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Hyderabad to witness Comic Con on 24 and 25 September
7:00 pm PDT 05/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After a successful Comic Con express edition in Pune which was held on 20 and 21 February, we had earlier reported that Comic Con India is going to have its full fledged editions in the later half of the year. And today, Comic Con India announced on their social media sites that ‘‎Comic Con‬ Is back In Hyderabad on 24 and 25 September 2016.’ #ComicCon Is Back In #Hyderabad On 24-25th September 2016! Save The Dates & Spread The Word! … Read More

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Will Disney’s D23 Expo clash with San Diego Comic-Con 2017?  
4:00 pm PDT 29/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The biennial exposition event, D23 Expo, has recently announced their dates for their next event. As opposed to the previous year, this time D23 Expo 2017 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center from 14 to 16 July, 2017 whereas last year it was held between 14 and 16 August. The clash lies here as July is also a month for the San Diego Comic-Con as it was held last year from 9 to 12 July and this year … Read More

DC unveils details and creative teams behind ‘Rebirth’
10:30 am PDT 28/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

WonderCon witnessed the much awaited unveiling of DC Comics creative teams for the upcoming line wide ‘Rebirth’ relaunch. The event was hosted by DC All Access’s Tiffany Smith with CCO and writer Geoff Johns and co publishers Jim Lee and Dan Didio taking the stage. With Rebirth, DC Comics will be refreshing their titles with the new creative teams and will begin from 25 May with an 80 page one shot written by Geoff Johns, which will set up storylines … Read More

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‘Sons of Anarchy’ creator Kurt Sutter set to write ‘Lucas Stand’ for BOOM! Studios
11:00 am PDT 26/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently BOOM! Studios had revealed that they will be launching a crossover comic on Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy, the first collaboration between BOOM! Studios and DC Entertainment. And now, it has announced that it’s adding a major title to its comic book line up. The announcement was made at WonderCon stating that Boom! Studios will be publishing a new series from Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter. Titled Lucas Stand, the book will see Sutter transition from gritty, Shakespearean biker drama to … Read More

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‘Comic-Con HQ’ to offer behind-the-scenes access and bonus features from genre titles that defy and define pop culture
11:00 am PDT 15/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Cons have been growing at an exponential rate and the love for this pop culture event is travelling across the globe. San Diego Comic Con which has been growing since 1970 and has grown to be multigenre entertainment and comic convention, announced that it has teamed up with Lionsgate to launch a streaming service with classic sci-fi and fantasy titles, live streams of select SDCC panels, and original programming, including scripted series and unscripted news shows. This subscription video-on-demand … Read More

Tinkle Editor, Rajani Thindiath honoured with the Sahitya Ratna Sammaan
1:00 pm PDT 10/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

As we all know, 8 March marks an important day as we celebrate and showcase our love for women and honour their contributions to the society. AnimationXpress had written about ‘The Wo(W)men of the Indian comic industry’ which talked about Tinkle’s editor Rajani Thindiath’s contribution in the children’s comic industry. And now at an event aimed at inspiring women and celebrating their achievements, Rajani was honoured with the ‘Sahitya Ratna Sammaan’ by the Writers and Journalists Association, Ladies Wing (WAJAL). … Read More

BOOM! Studios and DC Comics set to launch a comic crossover series
12:00 pm PDT 09/03/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

For a studio that’s relatively new in the comic industry, BOOM! Studios has been doing exceptionally well since its inception. Started back in 2005, BOOM! Studios has grown tremendously and has gone on to generate New York Times best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic books and graphic novels. Recently, Village Voice revealed an exciting news for BOOM!’s Lumberjanes (under BOOM! Box imprint). BOOM! Studios is going to have a crossover comic with one of the leading comic publisher, DC Comics. … Read More

Reena Puri and Rajani Thindiath: The Wo(W)men of the Indian Comic industry  
5:00 pm PDT 08/03/2016 By Prerna Kothari

It’s not an unknown fact the Indian comic industry has been there since a long time. In fact, India has a varied number of storytellers and there’s plethora of creative minds who have kept us all engaged with their witty, inspirational stories. We all have been introduced to comics at some point in our life and have been fond of them since those encounters. To name a few comics that’s been there since ages are Diamond comics, Raj comics, ACK … Read More

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