DC Comics comedy series ‘Powerless’ turns powerless as showrunner departs
4:00 pm PDT 17/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The DC comics comedy series Powerless is literally turning ‘powerless’. The sitcom creator Ben Queen has departed the series. Producers NBC and Warner Bros. Television are on their search for a new showrunner. The production on the midseason series has been postponed till a replacement for Queen will be found. Ideally, the production for the show was slated to begin at month’s end. Queen’s decision to depart the project starring Vanessa Hudgens was a mutual one and stemmed from creative … Read More

Review- Yali Dream Creations takes social adversaries in its hand with ‘Rakshak’
6:00 pm PDT 05/08/2016 By Prerna Kothari

A gory blood-stained face of a man in a hood, three beaten boys, a lady with a smile plastered on her face capturing image of this grotesque scene in her smartphone. The picture – quite vivid – instils in your mind as you see the cover art by Marcio Abreu and Prasad Patnaik, for Yali Dream Creations’ latest comic book, A Hero Among Us: Rakshak. The comic publishing house known for The Caravan series has launched Rakshak as a new … Read More

Diamond Comics roped in to deliver comic strips for Sony SIX’s TNA Wrestling
4:30 pm PDT 04/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

So far we have witnessed the launch of games based on the live sports events taking place in India. With gaming industry taking momentum in the sports field, Sony SIX (a part of Sony Pictures Networks India, SPN) has now thought of giving the comic industry a push. Taking innovation to a whole new level Sony SIX launches their first ever digital comic strip for one of its wrestling properties, Total Non-Stop Action (TNA). These comic strips will feature on … Read More

Fenil Comics to deliver the graphic novel for the telugu film Taskara’s sequel
7:00 pm PDT 29/07/2016 By Prerna Kothari

It’s quite common to see a comic book series getting its own movie wherein few issues are released related to the storyline of the film to promote it. However this scenario is something that’s unknown in the Indian market. Generally a comic related to the movie is released post the film’s premier (exception being The Blueberry Hunt). Seems like the Telegu film industry is now being open to the idea of not just incorporating VFX in their films, but also … Read More

From beasts to metahumans, watch everything that was showcased at San Diego Comic-Con 2016
11:00 am PDT 25/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The biggest comic convention, San Diego Comic-Con just got over and surely gave us a lot to talk about. The four day con witnessed a massive turnout of more than 100,000 attendees who got to witness some major trailer and teaser releases from the two major comic book giants, DC and Marvel. Even though many major studies gave Comic-Con a miss, no fan can deny the fact that they were in for a treat this year as Disney owned Marvel … Read More

Stan Lee’s latest superhero comic book franchise – Nitron
10:30 am PDT 21/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

A comic industry legend who has bestowed the comic fans with superheroes like Spider-Man, the Hulk, The X-Men and many others, Stan Lee is set to once again introduce a new comic book character. As reported by Vareity, Lee unveiled the new comic book characters ‘Nitron’ on the eve of the San Diego Comic Con. Just like his early works that have been now adopted across entertainment platforms, this new character franchise is aimed feature films, TV and digital platforms. … Read More

Marvel’s mutant family ‘X-Men’ receives pilot order from FOX
10:30 am PDT 13/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DC and Marvel. Two comic book publishers who have been ruling not just the comic industry but are also making a mark in the Hollywood industry by doing their best to keep up with the growing competition as they have also managed to get a fan base for their small screen shows. Marvel’s Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter have already managed to carve out a space in the heart of the audience with their storyline and visual effects. … Read More

Tinkle announces a brand new character as it goes fortnightly
5:00 pm PDT 09/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Flipping through the glossy pages of a cartoon filled comic book has been a favourite hobby in almost everyone’s childhood and Tinkle has always been a household name in the world of comics in India. This popular comic series by Amar Chitra Katha has now planned to go fortnightly. The comic magazine, a huge hit with kids, used to be a monthly magazine earlier. However, the publication has decided to now be a fortnightly comic magazine, apparently to cater to the … Read More

Same story with a different style: The ‘Flinstones’ are making a comeback through comics
4:00 pm PDT 29/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Flinstones’, the name itself brings back flashbacks and memories from the past. The show debuted on American television on 30 September, 1960 and ran successfully till 1 April, 1966. It was the first animated show which took a lucrative spot on American television’s prime time. Loved by millions even after four years of broadcast, the Hanna-Barbera show continued with reruns, several series and even live-action movies based on it. Now, the Flinstones will be back, but in a whole new … Read More

Comic Con India to present India’s first ever ‘Comic book celebration week’
3:30 pm PDT 28/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Gear up to celebrate the first ever ‘Maruti Suzuki Alto Comic Book Celebration Week’ in India presented by Comic Con India and powered by ReadWhere from 4 to 10 July, 2016. Comics enthusiasts and fans can download a host of Indian Comic book samplers for free straight on their desktop, phone or tablet (iOs & Android Store) from any part of the country. The main publishers participating in the Comic Book Week are Amar Chitra Katha, Chariot Comics, Graphic India, … Read More

Titan Comics to publish Assassin’s Creed mini-series ‘Last Descendants – Locus’
12:30 pm PDT 25/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft’s hit game franchise that will now be seen on the big screen is getting an new comic mini-series. The mini-series Last Descendants – Locus is going to be published by Titan Comics and will be launched in September ahead of the movie release. The Assassin’s Creed mini-series will be a four part comic series that’s being penned by Eisner-nominated Ian Edginton (X-Force, H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds) and ties directly into the forthcoming Assassin’s Creed young … Read More

Dwayne Johnson set to produce an upcoming graphic novel based movie ‘Son of Shaolin’
10:30 am PDT 23/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Central Intelligence and Fast and Furious actor who’s known by his ring name The Rock, Dwayne Johnson is set to produce a movie based on a forthcoming graphic novel. The graphic novel is named as Son of Shaolin and has been acquired by Sony Pictures. As reported by Deadline, Son of Shaolin is soon going to be published and will be created and written by Jay Longino. Longino has recently co-scripted Skiptrace movie that’s set to release on 2 … Read More