TBS Planet Comics plunges into the field of animation with Chanakya’s biopic
6:30 pm PDT 25/07/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Since its inception in 2016, TBS Planet, founded by Rajeev Tamhankar has been known for its interesting line-up of comic books for all age groups. Over the years, TBS Planet Comics has only grown to be counted among India’s fastest growing comics and graphic novel publishers. In fact, it is the only Indian action comics publisher to come out with one new title every month besides being official comic partners for Bollywood Movies like Shivaay and A Flying Jatt within … Read More

Marvel to culminate ‘Old Man Logan’ with its 50th issue
1:30 pm PDT 25/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The beloved Old Man Logan will see its last in October. It’s time in the Marvel Universe has come to an end. The solicitations from Marvel Comics revealed that the series will end with its 50th issue. Written by Ed Brisson with art by Ibraim Roberson, Old Man Logan #49 and Old Man Logan #50 will ship in October. The solicitations informed that the final story will probably revolve around the protagonists’ rivalry with the Maestro, another castaway from the … Read More

Meet Rhyme Fighters: Mumbai’s superheroes without capes
6:30 pm PDT 24/07/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

Mumbai…the city that never sleeps! And as is rightly said this city goes on and on, seeing sunrises after sunsets, giving millions of moments to visitors and Mumbaikars alike. With each passing day, the city just gets younger, building more relations and making more people fall in love with her. With the never-ending hustle and bustle, the city drapes everyone who comes to her, in her blanket of warmth and love. But the common man from Mumbai is not so common. … Read More

Dark comics: the likes of today’s generation
3:30 pm PDT 24/07/2018 By Shibani Shah

It is a widely conceived perception that comic books are referred to as been made specifically for children. When mentioned about a comic book, the first thing that comes to mind is comic stories based on superheroes targeting an age-group that include toddlers and kids. But the truth been told, some comic books are apt for adults more than they are suitable for kids. As it is likely visible the love for comics had started when we were kids, but … Read More

‘Batman: The Animated Series’ will come to Blu-ray this October
1:30 pm PDT 24/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced that Batman: The Animated Series will be coming to Blu-ray. The set will also have seven art cards, an art book and Funko mini-figures based on Batman, Harley Quinn, and The Joker. Along with the 109 episodes of the series, the box set will also include bonus animated features like Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman and Mister Freeze: Sub Zero, and mini-documentaries. The set also includes audio commentaries by cast and crew on … Read More

‘Aquaman’ trailer makes a splash at SDCC 2018
2:30 pm PDT 23/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The first trailer of Aquaman, the first stand-alone of Justice League’s star was revealed by Warner Bros. at San Diego Comic-Con. Aquaman is the latest entry in the universe of DC films. Alongside Jason Momoa, the film features Amber Heard as Atlantean warrior Mera, Patrick Wilson as Aquaman’s villainous half-brother, Orm, and Nicole Kidman as their mom, Queen Atlanna. Arthur Curry, was a highlight of 2016’s Justice League, this is the first time we’ve gotten to see him in action … Read More

Lawtoons’ second comic to be published by year end
6:00 pm PDT 20/07/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

Keeping in mind the need to make kids know more about the citizenship, democracy, laws and rights but not through the boring and dull civics textbooks is quite a task! Understanding their likes and creating something interesting yet informative is what Lawtoons co-founder Kanan Dhru focuses on. Lawtoons is a fun way of making kids know about the basic concepts of government and the laws and rights of our country. The first edition of Lawtoons covering the Fundamental Rights was … Read More

Kelly Sue DeConnick to write and Robson Rocha to draw for ‘Aquaman’ comic
4:00 pm PDT 20/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

At San Diego Comic-Con, DC announced that Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel, Pretty Deadly, Bitch Planet) will write for Aquaman. Shortly after the announcement came out, Entertainment Weekly confirmed that Robson Rocha will be the artist for the series. Rocha has drawn for the Issue #35 of the current Aquaman series. DeConnick is known to be the first woman to write Aquaman’s solo series. The official numbering and publication dates for DeConnick’s take over are yet to be announced, but … Read More

Some of the forgotten superheroes of the past who didn’t make it big
2:30 pm PDT 19/07/2018 By Shibani Shah

With each passing year, newly launched superheroes are becoming an integral part of our lives. Everyone has preferences when it comes to choosing the most-liked superhero, and the freedom to dislike those who are less pleasing. Sometimes, the liked superheroes take a backseat due to the newly developed liking for the latest superheroes. It is similar to when a new toy or a new piece of clothing takes away the charm of your favourite outfit, the one that was the most loved … Read More

Comixology introduces new line of original comics
1:30 pm PDT 19/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Comixology is growing over the past years with a growing home for original comics, apart from the digital series it already sells which includes publishers like Marvel, DC and more. It announced a new line of original series under its banner early this year and is now coming up with some more. Four of the comics from the newly launched line are available to the fans now which include Goliath Girls by Sam Humphries and Alti Firmansyah. It revolves around … Read More

‘Rainbow Brite’ comics to colour our book-shelves in October
5:30 pm PDT 18/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Dynamite Entertainment and Hallmark announced the entry of classic character Rainbow Brite to comics. Rainbow Brite was introduced by Hallmark Cards in 1983 with an animated television series premiering just a year later. Writer Jeremy Whitley (My Little Pony, Unstoppable Wasp) and artist Brittney Williams (Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, Goldie Vance)bring colours to everyone’s life with the all-ages monthly series. The official synopsis of Rainbow Brite comic series reads: Wisp and Willow are best friends who live in a small … Read More

Marvel and IDW partners to develop a new line of comic books for young readers
3:00 pm PDT 18/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Entertainment and IDW Publishing have collaborated to develop middle-grade comic books for young readers featuring popular Marvel characters. “From Iron Man to Captain Marvel, from the Hulk to Shuri — the Marvel pantheon has something for everyone. With this team-up, Marvel and IDW aim to bring exciting, all-new comics to a generation growing up in a Marvel world,” mentioned IDW editor-in-chief John Barber. Launching in November 2018, the line-up will start with a Spider-Man series featuring both Peter Parker … Read More