma’ comic will be available for the readers in Dainik Bhaskar daily
4:00 pm PDT 28/06/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

TBS Planet Comics’ Karma comic gets syndicated in the daily Dainik Bhaskar. It is available currently for the readers in Jabalpur and the surrounding regions. TBS Planet Comics was in touch with Dainik Bhaskar for sometime in regards to the syndication, mentioned TBS Planet founder Rajeev Tamhankar. When asked about choosing Karma for this syndication, Tamhankar said, “Karma is one of the most unique characters from the publication house.”  In comics industry, there is a variety of heroes- some capture … Read More

Tom King to leave DC Comics’ main ‘Batman’ title
4:00 pm PDT 23/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Well known comic book writer Tom King is going leave DC Comics’ main Batman title unexpectedly after issue #85, which is slated to release in 2019. According to Bleeding Cool, Tom King who writes DC Comics’ bi-monthly Batman title, would be departing the book after issue #85. Various other outlets have confirmed the news, however, he will remain involved with DC Comics. Tom King recently revealed that there will be a twist in an upcoming part of his run that … Read More

‘Chintoo’ comics to be compiled together in a book
12:30 pm PDT 22/05/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

The utterly loved comic strip, Chintoo which started in 1991 and reached every household through newspapers in black and white format became a part and parcel of our everyday routine. The comics published in newspaper from 1991 to 2000 are now compiled in a book, consisting of 16 volumes which launched today, 22 May 2019 at Srujan Art Gallery, Pune by veteran comic artist S. D. Phadnis and author Meena Prabhu. “Since 1991, the Chintoo comics published are read by … Read More

Atomic Cartoons, JAKKS Pacific and Cyber Group Studios announce master toy agreement for ‘The Last Kids on Earth’
5:00 pm PDT 13/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Atomic Cartoons, the kids and family division of Thunderbird Entertainment Group and Cyber Group Studios have announced that they have entered into a master toy agreement with JAKKS Pacific, for The Last Kids on Earth series created by Max Brallier. Under the terms of the new agreement, JAKKS Pacific, a  designer, manufacturer and marketer of toys and consumer products, will develop and bring to market a range of merchandise inspired by the bestselling book series and upcoming Netflix production about … Read More

Let out your inner artist at Abhijeet Kini’s comic workshop
5:30 pm PDT 29/04/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Love comics? Always have ideas you want to convert into comics? Comic artist and Abhijeet Kini Studios’ founder Abhijeet Kini is bringing a comic workshop which will let your inner comic creator pop right out. Kini is a Mumbai based illustrator, animator and independent comics publisher, known for his work in Tinkle Comics (Butterfingers, Defective Detectives, Superweirdos) and comic series Angry Maushi and Fanboys. He is the winner of the Comic Con Awards for his Rhyme Fighters comic series. He has … Read More

Comic artists spread awareness amongst Indian citizens about their right to vote
5:00 pm PDT 27/04/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Maharashtra will vote for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 in four phases. The polling dates are 11, 18, 23 and 29 April. With the elections falling on a Monday, youngsters tend to grab the opportunity of this long weekend and go on outings. Indians are made aware about their right to vote through various campaigns. What connect with the citizens are the comic strips that are published by artists through various mediums. Comic is a medium of expressing ideas through images. … Read More

Guest Column| Comics and graphic novels got a new lease of life
7:00 pm PDT 24/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

“Comics are words and pictures. You can do anything with words and pictures”—Harvey Pecker And they were just treated like that for a long time. The medium of comics can be traced back to the mid of 19th century. In America and Europe, they started as just strips in newspapers as fun elements. It reached the peak of their fame in 1930s with characters like Tintin in Europe, till superheroes came along and changed the game for a long time. The … Read More

Tinkle Comics’ beloved character, Tantri finally graces the king’s throne
6:00 pm PDT 17/04/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Tinkle’s legendary series Tantri the Mantri will fulfil a popular demand from Tinkle readers. After 35 long years, Tantri gets his heart’s desire to rule the kingdom of Hujli, with the death of Raja Hooja. Tantri is a minister at the court of king Hooja. However he always had his eye on the throne of Hujli. In this effort, he has tried his best to get rid of Hooja over the years. To his frustration, all his attempts have ended … Read More