Comics

‘D.E.B.I.’ : A post-apocalyptic take on the mythological event of ‘Mahishasuramardini’
7:00 pm PDT 08/09/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Future- A void, an unknown phenomenon that holds a lot of mystery. And that’s what we, humans are most concerned as well as afraid of-the fear of the unknown. Over the centuries, people have in their ways tried to assess and possibly predict the future that ranged from science, to mythology, to art and much more. This thirst of knowing what’s beyond our grasp, is so driving that few people find themselves immersed in it taking the help of their … Read More


Superior Spider-Man ready to make a comeback this December
1:00 pm PDT 08/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel has announced to bring back Otto Octavius (aka Doctor Octopus) in his own ongoing comic series, The Superior Spider-Man this December. The series will give him a Spider-journey of his own, independent of Peter Parker,  to be the best Superhero he believe he can be. Written by Christos Gage and art work by Mike Hawthorne, the events of this book will most likely build off of The Superior Octopus, which has been announced for an October release. This new … Read More


Marvel introduces Old Man Punisher in ‘Old Man Logan Annual #1’
4:00 pm PDT 06/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel has introduced Old Man Punisher in Old Man Logan Annual #1 where Punisher is going share the space beside Logan aka Wolverine. After dystopian treatments of Wolverine and Hawk-Eye over the years, Marvel Comics has introduced “Old Man” version of another popular character, Frank Castle. Punisher would probably follow the trail of both Old Man Logan and Old Man Hawk-Eye which have shown readers how these characters survive in a wasteland where all other heroes are dead and they alone have to … Read More


‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ comics to be back in 2019
2:00 pm PDT 05/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel fans have a reason to celebrate as Marvel Comics has announced to relaunch the Guardians of the Galaxy comic book series in 2019. The publishing house has finally decided to bring back the Guardians of the Galaxy series, nine months after the previous series of this superhero franchise came to an end. Marvel Entertainment took to Twitter to unveil the poster of the upcoming comic book series which is slated to be released in January 2019. The poster ‘Who … Read More


‘Brigands: Ruin of Thieves’-The making of the fantasy comic series directly from the makers
7:00 pm PDT 03/09/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

There’s hardly anyone who hasn’t grown up reading comics being totally engrossed in it. Comics transport us to different worlds of superheroes, enchanted places, magic, horror and fantasy. It acts a temporary escapade from the otherwise monotonous humdrums of reality. Over the years, comics have seen several changes in terms of content and its treatment. Fantasy tales has remained a fan-favourite throughout and low-fantasy, more so. Low fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy fiction where magical events intrude on a … Read More


Go Go Power Rangers: all the Rangers swap colours
2:00 pm PDT 25/08/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The Power Rangers are undergoing a change with colours as they swap among each other. Presumably, they will swap their weapons and Zords as well. Over the years, Power Rangers have gone through a lot in the comics, but this is the newest version of change. Even the incarnation of this iconic team was made and brought together by the Shattered Grid event. The upcoming comic book by BOOM! Studios named as Go Go Power Rangers will focus on the … Read More


Marvel bringing back original Defenders for a new comic book series
12:00 pm PDT 25/08/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

While Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage are keeping fans busy with their digital original line up, Marvel is reviving the original ‘Defenders’ for a new comic book series this December, titled The Defenders: The Best Defense. Spread across five special issues, The Best Defense will bring the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Silver Surfer and Sub-Mariner back together for the first time in more than a decade in one-off issues featuring all-new stories, alongside the new release. Marvel has … Read More


Comic Books
Comic books: a continuous source of entertainment and learning
6:00 pm PDT 23/08/2018 By Shibani Shah

For some people, comic books are a mode of passing time while getting entertained and for some, it is the need of their well-being. Many readers prefer comic books over novels as they connect better when it is reading a story with pictures. Comic books draw the interest and makes people read as the language used is easy to understand, the narration is smooth, and the imagination receives illustrations. Agreed, the classic novels are generally harder to read as it is … Read More


Batman and the Outsiders
DC Entertainment is relaunching the ‘Batman and the Outsiders’ comic book series
3:00 pm PDT 23/08/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

DC  Comics is launching a new Batman and the Outsiders series which will be written by Bryan Edward Hill (Detective Comics) and artist Dexter Soy (Red Hood and the Outsiders). Cover art is done by Tyler Kirkham and Arif Prianto. After spinning out of the Hill’s current run on Detective Comics and will star the superheroes like Signal, Orphan, Suicide Squad member Katana and Black Lightning. The series is expected to release at the end of this year. Speculation about a new Outsiders … Read More


Cyrus Daruwala’s ‘Zal’ is a breath of fresh air in the age of political newspaper comic strips
7:00 pm PDT 22/08/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Newspapers seem to be inseparable part of daily life. Our days start with flipping the pages of a newspaper accompanied by a teacup or a coffee mug. Besides news and other necessary informations, it also provides the excitement of leafing through the pages to find our favourite entertainment sections, one of them being newspaper comic strips. Who haven’t enjoyed reading Garfield, Calvin and Hobbes, Blondie and many more during their childhood or even in the present day? On a personal … Read More


Iceman
Spider-Man and his amazing friends are reuniting in ‘Iceman #3’
1:00 pm PDT 21/08/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The stars of the well-liked 1980s cartoon Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends are returning to the comic book world in November through Iceman #3. The trio had last appeared together in May 2014’s Amazing X-Men #7. They also had made an appearance in Spider-Man Family: Featuring Amazing Friends #1 to celebrate the cartoon’s 25th anniversary. The team had made a mark in the history with their collaborative teamwork in defeating the villains. In this story, Iceman (Bobby Drake) goes on … Read More


Ironheart
Eve Ewing is penning the upcoming Marvel series ‘Ironheart’
11:00 am PDT 21/08/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Comics has announced that the Chicago-based poet and academic Eve L. Ewing is going to write for the new ongoing comic Ironheart which is about the teen genius and superhero who temporarily takes over Iron Man while Tony Stark is in the coma. Ewing is an academic, a social media maven, a poet, and a playwright. The comic book is expected to be launched in the fall and the illustrations will be given by Kevin Libranda (Champions). The story … Read More