Joss Whedon teams up with John Cassaday for ‘Captain America’ Anniversary issue
5:00 pm PDT 04/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Joss Whedon, the mastermind behind The Avengers, has teamed up with John Cassaday, the artist behind the Astonishing X-Men, for a special 75th anniversary issue of Captain America: Sam Wilson. The duo will narrate new tales celebrating the legacy and legend of Captain America in this issue #7. The issue will also include stories by Nick Spencer, Daniel Acuna, Greg Rucka and Mike Perkins. However, the plot of the stories is still not revealed. The two creative minds have worked together in the … Read More

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Yali Dream Creations’ comic ‘The Caravan’ soon to get a Bollywood movie treatment
5:30 pm PDT 18/02/2016 By Prerna Kothari

While Hollywood has been successful in adapting comic books and turning them into movies, this trend isn’t seen in the land where there’s abundance of storytellers and stories. Yes, we are talking about India where not a single movie has been adapted from a comic to movie. Though we agree that the comic industry in India is quite niche but at the same time, the content which is produced is no less than what a movie script requires. There have … Read More

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Why CBS decided to finally air The Flash and Supergirl crossover?
6:00 pm PDT 05/02/2016 By Prerna Kothari

When it comes to strategically planning and capturing audience’s attention, Marvel has always been on the forefront; be it movies, comics or even TV series. This could be observed with the the Phase One stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) wherein Marvel decided to first spin the story around each of the Avengers team members and later incorporate them in the final edition of the phase -Avengers Assemble. This kind of planning was further extended to their television series … Read More

‘Baahubali’ ventures into the comic and animated world with Graphic India
4:00 pm PDT 03/02/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The visually captivating blockbuster movie of 2015 Baahubali – The Beginning, left the audience enthralled with it’s unique storyline. The climax of the film left the audience asking for more from the characters Baahubali, Katappa and Bhallal Dev. The saga is now taking a different route for visualisation, thanks to the director of the movie, S S Rajamouli who has decided to give it a graphic novel treatment. With this development, it seems like Rajamouli and Arka Mediaworks, co founder and CEO, Shobu Yarlagadda … Read More

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Comic based on Rey Mysterio gets launched by El Rey Network
3:00 pm PDT 27/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Today is the day when the biggest wrestling promotional in Mexico carried on television is going to premier. El Rey Network will be premiering the most awaited second season of Lucha Underground and before that, there’s an even more joyous news for Rey Mysterio’s fans. ComicBook has revealed an exclusive look at the first issue of a new Rey Mysterio’s comic book. This comic book is called Peace Keeper and the story has been provided by Justin Ortiz and Christopher DeJoseph. … Read More

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Amar Chitra Katha characters come to life with Nazara Games  
7:30 pm PDT 19/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Nazara Games, the mobile games developer, will be publishing games based on Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) and Tinkle’s well-known characters, according to a report in Economic Times. ACK Media, CEO, Manas Mohan said, “We would like to see gaming revenues contribute anything between 5 and 10 per cent of our total revenues in two years from now. Gaming will give us a certain margin to invest more into customer contact programmes and grow our brands.” ACK has a bunch of … Read More

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Orange Radius unboxes a new business model with Dialogboxx
6:00 pm PDT 12/01/2016 By Prerna Kothari

No one can oppose to the fact that India has a rich and varied culture which has been time and again narrated beautifully by tonnes of people. Continuing that tradition, comic creators have used comics as a medium to narrate not just age old tales but have also put their imagination on paper (or on digital platforms) to convey their thoughts dramatically. Though comic is one of the most effective storytelling medium, it’s not been explored to its true potential. … Read More

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M Night Shyamalan to reboot horror cult series ‘Tales from the Crypt’
11:00 am PDT 08/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The horror comic anthology that shook the world by its terrifying, gore, nudity content which led to its closure, Tales from the Crypt by EC Comics will once again be seen on the small screen thanks to TNT. Rebooting the classic series is M Night Shyamalan, the Indian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has earlier worked on many contemporary supernatural plot movies like The Last Airbender, After Earth and The Visit. The show will be based on the original … Read More

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The African Superheroes out on a mission claiming ‘We can all be heroes’
3:00 pm PDT 06/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

We all are well versed the rich comic industry that’s there in America and the growing number of movies and television shows based on comic/graphic novels, many comic enthusiasts are coming up with their own comic series, be it in print or digital form. And adding to these comic enthusiasts we have Comic Republic, a Nigerian comics startup based in Lagos, which is creating a universe of superheroes for Africans and black readers around the world. Comic Republic’s comics are … Read More

‘Over the Garden Wall’ creator, Patrick McHale not a part of the upcoming comic
1:00 pm PDT 05/01/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The miniseries that went on to bag the Emmy Award, Over the Garden Wall that’s been created by Patrick McHale is set to return but this time not on television but as a comic series. Over The Garden Wall debuted back in 2014 on Cartoon Network and tells the story of two brothers, Wirt and Greg, who find themselves lost in a mysterious woods and with the help of a wise old Woodsman and a foul-tempered bluebird named Beatrice, Wirt … Read More

14 year old sh?jo bags the Shogakukan Rookie Comic Prize
2:00 pm PDT 28/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The recently held Shogakukan Newcomer Comic Awards, witnessed a young talent blooming as the young 14 year old artist bagged the Rookie Comic Prize for her debut manga Idol Ky?k? (Idol Bustle). Ran Tokiwa who’s in her third year middle school in Aichi Prefecture is the new sh?jo (young girl) in the manga world. The debut manga Idol Ky?k? is manga about 4 girls struggling to become the stars in an idol group. As a result of winning, Idol Ky?k? will debut in … Read More

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Titan Comics reveals ‘Independence Day’ comics team and cover
12:00 pm PDT 24/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Earlier last week we saw the trailer of the epic science fiction disaster film Independence Day’s sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence and now we witness the movie’s comic covers. Titan Comics has officially announced the creative team and revealed the covers for the first two issues of their Independence Day tie-in comic book series. The comic will bridge the gap between the 1996 film and next year’s Independence Day: Resurgence. The first issue will be released in stores on 2 March, … Read More